MUSICIAN.

Jazzzolder, Mechelen

A CLASSICAL AND JAZZ MUSICIAN ON THE COMMERCIAL MUSIC SCENE

Educated as a classical and a jazz musician at the Brussels Conservatory, he started his career on the commercial music scene. As a sideman he worked, recorded and toured with several popular artists: the late Bart Van den Bossche, Philippe Robrecht, Johan Verminnen and many more. As a session musician he cooperated on many recordings.

AND STILL THERE'S JAZZ

Van Marcke gradually found his way into his own (jazz) music. Led his own bands and performed on Blue Note Festival, Brossella, Klarafestival, Gentse Feesten, Jazz in ’t Park, Concertgebouw Brugge. Recorded with renowned jazz musicians: David Linx, Peter Hertmans, Pascal Schumacher, Bart Quartier and many more.

Jazz in 't Park, Ghent
Bart Quartier. Bart De Lausnay. Karel Van Marcke. 123 Piano Festival, Ghent.

SOLO PIANO AND SMALL LINE-UPS

In recent years he performs as a solo pianist, playing his own music and jazz standards. But still he loves to gather his fellow musicians in small line-ups.

JAZZ-UP YOUR EVENT

Inspired by the restrictions following the corona-lockdown, Karel and singer Kyoko Baertsoen go and jazz-up corona-proof parties.

www.jazz-upyourevent.be

ISOPODA

Since 2020 he’s playing keyboards with the symphonic rock band ISOPODA.

 
Chroma
Geike Arnaert & Chroma
Jazz in 't Park, Ghent
Chroma, Gentse Feesten
Geike Arnaert
picture Sofie De Vriese
Chroma, Blue Note Festival, Ghent
met Geike Arnaert & Joachim Badenhorst
met Kyoko Baertsoen en Matthias Biesbrouck