D. Beecroft
Do, 15/12/2022, 21:00 Uhr
Echtzeitmusik / Konzert

Zig Zag Jazz Club presents


"His songs are generally both catchy and inventive, many of the performances evolve in unexpected directions, and the often episodic frameworks make most of the selections sound like mini-suites." - DOWNBEAT

Hugo Fernandez  is a Mexican jazz guitarist that has settled in Berlin after more than a decade in Madrid. His musical search has taken him to build his own universe, where the rich legacy legacy of jazz coexists, with the energy of other music such as: pop-rock, world folklore and classical. At the age of 23, he travelled to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music, where he graduated with honors in 1998. During his time in Boston, he had lessons with renowned jazz educators such as: Jerry Bergonzi, Hal Crook, Ed Tomassi and Jamey Haddad. In that period he coincided there with the musicians Antonio Sanchez, Anat Cohen, Avishai Cohen, Miguel Zenon, Lage Lund, among others. In 1999 he returned to Mexico City and began teaching at the Academia de Musica Fermatta affiliated with the Berklee College of Music network. In 2003 he moved to New Orleans to study a master's degree in jazz studies under the tutelage of Steve Masakowski and Ed Petersen. He has performed with his project in venues and festivals all over the world such as: Festival Internacional Cervantino (Mexico), Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, Festival del Centro Historico (Mexico), Teatro de la Ciudad (Mexico), HKW Berlin, Festival de Jazz de Madrid, Festival Internacional de la Guitarra de Guatemala, Jazz Fermin (Spain), Jazz en el Centro (Gijon), Fundacion Olivar de Castillejo (Spain), B Flat, Kunstfabrik Schlot, Panda Theatre, Bogui Jazz Club, Jimmy Glass Club, Zinco Jazz Club, Snug Harbor among many others…  https://www.hugofernandez.net/noticias-news/

The exceptionally talented musician Christoph Titz creates unique music that is shaped by very different influences. The jazz trumpeter creates his very own, unmistakable sound from elements of Latin, pop, electro and, of course, jazz. Titz studied at the universities of Maastricht and Hilversum and made his debut with the band "Scetches". He worked as a studio and live musician with Marla Glen, Helmut Zerlett (Harald Schmidt Show), Manfred Leuchter Band, Bonefunk, Hermosa, Art af Oryx, Reinhard Mey, Sarah Connor, the Frank Popp Ensemble, with Kathrin Lemke, with the band Brings and Leon Gurvitch. He also played in the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Martin Lillich studied double bass at the Hochschule der Künste with Klaus Stoll. Musically, Martin is at home in the genres of classical, Caribbean, Jazz, Turkish as well as the New Klezmer scene. Known for his incredible versatility Martin is an integral part of the Berlin and German jazz scene as a soloist and as a sideman. He has worked  such iconic artists such as  Kenny Wheeler, Charlie Mariano, Enrico Rava, Leszek Mozdzer, Mikis Theodorakis, Al DiMeola, Benny Bailey, Pandit Kamalesh Maitra, Lynne Arielle, Chris Bennett, Perry Robinson, Helmut Brandt, Alan Berne, Niko Schoyble, Walter Norris, Maria Farantouri, Billy Bang...

Jesus Vega is an American Drummer/Educator/Composer currently residing in Berlin, Germany. Born in King City, California, he was first introduced to Jazz by the Monterey Jazz Festival's Education Program. He holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Music from Sacramento State University and University of Nevada, Reno. In his short career Mr. Vega has had the privilege to study/perform with: Peter Epstein, David Ake, Vince Lateano, Joe Lovano, Ben Wendle, Ingrid Jensen, Kenny Washington, Greg Hutchinson, Geoffrey Keezer and many more.

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  • Zig Zag Jazz Club
  • Hauptstraße 89, Berlin