Author: etiennenillesen

Cajlan/Wissel/Nillesen + Anna Lytton

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Musik die hören will / Music that wants to hear. Amazing new short video by Anna Lytton! Dušica Cajlan – prepared piano Etienne Nillesen – extended snare drum Georg Wissel – prepared alto sax Mastering: Gerald Schauder End of 2020 we have planned several concerts with this project. Anna will join Georg Wissel, Dusica Cajlan and me with live visuals/ drawings. Very excited to play with these amazing people again! More information and tourdates of […]

Three concerts with Axel Dörner and Sebastian Gramss in Germany + a workshop at the conservatory in Maastricht (NLD)

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This weekend I am playing three concerts with Axel Dörner and Sebastian Gramss in Germany. Very excited to play with this trio! January 24th Weikersheim / Club W71 January 25th München / Offene Ohren January 26th Karlsruhe / Jazzclub Karlsruhe After these concerts I will go to The Netherlands to give a workshop at the conservatory in Maastricht on Tuesday (January 28th). Looking forward working with the students there! photo credits: Günter Horn    

Solo set at Frim på Fylkingen, Stockholm! December 12th 2019

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After three very intense but rewarding weeks, playing with EMISZATETT in Germany and Switzerland + a solo set, duo with Claudio Pena and a project with Sebastian Gramss, Rudi Mahall, Valentin Garvie, Ernesto Jodos and Martin de Lassaletta in Argentina, I am back home now for a few days. Practicing a bit for my solo set at Frim på Fylkingen in Stockholm on December 12th!! Judith Hamann is playing the other solo set that evening. […]

EMIßATETT tour

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EMIßATETT Matthias Muche – trombone Etienne Nillesen – extended snare drum Philip Zoubek – prepared piano Robert Landfermann – double bass Elisabeth Coudoux – cello  Nov 2nd LEICHT & SEELIG, Ladenburg (GER)  Nov 3rd KUNSTHAUS TROISDORF, Troisdorf (GER)  Nov 6th JOHANNESKIRCHE, Köln Brück (GER)  Nov 7th THE LAB, Basel (CH)  Nov 8th WIM, Zürich (CH)    

currents/ Festival für aktuelle Tiefkultur

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Already looking forward to our next performance of The Sound and The Unsound next week with Viola Yip, Nicola L. Hein and Eva Jeske!! This time at the ‘currents/ Festival für aktuelle Tiefkultur’ Oct 12th 2019 15-24h Alte Feuerwache Köln Free entrance currents/ Infos Installations start 15h: Lucia Kilger/ Säulenraum Ela Mergels/ ON-Büro Zo-On Slows/ Treppenhaus Performances: 15:00 Frank Dommert/ Halle 16:00 Pascal Niggenkemper/ Großes Forum 17:00 The Sound and the Unsound/ Halle 19:30 Julia […]

ART.IS.∙ the music is available now!!

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ART.IS.∙ the book + the music is available now! You can get the book and/or the music HERE Every book contains a downloadcode and I would recommend getting the book to get the full experience but you can also get the music only! The music: solo extended snare drum The album is me playing to 8 different themes that are also interpreted visually by artist Eva Jeske in the ART.IS.∙ book. Every piece I’ve recorded can […]

ART.IS.∙ book/album

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Yesterday (September 14th) I´ve recorded all the music to the ART.IS.∙ book/album. Recorded in Bergisch Gladbach with sound engineer Stefan Deistler. For more information about the book/album and this cooperation with artist Eva Jeske click here: ART.IS.∙

Emißatett

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Some of my absolute favorite musicians and people in one ensemble… We´ve recorded the new album a couple of days ago at loft in Cologne. This is a short fragment of the concert later that evening. Elisabeth Coudoux – cello Matthias Muche – trombone Robert Landfermann – bass Philip Zoubek – prepared piano Etienne Nillesen – extended snare drum