I am very excited for the upcoming concerts and performances the next couple of months (end of August till mid December)! Amazing projects with T.ON (w/ Matthias Muche and Constantin Herzog), ENSO (w/ Judith Hamann, Stefan Schönegg, Toma Gouband, Kari Rønnekleiv, Michael Thieke, Leonhard Huhn, Nathan Bontrager, Sandra Weiss), Fossile 3 (w/ Rudi Mahall and Sebastian Gramss), Cloud Chamber (Emilio Gordoa, Ignaz Schick, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, Billiana Voutchkova, Elisabeth Coudoux, Achim Zepezauer and Florian Walter), […]
In November 2020, stuck in cologne, Elisabeth composed this pieces – more close to her own intuition. These ideas are a direct result of a conceptual processes that matured over the span of many years, shaped by the individual sound and the personalities of the musicians involved. 12 short sonic islands teem with abstract, experimental sounds that don’t shy away from melody or formal play. EARIS – The ear behind the iris – the idea […]
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Happy to be a part of NUNC!4 this year at Northwestern – the first NUNC CALL FOR IMPROVISORS (curated by Katherine Young) The streaming concert – available april 24th – features a solo improvisation of myself and music of some incredible colleages and musicians like Nick Dunston, Molly Jones, Julian Otis, Ben Zucker, Wilson Tanner Smith, SAVT (Merve Salgar, Canfeza Gündüz, Zeynep Ayşe Hatipoğlu) Jason Roebke, Ben LaMar, Josh Berman, Jessie Cox, Luis Fernando Amaya, […]
Dear friends, A new release on IMPAKT Records: Debacker | Zwißler | Hübsch | Nillesen “Live at mœrs festival ’20” with Marlies Debacker (Piano, Clavinet), Florian Zwißler (Synthesizer), Carl Ludwig Hübsch (Tuba, Objects) and myself (Snare Drum). Available on CD (E-Mail me or check http://www.impaktrecords.de) and on all digital channels (eg Spotify or Youtube). “Improvised music dressed as contemporary electronic music!The musicians use their instrument as a pseudo-electronic sound generator that is “regulated” rather than […]
I am so excited about this new project with the amazing Elena Rykova!!! “7 fish in a desert” is the first piece of our album, which is going to be released very soon. Stay tuned! Elena Rykova – electric guitar, electronics Etienne Nillesen – extended snare drum More info on Elena Rykova: https://www.elenarykova.rocks/
We are working hard on the next T.ON project that is coming up! We have some amazing people that each make a piece for us to play (with). The pieces are recorded beforehand and will be used as a tape that is played through extra horns connected to our instruments with tubes + the use of talkboxes and transducers. We will perform the pieces later this year in, at least, 4 different churches in NRW, […]
We’ve just finished recording the new ENSO album in Cologne. Beautiful new music!
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
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 […]