Born: March 8, 1977
JEF NEVE - www.jefneve.be
News : Jef Neve just recorded the music for his next album « Sons of the New World », written for his trio with added five woodwinds & brass and dedicated to the evolution of the new world, which will be released end October 2012 (Universal/Emarcy). He also made a first jazz video-clip, surounded by a bunch of talented young artists.
Young pianist/composer Jef Neve has become a prominent figure in his homeland Belgium and his reputation is rapidly spreading to the rest of the world.
The Jef Neve Trio performed at festivals like Paris Jazz, North Sea jazz, Vienna Jazz, Montreal Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival , Vancouver Jazz, Veneto Jazz, Vossa Jazz, Blue Note Gent, Toulouse, Münster 'Jazz Inbetween', Lille Festival, Audi Jazz, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Madrid, Barcelona, Mexico, Monterey, Berlin, Athens, Middelheim, Rabat, as well as as tours in Canada, Japan, Australia, Mexico and concerts in Germany, Austria, England, France, Spain, Italy, Holland, Greece, Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic,.....
“London Jazz Festival. “In two very contrasting Saturday night sets, Belgian pianist Jef Neve demonstrated why his stock has steadily been rising in Europe over the last decade. (..) In a world that some may consider to be overcrowded with piano trios, this group puts forward a compelling case that they deserved to be heard.” - LJF2011. Review by Tom Gray - Nov 24, 2011 (UK)
Amsterdam. “Belgian jazz trio shines in Concertgebouw.” (..) “Neve's compositions are melodically strong, harmonically surprising and rhythmically catchy...