Guitarist Kobe Van Cauwenberghe is a dedicated performer of the music of today. He holds master's degrees from the Conservatory of Ghent and the Manhattan School of Music in New York. He performed concerts all over the world both as soloist as in different formations. In 2015 he released his first solo CD on the New York label Carrier-records, which was internationally acclaimed in Wire Magazine and others.
In 2017 he created the project 'No [more] Pussyfooting', with music by Brian Eno and Robert Fripp, with which he toured on various international stages and festivals.
Van Cauwenberghe is currently affiliated with the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp for an artistic research project on the music of Anthony Braxton.
Van Cauwenberghe is a member of the electric guitar quartet Zwerm, which he co-founded in 2007, and he is also a permanent member of the Nadar Ensemble. With guitarist Matthias Koole he forms the guitar duo Oh Mensch with whom he received a scholarship for a residency at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. As a freelance guitarist he regularly plays with the Ictus ensemble in Brussels and has been a guest with various international ensembles such as 2E2M, Wet Ink, Talea, Signal a.o.
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