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Joachim Badenhorst

Born: October 13, 1981    Primary Instrument: Clarinet

Joachim Badenhorst

Born in Antwerp, Belgium. studied classical clarinet during his childhood. Studied at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague with jazz clarinettists John Ruocco and Michael Moore. Obtained his master degree at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague in 2005. Collaborations all over Europe as a co/leader of bands such as Red Rocket (Ireland), Mogil (Iceland), Rawfishboys (France), Ploug-Pettersen-Badenhorst (Denmark), Skakk (Norway), Os Meus Shorts (Belgium), Martin Schoenlieb (Austria). Joachim moved to New York beginning 2009. He is currently living in Brooklyn with his girlfriend.

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”[Badenhorst] combines a never-ending search for adventure, a natural direction and a warm tone into an interesting and personal story.... A wonderful storyteller...” - Knack Magazine (Belgium)

Badenhorst plays wonderfully with the same detached warmth and cool nonchalance of a young Lee Konitz - Jakob Baekgaard, All about jazz.

Over the past year or so, Belgium-born clarinetist, Joachim Badenhorst, has become the one clarinetist to watch with some half dozen discs on different labels. -Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery NY.

Badenhorst's solos are structured, focused and above all emotional.- freejazz-stef.blogspot.com

As a co/Leader

Ploug-Pettersen-Badenhorst `Equillibrium`
Songlines
2009

Os Meus Shorts
RAT- Records
2009

Mogil / Ro
Radical duke
2008

Red Rocket /Mitten
RAT-records
2006

Rawfishboys /war
self produced
2005

as a sideman

Eve Beuvens quartet `noordzee`
Igloo
2009

Simon Jermyn`s Trot a Mouse
Fresh Sound new talent
2008

Marc Demuth quartet `Orik`
self produced
2007

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