An Autumn Day in Berlin


An Autumn Day in Berlin from Layla Zami on Vimeo.

Improvisation around the "Blue Bossa" Theme
Layla Zami (saxophone), Oxana Chi (dance), Peter Schindler (piano)

Recorded in Berlin, Germany on 21.11.2020
Screened at the Dixon Place Year-End Celebration on 30.12.2020





Oxana Chi Dance with all live-music – Dixon Place, New York, 25.06.2019

Dance, Choreography: Oxana Chi
Saxophone, Live-Loops: Layla Zami



Excerpt from feelingJAZZ – A duo for a body and a saxophone – Dixon Place, NYC, Feb 21st 2018

Concept, Choreography, Dance: Oxana Chi
Live-Music (saxophone, loops): Layla Zami

This work was made possible in part by an AIRspace Grant for Performing Artists from the Abrons Arts Center.



I Step On Air


Efua Sutherland Drama Studio, University of Ghana, Legon, August 2018

Oxana Chi: Director, Choreographer, Dancer
Layla Zami: Actress, Music composition & improvisation (Saxophone, Kalimba, Sounds)
Text written by May Ayim and translated by Layla Zami and Prof. Marion Kraft

A musical dance-theater tribute to the Afro-German poet, activist, and performer May Ayim.



Rehearsal filmed in Berlin 2013

Oxana Chi: Concept, Choreography, Dance
Layla Zami: Text (May Ayim), Saxophone, Kalimba, Sounds (inspired by Haruka Fujii)
Produced in Cooperation with EDEWA 2012.