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Daniel Manrique-Smith

The flute is a rare instrument in jazz. Manrique-Smith’s uncommonly virtuoso and versatile playing is in the foreground in Jin Jim and carries the leading solistic role. In “Weiße Schatten” he combines a whole range of expressive possibilities, from a silvery classical tone, or the consistently breathy attack and bright colours of Latin America, to completely untamed jazz solos. And when Manrique-Smith hums, blows and sings into his instrument, Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson could be in the room.

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Weiße Schatten
Jin Jim
Diego Pinera