Jazzrausch Bigband

R. Sladek - bandleader | Germany
Live Artist

Jazzrausch Bigband is the world's first resident big band of an internationally renowned techno club. Founded 2014 in Munich, this big band has revolutionized the German jazz and techno scene with endlessly inventive performances. Their schedule includes more than 120 annual concerts and has already taken them to the Lincoln Center in NYC, the Berlin Philharmonie, the JZ Festival in Shanghai, the Safaricom International Jazzfestival in Nairobi and many more. At their live big band techno shows, it comes to a musical meltdown, where the creativity and sound diversity of a jazz big band meets the impressive clarity of a techno club. This opens up a new musical world that is as close to the origin of jazz as it is to the future of electronic dance music.

With »Beethoven's Breakdown« the Jazzrausch Bigband presents a new techno-jazz program on the occasion of the big Beethoven anniversary 2020 and thus again a fascinating concert spectacle. Inspired by Beethoven's music, the 15 musicians create a breathtaking fabric of technoid grooves, orchestral sound clouds and complex jazz improvisations. From softly set stillness to a blustering techno-ish downfall - Beethoven's prominent works are dissected with delight and illuminated with curiosity.

Jazzrausch Bigband (R. Sladek - bandleader)

"Still!, Still!, Still!" consists of Leonhard Kuhn's multi-layered orchestrations for the band’s 18 musicians of twelve popular German Christmas songs, traversing the entire history of big band repertoire – and justifying those three exclamation marks in the album title. The opener is a Basie-style swinger "Leise rieselt der Schnee" with extremes of soft and loud; “Engel auf den Feldern singen” (Shepherds in the Field Abiding) receives a brisk Herb Alpert treatment; "Fröhliche Weihnacht überall" has the cha-racteristic Stan Kenton sound.

“These tunes,” says Sladek, “are to our Christmas programme what the rhythms are to our techno programme. The beauty of "Still!, Still!, Still!" is that everyone knows the songs. So we and the audience have a common starting-point musically from which we can inspire people who seldom hear jazz to really enjoy it."

Jazzrausch Bigband (R. Sladek - bandleader)

08.12.2020 AT - Innsbruck // Treibhaus Jazzrausch BigBand Still! Still! Still! Buy Tickets
21.12.2020 DE - München // Jazzclub Unterfahrt Jazzrausch BigBand Still! Still! Still!
23.12.2020 DE - Ludwigsburg // Forum am Schlosspark Jazzrausch BigBand Still! Still! Still! Buy Tickets
08.02.2021 DE - Berlin // Berliner Philharmonie Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
20.02.2021 DE - München // Philharmonie im Gasteig // techné Premiere Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
05.03.2021 DE - Tübingen // Tübingen Sudhaus Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
06.03.2021 DE - Darmstadt // Centralstation Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
11.03.2021 DE - Rostock // M.A.U. Club Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
12.03.2021 DE - Gersthofen // Stadthalle Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
13.03.2021 DE - Offenburg // Reithalle Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
19.03.2021 DE - Nürnberg // Staatstheater Jazzrausch BigBand
23.04.2021 DE - München // One Young World Summit, Olympiahalle Jazzrausch BigBand
24.04.2021 DE - Hannover // Kulturzentrum Pavillon Jazzrausch BigBand
30.04.2021 DE - Weikersheim // Tauberphilharmonie Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
08.05.2021 AT - St. Pölten // Festspielhaus Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
09.05.2021 DE - Bayern // Dinzler Kaffeerösterei Jazzrausch BigBand
12.05.2021 DE - Hannover // Kuppelsaal im Congress Centrum Jazzrausch BigBand
13.05.2021 DE - Hannover // Trammplatz Jazzrausch BigBand
23.05.2021 DE - Vilsbiburg // Tambour Jazzrausch BigBand
04.06.2021 DE - Erfurt // Jazz in the City Jazzrausch BigBand Buy Tickets
26.06.2021 DE - Neresheim // Marienplatz Jazzrausch BigBand
27.06.2021 DE - Timmendorfer Strand-Niendorf // Jazz Baltica Jazzrausch BigBand
01.07.2021 DE - Schwerin // Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Jazzrausch BigBand
02.07.2021 DE - Greifswald // Eldenaer Jazz Evenings Jazzrausch BigBand
24.08.2021 DE - Frankfurt // Palmengarten Jazzrausch BigBand
03.12.2021 DE - Wörth am Rhein // Wörth am Rhein Jazzrausch BigBand