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Lennart Heyndels (°1990) is a bassist and composer from Belgium. He is currently based in Brussels and collaborates with a wide variety of national and international artists. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, the Conservatory of Amsterdam and CNSMDP in Paris.
He has been awarded several prizes among which: Keep An Eye Award 2017 (with How Town), Theater Aan Zee Jong Muziek 2014 (with How Town), Dutch Jazz Competition 2014 (with Loran Witteveen Quintet), European Young Artist’s Jazz Award Burghausen 2013 (with Matiss Cudars Quartet) and Prinses Christina Jazz Concours 2010 (with Alex Koo/Lennart Heyndels trio and Matiss Cudars Trio).
Lennart has performed all over the world (including Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Poland, Latvia, Kenia, South-Korea, China, Canada, … ) and has performed at major festivals and concert venues such as Bimhuis, Flagey, Ancienne Belgique, Handelsbeurs, Bijloke, Lantaren/Venster, North Sea Jazz, Jazz Middelheim, X-Jazz (Berlijn), Safaricom Jazz Festival (Nairobi), Vancouver Jazz Festival, …