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Manfred Schoof – The “great romanticist” of the German jazz avant-garde releases a live 3-CD boxset

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Without any doubt, the trumpeter Manfred Schoof belongs to the first generation of jazz musicians in Germany, who very early developed a very own European signature in this form of music and thus no longer simply emulated American models. The rich fund of church scales was just as essential for him as influences from the so-called New Music. Schoof had already been active (more…)

Oregon will release live-album on the Moosicus label

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The legend has it that the four Oregon musicians met at the legendary Woodstock Festival in 1969. However, it is documented that at least guitarist/pianist Ralph Towner and bassist Glen Moore were on stage with US singer/songwriter Tim Hardin. But three more years had to pass before Oregon really got off the ground musically. Colin Walcott and Paul McCandless completed (more…)

MIG music reaction on Corona Virus

Dear friends, partners and fans,

The times are unreal, almost unimaginable, like in a bad Hollywood blockbuster. But we have to go through it. Solidarity is needed now, with our work colleagues, our families and friends, our neighbours and the people on the street. So that we can stay healthy, protect our fellow human beings and of course ourselves. Many things will change, some things will no longer be the way (more…)

Moosicus presents the Volker Kriegel Archive

It reads like a fairy tale. Ev Kriegel found in her husband’s estate many tape boxes with partly unreleased music by Volker Kriegel from his various creative phases. The first idea was to make these treasures audible again only for private use in the circle of friends. But after the tapes were digitally transferred and lovingly remastered, it was quickly clear what a treasure came to light. The circle of (more…)

SOUL BASEMENT present video for their single “Better Days”

The soul record by italian DJ Fabio Puglisi and texan vocalist/saxophonist Jay Nemor has been in stores for a little over a month, and critics are abuzz. In the July issue of the German Hifi magazine “Audio” the album “Onenesss” is celebrated as “Klangtipp” (Sound tip) and “Geheimtipp” (Insider tip): There it says “Nemor ennobles the 8 pieces on “Oneness” with its velvety, deep organ and its vocal sovereignty, so (more…)

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