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Eric Schaefer

Bliss - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9818-2
  • Barcode: 614427981820
  • German Release: 18/03/2016
  • Genre: Crossover, Jazz

On “Bliss”, Eric Schaefer and his band The Shredz blend the fusion jazz of the sixties with the jazz dub of the nineties and the club music of today to concoct an explosive hubble-bubble of a magic brew. It’s not Voodoo. It is merely style and good taste, skills and know-how, complex compositions and improvisatory passion.

CD € 17,50



On “Bliss”, Eric Schaefer and his band The Shredz blend the fusion jazz of the sixties with the jazz dub of the nineties and the club music of today to concoct an explosive hubble-bubble of a magic brew. Although it sometimes sounds like it, it’s not Voodoo,It is merely the logical continuation of what made Schaefer’s playing so unique from the outset: style and good taste, skills and know-how, complex compositions and improvisatory passion. Rooted in hardcore and matured in jazz, Schaefer plays a range that goes way beyond the scope of any academic colloquium.In 2013, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birth, Schaefer brought out his ACT debut as band leader in the form of “Who’s afraid of Richard W.?”. Without trepidation he gnawed Wagner’s music down to its skeleton, to then toss the bones into new constellat...

line up

Eric Schaefer / drums, modular synthesizer (08)
John-Dennis Renken / trumpet
Volker Meitz / keyboards
John Eckhardt / bass


Recording Information

Produced by Eric Schaefer

Recorded and mixed by Volker Meitz
at Nordkreuz-Studio, Berlin, Dec. 3 - 4, 2014
Mastered by Uwe Haas