Über Jon Hassell
Jon Hassell’s musical giant and a visionary 21st century. Succeeded by Miles Davis. Composer, trumpeter, experimenter, philosopher, godfather of world music and magic-makers futuristic musical vision Fourth World. He inspired a whole generation of collaborators like Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Kronos Quartet and Ry Cooder. He played on albums such stars as Björk, Baaba Maal and Ibrahim Ferrer. He composed music for films (such as Wim Wenders – The Million Dollar Hotel), dance and theater (The Netherlands Dance Theater, Peter Sellars). It combines timeless and groundbreaking cross pallets jazz avant-garde, minimalism, ambient, atmospheric electronics and confidential contacts with the spirituality of Indian and African musical cultures.