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24-25 November. jazzwerkstatt festival. Julie Sassoon, Peter Ehwald, Alan Skidmore and more celebrate this iconic label.
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Phillip Gropper’s Philm + Lauren Kinsella/Tom Challenger

PHILM:

Philipp Gropper – Saxophones
Elias Stemeseder – piano / synthesizer
Robert Landfermann – double bass
Oliver Steidle – drums

Returning with a new double bassist, Philm has confirmed itself as one of the main supergroups of the new Berlin scene.

“The longer I play music, the more important it becomes and the more clearly I perceive what a band conveys, which message it sends out. This essence, which can be experienced through the transcendant quality of music, is what it is all about, and it is absolutely independent of style or set-up. Sole virtuosity, sole flights of intellect or the elevator-approach bore me – what I want is directness and aura.
I am deeply connected to tradition and constantly try to understand and carry forth its liveliness and fire – which could only develop in the context of its time ; and thus secure the old masters their lasting impact.”

 http://whyplayjazz.de/philm

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They will perform in a double bill with the duo of vocalist Lauren Kinsella and Tom Challenger, intertwining vocals and saxophone in a tight spiral.

 

 

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