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Simone Weissenffels April 2019 appearances NYC & Phila

Simone Weissenfels is one of Germany's most versatile artists in contemporary music and improvisation. Since the 1980s she has been active in experimental, jazz, and classical music circles as an improviser, composer, organizer, and educator, working throughout Europe, North America, and Asia. In addition to her collaborations with visual artists and actors, she has performed with Gilsela May, Willi Kellers, Connie Crothers, Juini Booth, Marco Eneidi, Elliott Levin, Lol Coxhill, John Sinclair, Ian Smith, Daniel Carter and many other influential musicians. Simone has played jazz festivals in Nickelsdorf, Berlin, Leipzig, Bochum, Nanjin, Columbus (Ohio), and has toured the US, UK, Taiwan, Switzerland, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, China, Ukraine and throughout Germany. Her ensemble multiboxx perfomed at the International Festival in Nanjin, China in 2004 and she also led one of the first youth exchange projects of young Chinese and German musicians in Nanjing and Shanghai from 2006 through 2008. This international ensemble performed the premiere of her composition "lullaby for K." in Nanjing, and also in Leipzig at the International Bach-Fest in 2008. She teaches piano at the world-famous Thomanerchor (The St. Thomas Boys Choir) in Leipzig.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
@ Michiko Studios
8pm
Simone Weissenfels / Keir Neuringer / Lou Grassi
Simone Weissenfels . piano
Keir Neuringer . saxophone
Lou Grassi . drums
Michiko Studios
149 West 46th St., New York, NY 10036
www.michikostudios.com

Sunday, April 21, 2019
@ Scholes Street Studio
8pm
Simone Weissenfels / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi / Todd Capp
Simone Weissenfels . piano
Ken Filiano . bass
Lou Grassi . drums
Todd Capp . drums
Scholes Street Studio
375 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
www.scholesstreetstudio.com

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
@ Drummers/Jazz Space Philly
7pm
Simone Weissenfels / Keir Neuringer / Lisa Bella Donna
Simone Weissenfels . piano
Keir Neuringer . saxophone
Lisa Bella Donna . drums
Drummers/Jazz Space Philly
2152 E Norris St., Philadelphia, PA 19125-1938
facebook: Drummers/JazzSpace Philly

Friday, April 26, 2019
@ IBeam
8pm
Carol Liebowitz / Ken Filiano / Michael Wimberly
Carol Liebowitz . piano
Ken Filiano . bass
Michael Wimberly . drums
9pm
Simone Weissenfels / Keir Neuringer / Lisa Bella Donna
Simone Weissenfels . piano
Keir Neuringer . saxophone
Lisa Bella Donna . drums
IBeam
168 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
www.ibeambrooklyn.com



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