Marc Godfroid (* 1960 in Brussels ) is a Belgian trombonist of modern jazz .
Live and act
Godfroid was brought into the BRT Jazz Big Band in 1981 by Etienne Verschueren . In the same year he became lead trombonist for EuroJazz, the EG big band . Then he played with Tony Sauwens.
In 1985, Godfroid was a representative of Belgium in the big band of the European Broadcasting Union , with whom he performed at Pori Jazz . Rogier van Otterloo brought him to the Dutch Metropolis Orkest as a soloist for three productions . Godfroid has belonged to Peter Herbolzheimer's Rhythm Combination and Brass since 1991 , as well as to various formations of Joe Haider .
As a co-founder of the Brussels Jazz Orchestra , he has been involved in numerous productions as its first trombonist since 1993. In 1995 he performed with Stéphane Grappelli in the Salle Pleyel in Paris . In the same year he became a permanent member of the SWR Big Band , of which he is still a member today.
In 1996 he recorded his first album under his own name with Just Like That . From 1980 to 2013 he took part in 53 recordings in the field of jazz, among others with Michel Herr and Archie Shepp , Fats Sadi , the Jazz Addiction Band and Jambangle.
Godfroid taught at the music academies in Ghent from 1986 and at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam from 1998 .
Prizes and awards
Godfroid won the 1982 Soloist Prize at the Tros Big Band Festival in Amersfoort . In 1995 he was honored with the Belgian Django d'Or as the best Flemish musician.
- Entry with discography (Jazz in Belgium)
- Marc Godfroid at Allmusic (English)
- Marc Godfroid at Discogs (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Belgian jazz musician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1960|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brussels|