“Altona is the westernmost urban borough (Bezirk) of the German city state of Hamburg, on the right bank of the Elbe river. From 1640 to 1864 Altona was under the administration of the Danish monarchy. Altona was an independent city until 1937.” [Source: WIKIPEDIA]
ALTONA is a story about death of the city of ALTONA.
ALTONA is also a story about numerous deaths that took place in the city of ALTONA.
To be more exact, ALTONA tells a story about two deaths of the legandary mistics: Jean de Labadie and Jonathan Eybeschutz, which took place in the city of ALTONA in the XVII and the XVIII century.
ALTONA consists of guitarist Wojciech Kwapisinski and trumpeter Olgierd Dokalski.
They tell the story of ALTONA with their own language, which utilizes legacy of contemporary improvised music, folk songwiting and avantgarde jazz.