Dieter Ilg

B-A-C-H - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9844-2
  • Barcode: 614427984425
  • German Release: 29/09/2017
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Jazz

Ilg, once again, has taken the work of an old master and made it sound new and fresh. “B-A-C-H” has a depth about it, and yet is completely approachable.

CD € 17,50

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Dieter Ilg is among the leading jazz bassists in the world. An exceptionally gifted player, he has, for example, worked with Randy Brecker, Charlie Mariano, and the Mangelsdorff/Dauner Quintet, and also currently has a duo with Till Brönner. However, it is above all his own projects that have defined him. In these he has explored his classical roots and transferred them into jazz with intent, thoroughness and consistency. In 2009 he formed a trio with pianist Rainer Böhm and drummer Patrice Héral, and together they fulfilled Ilg's long-cherished wish to re-conceive Guiseppe Verdi’s “Otello” according to his own musical conception of the work.He took a very different route from the over-mechanistic “third stream” of the 60s and 70s. He also avoided the kind of arrangement by which classical music was shrink-wrapped for the swing or pop...

line up

Dieter Ilg / bass
Rainer Böhm / piano
Patrice Héral / drums

Recording Information

Variations on Johann Sebastian Bach by Dieter Ilg

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg
von Ripka at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg
Recording date: January 15 & 16, 2017
Produced by Dieter Ilg
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Cover art by Thomas Schütte,
Großer Doppelkopf Nr.6, 2015 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017