A.S.S. Concert & Promotion - Tour offers Summer 2005

A.S.S. CONCERT & PROMOTIONTour offers Summer 2005 JAZZKANTINEJAZZKANTINE just celebrated their 10th band anniversary and recorded it - the DVD will be out soon.The band will consist of 9 musicians during the upcoming festival season and will perform their wide "Best Of" program - duration: approximately 2 hours... but they love to overrun!www.jazzkantine.desteffen@ass-concerts.de 17 HIPPIES17 HIPPIES convinced multitudes of music lovers live already. They also convinced the TV station 3 SAT - in December there will be a recording with Marc Ribot (he will perform without his band and will be supported by the 17 HIPPIES exclusively!). On December, 19th at 11am on WDR "The matinée" live: "17 Hippies play guitar - featuring Marc Ribot" and on December, 30th at 2.15 pm on 3SAT: 17 HIPPIES - Live! In January and February there will be additional dates due to the release of their album "IFNI" and the band is still hot.www.17hippies.desteffen@ass-concerts.de MICHAEL KAESHAMMERMICHAEL KAESHAMMER is German born from Offenburg, but moved to Canada at age 17. There, he has already made it to a household name amongst jazz lovers. Since his first release in 1996 - "Blue Keys" - he is THE Canadian shooting star of jazz. Especially his 2000release - "No Strings Attached" - got him to finally break. Just looking at his various nominations and awards received so far sys it all: Nominee, Juno Awards 2001 - Best Contemporary Jazz Album "No Strings Attached".Winner, West Coast Music Awards 2001 - Male Artist of the Year Winner, West Coast Music Awards 2002 - Live Performer of the YearWinner, West Coast Music Awards 2002 - Musician of the YearNominee, Juno Awards 2004 - Best Contemporary Jazz Album "STRUT". NOT BAD for someone under age 30!!With his current album "STRUT" MICHAEL KAESHAMMER will be available in Europe in summer 2005.www.kaeshammer.compatrik@ass-concerts.de A.S.S. Concert & Promotion GmbHPatrik Mertens, Steffen Rabe, Uli BergmannRahlstedter Str. 92aD - 22149 Hamburg (Germany)tel. +49 (0)40 675699-0fax +49 (0)40 6778933e-mail: info@ass-concerts.dewebsite: www.ass-concerts.de