Dez Mona

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Dez Mona is a Belgian band formed in 2003, playing a combination of jazz, gospel, spirituals and drama. The band revolves around singer Gregory Frateur and bassist Nicolas Rombouts.[1][2] The duo is sometimes joined by Sam Vloemans on trumpet and Roel van Camp on accordion. The group has been compared to Nina Simone (who the group have covered), Marianne Faithfull, Antony & The Johnsons and Tom Waits.[citation needed]

The band's third album, Hilfe Kommt, was produced by former Talk Talk bassist Paul Webb.[3][4]


  • Moments of Dejection Or Despondency (2007), Radical Duke
  • Hilfe Kommt (2009), 62TV
  • Pursued Sinners (2010)
  • Saga (2011)
  • A Gentleman's Agreement (2012)
  • The Red Piece (2013)
  • Origin (2015)
  • Book of Many (2019)[5]


  1. ^ "Dez Mona vindt innerlijke rust met derde plaat",, 10 February 2010, retrieved 2011-06-11
  2. ^ "Artist Profile: Dez Mona". Retrieved 2020-03-24.
  3. ^ Erman, Tom (2009) "Gregory Frateur (Dez Mona): 'Ik hoef niet meer te krijsen'", Brussel Nieuws, 21 October 2009, retrieved 2011-06-11
  4. ^ "4. Live au 136 avec Nathalie Natiembe et Dez Mona", RFI, 29 October 2009, retrieved 2011-06-11
  5. ^ Pouwels, Leon (2019-03-04). "Dez Mona - Book of Many". Written in Music. Retrieved 2020-03-25.

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