Andreas Schaerer

The Waves Are Rising, Dear! - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9910-2
  • Barcode: 614427991027
  • German Release: 28/02/2020
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz, Jazz

Vocalist extraordinaire Andreas Schaerer returns to his flagship-ensemble "Hildegard Lernt Fliegen" with an exciting musical trip - virtuoso, witty and poetic.

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Andreas Schaerer’s recent projects have established him at the forefront of the creative jazz scene in Europe. The Berne-based artist’s debut on the label, the revolutionary orchestral work "The Big Wig", a commission from the Lucerne Festival, was followed by a quartet formation with Michael Wollny, Vincent Peirani and Emile Parisien, “Out of Land”, and most recently by an album with another quartet, “A Novel of Anomaly”. This succession of highly contrasting releases have shown that Schaerer is not a jazz singer in any conventional sense: he is a vocal artist capable of imitating almost every instrument or sound with his voice. He covers all kinds of vocal styles from crooning to operatic tenor, and he is able to juxtapose them all in a completely individual way. Now, having lain dormant while Schaerer pursued these other e...

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Andreas Schaerer / voice
Andreas Tschopp / trombone & tuba
Matthias Wenger / alto saxophone (solo on 06), soprano saxophone & flute
Benedikt Reising / baritone saxophone, alto saxophone (solo on 04) & bass clarinet
Marco Müller / bass
Christoph Steiner / drums & marimba


Recording Information

Recorded by Martin Ruch & Christoph Utzinger at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, 10-13 June 2019
Mixed and mastered by Martin Ruch
Produced by Andreas Schaerer & Martin Ruch

Cover picture by Reto Andreoli