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Eric Schaefer

Kyoto mon Amour - Vinyl (incl. mp3 Download Code)

  • Format: Vinyl (erhältlich auch als CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 9835-1
  • Barcode: 614427983510
  • German Release: 28/04/2017
  • Genre: World Jazz, World Music, Jazz

Eric Schaefer has been described as the “central shining star of the German jazz scene” by the prestigious weekly Die Zeit, while the Munich broadsheet Süddeutsche Zeitung has referred to the “wide-ranging inspiration that he brings to the jazz world.” In “Kyoto Mon Amour” the drummer/composer takes on the challenge of building bridges between Japanese and western music.

Vinyl € 20,00



From Kyoto with loveEric Schaefer has been described as the “central shining star of the German jazz scene” by the prestigious weekly Die Zeit, while the Munich broadsheet Süddeutsche Zeitung has referred to the “wide-ranging inspiration that he brings to the jazz world.” In “Kyoto Mon Amour” the drummer/composer takes on the challenge of building bridges between Japanese and western music.“The music, philosophy, religion and culture of Asia have fascinated me for a long time”, Schaefer explains. During the past fourteen years he has made three visits to Korea, and stayed in Japan no fewer than six times. “I find myself longing for Asia, it has left its mark on my life.” Schaefer practices Zen, that “pathless path” of observing one's own nature in meditation. “Zen-Practice has changed my whole life. The way one handles nature, other pe...

line up

Kazutoki Umezu / clarinet & bass clarinet
Naoko Kikuchi / koto
John Eckhardt / bass
Eric Schaefer / drums


Recording Information

Produced by Siggi Loch with the artist

Recorded by Klaus Scheuermann at Hansa Studios,
Berlin, Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2016
Assistant engineer: Nanni Johansson
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Shoshu, calligraphy (2016)