Different traditions meet in one place – BirkeJanekZhao
The trio harvests its music from the intersection of Chinese art music – pipa, Western instant composition of free jazz, musique concrete instrumental, electronic music – double bass and effects, and ethnic and rock ‘n roll influences – jaw’s harp, harmonica and effects. The three musicians have been working since 2011 in larger ensembles (Ensemble Extrakte, Sabdagatitara) and decided to form their own musical organism.
form. Due to the long experience of working together, the three meet in a space of open creativity, where individual decision-making determines the journey.
Lucy Zhao – pipa
Klaus Janek – doublebass fx
Sören Birke – jaw’s harp harmonica fx