WELCOME

The ECLECTIC COLLECTIVE led by Yves Vermeire, wants to introduce modern jazz to the large public. ECLECTIV is the perfect cocktail of accessible modern jazz, with a taste for innovating sounds, funky grooves and lots of energetic interaction.

 

 

This project was born in Ghent, Belgium, and consists of a unique collaboration between a dynamic rhythm section and 3 powerful horns. Expect a high level of innovation and challenging music!

Yves Vermeire (compositions, arrangements, piano), Thibaut Talpe (Bass), Tom Peeters (Drums), Cedric De Lat (Trumpet), Elias Storme (Tenor sax), Jasper De Greve (Bariton sax)

NEWS

ONE HEART

Our first album is out now!

"Beautiful compositions, excellent interpretations and a brilliant sound. With each listening turn, the outstanding One Heart draws attention to what is happening musically" - Jazz Magazine

Can't make it to the concert? Pre-order your CD or vinyl copy here!

One Heart is now also available on itunes, spotify, amazon, deezer and apple music.

We would like to give a big shout out to all our sponsors who made it possible for us to produce this album!

Who are they? Below you can find our main sponsors (go and check out their websites!) and here you can find everyone who contributed as well via the Ulule crowdfunding campaign.

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TAKE A LOOK AT THE PHOTOS OF OUR STUDIO RECORDINGS
Many Thanks To

 

God for the gift of music!

Lora Naudts for photography

Bart for logo design.

Take a look at www.huisvdstijl.com to see more of his work

Eefje for the website.

Take a look at www.alphaderm.be to see more of her work

 

© 2019 Yves Vermeire. All rights reserved.

Elias Storme

Tenor Sax Elias Storme (°1994) is a saxophone player from Ypres, Belgium. After a five-year classical training, starting from the age of seven, his fascination for jazz started to grow. He studied @ the Conservatory of Leuven with Frank Vaganée and is now graduating @ the conservatory of Ghent, under Bart Defoort. Storme followed masterclasses with jazz legends as Mark Turner, Chris Potter, John Ruocco, ... .