Influences from the music of Geri Allen, Bob Brookmeyer, Jehan Alain and Anna Wise merge into new kinds of songs, which musically locate themselves somewhere in the present and yet always pick up fragments of the past.
"The constant that unites all four," says Nakayama, "is that their music is not composed in a straight line." It is the break with the conventional that fascinates him so much, that opens up the space for something new every time.
As part of the Stage Night Special, a Leipzig up-and-coming act is presented every year. In this edition you can even look forward to a premiere! Not only the compositions will be heard for the first time, but also the cast will be on stage in this constellation for the first time.