"Ein hochintelligentes, stets mitreißendes Hörvergnügen"
Around Brazil: Simon Nabatov’s solo-album on ACT pays tribute to beauty.It would be tempting for someone like him to simply dazzle and amaze. Simon Nabatov is technically one of the piano sensations of the last two decades. An artist, whose skills seems to know no boundaries. The stylistic repertoire of the pianist, who lives in Germany and trained at the Moscow conservatory and New York’s Juilliard School, is comprehensive. From stride to free jazz, he seems to have everything that jazz piano’s history has to offer at his fingertips, while pulling baroque, classical and romantic music out of his sleeve with ease, as this recording once again reveals. But more than that Nabatov uses this recording to make an intimate musical statement, by celebrating his love for Brazilian music.A music that is always vibrant and rhythmically infectiou...line up
Simon Nabatov – piano
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Jan-Erik Kongshaug, Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, in September 2005
Except "Partita de Março" recorded in Cologne, Germany
Produced by Siegfried Loch