Jan Klare (sax, fl, cl, comp) born 1961, has travelled many countries since the 80´s as a saxophonist, bandleader and composer, Jan was involved in numerous CD – and media productions with a lengthy list of reputated fellow musicians.. He has written music for varied occasions like jazz, contemporary music, dance, silent film, ethnical groups and so on. He has also written 2 chamber-operas.
Jan Klare has been rewarded some prices which underline his quality as musician in many fields. The last 10 years have been dedicated to the XXL orchestra “The Dorf”, groups like “1000″ or “Myanmar meets Europe” - just recently he cofounded a new label called “umland records” grouped around The Dorf.
He describes his work as a socological fieldresearch on audience habits and aural expectations.
* The Dorf
German podcasters Einfallsreich have produced a film on Jan Klare which you can see here: Einfallsreich, Jan Klare.