Jean-Louis Rassinfosse

©Photography / Jean-Luc Goffinet

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Belgium

Belgian bassist extraordinaire and educator Jean-Louis Rassinfosse is one of the most active musicians on the Belgian scene.

He has worked with the most prominent musicians in Belgium as well as with international musicians touring Europe such as:
Philly Joe Jones, Clifford Jordan, Pepper Adams, Slide Hampton, Tete Montoliu, Sal Nistico, Michel Petrucciani, Horace Parlan, Michael Urbaniak, etc..

For a period of 10 years, he played and recorded with Chet Baker (6 CDs).

Since 1980 he has taught at the Liège Conservatory, summer clinics, and currently, at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.

Tours extensively since 1988 with the “Klaus IGNATZEK international group” (11 CDs) featuring Joe Henderson, Claudio Roditi, Gustavo Bergalli, Jay Ashby, and Romanian singer Anca Parghel.

In the Belgian jazz referendum organized by Belgian radios RTBF and VRT, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse was elected best Belgian acoustic bass player of the year ’98.

In April 2005, Jean-Louis was elected, for the second time, as chairman of LES LUNDIS D’HORTENSE (the association of Jazz musicians in Belgium).

He regularly plays with L’ÂME DES POÈTES.

Rassinfosse is featured on more than 60 C.D.s.

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Waitin’ for You

This Belgian Jazz All Stars quintet plays original compositions and arrangements on jazz standards with much originality, lightness and a deep understanding of the various styles of jazz history.