Martin Küchen

Martin Küchen

CV Martin Küchen
Born 1966, Sweden
Plays alto-, tenor-, soprano-, and baritone saxophone.
Tours internationally within the fields of jazz and improrelated music.
Makes music for theatre, film, music to poetry and sound installations.
Composes for Trespass Trio, Angles and Exploding Customer.

Awarded The "Nutida Sound" award for the solo CD "The lie & the orphanage"
Voted in El Intruso best of 2010 Poll
Festival Com a Minim, Barcelona, Spain (solo, Chip Shop Music)
Tour Germany, Switzerland, Slovenia (solo)
Tour Switzerland and France (Looper)
Tour France (Exploding Customer)
Tour Germany, Poland and Czeck Republic (solo)
Tour Portugal (Angles)
Tour Sweden (w Keith Rowe and Seymour Wright)
Ring Ring Festival 2010, Belgrade, Serbia (Angles)
Jazz Cerkno Festival 2010, Cerkno, Slovenia (Angles)
Festival Irtijal, Beirut, Lebanon (Agape)
Coimbra Festival jazz Ao Centro, Portugal (Angles)
The Unnamed Music Festival, London and Leeds, UK (w Keith Rowe and Seymour Wright)
Tampere Jazz Happening 2009, Finland (Angles)
Tour Poland (solo)
Tours with Zanussi 5
Festival Electronic Arts, Dublin, Ireland (w Toshi Nakamura and Chip Shop Music)
Tour Japan (solo)
I and E music festival, Dublin, Ireland (Chip Shop Music + Axel Dörner)
Maijazz, Stavanger, Norway (w Zanussi 5) + more gigs in Norway and Poland during the year
Tour in Portugal (Agape)
Nattjazz, Bergen, Norway (Angles)
Siberian Jazz Society Jazz Festival, Novosibirsk, Russia (Trespass trio w Andreas Larsson)
Umeå International Jazz Festival 2008 (Angles)
The Song Is You festival, Warszawa, Poland (solo)
Fylkingen´s 75th year Anniversary, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
Tour Norway, Poland, Germany and Spain (Looper w John Tilbury)
Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon Festival 2007 (UNSK)
Tour Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia (Ring Ring festival 2007) (Exploding Customer)
Tour Lebanon, Syria, Egypt ( w Agape + Zerang, Kerbaj, Shenaoui, Yassin)
Tour France (Looper w John Tilbury)
Tour Mexico (Exploding Customer)
Stockholm New Music Festival (Öivind Torvund piece; memeber of the musical ensemble)
Tour Poland (Agape)
Tour Italy (Looper w John Tilbury)
Kaleidophon festival, Ulrichsberg, Austria (Looper w John Tilbury)
Cerkno Jazz festival, Slovenia (Exploding Customer)
Molde International Jazz Festival 2006 (Exploding Customer)
Ultima Festival, Oslo, Norway ( Looper w John Tilbury)
concerts in Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
Installation work w Katerina Mistal, Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm New Music festival (Frontroom Ensemble)
Tour US (UNSK)
Tampere Jazz Happening, Finland (Exploding Customer)
Umeå International Jazz Festival, Sweden (Exploding Customer)
Festival Explorateur Associé, Lorgues, France(Sound of Mucus)
Tour Scandinavia(Looper)
Installation work together with visual artist Katerina Mistal and project manager Hans Andrén
Composes and solo performs the music to the theatre act ”Woyzeckmaskinen” (Teatermaskinen)
Tour UK(Sound of Mucus)
Tour Germany(UNSK)
Tour Sweden/Norway (Sirone trio)
Tour Sweden (w Beins, Neumann, Berthling)
Tour Scandinavia and Poland(Nordic low Noise project w Klapper/Strid/Kornstad)
Tour Sweden(Bohman Brothers/Cloudchamber)
Concerts in Athens, London, Berlin
Being in the committee and production board of Fylkingen
SOUNDS-festival, Stockholm(Hogwash)
Curates the two-day festival ”Music for the big minority” at Anagram, Stockholm
Composes together w Cosimo the music to ”The murder of Marat”, Aliasteatern, Stockholm
Musician Cirkus Cirkör
Performs and tours w ”På” and ”Kod XY”
Musician Cirkus Cirkör
Performs and tours w ”Ur kaos föds allting”

Scheibenhonig + Relentless

23 Oct 2010 - 21:00
Scheibenhonig + Relentless(©Olma Gonzàlez)

Herman Müntzing: flexichord, sampler, things / Martin Küchen: floor percussion, saxofones, things

Sébastien Branche / Artur Vidal - saxofones

Scheibenhonig + Andreas Gogol

9 Apr 2011 - 21:00

Herman Müntzing - flexichord, sampler, things
Martin Küchen - floor percussion, saxofones, things

Andreas Gogol [go:gol] - electric guitar, voice

Murayama/Küchen + Beins/Renkel/Vogel

14 Sep 2011 - 21:00

Seijiro Murayama - snare drum
Martin Küchen - saxofone

Burkhard Beins: percussion
Michael Renkel: ac. guitar, live electronics
Sabine Vogel: flutes

Umlaut: Grip / Küchen & No Input Ensemble

6 Jun 2014 - 20:00
No Input Ensemble

Joel Grip - double bass, Martin Küchen - saxophone // No Input Ensemble (Paris): Mario Garcia Hurtado - guitar, Andrés Castellani - sax, Emma Richards - viola, Fanny Vicens - accordion, Noam Bierstone - percussion, Florian Bergmann - bass clarinet

Doors: 20:00, Beginn 20:30