Dock in Absolute

Jean-Philippe Koch, David Kintziger, Michel Mootz

Dock in Absolute is made up of three professional musicians having studied at the Berklee College of Music Boston, Codarts University of Arts Rotterdam, Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken, including Michel Mootz (percussion), David Kintziger (E Bass) and Jean-Philippe Koch (piano and composition). With a shared love of jazz, they combine different styles of progressive Jazz, classical and rock, playing the pianist's own compositions and co-created their unique jazz style in 2012. The trio presented its music to many Festivals and venues including the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival, Beishan International Jazz Festival, Yokohama Jazz Promenade Festival, Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Brussels Jazz Marathon, Sibiu Jazz Festival, Jazzit Fest Torino, Paris Jazz Festival à la Cité, Ploiesti Hot Jazz Summit, Shenzhen Fringe Festival, Blues'n Jazz Rallye Luxembourg, Blues Express, Berlin B Flat, Luxembourg Jazz Meeting...

Dock In Absolute also brought his new album out in May, recorded at the Bauer Studios, under the Label CAM JAZZ Presents.

Their fresh approach to jazz allowed them to push boundaries, and to explore the potential of new unique wave of sounds while adding strength to the jazz field.


Piano, composition: Jean-Philippe Koch
Double bass: David Kintziger
Drums: Michel Mootz