In this episode I share with you the great chat I had with Bénédict Berna, the owner of Rhinoçéros an intimate Jazz Bar in Berlin you must to discover.
I’ve already spoken about Rhinoçéros in my first episode of the podcast Five best music bars in Berlin, but today we are going to discover it more in depth with Bénédict – Béné for friends – owner and founder of this gem in Prenzlauer Berg.
Bénédict opened the bar in November 2017 together with Martina his wife and they created a spot dedicated to the highest quality of sound, wines and drinks.
Then Bénédict’s passion for music is ever present; Rhinoçéros has a dedicated music corner consisting of a vintage sound system, a record player, and a vinyl collection.
Moreover the real inspiration for Rhinoçéros is Japanese Jazz kissa – small jazz cafés that function as listening rooms.
At Rhinoçéros you can find regular vinyl listening sessions such as – Astra Travelling focusing on spiritual Jazz, No Room For Squares, dedicated to genre defying records, – DJ events , exhibition and sometimes intimate live concerts.
Last week I met Bénédict right at Rhinoçéros and we talked about Rhinoçéros Jazz Bar in Berlin and much more.
EPISODE #14 RHINOÇÉROS JAZZ BAR with BÉNÉDICT BERNA
03:50 Bénédict and his passion for music starting from a very early age
07:50 The idea of a Bar with a concept driven by Japanese Jazz Kissa culture
16:23 Rhinoçéros as a point of reference for djs, musicians and insiders
20:00 Astra Travelling: a series of listening sessions highlighting special Spiritual Jazz records and the history, heritage and ongoing relevance of the genre
25:38 The Future of Berlin Music Scene
27:40 Upcoming events and the future of Rhinoçéros
LINKS OF #14 RHINOÇÉROS JAZZ BAR with BÉNÉDICT BERNA
OFFICIAL WEBSITE RHINOÇÉROS:
OFFICIAL FACEBOOK FAN PAGE RHINOÇÉROS:
OFFICIAL FACEBOOK FAN PAGE ASTRA TRAVELING:
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