“Jazzrausch Bigband is making jazz sexy again” (Bayerischer Rundfunk). And Downbeat has singled out not just the band’s “high-voltage performances” and “party atmosphere”, but also the amount of experimentation going on. With their dazzling confidence, genuine authenticity and communicative panache, the members of Jazzrausch Bigband have created a musical world which is as close to jazz and its origins as it is to the electronic music of the future.
Featuring Nesrine, Jelena Kuljić, Viktoria Tolstoy, Nils Landgren, Wolfgang Haffner, David Helbock, Kalle Kalima und Jakob Manz.
“Jazzrausch Bigband is making jazz sexy again” (Bayerischer Rundfunk). Downbeat has singled out not just the band’s “high-voltage performances” and “party atmosphere”, but also the amount of experimentation going on. The ensemble’s ingenious mix of techno and big band jazz has proved to be just as accessible to people listening to the band from the comfort of their seats in a concert hall as it has to those sweating it out on the dance floor. Since 2015 Jazzrausch Bigband has been in residence at Harry Klein in Munich, a club renowned for its house and techno acts as well as for its stunning live visuals; this cooperation between a techno club and a big band is truly unique in the world. From its base at the club, the pioneering ensemble has defined a completely new genre, “techno jazz”. The band’s music is getting noticed on the other...line up
Jelena Kuljić, Nesrine, Viktoria Tolstoy, Wolfgang Haffner, David Helbock’s Random/Control, Kalle Kalima, Nils Landgren & Jakob Manz
directed and produced by Roman Sladek
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch
Recorded by Josy Friebel at Harry Klein, Munich in July, August, and September 2020
Mixed by Roman Sladek & Umberto Echo
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Lacquer Disc Cutting by Sidney Claire Meyer at Emil Berliner Studios Berlin