Jeder von ihnen hat Jazz-Geschichte geschrieben. Die Band der stilbildenden Bandleader ist eine "verbindliche Quersumme des deutschen Jazz".
The title of this album is absolutely unambiguous. It involves the meeting of six old friends of similar, and yet disparate personalities. It is a meeting of soul brothers with different objectives, of idealists who are ready to fight for their own values, of survival artists and courageous visionaries, of competitors and partners, individualists and team players, of fellow-sufferers and celebrators. It is a meeting of six German jazz musicians; perhaps the best that Germany has ever produced. If there ever was a recording project deserving the title German Jazz Masters, then this summit meeting between Albert Mangelsdorff, Klaus Doldinger, Manfred Schoof, Wolfgang Dauner, Eberhard Weber, and Wolfgang Haffner is the one. Every one of them has played a part in the story of jazz; everyone is a major innovative stylist. Each has ma...line up
Recorded at Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg, Juny 26 - 28, 2000
Engineered by Johannes Wohlleben
Mastering: 24 bit supermapping
Produced by Siegfried Loch