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Oliver Hafke Ahmad & Jaak Lutsoja (Jazz, Tango, Electronica)

In this collaboartion of the Estonian accordeonist and the saxophonist from Berlin melt jazz, tango rock, pop and electronica. Jaak Lutsoja is in Estonia a demanded virtuoso either as soloist or as ensemble player, theatre musician or teacher. The saxophonist from Berlin and the accordeonist from Talinn met at a concert of Oliver Hafke Ahmad at the Zig Zag Jazz Club in Berlin. Since then they are working on a program with compositions of their own but also songs of jazz and world music stars like Dino Saluzzi or Astor Piazzolla. The project can be booked in various line-ups from duo to trio or quartet (with bass and/or percussion). Some first recordings you can listen here:

"35°C" - Oliver Hafke Ahmad & Jaak Lutsoja
(Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad)

"Bailar Con Ella" - Oliver Hafke Ahmad & Jaak Lutsoja
(Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad)

"The Heart of Djenin" - Oliver Hafke Ahmad (sax), Jaak Lutsoja (acc), Denis Jabusch (b), Benjamin Strauss (drums)
(Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad)

"Space Noises" - Oliver Hafke Ahmad & Jaak Lutsoja
(Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad)



"35°C" - Oliver Hafke Ahmad's JAZZ NOMADS feat. Jaak Lutsoja live at B-Flat (Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad)


"The Guitar Hero" Oliver Hafke Ahmad's JAZZ NOMADS feat. Jaak Lutsoja live at B-Flat (Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad)


Oliver Hafke Ahmad's FUTURE BLUES

Getting together musicians from different cultural backgrounds is essential to this project. Oliver Hafke Ahmad was always impressed by bands like Dizzy Gillespie´s United Nation Orchestra. With his band The Jazz Nomads consisting of musicians from Berlin, France and Japan he is presenting his own compositions. Songs between Modal Jazz, Funk, House, Soul, Drum & Bass, Dancehall & Reggae. Nothing for purists, but has Jazz ever been pure?

"DFG" Oliver Hafke Ahmad (Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad) from the album "Back & Fourth"

"The Guitar Hero" Oliver Hafke Ahmad (Music: Oliver Hafke Ahmad) from the album "Back & Fourth"


Oliver Hafke Ahmad's JAZZ NOMADS feat. The Hammour Brothers (Damascus, Syria)

In this project with arabian and jewish musicians Oliver features his mediterranean roots. The brothers Amr and Bilal Hammour stem from Damascus (Syriea) and are passionate jazz musicians as well as knowledged with arabian Music and music from the Balkan (Serbia). Amr Hammour plays guitar, oud and sings, Bilal Hammour plays a 6-string bass. Jazz, funk, rock und elektronic sounds get an arabian flair.


Sakura Klub

A collaboration between painter and designer Claudia Speer and Oliver Hafke Ahmad. Live improvised ink painting in the style of informel to the improvised music and sounds of saxophone, flute, percussion and electronic instruments. More...


Film Music, Theatre Music, Media Music, Production and Touring

Oliver Hafke Ahmad works as producer, arranger, composer and multiinstrumentalist (sax, fl, cl, key, b, perc) and is for studio recordings, film music, theatre music, media music or as a guest on stage available. We put together the right music ensemble for your music or media project in Berlin or Germany. More infos...

More projects are in preparation.

Please contact us for booking requests.






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