Michael Schiefel

Blaue Augen - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9651-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 96512 7
  • German Release: 01/04/2005
  • Genre: Young German Jazz

"Das ist neuer intelligenter Jazz, made in Germany"

No longer available – out of print

Sentimental? Certainly not! Also not naïve, as it was with the New German Wave (NDW) in the early 80s. In fact, rather realistic! And self-confident! The blue eyes are wide open - looking attentively, aggressively and critically at the big wide world. On to it, but not too old. jazzIndeed! Young German Jazz: take two.The first release by the outstanding trio [em] has gone extremely well, with the band being thanked by Germany’s biggest national daily newspaper, the Süddeutsche Zeitung, for saving German jazz through tension and humour: "A self-confident, unique statement from a young German scene that can hold its own on the international stage. Wollny, Kruse and Schäfer conjure up an astonishing sound with corners and edges, with hair-raising tones and jagged rhythms" writes the newspaper."As the first of a new CD serie...

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Michael Schiefel - vocals, electronic
Jan von Klewitz - alto saxophone
Bene Aperdannier - piano, keyboards
Paul Kleber - bass
Rainer Winch - drums, percussion

Recording Information

Track # 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11
Recorded by Ulf Drechsel at SFB
Mixed by Volker Meitz
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by jazzIndeed & Volker Meitz

Track # 1, 4, 7, 8, 12
Recorded by Rainer Robben at AudioCue
Mixed by Teo Schulte
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Produced by jazzIndeed