Sascha Ley
Vocalist | Actor | Composer | Poet | Songwriter

As a versatile stage performer, Sascha Ley occupies a solid place in the Luxembourg art and cultural scene for years. The five-language actress, singer, composer and poet likes to follow unconventional paths – musically particularly oriented towards Jazz, Free Improvisation, imaginary folklore and contemporary music.

Parallel to music and drama she has devoted herself in recent years increasingly to writing and interdisciplinary performance.

Since the beginning of 2000 Sascha has produced several shows and albums under her label and Food for Thought Office yela music / yela muse.

Sascha is based in Luxembourg and works internationally.

“The vocal artist from Luxembourg, who also works as an actress and composer, is – if one may say so – without parallel in Europe … an extraordinary singer and musician in every way.” - JAZZ PODIUM (D)

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"Mich interessiert im Moment wirklich die Kreation an sich, und der Weg dorthin. Dieser Weg von dem ganz Innerlichen und dem, wie du das rausgibst; und dann auch zu versuchen, die Form zu finden, die dann den Zuschauer und Zuhörer auch erreicht" SR2 Radio-Interview von Gabi Szarvas (08/18)
"Die Musik ist für mich mein absoluter Freiraum"
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Die saarländisch-luxemburgische Schauspielerin, Sängerin und Komponistin Sascha Ley tritt am Freitag, 10. August, zusammen mit ihrem Bühnenpartner Laurent Payfert beim Völklinger Hütten Jazz 2018 auf, am 16. August dann solo bei der Saarbrücker Sommermusik. SR 2-Musikredakteurin Gabi Szarvas h… See MoreSee Less

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"A perfect symbiosis between literature and music. An incomparable Sascha Ley." - La Voix (L)
"Divine … simply captivating, enchanting, marvelously vulgar and full of magic charisma." - Süddeutsche Zeitung (D)

Her dramatic repertory as a multilingual actress covers the classical and the modern literature as well as the tragedy and the comedy. Parallel to music and acting she has devoted herself in recent years increasingly to writing and interdisciplinary performance. ...

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Jan 16, 2019
Pièce en plastique
Luxembourg, LU
Jan 17, 2019
Pièce en plastique
Luxembourg, LU
Jan 18, 2019
Pièce en plastique
Luxembourg, LU

THE MUSICIAN

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"Sascha Ley carries a whole universe of voices. Galaxies full of music. 2013" - Jazz Podium (D)

Sascha Ley likes walking along unconventional paths in her musical output embracing jazz, free improvisation, imaginary folklore and contemporary music. Since 2007 she has produced and published four albums with mostly own compositions under her label yela music. The latest release "The Wee Hours" by her duo with French double bass player Laurent Payfert features an experimental mixture of contemporary jazz and instant composition. A new album with the duo is in work and will follow in 2019.

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Sascha Ley & Laurent Payfert
The Wee Hours

"Sascha Ley is a multiple talent: actress, director, and of course jazz vocalist. In the duo with the French bassist Laurent Payfert, she designs a fascinating modern jazz with a multifaceted alto voice." JAZZTHING - Martin Laurentius

NEXT PERFORMANCES
Dec 19, 2018
with Pugsley Buzzard Trio | A Bluebird Night
Luxembourg, LU
Feb 15, 2019
Ma barque vagabonde | Ley, Nosbaum & Random Trio
Théâtre d'Esch
Esch/Alzette, LU
Feb 16, 2019
Ma barque vagabonde | Ley, Nosbaum & Random Trio
Théâtre d'Esch
Esch/Alzette, LU
NEXT PERFORMANCES
Feb 15, 2019
Ma barque vagabonde | Ley, Nosbaum & Random Trio – Théâtre d'Esch – Esch/Alzette, LU
Feb 16, 2019
Ma barque vagabonde | Ley, Nosbaum & Random Trio – Théâtre d'Esch – Esch/Alzette, LU