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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Baba Zula ♦ Turkish Night 30. April 2011

Baba Zula’s top priority is to present their audience a one-of-a-kind concert experience. By mixing oriental instruments such as the darbuka, electric saz, and spoons with electronics and modern sounds, the trio from Istanbul creates a unique sound that they describe as “Oriental Dub”. Deeply rooted in their traditions, Baba Zula use their music to […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Korhan Futaci & Kara Orkestra ♦ Turkish Night 30. April 2011

This project is the latest musical endeavour of Korhan Futacı, saxophone player, singer songwriter and producer from Istanbul. Korhan Futacı & Kara Orkestra is a unique blend of the knowledge, expertise and experience of six distinguished musicians. Influences from experimental jazz and psychedelic rock are paired with elements of ancient Turkish music and epical themes […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Erkan Ogur & Derya Türkan Duo ♦ Turkish Night 30. April 2011

Erkan Oğur & Derya Türkan are two of the most profiled musicians who are deeply rooted in oriental traditions and at the same time transcending them. Erkan Oğur is a pioneer on the fretless guitar which of course fits the tradition of the complex nontempered system of oriental scales (makam) much better than a fretted […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Ayse Tütüncü Quartett ♦ Turkish Night 30. April 2011

Pianist Ayse Tütüncü is a composer and improviser, very much aware of jazz and Turkish traditions alike. Her first group Mozaik released four albums until 1995. The name „mozaik“ represented the fusion of rock, western classical music, jazz and also traditional Turkish sounds within their music. Her ever inventive combination of musicians (in this case […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Jean-Marie Machado & Danzas (France) ♦ 30. April 2011

“Blends instead of boundaries” seems to be the maxim of French composer and pianist Jean-Marie Machado. In his music, he uses elements of jazz, classical music as well as ethnic music influences, especially Mediterranean sounds, and skilfully fuses them into a complex blend of composition and improvisation, of traditional and contemporary. Together with his 9-person […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Mats Eilertsen Quartett (Norway) ♦ 30. April 2011

For his quartet, Mats Eilertsen gathered some of the most remarkable musicians of the contemporary Scandinavian jazz scene. Saxophonist Tore Brunborg, guitarist Thomas Dahl and the up-and-coming drummer Olavi Louhivouri complete Eilertsens bass play to create a lyrical, energetic and melodically playful overall sound. Photos: Rolf Schoellkopf   – All rights reserved – Tweet This Post […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Kalle Kalima & K-18 (Finland) ♦ 30. April 2011

K-18 is a quartet led by the acclaimed Finnish guitarist Kalle Kalima that draws the inspiration for their music from the works of renowned film director Stanley Kubrick. Kalle Kalima and his fellow musicians saxophone player Mikko Innanen, bassist Teppo Hauta-aho and accordionist Veli Kujala have an extraordinary interconnection and a determined take on improvisation […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Miralta-Olah-Sambeat-Szandai (Spain/Hungary) ♦ 30. April 2011

This project crosses borders and spans the European axes from Hungary to Spain. Combining the musical heritage and influences of each of the band members, this quartet features jazz marked by classical music, flamenco, Mediterranean sounds and traditional Hungarian folk. The result of this unique transnational musical exchange between these four excellent musicians – each […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Nicolas Kummert Voices (Belgium) ♦ 30. April 2011

Nicolas Kummert Voices stands for unique compositions inspired by African music with a strong focus on vocals. In his pieces, Belgian saxophonist Nicolas Kummert manages to combine the virtuosity of his fellow musicians in a polyphony that opens up a fantastic sound spectrum for the audience. Photos: Rolf Schoellkopf   – All rights reserved – Tweet […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Mats-Up (Switzerland) ♦ 30. April 2011

The Suisse quintett Mats-Up of trumpet player and composer Matthias Spillmann enthuses audiences with their elaborate arrangements that revolve around jazz, classical parts and African rhythms and are structured in a way that leaves the musicians plenty of room for spontaneity. Lyrical melodies, solid grooves and dynamic harmonies emerge from the formation’s straightforward and virtuous […]

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