Clemens Wenger

8. January 2018 Jazz live, Jazz Portrait

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.

Mani Neumeier

30. December 2017 Jazz Portrait

Mani Neumeier Celebrating his 77th birthday on December, 31st, 2017

Alexander von Schlippenbach

21. December 2017 Jazz Portrait

Alexander von Schlippenbach was awarded the “Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland” (German Order of Merit) for his outstanding contribution to the cultural live in Germany and his important role for the German and European jazz

Jutta Glaser & Claus Boesser-Ferrari

21. December 2017 Jazz Portrait

A brilliant duo, not often playing together these days: Jutta Glaser (voc) & Claus Boesser-Ferrari (gt). Here in an image – low light & grainy – at bermudafunk, the local Heidelberg / Mannheim free radio station, where I host a weekly jazz show (

Heinz Sauer & Uwe Oberg – CD Release “Sweet Reason”

  Heinz Sauer (saxophone) and Uwe Oberg (piano) played their cd release concert for “Sweet Reason” (Jazzwerkstatt Berlin) at Jazzinstitut Darmstadt on 17/12/15.