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Heinz Sauer

If (Blue) Then (Blue) - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9493-2
  • Barcode: 614427949325
  • German Release: 08/01/2010
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Saxophone Jazz, Duo Art

"Heinz Sauers Spiel ist von unvergleichlicher Dichte, Weisheit, Vitalität, Schönheit und Unberechenbarkeit. Ein Gigant." FAZ

CD € 9,99 (OP: € 17,50)



Blue delights: IF (BLUE) THEN (BLUE) - for the first time, Heinz Sauer has recorded with Joachim Kühn. Together with Michael Wollny, they have created an exciting homage to Kind Of Blue.“Jazz is here alive again.” “Magical miniature versions for eternity.” “A strong duo!” – this is how the press celebrated the two most recent ACT CDs from saxophonist Heinz Sauer and pianist Michael Wollny – Certain Beauty (ACT 9442-2) and Melancholia (ACT 9433-2). A duo which caused a furore not only because of the 46 year age gap of both musicians but also because of the wide creative scope captured in this encounter. On the one hand, the wise and experienced saxophonist (born 1932) with the concisely dazzling sound and on the other, the young “conqueror of the keys” (born 1978) with a broad musical vocabulary going in all directions. It wasn’t by cha...

line up

Heinz Sauer / tenor saxophone
Michael Wollny / piano (on 1/7/9/10/11/13/16), fender rhodes (#04)
Joachim Kühn / piano (on 2/3/5/6/8/12/14/15)


Recording Information

Recorded on 22nd - 24th August and mastered on 01 October by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios Ludwigsburg, 2009
Produced by Siegfried Loch