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„Maria Baptist is in a league with the key figures
of modern Big Band Jazz such as
Schneider, Gruntz, McNeely and Bley.“


Get inspired
Feel alive.

In her 25-year career, Maria Baptist has developed a stand-alone sound. The Berlin-New York based composer-pianist inspires her listeners over the world with her positive energy. Maria Baptist’s energetic stage presence and fascinating personality have pushed her into the forefront of the current jazz scene: she has conducted world famous orchestras such as the NDR-, hr-, or RIAS Big Band and was nominated for highly acclaimed awards like ‘ECHO Jazz’ or ‘Preis d. dt. Schallplattenkritik’.
Her music is a gift, infused with all the creativity, power, emotion, generosity and warmth that she exudes in life.”—the master Maria Schneider captures it wonderfully.

Creating an
individual style.

The recording ‘Here & Now’reveals the Orchestra’s unique style: The 16-member international ensemble creates an organic sound, that demonstrates how permeable the line between jazz and classical music can be, what an instrument of both strength and fragility a jazz orchestra can be.
Inspired by philosophy, painting, and natural phenomena, ‘Here & Now’ reflects a positive and inspiring spirit. This album is nominated for the German top ranking award ‘Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik’.

Rhythm: Piano-Maria Baptist, Bass-Fabian Timm, Drums-Tobias Backhaus
Reeds: David Beecroft, Jan v. Klewitz, Max Hacker, Patrick Hamacher, Nik Leistle
Trombones: Jörg Bücheler, Nils Marquardt, Musashi Baba, Christopher Sauloff
Trumpets: Greg Bowen, Philip Sindy, Ruben Giannotti, Eddie Hayes

„Maria Baptist connects the European tradition
with the American Jazz ethos.“


Music at it’s
pure essence.
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