Richie Beirach

Round About Monteverdi - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9412-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94122 0
  • German Release: 01/03/2003
  • Genre: Crossover, Piano Jazz
No longer available – out of print

It was like a revelation for him: "I have been involved with music my whole life, but this was something I knew very little about. ", says pianist Richie Beirach. "I had no idea there was so much happening during this particular epoch". In their newest project the American jazz pianist and his two partners, violinist Gregor Huebner and bassist George Mraz, devote themselves to compositions out of the early Baroque. After "Round About Bartok" (ACT 9276-2) and "Round About Federico Mompou" (ACT 9296-2) now follows "Round About Monteverdi".With their homage to the Hungarian Bela Bartok and the Catalonian Mompou, the trio were inspired by 20th century composers. Picking up on a favorite idea of ACT chief Siegfried Loch’s, this time they go some 400 years back. Beirach was amazed: " Up...

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Richie Beirach – piano
Gregor Huebner – violin
George Mraz - bass

Recording Information

Recorded and mastered by Johannes Wohlleben in October 2002
24 bit digital recording at Bauer Studios Ludwigsburg, Germany
Produced by Siegfried Loch