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JAZZ IN KHARTOUM






SCHEDULE


18:00  SOUND CHECK


19:00  DOORS OPEN


20:00  LIVE 1 - FEATURE ARTIST

Improvisation based on songs by the feature artist, or just free impro. Starts with 10 min solo by feature artists, then joined by invited musicians. /// Open/spacious, beginning of the evening, audience has full focus on the music. Sounds, textures, details, presence.


20:45  DJ


21:15  LIVE 2 - IMPRO GROOVE

Free groovebased improvisation by the feature artist and invited musicians. /// Rhythmic/playful, expressive conversations, call & response, building grooves together, developing melodic themes.


22:00  DJ


22:30  LIVE 3 - IMPRO KLUBB

Live improvised music for the dancerfloor. /// Creating danceable grooves together, consisting of small rhythmic, repetative themes. A constantly evolving beat. Taking space (all in) & giving space. Example:  //: silence , PLAY , silence ,  silence ://


23:30  DJ




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GROOVE IMPRO


PLAYING LIKE A PRODUCER

Impro sessions often ends up like a messy affair with too much noise, hard to hear yourself and an endless Am-groove. One of the reasons for this is that most of us are focusing too much on our own playing and not listening enough to the whole picture. Now, if you were a producer working on the this music, how many notes would you want yourself to play? So, our goal is a vibrant groove-impro-session with strong ideas, BUT, where you can hear each element clearly. (See examples below)


REMINDERS

Listening to the whole sound of the band

Looking up, observing the others

Playing what’s needed (normally = playing less)

Everyone taking the lead sometimes

Taking responsibility to make the groove work




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PRACTICAL INFO


FOOD & DRINKS

All the invited artists gets a portion of food and two drinks (discount after that)


MUSICIANS

Every Tuesday we invite a group of musicians to improvise together with the feature artist. We try to invite musicians who don't play together regularly, however, if the feature artist wants to invite a few specific musicians, that’s no problem, just let us know!


ECONOMY

Jazz in Khartoum is currently without external funding, so barsale% and donations has to cover salary for sound technician and feature artist. As a simple gesture of respect we don’t mention the unpaid band members in the promo, BUT, if you feel like spreading the word about the gig, feel free to do so!




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TECHNICAL INFO


MIXER & SPEAKERS:

1 x Behringer x32 mixer

2 x Behringer s16

2 x Box PA 502 A active fulltone speakers

1 x Yamaha DSR118W 18” active subwoofer

2 x TSM Box Pro 115A active fulltone speakers (monitors)

2 x DB FlexSys FM12 active speakers (in gallery room)


MICS:

3 x SM58 mics

3 x SM57 mics

1 x Shure Beta 52A mic


MIC STANDS:

6 x K&M 210/4B (normal) mic stands

4 x K&M 259 (short) mic stands


AMPS:

1 x Trace Elliot 715 SMC 150W Bass amp

1 x Fender PR 246 Hot Rod Deluxe 180W


INSTRUMENTS:

1 x Nord Stage 2

1 x Moog Subsequent 37


INSTRUMENT STANDS:

2 x Keyboard z-stands Tornado KS-K282

4 x Keyboard x-stands

2 x Guitar stands

3 x Percussion tables


DRUMS:

Premier Cabria PK Jazz 22 shell pack

Bass Drum 22" x 16"

Tom 10" x 8"

Tom 12" x 9"

Floor Tom 14" x 14"

Snare 14" x 5.5"

Hihat 14” Sound Vader

Ride 20” Zildjian Medium

Ride 18” Paiste Dixie Medium

Drum pedal Pearl D-900

Drum chair DW 5100


PERCUSSION:

Bongos w/stand

Djembe

Darabouka

Cajon

2 x Daf

Wood blocks

Guiro

Tamburin

Hihat tambourine

Cabasa

Triangle

Maracas

Shaker cylinder

Shaker black

Shaker grey

Egg

Agogo Bell

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Blokkfløyte

Harmonica


CABLES:

5 x XLR 10m

5 x XLR 5m

5 x XLR 3m

10 x Jack TR


DJ EQUIPMENT:

1 x DJ-mixer Allen & Heath Zone:92

2 x Technics 1210

1 x Pioneer Multiunit

1 x CDJ 2000 Nexus


LIGHTS:

3 x small spots w/ colour foil




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INDICATIONS - LIVE SETS


We are NOT trying to tell anyone what kind of music they should play! We just want to give a rough idea about the energy/ mood/ focus in the different sets in order to build up the evening gradually.


LIVE 2 - IMPRO GROOVE

Miles Davis - So What

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylXk1LBvIqU

Tinariwen - Sastanqqam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vACZA9dGvV4

Edward Grieg - Anitras Dance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcEnSITNaGM

Buena Vista Social Club - El Cuarto de Tula

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZHF6SDWtU8

Herbie Hancock - Chameleon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbkqE4fpvdI

Django Reinard - Minor Swing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpmOTGungnA

Trentemøller - Take Me Into Your Skin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0XwOjSpdbc

D’Angelo - Voodoo Playa Playa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opqO8Kl3oBw

Fela Kuti - Shuffering and Shmiling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y--5IlljO78

Henry Cory - Lingus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_XJ_s5IsQc&feature=youtu.be&t=5m39s

Bill Withers - Use Me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVy5yOs0NSA

Chick Corea - Spain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_OEJ0wqt2g&feature=youtu.be&t=1m32s

Fantainfalla Toyi Bolo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aoe2IUVsu_0

Fat Freddy’s Drop - Wandering Eye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBJLkt5seJk

Stevie Wonder - I Wish

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYKYka-PNt0

Dave Brubeck - Take Five

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmDDOFXSgAs

Tito Puente - Oye Como Va

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFpCALtVUcE

Jarle Bernhoft - Streetlights

https://youtu.be/NOgbFrj8JNg


LIVE 3 - IMPRO KLUBB

Wesseltoft Schwarz - Leave My Head Alone Brain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUQiALmrZV8

Ost & Kjex - A New Deal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH6B87OdTfI

Nicolas Jaar - Mi Mujer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Upj_Ib30K4

Discosure - Ultimatum ft Fatoumata Diawara

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-TYRhBHbwc

Theo Parrish - Footwork

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70CeiEJi1OI

Todd Terje - Inspector Norse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebjXsc0UjdQ

Chango (Ihle gue)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJBJp2k47zE

Buraka Som Sistema - Kalembe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn9rTYGsOyc

Sergio Mendes - Magalenha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoblz9g13NA

Mosaix - Pangea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qIsGrEmkXI

De La Soul (MC Cole Remix) - All good

https://youtu.be/YUoVH3csdEY




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EXAMPLES

PLAYING LESS - PLAYING LIKE A PRODUCER

 

 

 

 

EXAMPLE 1

EXAMPLE 2

EXAMPLE 3