We are joining forces at jazzahead 2015 in Bremen, booth 6F22
Paul van Kemenade, Sophie Blussé and Stevko Busch will be there to meet you.
Paul Van Kemenade
The award winning (a.o.Boy Edgar Award) and Downbeat 5*-decorated alto saxophonist and festival organizer (Stranger than Paranoia) promotes the latest developments of his international acclaimed and rewarded groups such as his international quartet with Bennink-Anderson-Glerum, Soul’Afrique (his Dutch Quintet plus Faku-Mnisi-Mhlanga), his new quartet Three Horns and a Bass (new album), Podium Trio 30 years (Wierbos-Van Kemenade-Kuiper) and duo Stevko Busch-Paul Van Kemenade (new album).
Sophie Blussé - artist manager
We are happy to announce our international collaboration with Bureau Blussé, the agency of Sophie Blussé, freelance project manager in the field of jazz, pop and world music.
Since 2013 Blussé has worked for several organisations, such as North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam Codarts Conservatory, London Jazz Festival and Dutch Performing Arts, the international program of the Performing Arts Fund NL.
In Bremen he will present the upcoming release with his longterm duo partner Paul van Kemenade, besides the different groups of Markus Stockhausen with Florian Weber, Tara Bouman, as well as the quartet of Libanese singer Rabih Lahoud and his One World Music group Multi Roots with Jorge Pardo, Dinesh Mishra and Rhani Krija
Busch & Van Kemenade
“… moments of creative intimacy enthralled audiences, … In actual fact these were the European moments that Nils Landgren would have hoped for, moments that were unspectacular yet inspired, rooted in tradition yet humorously individual….”
SZ on the Berlin Jazz Festival 2010.
Now after lots of concerts and some tours the Duo comes up with some new tracks in Bremen.
is a young German-Lebanese newcomer band that took the German jazz scene by storm in 2012. Formed in 2011, only one year later they received the “Bremer Jazzpreis”, a promotion prize from "Initiative Musik" of the german government, and played two sold-out concerts on Berlin Jazz Festival. Now they present their new release "Freedom Dance" on Traumton records.
Inside Out - Markus Stockhausen & Florian Weber
Two of the best german jazz musicians join forces. Markus Stockhausen, one of the leading trumpeters of our time, and Florian Weber, prize winning shooting star of the german jazz scene, create a multi coloured mix of jazz, with classical influences and free intuitive playing. New album INSIDE OUT will be released in 2016 on ECM.