Jef Neve Trio
Jef Neve 三重奏
场地 Venue: 华侨城创意园北区B10现场 B10 Live, North District, OCT-LOFT
Jef Neve – Piano钢琴
Wouters Nathan – Double bass 低音大提琴
Bouttery Jens Rougier Maurits – Drums 鼓
Jef Neve三重奏曾在以下音乐节进行演出：巴黎爵士音乐节、北海爵士音乐节、维也纳月爵士音乐节、蒙特利尔爵士音乐节、伦敦爵士音乐节、温哥华爵士音乐节、威尼托爵士音乐节、挪威Vossa爵士音乐节、蓝调绅士音乐节、图卢兹音乐节、德国明斯特“Jazz Inbetween”音乐节、法国里尔音乐节、奥迪爵士音乐节、维多利亚市、马德里、巴塞罗那、墨西哥、蒙特利、柏林、雅典、安特卫普的Middelheim、拉巴特等地的音乐节。
2006年，Jef Neve与比利时环球唱片签约出版他的第三张专辑《Nobody Is Illegal》，已在20个国家发行，这使得他迅速登上国际舞台，各地都称赞他为年轻一代最杰出的艺术国之一。
In 2001 Jef started his trio with Piet Verbist on double bass and Lieven Venken on Drumming.
Their first album was released two years later. ‘Blue Saga’ (Contour, 2003) becamea bestseller immediately. During this period, Teun Verbruggen, who already participated in this first album, became the new drummer. The second album “It’s Gone” (Contour,Nov 2004), was #1 jazz album in Belgium. It received the prestigious Radio Klaraprize for ‘Best International Jazz Album 2005’ and unanimous acclaim in theinternational press (for ex.: “From Belgium comes Jef Neve, an explosively giftedyoung pianist whose second album, It’s Gone, is without question one of the best I’veheard in 2005.” AllAboutJazz.com/Marc Meyers, 9/05).
Jef Neve signed with Universal Music Belgium, and the third album, “Nobody isIllegal” (2006) was again bestselling jazz album in Belgium and reviews superlativefor ex.: “On his major label debut ‘Nobody Is Illegal’ his highly personal approachto the piano trio announces the arrival of a young musician of enormous promise whohas the potential to become a major voice on the European jazz scene” – StuartNicholson, 12/06). Universal Music companies worldwide reacted equallyenthusiastic and the CD was released in 20 countries. In FRANCE the albumreceived the “CHOC” in the magazine ‘Jazzman’. In DENMARK it received 5-stars in‘Politiken’ by Boris Rabinowitsch: “Klaverfænomen.” In the UK the ‘Guardian
Monthly’ ranked it among “5 best new albums”, the cd received 4-stars in ‘Times2’and in the ‘Evening Standard’. ‘The Observer’ wrote: “His concerts are almost like areligious experience, riveting audiences by the sheer power and imagination of his playing.”
The fourth album “Soul In a Picture” was released in May 2008 on Universal MusicBelgium followed by world wide release in 24 countries. The trio’s concerts weresold out at all the main belgian venues ranging from 600 to 1000 people in Brussels,Anwerp, Gent, Leuven, Turnhout, Hasselt, followed by a series of concerts in thesmaller towns as well as abroad, and the CD and concerts gets great reviews in the
press all over the world. -JazzMan magazine: « Spectacular. His previous album had enchanted the critics and was crowned with a ‘Choc’ Jazzman. “Soul in a Picture”hits the nail right on the head and confirms all our expectations. » -Times Online : «If Neve had been born somewhere jazzily iconic such as Chicago or New Orleans hewould already have been fêted as the hottest new pianist on the block. The Trio performed at major festivals like Paris Jazz, North Sea jazz, Vienna Jazz,Montreal Jazz Festival, Vancouver Jazz, Veneto Jazz, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Madrid etc. In 2008 the trio had great success at Bremen JazzAhead and their first shows in Japan, where theyalso recorded a piece with great artist TOKU for the Japanese release of the newalbum. The trio played their first concert in Hungary and were invited for a secondtour in Mexico, where they played in Monterrey at the two main theatres and inMexico city festival with standing ovations, as well as in England, Belgium, France,Germany, Spain, Italy, Holland. In 2009 they performed at the prestigiousConcertgebouw Amsterdam, and toured in Spain, Norway, Denmark, Germany, theUK, Poland, Czech Republic, France.. The outstanding musicianship combined with fine-tuned interactivity and visible joy while playing is very communicative and makes an event of each concert.
Jef Neve’s latest trio album “Imaginary Road” (September 2010, Universal/Emarcy),was recorded with his long time companion Teun Verbruggen on drums and a greatyoung bass player: Ruben Samama, from Dutch origin living in NY. The releaseconcertsin five of Belgium’s foremost venues in front of 700 to 800 people receivedstanding ovations from sold-out halls, as well as in Holland Amsterdam ‘Bimhuis’,Utrecht, The Hague Jazz as well as in Australia, Canada, France, Germany and Japan.