Metá Metá // Dave Douglas // Terrible Sounds // Nduduzo Makhathini

Jazzfest Berlin 2021: Scenes of Now

The esteemed New York trumpeter Dave Douglas gives the German premiere of this new chamber jazz ensemble, while sound poet Nduduzo Makhatini performs solo at his Jazzfest Berlin debut. The concert also features the experimental music powerhouse trio Metá Metá from São Paulo and a commissioned video work by Egyptian-German artist Philip Rizk.

Jazzfest Berlin 2021: Scenes of Now

After a digital New York-Berlin edition in the first year of the pandemic, Jazzfest Berlin 2021 traces the paths of improvised music to three more cultural hubs: Cairo, São Paulo and Johannesburg. Together with local partners, the festival team has developed a diverse programme of partly pre-produced, partly live concert formats that showcase the musicality, innovative power and affinity with interdisciplinary experimentation of the respective creative music scenes as well as the specific places they occupy in between a global jazz canon and their own region’s rich musical heritage.

Sunday, November 7
Start: 6 pm
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