Flemish star pianist Jef Neve steps to the fore with his band, a string quartet and a new album, Spirit Control. ‘His compositions contain sublimely elaborate combustions’ (NRC).
The feeling of moving at top speed, flying over water, yet having full control—this is what Jef Neve wants to communicate with his new music, inspired by kitesurfing, improvising on stage and by life itself. Pianist Neve brings together a band and a string quartet for this performance with compositions from the album Spirit Control.
Pianist Jef Neve is causing a stir in such a tempo that he’s already mentioned in the same breath as his world famous fellow Belgians in jazz, harmonica player Toots Thielemans and guitarist Philip Catherine....