Maria Baptist has released 16 albums as a soloist and 250+ compositions. Her piano solo album Resonance, the jazz orchestra video Midnight Suite #2 and her symphonic work “Triology of a Metamorphosis are recommended as an introduction.

Compositions
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Solo Piano
“Resonance”
Released on: “Resonance” (2018)
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Piano-Saxophon Duo
“Stillness Speaks”
Released on: “Facing Duality“ (2020)
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Quintet (Trio + altosax & tenorsax)
“Here & Now“
Released on: “Essays on Jazz“ (2023)
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Piano & String Quartet
“9 Episodes for Piano & String Quartet, 8. Fugue“
Released on: “Episodes“ (2015)
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Jazz Orchestra
“Midnight Suite #2“
Released on: “Here & Now II“ (2019)
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Jazz Orchestra
“Midnight Suite #4“
Released on: “Here & Now II“ (2019)
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Symphony Orchestra & Jazztrio
“Triologie einer Metamorphose, 1. Movement-Maestoso“
Maria Baptist Trio & Vogtland Philharmonie

Symphony Orchestra & Big Band
“Night Scenes“
Jenaer Philharmonie

Discography
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Essays on Jazz (2023)
Maria Baptist Quintet

Awarded with the Longlist of the German Record Critics‘ Award.

“A sound like an orchestra” All About Jazz
“Echoes of classical music” Crescendo

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Live in Berlin (2022)
Maria Baptist Orchestra

Maria Baptists music “should cause listeners‘ ears to perk up in the U.S.” Downbeat

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Facing Duality (2020)
Maria Baptist & Jan von Klewitz

“Collaboration between two major figures of the German jazz scene.” Deutschland Funk Kultur

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Here & Now II (2019)
Maria Baptist Orchestra

“Maria Baptists compositions are in a league with key figures of modern big band jazz such as Schneider, Gruntz, McNeely and Bley” All About Jazz

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Resonance (2018)
Maria Baptist

“Maria Baptists rhapsodic, free-flowing piano style evokes Bill Evans & Keith Jarrett” Downbeat

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Here & Now I (2016)
Maria Baptist Orchestra

Awarded with the Longlist of the German Record Critics‘ Award.

“Maria Baptist’s music stands for itself.” Downbeat

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Video abspielen

“Hopes & Fears Part I”
Piano Solo (2023)

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“Resonance”
Piano Solo (2022)

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“Midnight Suite #2”
Maria Baptist Orchestra (2022)

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“Midnight Suite #1”
Maria Baptist Orchestra (2022)

“The Bright & The Dark”
Maria Baptist Orchestra (2023)

Projects
on Tour

Piano Solo
”Hopes & Fears“

Piano-Saxophone Duo
“Facing Duality”
with Jan von Klewitz

Chamber Trio. Alto Saxophone, Bassclarinet, Piano
“Essays on Jazz”
Jan von Klewitz, Richard Maegraith

Orchestra. 5 Woodwinds, 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, Rhythm Section
“Concerto”
Nico Lohmann, Jan von Klewitz, James Scannell, Bernhard Ullrich, Patrick Hamacher, Richard Maegraith, Nik Leistle, Philip Sindy, Lisa Buchholz, Fabian Engwicht, Ruben Giannotti, Alexander Gibson, Julius Hopf, Geoffroy de Masure, Laszlo Griese, Simeon Prause, Christopher Sauloff, Fabian Timm, Johannes Schauer, Heinz Lichius, Stephan Genze, Henry Hahnfeldt

Let’s stay in touch – 

Once a month I write a personal letter in German about my life as a musician- my »Inner Circle« newsletter. 

I would be happy to stay in touch with you. You can subscribe here.

Yours Maria

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Let’s stay in touch

Once a month I write a personal letter in German about my life as a musician- my »Inner Circle« newsletter. 

I would be happy to stay in touch with you. You can subscribe here.

Yours Maria

Lass uns in Kontakt bleiben

Einmal im Monat schreibe ich einen persönlichen Brief über mein Leben als Musikerin- meinen »Inner Circle« Newsletter. 

Ich würde mich freuen, mit Dir in Kontakt zu bleiben.

Hier kannst Du Dich anmelden.

Deine Maria