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Jazzahead Festival 2011

Jez Nelson presents highlights from the 2011 Jazzahead festival in Bremen, Germany. Including Finland's Kalle Kalima and K-18, German sextet Transit Room and French quartet Ozma.

Jez Nelson presents highlights from the 2011 Jazzahead festival in Bremen, Germany. Over the last six years this has become a major international convention for the jazz industry and its fans, and a showcase for mainly European jazz. The programme features music from Finland's Kalle Kalima & K-18, inspired by the films of Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch; Berlin-based sextet Transit Room, whose finely balanced textures blend free and composed material; and French quartet Ozma, combining high-energy riffs and angular top-lines.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producers: Phil Smith & Russell Finch.

2 hours

Music Played

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  • Elifantree, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 29 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Anni Elif Egecioglu (vocals, carillon) Pauli Lyytinen (tenor saxophone, effects) Tatu Rönkkö (drums)

    • Elifantree

      Missa Inte Bussen

      Composer: Anni Elif Egecioglu

  • Trichotomy, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 28 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Sean Foran (piano), Pat Marchisella (bass, effects), John Parker (drums, percussion)

    • Trichotomy

      Shut Up

      Composer: John Parker

  • Partisans, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 29 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Phil Robson (electric guitar), Julian Siegel (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet), Thaddeus Kelly (electric bass), Gene Calderazzo (drums)

    • Partisans

      Last Chance

      Composer: Phil Robson

  • Kalle Kalima & K-18, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 30 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Kalle Kalima (guitar), Mikko Innanen (alto and bass saxophone, percussion), Veli Kujala (quarter-tone accordion), Teppo Hauta-aho (bass)

    • Kalle Kalima & K-18

      Mulholland Drive

      Composer: Kalle Kalima

    • Kalle Kalima & K-18

      Bob

      Composer: Kalle Kalima

    • Kalle Kalima & K-18

      Frank Booth

      Composer: Kalle Kalima

  • Ayse Tütüncü Trio, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 30 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Ayse Tütüncü (piano, vocals), Oguz Büyükberber (clarinet), Gökçe Gürçay (drums, percussion)

    • Ayse Tütüncü Trio

      Yine De

      Composer: Ayse Tütüncü

  • Transit Room, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 29 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Andreas Waelti (bass) Samuel Blaser (trombone), Pierre Borel (alto saxophone), Karl Ivar Refseth (vibes), Samuel Halscheidt (electric guitar), Tobias Backhaus (drums, percussion)

    • Transit Room

      12-tone

      Composer: Karl Ivar Refseth

    • Transit Room

      Homage to Some Strange Vassilian Poetry

      Composer: Andreas Waelti

    • Transit Room

      Dabadabadabi

      Composer: Pierre Borel

    • Transit Room

      Copacabana Callboy '86

      Composer: Samuel Halscheidt

  • Ozma, recorded at the Jazzahead Festival in Bremen on 29 April 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: David Florsch (tenor and soprano saxophone), Adrien Dennefeld (electric guitar), Edouard Séro-Guillaume (electric bass), Stéphane Scharlé (drums)

    • Ozma

      Jade

      Composer: Adrien Dennefeld

    • Ozma

      Prise Triviale

      Composer: Ozma

    • Ozma

      Rain Cadenza

      Composer: Ozma

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