The Clarke Boland Band 1969 © Campi Archiv, Heinz Bähr

A Tribute To The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

In 2019 the Bundesjazzorchester will dedicate itself to the musical work of the Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band. The ensemble around the American drummer Kenny Clarke and the Belgian pianist and arranger Francy Boland was formed in 1961 on the initiative of Pierluigi "Gigi" Campi, who was born in Italy and lives in Cologne. He promoted and produced the Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, which for years set standards in Europe and beyond as an independent and unmistakable voice of jazz. More than 250 arrangements of handwritten original notes from the Clarke-Boland Big Band have been in the possession of the Bundesjazzorchester since 2018. From this inestimable pool, Jiggs Whigham has chosen a selection of special titles, complemented by exclusive arrangements for the BuJazzO vocal ensemble. Darmon Meader, a member of New York Voices, has arranged two titles exclusively for the Bundesjazzorchester.

Moritz Grübel, Tobias Haug (as), Anna Tsombanis, NN (ts), Yannick Glettenberg (bari)

Pascal Klewer, Arvid Maier, Gabriel Rosenbach, Ferdinand Schwarz

Jonathan Böbel, Samuel Restle, Gregor Sperzel, Tobias Herzog (btb)

Felix Langemann

John man

Luca Müller

Felix Ambach, Anthony Greminger.

Anja Daumerlang (soprano 1), Lina Knörr (soprano 2), Katharina Koch (alto) Paul Schmidt (tenor),
Atrin Madani (baritone / bass)

Sat, 07.09.2019

Jazz, Big Band

concert hall
Start 20:00

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