Claude Debussy, Craig Taborn, Keith Jarrett, Shai Maestro, Fred Hersch, Brad Mehldau
The Ostend pianist and composer Bas Bulteel turns introspective after having completed a successful run with adventurous energy bomb Wasdaman and as inspirer of his own trio, with whom he won the KLARA Music Prize for ‘Best Jazz CD of 2014’ with the album Coming Home, his debut as band leader.
For his new solo project he focusses on a repertoire where lyricism and intimacy take precedence: music issuing from silence, casually, lovingly and well-manneredly seeking its way to the surface.
The digital EP "eye of the storm" (November 2022 - W.E.R.F. Records) heralds the unique cooperation between jazz musician Bas Bulteel and visual artist Jan Frederik De Cock, starting a dialogue between image and sound, feeding each other, swearing at each other, loving each other…
A full album will be released in Autumn 2023.