MARC MATTHYS, PIANIST-COMPOSER
Marc Matthys (° Gent, 11-5-1956) is one of Belgium’s most versatile musicians, at ease in both Classical music, Jazz and Pop. He collaborated and recorded with various well-known artists such as Shirley Bassey, Toots Thielemans, Eddie Daniels, Paquito d’Rivera, Roby Lakatos, Vasily Petrenko, Neeme Järvi, Dirk Brossé, Walter Boeykens, Jo Lemaire, Leen Persijn and Rudolf Werthen.
He realized more than 30 CD’s and 2 DVD’s and has toured in Europe, Russia, China and the USA. His music has won several prices and has been performed by The Brussels Philharmonic, The Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, I Fiamminghi, Arco Baleno, Prima la Musica, Kugoni Trio, among many others.
“A perfect synthesis of classical, popular and jazzmusic, wonderfully conceived and executed by a true giant of the piano and his talented friends” (Cees Schrama, host of Tros Sesjun, commenting CD Crossings)
Art Base, Sunday 24/2/19 17h, 12,50E ( reduced 7E for students under 26 and jobseekers),
29 rue des Sables Zandstraat, 1000 Bruxelles. For reservations & more info to www.art-base.be