The Jazz Station Big Band needs you !

The group has launched a call for donations in order to release a new album with the participation of the harmonica player Grégoire Maret.

The Jazz Station Big Band has been a resident group at the Jazz Station since 2006 and we are is pleased to host them every first Thursday of the month. This typically Belgian group has become a real platform for many actors of the Belgian jazz scene who have played here, but also for big international names invited for a concert (Jason Rebello, Emil Viclicky, Grégoire Maret,...).

The Jazz Station Big Band had the chance to play with a true harmonica genius at the Dinant Jazz Festival (2017): Grégoire Maret. New-Yorker (Swiss of origin) and close to Toots Thielemans, he has really taken over from the latter for a few years. Indeed, we see him alongside the greatest musicians (Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Madeleine Peyroux, Stevie Wonder, etc ...) raise the harmonica to the rank of higher art! The collaboration between Grégoire Maret and the Jazz Station Big Band was obvious: both the band and the harmonica player provided original pieces, and these were arranged by the band’s members.

Today, three years after the recording of their live, and in order to release this opus on Hypnote Records (young hyperactive Belgian label), they need some help from you. In this way, the album can then be mixed, mastered, pressed and distributed for the happiness of jazz lovers!

Thanks for your help!

To access the crowdfunding and make your contribution, click here.