"Michael Wollny, Eva Kruse und Eric Schaefer retten den deutschen Jazz durch Spannung und Humor"
CD des Monats Februar 2005
CD des Monats Januar 2005
German jazz available worldwide? No chance! In reality, a substantial external trade deficit. From Germany straight onto your CD player? Not very likely - not on the local scene, hardly ever on the radio, and not even heard live. Jazz Festivals are always full up. German jazz musicians on the stage at their own domestic festivals? Seldom! Even the Jazzfest Berlin, previously the one beacon on the international festival circus, always well supported financially, presents for its 40th anniversary just 3 ½ groups from Germany out of a total of 27. And yet Germany has supported, and indeed continues to support, improvised music to a degree unlike any other. Certainly for the last 50 years. Nevertheless the outlook for local players has been fairly desperate. A few names seem to have made it internationally: Mangelsdorff (though mainl...line up
Recorded and Mixed by Ake Linton at Bohus Sound Recording, February 9 - 10, 2004
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
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