Heinz Sauer

Certain Beauty - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9442-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94422 1
  • German Release: 24/02/2006
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Duo Art

"Certain Beauty ist schlicht ein Meisterwerk.“ (RONDO)

Jazz-CD des Jahres 2006 -
"CHOC de l'année 2006", JAZZMAN, F

CD € 17,50

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A pair of radicals and the art of synthesis without sacrificeOn "Certain Beauty", their second album for ACT, saxophonist Heinz Sauer and pianist Michael Wollny show how perseverance can lead to music of exquisite splendourRarely has a German jazz release caused such a tidal wave of awards and rave reviews.  The WELT AM SONNTAG places this music right with "the best that German jazz has to offer", and DIE ZEIT went even further when it claimed, "Jazz has come alive again". The renowned German jazz record reviewers award, five stars from FONOFORUM, four stars from the French JAZZMAN, these are but a few of the reactions to "Melancholia", the 2005 debut CD of saxophonist Heinz Sauer and pianist Michael Wollny (ACT 9433-2). Additionally, Michael Wollny was presented with the Bavarian Art Prize...

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Heinz Sauer – tenor saxophone
Michael Wollny – piano + keyboards


Recording Information

Recorded and Mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studios, Oslo, Norway on October 3 - 4, 2005 and by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, Germany, on November 11 and December 16, 2005
Produced by Siegfried Loch