After Jazzchor Freiburg has toured in South Korea in 2018 and 2019 the choir brought a small musical souvenir back to Germany. The song Arirang is considered as one of the most popular folksongs in Korea.
And Jazzchor Freiburg brought it into the German television show "Kaffee oder Tee" broadcasted on 05. July 2019 by SWR.
ON TOUR: Jazzchor Freiburg and its conductor Bertrand Gröger performing in Korea. Read the entire article in German:
Jazzchor Freiburg: "Infusion"
Director: Betrand Gröger
Piano: Simone Bollini
Bass: Roberto Koch
Drums: Michael Heidepriem
Starting in October 2018 Jazzchor Freiburg presents its new repertoire "Infusion". Is that some hot drink or some sort of flu shot? Neither - but the music is quite healthy, that's for sure: Jazz from the 1970s until today, starting with the era known as Fusion. It starts off with Joe Zawinul, Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett up to contemporary artists such as E.S.T. and Olivia Trummer. But assuredly: no choir in the world has ever performed this! For the mostly instrumental music had to be provided with lyrics and arranged with great creativity. Perfectly tailored for Jazzchor Freiburg. Doesn't get any newer than that! Jazzchor Freiburg's "Infusion" goes directly under your skin...
Here you can download our songs for "Eurovision Choir of the Year" in RIga: