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MikMâäk

MikMâäk is anything but your average bigband: 16 top musicians with astonishing personalities, a repertoire composed by different band members and a savoury mix of sheet music and improvisations. The artistic direction lies in the hands of Laurent Blondiau and Fabian Fiorini. After their debut album MikMâäk, the band will release a new live album in 2019.

Ever since the creation of the project in 2014, MikMâäk has performed at the most renowned jazz festivals in Belgium: the Brussels Jazz Festival, Jazz Middelheim, Gaume Jazz and Mithra Jazz in Liège. The group has also been resident band at Recyclart and Théâtre Marni.

Their sound, energy & podium presence is simply fascinating. Organised chaos is altered with sharp individual interventions that flow organically into liberating compositions… with Mâäk’s typically disarming touch of humour!

Artistic direction
Laurent Blondiau & Fabian Fiorini

Line-up
Bart Maris, Jean Paul Estiévenart, Laurent Blondiau: trumpets
Michel Massot, Pascal Rousseau, Adrien Lambinet: tubas, trombones
Guillaume Orti, Jeroen Van Herzeele, Bo Van der Werf, Grégoire Tirtiaux: saxophones
Pierre Bernard, Quentin Manfroy: flutes
Yann Lecollaire: clarinet
Fabian Fiorini: piano
Nathan Wouters: double bass
Samuel Ber: drums

Info & booking
Koen Stynen – koen@metx.be

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