Current exclusive ACT Artist
Colin T. Dawson - trumpet & voc, Chris Hopkins - alto sax, Bernd Lhotzky - piano, Oliver Mewes - drums
Jazz, Good Time Jazz

Echoes Of Swing

Free from any museum nostalgia, the four musicians take their inspiration from the gigantic treasury of swinging jazz, from Bix to Bop, from Getz to Gershwin, while constantly searching for the hidden, the unexpected, the exquisite. The Great American Song book and the immeasurable recordings of great Jazz pioneers form the humus for the creativ...

“There are no lack of bands that play vintage jazz. But Echoes Of Swing bring a couple of things to the party, that are unique: a spare lineup of alto saxophone, trumpet, piano and drums that leans heavily on the left hand of phenomenal stride pianist Bernd Lhotzky; and their enthusiasm for not just creating vintage sounds but using them as raw materials for ambitiously modern arrangements, played immaculately.“ (Downbeat)