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Marcus Klossek is one of the growing number of guitarists who perform jazz on a Fender Telecaster, the archetype of the electric guitar.

A class of musicians that consists of many extraordinary artists; from Jimmy Bryant to Ed Bickert, Bill Frisell, Mike Stern, Jim Campilongo or Jakob Bro, just to name a few.

An established name within the Berlin jazz scene who knows to get to the point with his Electric Trio. A guitar, bass and drums; that's all it takes to make the songs of Marcus Klossek sound great!

His brand new album “Time Was Now”, the 8th release as a bandleader and the first one for Double Moon/Challenge Records, is another proof of exceptional storytelling composing skills which go far beyond the average guitar release.

Marcus Klossek has toured countless european clubs and festivals since his music studies at the University of Arts in Amsterdam.

He has also been an instructor for guitar, ensembles and workshops worldwide for many years.

Incidentally, his virtuoso guitar playing has made him one of the busiest musicians with dozens of great appearances on albums by bands and projects of the german jazz scene.

Really good stories don't need to be flashy and loud in order to lodge themselves in our hearts.

“In jazz there is a demand, that on and with the instruments stories should be told. Marcus Klossek, the guitarist from Berlin, is someone who has internalized this.” Martin Laurentius / Jazz Thing


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„Vitality statement, Conclusion: This music belongs on stage!“ Ralf Dombrowski, Jazzthing 111

„In Jazz there is a demand, that on and with the instruments stories should be told. Marcus Klossek, the guitarist from Berlin, is someone who has internalized this.“ Martin Laurentius, Jazzthing 96

„There is an incredible amount of pleasure and imagination involved - that is Jazz in all its many facets!“ Carina Prange, Jazzdimensions

”There is, understandably, a film score feel to this album that sounds like music that might accompany a reissue of a film from the new-wave of German cinema in the '60s

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Primary Instrument

Guitar, electric

Location

Berlin

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

If you are interested in taking a lesson please just contact me. I’m teaching all levels just hoping that the guitarist is nice and easy. :-)) In addtion to the traditional “in person” format in Berlin, i am also giving lessons using SKYPE. 1 hour skype-lesson is 40 € payable in advance via paypal after email confirmation. I’m also adding new lessons regularly to my download-lesson section on my website.

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Albums

Album Unexpected Skies - Single by Marcus Klossek

Unexpected Skies -...

Double Moon Records
2020

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Album Time Was Now by Marcus Klossek

Time Was Now

Double Moon Records
2020

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Album Taken From The Skies by Marcus Klossek

Taken From The Skies

Unit Records
2018

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Album Swirlin' Times by Marcus Klossek

Swirlin' Times

Unit Records
2015

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Album Now&Again by Marcus Klossek

Now&Again

Mons Records
2012

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Album As We Are by Marcus Klossek

As We Are

Jardis Music
2001

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Up Close

Up Close

Marcus Klossek
Time Was Now

Unexpected Skies

Unexpected Skies

Marcus Klossek
Unexpected Skies - Single

II Taken From The Skies

II Taken From The Skies

Marcus Klossek
Taken From The Skies

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