Michael Wollny

Collector's Edition: Wunderkammer XXL - CD | 2 CD Set

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 6011-2
  • Barcode: 614427601124
  • German Release: 30/08/2013
  • Genre: Bigband, Piano Jazz

Doppelter Hörgenuss für alle Wollny-Fans in limitierter Auflage und zum Sonderpreis „Two for One“: Die Collector’s Edition vereint das Original-Studioalbum seines magischen Klangabenteuers „Wunderkammer“ mit einer XXL-Version – live aufgenommen mit der hr-Bigband beim Jazzfestival Frankfurt im Oktober 2012.

No longer available – out of print

Twice the listening pleasure for all Michael Wollny fans, in a limited edition and at a special two-for-one price: The Collector's Edition unites the original studio album of Wollny's magical sound adventure "Wunderkammer" with an XXL version recorded live with the hr big band at the Deutsches Jazzfestival in Frankfurt in October 2012."Germany's most exciting jazz pianist" exclaimed the newspaper Die Welt shortly after the release of "Michael Wollny's Wunderkammer" in the autumn of 2009. The Frankfurter Rundschau spoke of a "big step forwards in a totally new direction", indeed, that album marked the start of a new phase in Michael Wollny's career. The pianist, who repeatedly manages to surprise audiences with his music, was consequently raised to the summit of European jazz with the award of the...

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Disc 1 - Wunderkammer Original Version:

Michael Wollny / piano, celesta, harpsichord,
harmonium, fender rhodes
Tamar Halperin / harpsichord, celesta

Disc 2 - Wunderkammer XXL - live:

Michael Wollny / piano, spieluhr, kalimba
Tamar Halperin / harpsichord, celesta, harmonium, glockenspiel
hr-Bigband conducted by Jim McNeely

Recording Information

Disc 1 - Wunderkammer Original Version:

Produced by Guy Sternberg
Executive Producer: Siggi Loch

Recorded in May 2009 by Guy Sternberg at FWL Studios, Leipzig
Mixed in May/June 2009 by Guy Sternberg at LowSwing Studio, Berlin
Mastered in July 2009 by Klaus Scheuermann

Disc 2 - Wunderkammer XXL - live:

Produced by Michael Wollny & Hessischer Rundfunk
Producer hr-Bigband: Olaf Stötzler

Recorded live at the German Jazz Festival Frankfurt, hr-Sendesaal, October 27, 2012

Recording, Editing and Mixing Producer: Axel Gutzler
Recording Engineer: Rainer Schwarz
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann