Bo Van Der Werf

Genre(s):Jazz, free & experimental jazz
Instrument(s):baritonsaxofoon, basklarinet
Actual/previous member of:Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Octurn, Lidlboj


Saxophonist and composer, Bo Van der Werf is graduated from the Amsterdams Conservatory.

He leads and writes for Octurn: this post-fusion mini-big band is an exciting laboratory involving some of the most creative young Belgian-French improvising musicians.

He is member of the Brussels Jazz Orchestra and he also leads his own small ensembles and plays free-lance with different groups.

Besides writing for his band Octurn, Bo also composes music for films, for dance performances and for contemporary classical ensembles. He recently directed his first documentary movie ' Satyajit Ray negatives', which was shown at many major film festivals.