Hugo Boogaerts

Saxophones, flute, vocals and compositions.


  Hugo Boogaerts is the founder of this steaming band that exists for over 25 years now en is responsible for the compositions that are, once again, based on a rhythm with on top an original, or even sometimes, funny ‘Monklike’ melodies. This will not surprise you if you know that he was a member of the innovating band ‘Wizards of Ooze’ with whom he toured through Europe a great deal. The compositions lean more and more to this great band in which his contribution had a large impact on the sound.


He played in different wellknown jazz-, pop- and soulbands as well in Belgium as in Holland. He ’s also demanded as a studiomusician and he composed music for commercials (Henzo, Telenet,...) and tv-tunes (Electionshow on the VRT “Quix”, the youthseries “W817”, ...)He played in several bands in tv-programs. In October 2000 he toured through Europa with Deep Purple as a saxofonist. Tour 2000 "Deep purple in Concert" ( with Philharmonic orchestra)

Hugo Boogaerts

He played with, Yasmine, LSP Band, Jean-Bosco Safari, PP Michiels, Hervé Martens, Jo Lemaire, Sweet Coffee, Hooverphonic, Mark King (Level 42) ,' J.T. Taylor' (Kool &The Gang), 'Bourbon Straight Jazz Kwartet', met Bart Quartier op vibrafoon, El Tattoo del Tigre, ‘Raymond van het Groenewoud’ en ‘De straffe mannen’, ‘Zita Swoon’, en ‘Hommage à Brel’ met Filip Jordins et Les Chopins des petits matins.
And as said before 'Wizards of Ooze'.

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