Dorrey L. Lyles - voc. (USA)
Niklas Lukassen- b. (USA)
Helmut Bruger - p (D)
Kai Schoenburg - dr. (D)
Loomis Green - g (USA)

 

The Zig Zag Jazz Club and Brooklyn Bridge is proud to present the funkiest Wednesdays event in all of Berlin. Come by and experience the perfect tailored mix of Jazz, Soul, Motown and R & B, the best grooves from the 1950's through the millennium. 

THIS WEEK´S SPECIAL GUEST VOCALIST: Dorrey L. Lyles

In earlier years, Dorrey had formed a musical group, The Chosen Ones. The Chosen Ones consisted of eager, talented and God-hungry young people. As the years passed, the group disbanded to only be transformed into a greater expression of God, The Tribe Of Judah (East). She lends her talent to the music ministry of John Howard's Gospel Caravan and Tyscot Recording Artist Franklin “Bubby” Fann, Jr. & Unlimited Praise. 

Loomis Green

Loomis Connell Green was born in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1968 and began learning the guitar at 9 years of age. At the age of 19 he studied Jazz guitar at a local univerity, he than left Daytona Beach Florida after his studies and joined the U.S. Army Band and was stationed in Berlin Germany. While serving 3 years playing at military engagements , he was honorably discharged from the military In 1991 due to a knee operation that caused him to not be able to run for long periods of time rendering him unfit for military duties, he then began working for such acts as
" Weather Girls " and "Eartha Kitt " and many more well known artist . In the mid 90's Loomis began composing and producing for artists in Europe and America. He is a “chameleon”! Meaning he is well versed in many styles Jazz, rock, funk, RnB, soul, latin and gospel of the When not touring, hes teaching, producing and working as a studio guitarist . His list of performances consist of, but are not limited to these artists :
Jan Delay, Eartha Kitt, Weather Girls, Benny Golson, Kenny Burrell, Patricia Kaas, Buster Williams, Horace Parlan, Aloe Blacc, Santana, Nadja Benaissa,Taco, Amp Fiddler+++

Kai Schoenburg

Kai studierte zu Beginn der 90er Jahre Schlagzeug bei Keith Copeland und Michael Küttner an der Musikhochschule Köln. 1992 bekam er dort selbst seinen ersten Lehrauftrag und begann sich einen Namen zu machen als Dozent zahlreicher Jazz- und Rockworkshops. Von 1996 bis 2001 war er der Solo- Schlagzeuger am Theater des Westens in Berlin und hat in dieser Zeit Shows wie Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Falco meets Amadeus und Grease begleitet. Schönburg hat bei einer großen Anzahl von Produktionen und Konzerten mitgewirkt und hat dabei unter anderem mit Ernie Watts, Jiggs Whigham, Thärichens Tentett, Ack van Royen, Rias-Big-Band, New York Voices, Uli Beckerhoff, Candy Dulfer, NDR-Big-Band, Judy Niemack, Herb Geller, Jasper van't Hof, Joja Wendt, Manfred Krug und Lee Konitz zusammengearbeitet.

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Niklas Lukassen

Niklas Lukassenwas born on July, 25th 1995 in Schramberg, Germany and started playing the electric bass by the age of 15.
Hewas accepted in the Jazz Institute Berlin as guest student by the time he was 16. At the same time he attended the Carl-Phillip-Emmanuel-Bach Special High-School for Music. One year later he began his full time studies (B.M) at the Jazz Institute as it's youngest student.
There he studies electric and acoustic bass with Max Hughes and Marc Muellbauer. At the Jazz Institute he is also studying with Kurt Rosenwinkel and Judy Niemack.
Furthermore he received bass lessons with e.g. John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Jim Stinnett, Steve Bailey, Victor Bailey and Gary Willis.

Der Berliner Pianist Helmut Bruger begann im Alter von sechs Jahren Klavier zu spielen. Inspiriert durch die Musik von Herbie Hancock und Bill Evans begeisterte er sich schon frühzeitig für den Jazz. Von 1988-1991 lebte er in Boston (USA) und studierte dort am berühmten Berkeley College of Music. In dieser Zeit spielte er mit Jazzgrößen wie Roy Hargrove, Anthony Hart und Matthew Garrison zusammen. Seit 1991 lebt Helmut Bruger wieder in Berlin und ist dort nicht nur als freischaffender Pianist sehr gefragt, sondern feiert auch mit seinem "Helmut Bruger Trio" Erfolge (eigenwillige Interpretationen von Jazzstandards und Eigenkompositionen). Neben dem Jazz ist seine Stilistik auch von anderen Musikrichtungen wie Funk, R&B, Blues, Gospel und Latin beeinflusst.

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Beginn 21:00 Uhr (Einlass 20:00 Uhr)

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