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Joachim Kühn

Beauty & Truth

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9816-2
  • Barcode: 614427981622
  • German Release: 18/03/2016
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

The youthful old jazz master has a new dream team: clear, with buckets of soul and unconfined joy, solidly grounded in the groove, this trio has a way of going straight to the heart of the matter.

CD € 17,50



The Permanently Youthful Old MasterJoachim Kühn is a German pianist of world class, and a stand-alone figure in European jazz. He shows absolutely no signs either of slackening or of surrendering to his age - he is in his early seventies. Kühn's musical curiosity is as boundless as it always was, and his urge to keep creating new music is undimmed. It seems as if for him to stand still would be to go backwards. He lives in a finca in a remote part of Ibiza, overlooking the Mediterranean, where he is to be found either at the piano – he plays for hours every day - or dipping into his vast library of music. He has over 1,500 CDs, ranging from old recordings to up-to-the-minute releases. For “Beauty & Truth” he and producer Siggi Loch have made a selection of new and old pieces, reaching out into unfamiliar repertoire, and recorded th...

line up

Joachim Kühn / piano
Chris Jennings / bass
Eric Schaefer / drums


Recording Information

Recorded by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, July 7 & 8, 2015
Mixed and mastered by Adrian von Ripka

Produced by Joachim Kühn
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch


Music composed by Joachim Kühn, unless otherwise noted
All arrangements by Joachim Kühn, except “Sleep On It” by Eric Schaefer
02 & 08 composed by The Doors: Jim Morrison, John Densmore,
Robert Krieger & Ray Manzarek and 04 composed by Pupajim