Belgian jazz quartet to perform in Hanoi

Wednesday, 2018-09-19 17:32:07
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Jazz artist Steve Houben
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NDO - Vietnamese jazz lovers will have a chance to enjoy two concerts performed by renowned musicians including Steve Houben, Grégory Houben, Quentin Líegeois and Jean-Louis Rassinfosse.

The concerts are scheduled to take place at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on September 25 and at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on September 28.

The events are organised by the Wallonie-Bruxelles Delegation to Vietnam on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of a bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and Wallonie-Bruxelles (1993-2018).

The concerts will also feature two popular Vietnamese jazz artists Quyen Van Minh and Quyen Thien Dac.

Steve Houben has performed with music legends such asChet Baker, Mike Stern, George Coleman, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Joe Eardley, Joe Newman, etc. His music ability, talent for improvisation, and relentless creativity have led to him becoming a widely known artist in the world and an icon of Belgium jazz music.

Grégory Houben is a multi-talented artist. He learned to play the trumpet, but his heart was always torn between music and acting, between jazz and French songs, between his beloved homeland Belgium and Brazil – a country he explored while on a vacation when he was 17, the land which aroused in him the passion to devote himself to music wholeheartedly.

Jean-Louis Rassinfosse is a well-known contrabass musician. He is highly regarded for his warm, romantic music heard through hundreds of records whilst Quentin Liégeois is a guitarist who won the New Talent award of DjangodOr 2009, First Prize for Jazz guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.