First reactions on NICO FINKE’S BAD SURPRISE
There´s first reactions on our second young jazz artist Nico Finke with his NICO FINKE’S BAD SURPRISE:
The daily newspaper Aachener Nachrichten call it a “respectable debut album” as a result of a “united team effort” with “a lot of intuition for fineness and mood” and “soul, funk and a pinch of hip hop and dubstep influences. They rated NICO FINKE’S BAD SURPRISE (more…)
Announcement of NICO FINKE’S BAD SURPRISE
On Friday January 16th our Label Art Of Groove will release the debut album Nico Finke’s bad surprise.
It is an entertaining and varied debut not only jazz fans will be brimmed over with. The variety in composition with influences like funk, soul, hip hop and dubstep surprises with a elegent and loving arrangement filled with inventiveness and spirit.
Together with 10 further songs comes the track (more…)
Announcement of ACHIM SEIFERT PROJECT
Also coming out this Friday via Art Of Groove “…Noticed My Heart” by Achim Seifert Project.
While studying at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Achim was able to study and work with Oscar Stagnaro, Lincoln Goines, Hal Crook, David Fiuczynski, Andy McGhee, Dave Samuels, Sarah Brindell and Eguie Castrillo.
The ACHIM SEIFERT PROJECT won the Future Sound Contest at the Leverkusener Jazztage in 2010. The Band already has opened for jazz (more…)
OSCAR PETERSON & BEN WEBSTER rated best of 2014 (Osplacejazz.com)
O’s Place rated OSCAR PETERSON & BEN WEBSTER “During This Time” place 9 of their top ten in the category “Traditional Jazz 2014”. This album has been released via MIG / Art Of Groove. Go check its unquestionable quality by looking at the contestants at Osplacejazz.com:
Enthusiastic reviews on our OSCAR PETERSON & BEN WEBSTER “During this Time”
Mr. Dave Gelly wrote in the fully packed Sunday issue of the UK-based “Observer” the following about our OSCAR PETERSON/BEN WEBSTER album “During This Time”:
“A beautifully recorded CD and DVD package, previously unreleased, of a 1972 concert in Hannover. Peterson, leading his trio, is as immaculate as usual. Simply watching the ease with which he brings off wonders of virtuosity is almost enough in itself. Webster, by this stage, (more…)
SNARKY PUPPY won their first Grammy Award!
Congratulations to SNARKY PUPPY for their first Grammy!
It was a glamorous and lavish night on 26th of January in Los Angeles: we experienced one of the rare performances of the Carter couple, a performance of the remaining Beatles and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for Kraftwerk, the German pioneers of electronic music. SNARKY PUPPY received a Grammy award in the category BEST (more…)