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Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic

Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic IV - Accordion Night - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9589-2
  • Barcode: 614427958921
  • German Release: 29/05/2015
  • Genre: Jazz, Jazz

The programme is the star at “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic”. The aim of the concert series, curated and produced by Siggi Loch, is to bring together different musicians in a way that has never been seen or heard before, with one thematic focus. On 13 February 2015, the eighth edition at the sold out Kammermusiksaal saw the spotlight focus on the accordion.

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The programme is the star at “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic”. The aim of the concert series, curated and produced by Siggi Loch, is to bring together different musicians in a way that has never been seen or heard before, with one thematic focus. On 13 February 2015, the eighth edition at the sold out Kammermusiksaal saw the spotlight focus on the accordion, an instrument that is all too often misunderstood and still an outsider in classical and jazz music, despite pioneering talents such as Astor Piazolla and Richard Galliano.Vincent Peirani, one of the stars of the evening who “expertly modernises” the instrument (3sat Kulturzeit), initially underestimated the scope of sounds and opportunities for musical development that the accordion offers: “As a boy I always wanted to learn the drums. The accordion was an instrument for grandparents...

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Klaus Paier / accordion
& Asja Valcic / cello

Régis Gizavo / accordion & vocals
& Nguyên Lê / guitar

Stian Carstensen / accordion
& Adam Bałdych / violin

Vincent Peirani / accordion
& Emile Parisien / soprano saxophone


Recording Information

Recorded live in concert
at the Berlin Philharmonie (KMS), February 13, 2015
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Presented by Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker

Produced by Siggi Loch

Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic bei ACT:
Rantala, Wollny & Możdżer: Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic I (ACT 9556-2)
Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic II: Norwegian Woods (ACT 9569-2)
Leszek Możdżer & Friends: Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic III (ACT 9578-2)