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Alain Van Zeveren

Born in Ghent in 1963. Studied at the Royal Music Academy and Conservatory in Ghent. Focusses on Jazz (piano/composition) for several years, played with Dave Pike, Lionel Hampton, Marjory Barnes, BRT television-orchestra ,Toots Thielemans ... Wrote 2 songs for Toots : « Flow » (Jazz-waltz) and « Amoroso » (Brasilian Jazz ballad). 1988-’90 : Teaches Jazz piano and arranging at the Jazz academy of Overijse-Brussels. Co-founded and was a member of the Rock-Pop group « The Radios », who were very succesfull in and abroad Belgium. They received 4 times GOLD and 3 times PLATINUM records for sales of their four full cd’s. Support music for Theater : ’92 « Vermist » and ’94 « De getuige » both by Knarf Van Pellecom. Composed the almost 10 hour lasting orchestral soundtrack for the 26-part television series « Ons Geluk », a scenario by Paul Koeck based on the novels of Gerard Walschap. Alain Van Zeveren received the «Zamu-Award ‘96 » for best filmmusic of the year. He composed the soundtrack for « Missing Link », a Belgian-Dutch-German co-produced motion picture, that will go in premiere around March ’99 in all three countries. This soundtrack was performed by « The Amsterdam Metropole Orchestra », conducted by Dick Bakker. The movie was been nominated for the « Berliner Filmfestival ». Written and produced between ’96 and ’98 for VTM-national television : Wies Andersen Show (x13), Vlaanderen Boven (x26), Dames & Heren (x13), Het mooiste moment (x13), The Soundmixshow (x13) and « Deman » (a 13-part detective-series)

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