Somewhere | Gramola 99129



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Label: Gramola

Cat No: 99129

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 13th January 2017



Rudi Wilfer (piano)


Rudi Wilfer (piano)


With this album, the great Austrian musician Rudi Wilfer takes a broad audience by the hand into the worlds of the concentrated impressions of a rich artist’s life. Alongside jazz standards like Falling Grace, Night and Day, or the eponymous Somewhere from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story, there are original compositions by Rudi Wilfer on this recording from the Odeïon in Salzburg, Austria. The pieces “Tod eines Jazzers” and “Erdäpfel von unten” from the Requiem for Joe constitute an obituary to his great friend Joe Zawinul, furthermore he plays tribute to Stan Getz. The musical experiences with the greatest of jazz and classical music of Rudi Wilfer’s meanwhile eight decades-lasting artistic life unfold their overwhelming effect on this CD.

Track listing:
1. I Loves You, Porgy (Gershwin)
2. Tod des Jazzers (Wilfer)
3. Erdapfel von unten (Wilfer)
4. My Friend Stan Getz (Wilfer)
5. Falling Grace (Swallow)
6. Night and Day (Porter)
7. Blues beyond Silence (Wilfer)
8. Somewhere - Maria (Bernstein)

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