Home » Search Center » Results: Tobias Klein

Results for "Tobias Klein"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Tobias Klein"...

Musician

Tobias Klein

Born:

Tobias Klein (*Saarbrücken, Germany, 1967) moved to Amsterdam in 1990 and studied saxophone and bass clarinet at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. As a performing musician, he specializes in the alto saxophone and the low clarinets (bass- and contra bass-). His focus lies mainly on improvised music and contemporary jazz. He incorporates elements of contemporary composed music, live-electronics and techniques derived from African, Eastern European and Asian music. Tobias currently (co-)leads the groups Spinifex and Lackritz. He regularly composes for both contemporary jazz groups and chamber music ensembles

1

Article: Festivals Talking

Moers Festival Interviews: Spinifex

Read "Moers Festival Interviews: Spinifex" reviewed by Martin Longley


Spinifex will make an extremely welcome return to the Moers Festival in early June 2022. This heavily international group specialises in a collective meshing, combining the precision of composed themes with ample leeway for crashing over the barriers, splattering down onto a grassy field of wild improvisatory freedom. Heavy activity over a decade's span makes this ...

1

Article: Live Review

Belgrade Jazz Festival 2021

Read "Belgrade Jazz Festival 2021" reviewed by Martin Longley


Belgrade Jazz Festival Dom Omladine/Kombank Dvorana Belgrade, Serbia October 26-November 1, 2021 The 37th Belgrade Jazz Festival made a full return to its accustomed international nature, following the late 2020 mostly-Serbian edition. Artists successfully managed to arrive from the USA and various parts of Europe, with no cancellations ...

2

Article: Album Review

Spinifex: Beats The Plague

Read "Beats The Plague" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Finally, a band of brothers retaliates against the coronavirus. The scientists and the anti-vax antipodes have had their day. Time for some partisan guerrilla action. Okay, maybe just a pipe dream, but these nine tracks by the Amsterdam based Spinifex deliver a much needed counterattack to this diabolical infective agent. Recorded in June of ...

Album

Beats The Plague

Label: TryTone
Released: 2021
Track listing: Nillepez; The Voice Of Dust And Trash; Fuck The Pest; Bageshri; Zoowiezoo; Four20; Sex & Pestilence; Sesler6; I’ll Call You In A Hundred Meters.

2

Article: My Favourite Things

Tobias Klein e il Questionario di Proust

Read "Tobias Klein e il Questionario di Proust" reviewed by Paolo Peviani


Il tratto principale della mia musica Musica che risuoni dentro. La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me La capacità di vivere una situazione musicale. Come musicista, il momento in cui sono stato più felice Quando sembra che la musica si suoni ...

12

Article: Album Review

Boi Akih: Storyteller

Read "Storyteller" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Storyteller is singer Monica Akihary and acoustic guitarist Niels Brouwer's ninth recording since 1997, and their sixth as Boi Akih. No two Boi Akih albums are the same, though Akihary's Indonesian heritage--she often sings in the endangered Haruku language--and Brouwer's jazz-inflected improvisations are common denominators. Over the years the duo has embraced Indian, African and Asian ...

1

Article: Radio & Podcasts

chuffDRONE, Treesearch & Mark Segger

Read "chuffDRONE, Treesearch & Mark Segger" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


This episode is a mixed bag of some newer releases and some recent ones definitely worthy of revisiting. The Austrian quintet chuffDrone takes an interesting approach to its highly polished improvisation, while the duo of bassist Rob Clutton and saxophonist Tony Malaby create an album of gems on Offering; it's the kind of personal connection that ...

1

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Tower Jazz Composers Orch. & Daniel Bernardes

Read "Tower Jazz Composers Orch. & Daniel Bernardes" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


Improvisation is the core of clarinetist Ben Goldberg's Good Day For Cloud Fishing, and not just the music. His fascination with poet Dean Young's work led to the creation of this album where the trio of Goldberg, Nels Cline and Ron Miles improvised upon a musical sketch that Goldberg wrote based upon one of Young's poems. ...

5

Article: Album Review

Spinifex: Soufifex

Read "Soufifex" reviewed by Vitalijus Gailius


The Amsterdam-based sextet Spinifex—well known for their passion to cross stylistic borders, tight irregular structures and robust improvisational eruptions—still continue their journey through different musical traditions. On their fifth full-length album, Soufifex, the ensemble flee the European musical tradition and turn their faces to the Oriental world, i.e. to the Sufi, mystical Islamic belief and practice ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Mack Avenue Records

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and includes upcoming jazz events near you.