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Eric Watson

Jaded Angels - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9452-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94522 8
  • German Release: 27/10/2006
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

"In diesem intim respektvollen Miteinander entsteht ein magisches Fluidum, das diese CD schlicht betörend macht." (RONDO)

CD € 17,50



Although you won’t find him if you look up his name in one of the usual jazz-dictionaries like the Rough Guide Jazz (“The ultimate guide to jazz”), it’s a very different story in his chosen country of residence. Eric Watson has lived in France since 1978, and has received various distinguished prizes like the “Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres” for his work in furthering the cause of jazz. He is curator of the festival La Villette and a respected teacher. “The audience in Europe has always inspired me. The Germans know a lot about music, and are not afraid of anything new. The French in general have a great thirst for culture. I’ve always felt very comfortable here.” Watson is an avid performer of the music of Charles Ives, and may find consolation in the fact that Ives’ masterpieces were only discovered thirty years after they were wr...

line up

Eric Watson - piano
Peter Herbert - double bass
Christophe Marguet - drums


Recording Information

Recorded on March 19,20 and 21 - 2006 at Studio La Fonderie in Malakoff, France
Recording engineer: Philippe Teissier du Cros
Mixed at Studio Boxson in Paris, France by Philippe Teissier du Cros
Produced by Eric Watson