This grand formation had a majestic performance in honour of the 2021 UNESCO International Jazz Day. Unfortunately, this Enjoy Jazz concert could only be streamed at the time. Now, we luckily have the analogue live edition. The musicians are well known in the region and play in various constellations in the metropolitan Rhine-Neckar scene. Erwin Ditzner and Alexandra Lehmler’s line up references a joint initiative from the 2010s: the Hermann Art Kollektiv. The mission at the time was to pool creative heads from the scene and jointly enable the creation of multimedia and interdisciplinary projects, which were to be more than a string of different established working bands. The Hermann Art Kollektiv created “Jazz + xy” - a special free space in which the xy stands for ballet, dance, film spoken word theatre and performing arts. Everything is possible when these artists come together on stage. They know each other well and play everything from song, free improvisation, ethno-folk and jazz and will be accompanied tonight by creative visuals by Jaime Ramirez.