Ruben Verbruggen (1989°) is a jazz saxophonist — alto and bariton — who lives in Antwerp. He enjoys working as a musician with a focus on interaction and the expressive qualities of music. Ruben plays in several musical formations. He has his own bands BULLIPHANT and saxophone quartet SPOKEN, but he also plays in other groups such as Bravo Big Band, Jamaican Jazz Orchestra, Den Ambrassband, Swing-O-Box and Punk Kong.
Together with graphic designer Stephanie Jacobs, Ruben founded STATIEF: a music platform specialized in live music. With different bands and flexible formations, STATIEF provides a diversity of excellent live music at all kinds of places and venues.