Akku Quintet are a Swiss band based in Berne, from where they dispense a minimalistic jazz groove to great effect. Drummer Manuel Pasquinelli founded the band in 2010.
Their first CD Stages of Sleep was released in May 2013 (Morpheus Records). The quintet then set the different phases of sleep to music. Their second Album Molecules was released in January 2015 (Morpheus Records) on CD and Vinyl. The piece Deep Sleep 2 is featured on the compilation CD Jazz made in Switzerland 2014/15 by SUISA and ProHelvetia. Aeon“ is the third album, released in march 2017.
Akku Quintet is touring regularly in Switzerland and abroad.