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Out of the Bird's Eye

Andy Scherrer / William Evans / Stephan Kurmann / Jorge Rossy

Out of the Bird's Eye

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Format: CD
Label: TCB The Montreux Jazz Label
UPC: 0725095316026
Catnr: TCB 31602
Release date: 14 May 2013
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Label
TCB The Montreux Jazz Label
UPC
0725095316026
Catalogue number
TCB 31602
Release date
14 May 2013
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Andy Scherrer

Andy Scherrer (* 1946 / Tenor Saxophone): One of Europe's leading tenor saxophone voices , Andy Scherrer has made a name for himself as a longtime member of the „Vienna Art Orchestra“ - besides working with heavyweights like Gary Burton, Abdullah Ibrahim, Cedar Walton and Mel Lewis. Approaching his 70th birthday next year, Scherrer looks back upon a fruitful career recording and playing live on the world's most prestigious stages. Yet, his big, round sound and his soulful style of improvisation are still very much in demand. His recent collaborations in a Trio with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel and bassist Larry Grenadier, a Quartet with drummer Jorge Rossy (of the Brad Mehldau Trio) and pianist William Evans are ample proof of...
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Andy Scherrer (* 1946 / Tenor Saxophone): One of Europe's leading tenor saxophone voices , Andy Scherrer has made a name for himself as a longtime member of the „Vienna Art Orchestra“ - besides working with heavyweights like Gary Burton, Abdullah Ibrahim, Cedar Walton and Mel Lewis. Approaching his 70th birthday next year, Scherrer looks back upon a fruitful career recording and playing live on the world's most prestigious stages. Yet, his big, round sound and his soulful style of improvisation are still very much in demand. His recent collaborations in a Trio with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel and bassist Larry Grenadier, a Quartet with drummer Jorge Rossy (of the Brad Mehldau Trio) and pianist William Evans are ample proof of that fact. Besides his tremendous skills as saxophone player, Scherrer is also known for his sensitive piano playing, making him the first choice to accompany singers like Sandy Patton or Ann Malcolm. Andy Scherrer has been a featured member of „Peter's Playstation“ for the past two years.

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Jorge Rossy

Jorge Rossy is internationally recognized as one of the most influential drummers of his generation. His sideman work includes over 180 recordings with renowned jazz musicians Brad Mehldau, Ethan Iverson, Kevin Hays, Albert Sanz, Mark Turner, Chris Cheek, Seamus Blake, Joshua Redman, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Steve Swallow, among many others. Jorge has also toured with some jazz greats including Charlie Haden, Wayne Shorter, Lee Konitz, Carla Bley, and Joe Lovano. Besides his work as a drummer, Jorge has a distinctive voice on the vibes, marimba and piano, and a unique sound as a composer and band leader. Since his first CD under his own name, Jorge Rossy Trio Wicca (Fresh Sound), recorded in 2006, Jorge has recorded over 30 albums as...
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Jorge Rossy is internationally recognized as one of the most influential drummers of his generation. His sideman work includes over 180 recordings with renowned jazz musicians Brad Mehldau, Ethan Iverson, Kevin Hays, Albert Sanz, Mark Turner, Chris Cheek, Seamus Blake, Joshua Redman, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Steve Swallow, among many others. Jorge has also toured with some jazz greats including Charlie Haden, Wayne Shorter, Lee Konitz, Carla Bley, and Joe Lovano.

Besides his work as a drummer, Jorge has a distinctive voice on the vibes, marimba and piano, and a unique sound as a composer and band leader. Since his first CD under his own name, Jorge Rossy Trio Wicca (Fresh Sound), recorded in 2006, Jorge has recorded over 30 albums as a band leader or co-leader, to critical acclaim from publications such as Jazz Times, Downbeat, Jazz Around, and All About Jazz.

In 2015, Jorge recorded Stay There (Pirouet), his debut recording, leading a truly stellar band and playing vibes and marimba . Since then, Jorge has been touring and recording with different configurations of his band Jordi Rossy Vibes Quintet and several co-led projects, including Passport Quartet, Rossy & Kanan Quartet, Beck/ Landolf/Rossy, Scherrer-Evans-Kurmann-Rossy, Fox Chris Cheek and Rossy & Vercher Quintet «Filantropía», among others.

All these bands are made up of an outstanding cast of musicians, collaborating to create a distinctive sound and an aesthetic full of intimate complicity. The long list of Jorge’s current bandmates includes Al Foster, Joe Chambers, Jimmy Wormworth, Joey Baron, Adam Cruz, Billy Hart, Mark Turner, Joshua Redman, Domenic Landolf, Pietro Tonolo, Javier Vercher, Chris Cheek, Mike Kanan, Kevin Hays, Michael Beck, Doug Weiss, Putter Smith, Nico Moreaux, Masa Kamaguchi, Marc Abrams, Pete Bernstein, Jaume Llombart, Pierre Perchaud and Vincent Peirani.


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Composer(s)

Andy Scherrer

Andy Scherrer (* 1946 / Tenor Saxophone): One of Europe's leading tenor saxophone voices , Andy Scherrer has made a name for himself as a longtime member of the „Vienna Art Orchestra“ - besides working with heavyweights like Gary Burton, Abdullah Ibrahim, Cedar Walton and Mel Lewis. Approaching his 70th birthday next year, Scherrer looks back upon a fruitful career recording and playing live on the world's most prestigious stages. Yet, his big, round sound and his soulful style of improvisation are still very much in demand. His recent collaborations in a Trio with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel and bassist Larry Grenadier, a Quartet with drummer Jorge Rossy (of the Brad Mehldau Trio) and pianist William Evans are ample proof of...
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Andy Scherrer (* 1946 / Tenor Saxophone): One of Europe's leading tenor saxophone voices , Andy Scherrer has made a name for himself as a longtime member of the „Vienna Art Orchestra“ - besides working with heavyweights like Gary Burton, Abdullah Ibrahim, Cedar Walton and Mel Lewis. Approaching his 70th birthday next year, Scherrer looks back upon a fruitful career recording and playing live on the world's most prestigious stages. Yet, his big, round sound and his soulful style of improvisation are still very much in demand. His recent collaborations in a Trio with guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel and bassist Larry Grenadier, a Quartet with drummer Jorge Rossy (of the Brad Mehldau Trio) and pianist William Evans are ample proof of that fact. Besides his tremendous skills as saxophone player, Scherrer is also known for his sensitive piano playing, making him the first choice to accompany singers like Sandy Patton or Ann Malcolm. Andy Scherrer has been a featured member of „Peter's Playstation“ for the past two years.

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