Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Tischlerei
Jazz & Lyrics My Life, New OrleansSatchmo’s Hot Seven-Band meets Robbie SmithLyrics Shelly Kupferberg Reinhard KrolWith Satchmo’s Hot Seven-Band Robbie Smith“Since jazz is one of the most intriguing languages out there, it’s natural to want to combine it with texts and poetry.”In its new series of jazz events in the Tischlerei the Big Band of the Deutsche Oper Berlin presents five themed concerts featuring smaller formations of the Big Band and guests. The concerts focus on a particular subject or composer, amalgamating music and poetry. Texts, biographical information, poetry and background information on the evening’s unifying theme combine to produce a unique experience for the audience.