- Yorgos Dimitriadis – dr
- Tommaso Vespo – p
- Jan Roder – b
Yorgos Dimitriadis, born in Thessaloniki Greece 1964, is a Berlin based percussionist, composer/improviser active in the fields of improvised music and contemporary jazz. In his original solo work he uses drums, cymbals and microphones to create real time sonic landscapes, with an emphasis on timbre, sound color and long durations.
Tommaso Vespo, Italian jazz pianist, active in the Italian and European free music scene; member of various groups and orchestras with which he has played in festivals in NY, London, Vienna and Italy; he has to his credit recordings as leader and member; since 2013 he has been member of BerIO.
Jan Roder, born 1968 in Lübeck, Germany, plays bass and electric bass. He moved to Berlin in 1995 where he encountered musicians the likes of Dörner, Mahall, and v. Schlippenbach with whom he has played until today. Roder considers his musical ‚home‘ to be post-free jazz and improvised music deeply rooted in the jazz tradition. He collaborates with musicians such as Aki Takase, Gunter Hampel, Irene Schweizer, Ulrich Gumpert, Ernst Ludwig Petrowski, Thomas Borgmann, Peter Brötzmann, WolfgangPuschnig, Axel Dörner, Willi Kellers, Michael Griener, Oliver Steidle, Silke Eberhard, Christof Thewes, Matthias Schubert, Olaf Rupp….. and in projects such as Monks Casino, Die Enttäuschung, Soko Steidle, Squakk, Derek plays Eric (on electric bass), Silke Eberhard Trio, Ulrich Gumpert Quartett and Workshop Band, he played concerts and festivals on some continents and also works as a soloist and from time to time as a studio musician.