Markus Burger

Markus Burger

BandAlternativeNew Age

Impressionism meets the 21st century. Music that combines the power of Bach, Handel and Gregorian chants with the vivid energy of modern improvisation performed by two masters on their instrument.

Biography

In developing his signature sound over the years, Markus drew his influences from a wide range of musical styles including J.S. Bach, Claude Debussy, Keith Jarrett, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Pat Metheny, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Sting.
His Spiritual Standards project, a collection of contemporary jazz improvisations of Johann Sebastian Bach’s greatest chorals and masterpieces, was performed at sold out venues in Germany, Poland, Italy and the United States, later moving to the top 20 in the German Jazz charts in 1999.
Since then the Markus has performed over 500 concerts world wide with "Spiritual Standards" and his other projects.

Discography

The complete Markus Burger Discography is at:
http://markusburger.com/Discography.html

Set List

We play typical a selection from all of our albums cathered to the needs of the Festival or the event.
At the moment we tour with a rewritten Program of J.
S. Bach's Music from Jesus Joy of Man's desiring to the Air on a G-String. We play a program of the worlds favorite Hymnals, Chorals and Baroque Melodies.
NAJA plays selections of their current album. Listen to
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