About the album
The young gifted Slovenian saxophonist JURE PUKL takes the latest step forward with “Abstract Soceity his sixth album. It was recorded on May 11th 2011
at the Samurai Hotel Recording Studio in Brooklyn NYC. All compositions are written and arranged by JURE PUKL. He’s joined by three creative kindred spirits from New York’s downtown scene. Indian- American pianist VIJAY IYER turned piano sideman for Steve Coleman, then a Grammy nominee for his own work. Bassist JOE SANDERS has worked with Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove and Gerald Clayton and his teacher includes bass giant Christian McBride. California-raised drummer DAMION REID was mentored by the late great Billy Higgins, and he has lately worked with Steve Coleman.
Available now, a new reference recording of Beethoven
The Complete Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and Piano on 4 SACD's by Isabelle van Keulen & Hannes Minnaar is available. For a week the duo was in the studio recording the CD's and now we can present this album with huge pride. Not only because of the two star musicians ...Read more
And the Edison nominees are...
On Tuesday 21st of October Stichting Edison announced the Classical Edison nominations. We are delighted with the nominations for Challenge Classics. In the catagory chamber music and the opera: - Goeyvaerts String Trio (Pärt, Moody – Stabat Matar, Simeron) - CC 72616 - De Nationale Opera o.l.v. Marc Albrecht (Trojahn – Orest) - ...Read more