Hugo Siegmeth

Red Onions - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9443-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94432 0
  • German Release: 21/04/2006
  • Genre: Saxophone Jazz

"Klang 'Summertime' je schöner als in dieser transatlantischen Übersetzung? (JAZZTHETIK)

No longer available – out of print

The timeless charm of "Red Onions": The young saxophone player Hugo Siegmeth pays his tribute to Sidney Bechet, yet he shines with his own light."But you know, no music is my music. It's everybody's who can feel it. You got to be in the sun to feel the sun. It's that way with music too." (Sidney Bechet "Treat It Gentle. An Autobiography") In the mid 1920's only Louis Armstrong held more popularity outside the confines of the jazz community. The fact is: Sidney Bechet had an aura like virtually nobody else. A clarinet player and the first influential stylist on soprano saxophone, he was also the first artist to be signed by Francis Wolf and Alfred Lion for their famous label Blue-Note and is still held to be one of the greatest personalities in jazz. He was born on May 14th 1897, in the cradle of jazz, New...

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Hugo Siegmeth – tenor saxophone & clarinet
Carsten Daerr – piano
Henning Sieverts – bass
Bastian Jütte – drums

Special Guests:
Geoff Goodman – guitar & banjo
Modern String Quartet :
Jörg Widmoser – violin
Winfried Zrenner – violin
Andreas Höricht – viola
Jost-H. Hecker – cello

Recording Information

Recorded and Mixed by Florian Oestreicher at Realistic Sound Studio, München, Germany
Produced by Siegfried Loch