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Natalia Mateo

De Profundis - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9734-2
  • Barcode: 614427973429
  • German Release: 31/03/2017
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz

The title of Natalia Mateo’s album, “De Profundis” - meaning ‘out of the depths’ in Latin - sets the tone: the inspirational well-springs for her music are both personal and profound. Thoughtful, original compositions and highly personal adaptations of songs reflect her story set against a backdrop of East and West, a life punctuated by changes of surroundings, by departures which lead to fresh beginnings.

CD € 17,50



Enigmatic and profound.The title of Natalia Mateo’s album, “De Profundis” - meaning ‘out of the depths’ in Latin - sets the tone: the inspirational well-springs for her music are both personal and profound.Subtle, knowing songs leave the listener in no doubt of a determination to mark out musical paths that are Mateo's, and hers alone. Thoughtful, original compositions and highly personal adaptations of songs reflect her story set against a backdrop of East and West, a life punctuated by changes of surroundings, by departures which lead to fresh beginnings.The music of “De Profundis” has a three-fold inspiration: Poland, her country of birth, with its natural closeness to the Slavic traditions has left its mark, as have the international influences of her elective home city of Berlin; finally, Mateo is particularly drawn towards unconv...

line up

Natalia Mateo / vocals
Sebastian Gille / saxophone
Simon Grote / piano
Dany Ahmad / guitars
Christopher Bolte / e-bass
Felix Barth / double bass
Fabian Ristau / drums


Recording Information

01, 04, 06, 07 & 10 arranged by Natalia Mateo & Band
09 arranged by Natalia Mateo

Produced by the artists

Recorded by Łukasz Olejarczyk at RecPublica Studios,
Lubrza (Poland), October 20 - 24, 2016
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Uwe Kowski, Tisch 1, 2015 / ACT Art Collection
Aquarell, 29,5 x 42 cm, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin