Nicolas Kummert (born March 12, 1979 in Namur ) is a Belgian jazz musician ( vocals , tenor saxophone ).
Live and act
Kummert studied at the Brussels Conservatory with Jeroen Van Herzeele and John Ruocco until 2001 . He was also tutored by Fabrizio Cassol .
Kummert initially played with the Alexi Tuomarila Quartet, the group of Karl Jannuska , Jef Neves Groove Thing , Yves Peeters, Qu4tre and Pierre Van Dormael , with and in a duo with Igor Gehenot . He also worked with Manu Dibango and Lionel Loueke . In 2010 he released the first album with his vocal group Nicolas Kummert Voices . He can also be heard on albums by Matthieu Marthouvert, Diederik Wissels and Viktor Lazlo .
Kummert has won several prizes, including the Django d'Or (Belgium) as the best young Belgian musician in 2003 .
- Alchemy ( Igloo Records 2001, with Philippe Reul, Fabrizio Erba, Renaud Person)
- Nicolas Kummert Voices One (Prova 2010, with Hervé Samb, Jozef Dumoulin , Nicolas Thys , Lionel Beuvens)
- Liberté (Prova 2014, with Hervé Samb, Alexi Tuomarila, Nicolas Thys, Jens Bouttery)
- La diversité (Edition Records, with Lionel Loueke, Nicolas Thys, Karl Jannuska)
- Web presence
- Entry (jazzinbelgium.com)
- Nicolas Kummert at Discogs (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Belgian jazz musician (vocals, tenor saxophone)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 12, 1979|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Namur|