Spinifex artistic direction: Tobias Klein

After having presented SOUFIFEX at Moers Festival in May and at Houtfestival in June, Spinifex will take the project to Czech Republic and Germany this week. The reviews of the première at Moers were enthusiastic!s

"A splashing finish of the most impressive festival day we had in a long time... a band of extreme contrasts which moves freely at one moment, only to abruptly and mercilessly strike with ultratight interplay the next moment... Spinifex compositions are ingenious constructs that are moulded like clay, only in their case it's C-4." Guy Peters, enola.be

"Another concert to remember was Spinifex ... speedy noise-jazz with punk attidude played with razor-sharp accuracy ... no volume for volume's sake but a compact formula, meticulously mapped out according to the comprehensively thought through Spinifex procdure ..." Georges Tonla Briquet, jazzenzo

"Suddenly people are having a party with the challenging Spinifex sounds..." Ruhrbarone

"Spinifex, free and fresh improvisation with influences from diverse cultures" Endoplast.de

At the end of October, Spinifex will record the new SOUFIFEX CD, to be released in December. The CD will include pieces composed by Tobias Klein, Gonçalo Almeida and Jasper Stadhouders especially for SOUFIFEX, and it'll be presented with a concert on 18 January 2019 at the Bimhuis.

Other gigs coming up:

On 13 October, Spinifex will perform the Maximus project with 5 fantastic Czech improvisors at Jazz Goes To Town Festival: Didrik Ingvaldsen - trumpet, Jan Přibil - trumpet, Richard Šanda- trombone, Marcel Bárta - tenorsax, Jiří Genrt - tuba and Michal Wroblewski, baritone sax.

14 October 2018, Spinifex SOUFIFEX at Immerhin, Würzburg (16h)
18 January 2019, Spinifex SOUFIFEX at Bimhuis, Amsterdam   
15 February 2019, Spinifex SOUFIFEX at Jazzblazzt, Neeritter
14 March 2019, Spinifex SOUFIFEX at the international Festival de Jazz de l’AMR, Genève  

Tobias Klein - alto saxophone, Bart Maris - trumpet, John Dikeman - tenor saxophone, Jasper Stadhouders - guitar, Gonçalo Almeida - bass, Philipp Moser - drums

SOUFIFEX is kindly supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and Norma fonds. SOUFIFEX CD production kindly supported by Sena Muziekproductiefonds.

For touring, thanks to Multibus.



Spinifex is onderdeel van Stichting Karnatic Lab.
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