David Helbock

Tour d`Horizon - from Brubeck to Zawinul - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9869-2
  • Barcode: 614427986924
  • German Release: 25/05/2018
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Jazz

Austrian pianist David Helbock has been called “a consistent trail-blazer” and “a gifted story-teller at the piano” (quote from 3sat Kulturzeit). For this new outing with the Random/Control Trio, Helbock concentrates mainly on pianists who have been his musical role models. His new album is a “Tour d'Horizon” – as the title suggests – of the greats of the jazz piano.

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Austrian pianist David Helbock has been called “a consistent trail-blazer” and “a gifted story-teller at the piano” (quote from 3sat Kulturzeit). In his ACT debut album “Into the Mystic” (2016), he left his personal and individual imprint on well-known compositions from Beethoven to Thelonious Monk and John Williams, setting them in a context of  mythology, legends and the spiritual.For this new outing with the Random/Control Trio, Helbock concentrates mainly on pianists who have been his musical role models. His new album is a “Tour d'Horizon” – as the title suggests –  of the greats of the jazz piano. “For this album I have chosen pieces by my favourite jazz pianists, the ones who have expanded my artistic horizons.” His 12 interpretations form a broad arc, ranging beyond the jazz sphere to include Spanish classical co...

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David Helbock / piano, electronics & percussion
Andreas Broger / saxophones, clarinets & various reed instruments
Johannes Bär / tuba, trumpet & various brass instruments


Recording Information

Recorded by Klaus Scheuermann
at Hansa Studios Berlin, December 11 & 12, 2017
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
in February & March 2018

Produced by Siggi Loch

Cover art by Paul Quick
Rhapsodie VI, 2017, ACT Art Collection