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Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic

Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic VI: Celtic Roots - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9836-2
  • Barcode: 614427983626
  • German Release: 26/08/2016
  • Genre: Crossover, World Jazz, World Music

The 6th edition of the celebrated concert series live from the Berlin Philharmonie: Earthy blues from Norway, jazz and folk: this high-calibre celtic-nordic connection is aware of its roots and creates its very distinct and new musical cosmos

CD € 17,50



The concert series “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic” has set itself the ambition to reflect current developments and shifts in jazz, and in European jazz in particular, ever since it started. A new configuration of musicians is assembled for each concert, the focus is placed on a different theme, and the results have invariably been truly memorable one-off concerts. At the beginning, this approach might have seemed something of a risk, but the idea has evolved to the point where it has been described by Berlin’s respected regional broadcaster RBB as “a successful formula for delivering very great concerts.” “Celtic Roots” was another in this line of triumphs; success has evidently now become a matter of habit.This concert re-traced the paths taken by Celtic music as it traversed European culture, and also charted its influence on jazz. Mod...

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Knut Reiersrud / guitars, Weissenborn lap steel & harmonica
Ale Möller / mandola, trumpet, shawm (“skalmeja”), overtone flutes, hammered dulcimer & harmonium
Fraser Fifield / soprano sax, low whistle & Scottish border pipes
Tuva Syvertsen / vocals, Hardanger fiddle & harmonium
Aly Bain / fiddle
Eric Bibb / vocals & guitar
Olle Linder / percussion & double bass


Recording Information

Curated, produced & desinged by Siggi Loch

Recorded live in concert at the Berlin Philharmonie, March 8, 2016
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Presented by Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker