Rudi Mahall (oh yeah, one of a few musicians without a website) is one of my most photographed motives. He just plays in too many bands I like: Underkarl, Fossile 3, Der rote Bereich, Monk’s Casino, Die Enttäuschung – just to name a few. This series is something special: Rudi’s speech at the award ceremony for the SWR Jazzpreis 2014, which he received 2014. Some “instrumental photos” will follow in another gallery…
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.
Trombone player Roswell Rudd died on December, 21st, 2017. Rest in Peace.
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 (www.jazzology.de).
Erwin Ditzner (dr), Lömsch Lehmann (sx, cl) and Matthias TC Debus (b) are playing a new programme: “Die Motive des Richard W.”, which is inspired by the music of Richard Wagner. Here some images from a session, which took place in Ludwigshafen Pfalzbau (1712)