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SPINIFEX


Stadtteiltreff: 17:00 Uhr
Essen: 19:00 Uhr




Einlass: 20:00 Uhr
Beginn: 20:30 Uhr
Eintritt: VVK: 8 € / AK: 10 €





Spinifex

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Amsterdam-based Spinifex, named after a tough Australian species of grass, may at first sound like a combination of free improv, punk rock and other typically Western contemporary music. However, beneath the surface the listener will discover ancient cyclical rhythms from Turkish and Indian musical cultures.
 Dave Foxall (Jazz Journal, UK) wrote: "ambitious yet unpretentious, tight, catchy, but also fearlessly exploratory and experimental."

Drummer and astro-physician Philipp Moser is known for his work with Dutch progressive metal band Cilice. Guitarist Jasper Stadhouders sets the tone in the Amsterdam underground, for example as a member of Cactus Truck. The Portuguese, Rotterdam-based bassist Gonçalo Almeida switches effortlessly between a beautifully rounded sound and heavy electric distortion. Tenor saxophonist John Dikeman has been impressing audiences performing with his trio with William Parker and Hamid Drake, as well as with Universal Indians/Joe McPhee and Cactus Truck.

Alto saxophonist Tobias Klein, the motor behind the band, has also made a name for himself as a bass clarinet player and composer.




Besetzung:

Tobias Klein - alto sax

John Dikeman - tenor sax

Jasper Stadhouders - guitar

Gonçalo Almeida - bass

Philipp Moser  - drums








Pressestimmen:

"Veiled hat es durchaus in sich, weil es so auf die Zwölf, supertight, groovy, transparent, kontrapunktiert, herrlich verzockt, beinahe(!) unprätentiös, catchy und einfach nur rund daherkommt, dass man kaum anders kann, als Freude aufkommen zu lassen…” (Freistil)





"Unüberhörbar spitze ... Musik die sich kaum um die Einordnung in eine Passform schert. Avantgarde, viel Jazz, aber auch durchaus harter Rock und Noise sind die Elemente ..." Jazz 'N' More (Christof Turnherr)





“Fun. Effective. Collaborative … Punk exuberance is doused by Necrophagist-level precision.” Andrey Henkin, The New York City Jazz Record

 
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