Album + Book

Music Resistance 
nominated for Deutscher Jazzpreis – Vocal album of the year!

(rent a dog, 2021)

Tamara Lukasheva – Vocal
Mariana Sadovska – Vocal
Maximilian Hilbrandt – Vocal
„Les Saxosythes“ – 13 member choir conducted by R. Lopez-Klingenfuss

Theresia Phillip – Saxophone, Reeds
Lucas Leidinger – Keyboards, Piano
Thomas Sauerborn – Drums
Christian Lorenzen – Keyboards, Analog Electronics
Sebastian Gramss – Double bass, Concept
Rodrigo Lopez-Klingenfuss – Guitar

Special Guests:
Sumudi Suaweera (Sri Lanka) – Drums, Percussion
Helen Svoboda (Australia) – Double Bass, Voice

Concept & Artistic Director: Sebastian Gramss
Music by Sebastian Gramss, except *3 by Tamara Lukasheva, *2 by Helen Svoboda, *11 by Mariana Sadovska, *25 by Sumudi Suaweera
Text and Research by Sebastian Gramss, except *3 by Tamara Lukasheva, *2 by Helen Svoboda, *11 by Mariana Sadovska, *25 by Sumudi Suaweera. Additional texts by Maximilian Hilbrandt and the performers
Dramaturgy: Jörg Fürst
Discussion Moderator: Jürgen Wiebicke
Produced by: Sebastian Gramss, Maximilian Hilbrand, UK Rattay, Ana Lakčević
Label: rent a dog

Recorded live at Stadtgarten, Cologne on February 15, 2020.
Live sound: Markus Hausmann
Recording: Jürgen Müller
Mix: Jürgen Müller - Pink-Noise
Master: Reinhard Kobialka / Topaz
Forward: Jürgen Wiebicke (DLF / WDR5 / Das Philosophische Radio)
Photos by Peter Tümmers, Heike Specht and HyouVielz
Layout /Typography: Sandra Opiela Gestaltung
Cover-Design: Joanna Broda

and the sponsors:
NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste e.V.,
Musikfond,
Kulturamt der Stadt Köln,
Stadt Bonn,
Kunststiftung NRW,
MKW des Landes NRW,
Goethe Institut
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In cooperation with the Goethe Institute Luanda, all proceeds from the sales go to the Children and Youth Theater Center ANIMART, an independent cultural center for theater, dance & music in a favela in Luanda, Angola.