Julia Hülsmann

Good Morning Midnight - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9709-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 97092 3
  • German Release: 27/01/2006
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Vocal Jazz

"Hoch willkommenes Neuland in Sachen Vokal-Jazz"

No longer available – out of print

It is difficult to imagine two greater opposites. On the one hand, Jazz, the rough companion who made ends meet in the big cities of the 20th century. On the other, Emily Dickinson, the quiet poet from a Calvinist family, who spent all of her life in the rural community of Amherst, Massachusetts. When Dickinson died at the age of 56 in 1886, jazz had not been born yet. It was no more than a dark premonition, lingering in the dank swamps of the Mississippi delta. Do they go together? Without doubt. But to achieve this union requires a unique talent. Great musicianship. A feel for words, images, and sounds. It requires the ability to invent tunes that linger in the ear and move the heart. Only then can we fully appreciate the brittle, secretive art of Emily Dickinson. Julia Hülsmann, recently described by the WELT AM SONNTAG as "cu...

line up

Roger Cicero - vocals
Julia Hülsmann - piano, Rhodes
Marc Muellbauer - bass
Heinrich Köbberling - drums
Tilman Ehrhorn - electronics
Martin Auer - fluegelhorn
Rainer Brennecke - fluegelhorn
Jonas Schoen - alto sax
Sarah Willis - french horn
Christian Gerber – bandoneon

Recording Information

Recorded by Jürgen Heckel at Studio P2, Berlin
August 08 - 11, 2005
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by Julia Hülsmann