A mad Belgian 8 — Teenage Dogs

This week on “A mad Belgian”: did you know that dogs went through a teenage crisis? Here’s a little song about it… Enjoying “A mad Belgian”? Support it on Patreon: www.patreon.com/amadbedbelgian. Even the smallest contribution makes a difference!! #amadbelgian #dogs #music

Quarantine session 7 — The Mathematician

Brand new song with “One Voice, One Cello and A mad Belgian”, dedicated to all geeky mathematicians in the world. #maths #tbbt #thebigbandtheory #onevoiceonecello #onevoiceonecelloandamadbelgian #amadbelgian

Prisoner

A mad Belgian 5! A song/une chanson ! Enjoying A mad Belgian? Tune in every Friday for more! Really enjoying it? Support it on Patreon! Every little helps. Vous aimez “A mad Belgian”? Revenez tous les vendredi pour de nouvelles élucubrations ! Vous aimez beaucoup “A…

Patience…

“A mad Belgian is coming, it’s just a little late. A tiny technical issue is getting in the wayI’m on it though so don’t despair, it will appear todayCome back in an hour or so, it will be worth the wait” [Now the real question is:…

Quarantine Session —Montrésor

Rupert is still stuck in London and I’m still stuck in France… HOWEVER… through the miracle of technology, we present the fourth video of the “Quarantine Sessions” More on: http://www.onevoiceonecelloandamadbelgiam.com #onevoiceonecello #amadbelgian

Shiva & Close encounter

Today in “A mad Belgian”, learn a bit more about Shiva and discover a great song about aliens! Who could ask for anything more?

Close encounter

How many of you know what “A close encounter of the second kind” is (apart from this awesome song by Rupert Gillett)? The 11th person to pm me the right answer wins a CD! (No googling, we trust you…)

(Musical) notes from a while ago…

Years ago, I was living in Brussels with this Italian guy. He came with a lot of olive oil and many different kinds of pasta (true story). He could cook, he could sing… And mostly, he could play the double bass beautifully! Now we’re miles apart…

A mad Belgian 2 — Nature Boy & Ramesses II

A second episode of A mad Belgian, in which you’ll find a duo version of “Nature Boy” with double bass player Alessio Campanozzi, and some information about the colossal head of Ramesses II that stands in the British Museum. Enjoy!

Second video of the Quarantine Sessions

Second video of the Quarantine Sessions, a cross channel collaboration with One Voice, One Cello and A mad Belgian! Tune in every Wednesday at 10am (11 on the continent) for more!

Montreal-Montrésor : A transatlantic improvisation

Eight years ago, I was in Montreal and crossed paths with pianist David Ryshpan. We became friends and thanks to modern technology, managed to keep in touch despite not having seen each other since. In this awkward time, as humans throughout the world are being told…

A mad Belgian returns!

Finally, after nearly two years of silence, A mad Belgian is back! It only seems fitting to come back at this mad time in our lives. And as I’ve become a qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide since we last saw each other, I’ve now incorporated some…

Across the channel…

First video of the Quarantine Sessions, a cross channel collaboration with One Voice, One Cello and A mad Belgian! Tune in every Wednesday at 10am (11 on the continent) for more!

One voice, one cello & A mad Belgian

Great new project I’m working on in London, with the fantastic Rupert Gillett on cello (and more). Rupert Gillett is a cello player/singer/songwriter/improviser. He delves into jazz, rock, folk, pop and more on the cello, while at the same time singing songs about robots, space invaders,…

Penny Farthing bike, I’ve fallen for you

Today was a very special day: not only was it a bright hot sunny day in London (I know! disappointingly untypical…but nice all the same), but I also got to try out something rather unusual, and indeed REALLY FUN: I learned to ride a Penny Farthing…

Le festival des roses à Chédigny

Un magnifique weekend passé à jouer de l’accordéon solo et à changer pour le formidable Festival des Roses à Chédigny, en Touraine du sud (France). C’était doux, c’était bon, c’était beau… même l’orage s’est bien tenu, et n’a éclaté qu’après que j’ai rangé mes affaires! Plus…

Le coeur en fête

Le coeur réjoui Par ton sourire irrésistible Ton air réjoui d’enfant Tes yeux étonnés Ton pas incertain Sur le sol instable de ce train Par ta curiosité Ton esprit d’aventure Un aperçu furtif de tant d’horizons futurs Le coeur réjoui, moi qui avais l’âme fragile et…

Happy New Year poem & A mad Belgian 17

A little poem to celebrate 2018: Ah, Twenty-Eighteen You’ll be alright, I daresay Starting early on a Monday You must be pretty keen A sunny start, and already I hear of plans to party This year I’m turning thirty You better be happy and funky! You’ll…

And so it (re)begins…

Dear mad Belgian followers. I know you were worried by my sudden silence, by my relative absence from the web in the past few months. But do not be alarmed: I’m still here, and growing stronger than ever, developing new projects and rekindling older ones, and…

Uživati

My own project. Uživati, a jazz/folk trio (soprano sax, piano, double bass). Chamber music for jazz lovers. Centred mainly around my own compositions, which we arrange collectively, it’s a mellifluous and surprising project. Our style varies greatly from one tune to the next, yet the uniformity,…

Virevoltes

Le 17 mars 2016, Léo et Camille sont arrivés chez moi. On ne s’était pour ainsi dire jamais rencontré. On habitait loin les uns des autres. Et pourtant, on a voulu tenter le coup: mélanger la harpe celtique, le sax soprano et les percus. Mélanger le…