Ken Vandermark - saxophones, clarinets
Mark Tokar - double bass
Klaus Kugel - drums

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[photo by Alena Nikolayevich]

Next tour: October 11th till 27th, 2017
listen to the trio live in 2016 here: [track_1] [track_2]

Upcoming cd on NotTwo Records in spring 2017 !

concerts in 2016
December-11, Lviv, Philarmonic Hall, Festival JazzBez (UA)
December-12, Kracow, Alchemia (PL)

April-29, Lublin, Centre for Culture (PL)
April-30, Wroclaw, Jazz Nad Odra (PL)
May-01, Gdynia, Club Cyganeria (PL)
May-03, Vienna, Martinschlössl (AT)
May-05, Krakow, Alchemia (PL)

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Ken Vandermark has been investigating cutting-edge improvisational strategies within a vast array of musical contexts for nearly 30 years now. He’s been a vital link between the Chicago and European improvising communities. In 1999, he was awarded the MacArthur prize for music.

"I've praised the qualities of both Kugel and Tokar before ... Both men are extremely precise instrumentalists with a shared musical vision of sculpting jazz into a more universal musical language." - Stef Gijssels, Freejazz-stef, Belgium

Mark Tokar is a key figure in the ukrainian jazz scene" -, USA
"Tokar's larger-than-life tone and impeccable intonation is front-and-center ... " - John Vincent Barron,, USA

Klaus Kugel is a commanding force behind the drum set." - John Barron,, USA
"These three discs... show Kugel as a drummer whose nearly boundless energy and imagination cannot be confined by neat categories." - Ed Hazel, Signal To Noise, USA


booking: Jimi Wunderlich
+ 49 (0) 30 2944 9781

booking in Poland
Aleksandra Trzaska:

booking in Ukraine:
Mark Tokar: