Instrument: Flugelhorn/Trumpet | AMT Products Used: Wi5 System
“Using the AMT Wi5” – Jean-Paul Estièvenart
Jean-Paul Estiévenart was born Belgium on 14th March 1985. His grandfather observed that he loved the trumpet,
so he learns to him the first steps. At the age of 6, he begins to study this instrument at the St. Ghislain Academy.
Ten years after, he discovers jazz and he decides to devote himself to it. He took lessons from Richard Rousselet,
François Descamps, Fabrice Alleman and Fred Delplancq.
He freelances in the young Belgian jazz scene with colleges on different occasions in clubs.
Jean-Paul Estiévenart as collaborated and collaborates with Dre PaIlemaerts, Nicolas Thys, Stephane Belmondo,
Harry Becket(uk), Elton Dean(uk), Robin Verheyen, Steven Delannoye, Joachim Badenhorst, Philippe Aerts,
Mimi Verderame, Sal La Rocca, Erik Vermeulen, Reggie Washington, Michel Hatzigeorgiou, Fred Delplancq,
no vibrato, the wrong object, Marockin Brass, Flat earth society, Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Paolo Fresu…
In 2006, Jean-Paul Estiévenart won the Django d’Or 2006 (young talent award) and he was chosen to participate at the European Youth Jazz Orchestra 2007, under the direction of the danish saxophonist and composer Lars Møller, to represent his country: Belgium.
Nowadays, his own project is: 4in1, a group with Lorenzo Di Maio (guitar), Sam Gerstmans (double bass) and Toon Van Dionant (drums) and their first album will come out in October 2008.