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Eckhard Richelshagen

Blue Items

€ 18.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label Mons Records
  • UPC 4260054555321
  • Catalog number MR 874532
  • Release date 11 May 12

About the album

Eckhard Richelshagen has prefaced his debut solo album "Blue Items" with profound words from the French writer Victor Hugo:
"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent"

With this philosophical approach, the pianist and composer Richelshagen has very clearly defined the concept which lies behind his highly sensitive compositions.
Since completing his studies at the Cologne conservatoire, he has followed his own unique and unconventional musical path, teaming up with well-known jazz musicians, visual artists, dancers and actors.
His preference, however, has always been for smaller ensembles, in which direct communication between the different musicians sits at the core of the music. Through first-class solo piano playing, Eckhard Richelshagen emphasizes this preference even further, only in this instance, the musical exchange takes place between the audience and himself.
With the compositions on "Blue Items", Richelshagen is metaphorically reading between the lines. As the architect of the sound, he creates structures and landscapes within us. His elegant and densely atmospheric playing takes us by the hand and leads us through entirely new dimensions, buoyed by splendor and tranquility. The concept of time is lent a whole new quality...

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