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Artists

Erik Bogaerts

Instrument: 
saxophone
Ensembles: 
banjax

Biography

Erik Bogaerts took up music at the Mortsel Music Academy aged 9. When he was 16 he took private saxophone classes with Ben Sluijs. Soon after, he enrolled at the Brussels Royal Conservatoire, where he was taught by Kris Defoort, John Ruocco and Jeroen Van Herzeele, among others. He obtained a Master's degree in Music in 2006.

He has been seen and is still seen working with groups and musicians such as Jambangle, Bart Quartier, Nicolas Kummert, Kris Defoort, Bart De Nolf, Bart Marits, ...

He also has his own band 'banjax', with whom he released his debut album 'Osa' on our label in 2012.