Jazz band in Existenznot: world-renowned, but without the fees

is So old there is hardly any other. The Barrelhouse jazz band Frankfurt and Germany's pride and joy of the traditional Jazz, to go on slowly to the seventy. I

Jazz band in Existenznot: world-renowned, but without the fees

is So old there is hardly any other. The Barrelhouse jazz band Frankfurt and Germany's pride and joy of the traditional Jazz, to go on slowly to the seventy. In 1953, the septet was founded by the clarinettist Reimer von Essen. Thus, according to the Dutch Swing College Band is the oldest still-active jazz band in the world. Collectively, the Ensemble was collected in 1968, in the peerage of honorary citizen of the city of New Orleans, a distinction it has earned as the Keeper of a great cultural heritage, too. You know, of course, in the Region to also appreciate where the band leader in 2011, was awarded the Hesse jazz award and a year ago, the Goethe plaque of the Hessian Ministry for science and art.

What helps but the all-in-Corona-are lies fallow periods, in which the public concert life and, therefore, all the independent musicians still? What it helps especially in the case of the precarious financial Situation, as the examples of the four members of the Barrelhouse jazz band show?

The Pianist Christof sänger, in addition to his work in the Band, a highly esteemed soloist, came back from a tour of Japan, when the pandemic broke out. In addition to the Barrelhouse concerts, it should still give their own performances in Spain and Russia. At the beginning of March but with all the appearances, which put his income to zero was. To the request for financial support, he was referred to the job center, as the apply immediately to help with costs for incurred by him hardly. After several requests and six weeks, where he lived from reserves, he gets 500 Euro monthly support until September, which was not sufficient time to repay loans.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 00:19

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