The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble

Biography

The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble (TKDE) formed in 2000 as a project to compose new music for existing silent movies. Jason Köhnen (aka Bong-Ra) and Gideon Kiers (Telcosystems), both graduates of the Utrecht School of Arts, combined their audio and visual skills to reinterpret classic movies by F.W. Murnau (Nosferatu) and F. Lang (Metropolis). They split up in 2014. Even though it wasn't officially announced, Jason Kohnen mentioned it on his new project's Facebook page.

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