Dave Douglas is an internationally renowned trumpet player and composer. He is one of the leading American jazz musicians of his time and has a special relationship with Ghent and the Ghent Altarpiece.

Dave Douglas is composing a new work with the Ghent Altarpiece as central focus, as well as music by the Flemish polyphonist Guillaume Dufay. In an international ensemble of six artists, he combines old and new music into a contemporary story.

A co-production of Jazz Brugge/Concertgebouw Brugge and Jazztopad Festival (Poland) with the cooperation of November Music (Netherlands).