Christopher Dell

The World We Knew - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9449-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94492 4
  • German Release: 02/02/2007
  • Genre: Crossover

Eine wunderbare, maßvolle und doch Neues eröffnende Verbeugung vor einem der großen Komponisten des vergangen Jahrhunderts durch einen der großen Vibraphonisten unserer Tage. Leicht und doch von hohem Anspruch. Einfach großartig." (JAZZPODIUM)

No longer available – out of print

Everybody knows Strangers in the Night, one of the greatest hits of the 20th century. Yet, hardly anybody knows that the German composer Bert Kaempfert wrote the song. One can find his name credited next to a great number of world-famous titles. Kaempfert made music history and created a distinctive style with titles like Spanish Eyes, Danke Schoen, A Swingin’ Safari or the aforementioned Strangers in the Night, that facilitated Frank Sinatra’s furious return to the top of the charts in 1966. The Hamburg-born composer, arranger and big-band leader Bert Kaempfert (October 16th 1923 – June 21st 1980) discovered the Beatles and produced their first recordings, he arranged for Elvis Presley, and helped Al Martino to his comeback with Spanish Eyes. His incomparable sound – dominant “knack-bass” figures (Ladi doubling the bass line an octave...

line up

Christopher Dell – vibes
Christof Lauer – saxophone
Ladi Geisler – guitar
Carsten Daerr – piano
Oliver Potratz – bass
Eric Schaefer – drums

Recording Information

Recorded at Traumton Studio, Berlin on May 22 & 23, 2006 
Recorded and mixed by Markus Mittermeyer
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by Christopher Dell
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch

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