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Christof Lauer

Shadows In The Rain - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9297-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92972 3
  • German Release: 01/09/2001
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Saxophone Jazz

Vierteljahrespreis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 4/2001

CD € 17,50



Already by the beginning of 1999 Jens Thomas was Christof Lauer’s top choice as playing partner. By then Lauer was popping up at private events  with Thomas in tow, and soon Thomas was playing concerts with Lauer. Lauer can congratulate himself a bit at having discovered Jens, since Thomas was at that time not a well-known figure in the scene, although he had founded his group "Tricolor" some ten years before. With Thomas’s CD "You Can’t Keep a Good Cowboy Down" (ACT 9273-2) came success the likes of which no other German jazz musician before him had experienced. The Goethe Institute took him to heart, radio productions and festival appearances piled up, and in a span of less than two years, Thomas had won virtually all the prizes that the German music scene and cultural institutions had to give out. The reason...

line up

Christof Lauer - tenor & soprano saxophone
Jens Thomas - piano

Sidsel Endresen - vocals

Cikada String Quartet:
Odd Hannisdal, Henrik Hannisdal, Emery Cardas, Marek Konstantynowicz


Recording Information

Recorded (24 bit digital), mixed and mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio Oslo, June 14 - 17, 2001
Produced by Siegfried Loch