Belgian multi-instrumentalist also in Brainticket. See also V.D.B. Joel and Eric Vann.
Joel Vandroogenbroeck was born in Belgium and grew up studying classical piano before switching to jazz. He received the Art Tatum prize as “youngest jazz pianist” at the age of fifteen, and toured around Europe and Africa including performances with the Quincy Jones Orchestra at the World Exhibition in Brussels and the RAI symphony of Rome. By 1967, Vandroogenbroeck was still playing jazz but he found new inspiration in German krautrock artists…
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