BMW Welt Jazz Award 2017 kicks off.

Munich. With dual guest from Scandinavia, a BMW
Welt Jazz Award 2017 kicks off a ninth season. Chris Minh Doky
New Nordic Jazz will showcase during BMW Welt’s double-coned structure on
Jan 22nd, because in Danish jazz contrabassists tend to be
a leader, while Swedish Lars Danielsson will share a theatre on
Feb 5th for a initial time with immature musician Grégory
Privat from Martinique. Until a midst of Mar 4 some-more cost-free
matinees will follow. The BMW Welt Jazz Award jury will collect after the
final matinee dual ensembles, that will face any other in a finale
during a commencement of May, while a public is giveaway to confirm their
really possess favorite’s prize.


Chris Minh Doky, son of a Danish cocktail thespian and
Vietnamese alloy and guitarist, complicated piano as a teen during the
Royal Danish Academy for Music before branch to a drum age 15. He
went to a US, where he became an constituent partial of a immature New
Yorkean Scene of a early 90s. Whether personification alongside a likes of
Larry Goldings, Mike Stern or Randy Brecker or together with his
brother, pianist Niels Lan Doky as partial of Doky Brothers, his
renditions always brew East Coast grooves with a musical sounds
of Scandinavia. With his stream contingent New Nordic Jazz, Chris
Minh Doky once again gives a ambience of this special mix, proof this
January 22ndat BMW Welt.


Lars Danielsson plays Liberetto feat.
Grégory Privat on February
will furnish a some-more melodic, warmer sound than
many of his colleagues, given he’s entrance from cello. Add to this mix
a “Nordic sound” of many Scandinavians with that Danielsson joined
in his possess approach a modern, open character European jazz that incorporates
both exemplary and cocktail music. With his party and a members
including David Liebman, Bobo Stenson and Jon Christensen alone he
accessible 10 albums. Other than building projects with his singer
mother Cæcilie Norby, he lucky operative with pianists as of late – he
accessible several albums with Polish musician Leszek Mozder and for
“Libretto” we and II, he shaped an wholly agreeable twin with
Armenian musician Tigran Hamasyan. Aficionados reason piano player
Grégory Privat in high regard, and it is with him that Danielsson will
perform during BMW Welt for a really initial time.


Programme of BMW Welt Jazz
Award 2017


Matinees: 11 am to c.1:30 pm during a double-coned structure of
BMW Welt:

January 22, 2017         Chris Minh Doky New Nordic Jazz

February 5, 2017         Lars Danielsson plays Liberetto feat.
Grégory Privat

February 12, 2017       Henning Sieverts´ Symmethree

February 19, 2017       Rauned Garcia-Fons: Revoir Paris

March 5, 2017             Linda Oh: Sun Pictures

March 12, 2017           Eva Kruse: On a Mo


Admission is giveaway of assign though seating is limited. Tickets are
theme to availability. Doors open during 10.30 am.


Grand culmination during a auditorium of BMW Welt during 7 pm

May 6, 2017               Final unison featuring a dual by a jury
nominated finalists


Tickets for a grand culmination on May 6, 2017, will be accessible as of
Jan 22, 2017, during BMW Welt and München Ticket.


As in prior years, a programme will be hosted by Beate Sampson,
jazz consultant and editor during a German broadcasting hire “BR-KLASSIK”.




The renowned row of consultant jurors will be headed by
Oliver Hochkeppel (journalist for song and
informative affairs during a German daily “Süddeutsche Zeitung”) and will
embody a following members:

Roland Spiegel, editor during a song table and jazz
consultant during a German broadcasting hire Bayerischer Rundfunk “BR‑KLASSIK“;

Andreas Kolb, editor-in-chief of a magazines
“JazzZeitung” and “neue musikzeitung;

Heike Lies, musicologist, Music and Music Theatre
Division of a Department of Cultural Affairs of a state collateral Munich;

Christiane Böhnke-Geisse, Artistic Director of the
general jazz festival “Bingen swingt”.


This book of a BMW Welt Jazz Award will once again suffer the
inexhaustible support of BR-KLASSIK, “nmz”, “nmz-online” and
“” as good as review Schloss Elmau and a Department of
Cultural Affairs of a city of Munich.


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and around LoeschHundLiepold Kommunikation GmbH

on interest of a dialect for open family of BMW Welt.

Telephone: +49-89-720187-15

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For serve questions greatfully contact:


Dr Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-24753


Leonie Laskowski

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-45382


Bernhard Ederer

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Spokesperson BMW Welt

Telephone: +49-89-382-28556

[email protected]


About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment


For roughly 50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and intent in
over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The association places a main
concentration of a long-term joining on contemporary and complicated art,
exemplary song and jazz as good as pattern and design. In 1972,
3 large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Daniel Barenboim,
Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have co-operated with BMW.
Currently, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American John
Baldessari are formulating a subsequent dual vehicles for a BMW Art Car
Collection. Besides co-initiatives, such as BMW Tate Live, a BMW Art
Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin, Munich and London,
a association also partners with heading museums and art fairs as well
as orchestras and show houses around a world. The BMW Group takes
extensive artistic leisure in all a informative activities – as this
beginning is as essential for producing groundbreaking artistic work
as it is for vital innovations in a successful business.

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