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Richie Beirach

Live at Birdland New York - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9839-2
  • Barcode: 614427983923
  • German Release: 28/04/2017
  • Genre: Jazz

When it comes to jazz musicians improving with age, the pianist Richie Beirach is a perfect example. With the release of “Live at Birdland New York” the pianist-composer is celebrating his 70th birthday, and demonstrates he’s still at the top of his game.

CD € 17,50



Happy Birthday Richie Beirach and Gregor Huebner!When it comes to jazz musicians improving with age, the pianist Richie Beirach is a perfect example. With the release of “Live at Birdland New York” the pianist-composer is celebrating his 70th birthday, and demonstrates he’s still at the top of his game alongside his congenial partner of two decades, the Stuttgart-born, New York based violinist Gregor Huebner. Another birthday boy, Huebner is also celebrating a milestone, reaching half a century on May 23, the exact same day as Beirach.As a tribute, the leading Munich-based jazz label ACT releases a CD featuring highlights recorded in 2012 from their decade long annual week’s ‘live’ residence at the illustrious Birdland in New York, in which they are joined by the high calibre lineup of bassist George Mraz, trumpeter Randy Brecker and d...

line up

Richie Beirach / piano
Gregor Huebner / violin
Randy Brecker / trumpet
George Mraz / bass
Billy Hart / drums


Recording Information

Recorded by Tyler McDiarmid live at Birdland New York,
August 25 & 26, 2012

Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by the artists

Cover art by Philip Taaffe
Flowers, 1995, ACT Art Collection