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Laurent Doumont

LAURENT DOUMONT is a saxophone player, singer-songwriter from Brussels, mainly in the Soul Jazz idiom.

He was part of Daniel Romeo’s band from 1999 to 2008. He also played for the entertaining show “Improsessions”.

He is now co-directing and playing with bluesman Marc Lelangue in « The Heavy Muffulettas », a New Orleans rhythm’s blues band.

As a free lance musician, he had the opportunity to play with artists such as Fred Wesley, Boney M, George Mc Crae, Percy Sledge and, on a very special evening, with James Brown.

But the most important part of his work has been and is made as a band leader. Since 1998, he is directing his own band featuring « la creme » of belgian musicians He has also paid tribute to Lou Donaldson and Horace Silver - two of his major soul-jazz influences - through the “Alligator Boogaloo” and the “Pieces of Silver” projects.

He released his first album « Soul Quintet » in 2001. In 2012, his second personal album « Papa Soul Talkin » was released, produced by Daniel Romeo, with Vincent Bruyninckx, Sal La Rocca Lionel Beuvens and many great guests. In this record, Laurent reveals his various skills as a musician, singer, songwriter and arranger.

More Recently, he has put together a new jazz band, « Trio V.O » ,with Sal La Rocca (db) and Patrick Deltenre (g) in which he plays and sings American, French and Italian standards.

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Laurent Doumont travels among genres and plays with different styles in order to gather a live-rich album. (Jazz Hot)

As various and elaborated Doumont’s genres can be, there is also a strategic stage plan and a voice full of character. (Jerome Partage)

« Papa Soul Talkin’ » is made of lovely ballads which Sonny Rollins wouldn’t have been ashamed of, and also genuine boogalo and soul compositions… Don’t miss this unmatched artist, whether he’s on stage or on disc ! (Jazz around)

Doumont breathes this music in and out, that’s why it suits him and sounds so good

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Upcoming Shows

Date Detail Price
Mar6Wed
Trio V.O
Café Béguin
Brussels, Belgium
Mar21Thu
L'Americano Album Release Concert & Party !
Cali Club
Drogenbos 1620 Brussels , Belgium
$15
Apr13Sat
Laurent Doumont - l'Americano
Blues Sphere
Liege, Belgium
May12Sun
Laurent Doumont - l'Americano
De Wolwinkel
2440 Geel, Belgium
May17Fri
Laurent Doumont - L'Americano
La Clé Des Champs
78 370 Plaisir, France
May18Sat
Lauren Doumont - L'americano
Jazz Café Montparnasse
75014 PARIS, France
Jun1Sat
Laurent Doumont - l'Americano
Jazz 9
mazy, Belgium

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