Wild, crancy, authentic, soft, dissonant, awkward, abstracted, pretty, blissful These attributes describe precisely the music and the compositions of Katrin Scherer's latest project: "THE BLISS" Six musicians, who met before in other different musical projects, form this exceptional band. The German saxophonplayer and composer Katrin Scherer creates compositions, which are infuenced by the theory of composition by Olivier Messiaen as well as the contemporary jazz-avantgarde. The symbiosis of distinct compositions and musicians individual creativity guarantees a genuine sound-identity. Katrin Scherer studied jazz and composition at Folkwang Hochschule Essen and at Queens College in New York City. She's continuously working on her own expression of compositions and music, far away from any cliché, and she's writing music for numerous ensembles, between chamber musical context and BigBand. She was rewarded with several prizes, such as Folkwangpreis (2002), jazzwerkruhr (2005, 2008), promotion for concerts of female componists´ from NRW by the national Music Council (2009 with THE BLISS). Since 2007 she releases the music of her projects on her own label GREEN DEER MUSIC. Katrin scherer - alto saxophone, flute, composition john-dennis renken - trumpet sven decker - tenor saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet andreas wahl - guitars sebastian räther - double bass christian thomé - drums, glockenspiel.