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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: John Scofield

Throughout his life, John Scofield has performed with bands. At the Elbphilharmonie, the legendary jazz guitarist plays one of his rare solo sets.

Elbphilharmonie Talk mit Branford Marsalis

Der legendäre Saxofonist und Komponist über Egoismus im Modern Jazz und seine Zeit mit Sting.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Jason Moran

The jazz pianist performs three of his own compositions in the foyer of the Grand Hall.

Reflektor John Zorn

A look back at the festival in pictures and comments.

John Zorn and the downtown scene

Radical, eccentric, experimental: the fascinating artists’ scene of downtown New York.

»John Zorn turned my world upside down«

The musicians who appear at the »Reflektor John Zorn« talk about their collaboration with this exceptional artist and their love for his music.

Artemis
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Video on demand from 24 Feb 2022 : Artemis

Supergroup from New York: enjoy a highlight of the jazz season in a live stream from the Grand Hall.

Avishai Cohen / Big Vicious
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Video on demand from 9 Feb 2022 : Avishai Cohen / Big Vicious

Live from the Elbphilharmonie: the Israeli jazz trumpeter with his exuberant quintet Big Vicious.

»John Zorn always has a very clear vision«

Spotlight on John Zorn and his music: an interview with the Hamburg-based Zorn expert Axel Zielke.

John Zorn: The Master of Change

Between all the different stools of contemporary music, John Zorn remains true to himself in one respect: constant change.

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: Elbphilharmonie Explains: The Jazz Trumpet

The Hamburg trumpeter Philipp Püschel on the history and versatile sound of the trumpet in jazz.

The sound of America: NDR Bigband
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Video on demand from 13 Feb 2022 : The sound of America: NDR Bigband

A homage to Chet Baker and Miles Davis: The NDR Bigband lends new definition to American cool jazz.

Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Avishai Cohen & Yonathan Avishai
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Video on demand from 21 Feb 2020 : Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Avishai Cohen & Yonathan Avishai

Duke Ellington’s »Azalea« from the Elbphilharmonie’s piano storeroom

NDR Bigband: »Big Baroque«
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Video on demand from 4 Dec 2021 : NDR Bigband: »Big Baroque«

Under chief conductor Geir Lysne, the NDR Bigband and their new pianist Florian Weber play contemporary recreations of Baroque music.

How do you become a jazz musician?

About a genre between street music and a university subject.

Listening tip: Mehldau's snapshot

Like so many people, jazz pianist Brad Mehldau was stuck at home in the spring, which inspired him to write the »Suite: April 2020« – music about a special month.

CD recordings from the Elbphilharmonie

These are the albums recorded in the Elbphilharmonie Grand Hall so far.

Elphi at Home: Anna-Lena Schnabel & Florian Weber
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Video on demand from 25 Apr 2020 : Elphi at Home: Anna-Lena Schnabel & Florian Weber

An adventurous jazz duo plays in the empty Grand Hall.

Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Fred Hersch Trio
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Video on demand from 17 Apr 2020 : Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Fred Hersch Trio

The jazz pianist from New York City plays the song »Wichita Lineman«.