Jazzfest Berlin 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020. 10:00 am

Roulette’s Fall 2020 Season will be live streamed from our stage and archived on our website. Watch the video of this performance below.

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Jazzfest Berlin 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020. 10:00 am

Jazzfest Berlin – New York
Jetzt erst recht: Now is the time!

Roulette is proud to be a presenting partner of this year’s Jazzfest Berlin in a two-day concert marathon connecting the vanguard scenes of Berlin and New York. Jazzfest Berlin 2020 features over 120 international artists with live concerts in Berlin’s silent green, Roulette in Brooklyn, and across Germany in eight public radio studios. All performances will be live-streamed and broadcast to your home, fostering intercontinental cooperation in spite of the pandemic. The New York portion of the festival will be moderated by Nate Chinen and Keanna Faircloth of WBGO.org. To learn more about the full 4-day festival, click here.


Lakecia Benjamin // Lina Allemano’s Ohrenschmaus

With a multi-generational mix of the most diverse musical influences, Lakecia Benjamin explores the spiritual heart of Coltranese music. Lina Allemano and her nimble Berlin trio create a music of extremes with a flow that feels utterly organic, masterfully mirroring the ups-and-downs of life itself.

Livestream from New York // Livestream from Berlin

10:00 am EST at Roulette, New York
Lakecia Benjamin: Pursuance – The Coltranes
Lakecia Benjamin: alto sax, leader
Charenee Wade: vocals
Darrell Green: drums
Lonnie Plaxico: bass
Zaccai Curtis: piano

10:45 am EST at silent green, Berlin
Lina Allemano’s Ohrenschmaus
Lina Allemano: trumpet
Dan Peter Sundland: bass
Michael Griener: drums


Anna Webber Septet // TRAINING featuring John Dieterich and Işıl Karataş

Anna Webber specializes in arrangements full of contrasting impulses and textures. Developed in a transatlantic dialogue and premiered in Berlin, TRAINING and John Dieterich trace sublime musical moments in concise snippets of everyday sounds.

Livestream from New York // Livestream from Berlin

1:00 pm EST at Roulette, New York
Anna Webber Septet: Clockwise
Anna Webber: tenor sax, flute, bass flute, alto flute and composition
Jeremy Viner: tenor sax and clarinet
Jacob Garchik: trombone
Christopher Hoffman: cello
Matt Mitchell: piano
Christopher Tordini: double bass
Ches Smith: drums, vibraphone and tympani

1:45 pm EST at silent green, Berlin
TRAINING featuring John Dieterich and Işıl Karataş (commission)
Johannes Schleiermacher: sax, flute, synth
Max Andrzejewski: drums, synth, Stimmeffekte
John Dieterich: guitar
Işıl Karataş: video

 


Craig Taborn’s New Trio // Y-Otis

The exciting trio of Craig Taborn explores a new set of groove-oriented compositions. Y-Otis deconstruct, fragment and recombine the hip-hop genre and invent a virtuoso mix of styles.

Livestream from New York // Livestream from Berlin

4:00 pm EST at Roulette, New York
Craig Taborn’s New Trio
Craig Taborn: piano
Mary Halvorson: guitar
Ches Smith: drums

4:45 pm EST at silent green, Berlin
Y-Otis
Otis Sandsjö: saxophone
Petter Eldh: electric bass, electronics/MPC
Tilo Weber: drums
Dan Nicholls: synth, sax processing

 


www.berlinerfestspiele.de/jazzfest

 

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