On Nov. 13, 2018, at 8pm, Jazz Duo PERPETUUM will be performing at the artists' space of GEDOK Heidelbergfor an evening of intricate compositions and lyrical improvisations.https://www.gedok-heidelberg.de/veranstaltungen/GERD BAIER and PHILIPP GUTBROD are an experimental jazz duo – playing piano and drums, respectively – who, together and separately, have performed on stages of major jazz venues and festivals all over Europe and the U.S. including Rockwood Music Hall (NYC), Iridium (NYC), A-Trane (Berlin), Jazzkeller (Frankfurt), Jazz an der Donau (Straubing) and the prestigious jazzclub in Burghausen, among others.GERD BAIER and PHILIPP GUTBROD’s partnership goes back to 1998, having first played side-by-side as members of the jazz combo NortHsidE QuaRteT.In 2007, GERD BAIER and PHILIPP GUTBROD completed PERPETUUM, an 8-song full-length release, and their debut recording as a duo. Featuring original compositions by both members, GERD BAIER and PHILIPP GUTBROD use their melodic themes as "points of departure" for bold and free improvisations, an approach they take both on stage and in the studio. PERPETUUM, recorded in Germany by the award-winning sound engineer Winnie Leyh, captures the flair and feel of their live performances. Music from this album as well as their open-air live performance in Regensburg was broadcast on German radio during an hour-long feature dedicated to the duo (Bayern 4 Klassik, November 9, 2007). .... In 2009, GERD BAIER and PHILIPP GUTBROD teamed up with Merce Cunningham Dance Company dancer Emma Desjardins, singer/actress Micaela Leon, and choreographer Anne Zuerner to form PROJECT PERPETUUM, a collaboration featuring the eclectic mix of piano and drum sound-scapes with large-scale dance and vocal improvisations. The debut performance of PROJECT PERPETUUM took place at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City. .... Perpetuum has been released in Germany on MKW Records (1707).