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Lucia Fodde

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Lucia Fodde vocalist, songwriter, and producer was born in Sardinia. Her passion for music began as a child with piano lessons and singing in the church choir. She was greatly influenced by her father's vast collection of vinyl records that introduced her to jazz. She later studied “vocal jazz performance” at the the prestigious Conservatory of Music in Cagliari.

Since 2013 Lucia has lived in Berlin where she has performed in many of the top venues as well as throughout Germany as well as internationally. Lucia is among the Italian jazz artists who mix contemporary and traditional jazz rhythms with innovative melody and harmony. She is well known for her rhythmic feeling, her melodic sensibility and her scat singing.

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Sofia Borges

Sofia Borges is a percussionist, composer and improviser who has gained prominence through a wide range of international projects. As a solo performer, and in collaboration with the most diverse international artists in the fields of contemporary music, improvised music, free jazz and world music, she has performed in a variety of international festivals in Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Macau and Taiwan. For her compositions and performances, she brings together traditional and custom-made instruments and electronics configurations. As an improviser, Borges is active in the Berlin scene and has toured throughout Europe for solo performances and collaborations with the most prominent musicians in the field, receiving critical praise for her performances

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Article: Live Review

Live From Berlin: Kammerer OrKöster, A Night Of Turkish Free Improvisation & Objects To Be Destroyed

Read "Live From Berlin: Kammerer OrKöster, A Night Of Turkish Free Improvisation & Objects To Be Destroyed" reviewed by Martin Longley


Kammerer OrKöster b-flat Acoustic Music & Jazzclub November 2, 2021 In the central Mitte area of Berlin lies b-flat, one of the city's chief jazz clubs, conveniently a basement den, although with more space than many such joints. Tables and side-seats are comfortably scattered without crowding-out, and the bar area ...

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Ariel Bart

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Ariel Bart is a harmonica player and composer born in Israel. Currently based in Berlin.

Her debut album, “In Between”, was released in May 2021 on “Ropeadope Records”. In the album, Ariel presents a unique approach to the harmonica and her composed melodies which are inspired by the European jazz tradition and the middle-eastern world.

Ariel began playing the chromatic harmonica at the age of 7 and since then it's been her primary instrument. Over the years she recorded and performed with top musicians around New York and Israel including William Parker, Andrew Cyrille, Steve Swell, Achinoam Noa Nini, MikiGavrielov, Davis D’aor, and as a solo performer with The Jerusalem Orchestra East and West.

Ariel graduated from the New School University for Jazz and Contemporary Music in NYC in May 2020

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Article: Year in Review

2021: The Year in Jazz

Read "2021: The Year in Jazz" reviewed by Ken Franckling


The jazz world continued grappling and adjusting in year two of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Jazz Day again went virtual for the most part. Singer Tony Bennett put the final stamp on his touring--and likely recording--career after his Alzheimer's disclosure. Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield was headed to federal prison. The National Endowment for the Arts welcomed four ...

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Ernst Bier

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Ernst Bier studied drums with Billy Brooks, Charlie Persip, Vernell Fournier, and Elvin Jones. He lived and worked in New York City from 1982 through 1987. After his return to Germany he lived first in Cologne, and later in Berlin, where he leads a continually running series of jazz workshops. The list of musicians with whom he has worked reads like a "Who's Who" of jazz. With his dedication, his sensitive playing style, and his constructive approach, he is a highly valued drummer who is continually in demand.

"The way I see it musicians are a lot like doctors - people come to a concert to be treated by the music."

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Magro

MAGRO is a drummer and producer from Berlin. With his unusual sound, he creates a fusion of produced HipHop/RnB music and acoustically played jazz. His project combines many of his musical influences such as Herbie Hancock, J Dilla and Chris Dave. Magro: "I want to build a bridge between catchy music and the deep elements of Jazz.“ Over the years, Magro has worked with numerous artists as a drummer and producer (amongst others Leona Berlin, Kenny Wesley, J Lamotta, Stimulus). Tours and international festival appearances (including Tremplin Jazz Avignon, Jazz Al Popolo Rome, Women in Music Festival Zambia and many more) have taken him around the world

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Matthias Broede

Matthias Bröde, born in Karlsruhe, Germany, is a composer, improviser, jazz harmonicist and pianist. NEWS: THREE NEW ALBUMS WITH THREE DIFFERENT LINE UPS ARE RECENTLEY RECORDED AND READY TO BE PUBLISHED !!! 1.) January 2020: Recording-session with Berlin piano master Rolf Langhans for a harmonica/piano duo album, mainly playing jazz originals & standards; 2.) February 2020: The Berlin based BROEDE-SCHIRMER-UNIT recorded an album with all new compositions by Matthias Broede in Berlin @Tito's Zentrifuge, the real unique studio in Berlin-Wedding; with Bernd Oezsevim - dr, Jan Roder - bass, Tobias Schirmer - clarinets, Matthias Broede- harmonica, piano

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Nina Ernst

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Nina Ernst is a singer and actress, based in Berlin, Germany. She grew up near Hamburg, where she completed her education at the „Stage School of Music, Dance and Drama“ and the „Schule für Schauspiel Hamburg“. She then moved to Berlin, where she discovered her love for jazz singing. In addition to her classical singing training, she took lessons with jazz legend Sheila Jordan, among others. In 2006 she interpreted German folk songs in Brazilian music style on the album “Degas/Weiser - Heimat, von fern so nah” (label: Piranha Musik), with which she subsequently toured South America


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