Jazzkantine

Inspired by Guru's Jazzmatazz project, the German formation Jazzkantine was founded in 1993 in Braunschweig. Their first album Jazzkantine won them the "Echo Award" in 1996,[1] the most important German music prize.

Jazzkantine
OriginBraunschweig,  Germany
Genresjazz, funk, hip hop
Years active1993 (1993)–present
Websitewww.jazzkantine.de

The music of Jazzkantine is a cross-over between jazz funk and hip hop music: German rap over music and beats heavily influenced by jazz standards, often interpreted in a very funky way. This genre is also known as jazz rap.

1998 they played at the Montreux Jazz Festival.

In 1999, they started a collaboration with the ballet ensemble of Braunschweig, resulting in the successful Tanzzkantine project.

DiscographyEdit

Year Title Chart positions
Germany
[2]
Austria
[3][4]
Switzerland
[5]
1994 Jazzkantine 62 - -
1995 heiß & fettig 38 - 25
1996 Frisch gepresst & Live 90 - 32
1998 Geheimrezept 18 41 19
2000 In Formation 54 - 80
2002 Futter für die Seele 68 - 62
2003 Unbegrenzt haltbar - - -
2004 Best of Jazzkantine - - -
2008 Hell's Kitchen 23 73 -
2009 Unser Eintracht - - -
2012 Jazzkantine spielt Volkslieder - - -
2013 Ultrahocherhitzt - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Echo Pop, 1996[permanent dead link] www.echopop.de, accessed: 30 August 2014
  2. ^ musicline.de: Chartverfolgung / Jazzkantine / Longplay Archived 2016-08-17 at the Wayback Machine, accessed: 30 August 2014.
  3. ^ austriancharts.at: JAZZKANTINE - GEHEIMREZEPT (ALBUM), accessed: 8 September 2014.
  4. ^ austriancharts.at: JAZZKANTINE - HELL'S KITCHEN (ALBUM), accessed: 8 September 2014.
  5. ^ hitparade.ch: DISCOGRAPHIE JAZZKANTINE, accessed: 8 September 2014.

External linksEdit