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Echoes Of Swing

Travelin´ - CD

  • Format: CD (erhältlich auch als CD )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9104-2
  • Barcode: 614427910424
  • German Release: 23/02/2018
  • Genre: Good Time Jazz, Jazz

Most jazz musicians are also travellers. Their places of work are the clubs and festivals of the world, so they are always on the go. This “tour de force” has been going on for 20 years. A reason then to celebrate, which is perhaps best done by re-tracing the journey, reviving memories of things experienced, and looking at all that travelling involves.

CD € 17,50



Most jazz musicians are also travellers. Their places of work are the clubs and festivals of the world, so they are always on the go. Echoes of Swing, however, has another dimension: This quartet is also on a journey through time, going back to classic jazz from the 20’s to the 50’s, bringing it into the present day and shaping it for the future. This “tour de force” has been going on for 20 years. A reason then to celebrate, which is perhaps best done by re-tracing the journey, reviving memories of things experienced, and looking at all that travelling involves.We’re off on a thrilling round-the-world musical journey from the moment Chris Hopkins’ “Orient Express” rolls in. The wagons are full of sounds which range from blues to Arabic music, and as we move along the track, we’re noticing all kinds of shifting harmonies and tempo chan...

line up

Colin T. Dawson / trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn & vocals
Chris Hopkins / alto saxophone
Bernd Lhotzky / piano & celesta
Oliver Mewes / drums


Recording Information

Arrangements:
Colin T. Dawson: 03, 10, 13, 14
Chris Hopkins: 01, 04, 06, 07, 08, 11
Bernd Lhotzky: 02, 05, 09, 12, 15

Produced by Echoes of Swing Productions

Recorded by Erich Pintar
at Tonstudio Weinberg der Landesmusikdirektion, Kefermarkt (AT),
September 5 - 7, 2017
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Robert Gober, Untitled Shoe, 1990
Red casting wax (8x7x19 cm), © Robert Gober, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery