Luc Ex' Assemblée (NL/GB/USA)

Assemblée is one of Luc Ex's most recent band projects (The Ex, Sol 6, Roof, 4Walls ...). It corresponds to his dream of a "jazz quartet", which at the same time runs contrary to traditional ideas and bears his special signature. Thus the music contains typical jazz elements such as clear melodic lines or syncopated rhythms, there are always windows for solos, but the musicians' own special backgrounds play at least as big a role, a multitude of pop and noise arrangements, highly energetic rhythms, soundscapes ...


Luc Ex: acoustic bass
Rachel Musson: tenor, soprano saxophone
Ab Baars: tenor saxophone, shakuhachi
Hamid Drake: drums

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May 2019

PORGY & BESS Jazzclub

Porgy & Bess (actually, Jazz and Music Club Porgy & Bess ) is a jazz club in the Riemergasse 11 in the 1st district of Vienna. The club , founded in 1993 is considered " the most important jazz organizer and trendy meeting point " of the Austrian capital .

The program of Porgy & Bess speaks to a very large audience , about 70,000 guests a year ; is accordingly Jazz " understood very pluralistic ," and the program " even in fringe areas , such as electronic music , contemporary music and world music penetrated . " Many international artists , particularly from the U.S. space , see also Austrian musician here an opportunity to perform . The club also offers the stage for events, such as the award of the Austrian World Music Award.

Musicologist Christian Scheib According to the Porgy & Bess " at the same time essential for the development of the musical ( jazz ) reality of a City" and needs and uses ' plain commonplace as urban space music. " It creates itself " through artistic preferences, acoustic quality , capacity and real capacity, the necessary exclusion of other clubs. " Here, the different areas of the jazz clubs allow - the area in front of the stage with tables, upstairs gallery , a lateral area with a bar at counter - different intense concentration on the concert scene . For Jazzthetik Porgy & Bess is even a " traditional club . "

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