Episode 4: “Billie Jean”

Michael Jackson’s smash dance hit from 1982 was interpreted seven times this evening, leaving time for a jam at the end, during which new musicians joined on stage to percuss and sing. Not everyone wore their silver glove, but they had it in their pocket, for sure.

27 September 2013 in Milla Club

Bille-Jean-Label

INTERPRETING ARTISTS

Eine Dirndlette (Franziska Eimer) + JJ Jones  –  Harp and heavenly crooning
Karger, Höricht, and Falk  –  Experimental jazz trio
Sons of Michael  –  A capella trio of men claiming to be the actual son of MJ
JJ Jones  –  Slide guitar version mashing with Riders on the Storm
Zuckervogel  –  Funky blues on the e-guitar
Miene Costa + Johann Bengen  (of Monaco Bagage)  –  Laughing / crying vocalization
Halluzinations Kompanee  –  Conjuring the spirit of Falco for Billie Jeannie

Joining in the jam: Michelle Rossi, Marc Frank, Esmeralda from Radio Minga

Photos by Same Old Song

Eine Dirndlette (Franziska Eimer) accompanies JJ Jones

Eine Dirndlette (Franziska Eimer) accompanies JJ Jones

Karger Höricht Falk

Karger Höricht Falk with an experimental jazz version

All of these young men claimed to be the son of MJ

All of these young men claimed to be the son of MJ

JJ plays an instrument on stage for the first time in his professional singing career

JJ Jones plays an instrument on stage for the first time in his professional singing career, mashing up “Billie Jean” with “Riders on the Storm”

Zuckervogel

Zuckervogel on stage for the first time in 25 years with a bluesy funky version

Monaco Bagage

Miene Costa and Johann Bengen of Monaco Bagage laugh and cry their way through this hilarious version that brought the house down.

Halluzinations Kompanee

Der Kaiser von Doo Dah, as part of Halluzinations Kompanee, attempts to conjure the spirit of Michael Jackson, but accidentally calls Falco out of the ethers.

Halluzinations Kompanee

The spirit of Falco appears with Halluzinations Kompanee to offer up a “Bille Jeannie.”

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