Quasimodo Live Music Series - Lionel Haas

2021 58 Min

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Lionel Haas was born on December 27, 1971 in Bonn, Germany. He had his first piano lesson at the age of 9 and developed an interest in jazz, blues and rock at an early age. Lionel's first formal study of jazz was during a series of jazz workshops at the Richmond College near London, UK, at the age of 13 to 15. During his four-year stay in the US, he became increasingly involved in the Washington jazz scene and was frequently booked for gigs at restaurants, hotels and clubs. To advance his musical development, he attended some summer clinics at the Berklee College of Music. Back in Germany, Lionel Haas was a founding member of Blues by Five, a successful blues band in Bonn which is now known as Back to Back. He is a founder, bandleader and composer of several Berlin-based projects, including "Blowing Front" and the Lionel Haas Trio.

Since 1975, the Quasimodo has been one of the oldest clubs in Berlin's cultural landscape and one of the most renowned live music venues in Europe. The initially jazz basement, in the truest sense of the word, became the musical home for many international artists of the most diverse genres. Under the Delphi-Filmpalast in the heart of Berlin, this musical cult club developed into a popular venue for jazz, blues, rock, latin, soul and funk concerts and music with quality.

Lionel Haas - piano
Daryl Taylor - bass
Kenny Martin - drums

01 – I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby (And My Baby's Crazy 'Bout Me) (Alexander Hill, Thomas Waller)
02 – Holy Land (Cedar Walton)
03 – Equipoise (Stanley Cowell)
04 – Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing)
05 – Tenderly (as interpreted by Oscar Peterson) (Walter Gross)
06 – One (Ahmad) (Sigidi Abdullah)

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Original Title: Quasimodo Live Music Series - Lionel Haas

Original Language: English

Subtitles: English, German

Film Production Country: Germany


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