©Simon Plancke

Originally a quintet, PING O.D. started out as an attempt to blend progressive metal with jazz. Soon it changed into something else, but the initial energy related to “guitar music” is still there. In 2021 the band was made into a sextet by the addition of John O’ Gallagher on alto saxophone.

Line up: Roeland Celis (guitar, compositions), Sylvain Debaisieux (tenor sax), John O’ Gallagher (alto sax), Karel Cuelenaere (piano), Cyrille Obermüller (double bass), Gert-Jan Dreessen (drums).