Rüdiger Baldauf
”Strawberry Fields“

The Beatles in a different way.
A consistently creative homage.

ERIK LEUTHÄUSER

“Leuthäuser and Köhler manage the balancing act of remaining faithful to the original interpretations while still injecting them with their own DNA.”

Mia Brentano’s RIVER OF MEMORIES

A Mistery Trip

”This is the most moving new album I’ve heard in some time!“

(Dave Saemann, Fanfare Magazine)

New releases

Altfrid M. Sicking – “I AM”

Altfrid M. Sicking – “I AM”

With I AM, Altfrid M. Sicking has fulfilled a long-cherished wish during the pandemic forced break: After decades as a sideman, permanent soloist in the Götz Alsmann Band and as a university lecturer in Münster and at the Folkwang in Essen, the vibraphonist and marimba specialist has rounded up a few favorite colleagues to record an album under his own name exclusively with original compositions.

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Jonas Windscheid’s Paintbox – “Alto”

Jonas Windscheid’s Paintbox – “Alto”

Paintbox celebrate the release of their second album “Alto”. Jonas Windscheid is the composer and guitarist of the Jazz-Quintet. His atmo- spheric music enchants with dense textures and surprising twists.

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Bending Times – “Songs of Faith / Glaubenslieder”

Bending Times – “Songs of Faith / Glaubenslieder”

There can hardly be a more fitting time for the album “SONGS OF FAITH – Glaubenslieder”, Bending Times’ presentation of arrangements and compositions based on chorales which, for centuries, have given solace and encouragement to countless people throughout every imaginable crisis. Lines like “He will find paths your feet can follow” or “who freely helps us in this time of need that has befallen us” have a special echo in these insecure times.

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Mareille Merck LARUS – “Fadenschlag”

Mareille Merck LARUS – “Fadenschlag”

With there way of playing together and being focused on dynamics the three musicians create atmosphere and space. Sometimes you feel hugged by warm sounds, nearly weightless, and then you find yourself in the middle of a hurricane where you don’t know what is up or down and the feeling of speed roars in your ears.

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Rüdiger Baldauf – ”Strawberry Fields“

Rüdiger Baldauf – ”Strawberry Fields“

#1 Apple Music “Jazz Szene: Deutschland“ –
The Beatles in a different way.
A consistently creative homage.
“Rüdiger Baldauf’s arrangements are great and the soloists well chosen”. (Jazz ’n’ More, Jan./Feb. 2021)

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Soulcrane feat. Matthew Halpin – “Another Step We Take”

Soulcrane feat. Matthew Halpin – “Another Step We Take”

“Another Step We Take is a must for those who want to feel and enjoy the essence of sounds.“ (Jazz ’n’ more)
– “This album is highly recommended.” (Jazz in Europe)
– With alternating dialogues, finely crafted melodies and accentuated statements, the playing of the three musicians from Cologne is reminiscent of an intimate yet enthusiastic conversation between good friends.

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