Author: etiennenillesen

WDR Jazzpreis for Improvisation

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Recorded at WDR yesterday for the ” WDR Jazzpreis Improvisation” with price winner Matthias Muche and T.ON. The link to the stream of this concert: https://www1.wdr.de/radio/wdr3/programm/sendungen/wdr3-konzert/Konzertplayer-jazz-wdr-jazzpreis-100.html More exciting things with T.ON coming soon!!! T.ON: Matthias Muche/ Constantin Herzog / Etienne Nillesen

Livestream winterjazz 2021

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If you have not been able to see the concert live on the livestream or want to see it again, here is a link to youtube where you can see all concerts! What a pleasure it was to be able to play with these amazing musicians and friends at this great festival on the first concert of this year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMKMzmq7CfU Our concert starts at 1:04:06 (recorded by WDR) Ignaz Schick – turntables, sampler, compElisabeth Coudoux […]

First concert 2021 at Winterjazz Köln

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Very excited to start the year with a concert at Stadtgarten in Cologne at the WinterJazz Festival with these amazing musicians: Ignaz Schick – turntables, sampler, compElisabeth Coudoux – celloMarlies Debacker – pianoEtienne Nillesen – extended snare drumMelvyn Poore – tuba Friday, January 8th 2021 / livestream: https://www.stadtgarten.de/ For more info and complete line-up/ program: www.winterjazzkoeln.com/

SOLO at CONTAINERKLANG #14

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Recording a solopiece this coming saturday, dec 6th, as part of the KGNM Containerklang #14 Other performances that day by Salim Javaid, Alina Loewenich and Akiko Ahrendt More information can be found on the KGNM website:  https://kgnm.culturebase.org/de_DE/konzertkalender/containerklang-14-basics.16660823

Matthias Muche of T.ON got the WDR Jazzpreis 2021

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Tromboneplayer Matthias Muche of T.ON got the WDR Jazzpreis 2021 for Improvisation! We will play a small concert with T.ON at WDR that will be broadcasted on January 30th 2021 as part of the price ceremony! More info on the broadcast as soon as a link is available! Check out our album ‘T.ON plays Matthias Muche’ with Matthias on trombone, Constantin Herzog on double bass and myself on extended snare drum. https://impakt-koeln.bandcamp.com/album/plays-matthias-muche This is what […]

Our Hearts as Thieves: What the Wildflower Witnessed (release January 3rd 2021)

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LYRICISM AS AN INSTRUMENT: AMERICAN POETRY MEETS EUROPEAN FREE IMPROVISATION — THE SPOKEN WORD ENCOUNTERS TACTILE MUSIC Eliot Cardinaux: pianos, voice, poetry Jonas Engel: alto saxophone, clarinet, modified pTrumpet Etienne Nillesen: extended snare drum Asger Thomsen: double bass, objects Album will be released on January 3rd 2021 and available here: https://bodilypress.wordpress.com/2020/10/18/our-hearts-as-thieves-what-the-wildflower-witnessed/?fbclid=IwAR2QOLamtpLebhau0Qhpx0cj279Pcz-Y1-Sal26C054zBODA7QR79vbcMac Liner Notes: Poet & theorist Cathy Park Hong, in her essay “Against Witness,” writes, in the context of the work of Doris Salcedo, that […]