Jempi Samyn

Jempi Samyn

You couldn’t imagine a better place to see and hear the great Joachim Kühn perform solo some of his own compositions, mixed with the music of, a.o., Ornette Coleman and Bach. The castle "Vilain XIIII", situated just outside the idyllic village of Leut (Limburg-Belgium), and surrounded by some rare and very old trees, was built in the 13th century. Part of it had to be restored 5 centuries later.

The intimate concert hall of the castle, with its Louis XV furnishing from ages ago, has already pr


Frank Morgan

Published in Concert Reviews
Last Monday, February 3rd, alto saxophonist Frank Morgan (born Dec.23, 1933) was performing in Belgium in the legendary ‘Hnita Hoeve,’ known by most jazz musicians worldwide as "Jules’ Place."

For nearly 55 years, the greatest names in jazz have been playing at Jules’ Place; Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, Abbey Lincoln, Art Pepper, Lee Konitz, Roy Hargrove, Mike Stern. You name them, he had them!

It was an honor for both Jules and Frank that this unforgettabl