After his acclaimed ACT debut, for which he was awarded as "best international instrumentalist" with the german Jazz Echo, Adam Baldych returns with Yaron Herman on the piano as a duo. Together they lose themselves in melodious virtuosity, which always explodes in pure freedom in the end. An unbelievable energy will directly run through your body.
"Without doubt the greatest jazz violinist alive today. We can expect everything from him," is what the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper wrote about Adam Bałdych's ACT debut "Imaginary Room". The young Pole is causing quite a stir on the European jazz scene with his music. In Germany he won the ECHO Jazz in 2013. In his homeland he is treading in the massive footsteps of Leszek Możdżer, and the top echelons of European jazz, the likes of Iiro Rantala, appreciate his skills, currently in his string trio. Musikmarkt calls Bałdych a "diabolically divine violinist" and the Süddeutsche Zeitung considers him "one of the biggest discoveries of contemporary European jazz".The Paris-based Israeli pianist Yaron Herman has long been at the spearhead of European jazz, and he is "one of the most...line up
Adam Bałdych / violin
Yaron Herman / piano
Produced by Siggi Loch with the artists
*Recorded at RecPublica Studios, Lubrza (Poland) by Łukasz Olejarczyk, September 9 - 11, 2013 and **Emil Berliner Studios, Berlin (Germany) by Klaus Scheuermann, November 26, 2013
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Cover Art (Detail) by Philip Taaffe / ACT Art Collection