Wolfgang Haffner

Shapes - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9603-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 96032 0
  • German Release: 26/05/2006
  • Genre: Nu Jazz

"Die fast meditative Instrumentalmusik zwischen Jazz und Lounge macht süchtig" (STERN)

No longer available – out of print

A master of equilibrium"Shapes" – subtle movement in sound: Wolfgang Haffner’s new album for ACT, co-produced by trombone player Nils LandgrenNils Landgren, Rigmor Gustafsson, Viktoria Tolstoy or the German Jazz Masters with Klaus Doldinger and Albert Mangelsdorff - the list of ACT-albums that feature the drummer is long. But now Wolfgang Haffner, who since the 1980’s has been one of the most prolific German jazz musicians, is presenting his first album on ACT as a leader. "Shapes" is the evocative title, and it describes the music well: Haffner has created delicate three-dimensional musical structures for this album. It features a subtly interacting quintet with trombonist Nils Landgren, trumpet player and pianist Sebastian Studnitzky, guitar player Frank Kuruc and bass player / cellist Lars Danielsson. Nils Landgr...

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Wolfgang Haffner – drums, keyboards, programming
Nils Landgren – trombone
Sebastian Studnitzky – trumpet, piano, keyboards
Frank Kuruc – acoustic & electric guitar
Lars Danielsson – acoustic & electric bass, cello

Recording Information

Recorded by Lars Nilsson at Nilento, Gothenburg,
October 17-19, 2005
Mastered by Peter Heider at Ü-Raum, Nürnberg, Germany
Produced by Nils Landgren & Wolfgang Haffner