Various Artists

Lyoba Revisited - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9486-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94862 5
  • German Release: 08/01/2010
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

Jazz von ganz eigener Art. Thierry Lang veredelt Melodien aus seiner Heimat zu sehnsuchtsvoll anrührenden Knustwerken. STERN

Only digitally available

Shepherds’ songs as jazz-elegies, lyrical piano-play, cellos acting as a male choir, and a flugelhorn radiates an alphorn aura: Lyoba rings quietly, plaintively, and with exceptional feeling. Music out of Switzerland that is not limited to the tastes of fellow countrymen; rather, it has a universal jazz sound for the whole world. Alongside George Gruntz, Thiery Lang is the most successful Swiss jazz export, and wherever pianist Lang has presented this music live he has left behind an enthralled public. With the support of the Migros cultural foundation, Lang had released two Lyoba albums locally in 2008 and 2009, now with Lyoba Revisited, ACT has made it possible to bring Lang’s successful project to international ears in a new and more mature vision.With an unusual line-up, “the quiet poet who loves listening back to the sounds and ca...

line up

Thierry Lang / piano
Matthieu Michel / flugelhorn
Heiri Känzig / double bass
Daniel Pezzotti / cello
Andi Plattner / cello
Daniel Schaerer / cello
Ambrosius Huber / cello

Recording Information

Recorded and mixed by Johannes Wohlleben at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, Germany, April 12-13, 2009
Mastered by Adrian von Ripka at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, Germany, July 1, 2009

Produced by Thierry Lang
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch