Symphony X Bacikin
"Symphony X"
with Ari Benjamin Meyer's "Redux orchestra" & Tino Segal
K21 Ständehaus der Kunstsammlung NRW Düsseldorf, August 2014
 

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- Check out my new recording of the piece "MACH" for trumpet solo, by Berlin based composer Eres Holz. Search at the "MEDIA-AUDIO" or for the music score at the "MEDIA-VIDEO section! Pretty exiting, very demanding and great written piece and a great result of what turned out to be 8 moths of practicing. Big Thanks for Eres for recording and support. Recorded at the electroacoustic Studio of the Hochschule für Music "Hanns Eisler" (STEAM), Berlin 03.March 2017.

 

- Looking forward to be playing "Die welt nach tiepolo", a concert series at the Radialsystem V with Kammer Ensemble Neue Musik at the end of April. - MORE INFO

 

- This month- February the 19th i will appear as a soloist playing Jeffery Cotton „Five Runic Songs" für Trompete, Horn, Fagott, Violine, Violoncello und Kontrabass.
Coundicted by Vladimir Jurowski with the members of the ensemble unitedberlin in Konzerthaus Berlin, Wrner-Otto-Sall. - MORE INFO

 

- Happy to record a solo trumpet piece "MACH", from a Berlin based composer Eres Holz at the Hochschulle für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, where Eres teaches composition. Eres Holz is one of leading Berlin composers of young generation and a composer in residence in Deutschlandfunk Colone for year 2017. "MACH" is one of the most challenging pieces for a solo trumpet being performed at the Contemporary music festivals this days and it is an honor to record it with Eres himself. I am a huge fan of his music.

 

- Big Big Thanks to Bojan Rajacic, SAE institute Belgrad, Serbia, for putting a big and great work in mixing and mastering SPACE TIGERS demo recording. Please go to the MEDIA/AUDIO page to hear the master piece of this very experienced sound engineer.

 

- exited to bring an explosive energy quartet "SPACE TIGERS" to the B-flat Jazz Club on the 08.01.2017!
The freshly produced Tracks are coming on line in January & special thanks to Bojan Rajacic, SAE Institute-Belgrade

Feat:
Damir Bacikin - Trumpet
Grgur Savic - Alto Sax
Vanja Kevresan - Guitar
Jesus Vega - Drums

 

- It is on the Konzerthaus Berlin program for the year 2017!
February the 19th i will appear as a soloist with ensemble unitedberlin

 

- Do not miss a big Silvester Konzert at Big Hall Konzerthaus Berlin on the 01.01.2017. i will be featured as a solo trumet. On the program Orchestar classical hits

 

- Very Exited about the new quartet "Space Tigers" and a CD recording in Funkhaus Berlin

Feat:
Damir Bacikin- Trumpet
Grgur Savic - Tenor Sax/composition
Vanja Kevresan - Guitar/composition
Jesus Vega - Drums

 

- Check out the Video from the last weeks concert and come to our shows in Berlin in December.

 

- Check out a new recording with Contemporary music group "Mekomot". You are listening "Kaddisch" from Composer Eres Holz:

 

- Next week "Disturbulence 3" will be playing two concerts with the with Eric Wong as a guest on the guitar. "Miss Hecker" and "Studio Sall" HfM Hanns Eisler, Berlin

 

- Sunday the 16. October, my debut on a Double bell trumpet with ensemble unitedberlin in Konzerthaus Berlin.
Playing a piece from a very talented Composer Ying Wang.
Special thanks to my professor William Forman for lending me his instrument.

 

- Check out my New video as a soloist on the Classic "Old Devil Moon" & Josh Groban at Temodrom Berlin:

 

- Happy to play a concert with "Disturbulence 3", including a workshop on a contemporary trumpet technique on the 13th of August at the Universitat der Kunste, Berlin

Feat:
Misa Cvijovic (Piano)
Zlatko Baracskai (Analog Syint & sound processing)

 

- Check out my new quartet on the 12. August at the "Bbflat". We will be playing Damir Out Loud new pieces.

Feat:
Damir Bačikin (Trumpet)
Julius Heise (Vibraphone)
Vanja Kevresan (Guitar)
Jesus Vega (Drums)

 

- Exited to perform a solo piece for trumpet "Mach" from Israeli-born, Berlin based composer Eres Holz in October at the "Nemtsov&Nemtsov - Raum für Kunst und Diskurs"

 

- On the tour with Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra in October. We will be playing in Cairo, Egypt and Amman, Jordan. in the organization from Goethe Institute. More Details soon!

 

- On a tour around Germany with the Magnetic Ghost Orchestra in November, promoting a new album "Sand" recorded in "Funkhaus Ost", spring 2015

 

- Very special project and a chance to play a contemporary music on a baroque trumpet with "ensemble Konboi". Pieces from Mauricio Kagel, Ana María Rodríguez (Premiere) and Gabriel Santander (Premiere). This Project is funded by Initiative Neue Musik Berlin.

 

- Happy to be a guest at the concert series "Jazz in Babelsberg" with Max Punstein group, playing my own compositions on the 21st of April at the Kulturhaus Babelsberg, sponsored by Jazzinitiative Potsdam e.V.The monthly JazzTime in Babelsberg events have developed to a international hot spot for jazz concerts and jazz sessions in Potsdam. They were founded by drummer Max Punstein in 2014. The Max Punstein group invites established stars as well as renowned newcomers of the international jazz scene to play concerts and to jam with local musicians.

 

- Performing a Hanns Eislers classic "Die Maßnahme" at the Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic on the 8th of April. Sponsored by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and Bertolt Brecht Archive (Akademie der Künste Berlin). The piece is written for a brass ensemble, percussion and Choir including a few solo numbers.

 

- A recording and a concert at one of the best chamber music halls in Germany, "Kammesmusiksaal" at the Deutschlandfunk, Cologne, with very fine sound masters,and great compositions from Bnaya Halperin-Kaddari, Eres Holz, Amit Gilutz, Amir Shpilman, Sarah Nemtsov in a frame of the Festival "Jewish Identities" New Music Forum 2016, made our project MEKOMOT very special. Live broadcast on the Sunday 24th of April, 21:05h. I am looking forward very much to the tour around Germany in May and a tour around Poland in June. For the dates please check the DATES page.

 

- Very happy to play another concert with Damir Out Loud at the "Bbflat", Berlin on the 15th of April.Besides old pieces we well be playing a jazz suite i've composed entitled "Destination Deportation" grappling with issues of belonging, struggle and solidarity.

Damir Bačikin (Trumpet, composition)
Hannes Daerr (Tenor saxophone, bass clarinet)
Ferdinand "Fred" Hendrich (Trombone)
Julius Heise (Electric and acoustic vibraphone)
Noriaki Hosoya (Electric and acoustic bass)
Nakamura Akira (Drums)