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Nicole Johaenntgen

ROCK`N`ROLL Da JAZZ! Nicole Johänntgen (born 1981 in Fischbach, south Germany) is a German jazz musician (alto, soprano saxophone) and composer. At the age of six she started up with classical piano and a few years later she discovered her passion for the saxophone. Her first stage experiences she gathered in her fathers’ Joe Fuchs Band, aged thirteen. Furthermore she enchanted the audience in different Jazz-Combos, like saarländisches Jugendorchester. By founding the band „NICOLE JO“, the young musician broke through. Since then, NICOLE JO released six CDs. The Latest one is called Colours (Rel

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A to JazZ Talks 2019: The Road To International Stage

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A to JazZ Talks: The Road To International Stage Literature Club Peroto National Palace of Culture Sofia, Bulgaria July 5, 2019 For the majority of young musicians, the very notion of pursuing a career in music can be daunting, to say the least. Admittedly, it is perhaps easier than ever ...

Henry II

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018
Track listing: I’m Feeling Dank; Nachtspaziergang; Good Morning New Orleans; Ghostbusters; Tanzbär; Henry X; Sweet and Honest; One More Piece of Chocolate.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Nicole Johaenntgen: Henry II

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Two years on from Henry (Self-Produced, 2016), a pulsating set of contemporary tunes in the New Orleans brass band tradition, Nicole Johänntgen is once again bitten by the Nawlins bug on this vibrant follow-up. The Zurich-based German saxophonist is joined, as before, by trombonist Jon Ramm, drummer Paul Thibodeaux and sousaphone player Steven Glenn--their collective claws ...

Henry

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2017
Track listing: Henry; Oh Yes My Friend; Nola; Slowly; The Kids From New Orleans; They Missed Love; Take The Steam Train.

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Nicole Johänntgen: Henry And The Free Bird

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In Richard Bach's book Jonathon Livingston Seagull (Macmillan 1970), the tale of a seagull with a passion for flight and freedom, there is a line that goes: “Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding. Find out what you already know and you will see the way ...

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7 Virtual Jazz Club, i talenti di tutto il mondo si sfidano in rete

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Lo scorso 19 dicembre si è concluso 7 Virtual Jazz Club, il primo concorso internazionale per musicisti interamente on line. Un contest virtuale che ha visto la partecipazione di centinaia di musicisti da tutto il mondo in cui è risultata vincitrice la sassofonista tedesca Nicole Johaenntgen con il brano “Flugmodus," al secondo posto la giovane band ...

Nicole Johaenntgen: Moncaup - Sisters in Jazz

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Nata in Germania 35 anni fa, Nicole Johaenntgen vive a Zurigo dal 2005 dove ha svolto gran parte della sua attività professionale. Nel suo stile la massima influenza viene da Dave Liebman, di cui è stata allieva, e tramite questi da John Coltrane. S'esprime di preferenza al sax soprano, con uno stile cantabile e un suono ...

Moncaup

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015


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