Matthias Schriefl

Six, Alps & Jazz - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9670-2
  • Barcode: 614427967022
  • German Release: 25/05/2012
  • Genre: Young German Jazz

Mit der „perfekten Brotzeit für offene Ohren und eine musikalische Seele“ (Wolfgang Puschnigg) wendet sich Matthias Schriefl – „das Phänomen" (Jazzthetik) – mit der ihm charakteristischen kreativen Unerschrockenheit seiner eigenen Allgäuer Heimat und der Volksmusik zu. Auf „Six, Alps & Jazz“ reicht der Wildschütz dem Großstadtdschungelkämpfer die Hand, Hausmusi vermählt sich dem Club-Sound, und ergibt eine wirklich innovative, improvisierte Neue Volksmusik.

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Reflecting on your own background is a feature of jazz in general, but it has also been an important credo for ACT from the beginning. Exploring your own musical tradition can enrich your identity, as evidenced by Swedish jazz musicians Nils Landgren and Esbjörn Svensson on “Swedish Folk Modern”, or with guitarist Nguyên Lê, who explores his roots on “Tales from Viêt-Nam“. For Matthias Schriefl, a young German jazz musician from Maria Rain in Allgäu, this goes without saying. The trumpeter is one of the wildest musical anarchists in Germany but comes from a musical family (his father was a church musician and his brother Magnus is also an excellent trumpeter) and he hasn’t forgotten his roots that lie in the folk music of Allgäu. Nonetheless, it took until his latest ACT album “Six, Alps & Jazz” for this tradition to take centre-st...

line up

Matthias Schriefl / trumpet, alphorn, a.o. brass
Johannes Bär / tubas, alphorn, a.o. brass
Peter Heidl / flute, tenor sax, piccolo, clarinet
Florian Trübsbach / oboe, alto sax, a.o. reeds
Heiko Bidmon / clarinets, flutes, saxes
Gregor Bürger / bassoon, baritone sax, clarinet


Recording Information

Produced by Matthias Schriefl
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Music recorded by Nico Raschke in Maria-Rain, Stadl & Hansahaus Studios, Bonn,
26.7.11, 28. & 29.9.11 (950 & 63m above mean sea level (AMSL)) / Track 11 recorded
live by Nico Raschke at Grüntenhütte, Oberallgäu, 28.1.11 (1477m AMSL)
Tracks 12 & 13 recorded live by Thomas Schmidt at Alm-Café Schnakenhöhe, Maria-Rain,
25.7.11 (1000m AMSL) / vocals on 04 recorded by Nico Raschke at Brandnerhof, Übelbach,
24.8.11 (580m AMSL) / Mixed by Oliver Bergner & Matthias Schriefl at Hansahaus Studios,
Bonn (63m AMSL), except Tracks 5, 7 & 11 mixed by Peter Heidl at Sound Studio,
Nippes (51m AMSL) / Mastered by Chris v. Rautenkranz at Soundgarden Tonstudio, Hamburg (6m AMSL)

Gefördert durch die Initiative Musik gemeinnützige Projektgesellschaft mbH mit Projektmitteln des Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien auf Grund eines Beschlusses des Deutschen Bundestages.