RAMON VAN MERKENSTEIN TRIO
The Ramon van Merkenstein Trio expresses their love for performing modern jazz music and adores connecting with their audience.
Ramon van Merkenstein is the Dutch double bass player who instigates and composes for this Brussels-based jazz project. Grooving bass lines are combined with melodic storytelling. Lyrical melodies and modern sounds are integrated in a unique rhythmical universe. The interaction between the group members is surprising and full of adventure and creative freedom.
The band’s debut album ‘Quiet Dreams’ was released in October 2021 on the label ‘Homerecords.be’ and received excellent reviews in Jazz & Mo’, Le Soir and Jazz’halo, among others.
Currently the band is working on their second album, that will be released end 2023.
Ramon van Merkenstein // double bass & compositions
Gabriele di Franco // guitar & effects
Lieven Venken // drums