Frank Möbus

Love Me Tender - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9286-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92862 7
  • German Release: 01/02/2001
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz
Only digitally available

When writing liner notes it’s always difficult figuring out ways to promote a group without falling into the usual cliches - every group is innovative, the players maestros, the playing masterful, and the group interaction intuitive to the point of being extra-sensory. In this case, however, such praise is no hyperbole. Der Rote Bereich literally translates as "the red area", and is a referral to the red zone which indicates distortion on the recording level meter of most recording machines. The Der Rote Bereich is appropriately named; the group’s music brazenly skirts the outrageous as it traverses the ground between the sublime and the ridiculous. The group was founded in 1992 in Nuremberg by guitarist Frank Möbus along with bass clarinetist Rudi Mahall, and almost immediately acquired cult status among jazz cognoscenti. Th...

line up

Frank Möbus - guitar
Rudi Mahall - bass-clarinet
John Schröder - drums

Recording Information

Recorded by Hrólfur Vagnsson at Tonstudio Vagnsson,
Hannover, August 2000
Mastered by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios
Produced by Frank Möbus