Nils Kugelmann
Stormy Beauty

VÖ: 30.06.2023

Genre: Young German Jazz

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ACTLP 9684-1, 614427968418
Nils Kugelmann / bass
Luca Zambito / piano
Sebastian Wolfgruber / drums

Recorded by Manfred Mildenberger, April 2022
Mixed by Florian Oestreicher at Realistic Sound Studio
Mastered by Christoph Stickel.

"Stormy Beauty" illustrates why Nils Kugelmann is considered one of the best German bassists, even at a young age. As the album title suggests, it's all about some of the most essential elements that music can convey: beauty, tension, passion. It's a powerful debut full of strength and passion.

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Nils Kugelmann
Nils Kugelmann is known for his weighty tone, gripping groove, and dynamic musical interactions. In 2023, the Munich-based double bassist won the prestigious Young Talent Award at the Jazzwoche Burghausen. The Süddeutsche Zeitung praised him, stating that "Nils Kugelmann makes each individual note sound defined, even at the highest tempo, making complex compositions open for improvisation irresistible and catchy." The BMW Young Artist Jazz Award jury also noted that he is "already one of the best German bassists."