Cornelius Claudio Kreusch

Scoop - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9255-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92552 7
  • German Release: 01/02/1998
  • Genre: World Jazz
Only digitally available

"Jazz is tenderness and mighty force". Cornelius Claudio Kreusch found the theme of his career in Gertrude Stein‘s writings. Kreusch‘s second home is New York. "For me the noise of New York is the most beautiful sound tapestry, the dirt on the streets is patina." says the 29 year old Munich born pianist. His band is called BlackMudSound - and BlackMud, that is the primeeval mud of the river Nile, the boiling mixture of funk, jazz and Africa in New York‘s maze of cultures. "It is the sound of dancing feet, clapping hands and singing voices. BlackMudSound is of all colours and becomes one with all - people!" Kreusch writes on the cover of "SCOOP".You need more than just talent to succeed in the capital of jazz, to hear the manager of New York‘s legendary jazz venue "Sweet Basil" say: &quo...

line up

Cornelius Claudio Kreusch - Piano
Salif Keita - Vocals
Elisabeth Kontamanou - Vocals
Thomas Grimes - Voice, Rap’oetry
Fra Fra Tribesmen - Vocals
Richard Bona - Vocals
Johannes Tonio Kreusch - acoustic guitar
Greg Osby - Saxophone
Bobby Watson - Saxophone
Ron Blake - Saxophone
Anthony Cox - Bass
Zaf Zapha - Bassguitar
James Genus - Bassguitar
Will Calhoun - Drums, Percussion
Camille Gainer - Drums
Cyril Atef - Drums, Percussion, Voice
Terri Lyne Carrington - Drums, Vocals

Recording Information

Recorded by Mike Marciano with the Pulse of Time in New York (Systems Two) and Paris (Studio ADS; Studio le Garage), December 1996 - November 1997
Additional Recording by Ed Reed, Dominique Ledudal and Phillipe Avril
Mixed by Mike Marciano at Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY
#5, 7 mixed by Ed Reed, #12 mixed by Mike Marciano and Ed Reed
Mastered by Jonathan Wyner at MWorks, Camebridge, MA
Produced by Cornelius Claudio Kreusch
Assistant Producers: Al Pryor (NY), Zaf Zapha (Paris)
#3 produced by Cornelius Claudio Kreusch and Zaf Zapha