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Joachim Kühn

Out Of The Desert Live At Jazzfest Berlin - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9521-2
  • Barcode: 614427952127
  • German Release: 30/09/2011
  • Genre: Bigband, Piano Jazz

Mitschnitt des umjubelten Berlin Konzertes von 2010: organisch, wuchtig und ungemein intensiv: „Ein Musikwunder” (faz)

CD € 17,50



“Berlin is always something special,” says Joachim Kühn recalling his first performance at the Berliner Jazztage 1966 with his brother Rolf and the Mangelsdorff rhythm group. He sums up a career which took him straight from Berlin to the Newport Jazz Festival and later on to Paris, where together with Daniel Humair and Jean-François Jenny-Clark, he led one of the most defining trios of European jazz for decades. “Berlin was, at the time, a stepping stone for me into the big wide world of jazz.” After the fall of the Berlin Wall, he met Ornette Coleman in his home town of Leipzig of all places, and a musical friendship connected the two since then. Kühn has played, and continues to do so, with a long list of world famous colleagues although he himself is one of the few German jazz stars in the worldwide scheme of things. In June 2011 he...

line up

Joachim Kühn / piano
Majid Bekkas / vocals, guembri, oud
Ramon Lopez / drums, tabla, percussion
hr-Bigband / Frankfurt Radio Bigband conducted by Ed Partyka


Recording Information

Recorded live at Haus der Festspiele, Berlin on November 6, 2010
Produced by Hessischer Rundfunk. Producer: Olaf Stötzler & Joachim Kühn
Recording and Mixing Producer: Axel Gutzler. Recording Engineer: Rainer Schulz