Echoes Of Swing

Winter Days at Schloss Elmau - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9105-2
  • Barcode: 614427910523
  • German Release: 25/10/2019
  • Genre: Jazz

13 swinging winter greetings, which desugar the typical sweet seasonal ringin. With respect, but completely new swing, the Echoes of Swing tie themselves again to the Jazz-tradition and transfer it with great taste, unrelentless taste and impressive imaginativeness to their timeless musical cosmos.

CD € 17,50

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For over 20 years, Echoes of Swing have been an essential go-to band for lovers of classic jazz. They show quite how many sides there are to it, and do so in a way that is always consummately fresh. The quartet of Bernd Lhotzky (piano), Colin T. Dawson (trumpet), Chris Hopkins (alto saxophone) and Oliver Mewes (drums) breathe new life into the canon of the Jazz Age with their skill as players, their fine arrangements – and with a lot of humour. The band play their own compositions too. And each of their albums is built around a theme: after "Blue Pepper", "Dancing", "Travelin'" and the "Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke", their new album "Winter Days at Schloss Elmau" is a winter walk, but with a swing to it. The new album continues in the line of superb recordings that ACT has made in the lar...

line up

Echoes of Swing :
Bernd Lhotzky / piano & musical director
Colin T. Dawson / trumpet
Chris Hopkins / alto saxophone
Oliver Mewes / drums

Rebecca Kilgore / vocals
Henning Gailing / bass
Rolf Marx / guitar (on 4, 8, 9 & 10)

Recording Information

Recorded by Stefan Gienger at Schloss Elmau, December 13 - 15, 2018
Mixed and mastered by Stefan Gienger at Mastermix Studios, Munich

Produced by Echoes of Swing

Cover photo by Schloss Elmau