Livemusic to Silent Movies
"Max Davidson Comedies"
Pass the gravy
Call of the cuckoo
Hal Roach, USA 1924-26
Susanne Peusquens (doublebass, Melodica and Percussion), Matthias Jahner (saxophones, clarinets)
Starting point of the four episodes with the comedian Max Davidson is the family, in which Davidson as a jewish family father search to protect the traditional values, harmony and money in situations between slapstick and the melancholy of the misfortune
The music plays with well-known topics and typical slapstickeffcts, additionally however with new instrumenting around elements of the modern improvisation and jewish music