CD 2096
Four Tenors
Henning Sieverts

Henning Sieverts - bass, cello
Till Martin - tenor-sax, soprano-sax, clarinet, bass-clarinet
Jason Seizer - tenor-sax, flute
Hugo Siegmeth - tenor-sax, soprano-sax, clarinet, bass-clarinet
Ulrich Wangenheim - tenor-sax, soprano-sax, flute, clarinet, bass-clarinet
Christian Elsässer - piano, keyboards
Bastian Jütte - drums

01 Twelve By Four
02 Stairs  
03 Fivesix
04 Sun On My Face
05 Rohlilahla
06 Gentle G
07 Up, Down, Straight
08 Nightflight
09 The Mooche
10 Simple Song
11 Dark Brown Boogie

All compositions by Henning Sieverts except 09 by Duke Ellington.
Recorded August 2009 and mixed March 2010 at Realistic Sound, München.

"Henning Sieverts is maybe the best bass player in Germany at the moment" stated DIE ZEIT after the release of 'Henning Sieverts Symmetry: Blackbird', the predecessor to 'Four Tenors', which also won an 'Echo Jazz Award' in 2010.

Over the years he played on more than 100 CD-Productions (11 as bandleader) and keeps busy playing all over the world.

Concerts in Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Holland, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Yugoslavia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Libya, Mexico, Namibia, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela.

Radio and TV-Productions in Australia, USA, South Africa, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, and Germany.

Some of the musicians Henning Sieverts has played with (in alphabetical order): Franco Ambrosetti, Benny Bailey, Richie Beirach, Jim Black, Marc Copland, Marc Ducret, Robin Eubanks, Antonio Farao, Art Farmer, Martin France, Paulo Fresu, Dusko Goykovich, Barry Guy, Slide Hampton, Roy Hargrove, Eddie Henderson, John Hollenbeck, Achim Kaufmann, Bireli Lagrene, Christof Lauer, Tony Lakatos, Ngyen Le, Jean Marie Machado, Rick Margitza, Jim McNeely, Don Menza, Michael Moore, James Morrison, Simon Nabatov, Adam Nussbaum, Tom Rainey, Andy Sheppard, Bobby Shew, Chris Speed, Lew Tabackin, Ack vanRooyen, Brad Shepik, Tyshawn Sorey, Norma Winstone, Jens Winther, Phil Woods and Attila Zoller.

Press reviews:

"A bassist with a distinctive voice." Rolling Stone
"A brilliant cellist who is at home with the demands of the new music as well as those of jazz." FAZ
"A virtuoso with inventive genius and unconcealed passion." Abendzeitung
"Hidden C - This CD is something of a sensation, beguiling and highly addictive." Jazz thing
"Hidden C is an testament to beautiful melodies with impressionistic intensity." Rondo
"Phenomenal original compositions: whether wild and boisterous, atmospherically suspended, or simply breathtakingly heart-rending, they are without the slightest trace of banality or kitsch." Süddeutsche Zeitung
"Henning Sieverts convinces with rock-solid drive and three-dimensional tone." Jazz Podium
"Henning Sieverts' contrabass is the axis around which the acoustic microcosmos of the trio revolves." Süddeutsche Zeitung

Price 14.99 EURO


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