„Mich fasziniert an Goya, dass er im Laufe seines Lebens immer mehr bei der Essenz dessen ankommt, was für ihn Menschsein bedeutet“, sagt der Berliner Gitarrist Arne Jansen über den spanischen Maler Francisco Goya, dem er sein Album "The Sleep of Reason - Ode to Goya" gewidmet hat.
If you've ever heard the Berlin guitarist Arne Jansen, you'll know how difficult it is to forget his special sound. That passionate rummaging around in the warm diversity of the electric guitar, where bashful understatement mixes with playful sensuality. The humaneness become sound that always searches for what is special in the commonplace, exudes serenity and yet never itself comes to rest because its quest never ceases.Originally from Flensburg, Jansen moved to Berlin in 1996 to study jazz guitar at the University of the Arts until 2001. In workshops with Pat Metheny, John Abercrombie, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Philip Catherine he honed his craft and was soon playing alongside stars like Gitte Haenning, Tim Fischer and Katja Riemann. In the bands Jazzanova and, since 2010, the Nils Wülker Group, Jansen also attracted a lot of attention,...line up
Music composed by Arne Jansen unless otherwise noted
Produced by Arne Jansen & Axel Reinemer
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch
Recorded and mixed by Axel Reinemer at Jazzanova Recording Studio
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann