Work and research grant from the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, for “new music and sound art”. My project is about telegraphy in Iran and the Prussian military. Research is being conducted to develop a collaborative sound art project for Klangteppich IV. Title image is from Goldsmid, Frederic John: Telegraph and Travel, London 1874
Proudly presenting the 3rd edition of Klangteppich. Festival for music of the Iranian diaspora.
Artist in residence: Hadi Bastani
Lineup and dates at klangteppich.berlin
Klangteppich III is funded by Musikfonds Neustart Kultur by means of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, GEMA, the Federal Agency for Civic Education and the Department of Culture Steglitz-Zehlendorf.
Radio show for SWR including interviews with the trombone player Conny Bauer and the pianists Aki Takase and Alexander von Schlippenbach. Besides their music I chose recordings of Archie Shepp & Jason Moran (picture), Maggie Nicols, Marshall Allen & Tara Middleton of the Sun Ra Arkestra, Sheila Jordan and Jimmy “Duck” Holmes.
Radio show about the pianist Jane Getz for SWR including her recordings with Pharoah Sanders, Charles Mingus, Eugene McDaniels and Dale Fielder, as well as her own albums as Mother Hen and as a bandleader in jazz. Her book (picture) is worth reading.
Radio broadcast about light and darkness in music for SWR2, with
Harry James and his orchestra, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and Earl Coleman, Rita Hayworth, Henry Mancini, Jimmy Witherspoon, Wayne Shorter and the Miles Davis Quintet, Sun Ra and his Arkestra, Horst Jankowski, The Real Group, The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble (photo) and Son House.