David Helbock

Playground - Vinyl LP (incl. Hi-Res-Qobuz-Download)

  • Format: Vinyl (also available as CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 9951-1
  • Barcode: 614427995117
  • German Release: 03/06/2022
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Jazz, French Jazz

Camille Bertault and David Helbock are two of the most jaw-droppingly talented members of the cohort of European jazz musicians currently in their mid-thirties. Their journeys in improvised music are always adventurous, playful and exciting. She is the new rising star of French vocal jazz. He, Austrian-born, is one of the most fascinating pianists on the scene. "Playground" is a kaleidoscope of sounds and emotions which invigorates, excites – and will always surprise.

Vinyl € 22,00

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Camille Bertault and David Helbock are two of the most jaw-droppingly talented members of the cohort of European jazz musicians currently in their mid-thirties. Their journeys in improvised music are always adventurous, playful and exciting. She is the new rising star of French vocal jazz. He, Austrian-born, is one of the most fascinating pianists on the scene. Their two personalities might appear to be polar opposites, yet Bertault’s live-wire humour and Helbock’s calm self-assuredness only appear to be different on the surface. When it comes to the musical choices they make, they are emphatically on the same page. Each is astonishingly versatile, with an innate sense of dramaturgy. This voice-piano duo reaches unbelievable levels of inventiveness here on “Playground”.This dream team had its first appearance at the Ludwigsburg Schloss...

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Camille Bertault / voice
David Helbock / piano, percussion, live-looping, effects


Recording Information

Recorded by Michael Ungerer at Blackbird Music Studio, Berlin, December 15 &16, 2021
Mixed by Michael Ungerer
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by the artists

Cover art by Manfred Bockelmann


Lacquer Disc Cutting by Sidney Claire Meyer at Emil Berliner Studios Berlin