Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Judit Pixner Quartett/Kein Weg Zu Weit/Nagel Heyer 2082

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Judit Pixner Quartett/Kein Weg Zu Weit/Nagel Heyer 2082

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Judit Pixner Quartett

Kein Weg Zu Weit

Nagel Heyer 2082

Judit Pixner-voc / Michel Giro-pno / Fabrizio Larentis-b / Roman Hinteregger-d / Pedro Tagliani-gtr. Rec München, July 2007, Oct 2008.

An meiner Seite / Du fehist mir / Das Gelbe vom Ei / Ohne dich / Deine Nähe / Kein Weg zu weit / Als es began / Ich lieb dich so sehr / Nie mehr zurück / Männer sind anders / Angela. TT 53.40

Hallo! You know how you're always telling me that jazz is a universal language? OK, here's the proof, an album of a singer auf Deutsch with a cooking trio. The singer's pleasingly supple, the drummer is musical, the bassist swell for those sliding swells, and the pianist is tastefully space conscious. Judit didn't come from out of nowhere (South Tyrol, actually), as she's recorded with The Other, a spirituals-to-swing vocal quartet, but, trust me, she's better off on her own and not singing stuff in English that we've heard too much already.

This material, all originals by Pixner and/or Michele Giro, is dramatic, a bit modal, a bit melodic, but always pleasing. I could have done with more up-tempo tunes however, you can show the band to the stage but you cannot presume to conduct them. …

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