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Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic

Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic: Mediterraneo - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9849-2
  • Barcode: 614427984920
  • German Release: 27/10/2017
  • Genre: Jazz

To put the “Sound of Europe” on the big stage is the mission of “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic” and of its curator Siggi Loch. Many of the roots of European music are to be found in Italy. “Mediterraneo” avails itself of this cornucopia of inspiration – and sets off on a journey of discovery.

CD € 17,50



To put the “Sound of Europe” on the big stage is the mission of “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic” and of its curator Siggi Loch. Earlier concerts in the series – tracking down “Celtic Roots” or strolling through “Norwegian Woods” – have shown how the sheer plenitude of European music has left its mark on the jazz of our time.Many of the roots of European music are to be found in Italy. The country was an early hub for Western classical music, and was where opera was born. From Sicily up to Venice, all kinds of gloriously diverse and many-hued folk music heritages are nurtured. There is a nationwide tradition of the “cantautore”, and in film music, Italy sets the trend: Nino Rota's and Ennio Morricone's movie scores are known worldwide.“Mediterraneo” avails itself of this cornucopia of inspiration – and sets off on a journey of discovery. T...

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Stefano Bollani / piano
Jesper Bodilsen / bass
Morten Lund / drums

Vincent Peirani / accordion & accordina

Mitglieder der
Berliner Philharmoniker

Geir Lysne / arranger & conductor


Recording Information

Recorded by Nanni Johansson
live in concert at the Berlin Philharmonie,
Großer Saal, June 12, 2017

Mixed by Klaus Scheuermann with Geir Lysne & Roberto Lioli
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Curated and produced by Siggi Loch


Cover art by Federico Herrero, Landscape, 2017
by permission of the artist and Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf