Bram Weijters

Category:muzikant
Genre(s):Jazz
Instrument(s):Fender Rhodes, Hammond, piano
Contact of:Chad McCullough-Bram Weijters Quartet
Actual/previous member of:Chad McCullough-Bram Weijters Quartet, Mazzle, Marjan Van Rompay Group, Eef Van Acker Quartet, Hamster Axis of the One-Click Panther, Zygomatik, Dez Mona, Koen Nys Quintet, Misstriohso, Jerboa, Cumrats, Winther

Biography

Eight years old, Bram started music courses at the music school in his birth town, attending piano and percussion classes.  As a teenager he played in several rockbands. After completing secondary education, he was admitted to the Antwerp Conservatory. Amongst his teachers were Erik Vermeulen and Christoph Erbstösser.

After graduating for jazz piano in Antwerp he went to the Brussels Conservatory,
where he graduated in 2005 for jazzcompostion and arranging. Bram took lessons and attended masterclasses a.o. from Kenny Werner, Anthony Braxton, Gary Peacock, Mark Turner, Dave Liebman, Bill Carrotters, Bert Joris, …

Bram participated in a wide range of projects. He played in several jazz formations
(“Deep”, “Bram Weijters quartet”, “Muze 5”,…) but doesn't limit himself to jazz.  
He performed as well with people from the hip hopscene like “Jerboa” DJ “Lefto”
and “Mc Krewcial”, as with rockgroups like “Giants of the Air” (finalist Humo rockrally 2004), and accompanied French Chansons of Aznavour in the program “Aznavoners”.

With these projects he performed in jazz- and youthclubs, on festivals as well as in
concerthalls and in culture centres.