trio: Elsner - Maichel - Räther

In January 2007 the first CD of this band with Golo Maichel (dr) and Sebastian Räther (b) has been recorded. The music is influenced by the trios of Keith Jarrett, Paul Bley, Richie Beirach and Django Bates.

trio: timeline (Worldmusic & Jazz)

Ilka Siedenburg (reeds), Michi Schmidt (percussion, vibes) and Felix Elsner (piano, keyboards) are playing their "songs about time" (recorded 2007 at Alter Sendesaal/RadioBremen), influenced by Jan Garbarek, Ralph Towner, Oregon and Trilok Gurtu.

piano solo

Sometimes the music on the CD "pianoworks" (fame/2004) sounds like Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel, or like Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea and also sometimes like Arnold Schönberg or Olivier Messiaen.

jazz-duo: Ilka Siedenburg - Felix Elsner

There are three CDs "false fingering" (1997), "flying" (2000) and "songs about time" (2003).


Axel Knappmeyer's M-Base-band "riot" (Köln/Berlin/Bremen). Rap meets Jazz meets Death-Metal.

Nick Gibbs

The music of the Australian Singer and Songwriter Nick Gibbs sounds like Norah Jones or Cassandra Wilson.


The fusion-band with Klaus Fey (ts) and Christian Kappe (tp).

unfinished business

Something like John Zorn, Wayne Horwitz or Louis Sclavis ...

Ein Esel packt aus

A rock-musical for kids, written by Ilka Siedenburg.