Riccardo Del Fra - Hoffnung - Espoir - Nadzieja

The project HOFFNUN - ESPOIR - NADZIEJA was conceived as a collaboration between Riccardo Del Fra and Christel Hartmann-Fritsch of the foundation Genshagen. In the context of the 25th anniversary of the Weimar Triangle Riccardo Del Fra presented his jazz composition for quintet for the festive concerts in Germany, France and Poland. The first concert took place in Genshagen Nov 3, 2016, in Goethe Institut Paris on Dec 15 and Wroclaw on March 17, 2017, followed by an invitation to the Roman Parliament (Palazzo Montecitorio) on March 20, 2017. This concert has been recorded and you can see it on the website of the Roman parliament: 


Beside Riccardo Del Fra as a composer and bass player are: Tomasz Dabrowski tr, Jan Prax, sax, Carl Morisset, p und Jakub Gudz, dr  


Shauli Einav Quartet CD release tour in Germany 2017


In February 2017 Shauli Einav continues his release tour in Germany and presents his CD "Beam Me Up" (Berthold Records) with the kind support of the Generalkonsulat des Staates Israel für Süddeutschland. 


Fono Forums writes about it: "Beam Me Up" is the best publicity for the young spirit of jazz nowadays." 




Florian Hoefner group
cd release tour 2017

From October 5 until 21, 2017 Florian Hoefner will present his new cd Luminosity on an expanded tour in Europe. “Florian Hoefner is a cerebral and harmonically daring pianist whose style crystallizes around jazz and blues fundamentals, but whose adventurous spirit finds him reaching toward new sonic territory." Brian Zimmerman, Downbeat