education

   

 

Pony Poindexter

Sri S.Rajaram

 

with:

subject:

town:

period:

  Pony Poindexter

saxophone, improvisation Mannheim 1977-78
  George Coleman
Lynn Oliver Studios

saxophone, improvisation
ensemble, big band
New York 1978
 

Elmar Bringezu

Karsten Gorzel

classical flute

saxophon, improvisation

Heidelberg

Freiburg

1979-80

!992 until now

  Jerry Bergonzi
Andy Mac Gee
Billie Pierce
Joe Viola

Phil Wilson
Herb Pomeroy

saxophone, improvisation


classical saxophone
composition, arrangement
Boston
1981-83
  Diploma of the Berklee College of Music
Boston 1983
  Selvaganesh carnatic rhythms Madras 1997
  S. Rajaram vocal lessons in
carnatic music
Madras 1996-99
  Kalakshtra College of Fine Arts carnatic music Madras 1998/99
  Madurai G.S. Mani carnatic music Madras 1999

         
   

 

musical activities

     
    country period:

Art Farmer


Alan Blairman


John Betsch

  Price at the Jazzfestival San Sebastian Spain 1977 & 80
  Tour with the Frederic Rabold Crew ( Goethe Institut ) Rumania 1979
  First record "Journey Agent" of the Rainer Pusch Quartet
(with Thomas Stabenow, Micki Kersting, Klaus Wagenleiter )
Germany 1980
  Creation of the Rainer Pusch Big Band Germany 1984
  Music for a comic-movie Löwenzahn (German TV) Germany 1985
  Composition & musical direction for several pieces at the
Heidelberg Theater
Germany 1986/87
  Radio production of the Rainer Pusch Big Band
feat.: Art Farmer
Germany 1986
  Concert of the Rainer Pusch Big Band on the Mannheim
Jazz-Festival under direction of Peter Herbolzheimer
Germany 1986
  Tour of the Rainer Pusch Big Band France 1986
  Creation of the Rainer Pusch Trio feat. : Alan Blairman Germany 1987
  Composition for Jazzsextet & Speaker
to a poem by E. Alexand
er
Germany 1988
  Tour & CD recording of the Rainer Pusch Trio meets
Horace Parlan
Germany,
France
1989
  Project with Claudine François & John Betsch Germany 1990
  Radio production of the Rainer Pusch Quartet at the Jazz-festivalBaden-Württemberg (Stuttgart) Germany 1990
  Concert of the Rainer Pusch Sextet feat. : Art Farmer Germany 1991
  Scholarship of the Art-Foundation Baden-Württemberg Germany 1991
  CD-recording with Karl Berger & the
" Süd Pool Ensemble "
Germany 1991
  Tour of the Rainer Pusch Trio Russia, Estonia, Littonia 1992

Horace Parlan


Peter Kowald


G.S.Mani

  Tour of the Rainer Pusch Quartet for the
Goethe Institute
Indonesia 1992
  Tour of the Rainer Pusch Quartet "French Connexion" with
Benoit Paillard, Michel Bismut & Patrice Heral
Germany 1993
  CD-recording & tour of the
Rainer Pusch & Horace Parlan Duo
Germany 1994
  CD recording & tour with the Gilles Trial Quartet France 1995
  Duo with the german bass player Peter Kowald Germany 1995
  Tour with Horace Parlan Germany 1996
  Recording for A. R. Rahman Madras, Bombay India 1997
  CD production & tour "The Beginning & the End"
under his own name with Jean Marie Frédéric,
Michel Bismut
& Patrice Heral
France 1997
  Tour duo RainerPusch/Mario Stantchev France
Germany
1997
  Scholarship by the ICCR for studies in Karnatic music at the Kalakshetra College of Fine Arts India 1998/99
  Private Studies with Madurai G.S. Mani India 1999
  Concerts with Ganesh Kumar, Selva Ganesh, Ranjit Barot,
Sivamani, Dr Balamuralikrishnan, Louis Banks, Karl Peters,
Amit Heri
a.o.
India 1998/99
  Concerts with Siegfried Kessler, Philippe Petrucciani,
Philippe Renaud
, Michel Barrot , Benoit Paillard,
Antoine Lisolo, Didier de la Guila,
a.o
France 2000/01
  Composition "Marga" for large wind ensemble for the
Bayrische Landesakademie
Germany 2002
  Concerts with his indian- jazz fusion group Karuna France 2003
  Ouaga Jazz festival (Ouagadougou) with Karuna Burkina Faso 2004
  Concert at theYvP Festival with the
Rainer Pusch Quartet (feat.:Thomas Stabenow,
Micki Kersting, Martin Scales)
Germany 2004
  CD production "Indian Song Book" France 2004/05 back to top
  Rainer Pusch Trio at the Birstonas Jazz Festival Litonia 2006  
  Rainer Pusch Quartet Reloaded Germany 2007  
  Tour to Estonia with the Rainer Pusch Quartet Reloaded Estonia 2008  
  Concert with Karuna feat.: ManickamYogeswaran vocal at the Kultursommerfestival Ludwigshafen Germany 2008  
  Concert & radio broadcasting (WDR) with CARNATIC Sax feat. Ramnath Gopalnat (Chennai, India) Germany, Switzerland 2009  
  Concert with Karuna feat.: ManickamYogeswaran vocal at the Kultursommerfestival Ludwigshafen Germany 2009  
  Concerts with Mridya (Delhi), Dr. Mysore Manjunath (Hampi, Bangalore, Mysore), Sanjay Deveja, Adrian D´Souza, Amit Heri (Bombay) India 2009  
  Concert with Ganesh & Kumaresh (Delhi) India 2010  
  Conerts with SHIVANOVA (Delhi & Bombay) India 2010  
  Concert Rainer Pusch Quartet "Horn Please" feat.: Ranjit Barot, Sanjay Deveja, Karl Peters at the Bb-Flat (Bangalore) India 2010  
  Concert Rainer Pusch Quartet "Horn Please" at the National theatre Mannheim Germany 2011  
  Opening concert Karuna Kshetra feat. Manickam Yogeswaram for the "neuer Deutscher Jazzpreis" Germany 2011  
  Concert with Rajat Prassana at the Raasrang World Flute Festival in New Delhi India 2011  
  Tour with KARUNA Kshetra feat. Manickam Yogeswaran
organized by the German Goethe Institut
India 2012  
  Rainer Pusch Trio feat. Ander Garcia & Miguel Benito Spain 2013  
  CruiseBoat Band Pacific Ocean 2014  
  Different concerts with Sonam Kalrat, Vasundra Vee, Think Floyd India 2014  
  Solo concerts for the 12ème Semaine Allemande in Montpellier France 2014  
  Rainer Puschs "Horn Please" feat. Michel Marre, Gabrielle Koehlhoefer, Dirik Schilgen Germany 2015  
  Rainer Puschs "Horn Please" feat. Michel Marre, Gabrielle Koehlhoefer, Joel Allouche organized for the 13ème Semaine Allemande in Montpellier France 2015  
   

 

 

 

 

teaching

  Rainer Pusch Big Band
in the Cave 54
Teacher for saxophone at the music school Wiesloch

Germany 1979-81
Teacher for saxophone at the music school Neckargemünd

Germany 1984-86
Teacher for jazz & pop music at the
State Conservatory Heidelberg-Mannheim
Germany 1986-94
Member of the commission for the developping of the
curriculum in jazz & pop music at the
State Conservatory Heidelberg-Mannheim
Germany 1990
Teacher for saxophone , big band, harmony theory at the
easter workshops
at the cultural center E-Werk
Erlangen
Germany 1986-90
Organisator & teacher for saxophone, ensemble,
harmony theory of the jazz workshops at the
cultural center Alte Feuerwache Mannheim
Germany 1986-89
Teacher for saxophone, big band, harmony theory at the
summer workshops
at the education center Inzigkofen
Germany 1988-96
Teacher of the workshop history & analysis of jazz
& pop music
at the State Conservatory Freiburg
Germany 1996
Teacher for saxophone at the music school Chorus Nîmes
& JAM Montpellier
France 1997
Teacher for improvisation, ensemble & saxophone at
IMFP Salon de Provence
France 2000-03
Teacher for saxophone, jazz at Cité de la Musique Marseille

France 2002
Teacher for saxophone, jazz at Promusica le Thor

France 2006  
  Private Teacher for saxophone, improvisation Mannheim Germany 2007
 

Jazz harmony- and Improvisation workshops at the
Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory

Bridge Music Academy (New Delhi)
L. Subramaniam School (Bangalore)


Nepal
India
India


2010

 
  Teacher for saxophone, imrovisation & jazz theory at the
Contemporary Music Academy of Beijing
China 2011 back to top
  Coach for saxophone and big band for the
Bayrische Landesjugend Big Band
Germany 2014