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Levantasy (NL) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 The common thread of the three founding members of the Kepera Trio, Rembrandt Frerichs, Tony Overwater, Vinsent Planjer is that they all are deeply rooted in jazz and educated in jazz history, and besides that they all share an interest and a passion for the music of the Middle East, Arabia and Persia […]

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Spinifex Quintet (NL) – 21. April

Jazzahead 2012 This five piece band  is an offspring of the larger Spinifex Orchestra and presents the full spectrum of contemporary jazz music: extensive anarchic European free improv in the best of Dutch traditions clashes with tightly structured math metal. Not stopping there, Spinifex Quintet also challenges the boundaries of the jazz genre by venturing […]

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Trondheim Jazz Orchestra (NO) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Their reputation as one of the most innovative jazz orchestras in Norway has long spread far beyond the borders of their Nordic home country. During the course of the orchestra’s more than ten years of existence, collaboration projects with the big names of the jazz scene such as Chick Corea, Pat Metheny and […]

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Edmar Castaneda Trio (US/DE) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Edmar Castaneda breaks every preconceived notion one might have about harp-sound. Not only does the Colombia-born musician and composer skillfully blend Latin jazz with traditional Colombian music, it is largely his extraordinary technique that makes his music so original. Plucking dynamic basslines while picking out melodies with his right hand, Castaneda plays fascinatingly […]

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Trio Corrente (BR) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Trio Corrente features three of Brazils most endowed musicians. Drummer Edu Ribeiro, pianist Fabio Torres and bassist Paulo Paulelli have joined forces for this project to present the breadth of Brazilian music from a contemporary perspective. Brazil’s rich musical culture shows through the bossa, samba and choro elements the group spectacularly link displaying […]

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Oran Etkin (US) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Oran Etkin is a fusion expert. The clarinet player and outstanding improviser unites a number of different styles, especially from the world music spectrum. Due to his music studies in Mali and Israel, his modern jazz play is complemented by traditional Malian and Jewish music. Next to his endeavors as a musician, Etkin […]

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Vinx (US) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 “Unique” is the word that best describes VINX. The vocalist and music therapist’s innovative use of folkloric instruments, vocal looping and modern effects technology and mix with Afro and Carribean rhythms have convinced and inspired a number of great musicians such as Herbie Hancock, Sting, Seal, Cassandra Wilson or Stevie Wonder, who probably […]

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François Bourassa Quartett (CA) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 François Bourassa brings seeming opposites together. In his career that has lasted for nearly three decades, he has managed to maintain consistent on his musical path while constantly evolving and challenging himself. He combines spontaneity and organization, improvisation and composition. With his quartet, he presents passionate and lively musical structures marked by lyrical […]

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Carsten Daerr Trio (DE) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Carsten Daerr and Daniel Erdmann know each other for a long time. Both love music that reaches beyond the familiar, and with bands such as the Carsten Daerr Trio or Das Kapital they have left the well-trodden path of contemporary jazz.  For about a year now, the duo has been exploring the possibilities […]

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Omer Klein (DE) – 20. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Pianist Omer Klein originally hails from Israel and has studied in the USA under Danilo Perez. He is an improvising songwriter with strong musical roots in Israel. Solo and with his trio he has played at Carnegie Hall as well as at the Blue Note. His first solo CD, published in 2009, is […]

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