Torsten Goods

1980 - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9719-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 97192 0
  • German Release: 29/08/2008
  • Genre: Vocal Jazz, Guitar Jazz

„Torsten Goods spielt auf eine Weise Gitarre, die Vergleiche mit George Benson nicht zu scheuen braucht. Hier reift ein Riesentalent!“ MANNHEIMER MORGEN

No longer available – out of print

It all started with a half-serious idea. Guitarist and vocalist Torsten Goods sent a demo to Christian von Kaphengst, successful bass player and producer, who worked with Till Brönner, Helen Schneider, Jeff Cascaro and Charlie Mariano. Kaphengst was able to confirm his theory that musicians tend to feel an affinity with the music of their year of birth. This idea appealed to both musicians so much that it was the starting point for a joint production. Torsten Goods was born in 1980 and it is four 1980 hits that form the backbone of his second ACT album, simply titled 1980 (ACT 9719-2). Goods has a special affinity with each of them. “I’m a huge fan of Queen,” he admits, so he arranged Freddie Mercury’s “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” in a way typical for the whole album: “Freddie wrote it as an homage to Elvis. We’ve taken it that lit...

line up

Torsten Goods - guitar, vocals
Jan Miserre - piano, fender rhodes, wurlitzer
Christian von Kaphengst - fender jazz bass, acoustic bass
Peter Lübke - drums on 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 12
Peter Gall - drums on 1, 7, 8, 9

Recording Information

Recorded by Christoph Beyerlein at Audio Cue Tonlabor, Till's Studio, Audio Zoo, Berlin, February 2008
Horns and Strings recorded by Lutz Häfner at Lu's World, Nuremberg, February 2008
Mixed by Christoph Beyerlein at Separate Sound Studios, Nuremberg, May 2008
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann, June 2008
Produced by Christian von Kaphengst
Co-produced by Torsten Goods and Jan Miserre
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch