Professional Organ Grinder with an animated monkey.
Large and wide repertoire of music and musical styles.
Dressed for the occasion and a top notch performance every time!
I only use authentic and traditional instruments, not a CD-player!
Demonstration of the technology from the turn of the last century
and in detail accurate historical explanations about all things in regards
to mechanical musical instruments and their applications in day to day use back then.
If for educational or entertainment purposes, you will be hard pressed to find anything quite alike my services.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 480 minutes
Languages: English, German, Hindi
What to Expect
Unless by request, there will be no repetition of any single tune, as there are hours and hours of music in my repertoire.
I'm rather low-key and do not force myself into the limelight; I can work as background ambience to your event.
But if you want me to, I also can M/C myself thru whatever set you had in mind or indulge into an educational monologue
about the background of this particular trade of musician and/or also a Q/A round.
Should I be in the right mood to do so, I will also occasionally sing the one or other tune, but I do not claim to be a great singer,
but then, so weren't most historical Cantastorians either...
To counter the one-sidedness of the repetitive sound of a single instrument, I will switch back and forth between my various music boxes
which will keep the performance fresh and interesting even thru a long day.
It is tradition to keep a hat for collections; however, that can either be geared towards a Charity of your choosing or removed entirely.
During a longer gig it would be customary to supply some food & drink for me, as well as someone who can occasionally watch my gear as necessary.
Please google VILM
Additional Booking Notes
- require close by secure Parking to unload/load my equipment
- I do *not* require: electricity or a tent
I play *everything*!
Marches, Waltzes, Classical, Ragtime, Modern Pop, Tom Lehrer tunes, Mack the Knife, rhythms from Cuba & Brazil, and so much more!!!!
and with enough prior notice (3 weeks) pretty much any tune you want to hear!
|Ingmar Krause||Organ Grinder|
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