Seppe Gebruers (°9/05/1990) is a Belgian pianist, improviser, and composer. The improvised music scene is already acquainted with his name, due to his contributions to several adventurous projects such as the large ensemble Ifa y xango, the piano duo with Erik Vermeulen, Bambi Pang Pang featuring the legendary Andrew Cyrille, the duo Charlemagne Palestine, and the trio with the pioneer Paul Lovens and Hugo Antunes. For the last 10 years, he decided to play two pianos tuned in quartertones so that he could explore and introduce microtonal music in improvisation.
Recently, he released his solo triple-album Playing with standards 1, 2 & 3. In this project, he plays not only quarter-tone pianos but also the cultural legacy of broadway jazz standards. As a composer, he created music for films (such as Etangs Noirs and The Reconstruction) and theatre (Tibaldus). Besides that, he is the co-founder and artistic leader of the improvisation collective called Troika vzw. Seppe Gebruers started his research at KASK & Conservatorium with the title Playing with….