from half a century ago, recorded long before today´s
musicians - that is,
in fact, nothing new.
they therefore old-fashioned?
it means that they are "out of style" and less often
played, it may be true. But than they haven´t lost their attraction
and freshness during the centuries - that demonstrates the
vibraphone player (and drummer) Florian Bührich (both he and
his band colleagues studied at the Musikhochschule Nürnberg-Augsburg)
on his debut-CD "endlich jazz….".
the program: taditional swinging jazz standards written by
John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, and others. That
means: "Finally (real) jazz" standing out from the
flood of new sound carriers offered now in this genre.
Nußbaumer´s concert review of 22.09.2003 in the "Schwäbische
nice thing of the skilled drummer Florian Bührich to go
through the somewhat distant realms of jazz. After the above
mentioned standard of saxophone player Benny Golson titles
from the "Modern Jazz Quartet" and from the trumpet
player and bigband leader Dizzy Gillespie determined the
musical schedule. When you know, that the mentioned quartet
then formed the rhythmic spine of Gillespie´s band, the
program seems really well
thought out. …
the laudably consequent doing without electronics one would
have liked some to widen the sounds of guitar player Andreas
Wiersich, who is gifted with very quick and
precise fingers. Especially because Peter Adamietz reduced his
play, except one enthusiastic run in "Night In
Tunisia" (Gillespie´s cookery again), to discreet
filling, and Marco
Kühnl´s swinging qualities on the bass mainly showed to
advantage in the ensemble.
may the well entertained public remember best? The lyrical
"Django" of the "Modern Jazz Quartet" and
the mind-blowing encore written by old vibraphone master
Lionel Hampton. His descendant Florian Bührich knows, what´s
right an proper."