Musikzeit, since 1991 more than "just" jazz


In addition to the renowned international Leipziger Jazztage, the Jazzclub Leipzig e.V. has been organizing its small festival, the MusikZeit, every spring since 1991. Invited are projects and musicians who stand out due to their special way of expression, pursue innovative approaches and provoke further artistic developments. The festival includes a variety of genres that provide inspiration for contemporary jazz and contribute to its connectivity in contemporary society.

So far guests at MusikZeit-Festival: Eivind Aarset, Poppy Ackroyd, Jan Bang, Rainer Böhm, Manfred Bründl, Uschi Brüning, [em], Johannes Enders, Lychee Lassi, Piano Interrupted, Wallace Roney, Der Rote Bereich, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Günter 'Baby' Sommer, Erika Stucky, Aki Takase, Alfa Mist, ÄTNA and others.

Previous topics

  • "Avant of what?" 1999
  • "Jazz Best Ost/Jazz from East Germany" 2000
  • "Dutch Improvisers/IMPRO HOLLAND" 2001
  • "Fête de la Musique" 2002
  • "BRITISH - Avant-garde" 2003
  • "Fats Waller & Thelonious Monk for Today" 2004
  • "Impro Helvetia" 2005
  • "Voices" 2006
  • "Focal Point Berlin - New Jazz Today" 2007
  • "Johannes Enders & Friends" 2009
  • "East Coast Leipzig" 2010
  • "The Red Area" 2011
  • "Silent Bass" 2012
  • "Nordic Walking" 2013
  • "Faust & Helena" 2014
  • "Denovali 10" 2015
  • "UmVoices" 2016
  • "Only You" 2017
  • "Indie Jazz" 2018
  • "Jazz & Poetry" 2019
  • "All Stops - The Organ in Jazz" 2020


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