The concert has finished

Maria Faust’s Jazz Catastrophe: 3rd Mutation

Free admission

Saxophonist and composer Maria Faust is best known for her award-winning large contemporary jazz ensembles including Sacrum Facere, Machina, and Jazz Catastrophe.
Originally founded in 2012 as a modern big band, Faust’s Jazz Catastrophe project is now in its third mutation. Concentrated and reduced down to its essence like a thick syrup, the new
and powerfully dense music is presented by a trio variant of Jazz Catastrophe that features Lars Pilgaard on guitar, Anders Vestergaard on drums, and Faust on alto saxophone.
Charismatic and eccentric, Maria Faust (b. 1979) began playing classical piano as a young child before briefly studying classical conducting at the Tallinn Conservatory. In 2002, she began pursuing jazz saxophone and moved to Denmark where she received her A.P.D.
(equivalent to a Ph.D. in performance), as well as her M.A. and B.A. degrees.
Faust is one of the most celebrated Estonian musicians of all time and the recipient of numerous p...

Read more

Line up:
  • Maria Faust – alto saxophone
  • Lars Pilgaard – guitar
  • Anders Vestergård – drums

Similar Concerts for Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2022