Mia Brentano’s Summerhouse

“20 distinctive miniatures in no man’s land between classical, jazz, pop and minimal music.”

Della Reese
“One of a Kind – live”

Her only ever released live jazz production

 

Zurich Jazz Orchestra & Steffen Schorn
To My Beloved Ones

“A truly exceptional album, full of fascinating ideas!“ (Jazz Fun 03/2022)

New releases

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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Erik Leuthäuser – In the Land of Irene Kral and Alan Broadbent (Live at A-Trane Berlin)

Erik Leuthäuser – In the Land of Irene Kral and Alan Broadbent (Live at A-Trane Berlin)

In the mid-1970s, the American singer Irene Kral recorded the albums “Where Is Love” and “Gentle Rain” with the pianist Alan Broadbent. These two records, almost unsurpassable in their intimacy and authenticity, were then nearly forgotten for close to half a century. Together with pianist Wolfgang Köhler, the Berlin-based singer Erik Leuthäuser is now taking these wonderful gems up again. Over forty years later, and with a dazzling transparency, they allow the pieces to sound almost provocative in their very personal nature.

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Peter Fessler – Solo Time

Peter Fessler – Solo Time

Peter Fessler, of Canadian-German descent, is probably the only jazz musician from Germany who has ever had a global hit. As the singer of Latin jazz band Trio Rio (1983–1987), he created a true evergreen with the hit “New York – Rio – Tokyo”.

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