Radio show for SWR about the concert of the Berlin trio of trumpeter Lina Allemano with Michael Griener – drums and Dan Peter Sundland – bass at Jazzfest Berlin 2020. Introducing her solo debut album “Glimmer Glammer” (picture) as well.
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 show for SWR2 about music and poetry.
With Bernd Oeszevim, Roman Babik and the poet Shannon Sullivan, Joachim Badenhorst and the poet Peter Holvoet-Hanssen, Ig Hennemann and Anna voor de Wind with a poem by Anneke Brassinga, Didrik Ingvaldsen and the Nowegian-Czech quartet + choir, inspired by the poetry of Rafael Alberti, Keir Neuringer and the Ensemble Klang, Ya Tosiba/Zavoloka with a poem by Aliagha Vahid Isgandarov, Mahsa Vahdat and Kronos Quartet with a poem by Forough Farrokhzad, and Hans Unstern (photo by Konstantina Levi).
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.