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MísiaAnimal Sentimental
Feelings, the indescribable realm, which inspires poets and artists from so many different fields, are treasures that only weigh on the soul. Mísia is well aware of this. This female artist, a dreamy fado singer, singer actress, narrator of her own stories and of those of others, is the first to admit, that she is an animal sentimental, a sentimental animal. This expression serves as the title for a new album, a new chapter of a career, that spans three decades and that has received wide international ...more

New releases May 2022

JHM288CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROKontraSax Die Kunst des ReisensIn contrast to so many of their colleagues, who tend to work just on projects and being focused on a few rehearsals before the respective concerts nowadays, Christina Fuchs' and Romy Herzberg's duo KontraSax must be seen as a working band: linear, as part of their self-concept, in the form of a musical relationship which already lasts three decades, maybe even life-long.Christina Fuchs and Romy Herzberg ... more
JHM287CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EURONiklas Roever QuartettHell's The Hippest Way To GoThe quartet of Cologne pianist Niklas Roever (* 1998) has been existing since 2016. With "Hell's the Hippest Way to Go" he changed the focus of his musical work: the vocal element within the band concept was strengthened; influenced by the music of colleagues such as John Taylor, Norma Winstone and composers such as Maurice Ravel, pieces were created which always claim to sound out playing styles and ... more
JHM285CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROThe Composers' Orchestra BerlinHolding PatternThe C.O.B.'s extraordinary concept consists of the fact that its musicians are at the same time their own collaborators as well as composers. There is no fixed instrumentation: the composers can choose instruments from the band pool to develop an innovative orchestral repertoire whose stylistic influences range from classical to jazz and from folk to free. The music written for this band therefore ... more
JHM290CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROHannes Zerbe Quintettlive im A-Trane BerlinThe Hannes Zerbe Quintet was invited to play at the presentation of the "Jazzpreis 2021" of the city of Berlin, which was awarded to the pianist and composer Hannes Zerbe on 9 June 2021. In his work, Hannes Zerbe repeatedly looks for relations to material from the realm of classical serious music creating a fluctuating exchange between two seemingly incompatible musical levels through the originality ... more
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Jazz  Avantgarde17.98 EUROPotsa Lotsa XLGaya
FA8593CD
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FA58124 CD
Jazz  Allgemein39.98 EUROToots ThielemansSoul Station - The Complete Toots Thielemans 1952-1961Jean-Baptiste «Toots» Thielemans was part of the landscape for the greater part of jazz history, from the early 40s until 2016, the year of his disappearance. Belgian by birth, American by naturalization, Toots was first a guitarist, before his inimitable style led him to be considered the greatest harmonica player (and whistler) in jazz, accompanying the greatest: Count Basie, Lester Young or Billie ... more
JAWA113CD
Rock  Reggae17.98 EUROÄl JawalaI Way To Äl
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Jazz  Allgemein15.98 EUROCatherine RussellSend for Me“...the greatest of all contemporary blues singers.” Will Friedwald, The Wall Street Journal, January 2022GRAMMY® nominated vocalist Catherine Russell, when asked to characterize her new album, Send For Me, replied, "I love romance that swings." Send For Me features a baker's dozen of newly recorded tunes on her eighth album as a leader, meeting a simple exacting standard. "Songs that inspire or touch ... more
JHM289CD
Jazz  Contemporary17.98 EUROJörg Schippas UnbedingTTanzpalastJörg Schippa's musical horizon is enormously broad. His playing structure combines extensive influences and listening habits of improvising musicians such as Miles Davis, Jim Hall, Ry Cooder, Jimi Hendrix or composers of Western Classical Music such as Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky, Olivier Messiaen, György Ligeti and Alfred Schnittke. Over the years, Jörg Schippa has worked his way deeper and deeper ... more
JHM286CD
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APEEP904LP
Pop  Allgemein15.35 EUROAndy PartridgeMy Failed Songwriting Career - Volume 2 EP (12")Second in a series of Andy Partridge EPs of songs originally written with other performers in mind Volume 1 went to No. 1 in the UK physical charts on release in 2021Spring has sprung, or, at least, it will have by early April……That seems to provide the perfect opportunity to release an EP of songs of love, longing and partnership – and if a song called Seesaw doesn’t instantly appear to match that ... more
GMC097CD
World Music  Portugal  Fado16.98 EUROMísiaAnimal SentimentalFeelings, the indescribable realm, which inspires poets and artists from so many different fields, are treasures that only weigh on the soul. Mísia is well aware of this. This female artist, a dreamy fado singer, singer actress, narrator of her own stories and of those of others, is the first to admit, that she is an animal sentimental, a sentimental animal. This expression serves as the title for ... more
HCD7343CD
World Music  Norwegen17.98 EUROAnnbjorg LienJanusAnnbjørg Lien has been an immerse figure on the musical scene in Norway and internationally for decades. Few have done as much for Norwegian traditional music as Annbjørg, an ambassador and innovator of traditional music, she holds the highest esteem in every musical corner of the world. In 2019, Annbjørg finished her doctorate in Hardanger fiddle playing at the University in Agder, and this album ... more
BAY019CD
World Music  Spanien  Flamenco16.98 EUROGerd PutscheffLos Vientos ¡Duende Now!The point of departure for the music of "!Duende Now!" is the cooperation with Spanish musicians: so to speak a "violin de jazz alemán" meets Spanish flamenco and jazz musicians. This is where the motivation originated to create an original fusion of flamenco and jazz, which is unmistakably characterized by the sound of string instruments. So, gradually the characteristic voice of the flamenco guitar ... more
CFMCD022CD
World Music  USA  Folk16.98 EUROSad Daddy & Melissa CarperWay Up In The HillsForming in the spring of 2010, Arkansas outfit Sad Daddy hastraveled down many a road--together and separately--at timesfocusing on their solo projects and then reuniting for a bandproject. The four members, Brian Martin, Joe Sundell,Rebecca Patek, and Melissa Carper, all conspired and unitedin the sudden spare time of 2020 to create their third album,Way Up in the Hills. Convening at Brian’s cabin ... more
CR022LP
Jazz  Allgemein27.98 EUROUzebFast Emotion (LP)One of the jewels in the discography of UZEB and alsothe very first studio recording made in 1982 available onvinyl.Fast Emotion appears as essential in the career of UZEB.Smashing compositions, a unique sound, a palette ofexceptional instrumental technique.Uzeb is a pioneer by its originality at the forefront of jazzfusion music.Alain Caron, Michel Cusson and Paul Brochu are alreadyready. The reissue ... more
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News

  • 02/05/2022Transglobal World Music Charts Mai 2022Mísia ist mit ihrem neuen Album „Animal Sentimental“ in die Transglobal World Music Charts eingestiegen. Die Fado-Sängerin und Erzählerin ihrer eigenen Geschichten und der Geschichten anderer schlägt mit ihrer Musik ein neues Kapitel ihrer Karriere auf. In ihren Liedern spiegelt Mísia ihre künstlerische Haltung und zeigt freimütig ihre innersten Gefühle. ...moreLatest release
  • 01/04/2022BMW WELT JAZZ AWARD 2022 mit Marco MezquidaUnter dem Titel „Key Position“ widmet sich der renommierte BMW Welt Jazz Award dieses Jahr dem Klavier als prägendes Instrument des Genres. Am 19.04.2022 ist dafür Marco Mezquida mit seinem Trio zu Gast in München, um sich der Jury zu präsentieren. Auf dem kommenden Album „Letter to Milos“ schlägt das Trio um den Pianisten aus Maó auf Menorca neue und verzweigte Pfade in die gewohnte Klanglandschaft traditioneller iberischer Musik. ...moreLatest release
  • 28/03/2022Jake La Botz auf TourSinger/Songwriter Jake La Botz ist mit der Musik der Straße, aus Bars, Kirchen, Tattoo-Salons und Filmen großgeworden – klanglich angesiedelt ist er in New Orleans, im Mississippi Delta und in seiner Heimat Chicago. Im April ist er jedoch auch in Deutschland und Österreich mit seinem Album „They´re Coming For Me“ zu hören: 01.04. Augsburg, 02.04. Hildesheim, 04.04. Aachen, 10.04. München, 12.04. Kleinstaasdorf (AT), 13.04. Berlin, 14.04. Hamburg, 19.04. Mannheim, 22.04. Feldkirchen (AT) und 28.04. Essen. ...moreLatest release
  • 07/03/2022World Music Charts März 2022In die März-Ausgaben der World Music Charts Europe und der Transglobal World Music Charts wurde das Album „A sud di Bella Ciao“ von Riccardo Tesi, Elena Ledda und Lucilla Galeazzi gewählt. Es ist ein Album für die Demokratie - ein historischer Roman gewebt aus Musik, Klängen und Texten, getragen von den wichtigsten Stimmen des sozialen und politischen Liedes im Italien der letzten 30 Jahre. ...moreLatest release
  • 04/02/2022Preis der deutschen SchallplattenkritikBatila hat es mit seinem Debütalbum „Tatamana“ auf die Longlist für den Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik in der Kategorie Weltmusik geschafft. Ebenfalls nominiert sind „A Sud di Bella Ciao“ von Riccardo Tesi, Elena Ledda und Lucilla Galeazzi sowie „Unite“ von Ogún Afrobeat. In der Kategorie Jazz wurde die Formation Oliver Leicht (acht.) mit „A_Trak__Some Songs“ nominiert. ...moreLatest release

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