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Octurn is a Belgian polyrhythmic jazz ensemble led by Bo Van Der Werf (baritone saxophone and clarinet). Its lineup as well as the composers are changed for every album. They always play with at least 3 saxophones and from 2002 they have been playing with two basses and two drummers.


Apart from the leader, Laurent Blondiau (trumpet and flugelhorn) is the only member who played on each Octurn release. Other members are, on :

Toots Thielemans (harmonica) and Kenny Werner (piano) also appeared on a track.