5th „Desire for Spring“ Jazz Week: Andrea Marcelli & Jazz Friends „Bill Evans favorite songs“

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5th „Desire for Spring“ Jazz Week: Andrea Marcelli & Jazz Friends „Bill Evans favorite songs“
Peter Ehwald (sax), Tino Derado (p), Marc Muellbauer (b), Andrea Marcelli (dr)
…Contemporary and Latin Jazz.

An evening dedicated to the great Bill Evans music and his favorite songs. Beautiful themes and exciting Jazz Moods … many are the influences. This very special Berlin bases Quartet, with musicians from different countries, is proposing jazz standards and beautiful original compositions.The main characteristic is the the swing but also the unexpected dynamics and the intuitive dialog between the four musicians that played together in many different situations. For example Tino and Andrea have toured together several times, also in Italy with Frank Gambale and others. Andrea Marcelli’s NEW album „The Invisible Child“ is coming out in 2018!

PETER EHWALD – saxophones.
Ehwald studied Saxophone at the music academies in Weimar and Köln, at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at City College New York. He took lessons with John Patitucci, Rich Perry, Julian Argüelles, Stan Sulzman and Ian Ballemy. 
 Rewarded with a prestigious DAAD scholarship he taught Jazz-Combo and Big Band from 2007 to 2009 as a graduate assistant at the City College, New York. His composition Alanis was performed at Carnegie Hall in spring 2007. Peter is an intensely touring musician, who performs with many bands in countries like UK, France, Poland, Spain, Finland, USA, Peru and Costa Rica.
— Concerts and Recordings with Musicians like: Clarence Penn, Rudi Mahall, Frank Möbus, Gene Calderazzo, Dan Weiss, Scott Reeves, Anthony Pinciotti.
— Scholarships: London Erasmus-Stipend (2003-04), New York DAAD-scholarship (2005-2006 und 2006-2007).
— Prizes: Jazzpodium of LAG Jazz Niedersachsen with Oktoposse (2003), Best International Jazz Group beim V Concurso Internacional de Interpretes de Jazz in Granada/Spanien with schultzing (2006), first Prize Winning Jazz Hannover with Schultze Trio (2003), first Prize New Generation/ Straubing with Oktoposse (2005), Prix du Publique Tremplin Jazz Band Competition/ Avignon (2006) with Paragon, Best Young Jazz Band Award Granada with Oktoposse (2005), JazzIn Prize with schultzing (2006), Best Jazz Performers Award Granada with schultzing (2006)

One of the best German pianist TINO DERADO, born in Munich but resident in Berlin, graduated at the Berklee College of Music (Boston) and the New School (New York) collaborated with Gary Burton, Peter Erskine, Rebekka Bakken, Matthew Garrison, Till Brönner NDR Big Band and many others.

MARC MUELLBAUER (Kontrabass) wurde 1968 in London geboren, er kam mit seiner Familie im Alter von 3 Jahren nach Deutschland.  Er studierte ab 1989 an der „Folkwang Hochschule Ruhr“ in Duisburg.
1994 zog er nach Berlin um, um sein Klassikstudium an der „Hochschule der Künste“ Berlin zu Ende zu bringen und wurde bald festes Mitglied des Ensembles für Neue Musik „United Berlin“, mit denen er bis 1996 spielte. In dieser Zeit spielte er viele Uraufführungen neuer Werke, aber auch Stücke von Ligeti, Berg, Webern, Schönberg, I-Sang-Yun, und auch wieder Lachenman.
Seit seinem Umzug nach Berlin ist er ein sehr gefragter Sideman im Jazz aber auch in anderen Musikstilen geworden.  Seit 1996 Julia Hülsmann Trio.
Weiterhin Zusammenarbeit mit Tony Lakatos, Wilson de Oliviera, Dirk Engelhardt, Jerry Granelli, Judy Niemack, Jean-Francois Prins, Marc Secara, Esther Kaiser.
Seit 1998 Lehrbeauftragter für Jazzkontrabaß an der Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ in Berlin und seit 2000 Lehrer für Jazzkontrabass an der Musikschule Reinickendorf in Berlin.

Drummer/composer ANDREA MARCELLI moved to the USA in 1989, spending eight years in Los Angeles and four in New York City. He has resided in Berlin since 2001. Two of his tunes are included in both “The European Real Book“ and “The Digital Real Book part 2“. He is leading an active international musical life, performing with Wayne Shorter, Don Menza, Allan Holdsworth, Mike Stern, Bob Mintzer, Eddie Gomez, Ralph Towner, Eberhard Weber, Markus Stockhausen, Palle Danielsson, John Patitucci, Mike Mainieri, Hiram Bullock, Frank Gambale, Andy Summers and others. He recorded many albums and two critical acclaimed Cds with legendary Major Label Verve/PolyGram.
His NEW album „The Invisible Child“ is coming out in 2018!
John Kelman schreibt: „…Marcellis Kompositionen transzendieren simple Melodien, die den Zuhörer zu bekannten und unbekannten Plätzen entführen, versteckte Emotionen ans Licht bringen… Da ist die Reife des Konzeptes, die klare Vision, die ‚Beyond the Blue’ zu einer Art Markenzeichen Marcellis wird.“

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5th „Desire for Spring“ Jazz Week 29.März – 2.April
Join us at the magic 5th „Desire for Spring Jazz week“, 29. März – 2. April during the Easter vacation at the Kunstfabrik Schlot!
Five different journeys of music dialogues, dynamics, passion, rhythms and colors of Jazz. Accomplished drummer/composer Andrea Marcelli will bring some of the best soloists of the Berlin Jazz scene.  Each evening a different mood and genre.
Opening concert 29.03 with the trio of the two virtuoso pianist Ekkehard Wölk and Roberto Badoglio.
On 30.03 a quartet with refined pianist Tino Derado and creative saxophonist Peter Ehwald featuring Bill Evans favorite songs. On 31.04 Cinema meets Jazz with a quartet featuring giant saxophonist Walter Gauchel. On 01.04 a special Hammond Organ + vibes Quartet with warm and swinging guitarist Giorgio Crobu. Closing concert on 02.04 featuring one of Europe’s premier free jazz pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach.
The musicians will bring their own colors representing different cultures and sensitivities, all together here in Berlin at Schlot!!  Jazz rearrangements of famous composers and all kind of original compositions and moods.
Expect the unexpected!