Author: Paul Brody

Composing: symphony, opera, film, theater

Potsdam concert based on diaspora themes: August 27th, 2022 jazzoffensive goes future: Diaspora, Migration & Identität https://fabrikpotsdam.de/event/804 Film composition commissoins New York-Berlin film production based on the life of Rose Auslaender. (2023) Composing for and performing with Münchner Kammerspiele actress, Jelena Kuljić. Film music and a live performance as part of the film. Director, Hans […]

Romeo and Juliet

Orchestral-electo compositions based on archive recordings of shakespearian actors. This theater production is in German but the melodic material of the musical accompaniment is based on recordings of British actors found in archive recordings. The production was for the Akzent Festival in Duisburg, Germany. Director, Kevin Barz. More info on youtube.

Sound Art based Composition

City of Weimar Commission (2023)  Sound design for the new public space that is currently being created in the Altstadt (Historic area). Storywalk Gleisdreieck (2022) https://www.campus-stadt-natur.berlin/parks-erfahrungsraeume/park-am-gleisdreieck/storywalk-gleisdreieck/ Storywalk Gleisdreieck was a commission from the city of Berlin (Dept. Gruen Berlin). It’s a collection of interviews from experts about the fascinating park history and nature. The musical […]

Museums Quartier, Vienna Artist in Residence

5 MINI OPERAS IN ORDINARY LANGUAGE just won a prize from the Association of Visual Artists in Germany. It started as an Artist in Residence project for the Museums Quartier in Vienna. The online presentation inspired new ideas, which lead to the prestigious prize. We are currently looking for a space to show the installation in the […]

Composer/soloist: Tango Toy: Klezmer Stories

This is the first jazz-klezmer oriented CD from Paul Brody. It was produced by the Berlin state radio station and  features bassist, Carlo Bica, pianist, Jens Thomas, and drummer, Reiner Winch. (Laika Records 2000)  

Composer/soloist: Animals & Cowboys

This sonic cartoon version of America is based on folk songs and lyrics found in a 50 cent Carl Sanburg collection. It features prominent musicians such as David Moss, Gayle Tufts, Billy Bang, Michael Rodach, Ed Schuller, Rudi Mahal, and Tony Buck from the Necks. (Nrw Jazz label 2002)