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Claude Evence Janssens : compositions,

      bass clarinet, 

                                      & trombone    

Michel Paré : trumpet

Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven : piano

Félix Zurstrassen : double bass

Jérôme Baudart : drums


    Booking :  So What?  

    Cathy LORGE                

    +32 485 80 89 37


    Management : Orkestrom   

    Claude JANSSENS   

    +32 476 55 74 72

    Label :  Mogno music      

    Henri GREINDL    

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A jazz record for sure, but a jazz that, installed in the center of this music, would stand on tiptoe? This is how its leader, Claude Evence Janssens, introduces Instants when he defines himself as "a jazzman who would not really be that one". Composer of the entire album, Janssens is, moreover, a surprising instrumentalist since he plays trombone-flugelhorn but also bass clarinet, paradoxically marrying mouthpiece and reed within a album that binds bursts of fanfare to the potential of the bop and what ensued. In short, a nice success belonging, without discussion, to the (big) family of African-American music.   

Philippe Ellem

Translation :
Claude Janssens
Félix Zurstrassen
Jérôme Baudart
Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven
Michel Paré





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photos : Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven

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