MPS Records releases again a bunch of physical re-issues. Five selected classic and less well known recordings of the comprehensive MPS Records catalogue will be published on 180g audiophile Vinyl and CD. Each of these albums tells its own story and deserves it to be in spotlight again.
Man is not well known for his foresightedness. That's why we want to help a bit. In exactly one year from today, the VIVA ALTONA! Festival will take part at the Fabrik Hamburg. On the occasion of Herzog Records' 10th Anniversary. So we want to surprise you with a "Night of Groove" on March 18th 2016, brought to you by the brass band Marshall Cooper and the electronic-jazz group Nighthawks. And the day after, on March 19th 2016 the "Night of Soul" will end the festival.
Benny has made up his mind to concentrate on his band. It was his fine musical instincts that brought him together with the UK musicians Kit Downes (keys) and Chris Montague (git.). Kit Downes was nominated ‘Rising Star’ by the Downbeat Magazine in 2013. Aside from being an excellent guitarist, Chris Montague also...
Imaginary sounds in real time: the young German Pablo Held and his trio meet American star John Scofield in a dream concert. Both sides were thrilled – and here is the CD from that encounter. This is gripping, hands-on music in free flight, a memorable moment with the possibility of a sequel.
Ensemble Du Verre will play with their electronic avangard jazz approach at ÜBERJAZZ in Hamburg. They will introduce the material of their CD "The Light Gets In" (Compost Records). And it doen't matter if it's Under-, Beneath- or Über-Jazz! Let's meet there!
25 records „Remastered Rarities“ from selected artists. A tribute to the Most Perfect Sound made in the Black Forest. The CDs are available separately. All together their covers are joining to the MPS emblem. In these albums are included records from the Jazz-Rocker Udo Lindenberg, masterminds and composers Peter Herbolzheimer, Michael Naura, Dieter Reith, Session-Greats like Dave Grusin, Steve Kahn, Dave King, Alphonse Mouzon, Philip Catherine or jazz legends like Count Basie, Jim Hall or Joe Pass – just featured or as main artists. Further the albums of Friedrich Gulda, Sun Ra or Roland Kovac are building a cultural attestation of these jazzy times in the 70th.
For a glimpse on the voluminous repertoire of sounds a freetrack of Monty Alexander's album "Rass!" is actually launched:
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On October 18th German music TV VIVA broadcasted Fantastische Vier's second (!) MTV Unplugged with its totally impressive atmosphere of the Balve Cave. They were featured by our fantastic flamenco guitarist Rafael Cortés. And one will be surprised how well these two sound properties fit together...
Jessica Gall did enter the jazzcharts on #11 with her new album Riviera and even our a-capella ladies Les Brünettes could celebrate a charts-entry on #26 with their first album! Together with Nighthawks' Live in Hamburg and Jeff Cascaro's The Other Man they're Herzog Records' chart entries no. 3 and 4 in 2012. Cheers to that and great thanks to you!
Foto Credit: Torsten Goltz
Jeff Cascaro will be singing for the second time in the south of Europe! The first time performing with Mario Biondi in Italy was the Arena di Verona! This gig at the 10th of December 2011 will be in Lugano Swiss: A radio concert with Mario Biondi! The broadcasting service Radio Svizzera, channel Radio TRE was inviting Mario Biondi for playing a concert at the radio. The single "Blue Skies" with Jeff Cascaro and Mario Biondi is developing as a winter single in the Italian radios. A truely wonderful duet!
10.12.2011 Radio Svizzera, Radio Tre
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