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· Abercrombie, John
· Alessi, Ralph
· Altekamp, Sebastian
· Anderson, Jay
· Andrzejewski, Max
· Antoniou, Giorgos
· Arends, Fabian
· Backhaus, Tobias
· Baron, Joey
· Beets, Marius
· Berne, Tim
· Bernstein, Peter
· Black, Jim
· Blake, Seamus
· Boehlee, Karel
· Borel, Pierre
· Brodbeck, Jean-Paul
· Burgwinkel, Jonas
· Böhm, Rainer
· Carrothers, Bill
· Cheek, Chris
· Chisholm, Hayden
· Copland, Marc
· Cowherd, Jon
· de Fatima, Maria
· del Fra, Riccardo
· Delius, Tobias
· Dell, Christopher
· di Gioia, Roberto
· Dixon, Ben
· Donkin, Phil
· Egli, Dominic
· Enders, Johannes
· Foster, Al
· Friedrich, Jürgen
· Fuhr, Dietmar
· Gille, Sebastian
· Gisler, Fabian
· Goldings, Larry
· Goldsby, John
· Graupe, Ronny
· Gress, Drew
· Hagans, Tim
· Harris, Sam
· Hart, Billy
· Hays, Kevin
· Hébert, John
· Heise, Julius
· Held, Pablo
· Hirshfield, Jeff
· Hoenig, Ari
· Hollander, Rick
· Hollenbeck, John
· Kaufmann, Achim
· Kent, Oliver
· Kimbrough, Frank
· Klein, Niels
· Kolli, Valdi
· Konitz, Lee
· Kruemmling, Martin
· Landfermann, Robert
· Landolf, Domenic
· Lang, Walter
· Lauer, Johannes
· le Fleming, Orlando
· Lewis, Victor
· Liebman, Dave
· Lillinger, Christian
· Maddren, James
· Martucci, Tony
· Meinhold, Niko
· Moreno, Tony
· Moreno, Joyce
· Moreno, Mike
· Moret, Patrice
· Motian, Paul
· Murodate, Aya
· Mutzke, Menzel
· Nuss, Hubert
· Nussbaum, Adam
· O'Mara, Peter
· Olah, Ernö
· Osby, Greg
· Palesano, Antonio
· Pallemaerts, Dré
· Peacock, Gary
· Pechlof, Kathrin
· Penman, Matt
· Peuker, Peter
· Pichler, Matthias
· Poor, Ted
· Potratz, Oliver
· Radley, Nate
· Raible, Claus
· Rainey, Tom
· Rieser, Dan
· Rifflet, Silvain
· Riley, John
· Roelofs, Joris
· Rohrer, Samuel
· Rosato, Rick
· Ross, Florian
· Rossy, Jorge
· Rueckert, Jochen
· Ruocco, John
· Rückert, Thomas
· Saito, Taiko
· Schlamb, Peter
· Scholly, Norbert
· Schouten, Koen
· Schrijner, Marie-José
· Schröder, John
· Schröteler, Daniel
· Schumacher, Pascal
· Scofield, John
· Scott, Ryan
· Seizer, Jason
· Serierse, Marcel
· Shepik, Brad
· Sieverts, Henning
· Spallati, Igor
· Speed, Chris
· Stabenow, Thomas
· Steffens, Liesbeth
· Steidle, Oliver
· Stein, Bastian
· Stemeseder, Elias
· Stewart, Bill
· Stillman, Loren
· Street, Ben
· Taborn, Craig
· Taylor, John
· Terzic, Dejan
· Thuillier, Françoise
· Thys, Nicolas
· Turner, Mark
· Vallon, Colin
· van Gelder, Ben
· Verheyen, Robin
· Versace, Gary
· Webber, Anna
· Weber, Florian
· Weidenmueller, Johannes
· Weidner, Christian
· Weinrib, Craig
· Weiss, Doug
· Werner, Kenny
· Westergaard, Jonas
· Wogram, Nils
· Wylie, James

· 12 Miniatures
· A Night at the Village Vanguard
· Aliens Deliberating
· Alone
· Alone Together
· Am I Asking Too Much?
· Amateur Dentist
· Another Place
· Anthem
· Ashiya
· Ballads
· Beautiful Lily
· Blackbird
· Blind Date
· Blue In Green
· Breve
· Castaways
· Cats and Dogs
· Charm Offensive
· Choral
· Cinema Paradiso
· Crosstalk
· Diegesis
· Don't Blame Me
· Double Quartet
· Dream Boogie
· Dust Of Doubt
· Elders
· Every Hour of the Light and Dark
· Fair Way
· Family Life
· Feed The Birds
· Five on One
· For Promotion Only - Vol. 1
· Forest of Oblivion
· Glow
· Grund
· Home Row
· I Love Paris
· Imaginarium
· Incandescence
· Insight
· Joy Spring
· Juvenile
· Keep Your Sunny Side Up
· Koko
· Kyrill
· Later
· Lineage
· Lotus Blossom
· Mechanism
· Mirage
· Modinha - NYTR Vol. 1
· Monosuite
· Music
· New Brighton
· Night Whispers - NYTR Vol. 3
· Night Will Fall
· Percussive Mechanics
· Poesia
· Pollock
· Ramshackle Serenade
· Recondita Armonia
· Refraction
· Reprise
· Seismo
· Serendipity
· Sir Lemuel's Dance
· Skylark
· Solstice
· Some Love Songs
· Some More Love Songs
· Somewhere Meeting Nobody
· Soprano
· Space Squid
· Speak to Me
· Spoom
· Starbound
· Stay There
· Stella
· Symmethree
· Symmetry
· The Best Is Yet To Come
· The Book of Colours
· The Inward Song
· The Melody
· The Sky Inside
· The Trio Meets John Scofield
· The White Belt
· Time Being
· Trio Live
· Variations
· Verivyr
· Viktor
· Virgo
· Voices - NYTR Vol. 2
· Wanderlust
· Winter Fruits

· 12 Miniatures
· A Night at the Village Vanguard
· Aliens Deliberating
· Alone
· Alone Together
· Am I Asking Too Much?
· Amateur Dentist
· Another Place
· Anthem
· Ashiya
· Ballads
· Beautiful Lily
· Blackbird
· Blind Date
· Blue In Green
· Breve
· Castaways
· Cats and Dogs
· Charm Offensive
· Choral
· Cinema Paradiso
· Crosstalk
· Diegesis
· Don't Blame Me
· Double Quartet
· Dream Boogie
· Dust Of Doubt
· Elders
· Every Hour of the Light and Dark
· Fair Way
· Family Life
· Feed The Birds
· Five on One
· For Promotion Only - Vol. 1
· Forest of Oblivion
· Glow
· Grund
· Home Row
· I Love Paris
· Imaginarium
· Incandescence
· Insight
· Joy Spring
· Juvenile
· Keep Your Sunny Side Up
· Koko
· Kyrill
· Later
· Lineage
· Lotus Blossom
· Mechanism
· Mirage
· Modinha - NYTR Vol. 1
· Monosuite
· Music
· New Brighton
· Night Whispers - NYTR Vol. 3
· Night Will Fall
· Percussive Mechanics
· Poesia
· Pollock
· Ramshackle Serenade
· Recondita Armonia
· Refraction
· Reprise
· Seismo
· Serendipity
· Sir Lemuel's Dance
· Skylark
· Solstice
· Some Love Songs
· Some More Love Songs
· Somewhere Meeting Nobody
· Soprano
· Space Squid
· Speak to Me
· Spoom
· Starbound
· Stay There
· Stella
· Symmethree
· Symmetry
· The Best Is Yet To Come
· The Book of Colours
· The Inward Song
· The Melody
· The Sky Inside
· The Trio Meets John Scofield
· The White Belt
· Time Being
· Trio Live
· Variations
· Verivyr
· Viktor
· Virgo
· Voices - NYTR Vol. 2
· Wanderlust
· Winter Fruits

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Tim Hagans · Alone Together

"... Alone Together belongs to Hagans by virtue of its greater propensity for fiery swingers. ... Alone Together brings excitement back to the mainstream, thanks to its invention, interplay and musicality, as opposed to the much easier-to-find demonstrable chops." (AllAbout Jazz by John Kelman)

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Tim Hagans · Beautiful Lily

"... the four musicians play with just as much concentration as the famous jazz bands of the past with Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter and Miles Davis in the first half of the Sixties..." (Werner Stiefele - Rondo Magazin, Germany)

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Ronny Graupe · The White Belt

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Frank Kimbrough · Solstice

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Jorge Rossy · Stay There

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Jochen Rueckert · Charm Offensive

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Pablo Held Trio · Lineage

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Christian Weidner · Every Hour of the Light and Dark

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Henning Sieverts · Double Quartet

"... this is a comprehensive production that comes at you with the impetus of a cinematic action thriller, framed on alternating plots and unanticipated deviations." (Glenn Astarita, All About Jazz)

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Bastian Stein · Viktor

"Viktor impresses with its well balanced group performances and high level of musical intelligence in what is still a very challenging instrumental format." (Ian Mann, TheJazzMann)

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Joris Roelofs · Amateur Dentist

"... delivering music that reverberates with shimmering colors as they fathom the possibilities of this unusual lineup. It all leads to an engaging world of sound - music that is both fun and captivating." (World Jazz News)

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Bill Stewart · Space Squid

"... the music is full of surprises and delights from start to finish. Go ahead and start with the leader's superb drumming." (John Corbett, Downbeat)

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Robert Landfermann · Night Will Fall

"Leading an agile, resource-ful quintet, Landfermann explores a variety of sturdy notions on Night Will Fall, producing one of the most interesting albums I've heard this year." (Peter Margasak, Downbeat)

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Joyce Moreno & Kenny Werner · Poesia

"Although Moreno may not be widely recognized in the U.S., she enjoys a reputation as one of Brazil's top artists and this album is a prime example of why." (Marcia Hillman, The New York Jazz Record)

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Christian Lillinger · Grund

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Pablo Held Trio · Recondita Armonia

"The selections are hip, the explorations ingenious... no matter how distinctive the frame, the trio is the picture, always sounding like its ruminative, glowing self." (Bradley Bambarger, Downbeat)

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Achim Kaufmann · Later

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Kenny Werner · The Melody

"Werner proves to be a sensitive stylist on a perpetually upward path... a very satisfying album." (Ken Micallef, Downbeat)

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Rainer Böhm & Norbert Scholly · Juvenile

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Hayden Chisholm · Breve

"A soft, nuanced, spare and oddly pretty set by a virtuosic saxophonist." (Dan McClenaghan, AllAboutJazz)

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Jason Seizer · Cinema Paradiso

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Anna Webber's Percussive Mechanics · Refraction

"A rising star in the avant-jazz community, Webber's group-centric focus and compositional acumen radiates here on her second album for Pirouet Records." (Glenn Astarita, All About Jazz)

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Pablo Held · The Trio Meets John Scofield

"... this remarkable live recording duly documents a potent Euro-American alliance... Pristinely recorded at the Philharmonic Hall in Cologne, Germany, The Trio Meets John Scofield is a wonder to behold.... To coin a phrase, these intergenerational comrades should really go on meeting like this." (Josef Woodard, Downbeat)

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Larry Goldings, Peter Bernstein & Bill Stewart · Ramshackle Serenade

"Goldings, Bernstein, and Stewart have indeed produced a jewel." (Jack Goodstein, blogcritics.org)

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Joris Roelofs · Aliens Deliberating

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Pablo Held · Elders

"Pablo Held, one of my favorite contemporary jazz pianists, display a singular blend of intellect and emotion on "Elders", an impressive showcase of these combined facets as well as a CD that contains an atmosphere of musical warmth." (Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazzstation.com)

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Ben van Gelder · Reprise

"Repeated listening increases one's desire to hear more of his excellent group." (Sebastian Scotney, London Jazz News)

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Kathrin Pechlof · Imaginarium

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Ronny Graupe · Spoom

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Drew Gress · The Sky Inside

"Pristinely recorded, the music flows with inspired performances, suggesting the hiatus rejuvenated the already potent lineup." (Sean Fitzell, The New York City Jazz Record)

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Bastian Stein · Diegesis

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Anna Webber · Percussive Mechanics

"Performed by skilled musicians, Percussive Mechanics is a tightly scored system of music." (Mark Corroto, Downbeat)

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Maria de Fatima · Stella

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Bill Carrothers · Castaways

"This is a generelly quiet and calm album, though no less interesting than Carrothers' previous releases from the same label." (Brian Priestley, Jazzwise)

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Pablo Held · Trio Live

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Christian Weidner · Dream Boogie

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Jürgen Friedrich · Monosuite

Instrumental CD of the Month: "Jürgen Friedrich's best album as a leader... The listener is immediately pulled into a maelstrom of undiscovered beauty. This is a stunning composition for a 22-piece string orchestra and four masterful jazz soloists. These great musicians interact with the Sequenza String Orchestra in lively, elastic, and amazingly organic piece of jazz artistry - inspired music played with creative discipline." (Arnaldo Desouteiro, Jazzstation.com)

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Bill Carrothers · Family Life

"This is an excellent album, done by a master artist..." (Ric Bang, Jazz Scan)

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Marc Copland · Some More Love Songs

"... Copland's finest trio outing to date." (Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz)

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Henning Sieverts · Symmethree

"Henning Sieverts has done a masterful job of crafting this music so that it sounds full and rich." (Richard Kamis, Step Tempest)

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Sebastian Gille · Anthem

CD of the week: "Sebastian Gille, is a saxophonist of exceptionally fine musicality, a jazz musician whose music has stylistic coherence, highly cultivated intensity, and absorbing tonal beauty." (Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazz Station)

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Kevin Hays · Variations

"On the whole, Variations tends to lean toward the modern classical side of music, with improvisatory creationism being its one and only true link to jazz, but labeling is beside the point. Variations is pure pianism on parade." (Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz)

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Marc Copland & John Abercrombie · Speak to Me

"This is an album of sensitive touch and softly rippling atmosphere, but its core is durably clear." (Nate Chinen, New York Times)

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Achim Kaufmann · Verivyr

"Achim Kaufmann's music is nuanced, highly refined trio jazz. The pieces on this CD are enigmatic and loaded with energy, wild and at the same time structured. The exciting streams of musical thought, the heat of creative moments, the intensity of musical movement - all are blended with the allure of discovering new musical possibilities." (Arnaldo Desouteiro, Jazzstation)

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Bill Carrothers Trio · A Night at the Village Vanguard

"There is a nostalgic, analog warmth in these pieces that recall Evans' famous recordings 50 years ago, while at the same time showing how far piano trio practice has come since that time. Carrothers turns in a definitive trio set a the definitive jazz club." (C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz)

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Jochen Rueckert · Somewhere Meeting Nobody

"Rueckert's first as a leader for Pirouet after many sideman appearances for the label ranks as one of 2011's best releases yet." (Bill Milkowski, Jazz Times)

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Marc Copland · Crosstalk

"This inspired encounter between pianist Marc Copland, altoist Greg Osby, bassist Doug Weiss and drummer Victor Lewis is one of those times when gifted players gel to become a collective that, by allowing their individuality to flourish, transcends it." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Pablo Held · Glow

"German piano wonder Pablo Held was only 23 years old when he entered the studio to record the music on Glow, but he had already earned his place in the pantheon of modern day piano trio leaders... As good as Held's earlier albums are, they don't hold a candle to 'Glow', which gets to the heart of Held's compositional acuity in marvelous and myriad ways." (Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz)

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Christian Weidner · The Inward Song

"The Inward Song is a superb set of sounds. Weidner is a musician with a very developed and finely focused artistic vision; an owner of a rare original voice who has come up with one of the finest offerings of the year." (Dan MacCleaghan, All About Jazz)

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Hubert Nuss · The Book of Colours

"This is great and moody stuff." (C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz)

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Pirouet Jazz Compilation - Vol. 2 · Cats and Dogs

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Florian Ross · Mechanism

"Mechanism is one of the more unique piano albums I have heard ... Mechanism is an album of rich melodies and carefully laid arrangements that will surely be appreciated by all fans of piano and jazz." (Jon Neudorf, Sea of Tranquility)

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Contact · Five on One

"Five on One is one of those rare all-star efforts that exceeds expectations, and will certainly be tagged for 'Best of the Year' lists." (Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz)

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Domenic Landolf · New Brighton

"The set as a whole has a suite-like quality of interconnectedness, the subdued beauty of the Landolf and Moret-penned tunes interspersed with the more urgent and shorter trio-penned improvisations." (Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz)

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Bill Carrothers · Joy Spring

"Pianist Bill Carrothers brings together one hell of a trio with the inclusion of Drew Gress on Bass and Bill Stewart on Drums. Highly recommended for jazz and bop lovers!" (Damian Erskine, Bass Musician)

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Pablo Held · Music

"Music is Held's second classy, top-notch outing, with a fully realized approach to the piano trio format." (Dan McClenaghan, AllAboutJazz)

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Marc Copland · Alone

CD of the Month: "Marc Copland is one of the best pianists in jazz history, an underrated artist who's in the same creative level of Keith Jarrett and Ahmad Jamal, all with particular and peculiar musical styles. "Alone", Marc's solo adventure, comes out on the Munich-based Pirouet label after this pianist's extraordinary "New York Trio Recordings" series of three CDs." (Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazzstation.com)

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Robin Verheyen · Starbound

"It is Verheyen's ability to find every creative possibility within a limited framework that puts Starbound over the top, and adds Verheyen to the list of reasons why jazz in the 21st century will be just fine." (J. Hunter, All About Jazz)

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Loren Stillman · Winter Fruits

"Winter Fruits is an excellent album, further indication that Stillman is worthy of the praise he has received for his gift as a saxophonist and composer." (Layla Macoran, examiner.com)

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Gary Peacock & Marc Copland · Insight

CD of the month: "Peacock and Copland, bass and piano: a dream paring for inner visions and deeper musical perceptions." (Arnaldo Desouteiro, Jazzstation.com)

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Henning Sieverts Symmetry · Blackbird

"Blackbird ... demonstrates that smartly conceived compositions can have a captivating atmosphere and be a lot of fun at the same time ... Henning Sieverts draws on the immense possibilities of the systematic and masterfully exploits these possibilities." (Arnaldo Desouteiro, Jazzstation.com)

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Jürgen Friedrich · Pollock

"There's an alluring sense of discovery about the trio of Friedrich (piano), John Hébert (bass) and Tony Moreno (drums). The group, a serendipitous accident, continues its exciting chemistry on this second Pirouet album ..." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Nicolas Thys · Virgo

"... Virgo is full of incredibly sensuous sounds, constantly challenging the intellect." (Arnaldo Desoutero, Jazz Station)

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Marc Copland · Night Whispers - New York Trio Recordings Vol. 3

"Some artists are so consistent that it's difficult to tag one release as better than another... Night Whispers, the final volume in Copland's New York Trio Recordings series ... is more than just the best of the bunch..." (John Kelman, All About Jazz)

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Pirouet Jazz Compilation - Vol. 1 · The Best Is Yet To Come

"... It all comes together nicely to highlight not only some of the best but also the diversity that Pirouet has to offer." (Woodrow Wilkins, All About Jazz)

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Bill Carrothers · Home Row

"... Home Row is not an easy listen but certainly an interesting one that may be most appreciated by jazz aficionados while most assuredly deserving to be heard albeit better late than never." (Edward Blanco, ejazznews)

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Achim Kaufmann · Kyrill

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John Schröder · Sir Lemuel's Dance

"... Sir Lemuel's Dance isn't easy listening, but reveals form transcendent of the tired cliche of blues formulae. It may take a while to learn the dance but once it's seeped under the skin, the rewards returned are many." (Jakob Baekgaard, All About Jazz)

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Pablo Held · Forest of Oblivion

"Making his leader debut at 21 with this fine trio album, Pablo Held has done more than live up to his awardwinning exploits as a child prodigy..." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Marc Copland · Another Place

"Copland is so gifted a pianist that he can change the shape and colour of a performance and subtly alter its emotional climate without disturbing its flow ..." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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John Ruocco · Am I Asking Too Much?

"... Ruocco's deceptively understated originals have a tensile strength that's clearly inspirational ..." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Bill Stewart · Incandescence

"... The disc of Stewart originals intoxicates with a mix of quirky melodies and harmonies and brash grooving ... this CD merits praise as glowing as its title." (The Ottawa Citizen by Peter Hum)

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Jason Seizer · Time Being

"On this assured, understated yet attractive album, he's well matched by Marc Copland, a master of harmonic surprise, the brilliant young bassist Matthias Pichler and drummer Tony Martuchi." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Walter Lang & Lee Konitz · Ashiya

"There's such an insinuatingly melodic grace to both Lang's original compositions and the pianist's colloquies with Konitz's alto that the results are full of charm. ..." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Claus Raible · Don't Blame Me

"This fine Pianist, though not an original voice, speakes bop's lingua franca like native ... beautifully crafted album ..." (Ray Comiskey, The Irish Times)

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Loren Stillman · Blind Date

"...What a wonderfully gifted reedman we've been blessed to hear in the persona of one Loren Stillman. ... To the point, Stillman is a genuine versatile & creative improvisor!" (George W. Carroll - ejazznews.com)

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Marc Copland · Voices - New York Trio Recordings Vol. 2

"a trio of heavyweights performing a selection of intricate and introspective ballad like originals in a warm and elegant fashion ... 'Voices' goes a long way in cementing this musician's place in the jazz world as one of the best contemporary pianists of our time." (Edward Blanco, ejazznews.com)

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Henning Sieverts · Symmetry

"... this is an exercise that is unduly constrained by its preset boundaries." (The Irish Times, Ray Comiskey)

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Bill Carrothers · Keep Your Sunny Side Up

"... Carrothers demonstrates a near mischievous playfulness as he deconstructs a number of well- and lesser-known standards ..." (John Kelman, All About Jazz)

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Thomas Rückert · Blue In Green

"You may not have heard of pianist Thomas Rückert, but trust me, and take a chance on Blue In Green. Delicate, sublime, yet swinging, Rückert has a tone and touch that is compareable to Bill Evans. ..." (All About Jazz)

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Taiko Saito & Niko Meinhold · Koko

"... With just two percussive instruments, it is a minor miracle how these musicians keep the listener's interest. ... It reminds us that if you want to get someone to listen, whisper." (George Harris - All About Jazz)

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Marc Copland · Modinha - New York Trio Recordings Vol. 1

"... Classical, modern, timeless, nostalgic, respectless with a touch of intimacy - Modinha is the CD of the year. This and all following." (Jazz e Arredores, Portugal)

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Jürgen Friedrich · Seismo

"It is fabulous what the pianist Jürgen Friedrich achieves on this Trio-CD. ... 'Seismo' is an almost painfully sensitive meeting, with indications being sufficient on many occasions in order to disclose fragile beauty which is possible by a combination of a piano, drums and bass." (Jazzthing, Germany)

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Marc Copland · Some Love Songs

"There are hardly any pianists who pay so much attention to listening as Marc Copland, hardly any who devote so much care to the sound, hardly any who play so directly from within themselves..." (Tobias Böcker - Jazz Zeitung, Germany)

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Hubert Nuss · Feed The Birds

"... It would take a long time to find a more beautiful recording." (Werner Stiefele - Audio Magazin, Germany)

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Compilation · Ballads

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Bill Carrothers · I Love Paris

"... Carrothers is a harmony-rich player with an uncanny ability to see the greater potential of both hands in concert..." (John Kelman - AllAboutJazz.com)

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Johannes Enders · Soprano

"Johannes Enders, the South German presentation saxophonist of international standing ... is reverting to a purely acoustic concept with a soprano without compromises once again and with immense instrumental depths of expressions. ..." (Tobias Böcker - Jazz Zeitung, Germany)

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Thomas Rückert · Dust Of Doubt

"... It is quite apparent that Rückert found his profile on his way through the jungle of musical effects. ... One seldomly experiences a young pianist who consistently emphasises certain features in this masterly way. ..." (Hans-Jürgen von Osterhausen - Jazzpodium, Germany)

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Christian Weidner · Choral

"... A tiny ridge between composition and improvisation, past and present, on which Weidner creates something big with small means: to combine life, music, belief and hope in a note." (Reinhard Köchl - Jazzthing, Germany)

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Jason Seizer · Serendipity

"... With so much internal symmetry, it is hardly surprising that the new work (with Jochen Rückert on the drums and Henning Sieverts on the bass) has become one of the most interesting warm-ups of recent times from the German provinces. ..." (Reinhard Köchl - Jazzthing, Germany)

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Compilation · For Promotion Only - Vol. 1

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Domenic Landolf · Wanderlust

"Domenic Landolf who was born in Bern in 1969 has formed part of the jazz elite for years ... The best CD's of the promising jazzman to date originate on the recent German musician label 'Pirouet' which realizes technically and artistically excellent productions in its own studio." (Neue Züricher Zeitung, Switzerland)

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Peter Peuker · Skylark

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Thomas Stabenow · 12 Miniatures For Clarinet & Piano

"... The 12 pieces which Thomas Stabenow created with a fine feeling for the intensity of reduced melodies developed a tremendous amount of magic from the two approaches which has an even deeper effect after they have been heared several times." (Tobias Böcker - Jazz Zeitung, Germany)

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Jason Seizer · Fair Way

"... Because Seizer, this strict solitary person has been someone who has been worth listening to for years. He has a powerful, finely modulated tone on his tenor saxophone. He can bring ballads to an enriched shimmer of colors and load speedy "Bepop" phrases with a rough brilliance and luminous powers and, above all, he knows how to dose his tones in such a way that there is never the impression of blank eloquence. ..." (Roland Spiegel - Abendzeitung, Munich)

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Peter O'Mara Trio · Mirage

"With 'Mirage', the guitarist Peter O'Mara has managed to create an album of hypnotic intensity and light-filled range. ..." (Tobias Böcker - Jazz Zeitung, Germany)

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Walter Lang · Lotus Blossom

"... The sounds appear in their extreme transparency and lyrical flow, offer music from the quieter side of life which shows a high level of injured emotions and yearning warmth in a gentle and nuance-rich interaction of singing, piano, bass and drums. ..." (Tobias Böcker - Jazz Zeitung, Germany)

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