Dieter Ilg

Ravel - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9952-2
  • Barcode: 614427995223
  • German Release: 30/09/2022
  • Genre: Crossover, Jazz

Verdi, Wagner, Beethoven, Bach...Germany’s premer jazz bassist Dieter Ilg has instigated several creative projects, in which he has taken the great compo-sers of Western classical music off in new directions. Here, alongside pianist Rainer Böhm and drummer Patrice Héral, his focus turns to Ravel.

CD € 18,00

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Verdi, Wagner, Beethoven, Bach...Germany’s premer jazz bassist Dieter Ilg has instigated several creative projects, in which he has taken the great composers of Western classical music off in new directions. Here, alongside pianist Rainer Böhm and drummer Patrice Héral, his focus turns to Ravel.It was the 1899 piano piece "Pavane pour une infante défunte" (pavane for a dead Infanta) which first spurred Ilg’s interest in the French ‘maître’. Ilg had been fascinated many years ago by the version with Jim Hall and Art Farmer: "When I was looking for a new source of inspiration for my trio, the memory of this piece came back to me. We delved deeper into Ravel's oeuvre and found a wide range of interpretative approaches that are not to be encountered in Beethoven or Bach. His music is tailor-made for us!"Perhaps it is no...

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


Recording Information

Recorded (26. & 27.11.2021), mixed and mastered by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios Ludwigsburg

Produced by Dieter Ilg

Cover art by Tony Cragg: Manipulations, 2017