Rainer Böhm

hydor - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9761-2
  • Barcode: 614427976123
  • German Release: 28/09/2018
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Jazz

In “hýdōr” Böhm has impressively joined the ranks of the great piano romantics. His highly individual
voice makes a new and distinguished addition to the “Piano Works” series.

CD € 17,50

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“ACT seems to be on a mission to introduce the world to Europe's rising new jazz-classical pianists,” the UK’s leading jazz critic John Fordham of the Guardian has noted. And jazz for piano has indeed always been part of ACT's DNA. The label’s roster includes pianists who have achieved international renown such as Joachim Kühn, Esbjörn Svensson and Michael Wollny; and more recently the Austrian David Helbock has started to be recognized as the major talent he clearly is. Siggi Loch started the dedicated album series “Piano Works” to present the finest in solo piano playing, and Rainer Böhm with his album “hýdōr” becomes the latest pianist to enter this pantheon.Born in Ravensburg in Southern Germany in 1977 and now based in Cologne, Böhm is considered by critics to be one of the country’s outstanding jazz pianists, yet among the wider...

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Rainer Böhm / piano


Recording Information

Music composed and produced by Rainer Böhm

Recorded by Stefan Deistler at Tonstudio Loft, Cologne, August 10 & 11, 2017
Mixed by Stefan Deistler
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Hermann Rudorf, Woge (1998)
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2018