Dieter Ilg

Dedication - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9937-2
  • Barcode: 614427993724
  • German Release: 28/01/2022
  • Genre: Jazz

Dieter Ilg, one of Europe's most renowned double bass players with twelve timeless musical dedications to his most formative influences and personalities.

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"Dedication" finds Germany's renowned double bassist alone in the studio. For this recording, Dieter Ilg preferred not to pre-plan or pre-determine anything, but rather to create music in the moment in an intimate dialogue with his instrument. The idea might seem challenging but the results are totally compelling: Dieter Ilg's solo album is a homage to people who have left their mark on him, to some fellow musicians, and to the strong imperatives that have made him the man and the musician he is. "Dedication" is a manifesto for the freedom of jazz and at the same time a declaration of the special affection he feels for his low-frequency friend and companion.The album also bears witness to the unique accomplishments and experiences of this "pillar of the bass from Freiburg" (SWR) during the four decades of...

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Dieter Ilg / double bass


Recording Information

Recorded and mixed by Manfred Seiler at SWR-Studio Baden-Baden, October 24 & 25, 2020
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by Dieter Ilg in cooperation with SWR
Redaktion: Günther Huesmann

Licenced by SWR Media Services GmbH

Cover art (detail) by Martin Assig, Seelen #56, 2020, used with the kind permission of the artist