About the album
The “long story” that Anat Fort proposes on her ECM debut is a captivating one, full of episodes that shimmer with fresh colour. The Israeli-born pianist/composer/improviser is a musician with an individual slant on the jazz tradition, and her music, lyrical and exploratory, carries echoes of her Middle Eastern homeland. It is superbly played by a band that includes two of the most original musicians in modern jazz, drummer Paul Motian and clarinetist Perry Robinson, plus highly-regarded bassist Ed Schuller (who has a long history with both of these innovators). These remarkable individualists pool their creative energies in the service of Anat’s compositions, with intriguing results. “You'll be hearing a lot more from Anat Fort. Her astonishing compositions and gift for band-leading recently caught the attention of ECM... She is a daring pianist-composer whose inventive way with tunes and time suggests a huge talent in the making.." - K. Leander Williams, Time Out New York
Our Edison Award 2014 Winners!
We are pleased to announce our winners of the 2014 Edison Awards: the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dutch National Opera, Goeyvaerts String Trio and the Dino Saluzzi Group. Read more about our stunning musicians below: Radio Philharmonic Orchestra - CLASSICAL Oeuvre-award Last Sunday 23rd of November the Edison Foundation gave the Classical ...Read more
Heading for the Edison - The Goeyvaerts String Trio wins!
The Goeyvaerts String Trio wins an Edison Award in the category Chamber music for the cd 'Stabat Mater'! Other nominees in the same category were Steven Issirlis and Quator Ebene. In the jury report we can read: "The Goeyvaerts String Trio makes Pärt’s Stabat Mater bloom as never before: crystal clear and ...Read more