Max Stadtfeld

Stax - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9679-2
  • Barcode: 614427967923
  • German Release: 26/04/2019
  • Genre: Young German Jazz, Jazz

Stax`s music is not just some intellectual showing-off, it bobbles along in the rhythm-oriented mainstream, and yet, over and above that, it is imbued with an astonishing sense of both freshness and maturity. This quartet is playing the music of now - and at an amazing level of achievement. These musicians formulate shared narratives that go way beyond the mindless clicks and zappings of their generation.

CD € 17,50

prices after VAT tax and before shipping costs

Schools are such special places. Through providing the setting for encounters with great teachers, through developing a sense of the cohort, these venerable institutions can, when things go right, awaken a drive and an appetite for what comes next. The Leipzig University of Music and Drama is a case in point. It was where Max Stadtfeld studied, under teachers including Heinrich Köbberling and Michael Wollny. At the beginning of 2019, Wollny chose the 25-year-old drummer for his BAU.HAUS.KLANG quintet with Emile Parisien, Leafcutter John and Wolfgang Heisig. This experience wasn't just the continuation of the teacher-student relationship, because Leipzig offers other opportunities too: several clubs and other venues where someone like Max Stadtfeld could go and really free up his playing and become part of a community.It is important th...

line up

Max Stadtfeld / drums
Matthew Halpin / tenor saxophone
Bertram Burkert / guitar
Reza Askari / double bass

Recording Information

Recorded by Christian Heck at Loft Cologne, December 4, 2017 & February 28, 2018
Mixed by Christian Heck at tonart-studio
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by Max Stadtfeld

Cover art by Jo Pauli: Nicht Sehen, by kind permission of the artist