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Mathias Maschat

RED Trio + mascadian freeplay + Grapeshade

6 May 2011 - 21:00
RED Trio

RED Trio
Rodrigo Pinheiro - piano
Hernâni Faustino - doublebass
Gabriel Ferrandini - drums

mascadian freeplay
Mathias Maschat - piano
Sebastian Maschat - drums

Ingo Reule

schleusen#25-Improvisation mit Büchern +ZeldaPanda

8 Dec 2011 - 20:00

"Improvisation mit Büchern (Bücher über Improvisation)"
lecture performance

Mathias Maschat: Bücher, Stimme, Zitationen
Michael Renkel: Gitarre, Live-Elektronik
Olaf Hochherz: book, Live-Elektronik

... & im Anschluss: Kleine Jubiläumsparty zur 25. schleuse mit Zelda Panda!

Encounter Culture #1: European Non-Jazz

8 Jun 2013 - 20:30

Encounter Culture is a new initiative to open live debate between European cities.

Encounter Culture #1: European "Non-Jazz"

The “European Non-Jazz” theme, with its focus on contemporary life in Paris and Berlin, offers many questions for a potentially controversial debate about the practice of improvised-jazz in Europe.

Axel Dörner - trumpet
Hilary Jeffery - trombone
Benjamin Duboc - double bass
Yorgos Dimitriadis - drums

Maxi Sickert - journalist (Die ZEIT, Tagesspiegel, RBB) and expert for jazz and improvised music

Discussion moderator:
Mathias Maschat - musicologist

Hundeschule: Øyvind Torvund + Splitter Orchester

1 Nov 2013 - 20:00

Work-in-Progress: Konzertpräsentation und Gespräch


1. Gespräch mit Øyvind Torvund und Mitgliedern des Splitterorchesters - Moderation: Mathias Maschat
2. Konzertpräsentation mit Splittergruppe I : Anthea Caddy, Axel Dörner, Hillary Jeffery, Simon J. Phillips, Michael Thieke und Biliana Voutchkova.


Encounter Culture #2: Danube Blues

23 Nov 2013 - 20:30

Encounter Culture #2: Danube Blues

The recent phenomenon of the extreme right in Hungary directly affects the life of artists trying to live and work in the region, it has caused a mass exodus but also an upsurge of new oppositional and creative energy.

For this event organised by ausland and auxxx, 4 Central European artists are invited to perform together their own improvised Danube Blues. They will reflect on and discuss their personal experiences of living in and leaving the region...

Rudi Fischerlehner: drums
Kata Kovács: movement
Paul Schwingenschloegl: trumpet, flugelhorn
Zsolt Sores: viola, objects, electronics

Set 1: live improvised music and movement
Set 2: open discussion moderated by Mathias Maschat
Set 3: live improvised music and movement
(each set ca. 30 min)