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Susanne Alt & Venus Tunes Live
Sunday, September 10th, 2017
Susanne Alt is a saxophone player and producer, born 1978 in Würzburg, Germany and based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Susanne grew up with both parents being musicians and music teachers. At the age of 18, after classical saxophone studies at Meistersinger-Konservatorium Nuremberg (1993-1996) she leaves Germany to study jazz saxophone in The Netherlands at Hilversums Conservatorium/Conservatorium van Amsterdam (1996-2000) and continues her studies at Universität der Künste Berlin (2000-2003). Back in Amsterdam she starts her own band, the Susanne Alt Quartet and also begins to play with dj’s. In 2004 she debutes as producer with her 2004 release Nocturne on her own record label Venus Tunes. Worldwide performances follow. In 2015 she has her first performances as dj/saxophonist. After 5 jazz albums Susanne produced funk album “Saxify” which has been released in early 2016. Throughout 2016 and 2017 remixes of the new material have been released. At Jazz in het Dorp Susanne plays remixes of Saxify with an impressive line-up of guest artists: - Mavis Acquah: dj/vocals) - Femke Krone (percussion) - Lorrèn (vocals)