Poetic Jazz Symphonic

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
150 Mass Ave, Media Center
Berklee professor Jerry Gates will moderate a panel discussion with European jazz quartet, Poetic Jazz.The discussion will focus on the process of reimagining previously written songs for jazz quartet. In this case the instrumentation is enlarged to add orchestra and what advantages and challenges that presents. Additional topics may include the production of bringing Poetic Jazz Symphonic to venues such as the Berklee Performance Center.
 
Based in Hamburg Germany and St Gallen Switzerland, Poetic Jazz has been performing throughout western and central Europe for 14 years and have recorded four cds. The quartet features Lech Wieleba on acoustic bass, Enno Dugnus on piano, Claas Ueberschaer on trumpet and flugelhorn and Pawel Wieleba on drums and percussion. This is the band's first American performance.