Inner Orbit - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9666-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 96662 9
  • German Release: 28/08/2009
  • Genre: Young German Jazz

„In einer langen Armada von Tonträgern, die sich seit Jahrzehnten dem Mysterium der bemannten Raumfahrt widmen, rangiert „Inner Orbit“ ohne Zweifel ganz weit vorne. Bodenständiger, sofort identifizierbarer Sound und grenzenlose Fantasie. Punktlandung.“ (Jazzthing)

No longer available – out of print

Outer space. Infinite distances... From the very beginning of time, people have been fascinated by the sky – and so has max.bab, “a new promise for German jazz“ (Concerto). max.bab’s ACT debut Inner Orbit is an exploration of humanity’s adventures in space, an exploration that uncovers new dimensions; through its music the quartet focuses on the internal orbits since those “are at least as important as the external ones,” points out saxophonist Max von Mosch, thus explaining the idea of the album. “We’ve been wondering what astronauts actually feel in the weightless infinity of space and have tried to translate it into our language of sound.” The core of Inner Orbit is „Leonov’s Space Walk,“ a 30 minutes suite about the Soviet cosmonaut who was the first man ever to venture a space walk in 1965. For twelve minutes he was floating in...

line up

Max von Mosch - tenor and soprano saxophone
Benedikt Jahnel - piano
Benny Schäfer - bass
Andi Haberl - drums

Recording Information

Recorded by Florian Oestreicher at Realistic Sound, Munich, Sept. 24, 2008 & March 24, 2009
Mixing & mastering by Klaus Scheuermann at 4ohm music, Munich

Produced by max.bab
Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch