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Jordi Grognard
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Instrument(s) Tenor saxophone, Soprano saxophone, Bb clarinet, Bass clarinet, Flute, Bansuri, Oboe, Duduk, Graïle
Date of birth November 28, 1981
Place of birth Namur
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Phone 0474 29 09 11
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Web site Dedicated website
 Current bands

Jordi Grognard trio (Leader)      Yôkaï (Leader)
Oba Loba (Sideman)      Nicola Lancerotti SkiN (Sideman)
Moker (Sideman)      Machine Mass Trio (Sideman)
Homegrown (Sideman)      Giovanni Di Domenico & Abschattungen (Sideman)

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Born in 1981 in Namur Belgium from a catalan-spanish mother and a french-speaking father. Trained on clarinet then on jazz saxophone (tenor). Has studied in London, Brussels and Rotterdam with among others, John Ruocco, Jeroen Van Herzeele, Kris Defoort, Henri Boq and Daniel Stokart. Occasional Dj and vinyl freak. Many travels, lives in Brussels.
Mainly a jazz/impro instrumentalist but has also played as a sideman in north-african, 'french' chanson or reggae bands. He has played and recorded with Machine Mass Trio (BE/US), has toured China with Nicola Lancerotti's quartet Skin (BE/IT) and has appeared as guest with Kraut-rock legendary group Embryo (DE).
Currently plays with Moker - a five piece band from Gent led by guitarist Mathias Van de Wiele which also features Bart Maris on trumpet and Giovanni Barcella on drums, with Oba Loba - Joao Lobo and Norberto Lobo's 6-piece chamber orchestra and with his own quartet featuring Manolo Cabras on bass and Benjamin Sauzereau on guitar.
Co-leads Yokaï, an instrumental psychedelic ethio-jazz ensemble that brings dancing and trance to music and party venues.
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