Toine Thys Trio
Belgian jazzman Toine Thys is a key figure for saxophone and bass clarinet in Europe. Thys is an active leader (Overseas, Rackham, DERvISH), very demanded sideman (Ben Monder, Reggie Washington, Jozef Dumoulin, Antoine Pierre’s URBEX, Andrew D’Angelo, ..) and composer.
Toine has been playing for 10 years with dutch Hammond organist Arno Krijger through Europe, South Korea, Canada and West-Africa. They picked up several awards with their cd « GRIZZLY » (‘Must’ TSF Jazz, ‘Découverte’ Jazznews, ‘Choc’ in Le Soir..), and where featured in many european/asian/canadian festivals.
In January 2019 they released a new trio CD « THE OPTIMIST » (Igloo records) featuring international musician organist Sam Yahel (Joshua Redman, Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, Steely Dan), Senegalese guitar player Hervé Samb (Youssoun Dour, Lisa Simone, David Murray, Salif Keita), Canadian drummer Karl Jannuska, and Toine Thys. They toured extensively through Europe, and several countries in Africa.
Toine Thys: tenor soprano saxes , bass clarinet
Arno Krijger : B- III Hammond organ, keys and pedals
Karl Jannuska: drums
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