Composer, Pianist, Conductor


»Time and again, he finds wind beneath his musical wings, which carries the music. Light flows through his compositions, and in turn, they sound light, free, wild and unbridled.« (Ulrich Habersetzer, Bavarian Broadcasting)



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Christian Elsässer Jazz Orchestra at BR Abendschau

Here is our appearence in the TV Show “BR Abendschau”. Have fun with the videos!
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Christian Elsässer & NDR Big Band feat. Adam Nussbaum “Flying in Circles”

Christian Elsässer’s new big band album “Flying in Circles” will be released on April 27th 2015. The “Christian Elsässer Jazz Orchestra” will perform the music of the album at Jazzclub Unterfahrt in Munich on the day of the CD Release, April 27th 2015. You can order the CD at the Shop. | Price: 15,- € + 3,- € Shipping (within Germany)




Willy Astor & Münchner Rundfunkorchester

Christian Elsässer is currently working on the arrangements and compositions for a large programme with Willy Astor and the Munich Radio Orchestra. The concert will be on June 9th 2015 at Circus Krone in Munich and will be recorded by the Bavarian Broadcasting. The recording will be released on CD and DVD. Christian Elsässer will conduct the orchestra in this production.