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Michael Wollny

[em] II - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9655-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 96552 3
  • German Release: 01/09/2006
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Young German Jazz

"Temporeich und originell, manifestiert sich hier ein neuer europäischer Jazz, der weder auf heimische noch US-Traditionen allzu viel gibt, was ihn verdammt spannend macht." (STEREOPLAY)

CD € 17,50



"I think we all have the impression that things are changing right now," says Michael Wollny, one of European jazz's leading young musicians. Wollny is right. Something is in the air. Everybody is talking about it. A sense sharpening breeze of change is blowing across Europe as musicians, promoters, record companies, commentators and fans are gradually becoming aware that European jazz is in the ascendancy, and that some of the most interesting, challenging and dynamic jazz is no longer coming from its land of origin, but from the Old World. These are exciting times and from the critical acclaim that has come the way of Wollny and his colleagues - Eva Kruse on bass and Eric Schaefer on drums -  who comprise the trio [em], it is clear they are at the forefront of a burgeoning European jazz explosion. Like many jazz groups...

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Michael Wollny – piano
Eva Kruse – bass
Eric Schaefer – drums


Recording Information

Recorded and mixed in September 2005 and February 2006 at Bohus Sound Recording Studios, Göteborg, Sweden, by Ake Linton.
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann.
Produced by [em].