Jan Lundgren – Tribute to Jan Johansson | sold out
A deep bow to a pioneer
Jan Lundgren, pianist and artistic director of the Ystad International Jazz Festival, is coming to Niendorf with his “Tribute to Jan Johansson.” The pianist Jan Johansson (1931 – 1968) was an important musician of Swedish jazz. He created timeless jazz versions of Swedish and Russian folksongs. The album “Jazz på svenska“ (Jazz in Swedish), which he created with the bassist Georg Riedel, sold a sensational one million copies. The pianist is also known in Germany. What most people probably do not know: Among others, Jan Johansson composed “Here Comes Pippi Longstocking”("Här kommer Pippi Långstrump"), the theme song for the Astrid Lindgren TV series. Jan Lundgren would like to honor this important musician of Swedish jazz history with his piano, bass and string quartet. Jan Lundgren is a familiar face at JazzBaltica; the artistic director of the “Jazzhus Montmartre” in Copenhagen, he gave a guest performance with his exciting project “Mare Nostrum” together with Richard Galliano and Paolo Fresu and recently visited the Baltic Sea with the band of Wolfgang Haffner. Niendorf can look forward to a beautiful project that celebrated its premiere in Ystad in 2015.
Wollny – Parisien –Peirani – Schaerer | sold out
Out of land: A true super ACT
A band with members who all have their own successful projects is nothing new. However, it is unusual for all the members to be able to have their very own solo concerts. It is a stroke of luck that four of these special talents are at the same record label. Siggi Loch from the jazz label ACT put together four of his most exciting artists and the result is breathtaking. Pianist Michael Wollny, a concert highlight from past JazzBaltica years, needs no further introduction. The furious French accordionist Vincent Peirani and his fellow countryman Emile Parisien on the saxophone should also be sufficiently known by now. The most exciting new addition is Andreas Schaerer. Singer is much too weak of a word to describe what he does with his vocal chords. Vocal artist or acrobat is more appropriate for this Switzerland born musician, who became well-known through the band “Hildegard lernt fliegen” (Hildegard learns how to fly). He imitates, scats, hisses, beat boxes, chirps and always remains unmistakable despite his many throaty sounds. An absolute phenomenon! Four furious virtuosos together on one stage – you can bet that the sparks will fly!
For this concert ticket booking is no longer possible.
48 € / reduced 38 €