Swiss accordionist Hans Hassler in his 2nd Intakt release, incorporating Swiss folk music, jazz, film music, free improvisation and classical interpretation in a band with Gebhard Ullmann on bass, Jurgen Kupke on clarinet, and Beat Follmi on percussion.
Released in: Switzerland
"Hans Hassler, born 1945 in Graubünden, East Switzerland, is the true Swiss king of accordion. For over 30 years he has developed a style which incorporates Swiss folk music, jazz, film music, free improvisation and classical interpretation. Hans Hassler inspires the listener with his playful virtuosity, a good sense of humour and a musical imagination without borders.
This is his second album for Intakt. For serveral years Hassler has worked on this tribute to some of the giants of Swiss folk music: Paul Kollegger, Luzi Brüesch, Kasi Geiser and Hans Fischer, who playeda special type of swiss melodeon the so-called 'Schwyzerörgeli'. Hans Hassler celebrates his idols by taking their music and playing it in a new way.
On the album you can hear Hassler with various musicians. He has played with some of them for many years: Saxophonist and bass clarinetist Gebhard Ullmann (a renowned German jazz musician), clarinet player Jürgen Kupke and percussionist Beat Föllmi."-Intakt
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Catalog ID: Intakt 212
Squidco Product Code: 18628
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded on July 4th, 5th and 6th, 2011 and in November 2011 by Willy Strehler at Studio Klangdach in Guntershausen, Switzerland.
Gebhard Ullmann-bass clarinet
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