Heinz Sauer

Don't Explain - Live In Concert - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9549-2
  • Barcode: 614427954923
  • German Release: 30/11/2012
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Duo Art

Der bedeutendste Tenorsaxofonist der deutschen Jazzgeschichte. (FAZ) / Ein Duo ohnegleichen. (Der Tagesspiegel) / Was für ein Paar! (Die Zeit)

 
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When told he was considered one of the fundamental greats of German Jazz, Heinz Sauer replied that he saw himself "neither as old nor as a master". So although the saxophonist, who will be celebrating his 80th birthday on 25 December 2012, is rightfully known as "a giant" (FAZ) and "grand master of saxophone" (DIE ZEIT), after all, he has been at the centre of European jazz history since his beginnings at the side of Albert Mangelsdorff. But in principle he remains to this day an adolescent; the kind of artist who knows that the path to mastery doesn't have a final destination. Sauer's sparkling play became one of the distinctive timbres in the self-confident European jazz scene very early on, even though it continually occupied itself with the US tradition, with George Adams and Archie Shepp, later with B...

line up

Heinz Sauer / tenor saxophone
Michael Wollny / piano


Recording Information

Produziert von Siggi Loch

Live aufgenommen von Walter Quintus am 2. September 2012 in der Stadtkirche Darmstadt

Gemischt und gemastert von Walter Quintus