Jazz & Talk – Jazz und Universum  (Jazz and the Universe)

Jazz & Talk – Jazz und Universum (Jazz and the Universe)


| Livestream from the Carl Orff Hall

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Literature & Knowledge – Discussion
Music – Jazz
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Together with students from the Jazz Institute of the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich as well as other guests, the renowned jazz musicians and lecturers Andreas Kissenbeck and Michael Keul will take you on a trip into the world of jazz. Colourful, exciting and varied – for beginners, experts and enthusiasts alike.

Jazz and the Universe
What do gravitational waves sound like? Can you make music with them? How do musicians deal with phenomena like time, chaos, aesthetics, symmetry and so on? Do stars and planets have a sound? And if so, what sensations does it evoke in us? Thinking about questions like these, one discovers surprising similarities between jazz and the universe. Among the jazz standards the students will perform are Crescent, Equinox  and Stardust.

Josef M. Gaßner

Josef M. Gaßner
studied mathematics at the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences and physics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich before obtaining his doctorate in theoretical astrophysics. He is a researcher at the University Observatory Munich and a lecturer for astronomy and cosmology at the Landshut University of Applied Sciences. He communicates complicated relationships to a broad audience with his publications, through popular science lectures and via his YouTube channel »Urknall, Weltall und das Leben« (Big Bang, Space and Life).

Andreas Kissenbeck
has played concerts and festivals and has toured both at home and abroad as a pianist and Hammond organist. On stage and in CD, radio and television productions, he has worked with internationally renowned artists such as Benny Bailey, Bobby Shew, Pete York and Tony Laktos. He has taught jazz piano, composition and arrangement at a number of German universities and has been a lecturer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich since 2010.

Michael Keul (left) and Andreas Kissenbeck (right) © Robert Haas

Michael Keul
studied drums under Billie Brooks at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern. His career has seen him play with such greats as Chet Baker, Red Holloway, Scott Hamilton, James Moody, the Al Porcino Big Band, Joe Haider and Joe Kienemann. Michael Keul is a sought-after teacher at jazz workshops both at home and abroad. Since 2010, he has been a lecturer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.


With the kind support of the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich
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