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

Sónia Pinto – Why Try To Change Me Now

Sónia Pinto – Why Try To Change Me Now

The singer Sónia Pinto was born in Porto, northern Portugal, as the opening line of her biography states. But the first thought that this bit of information brings to mind is “Portugal? = Fado!”… Far from it!

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Mia Brentano’s River of Memories. A Mystery Trip

Mia Brentano’s River of Memories. A Mystery Trip

Mia Brentano opens up a very individual, very personal cosmos for us here, even more so than on her first CD. Her music is very entertaining, very diverse, but nevertheless unique. Just listen for yourself – there is nothing like it.

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Adi Becker – “Babbelou”

Adi Becker – “Babbelou”

Music that touches your mind and soul. Music that provides for relaxing conversation as well as stimulating the intellect. Music that grooves like the devil, compelling you to listen with its intelligent compositions. Music that serves up a solid big band sound and that celebrates finely-shaped melodies. Music that pays stylistic tribute to easy going jazz, as well as refining pop music pearls with its arrangements, and exploring musical depths …

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Gregor Lisser Double Quartet – “On Eleven”

Gregor Lisser Double Quartet – “On Eleven”

“Top album of the year 2019” (Jazz in Europe) –
On Eleven is music which allows you to feel the vastness, that gives you the room to breathe – that provides equal nourishment for the mind and the soul. It lets you forget time by making time come alive!

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Patrick Deltenre, Ivan Paduart – “Hand in Hand”

Patrick Deltenre, Ivan Paduart – “Hand in Hand”

Hand in Hand – an album title that contains two meanings. Firstly, it of course reflects the artists’ collaboration as a duo; two creative individuals pursuing a musical goal together. Secondly, it is the combination of two harmonic instruments; their sounds are interwoven in such a way that individuality is maintained, while at the same time, a genuine dialogue is created rather than simple musical duplication.

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Gisela Berndt & Band – “Nach Norden”

Gisela Berndt & Band – “Nach Norden”

“Come on, I’ll paint our colours for you on the wide walls of the house …” That’s a line from a song by Gisela Berndt, and that’s exactly what happens when this singer-songwriter from Cologne opens her lyrical paintbox for us. Gisela Berndt paints – with her lyrics and with her voice.

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Reinberg – “Old Friend”

Reinberg – “Old Friend”

Behind the name REINBERG – a conceptual fusion of Konstantin REINfeld and Christoph SpangenBERG – two young shooting stars of the German music scene can be found. Here they are presenting a very unusual duo programme, namely a combination of diatonic harmonica (Reinfeld) and piano (Spangenberg).

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Miriam Ast & Victor Gutierrez – “Secret Songs”

Miriam Ast & Victor Gutierrez – “Secret Songs”

Secret Songs has become a very personal album. The two artists play mostly their own compositions, together with a few special arrangements of well-known jazz standards. Miriam Ast‘s vocals and Victor Gutierrez‘s piano playing enter into an intense musical dialogue that is characterized by warm and lyrical sounds, experimental and free-form passages, and virtuoso improvisations.

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