Goethe Zentrum is organising a jazz concert by Thaerichens Tentett group from Germany on 23rd November, at Taj Deccan. The concert will begin at 7pm.
Formed in 1999, Tharichens Tentett is constituted by a group of young musicians who love jazz and modern music. This band has composed a number of CDs and DVDs, and won a great reputation in Europe and around the world.
Its music is regarded by the media, the music critics and the audience as Germany's most developed new generation of jazz music, composition and orchestration. The band, on behalf of Germany, has attended many major music festivals in Europe and around the world.
The Tentett music is a fusion of swing, bebop and punk, chamber music and bossa nova. The band members consist of -
Michael Schiefel (Vocals)
He is an important contemporary musician and vocal artiste in Europe. Michael not only displays the traditional jazz styles, but also challenges various types of vocal styles. Michael also creates a lot of works with diverse features, presenting the activeness and openness of the new generation of German musicians.
Sven Klammer (Trumpet)
Having learned jazz from Bert Joris when he was young, he studied classic trumpet in Vorarlberg State Music Conservatory from 2001 to 2004. He started to play, and became famous in Berlin, in 2007. He was also associated with bands such as Flip Philipp & Ed Partyka Dectett, Phil Yaegers BrandX, Sinfonieorchsters Vorarlberg Auf Der Bhne.
Jan von Klewitz (Alto Sax, Soprano Sax, Clarinet)
Having graduated from Academy of Music in Berlin, Jan von Klewitz later learned sax by himself, and dedicated himself to the performance and research on jazz and contemporary art music.
Andreas Spannagel (Tenor Sax, Flute)
Born in 1958 in a music family and influenced by his father, Andreas learned to play piano since he was very young. He first attended the band at the age of 16 and began his systematic study in sax performance. He has worked with Karl Ratzer, Alegre Correa and Paul Urbanek .
NikolausLeistle (Baritone Sax, Bass Clarinet)
Born in 1975, his music life began with classic piano music. He displayed his artistic talent in sax later on, and received his diploma of jazz music and university degree on Music I. The four-numbered jazz band under his name has been invited to perform in different occasions.
Soren Fischer (Trombone)
Being interested in various types of music patterns, such as rock n' roll, jazz, folk music, he has been on stage for 15 years. He often performs with many famous musicians like Dumas, Daniel Belanger, Yannick Rieu and Danial Thouin.
Kai Brckner (Guitars)
Kai often travels around Europe and the United States. He has recorded songs for a Bulgarian singer in Sophia, Bulgaria. Recently, he has also recorded a series of songs with his father.
Johannes Gunkel (Bass)
He began to learn trumpet at the age of 10. He then studied bass at 15, in Tyrol State Music College. In 2000, he learned from Adelhard Roidinger, and gained his fame through his cooperation with Harry Sokal. Since then, he became popular, and attended many jazz performances with bands. He was praised by masters such as Peter O Mara, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Herwig Gradischnig and Martin Reiter.
Kai Schonburg (Drums)
Born in Salzburg in 1982, he learned percussion at the age of 10. Guided by Doug Hammond and Joris Dudli Jeff Bodreaux, he then formed a group with Matthias Pichler, an Austrian jazz musician. In 2003, he connected extensively with a variety of American musicians. Back in Europe, he worked with Martin Reiter, Phil Nykrin, Julia Fischer, Harry Sokal and other musicians.
Nicolai Tharichen (Piano)
Nicolai is in charge of the composition of all works. He is known for the integration of ancient European music and popular world music into the bands music.
Please contact 2770-0734 / 2324-1791 for further details.