Anna Kaluza

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Anna Kaluza studied jazz saxophone in Cologne, Vienna and London.
She joined Big Bands as the Freiburger Schüler Jazzorchester and the Landesjazzorchester Berlin. She was a member of Simon Rummel’s Fantasmofonika, which was awarded the jazz art prize NRW in 2004. With the German Band Futür she released the album “Kein Schnee” in 2007 (Jazzhausmusik).

She played on festivals in Essen, Idstein, Leipzig, London, Hamburg, Köln, Düsseldorf. From 2008 to 09, she lived in London, pursued a Master’s degree at City University/Guildhall School of Music and Drama (funded by the German Academic Exchange Service). During this year she became a member of the London Improvisers Orchestra (L.I.O.) and the group Splatter and payed with musicians from the not applicable network and label.

Since returning to live in Berlin she has been establishing the Berlin Improvisers Orchestra, which includes musicians from the L.I.O. and regularly plays with international guest musicians. She is a member of the Hanam Quintet, the Kaluza Quartet (with Christof Thewes, Jan Roder, Oliver Steidle), the trio Baustelle No 5 (with Julian Keßler and Johannes Held) and a Polish-German quartet with Artur Majewski, Kuba Suchar and Rafal Mazur.

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