|Category:||muzikant, artistiek leider|
|Genre(s):||Jazz, free & experimental jazz|
|Contact of:||Mâäk's Spirit, Mâäk|
|Actual/previous member of:||Mâäk's Spirit, MikMâäk, Octurn, Mâäk, Mixtuur, Rackham, Baba Sissoko Ensemble, Barbara Wiernik|
Laurent Blondiau plays the trumpet and the bugel. He studied at the Royal Conservatory. His teacher were many amongst others Bert Joris and Richard Rousselet.
Laurent Blondiau is part of various collectives: Mâäk (of which he is the artistic director), oturn, Mégaoctet (France), Stéphane Payne Quartet, Nico Roig's band (Spain), Matters (Soundpainting), Gabor Gado's Quartet (Hungary) and is regularly asked by musicians, e.g. Laila Amezian, Ghalia Benali, Giovanni Di Domenico,...
Before he became the artistic director of Mâäk, he led his own quintet with Nathalie Loriers, Peter Hertmans, Otti Vanderwerf and Bilou Doneux (Queen of the Apple Pie, 1996)
Selectieve discografie als medewerker
|The Accacha Chronicles Part III (2010)
Gondwana Orchestra, Nicholas Lens
|News:||Uitreiking SABAM Jazz Awards (07.09.2015)|