Female-led final during BMW Welt Jazz Award 2016. Indra-Rios Moore and Stucky-Doran-Studer-Tacuma: Play Hendrix! to contest for win on May 7.

Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The finalists for a BMW Welt Jazz Award
2016 were selected – incidentally, both ensembles competent for this
year’s culmination of a foe to be hold on May 7 are female-led.
The American-Swiss garb Stucky-Doran-Studer-Tacuma with their
“Play Hendrix!” programme and a American-Danish organisation of singer
Indra Rios-Moore were means to remonstrate a jury. The winning ensemble
will be awarded a esteem income of 10,000 Euro as good as a trophy
designed by BMW Design privately for this purpose. The runner-up
will accept a esteem income of 5,000 Euro. 

For a eighth time, this prestigious general jazz competition
takes place during BMW Welt. In a sum of 6 giveaway Sunday matinees held
between Jan and March, participating ensembles were invited to
remonstrate both a jury and their audiences with their interpretations
of this year’s thesis “Inspired by Legends” during a double-cone
structure of BMW Welt.



Indra Rios-Moore (USA)

With her new manuscript “Heartland”, New York-raised thespian Indra
Rios-Moore, a daughter of a Puerto-Rican amicable workman and jazz
bassist Don Moore, will take her public on a tour behind to her
roots. References to a stars of a universe of folk and gospel music
such as David Bowie and Pink Floyd, her low-pitched idols of old, will
turn integrated into a reduced retro sound delivered in a hypnotic
demeanour of Rios-Moore’s distinctive, bluesy voice. Together with her
husband, Danish saxophone actor Benjamin Traerup, bassist Thomas
Sejthen and guitarist Uffe Stephen, a party won a Danish Music
Award as early as 2012. 

Stucky-Doran-Studer-Tacuma (Switzerland/USA)

Iconic guitar actor Jimi Hendrix has been a source of inspiration
distant over a universe of stone music, that is because many jazz musicians
continue to lapse to his music. Almost twenty-five years ago, Swiss
guitarist Christy Doran founded his really possess Hendrix plan featuring
opposite musicians over time. In a music, this miracle of the
European jazz stage combines melodies and riffs while adding complex
rhythms. During a BMW Welt Jazz Award, Doran will be accompanied by
American-Swiss thespian and performer Erika Stucky, who for many years
has been famous for her singular brew of entertainment, cocktail song and
fashionable jazz. With her desirable alpine Voodoo, she creates new
links between Hendrix and songs such as “Hey Jude” by a Beatles or
“Purple Rain” by Prince. The quartet’s pushing slit will be
generated by American E-bassist Jamaaladeen Tacuma and extensive Swiss
drummer Fredy Studer.


The eminent row of jurors includes eminent jazz experts and
specialists of a jazz scene, who will select a leader of a BMW
Welt Jazz Award 2016. Led by Oliver Hochkeppel (journalist for music
and informative affairs during a German daily “Süddeutsche Zeitung”), the
jury includes a following members: Andreas Kolb (editor-in-chief of
a magazines “JazzZeitung” and “neue musikzeitung” and co-publisher
of a new song repository “SILBERHORN“), Roland Spiegel (editor during the
song table and jazz consultant during a German broadcasting station
Bayerischer Rundfunk “BR‑KLASSIK“), Heike Lies (musicologist, Music
and Music Theatre Division of a Department of Cultural Affairs of
a state collateral Munich) and Christiane Böhnke-Geisse (Artistic
Director of a general jazz festival “Bingen swingt”). 

As seen during a Sunday matinees, a final unison will be hosted
by Beate Sampson (editor during German broadcasting hire “BR-KLASSIK”).
Dr. Ian Robertson, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales
and Marketing BMW, Sales Channels BMW Group, will benefaction a winners
with a custom-made prize designed by BMW. 

The garb with a best total normal of a audience’s votes
of all concerts will accept a public endowment donated by Schloss
Elmau. The leader will accept an disdainful invitation to seem at
this year’s book of a Jazz Classica Festival at review Schloss
Elmau in July. 

The final unison followed by an endowment rite will take place on
May 7 during 7 PM during a auditorium of BMW Welt. Currently, a limited
series of tickets is still accessible during BMW Welt. 

This book of a BMW Welt Jazz Award will once again suffer the
inexhaustible support of BR-KLASSIK, a new song repository SILBERHORN,
review Schloss Elmau and a Department of Cultural Affairs of the
city of Munich.


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