Muzzix meets Doek

Posted on 28 June 2021 in Concerts

Muzzix meets Doek

June 28 – 30, La Malterie, Lille
July 1 Roze Tanker, AmsterdamĀ  concert starts 20.00
July 2 Open rehearsal at Zaal 100 from 17:00
July 3 Oude Lutherse KerkĀ  concert starts 15:00

For this first improvised and musical meeting of members of the Doek and Muzzix (Lille) collectives, six musicians will play 3 concerts in Lille, with different line-ups each evening. The 3 evenings of concerts in France will be followed by a return leg in the Netherlands.

Doek Composes – Timbrical Reflections by Ada Rave

Posted on 20 May 2021 in Audio, Media

Doek composes for solo improvisers, a new and ongoing series on Doek RAW featuring original artwork by Lena Czerniawska.

TIMBRAL REFLECTION is a sound poem, a little excuse to arouse the reflection of the movement inside one sound.

Doek Composes
One of the main pillars of Doek is how improvising musicians deal with composed musical elements. When the world was struck by the corona virus and all of us were asked to isolate ourselves as much as possible, we thought: what can we do to perpetuate our music and still share it with our audience and each other?

Sunday at De Ruimte

Posted on 4 May 2021 in Image, Media

Marta Warelis – piano
Frank Rosaly – drums
Aaron Lumley – bass
John Dikeman – saxophone

Hot off the press, this debut recording will be released digitally and as a CD this Friday in time for Bandcamp free Friday. Check Doek RAW on bandcamp. Featuring photography by Sara Morris.
Sunday at De Ruimte was recorded last year during the Doek LIVE! Festival. A tour of the Netherlands was expected this winter, thanks in part to the Balcony Scenes fund by the Fonds Podiumkunsten.

Doek Composes – A Bunch of Little Gestures by Jasper Stadhouders

Posted on 2 April 2021 in Audio, Media

Doek composes for solo improvisers, a new and ongoing series on Doek RAW featuring original artwork by Lena Czerniawska.

“I wrote a series of little musical phrases and gestures with space for improvisation in between, around, underneath, above, throughout. A way to approach the piece is seeing it as a dialogue between the improviser and the composed elements in the score, which ideally trigger a certain way of improvising.

John Dikeman, Peter Jacquemyn duo at Safe ‘N Sounddays

Posted on 1 April 2021 in Concerts

John Dikeman and Peter Jacquemyn performed an improvised duo livestream at the wonderful Werkplaats Walter in Brussels. The video is still up on their website and includes an introductory interview with Lies Steppe. This is beautifully filmed with excellent sound so it’s well worth your time.

Watch here:
John Dikeman, Peter Jacquemyn Duo