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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Mari Kvien Brunvoll (Norway) ♦ 30. April 2011

A lot is extraordinary and special about Marie Kvien Brunvoll. For one thing, there is her distinctive voice and the fact that she is on stage all by herself. The instruments she plays will also surprise the audience – Brunvoll uses, amongst others, zither, chimes and thumb piano to create loops and exciting details for […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Kostas Theodorou Quintet (Greece) ♦ 30. April 2011

With the Kostas Theodorou Quintet, the first ever Greek formation will enter the jazzahead! showcase stage. The quintet will play original compositions by Kostas Theodorou mainly influenced by the tradition of the central Balkans. Joining Theodorou for this project and performing and improvising are Kyriakos Tapakis, Pantelis Stoikos, Takis Farazis and Kostas Anastasiadis. Photos: Rolf […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher (Netherlands) ♦ 30. April 2011

Three of the Netherlands’ most creative and distinguished musicians have joined forces for this trio. Having been “musical friends” for almost two decades, Michiel Braam, Wilbert de Joode and Michael Vatcher have developed an intrinsic feel for each other in their interplay. The result is an interpretation of Braam’s compositions into an integrated overall sound […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Kari Ikonen Karikko (Finland) ♦ 29. April 2011

Patience is a virtue – Finnish pianist and composer Kari Ikonen must certainly know this saying well. After a decade and a number of line-up changes, Ikonen has now eventually found the “right” line-up for his Karikko formation. Bringing together musicians from Finland, Sweden and France, the ensemble draws from its vast instrumental and improvisational […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Mathias Eick Quintet ♦ 29. April 2011

sendesaal | Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45 | 28329 Bremen | www.sendesaal-bremen.de Mathias Eick ist einer der kommenden norwegischen Musiker der jüngeren Generation. Dabei ist er alles andere als ein Newcomer. Bereits seit 1998 gehört er (übrigens bis heute) der Trondheimer Gruppe Jaga Jazzist an. Der Rahmen seiner Aktivitäten ist weit gesteckt, von der Rockband Motorpsycho über das […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Colin Vallon Trio ♦ 29. April 2011

sendesaal | Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45 | 28329 Bremen | www.sendesaal-bremen.de Collin Vallon:Die Musik dieser Band gehört zum Bemerkenswertesten und Spannendsten, was der Schweizer Jazz zu bieten hat. Colin Vallon hat alles, was ein überdurchschnittlicher Musiker braucht: brillante Technik, persönliche Ausdrucksweise, Sinn für perfektes Timing. Und er verfügt über eine sehr eigenständige musikalische Sprache. Zusammen mit Bassist […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Monsieur Dubois (Netherlands) ♦ 29. April 2011

“Anything that grooves” is the only prerequisite Monsieur Dubois have for their music. Driving beats, erratic keys and powerful double bass are brilliantly integrated into a fresh and contemporary overall sound by this very well balanced and tightly interconnected formation. The Dutch sextet fuses jazz, soul, jungle, afro, drum ‘n’ bass into an inspired, electrifying […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Duo Schumacher/Neve (Luxemburg) ♦ 29. April 2011

“Actually, what we do isn’t jazz at all”, Pascal Schumacher says about this duo’s music. “That’s much too ‘compositional’.” What is it then? Given the comprehensive musical backgrounds of Pascal Schumacher and Jef Neve in jazz, classical and contemporary music, pop and even film music, it could be classified as pop-infused contemporary or classical-infused jazz […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Randi Tytingvåg Ensemble (Norway) ♦ 29 April. 2011

A live performance of Norwegian jazz singer and composer Randi Tytingvåg is a guarantee for an extraordinary concert experience. Her talent for storytelling and her textual poetic elegance are carried by her pure and distinct voice. With her own unique multifaceted sound ranging from jazz and tango to cabaret and chamber music, her crystal clear, […]

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jazzahead 2011 ♦ Kuára (Finland) ♦ 29. April 2011

Markku Ounaskari, Samuli Mikkonen and Per Jørgensen decided to tread along unknown paths for this musical project that has been honored with the Finnish Emma Award as the best Finnish jazz album of 2010. The major source of inspiration for Kuára comes from Russian psalms and Fenno-Ugrian folk songs. Using this sacred and secular traditional […]

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