Chris Beier

Scarborough Variations - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9760-2
  • Barcode: 614427976024
  • German Release: 25/05/2018
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Jazz

From the liner notes by Michael Wollny:
"Scarborough Variations" is the title of a work available for some time now in various versions and recordings. With this album it can now finally be heard on its own. "Scarborough Variations" is also the title of the whole disc. As with "Aeolian Green", these are recordings which radiate their magical effects from the very first note.

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Music that flows quietly but energetically as it continuously creates new colours and harmoniesChris Beier is an incomparable pianist, who “has created a highly individual style”Süddeutsche Zeitung (DE)Chris Beier was born in Trier, Germany in 1953. He took classical piano lessons as a youth and early on became interested in jazz and blues. After his graduation from secondary school Beier studied musicology, American studies and sociology. Beier has been working with numerous well-known artists since the beginning of the 1980’s, touring extensively in and outside of Germany. He has recorded over 20 albums and composed for a wide variety of radio, TV, and theatre productions. He has also composed for larger groups, including symphony orchestras.Along with guest performances with Albert Mangelsdorff, Aladár Pege, Toto Blanke, Joe Nay, Ma...

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Recording Information

Music composed by Chris Beier

Produced by the artist

Recorded by Michael Hanf at Schüttbau, Rügheim, March 30 - April 1, 2009
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann, March 2018

Cover art by Manfred Bockelmann
with the kind permission of the artist