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Descansado - Songs for Films

A creative journey into the world of cinema with new arrangements - by Klaus Gesing and Glauco Venier - of music by Nino Rota, Michel Legrand, William Walton, Bernard Herrmann, and Ennio Morricone for the movies of Scorsese, Godard, Wenders, Jewison, Zeffirelli, Olivier and more. Several of the arrangements incorporate new words by Norma Winstone who, in addition to being one of the great jazz singers, has long been a sensitive lyricist. For this project her acclaimed trio with Gesing and Venier is augmented by two special guests: Norwegian improvising percussionist Helge Andreas Norbakken and Italian classical cellist Mario Brunello. Norbakken is well-known to ECM listeners for his recordings with Jon Balke, Mathias Eick and Jon Hassell, while Brunello is highly regarded in classical and contemporary music circles for his interpretive versatility. ”Descansado – Music for Films” was recorded at ArteSuono Studio in Udine, Italy, in March 2017 and produced by Manfred Eicher.

23-28 August 2019 
Teheran Show of Hands Festival III:  Wind Instruments

Last year I had the honour of presenting this year´s Festival theme for the third edition of the Show of Hands Festival in Tehran, which is: Wind Instruments. 
The festival will be held from the 23rd until the 28th of August in the Niavaran Cultural Center in Tehran.

I will have the great pleasure to play on the 27th of August.  

Looking forward very much! 

for more photos of last year’s Festival by Armaghan Boustan click here



reaLTime - Usina del Arte 

It was a great experience to play in this fabuluous chamber hall in Buenos Aires. 
Upon invitation of Adrián Iaies, director of the Buenos Aires Jazz Festival, I played my program reaLTime, this time with special guest José Saluzzi. 
The public was very warm, attentive and receptive.
Together with the great crew of the festival, the acoustics of the room and the great PA, as well as the guitar playing of José Saluzzi, it added up to a very nice late afternoon concert experience.  

Impro - the most recent ideas that happened to finish on tape:

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Back at Multiphonics Festival Cologne

Last year Klaus Gesing has performed at the Multiphonics Festival in Cologne with the Anouar Brahem Quartet and as a Soloist with his program reaLTime. 
This year he will be playing 2 concerts with the Trio
Winstone | Gesing | Venier and as special guest Cellist Nathan Bontrager. 
Concerts will be in the Jazzschmiede Düsseldorf on 5th of October and Stadtgarten Köln on 6th of October. 

He will also be holding a workshop about breathing technique and posture on the 7th of October in the Stadtgarten in Cologne. 

See the Festival Program here...

Klaus Gesing is a Yanagisawa artist.