Jakob Manz

Groove Connection - CD

  • Format: CD (erhältlich auch als Vinyl )
  • Kat Nr.: ACT 9966-2
  • Barcode: 614427996626
  • VÖ. Deutschland: 28.04.2023
  • Genre: Saxophone Jazz, Jazz

"Groove Connection" features the highly acclaimed German alto saxophonist Jakob Manz together with a band of international groove-jazz-greats. An album full of infectious rhythms and melodies with great depth and stylistic mastery.

CD € 18,00

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"Jakob Manz will always surprise you," says pianist /keyboardist Roberto Di Gioia, who produced the 21-year-old's new album alongside Siggi Loch. "It is widely known that Jakob can play the saxophone unbelievably well, and also that he can take it in just about every conceivable direction in modern jazz. What is less appreciated is how authentic he sounds when he plays soul, funk and rhythm'n'blues. And just when you think you've heard everything from him, he will play you a blues solo so deep and soulful, it’s incredible." The release of Manz’s jazz-rock debut "Natural Energy" in 2020 gave a good pointer to his potential. That album was followed by headline appearances at important festivals: the Leverkusener Jazztage, Jazz Baltica, and also in the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart where he was a guest soloist a...


Jakob Manz / alto saxophone & flute
Roberto Di Gioia / keyboards
Karin Hammar / trombone
Bruno Müller / guitar
Tim Lefebvre / electric bass
Per Lindvall / drums

Paolo Fresu / trumpet (on 01)
Nguyên Lê / guitar (on 04)
Mark Harrington / spoken words (on 01)


Recorded by Arne Schumann at Soundfabrik Berlin, 20. - 22.11.2022
Mixed by Arne Schumann
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Produced by Roberto Di Gioia & Siggi Loch