2015 Cinematic Jazz

Jazz Days Pre-Concert "Chamber Music and Film

Schaubühne Lindenfels


The Leipzig jazz trio LU:V and the Gewandhaus Children's Choir will perform live the music to the puppet animation film "Der Koffer" (GDR 1982) by Kurt Weiler, newly created by LU:V. In addition, other DEFA and DIAF animation films will be set to music, as well as jazz-influenced choral pieces.

In cooperation with the Gewandhaus and Schaubühne Lindenfels and with the kind support of the DEFA Foundation and the German Institute for Animated Film.

39th Leipzig Jazz Days "Cinematic Jazz" (1.-10.10.)

Johannes Moritz (sax, cl, fl), Timo Klöckner (g, akk), Philipp Rohmer (kb), Walter Zoller (p) and GewandhausKinderchor (conductor Frank-Steffen Elster)

shortfilmlivemusic "Friendship of Nations Works"

UT Connewitz

Musique Concrète, improvisation, minimal and electroacoustic music merge with a collage of historical film footage, private photographs and interviews with contemporary witnesses - film concert about migration in the GDR

Real time plays Schwarwel

UT Connewitz

Festival project ' Schwarwel's animated film "1989 - Unsere Heimat, das sind nicht nur die Städte und Dörfer" from 2014 in a
Jazztage commissioned composition to the Leipzig saxophonist Sebastian Wehle

Sons of Elam play Morricone

die naTo

Leipzig all-star band around bassist Philipp Rohmer dedicates itself to the Italian film music legend

"Whiplash" (USA 2014, 106min)


Great feature film about a jazz drummer and his dictatorial prof in New York - three Oscars 2015!


Telegraph live club

Instrumental force between free improvisation, hardcore, modern composition and brute rock

Festival Session

Telegraph live club

Schnellertollermeier will be followed by the Cinematic Jazz Session with musicians from the festival and others.

Wayne Krantz Trio


Mighty pressing rock-jazz with spectacular improvisations (watch out: Moogerfooger!)


Horns heirs

"Stage Night Special I" with the 20-year-old exceptional Leipzig guitarist


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