Atsushi Tsuyama, japanese multi-instrumentalist, based in Kansai and besides his musical skills known for his whacky sense of humour. This photo from a concert with Acid Mothers Guru Guru (with famous drummer Mani Neumeier).
Erika Stucky, FM Einheit and La Cetra Barockensemble played at Porgy & Bess in Vienna (a few words in german @ www.jazzpages.com)
Die Strottern (Klemens Lendl, voc & viol and David Müller, voc & gt) and Jazzwerkstatt Wien (musicians of the jazz collective from Vienna) played their annual new year concert at one of europe’s finest jazzclubs, Porgy & Bess. The combination is unique: Die Strottern are representatives of the modern “Wiener Lied” (The traditional viennese song spreads coziness and humor and has the city of Vienna or something characteristic Viennese on the subject, e.g. love, death, wine and the city itself.Read More
Clemens Wenger is a piano and keyboard player from Vienna. He is working in various bands (e.g. Die Strottern and Jazzwerkstatt Wien) and published in 2015 the first CD under his name “Neapel“. Which is – in my opinion – brilliant, with strong melodies, intelligent use of electronics and a bunch of excellent co-musicians.
It was an impressive and unique concert at Jazz & The City Salzburg: Hayden Chisholm (sx) and Kalle Kalima (gt) for the very first time together as a duo. Two outstanding improvisers in a very special setting at “Braugaststätte Krimpelstätter“, with a mixed audience: jazz afficionados and “normal” people. The latter maybe surprised to hear this improvised music by two true jazz greats and still enjoying their beer and rustic meals.
Heinz Sauer (saxophone) and Uwe Oberg (piano) played their cd release concert for “Sweet Reason” (Jazzwerkstatt Berlin) at Jazzinstitut Darmstadt on 17/12/15.
Berlin based band KUU! with Jelena Kuljic – Vocals, Kalle Kalima – Guitar, Frank Möbus – Guitar and Christian Lillinger – Drums. Self-description: “This music is its own theatre, hectic modern noir.” Images from Jazz & The City Salzburg 2017.
Das Alexander von Schlippenbach Trio: Alexander von Schlippenbach (p), Evan Parker (sx) Paul Lytton (dr): ein wunderbar freigeistiges Konzert in der Veranstaltung Rudersport des Jazzarchitekt.
Das Jazzfestival Saalfelden gehört nicht nur zu den traditionsreichen Jazz-Festivals in Europa, es ist auch nach Jahrzenten eines, das sein Ohr am Puls der Zeit hat. Hier eine Galerie mit Fotos der Ausgabe 2017 mit Bildern, unter anderen von Sylvie Courvoisier, Eve Risser, Mark Feldman, Ikue Mori, Møster, dem Helbock Quartett, Steve Lehman, 5K HD (mit dem hervorragenden Martin Eberle an der Trompete), Evan Parker, Expressway Sketches, “Die foischn Wiener”, Wolfgang Puschnig, Sax Ruins, Weisse Wände, Manuel Mayr, Cortex, dem White DesertRead More