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Uli Lenz: Rainmaker's Dance

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MSRP: $12.98
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Item Number: 71031
Artist: Lenz, Uli
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The discovery of German Jazz pianist Uli Lenz's CD, Uli Lenz: Rainmakers Dance, is a thought provoking and moving event. Rarely will you hear a Jazz album with a combination of such power and grace. From the spellbinding delicacy of A Perfect Couple to the stormy heights of Traumatic Experiences with Bavarian Trapdoors, Uli Lenz unique sound and writing style make him a rising star on the Jazz horizon. His songs, One Year After and Umbrella Indorrs, were featured on the soundtrack of the award-winning film Sideways starring Paul Giamatti.

 

Already renowned internationally, Lenz is joined on his U.S. debut by music masters Ira Coleman on bass, Horacio ‘El Negro’ Hernandez on drums, with Arkadia label mate alto saxophonist T.K. Blue on several cuts as well. With a formidable command of the keyboard, composition and style, Uli Lenz: Rainmakers Dance (also available via download) not only represent the best of Jazz's past, present and future, but masterfully displays the pianist’s playful sense of time and melody on this impressive album.

 

Selections Include:

 

  1. Traumatic Experiences with Bavarian Trapdoors

  2. Rainmaker's Dance

  3. Umbrella Indoors*

  4. 1, 2, 3 Cuckoo!

  5. RIP (Rest In Peace)

  6. Subway to Vanilla City

  7. A Perfect Couple

  8. Brake for the Wild Boar Blues

  9. One Year After*

  10. Orange Coalition

  11. My Foolish Heart

  12. Little Ostrich

 

* featured in the Fox Searchlight film Sideways starring Paul Giamatti

 

 

 

 

Musicians:

 

  Uli Lenz - piano

  Ira Coleman - bass

  Horacio Hernandez - drums

 

with

  T.K. Blue - alto saxophone

  on tracks 1,4 & 8

 

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