Thomas Gerdiken Live ... IN THE SPIRIT OF NEW ORLEANS 2011 DAS AFRIKANISCHE ERBE CONGO SQUARE Freitag 21.Oktober 2011 Berlin Landesvertretung Niedersachsen Schleswig-Holstein 10 JAHRE JAZZ IN DEN MINISTERGÄRTEN ... THE ART OF JAZZ AND BLUES Samstag 16. Juli 2011 Kurgarten Spiekeroog ... Donnerstag 21. Juli 2011 JAZZ MEETING Kunsthalle Kühlungsborn Livemitschnitt NDR ... THOMAS GERDIKEN SOLO Montag 2.Mai 2011 WWOZ PIANO NIGHT HOUSE OF BLUES NEW ORLEANS JAZZ FEST ... Samstag 11.Juni 2011 JAZZRALLEY Düsseldorf ... Montag 13.Juni 2011 Museumshof Senne Oldtimertreffen Jazz Matinee ... Freitag 5.August 2011 BLUES UND JAZZNACHT Meppen ... Sonntag 7.August 2011 SATCHMO SUMMERFEST New Orleans


On Saturday August 20th Thomas Gerdiken performed for the german Chancellor Mrs Angela Merkel in her german "White House" the so called Bundeskanzleramt in Berlin. The concert was a big success. So the Bundeskanzleramt decided to do two extra concerts on 1st and 2nd October with Thomas Gerdiken for the official day of the germain reunification in Bonn.


After the big success of the last years this year IN THE SPIRIT OF NEW ORLEANS will focus on the AFRICAN ROOTS CONGO SQUARE. From New Orleans Delfeayo Marsalsi will take part in the concerts here in Germany as Chairman SEEKING SATCH and Doyle Red Cooper winner SEEKING SATCH 2011 beside 5 other musicians from New Orleans including Big Chief Smiley Ricks. The concerts will take place on October 21 in Berlin as part of the festival JAZZ IN THE GARDENS OF THE MINITRIES and on October 22 in PHAENO museum Wolfsburg. For the festival JAZZ IN THE GARDENS OF THE MINISTRIES IN THE SPIRIT OF NEW ORLEANS was named by two germain states as official contribution. For more info click here please press the button Schleswig-Holstein.


At the end of November and the begininig of December, 11 concerts in Germany and Switzerland will take place with NEW ORLEANS GOSPEL VOICES. Eight gospel musicians from New Orleans including the Joyful Gospel Singers will come to Germany and spread the New Orleans gospel spirit all over the country. Thanks RWE Vertieb AG from Germany for their sponsorship. For further information please click here.

Satchmo Summerfest 2011!

Some impressions from the final panel and showcase SEEKING SATCH 2011 on August 7th 2011 taking place in Jazz Park New Orleans.