Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic

Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic X: East - West - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9913-2
  • Barcode: 614427991324
  • German Release: 29/05/2020
  • Genre: World Jazz, Jazz

On the 30th anniversary of the death of Nesuhi Ertegün (1917-1989), Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic curator Siggi Loch dedicated an evening to commemorating his friend and mentor who had been like a father to him.

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‘East meets West’ was the central theme in the life of Nesuhi Ertegün (1917-1989). He grew up as the son of the Turkish Ambassador in Washington, and Nesuhi himself was to become an ambassador too: one of the most important producers and advocates that jazz has ever had. On the 30th anniversary of his death, Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic curator Siggi Loch dedicated an evening to commemorating this friend and mentor who had been like a father to him. For Nesuhi, jazz had no borders; this concert was a posthumous validation of the far-sightedness of that vision.On the cultural world map, East-West today is synonymous with the tense relationship between Europe and Asia, between Occident and Orient. From the Renaissance to the present day, there have been repeated waves of enthusiasm for Eastern culture in the West. And for the hundred year...

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Majid Bekkas / guembri & vocals
Nguyên Lê / e-guitar

NES
Nesrine Belmokh / vocals & cello
Matthieu Saglio / cello & vocals
David Gadea / percussion

Black String
Yoon Jeong Heo / Geomungo
Jean Oh / e-guitar
Aram Lee / daegeum & yanggeum
Min Wang Hwang / ajaeng & janggu


Recording Information

Recorded live in concert by Klaus Scheuermann at the Berlin Philharmonie (KMS), November 20, 2019
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Curated and produced by Siggi Loch

Cover art by Philip Taaffe, Isfahan (2009), by courtesy of Jablonka Galerie Cologne