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 first album ‘Quiet Dreams’ will be released on October 8th, 2021 on the label ‘’.


Ramon van Merkenstein – double bass, compositions
Gabriele di Franco – guitar and effects
Lieven Venken – drums

Live tracks

Quiet Dreams?

Passing On