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

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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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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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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Paul Heller meets Roman Schwaller

Paul Heller meets Roman Schwaller

You just need to listen to Paul Heller‘s new CD for a few seconds before you notice it; here are two people who fit together like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. It‘s not just because they both play the same instrument, the tenor saxophone …

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Peter Hedrich – “New Hope”

Peter Hedrich – “New Hope”

A unique tribute to the great master Jiggs Whigham, played and expanded by Peter Hedrich, a rising star on the trombone. And appearing as guest of honour on three of the pieces – Jiggs Whigham himself. New Hope is a unique audio document from the 1970s dressed up in brand new clothes!

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Denis Gäbel – “The Good Spirits”

Denis Gäbel – “The Good Spirits”

“I’d been thinking about heading out to record an album in New York, which for me is the most inspirational jazz source, ever since I did part of my studies there in 2006. Two years ago I heard Clarence Penn again in New York’s ‘Smalls’, and I suddenly decided – I can pull this off! I really wanted to capture that special sound and the energy of the local scene”

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