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Fred Van Hove

p, acc, *1937 BE, Antwerp
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Fred Van Hove (born 1937) is a Belgian jazz musician and a pioneer of European free jazz. He is a pianist, accordionist, church organist, and carillonist, an improviser and a composer. He is known for his work in the 1960s and 70s with saxophonist Peter Brötzmann and drummer Han Bennink and for his subsequent work in various duos and as a solo artist.

  • Piano
  • Accordion
  • Organ
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Requiem for Che Guevara, Martin Luther King, John Fitzgerald and Robert Kennedy, Malcolm X on Requiem for Che Guevara by Wolfgang Dauner & Fred Van Hove
Psalmus Spei for Choir and Jazz Group on Requiem for Che Guevara by Wolfgang Dauner & Fred Van Hove
Suite 1.2.3/1 Ahmisa: Het streven om geen shade aan te richten on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove
D'er was een vogeltje on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove
Het is de hoogste tijd on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove
Vogeltje gij zijt gevangen on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove
Guustjes Rock on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove
Twenty One on Lacy, Steve: Five Facings, Five Pianists by Steve Lacy
Boven alle verdenking verheven (Alfons) on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove
Compositie met toonladders on The Complete Vogel Recordings by Fred Van Hove

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The CornerFred Van Hove & Roger Turner2017Album
Burns LongerFred Van Hove, Damon Smith, Peter Jacquemyn2015Album
Live At HasseltEls Vandeweyer / Fred Van Hove / Paul Lovens / Martin Blume - Quat2013Album
Piano SoloFred Van Hove2011Compil.
AsynchronousFred Van Hove, Paul Dunmall, Paul Rogers, Paul Lytton2009Album
JourneyFred Van Hove2008Album
Hear Here NowRhythm Section + Fred Van Hove2007Album
Constant CommentsPhil Minton, Fred Van Hove, Marcio Mattos, Martin Blume : Axon2005Album
Spraak & RollFred Van Hove2004Album
Complete Vogel RecordingsFred Van Hove2002Compil.
FluxFred Van Hove1998Album
Passing WavesFred Van Hove1998Album
Live In Canada '97Luc Houtkamp - Fred Van Hove - Gert-Jan Prins1997Album
Five FacingsSteve Lacy Plus Marilyn Crispell, Misha Mengelberg, Ulrich Gumpert, Fred Van Hove, Vladimir Miller1996Album
LustFred Van Hove & Ivo Vander Borght1994Album
Organo PlenoJohannes Bauer · Annick Nozati · Fred Van Hove1993Album
Johannes Bauer Annick Nozati Fred Van HoveJohannes Bauer / Annick Nozati / Fred Van Hove1989Album
MLB III - Musica Libera BelgicaeFred Van Hove . André Goudbeek . Ivo Vander Borght1988Album
Wo Der Kopf SitztBerliner Begegnung : Wolfgang Fuchs / Fred Van Hove / Paul Lytton1987Album
U I TAnnick Nozati / Fred Van Hove1986Album
Die LetzteFred Van Hove1986Album
KKWTT (Pour Quintette À Cuivres Et Piano Improvisé)Fred Van Hove1984Album
Berliner BegegnungWolfgang Fuchs, Fred Van Hove, Peter Hollinger1983Album
Au Pavillon De La GardeFred Van Hove, Christian Leroy1982Album
Church OrganFred Van Hove1981Album
Verloren MaandagFred Van Hove1977Album
Fred Van Hove & Cel Overberghe With Strings - Met Strijkers - Avec CordesFred Van Hove & Cel Overberghe1977Album
Live At The UniversityFred Van Hove1975Album
Kreem Gelas / A Bas La PoliceCel Overberghe & Fred Van Hove1974Single
Fred Van HoveFred Van Hove1973Album
Een TweedeCel Overberghe + Fred Van Hove1972Album
Requiem For Che Guevara / Psalmus SpeiFred Van Hove / Wolfgang Dauner1969Album
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