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Joachim Kühn

Kalimba - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9456-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94562 4
  • German Release: 27/04/2007
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, World Jazz

“Ein atemberaubendes Kunstwerk, gerade weil es den Hörer nicht durch den Kopf, sondern direkt in den Bauch erreicht.“ (JAZZTHING)
„Die Verbindung der drei Musiker ist pure Magie." (JAZZTHETIK)

CD € 17,50

The beach at Ibiza may be an inspiration in a number of different ways, one of them musical. Inspired, Joachim Kühn leaves the beach, goes home and sits down at the piano. From there, he calls Majid Bekkas, who is waiting for his luggage at Casablanca airport. Kühn plays him the song through the telephone. “We need some lyrics for this! You have to sing this." With his mobile still at his ear, Bekkas has his first ideas. The album opens with this telephone-piece: A Life Experience. Asked Where do you come from?, he sings: I’m a citizen of this world. All three of them are: Cosmopolitans and liberal minds, at once radical and open-minded. They are what the dictionary lists under kühn: “daredevil”, “headstrong”, “unusual”. The Balearic Island of Ibiza – after Leipzig, Paris, LA, New York, and Hamburg Kühn’s current place of residenc...

line up

Joachim Kühn - piano, alto saxophone
Majid Bekkas - guembri, oud, kalimba, voice
Ramon Lopez - drums

Recording Information

Recorded and mixed at Zerkall Studio on December 17–19, 2006 by Walter Quintus
Mastering by Klaus Scheuermann