Nadia Maria Fischer
Born in Cologne, Germany, in 1964
Grew up in Tehran, Iran (1969-1974)
Studied jazz and popular music at Cologne Conservatory (Musikhochschule Köln) ... (1987-1993): Active as a freelance singer, arranger and composer etc. ...
Since 1989, concerts, tours, festivals, bands and projects...
Has released or contributed to a number of CDs since 1991...
Has worked together with – to name but a few – Johnny Clegg and Savouka, Simon Phillips, Jack Bruce, Ziggy Marley, Jerry van Reuen and the WDR Big Band, Celine Rudolph, Francesca Simone, Walter Dahn, Werner Neumann, Claus Fischer, Thomas Heberer, Axel Heilhecker, Frank Köllges, Dal Martino, Dietmar Fuhr...
Has taught since 1992, working with choirs, singers, actors and children. Presently teaches jazz and popular song, vocal harmonies and performance at the Carl Maria von Weber Conservatory in Dresden...
2004 solo debut album ‘Talk’ released in September 2005 on Double Moon Records as part of the Jazz Thing Next Generation series.
Bands and projects
Nadia Maria Fischer
Jazzfestival Burghausen 06
CityJazzNight 06 Braunschweig
Next Generation Festival Köln 06
Rheingau Musik Festival 07,
" Ladies´Night" mit Torun Eriksen
Aggrippina Quartett feat. Nadia Maria Fischer
THE JULIET LETTERS
lyrics and music from Elvis Costello& Brodsky Quartett
Kölner Pfandhaus Dez/07
Nadia Maria Fischer, (vocals)
Norbert Scholly (guitar)... Norbert Scholly---Nadia Maria Fischer has been working with Cologne-based guitarist Norbert Scholly since 2002. What initially began as an spontaneous session at a party quickly developed into a solid artistic partnership.(more information in Projekts)
Clowns & Engels,a theatreproduktion from perVers, direktet by Christoph Seeger- Zurmühlen ,actor in the ensemble of the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus 07/08
Singer, arranger and composer of the a cappella female quartet Harem 4, from 1994 to 2002, numerous concerts and festivals, including: 1995: Silent Film Festival Cologne, 1996: Nuremberg Bard Festival, Augsburg Festival of Voices, Munich Festival of Voices, 1997: Moers Jazz Festival, “In the air on the air”, WDR broadcasting production, 2002: Collaboration with Jerry van Reuen and the WDR Big Band
Jimmi Hendrix Memorial Concert
TV Production featuring artists such as Simon Phillips, Jack Bruce and Jule Neigel, 1992
Singer, keyboardist and songwriter in the band led by guitarist Axel Heilhecker, then subsequently Culture Cross; record contract with EMI Electrola in 1992, tour of Germany and Switzerland with Johnny Clegg and Savuka, TV production with Ziggy Marley
Singer and co-founder of Cologne cult band Soulcats, 1988-1992