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Manuel Dunkel Quartet at The Music Village

Courtesy of Sal La Rocca | Posted on December 17, 2023

Where

The Music Village
Rue Des Pierres 50 1000
Brussels
Map
02 513 13 45

Manuel Dunkel Quartet at The Music Village

When

Sat, February 24, 2024
20:30

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Musicians

Manuel Dunkel
saxophone, tenor
Sal La Rocca
bass, acoustic

About

Manuel Dunkel (b. 2.11.1971) comes from the city of Vantaa, Finland. Since the mid-90´s he was established as one of the essential voices in Finnish jazz scene. Dunkel´s playing is charcterized by focused saxophone sound, melodically sophisticated lines and solid time feel.

Dunkel got heavily into jazz while in his teens and first studied at the Oulunkylä Pop & Jazz school. He was fascinated especially by saxophonists John Coltrane and Michael Brecker. In 1990 Dunkel entered the Sibelius-Academy jazz program in Helsinki, where he earned his Master´s degree in 2004.

Since 1994 he has been a member of the saxophone section in UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra (the leading professional big band in Finland). In the -90´s Dunkel build his reputation as an adaptable and expressive musician in various musical settings. Dunkel`s skills and strong playing were soon noted by public and critics, and he was voted as” Tenor Saxophonist Of The Year” in Jazz Rytmit- magazine 1999-2001. ...

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