29 Sep PETTER ELDH & CHRISTIAN LILLINGER
Petter Eldh was obsessed with Jazz, Classical, Soul, Reggae, Swedish folk music, Middle-Eastern and Hip Hop at an early age and collected vinyl since the age of 7. He initially played the guitar before switching to what became his primary instrument, the double bass. Early influences such as Charles Mingus, Anders Jormin, Charlie Haden, Charlie Parker, A Tribe Called Quest, Monica Zetterlund, Samla Mammas Manna, Aretha Franklin and Earth Wind & Fire have guided his diverse output as a musician. Long-standing collaborations include the following erratic and progressive forces: Django Bates Beloved (ECM records), Enemy (Kit Downes/James Maddren), Jameszoo, Otis Sandsjö (Y-Otis), Lucia Cadotsch Speak Low, Hayden Chisholm, Gard Nilssen, Peter Bruun, Christian Lillinger, Benoit Delbecq, Jonas Kullhammar and Kaja Draksler. As a producer he has remixed work by Jaga Jazzist – The Shrine (Brainfeeder), Jameszoo – Flake (Brainfeeder), DLW – Repurposing DLW (Plaist), Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra – Vula (Afterhours), Speak Low (Enja) and releases his own music on his own imprint Galatea Records and the Finnish label WeJazz Records where he’s releasing albums with his band KOMA SAXO & Y-Otis. His latest album is called Projekt Drums vol.1 and was released by Edition Record in September 2021. It features drummers like Eric Harland, Savannah Harris, Richard Spaven among others.
Christian Lillinger is a Drummer, Composer, Producer and Founder of PLAIST.. Born in 1984 in Lübben (Brandenburg, Germany), Christian started playing drums at the age of 13. In 2000, when he was 16, he was admitted to Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber. He studied there with Günter Baby Sommer, Sven Helbig and Michael Griener amongst others until 2004. Since 2003 he has been living and working in Berlin. Collaborating with Craig Taborn, Joachim Kühn, Beat Furrer, Cory Smythe, Wadada Leo Smith, Barre Phillips, Miroslav Vitous, John Tchicai, David Liebmann, Mat Maneri, Tim Lefebvre, Peter Evans, Richie Beirach Ralph Alessi, Urs Leimgruber, Bob Degen, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Louis Sclavis, Rolf Kühn, Evan Parker, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, William Parker, Joe Lovano, Benedict Klöckner and many more
At FAQ Festival Petter & Christian will perform a special duo set with bass, Drums en electronics on Friday November 4th at Podium Azijnfabriek