Hendrik Braekman

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EDUCATION

Studied with a.o. : Paolo RADONI, Peter HERTMANS, Serge LAZAREVITCH, Peter NIEUWERF, Philip CATHERINE (guitar) Hein VAN DE GEYN, Joe LOVANO, Dave PIKE, Rob MADNA(ensemble) Bert JORIS, Vince BENEDETTI (arrangement), Dennis LUXION (piano and composition), Roger KELLAWAY (harmony) between 1983 and 1988.

WORKSHOPS

 

Pat METHENY, John ABERCROMBIE, Bill FRISELL (guitar)

Joe LOVANO, Paul MOTIAN (ensemble) between 1990 and 1994

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE

 

As a member of the following bands :

 

FRANK VAGANÉE SEXTET : hard bop 1985-89 laureat at the Oostendse jazzfestival

MONICA STOCES : middle jazz 1986-89 Recording for BRT radio

JEROEN VAN HERZELE QUARTET : hardbop 1988-91

WASO QUARTET : with Koen DECAUTER 1989-93 Recording for Swiss radio.

HET MUZIEK LOD 1990-93 “Portretten”, “Kazen” and “La Nuit est une sorcière” Sidney Bechet (music-theatre)

ANDY MCGHEE ALL STARS 1991 Ode for Duke Ellington with Kris DEFOORT, Marc GODFROID, Gino LATTUCA

JPSBIGBAND 1992-94 Concerts in Noord Frankrijk and Cannes Recording by RTB radio 1993 CD recording

GUY CABAY QUARTET : swing period 1993 Recording Brosella by BRT radio

BART DEFOORT QUARTET(hardbop) 1994-1995 Compositions and arrangements recording by Dutch radio “Live vanuit het Vlaamse Huis in Amsterdam” 1994

DUO WITH PETER HERTMANS 1994 Recording by BRT “Gitaarfestival”

JOHAN VERMINNEN : “Chanson en Jazz” 1998-99

PATRICIA BEYSENS QUARTET : middle jazz 1990-98 Tour and recording by German radio 1993

THE NEG BAND (motown and funk) 1992-2002

CATHERINE DELASALLE EN GROEP : modern chanson 1993-2004 compositions and arrangements, tour in Taiwan, Paris, China, recording by Dutch, Flemish and Taiwanees radio and French television.

FABIEN DEGRYSE : “TRIBUTE TO RENÉ THOMAS” 1994 (hardbop)

“WANNES ZINGT BALLADS” (jazzstandards and ballads) 1996-99 Quartet with Wannes Vandevelde

TRIO RONY VERBIEST(jazzmusette) 1996-2000 CD recording “Ah Bah Joat” recording radio 3 “live vanuit de Foyer in St Niklaas” 1998 Advertising and studio sessions.

ANCESTHREE : “Ancesthree” (Ben Sluijs, H. Braeckman, Piet Verbist) 1999-2002 Radio and Cd recording Live Opa Tuur. 20-10-2000

MIRRDIN DECAUTER (Flamenco) 2002 Cd recording “Flamencontrar” 2004

JAN DE HAAS Cd recording : “doing my thing” and tour 2003

BJO (Brussels Jazz Orchestra) with DE FILHARMONIE 2003 with DAVE LIEBMAN and KENNY WERNER (Antwerp and New York) 2004 with KENNY WHEELER and NORMA WINSTON Jazz-Middelheim 2005 with Music from Frank Vaganee on the motion picture “PICCADILLY” 2006 with Dave Liebman tour and cd recording 2006

TRIO FRANK VAGANEE 2003-NOW

LIVE AT THE OLYMPIAD IN ATHENS 2004 The music of HADZIDAKIS with OLLA VOGALA

Opening of “DE HANDELSBEURS GENT” recording “METAMORF” 2002

SEXTETTO TANGEDIA ; Music of ASTOR PIAZOLLA with Gwen Cresens 2004

PAPILLON ; with JEAN CORTI, ex-accordionplayer of Jaques Brel 2004-2005 Cd recording “ Hotel Bergerac” 2004

25ste Piano festival at ROQUE D’ANTHERON with “de Symfonie van Vlaanderen” Frederic Gulda, Cello concerto with Horns and jazzcombo. 2005

TRIO STEFAAN BRACAVAL 2004-NOW Quartet Cd-Tour

SAM VLOEMANS’ BORD DU NORD Tour and cd
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As a leader :

 

KING & CO repertoire from 1920 to 1960 1990-94

HB’S CONFUSION : jazzfusion 1990-98 Tour in Kuwait November 1997 (own group)

HENDRIK BRAECKMAN TRIO (MOVES) 1990-1997 From bebop to contemporary

HENDRIK BRAECKMAN GROUP “ ‘til now” featuring BERT JORIS and KURT VAN HERCK recording 2004, release 2005, tour 2005-2006, A nomination of the “KLARA MUZIEKPRIJZEN” category best Flemisch Cd.

JAZZ GUITAR TEACHER :

 

Jazzstudio in Antwerp 1985-1994

Secondary school of arts in Antwerp 1993-1997

Royal Conservatory in Antwerp 1993-NOW

Academy of Brasschaat 2005-NOW

Summer academie Libramont 2008

TEACHER FOR ENSEMBLE PLAYING :

 

Jazzstudio in Antwerp 1985-1994

Royal Conservatory in Antwerp               1993-NOW

TEACHER HARMONIE IN PRACTICE :

 

Royal Conservatory in Antwerp 2001-NOW

 

ADDITIONAL DISCOGRAPHY

CATHERINE DELASALLE :              “EST CE AINSI QUE LES HOMMES VIVENT” 1993

“ENTRE SABLE ET NEIGE” 1996

“TRIO” 1997

“MEMOIRE” 1999

“L’ETRANGERE” 2000.

VREDESCONCERTEN PASSENDAELE :      “GENTLE MEN” 1997

RONY VERBIEST :             “CARO HUM” 1999

KOEN DECAUTER :          “TRIBUTE TO SIDNEY BECHET” 1998

“COME PRIMA” 2003

JPSAROT BIG BAND :     “Ray ventura et Jaques Helian” 1990

CENTRUM VOOR INSTRUMENTENBOUW :         “OP DE KLANK AF” 1998

WALTER DE BUCK :         “DE HAVEN VAN GENT” 1999

“DEN DOENDER” 1999

PAPILLON :         “HOTEL BERGERAC” 2004

MIRRDIN DECAUTER :   “FLAMENCONTRAR” 2004

HENDRIK BRAECKMAN GROUP 2005      “ ‘TIL NOW”

 

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ADDITIONAL DISCOGRAPHY

CATHERINE DELASALLE :              “EST CE AINSI QUE LES HOMMES VIVENT” 1993

“ENTRE SABLE ET NEIGE” 1996

“TRIO” 1997

“MEMOIRE” 1999

“L’ETRANGERE” 2000.

VREDESCONCERTEN PASSENDAELE :      “GENTLE MEN” 1997

RONY VERBIEST :             “CARO HUM” 1999

KOEN DECAUTER :          “TRIBUTE TO SIDNEY BECHET” 1998

“COME PRIMA” 2003

JPSAROT BIG BAND :     “Ray ventura et Jaques Helian” 1990

CENTRUM VOOR INSTRUMENTENBOUW :         “OP DE KLANK AF” 1998

WALTER DE BUCK :         “DE HAVEN VAN GENT” 1999

“DEN DOENDER” 1999

PAPILLON :         “HOTEL BERGERAC” 2004

MIRRDIN DECAUTER :   “FLAMENCONTRAR” 2004

HENDRIK BRAECKMAN GROUP 2005      “ ‘TIL NOW”

 

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