Between Calculus and Random - Trailer from Jürg Egli on Vimeo. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube. The music shows a close affinity to architecturally organized space and is governed by the principles of repetition and reduction as well as by interlocking rhythms. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Instruction in piano and percussion from the age 8. INTERVIEW (CH, 2012) AT SWISS NATIONAL TV SRF. INTERVIEW (CH, E, 2015) FOR THE SWISS MUSIC PRIZE. Terms and Conditions. Listen to Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | SoundCloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create.. 54 Tracks. In doing so, that voice forms an independent module that can interact with the strictly notated interlocking patterns in continuously changing ways. A piece of music can be entered, inhabited like a room. Labels. By HRAYR ATTARIAN May 26, 2018 Sign in to view read count . RITUAL GROOVE MUSIC, the title of my first CD, also points to the fundamental concept of my musical thinking. Music composed by Nik Bärtsch except A by Sha. 1998-2001 studies in philosophy, linguistics and musicology at the University of Zurich. Nik Bärtsch (born 1971) is a Swiss pianist, composer and producer from Zurich. Continuum | Nik Bärtsch to stream in hi-fi, or to download in True CD Quality on Qobuz.com ECM Records ECM Bandcamp ... Nik Bärtsch Hafnerstrasse 47 CH – 8005 Zürich Tel: +41 44 272 16 06 (Michel Mettler) The formation MOBILE EXTENDED includes a string quintet with Etienne Abelin and Ola Sendecka (violin), David Schnee (viola), Ambrosius Huber and Solme Hong (Celli). Nik Bärtsch's Ronin seemed more exploratory and explosive on the two earlier CDs than this third album, "Llyria." 1997 Graduation from the 'Musikhochschule Zürich'. CHF 30.00. Listen to Modul 13 from Nik Bärtsch's Hishiryo - Piano Solo for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. 08.06.2020 A Change in RONIN's line-up after 9 years Thomy Jordi is leaving Nik Bärtsch’s RONIN on friendly terms. Nik Bärtschs Mobile, „CONTINUUM“, ECM 2016, Nik Bärtschs Mobile, „AER“, 2004, Ronin Rhythm Records, Nik Bärtschs Ronin, „REA“, 2004, Ronin Rhythm Records, Nik Bärtschs Ronin, Live, 2003, Ronin Rhythm Records, Nik Bärtsch, „Hishiryo“, Piano Solo, 2002, Ronin Rhythm Records, Nik Bärtschs Ronin, „Randori“, 2002, Ronin Rhythm Records, Nik Bärtschs Mobile, „Ritual Groove Music“, 2001, Ronin Rhythm Records, Tonus-Music Labor Res. Only 2 left in stock - order soon. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube. Bärtsch studied piano and percussion before the age of ten, then went to the Zurich Musikhochschule where he graduated in 1997. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Bärtsch's music has been called zen funk, but with the album Llyria, he moved toward contemporary classical music. Nik trains at Kokoro Aikido Dojo Zurich (3rd Dan). Playback options The band Ronin (2016) Bärtsch studied piano and percussion … [1] He formed his band Mobile in 1997, and his band Ronin in 2001. DETAILS. 2003/04 stay in japan for half a year. Pianist, composer and producer. [1] Additionally, he studied linguistics, musicology, and philosophy at the University of Zurich from 1998 to 2001. Listen to Modul 6 from Nik Bärtsch's Hishiryo - Piano Solo for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. 1999 & 2002 career award of the ‘UBS Cultural Foundation’ 2002 'Werkjahr' (career award) from the city of Zurich 2004 culture-award from the town of Zollikon (appreciation-award) 2006 priority jazz support from the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia 2007 composition mandate from the Swiss Arts Council 2015 nomination for the Swiss Music Prize by the federal office of Culture of Switzerland 2016 winner category "rising stars keyboards", critics poll Downbeat Magazine (USA) 2019 art award of the city of Zurich. The Zen-funk quartet RONIN, by contrast, is more flexible and plays the compositions more freely. Lives in Zurich. Career. In other words, the old adage about the journey not the destination applies, for me to those earlier works, whereas the band seems to have reached stasis here, continuing with the ideas and themes from the earlier modules. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Find Nik Bärtsch discography, albums and singles on AllMusic Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube Stream Tracks and Playlists from Nik Bärtsch's Ronin on your desktop or mobile device. Listen album trailer on Youtube. Das neue Album von Nik Bärtsch und Ronin Ganze sechs Jahre ist es her, dass Nik Bärtsch und seine Band Ronin ihr letztes Album »Live« veröffentlichten. Bärtsch was joined by the captivating innovations of alt saxophonist and bass/contra bass clarinet virtuoso Sha, the powerful grooves of drummer and longtime collaborator Kaspar Rast, and the rhythmic improvisations of percussionist Nicolas Stocker. Ongoing work on his RITUAL GROOVE MUSIC as pianist and composer. Hier hab ich das Gefühl, dass die musiker, der Komponist, einen Film im Kopf laufen haben, der astrein vertont wird. He grew interested in the work of avant-garde composers John Cage, Steve Reich, and Morton Feldman. They are not distilled from a national or stylistic tradition but from the universal sound of cities. Despite the tightly organized compositional construction, improvisation plays an important role in our music. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube. Founder of the label Ronin Rhythm Records, a platform for creative groove music (since 2006). The exquisite Awase is Swiss pianist Nik Bärtsch's eighth release with his band Ronin. One must think with ears and hands. Nik Baertsch . Nik Bärtsch's RONIN, LIVE 2-CD Set, 2012. RandoriLabel: Tonus-Music-Records - TON 004Format: CD, Album Country: SwitzerlandReleased: 2002Genre: Electronic, JazzStyle: Future Jazz, Contemporary Jazz Listen to Modul 4 from Nik Bärtsch's Hishiryo - Piano Solo for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. It was formed in 1997 by the Swiss pianist, composer and producer Nik Bärtsch (born 1971). Blaer, „Yellow“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2020, Makrokosmos Quartet, „ROFU, MANTA MANTRA“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2020, Ikarus, „Mosaismic“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2019, Hely, „Borderland“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2018, Ikarus, „Chronosome“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2016, Ikarus, „Echo“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2015, Ingrid Lukas, „Demimonde“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2015, Dee Day Dub, „Race“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2014, Ingrid Lukas, „We Need To Repeat“, Ronin Rhythm Records 2009. From self-implied restriction stems freedom. Groove-habitats or void musical space of raw poetry emerge. The band becomes an integral organism - like an animal, a habitat, an urban space. Nik Bärtsch (born 3 August 1971) is a Swiss pianist, composer, and record producer from Zurich.[1]. Playback options Residencies, workshops and lectures at several institutions (f.e. ich habe bis vor einer Woche nichts von Nik Brätsch's Ronin gehört, kam durch Zufall via amazon drauf und habe nach Hören dieser CD "Rea" mir mehrere Scheiben gekauft. As a solo performer I perform my compositions on prepared piano with percussion. He lives in Zurich and Berlin. Nik Bärtsch, the inspirational don of MOBILE, easily crosses the borders between all of the above codes, setting connections which in turn mutate to fuses. Playback options The city in its roaring diversity requires an ability to focus and concentrate on the essential: to measure one’s actions, to remain silent at the right place. 2002 - 2012 also with Andi Pupato). Ecstasy through asceticism. Next Events. Nik Bärtsch, Piano Kaspar Rast, Drums Thomy Jordi, Bass Sha, Reeds. Nik Bärtsch's RONIN, LLYRÌA. 1997 Graduation from the ‘Musikhochschule Zürich’. 29.04.2020 Moving together: jazz from a funky Swiss philosopher Article about Nik Bärtsch and RONIN by Peter Helm for GLOBAL GENEVA 28.04.2020 Ramin Sadighi talks with Nik about music making in these times and in general Instagram talk in the series of … Customers who bought this item also bought. Ronin Rhythm Productions GmbH Nik Bärtsch Hafnerstrasse 47 CH – 8005 Zürich Tel: +41 44 272 16 06 Email: contact@nikbaertsch.com, Data Protection Statement Though they work in different art forms, pianist and composer Nik Bärtsch and visual artist Sophie Clements have a great deal in common. 223 Followers. NIK on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Spotify RONIN on Facebook MOBILE on Facebook Last.FM Nik Bärtsch Last.FM Nik Bärtsch's Ronin Last.FM Nik Bärtsch's Mobile. For more texts, interviews and publications, see below. . Listen to Modul 14 from Nik Bärtsch's Hishiryo - Piano Solo for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Ritual Groove Music 12 Bärtsch, Rast, Sha, Jordi ECM. Co-founder and co-artistic director (together with Judd Greenstein and Etienne Abelin) of the Indie-Classcial Festival Zurich Apples and Olives (2014). Lives in Zurich. Weltklasse! Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance London (UK), Musikhochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig (DE), Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (CH), Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (CH), Conservatorio Die Musica Trieste (IT), Accademia Di Architettura Mendrisio (CH), ETH Zürich (CH)). Born 1971 in Zurich. Between the years of 1989 and 2001 he studied philosophy, linguistics and musicology at the University of Zurich. Pianist, composer and producer. [3] He was instructor of Practical Aesthetics at the Musikhochschule Zurich-Winterthur from 2000–2003. 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Playback options https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nik_Bärtsch&oldid=979792599, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Nik Bärtsch's Ronin with Björn Meyer, Rast and Andy Pupato, Nik Bärtsch's Ronin with Meyer, Rast and Pupato, Nik Bärtsch's Ronin with Meyer, Rast, Pupato and guests Sha, Thomy Geiger and Michael Gassmann, Nik Bärtsch's Mobile with Sha, Rast and Mats Eser, Nik Bärtsch's Ronin with Sha, Meyer, Rast and Pupato, Nik Bärtsch's Ronin with Sha, Meyer, Rast, Pupato and Thomy Jordi, Nik Bärtsch's Mobile with Sha, Rast, Nicolas Stocker, string quintet with Etienne Abelin and Ola Sendecka (violin), David Schnee (viola), Ambrosius Huber and Solme Hong (Celli), Nik Bärtsch's Ronin with Sha, Jordi and Rast, 1999 and 2002 Career award of the UBS Cultural Foundation, 2002 Werkjahr, Career award from the city of Zurich, 2004 Culture award from the town of Zollikon, 2006 Priority jazz support from the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, 2015 nomination for the Swiss Music Prize by the federal office of Culture of Switzerland, 2016 winner category "rising stars keyboards", critics poll, This page was last edited on 22 September 2020, at 20:22. Nik Bärtsch's RONIN RHYTHM CLAN, live at EXIL club Zurich, November 2013, 2. Nik Bärtsch, Piano Kaspar Rast, Drums Thomy Jordi, Bass Sha, Contrabass and Bass Clarinet. It moves forward and transforms through obsessive circular movements, superimposition of different meters and micro-interplay. Co-founder of the Music club EXIL in Zurich (2009). He began studying piano and percussion at the age of 8. Jeremias Keller joins the band as new bass player. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube. Nik Bärtsch: Awase . Nik Bärtsch (born 3 August 1971) is a Swiss pianist, composer, and record producer from Zurich. Nik Bärtsch's RONIN, AWASE, 2018. Although the ensemble has had a few personnel changes, the album maintains the creative energy and the spirit of its previous work. Nik Bärtsch's RONIN RHYTHM CLAN, live at EXIL club Zurich, November 2013, 1. Result LIVE Vol. The group MOBILE plays purely acoustic music, performed in rituals of up to 36 hours, including light- and room design. My thinking and music are based on the tradition of urban space. 2003/04 stay in japan for half a year. Interest in the influence and the combination of music and movement, specially in the following Bodytechniques: Aikido, Feldenkrais, Gyrotonic. Manfred Eicher signed the band Ronin to his label, ECM Records, and released 2008 the first album Stoa. Watch the video for Modul 11 from Nik Bärtsch's Hishiryo - Piano Solo for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Instructor for ‘Practical Aesthetics’ at the 'Musikhochschule Zürich/Winterthur' (2000-2003). Nik Bärtsch's Mobile is a Swiss Jazz-Band from Zurich. Instruction in piano and percussion from the age 8. Nik Bärtsch’s MOBILE ensemble maked its Boston-area public debut with their 2017 MIT Killian Hall appearance. Leader of MOBILE (since 1997; with Kaspar Rast, Mats Eser & Sha) and the zen-funk quartet RONIN (since 2001; with Kaspar Rast, Thomy Jordi (till 2011 Björn Meyer) and Sha. 1 & 2 Tonus Music Records 2002, Don Li's Tonus, GEN , Tonus Music Records 2001. They first met at Norwegian festival Punkt in 2008. … 1998-2001 studies in philosophy, linguistics and musicology at the University of Zurich. Awase by Nik Bärtsch Audio CD $14.39. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . The listeners attention is directed toward minimal variations and phrasing. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube. This music draws its energy from the tension between compositional precision and the self-circumvention of improvisation. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Born 1971 in Zurich. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Menico Ferrari & the groove cooperative, About Roses and Thorns 1994, out of stock. On the one hand, accentuation, ghost notes, and variations within a composition are tossed back and forth between the musicians; on the other hand, a particular voice within a composition might have more freedom than the others. Listen free to Nik Bärtsch – Holon. Nik Bärtsch. [2] During the next year, Bärtsch became co-owner of a club in Zurich. Normally, we work in three distinct formations. Nik Bärtsch currently works in three parallel musical settings: as a solo artist, with the acoustic group Mobile and with the 'zen-funk'… read more CHF 25.00. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. In 1997 he graduated from the Musikhochschule Zürich.