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Jörg Brinkmann

Ha! - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9662-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 96622 3
  • German Release: 29/08/2008
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Young German Jazz

„Musik von Querdenkern mit hohem kreativen Potential.“ JAZZPODIUM

CD € 17,50



The days when German jazz musicians looked towards the USA like a fox in a henhouse are history. Stronger than ever, this new generation is pushing forward into wide-open regions. With its debut album Ha! (ACT 9662-2), the Jörg Brinkmann Trio demonstrates what fascinatingly open styles are possible when you take off the blinders. 32 year old Jörg Brinkmann would stand out simply because of the instrument he plays: the cello, which is a rarity in jazz. But Brinkmann’s playing is also outstanding. Educated at the prestigious Music College in Arnheim, Holland, he is happy to jump into the midst of the otherwise cello-free territory of jazz side by side with such prominent experimentalists as Herb Robertson, Frank Gratkowski, and Michael Vatcher. But he also has no problem playing with pop bands. The four years younger pianist Oliver Maas...

line up

Jörg Brinkmann - cello, effects
Oliver Maas - piano, fender rhodes
Dirk-Peter Kölsch - drums, glockenspiel, objects


Recording Information

Recorded by Holger Siedler, Cologne, May 12, 2007 and January 25-26, 2008
Mixed and mastered by Holger Siedler, January 27-30, 2008
Produced by Jörg Brinkmann
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch