Marino Pliakas (MPI)
LAC-E083
Lagerstrasse 2
8090 Zürich


Telefon direkt:
marino.pliakas@phzh.ch

Dozent
Primarstufe
A-PS-MUP (Musik und Performance)
Musik

Tätigkeiten an der PH Zürich

Dozent Gitarrenunterricht

Lehre

MK W120
Schulpraktische Liedbegleitung 2

Profil

Aus- und Weiterbildung

1984 1988 Instrumental-Lehrdiplom Konservatorium Zürich
1987 1995 Studium Phil. I Universitäten Zürich und St. Petersburg (Osteurop. Geschichte, Musikwissenschaft, Russistik - ohne Abschluss)

Berufstätigkeit

ab 1985 heute Instrumentallehrtätigkeit an Jugendmusikschulen, Mittelschulen, SPG/PHZH (seit 1990)
Privatworkshops
Internationale Konzerttätigkeit
div. Kulturpolitische Engagements

Spezialkenntnisse / inhaltliche Arbeitsschwerpunkte

Berufspraktisch orientierter Instrumentalunterricht
Zeitgenössische Musik
Kammermusik

Publikationen – Referate – künstlerische Leistungen

Publikationen

2013 FULL BLAST [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller] [et alt.]: "Full Blast" (on Disc 5). In: Long Story Short, Hg. Peter Brötzmann/Unlimited Wels (5CD Box, Trost Records, Wien 2013)   
2013 NOHOME [Caspar Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller]: "NOHOME" (CD/2LP, Trost Records TR 119, Wien 2013)  
2013 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]/MICHAEL WERTMUELLER: "Zeitschrei" (CD/LP, Trost Records TR 117, Wien 2013)  
2013 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND Extended [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli plus 8 winds]/MARC KILCHENMANN: "Sederunt Principes" (CD, D.B.Waves 001, Zürich 2013)  
2011 FULL BLAST [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller] & Friends [Ken Vandermark, Thomas Heberer, Dirk Rothbrust]: „Sketches and Ballads" (CT/LP, Trost, TR107, Wien 2011)  
2010 FULL BLAST [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller] + Friends [Keiji Haino, Peter Evans, Mars Williams]: „Crumbling Brain“ (LP, Okka Disc ODL 10011, Chicago 2010)  
2010 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]/ FELIX PROFOS: "Get Out of My Room" (CD, GROB 961 , Köln 2010)   
2009 FULL BLAST [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller]: „Black Hole“ / „Live in Tampere“ (2CD, Atavistic Records ALP195CD, Chicago 2009)  
2009 RUPP-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER [Olaf Rupp, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller]: " Too Much Is Not Enough" (CD, FMP CD 135, 2009)  
2008 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller]: "Live at Tonic / Farewell" (CD, Eigenverlag, erhältlich nur direkt von den Künstlern, lim. 300er-Auflage, 2008)  
2007 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller] [et alt.]: "Track 1". In: SONICPROTEST 2007 [Various Artists] (2CD, Textile, 2007, CarbonDist)  
2007 MÖSIÖBLÖ [Christoph Gallio, Sylvia Nopper, Marino Pliakas, Thomas Eckert]: "AMPLE FOOD" (CD, Percaso 027 , 2007)   
2007 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "ZONE 2" (CD, GROB 859 , 2007)   
2006 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER [Peter Brötzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmüller]: "Full Blast" (CD, Jazzwerkstatt jw001, 2006, ITM/fmp publish.)  
2005 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "Wertmueller" (CD, GROB 655, 2005)   
2003 Ma Bohème [Robert Braunschweig, Marino Pliakas, Beat Unternährer, Christoph Brunner]: Kompositionen von Ali Osman (ET), Nahla Mattar (ET), Alfred Zimmerlin (CH), Christoph Gallio (CH), Annette Schmucki (CH) und Khaled Shokry (ET); In : Lisa Schiess, Ma Bohème, Katalog zur 9. Internat. Biennale Kairo 2003 (Buch und CD, Bern: Bundesamt für Kultur, 2003)  
2002 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli/Pierre Huyghe(F)/Tyler Whisnand(USA)]: "SSCL214" (DVD, ‘loud&clear’, Bifrons/Amsterdam 2002)  
2001 MöSIöBLö [Christoph Gallio, Sarah Maurer, Thomas Eckert, Marino Pliakas] "à Robert Filliou" (CD, Percaso 19, CH, 2001)  
2001 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "unknown song/zone" (feat. Simone Vollenweider, voc.) (7"-Vinyl-Single , Moon records S019, 2001)  
2001 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "ac/dB[hayden]" (CD, GROB 316, 2001)  
2001 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "ac/dB[hayden]" (LP, limited edition, GROB 316LP, 2001)  
2001 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "Budapest" (CD, GROB 315, 2001)  
2001 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "The Box" (2CDs/1Vinyl-Single, MULTIGROB 001, 2001 - limited edition!!)  
1999 DIE FIRMA & PETER WEBER [et alt.][Christian Strässle, Mathes Seidl, Martin Birnstiel, Marino Pliakas]: "WIM - Radio Days" (CD, stv/asm 001, CH, 1999)  
1998 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "Live" (CD, Unit 4104, 1998)  
1996 SLUDGE 2000 [et alt.] [Stephan Wittwer, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli]: "The Field Recordings 3 (CD, X-OR FR3, NL, 1996)  
Konzerttourneen in Europa (CH, F, NL, B, D, A, N, FIN, SWE, DK, I, E, UK, P, H, CZ, SK, SLO, SRB, HR, BiH, MK, PL, RUS, LIT, LT, UKR, ROM, TR), Nord-/Südamerika (USA, CAN, BRA), Aegypten, Israel, Südafrika, Mozambique, Japan und China als Gitarrist und Bassist in den Bereichen Neue Musik, Freejazz/ Improvisation, Avant-Rock.   
Wichtigste Formationen: Steamboat Switzerland (mit Dominik Blum u. Lucas Niggli), FULL BLAST (Broetzmann-Pliakas-Wertmueller), NOHOME (Caspar Broetzmann-Pliakas-Wertmueller), HADRON (Pliakas-Wertmueller), KK.Null-Pliakas-Wertmueller, Rupp-Pliakas-Wertmueller, Die Firma (improvising string quartet; oft zusammen mit Peter Weber, Autor), SLUDGE 2000/3000 (mit Stephan Wittwer u. Lucas Niggli), Wittwer-Pliakas-Wertmueller, Mösiöblö (u.a. mit Christoph Gallio) etc.  
Zusammenarbeit u.a. mit Caspar Broetzmann, Peter Broetzmann, John Cale, Nels Cline, Holger Czukay, Jacques Demierre, David Dramm, eRikm, Terry and Andy Ex, Flea, Nick Franglen, FM Einheit, Mats Gustafsson, Marian Gold, KK.Null, Jaki Liebezeit, Keiji Haino, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Phil Minton, Mouse on Mars, Steve Noble, Norbert Moeslang, Larry Polansky, Josh Pollock, Jim O'Rourke, Olaf Rupp, Ken Vandermark, Trevor Watts, Michael Wertmueller, Stephan Wittwer, Kenny Wollesen, Otomo Yoshihide  

Referate, Ausstellungen, Konzerte

2014 Dominik BLUM, Marino PLIAKAS, Michael WERTMUELLER: Jan 30 CH-Zürich, Filmpodium, Stummfilmbegleitung zu "Orlacs Hände" v. Robert Wiene
2014 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Feb 22 ITA-Novara, Novara Jazz/Conservatorio; Feb 23 ITA-Forli, Area Sismica; Feb 24 AUT-Vienna, Potgy&Bess
2014 MusikFabrik feat. MARINO PLIAKAS: April 6 GER-Cologne, Grosser Saal des Funkhaus WDR: Ensemble MusikFabrik feat. M.P., Dirk Rothbrust (drums) and Peter Brötzmann (reeds) playing "antgonisme contrôlé" [et.alt.] by Michael Wertmüller
2014 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: March 22 GER-Berlin, MaerzMusik Festival/Akademie der Künste: "Anschlag", opera by Michael Wertmüller feat. STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND plus Stringquartet, Percussion, three singers, singer/speaker
2013 ENSEMBLE MOSAIK feat. MARINO PLIAKAS: Nov 2 AUT-Vienna, Wien Modern Festival, Semperdepot: Ensemble Mosaik feat. M.P. playing "time involved in processing" [et.alt.] by Michael Wertmüller
2013 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Dec 12 CHINA-Shenzhen, Jim-Festival, Q Cafe/999Royal Suites &; Dec 13 CHINA-Shanghai, Jim-Festival, Power Station Of Art; Dec 14 CHINA-Beijing, Jim-Festival, Beijing 22/Today Art Museum
2013 NOHOME [Caspar Brötzmann, guit; Marino Pliakas, ebass; Michael Wertmüller, drums]: May 15 RUS-Moscow, DOM; May 17 RUS-St.Petersburg, SKIF Festival; May 19 GER-Moers, Moers Festival; Sept 22 NL-Tilburg, Incubate Festival; Sept 28 AUT-Innsbruck, Klangspuren Festival/Heart of Noise festival @ pmk; Sept 29 AUT-Vienna, Chelsea Club; Dec 5 GER-Hamburg, MS Stubnitz; Dec 6 GER-Berlin, Volksbühne: NOHOME feat. FM Einheit (Berlin CD release show!)
2013 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr] 12 x im Kunstraum Walcheturm Zürich: April 13 - Mai 6 - Juni 11 - Juli 5 - August 30 - September 25 - Oktober 29 - November 14 - Dezember 12 - 2013: Januar 16 - Februar 7 - März 13
2013 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: Aug 17 CH-Lucerne, Lucerne Festival: "Anschlag", opera by Michael Wertmüller feat. STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND; Nov 10 CH-Basel, Theater Basel: "Anschlag", opera by Michael Wertmüller feat. STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND; Nov 16 CH-Zurich, Tage für Neue Musik: STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND Extended Ensemble playing "Orange Slice" by David Dramm
2013 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: June 18 CH-Zürich, WIM; June 26 CH-Zürich, Exil (Zurich CD release show!); Nov 17 CH-Bern, Progr; Nov 21 GER-Regensburg, Leerer Beutel; Nov 22 AUT-Vienna, Porgy&Bess, Portrait Michael Wertmüller: Ensemble Nikel, 2nd set with STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND; Nov 23 AUT-Vienna, Porgy&Bess, Portrait Michael Wertmüller: Vienna CD release show! STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND play "Zeitschrei" (Trost Records, Vienna)
2012 BLOMZEIT [Michael Wertmüller, drums, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Kalle Kalima, eguit]: Mar 24 GER-Berlin, Ausland
2012 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Feb 25 CH-Wetzikon, Jazfestival; Okt 5 AUT-Wien, Chelsea Club; Okt 6 ROM-Sibiu, JazzAndMore Festival; Okt 12 LIT-Vilnius, Jazzfestival; Okt 13 ESP-Barcelona, LEM-Festival, CaixaForum; Okt 14 POR-Porto, Passos Manuel; Okt 15 POR-Lissabon, ZdB; Dec 6 GER- Berlin, Festsaal Kreuzberg; Dec 16 AUT-Graz, Stockwerk, Open Music Serie
2012 HADRON [WERTMUELLER-PLIAKAS drums/electr&ebass]: Sept 11 RSA-Johannesburg, Wits Amphitheatre (Workshop and Concert); Sept 12 RSA-Cape Town, Mahogany Room; Sept 13 RSA-Durban, Unyazi Electronic Music Festival, UKZN Howard College Theatre (Workshop and Concert); Nov 1 GER-Hannover, ExTempore Festival (plus 2.11. Podiumsdiskussion)
2012 NOHOME [Caspar Brötzmann, eguit, Michael Wertmüller, drums, Marino Pliakas, ebass]: July 21 GER-Berlin, À l'Arme! Festival, Radialsystem; Aug 30 GER-Berlin, Radialsystem , NOHOME feat. FM Einheit
2012 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr] 12 x im Kunstraum Walcheturm Zürich: April 13 - Mai 6 - Juni 11 - Juli 5 - August 30 - September 25 - Oktober 29 - November 14 - Dezember 12 - 2013: Januar 16 - Februar 7 - März 13
2012 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: Aug 23 AUT-Saalfelden, Internat. Jazzfestival; Aug 24 GER-Riedlingen, Lichtspielhaus; Aug 26 GER-Springe-Vöcksen b. Hannover, Hermannshof; Aug 31 CH- Uster, PAM; Nov 29 CH-Zürich, SPUNK
2012 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND EXTENDED: SEDERUNT PRINCIPES, Ein komponiertes Progamm von Marc Kilchenmann mit Musik von steamboat switzerland, Perotinus Magnus, Hermann Meier und Marc Kilchenmann, Feb 2 CH-Bern, Reitschule Dachstock; Feb 4 CH-Zürich, Kunstraum Walcheturm; Feb 5 CH-Chur, Stadttheater, Feb 6 CH-Basel, Gare du Nord
2012 Und ich schüttelte einen Liebling: June 12 CH-Zürich, Galerie Werk2, Texte von Friederike Mayröcker und Ernst Jandl, Lesung v. Lilly Friedrich und Egon Fässler, Improvistion: Mathes Seidl (viola) u. Marino Pliakas (kb/git)
2011 BLOMZEIT [Michael Wertmüller, drums, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Kalle Kalima, eguit]: Aug 31 GER-Berlin, Senatsreservenspeicher
2011 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Feb 6 GER-Berlin, Clubtransmediale Festival, HAU Theater, FB feat. Mats Gustafsson; Mar 2 DK-Aarhus, Ljud/Musiccafeen; Mar 3 SWE-Norrköping, Annan Musik/Konstmuseum
2011 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: June 22 CAN-Montreal, Festival Suoni del Popolo/Casa del Popolo; June 24 CAN-Vancouver, Internat. Jazzfestival, Roundhouse 2 shows 7pm and 9pm; June 25 CAN-Edmonton, Internat. Jazzfestival, Yardbird Suite; June 26 USA-New York, Williamsburg/Brooklyn, Undead Festival, Public Assembly (main stage; without M.P., refused by U.S. homeland security!)
2011 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Sept 18 GER-Berlin, Akademie der Künste (Deutscher Jazzpreis an Peter Brötzmann); Sept 19-23 GER-Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Workshop Freie Musik: Sessions FULL BLAST with workshop members & guests: Alexander von Schlippenbach, Kalle Kalima, Olaf Rupp, Eric Schaefer, Oliver Steidle, Jan Roder, Antonis Anissegos, Johannes Bauer, Conny Bauer, Bo Wiget etc.; Nov 6/11 AUT-Wels, Unlimited Festival, Alter Schl8hof
2011 HADRON [WERTMUELLER-PLIAKAS drums/electr&ebass]: Jan 25 CH-Zürich/Walcheturm
2011 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr] „play Wertmüller“: Nov 26 CH-Lucerne, Lucerne Festival at the piano, KKL Luzernsaal
2011 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: Mar 13 AUT-Bludenz, Jazz Tage Bludenz; Mar 25/11 GER-Berlin, MaerzMusik Festival, Trafo/Tresor: STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND / Ensemble Courage play "Bildmusik" von Wertmüller/Lillevan
2010 "MECHANICAL MADNESS": Sept 15 GER-Berlin/ Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg: Michael Wertmüller (CH), Schlagzeug; Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass; Kalle Kalima (FIN), E-Gitarre, Elektronik; StickBoy (Robot), Schlagzeug; Fingers (Robot), E-Gitarre
2010 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Jan 22 CH-Zurich/ Zwei Tage Zeit, Rigiblick Theater; Jan 23 ITA- Forlì/ Areasismica
2010 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Oct 14 CH-Bern/ Dampfzentrale, FB and Guests feat. Ken Vandermark/Thomas Heberer/Dirk Rothbrust; Oct 16 GER-Donaueschingen/ Donaueschinger Musiktage, FB and Guests feat. Ken Vandermark/Thomas Heberer/Dirk Rothbrust; Oct 17 CH-Zürich/ Moods, FB and Guests feat. Ken Vandermark/Thomas Heberer/Dirk Rothbrust; Oct 18 AUT-Vienna/ Porgy & Bess, FB and Guests feat. Ken Vandermark/Thomas Heberer/Dirk Rothbrust
2010 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Sept 25 FRA-Toulouse/ Théâtre du Pavé; Sept 28 GER-Köln/ Stadtgarten; Sept 29+30 UK-London/ Cafe Oto; Oct 1 GER-Leipzig/ Leipziger Jazztage, Oper Leipzig; Oct 9 NL-Amsterdam/ Bimhuis, FB feat. Ken Vandermark; Dec 3 PL-Lublin/ Varshtaty Kultury; Dec 5 UKR-Uzhgorod/ City Theater; Dec 6 UKR-Lviv(Lemberg)/Philhamony; Dec 7 UKR-Ternopil/ City Theater; Dec 8 UKR-Ivano-Frankivsk/ Philharmony
2010 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Sept 3 HUN-Budapest/ A38 Ship, Ujbuda Jubilee Jazzfestival; Sept 8 SLO-Ljubljana/ Metelkova/Gromka; Sept 16 POL-Warsaw/ Powiekszenie Club, FB feat. Mars Williams; Sept 17 POL-Krakow/ Alchemia/Fabrika, FB feat. Mars Williams; Sept 18 FRA-Albi/ Rock in Opposition Festival, FB feat. Mars Williams; Sept 19 NL-Tilburg/ Incubate Festival; Sept 23 FRA-Metz/ Théâtre du Saulcy; Sept 24 AUT-St.Johann/ Musik Kultur
2010 MöSIöBLö: Mar 17 CH-Zurich/ Moods, Mösiöblö plays AMPLE FOOD FOR STUPID THOUGHT (composition by Christoph Gallio) - a tribute to the fluxus artist feat. Sylvia Nopper, voc., Christoph Gallio, sax, Thomas Eckert, clar., Marino Pliakas, guitar
2010 RUPP-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER [Olaf Rupp (D), E-Guit /Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass /Michael Wertmueller (CH), Drums]: Nov 28 GER-Hofheim a.T./ Jazzclub
2010 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond organ, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: Oct 6 GER-Dresden-Hellerau/ Tonlagen Festival: STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND / Ensemble Courage play "Wertmüller"
2010 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond orgon, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: Mar 5 CH-Zurich/ Kunstraum Walcheturm; May 20 CH-Basel/ Gare Du Nord; Aug 7 POR-Lissabon/ Jazz em Agosto
2009 ENSEMBLE MOSAIK/ENSEMBLE NIKEL feat. MICHAEL WERTMUELLER and MARINO PLIAKAS: Jan 27 GER-Berlin/ Ultraschall Festival, Radialsystem V; Feb 19 ISR-TelAviv/ Biennal, Museum of Modern Art
2009 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Aug 27 FRA-Mulhouse/Festival Météo
2009 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Feb 4 CH- Geneva/ LeKab-L’Usine; Feb 22 ISR-Jerusalem/ Hatzolelet Yellow Submarine; Feb 23 ISR-Tel Aviv/ Levontin 7; May 14 FRA-Tours/ Le Petit Fâcheux; May 15 SLO-Cerkno/ Jazz Festival; May 16/09 SRB-Belgrade/ RingRing Festival
2009 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Japan Tour: Dec 4 JAP-Tokyo/ Pit Inn (2nd set with Toshinori Kondo); Dec 5 JAP-Tokyo/ Pit Inn (2nd set with with Otomo Yoshihide); Dec 6 JAP-Osaka/ Nu Things; Dec 7 AP-Kobe/ Guggenheim House; Dec 8 JAP-Nagoya/ Tokuzo; Dec 9 JAP-Tokyo/ SuperDeluxe, Brötzfest 2009 (with Jim O'Rourke, Akira Sakata, Otomo Yoshihide).
2009 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: US East Tour: June 9 USA-Pittsburgh PA/ New Hazlett Theater; June 10 USA-Baltimore MD/ The Windup Space; June 11 USA-Washington DC/ Velvet Lounge; June 12 USA-St.Louis MO/ LEMP Arts Center; June 13 USA-Chicago IL/ Empty Bottle; June 14 USA-New York/ Vision Festival, Abrons Art Center
2009 IVES #1 [Thomas Mahmoud (D), Voc, Gerd Rische (D), Electronics, Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass, Michael Wertmueller (CH), Drums]: Nov 13 GER-Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Kreuztambul Festival, Musique Noire - Ilhan Mimaroglu Tribute Nacht
2009 PESTHAUCH DER ENTROPIE (feat. members of Mouse on Mars, Full Blast, Steamboat Switzerland, Ensemble Mosaik) [Jan St Werner (D), electr., Ernst Surberg (D), Piano, Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass, Michael Wertmueller (CH), Drums]: Nov 14, NL- 's-Hertogenbosch/ Novembermusic Festival
2009 RUPP-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER [Olaf Rupp (D), E-Guit, Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass, Michael Wertmueller (CH), Drums]: May 26 GER-Weikersheim/ Club W71; May 27 GER-Köln/ Loft; Oct 2 GER-Berlin/ Aufsturz
2009 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND [Dominik Blum, hammond orgon, Marino Pliakas, ebass, Lucas Niggli, dr]: June 19 GER-München/ Musica Viva Festival, Muffathalle
2008 ENSEMBLE MOSAIK feat. MICHAEL WERTMUELLER and MARINO PLIAKAS: Dec 10 GER-Berlin/ Kulturbrauerei, Open Sources, among other pieces: new piece by Michael Wertmueller, ENSEMBLE MOSAIK feat. Pliakas/Wertmueller
2008 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Jan 11 FRA-Marcq-en-Baroeul/Lille/ Festival Jazz en Nord, Jan 12 BEL-Brugge/ De Werf, Jan 17 GER-Darmstadt/ Oetingervilla (feat. Rainer Lind, without sick PB), Mar 23 AUT-Vienna/ Porgy&Bess: BPW feat. Ken Vandermark, Mar 24 GER-Berlin/ B-Flat: BPW feat. Ken Vandermark!, Mar 27 CH-Chur/ Stadttheater, Mar 28 CH-Bern/ Dampfzentrale, May 02 UK-Cheltenham/ JAZZ FESTIVAL (10th Annyversary), BBC3 live show: BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER
2008 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: May 31 NL-Groningen/Grand Theatre, June 4 BRA-Sao Paulo, SESC Vila Mariana, June 5 BRA-Porto Alegre, Goethe Institute, June 6 BRA-Porto Alegre, Clio Club, July 19 GER-Glauchau/ Internat. Jazz Festival
2008 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Nov 5 GER-Mannheim/ Enjoy Jazz Festival: Broetzmann-Pliakas-Wertmueller feat. Peter Evans (tp), Mars Williams (sax) and Keiji Haino (eguit), Nov 6 GER-Berlin/ Jazzfest Berlin: Broetzmann-Pliakas-Wertmueller feat. Peter Evans (tp), Mars Williams (sax) and Keiji Haino (eguit)
2008 FULL BLAST [BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER]: Nov 7 GER-Munich/ Unterfahrt, Nov 15 UK- London/ London Jazz Festival, Nov 18 GER-Wuppertal/ Pina-Bausch-Tage: Broetzmann-Pliakas-Wertmueller feat. Ken Vandermark, Dec 20 SK- Bratislava/Nextmusic Festival
2008 IVES #1 [Thomas Mahmoud (GER), Voc, Gerd Rische (GER), Electronics, Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass, Michael Wertmueller (CH), Drums]: Jan 30 GER-Berlin, Maria am Ostbahnhof, Clubtransmediale Festival; Mar 01 GER-Cologne/ Nozart XII Festival; May 10 LV-Riga/ Sound Forest'08
2008 MICHAEL WERTMUELLER & MARINO PLIAKAS: Jan 18 GER-Würzburg/ Cafe Cairo; July 5 AUT-Graz, Forum Stadtpark
2008 MöSIöBLö: Oct 25 CH-Baden, GNOM/Galerie anixis, Mösiöblö plays AMPLE FOOD: (composition by Christoph Gallio)- a tribute to the fluxus artist feat. Sylvia Nopper, voc., Christoph Gallio, sax, Thomas Eckert, clar., Marino Pliakas, guitar
2008 NOCH 2: [Mouse on Mars & Michael Wertmüller/comp, drums & Marino Pliakas/E-Bass & Ernst Surberg/piano]: Feb 16 GER--Berlin/ Akademie der Kuenste, Studio Hanseatenweg
2008 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Aug 28 CH-Chur/Kulturhaus, The Steamboat Switzerland Extended Ensemble plays compositions by Felix Profos: 1. Erster Tanz für Setschlagzeug Duo (2008), 2. Large Composition No.1 für Ensemble (2003), 3. Get Out Of My Room (GOOMR) für STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND (2006); Aug 29 CH- Bern/ Dampfzentrale, The Steamboat Switzerland EE plays Felix Profos, Aug 30 CH- Winterthur/ Gaswerk (Winterthurer Musikfestwochen), The Steamboat Switzerland EE plays Felix Profos
2008 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Jan 25 GER-Bielefeld/ Bunker Ulmenwall; Jan 26 GER-Schorndorf/ Kulturforum; Jan 28 AUT-Graz/ Jazzcafe Stockwerk; Feb 14 FRA-Paris/ CCS
2008 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: June 19 USA-Los Angeles/Hollywood, ResBox @ Steve Allen Theater; June 20 USA-Oakland, Grand 21; June 23 CAN-Victoria BC, Jazzfest/Open Space; June 25 CAN-Vancouver BC, International Jazz Festival: 1 pm work shop at Tom Lee Music Hall, concert 5.30 pm The Western Front; June 27 CAN-Calgary AB, Jazz Festival/Odyssey Room, SAIT Polytechnic; June 28 CAN-Montréal QB, Festival International de Jazz/Studio Hydro-Québec - Monument-National
2008 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Sept 4 GER-Mannheim, Alte Feuerwache; Oct 19 AUT-Vienna, Porgy & Bess; Nov 2 FIN-Tampere/ Tampere Jazz Happening; Dec 17 CH-Bern/ Progr
2007 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: April 10 USA-Buffalo/Hallways, April 11 USA-New York/Tonic, April 12 USA-Chicago/Empty Bottle, April 13 USA-Baltimore/Red Room, April 14 USA-Philadelphia/Ars Nova Workshop, April 16 USA-Atlanta/Eyedrum, April 17 USA-Athens GA/40 Watt Club, April 18 USA-Providence RI/AS220, April 27 HUN-Gyoer/Mediawave Festival, May 5 FRA-Paris/Sonic Protest Festival, May 6 FRA-Bourges/Emmetrop, Oct 11 D-Heidelberg/EnjoyJazz Festival, Karlstorbahnhof
2007 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: Nov 2+3 D-Berlin/Schlot, ‘“Round Midnight I +II“ – Special at Schlot mit: Peter Broetzmann, Marino Pliakas, Michael Wertmueller, Johannes Bauer, Conny Bauer, Thomas Clayton, Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, Nov 6 HR-Zagreb/NoJazz Festival, Nov 8 FRA-Poitiers/Carré Bleu, Nov 9 ITA-Gradisca/All Frontiers Festival, Nov 15 ESP-Madrid/Festival de Jazz San Juan Evangelista, Nov 25 CH-Zurich/Unerhoert Festival @ Moods, Dec 20 ISR-Tel Aviv/Ha’Pzura Festival
2007 ENSEMBLE MOSAIK feat. MICHAEL WERTMUELLER and MARINO PLIAKAS: Nov 23 UK-Huddersfield /Huddersfiel Contemporary Music Festival, Dec 6 D-Berlin, Kulturbrauerei
2007 IVES #1 [Thomas Mahmoud (GER), Voc; Gerd Rische (GER), Electronics; Marino Pliakas (CH), E-Bass; Michael Wertmueller (CH), Drums]: Oct 5 D-Berlin/Lovelite,Mutationsclub, Oct 6 D-Hamburg/Westwerk, Oct 7 D-Köln/Studio 672
2007 RUPP-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: März 18 D-Rostock/ Stubnitz
2007 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Juni 10 NL-Amsterdam/Holland-Festival, BIM-Huis: STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND Extended Ensemble plays „ORANGE SLICE“ and the „LAST JUKEBOX ON EARTH“, by David Dramm with Louis Andriessen, Anne La Berge, Cor Fuhler, Peter van Bergen and others
2007 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Jan 11 CH-Zurich/Moods, Jan 18 A-Innsbruck/p.m.k., Jan 19 D-Dachau/Jazz eV - Cafe Teufelhart, Jan 20 A-St.Johann i.T./Muku - Alte Gerberei, März 17 D-Berlin/MaerzMusik Festival, Juni 4 D-Dresden/Saloppe, Juni 18 D-Köln/Loft, CD-Release-Party, „ZONE2“, Dominik Blum: piano/Marino Pliakas: guitar /Lucas Niggli: percussion
2007 SWLABR CREAM de/constructed by Michael Wertmueller [Marian Gold, Vocals (Alphaville); Jaki Liebezeit, Schlagzeug (Can); Ernst Surberg, Klavier, Organ (Ensemble Mosaik); Marino Pliakas, E-Bass (Steamboat Switzerland); ManuelLiebeskind, Live-Elektronik und Klangregie; Michael Wertmüller, Komposition, Schlagzeug]: März 2 D-Köln/Nozart Festival
2006 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: Mar 12 NL-Rotterdam, WORM, Mar 11 GER-Cologne, Nozart X Festival, Feb 07 GER-Frankfurt, Brotfabrik, Feb 06 GER-Cologne, Loft (live recording), Feb 05 CH-Geneva, AMR/Cave, Feb 03 GER-Schorndorf, Manufaktur, Feb 02 GER-Berlin, B-Flat, Jan 28 GER-Passau, Museumscafe, Jan 27 SLO-Maribor, Narodni Dom, Jan 26 AUT-Wien, Porgy & Bess
2006 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: November 25 F-Pau/Festival Beta Project, Oct. 2 RUS- Moscow/Long Arms Festival, Dom, Oct. 1 RUS- St.Petersburg/Aposition Festival, June 24 GER-Bingen, Jazzfestival Bingen, June 21 POR-Lisbon, Jazzfestival ForU, June 3 GER- Moers, MOERS Festival, June 2 GER-Hamburg, Westwerk, May 13 ITA-Bologna, Angelica Festival, April 18 EGYPT-Alexandria, Biblioteca Alexandrina, April 17 EGYPT-Cairo, Al Ghouri Center for Musical Heritage
2006 DIE PILZFUGE (Peter Weber, Michael Wertmüller, Marino Pliakas): Nov 4 CH-Bern, ISCM/IGNM
2006 KK.NULL-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: May 20 CAN-Victoriaville/Festival International de Musique Actuelle, May 17+18 CAN-Vancouver/Rime Club, May 15 CAN-Victoria/Open Space Festival
2006 PETER WEBER & DIE FIRMA: Nov 7 CH-Zürich, Rote Fabrik /WOZ-Jubiläumsfest
2006 RUPP-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: Sept 29 RUS- St.Petersburg/Club Tsokol, Sept 28 RUS- Moscow/ Long Arms Festival, Dom, Sept 27 RUS- Yaroslavl/ Museum
2006 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Dec 16 CH-Luzerne/Forum Neue Musik Luzern, Nov 18 PL-Zakopane/Antrakt, Nov 17 PL-Krakow/Alchemia, Nov 16 PL Andrychow/Pod Baszta, Nov 15 PL-Wroclaw/Rura Jazz Festival, Oct 4 GER-Ludwigshafen/Enjoy Jazz Festival, Oct 21 GER-Donaueschingen/Donaueschinger Musiktage: Premiere of get out of my room, new composition by Felix Profos, Sept 21 GER--Berlin/InterfaceFestival, Sept 18 GER-Oldenburg/Oh-Ton, Aug 12 GER-Scheer/Klangbad Festival
2006 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: July 6 MOZ-Maputo/CCFM, July 2+4 RSA-Grahamstown/Indaba New Music Festival, July 1 RSA-Johannesburg/Bassline, June 9 CH-Bern/Reitschule, Mar 24 BEL-Aalst/kc netwerk, Mar 23 NL-Nijmegen/de onderbroek, Mar 21 AUT-Vienna/Rhiz, Mar 20 CZ-Brno/International Music Festival, Mar 19 AUT-Linz/Stadtwerkstatt, Mar 18 GER-Augsburg/Mozartfestival
2006 SWLABR CREAM de/constructed Works by Dieter Schnebel and Michael Wertmueller [Marian Gold, Vocals (Alphaville); Jaki Liebezeit, Schlagzeug (Can); Ernst Surberg, Klavier, Organ (Ensemble Mosaik); Marino Pliakas, E-Bass (Steamboat Switzerland); Andre Bartetzki, Live-Elektronik; Michael Wertmüller, Komposition, Schlagzeug; Klangregie Georg Morawietz]: Oct 13 GER-Berlin/ Akademie der Kuenste
2005 BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: Nov 6 POL-Krakow/AudioArt Festival, Nov 5 FIN-Tampere/Jazz Festival, Nov 4 NOR-Stavanger/Tou Scene, Nov 3 NOR-Trondheim/Jazzforum, May 30 D-Berlin/B-Flat, May 29 D-Berlin/Akademie der Künste: Premiere of "Palimpsest/ein anderes Palimpsest" by Michael Wertmüller (text by W. Hilbig) feat. BROETZMANN-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER plus Lieder (voc), Theo Nabicht (sax, bclar), Dirk Rothbrust (perc), Andrea Chudak (sopr), Heidi Jütten (msopr), May 28 D-Dresden/Jazzclub Tonne
2005 KK.NULL-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: Oct. 3 RUS- Moscow/O.G.I. Club, Oct. 2 RUS- Yaroslavl/Museum, Oct. 1 RUS- Moscow/DOM, Sept. 30 RUS- St.Petersburg/GEZ, Sept. 29 RUS- St.Petersburg/GEZ
2005 Mösiöblö: Apr 22 CH-Geneva/Attitudes à Robert Filliou (composition by Christoph Gallio)- a tribute to the fluxus artist feat. Sarah Maurer, voc., Christoph Gallio, sax, Thomas Eckert, clar., Marino Pliakas, guitar
2005 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Dez 8, 9, 10 CH-Uster/qbus, Nov. 26 UK -Leeds/Termite Club Festival, Nov. 25 UK-Huddersfield/Contemporary Music Festival, Oct. 27 GEO- Batumi/Conservatory, Oct. 23 GEO- Tbilisi/Theatre – Close Encounters Festival, Oct. 22 GEO- Tbilisi/Tunnel Club - Peace-Harvest Festival, Oct. 21 RUS- Moscow/DOM, Oct. 20 RUS- Pishma/Philharmony, Oct. 19 RUS- Ekaterinburg/Philharmony, Oct. 18 RUS- Magnitogorsk/Drama Theatre - Contemporary Music Festival, Sept. 18 CR-Brno/Sklenena Louka
2005 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: June 2 UK-London/ Royal Festival Hall Patti Smith's Meltdown Festival : The music of John Cale with special friends Flea, Nick Franglen, Josh Pollock, David Dramm, Dominik Blum / Marino Pliakas / Lucas Niggli ( STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND) - as the Meatgrinders!_______BLUM-PLIAKAS-WERTMUELLER: Apr 2 NL-Enschede/ Muziekcentrum and Mar 31 NL-Utrecht/ Vredenburg: Cross Linx5 - Rock meets new music, trio concert plus special set with John Cale and Holger Czukay etc.
2005 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Mar 16 D-Rostock/Stubnitz, Mar 15 D-Kassel/Schlachthof, Mar 14 D-Berlin/Bastard, Mar 13 NL-Rotterdam/WORM, Mar 12 D-Cologne/NOZART 9 festival, Mar 11 D-Dortmund/Domicil, Mar 6 CH-Winterthur/Salzhaus, Mar 4+5 CH-Uster/1. Internat. PAM!-Festival, Qbus: guests: Xu Fengxia (China) guzheng, Phil Minton (UK) voice, Raphael Camenisch (CH) saxes, Christian Weber (CH) cb, electronics
2005 STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: Sept. 17 CR-Lipnice n. Sazavou/Festival, Sept. 16 HUN-Györ/Romerhaz, Sept. 15 HR-Rijeka/eeii conference Festival - Spirit Club, Sept. 14 HR-Karlovac/eeii conference - Mala Scena, Sept. 12 BiH-Travnik/Alter Art Club, Sept. 10/11 HR-Krizevci/eeii conference, Sept. 9 SLO-Ljubljana/Metelkova-Menza, May 5 and 6 CH-Poschiavo/ Uncool Festival, May 1 NL-Amsterdam/ Muziekgebouw: De Volharding Orkest/STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND play “ MY VISIONS OF MADAME BLAVATSKY” by David Dramm
2004 Pliakas, Marino. "film sound track versus visualisation of music or the aesthetical potential of multimedial synthesis" [subtitle: experiences in the field of confronting given musical/medial structures with free/improvised musical textures], 28.4.04 Referat und Pannel, TR-Istanbul/Proje4L