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Rudi Mahall

Rudi Mahall (SWR Jazzaward winner 2012) .... At last since Rudi Mahall participated in Alexander von Schlippenbach's recording of the complete works of Thelonious Monk (Monks Casino ) he is worldwide among the very top voices of modern jazz. Furthermore he is a member of Der Rote Bereich (initially with Frank Möbus, Die Enttäuschung (amongst others with Axel Dörner) and the Globe Unity Orchestra. He carried out several projects and published CDs with Aki Takase. Moreover he performed with Conny Bauer, Lee Konitz, Barry Guy, Karl Berger, Paul Lovens, Sven-Åke Johansson, Radu Malfatti, Ed Schuller, Ray Anderson, Kenny Wheeler, Hannes Bauer and many many others. Mahall performed world wide on most major festivals. ( the Free Music Festival Jazz a Mulhouse, Moers Festival, the JazzFest Berlin, the Leverkusener Jazztage and jazz festivals in New York City, Amsterdam, München....) PRESS: „Rudi is a freakishly incredible player...“ (Jason Stein) „ These Tunes are the launching-pad for some wonderfully dishevelled, gangling bass clarinet from Rudi Mahall... (Nate Dorward; Cadence Magazine) „ Mahall, warts aflame and snorts ablaze, at least offers a viable personality— a human voice—on his instrument.... Rudi Mahall especially earns praise....“ (Fred Bouchard @ All about Jazz)

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