Julia Hülsmann

Come Closer - Celebrating Randy Newman - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9702-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 97022 0
  • German Release: 01/04/2004
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Vocal Jazz

"So spannend und intensiv war Randy Newman selbst auf eigenen Platten bislang kaum einmal zu hören" (WAZ )

CD € 17,50

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When Julia Hülsmann was little, there was a memorable concert on the television. A man was sitting alone at the piano singing wonderful things with a uniquely appalling voice. Julia Hülsmann found it particularly appealing.. And she was especially delighted that, by coincidence, her parents had bought this very man’s sheet music. This encouraged her to sit down at the piano at home and practise for the first time her classical studies. They were of course the songs of Randy Newman. It was the beginning of a long love affair.Julia Hülsmann has herself in the mean time become a well-known pianist. In 2003 she made the recording "Scattering Poems" (ACT 9405-2) with her own trio and Norwegian singer Rebekka Bakken. The release was a special success with public and critics alike. Hülsmann’s compositions set to the poetry of Americ...

line up

Anna Lauvergnac – vocals
Julia Hülsmann – piano, Fender Rhodes
Marc Muellbauer – bass
Heinrich Köbberling – drums


Recording Information

Recorded by Jürgen Heckel at Studio P2, Berlin, August 2003
Mastered by Andreas Balaskas, Masterlab, Berlin/Würzburg
Produced and all music arranged by Julia Hülsmann