Torsten Goods

Thank You Baby! - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9731-2
  • Barcode: 614427973122
  • German Release: 25/09/2015

Goods' warm-sounding, fast picking guitar, his flexible phrasing and smooth vocals; Haffner's uniquely bouncy drums; Di Gioia’s wonderful timing and inspirational, effervescent piano and Fender Rhodes; Lefebvre’s concise bass; all of these merge to form distinctively new, convincing interpretations of spirituals and soul classics.

No longer available – out of print

Since the release of his last album “Love Comes To Town“, word has it that Torsten Goods “is a master of groove“ (Süddeutsche Zeitung), “pop jazz hasn't felt this good since George Benson“ (Kulturnews), because he “plays the guitar like George Benson, sings like Frank Sinatra and composes like Joe Sample“ (Süddeutsche Zeitung). However this 34- year -old is not one to rest on his laurels. Following an early breakthrough in his mid - twenties, he set himself new goals: a move from Nuremberg to Berlin was followed by performances with great jazz musicians like Till Brönner and further establishing his musical identity, among other things by working with pop stars such as Sarah Connor.Spirituals, blues and roots music form the creative foundation for “Thank You Baby!“ “This kind of music was familiar to me as a young lad. My Irish mum lov...

line up

Torsten Goods / vocals & guitar
Roberto Di Gioia / Fender Rhodes & piano
Tim Lefebvre / Fender Jazz Bass & double bass
Wolfgang Haffner / drums

Recording Information

Produced by Wolfgang Haffner & Torsten Goods
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Recorded by Arne Schumann, April 8-10, 2015 at Hansa Studios, Berlin
Additional editing by Stephan Ernst

Mixed by Arne Schumann in May and June, 2015 at Schumann & Bach Studios, Berlin
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann