Oliver Schwerdt | Germany









Oliver Schwerdt was born in Eisenach in 1979. As the two pianists J.S. Bach and J. Kühn before he moved from the small Thuringia town to Leipzig. Since 1999 Schwerdt has developed EUPHORIUM Productions as a basement for Contemporary Improvised Music & Creative Jazz, Dada Scenes there. A major activity is Schwerdts work as a musicologist exploring free improvised musical structures as culturelly relevant strategies of designing space.

Current projects:
ember with Urs Leimgruber, Alexander Schubert, Christian Lillinger
(Contemporary Improvised Chamber Music)
New Old Luten Trio with Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Christian Lillinger
(Dynamic Free Jazz Power)
Transatlantic Freedom Suite Tentet with Wadada Leo Smith, Axel Dörner, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Urs Leimgruber, Axel Andrae, Barre Phillips, Michael Haves, Christian Lillinger, Günter Baby Sommer.
(Free Acoustic Supergroup)
trnn with Alexander Schubert, Friedrich Kettlitz
(Hyperspeed Electronic Noise)
Friedrichsschwerdt with Friedrich Kettlitz
(Dadaistic Instrumental Scenes)