Slowfox

MUSIC & BANDS

Slowfox

LINEUP:

Hayden Chisholm – Sax
Philip Zoubek – Piano, Prepared Piano
Sebastian Gramss – Double Bass / Composition

“After their acclaimed debut ‘The Wood’ in 2013, the trio lifts their lyrical style to perfection with the new album and develops a subtle depth, in which there is so much to discover.” (Traumton)

 

Next concert: SLOWFOX in Vienna 14.01.2019. @ Porgy and Bess

Nominated for German Jazzaward (2017)
SWR Jazzaward for Hayden Chisholm (2014)
ECHO 2013 & 2018 (Bass) for Sebastian Gramss

This exceptional Cologne based trio of the double bass player and ECHO award winner Sebastian Gramss presents the second album ‚GENTLE GIANTS’ (Traumton / Berlin).

After their highly acclaimed debut ‘The Wood’ in 2013, the three lift their lyrical style to perfection with the new album and develop a subtle depth, in which there is so much to discover. In 2018 they received the famous German ECHO Award for their new Album: “GENTLE GIANTS”. Since 2013 they have been touring in all over Europe, Russia and in Africa.

On board: Sax player Hayden Chisholm – SWR award winner originally from New Zealand, and cologne based piano player Philip Zoubek from Austria. Their appealing and ambitious approach harmoniously brings together refined structures and improvisations, appealing to both – mind and soul.

SLOWFOX – recently celebrated as „Newcomer of the Year“ at Jazzahead Festival – embodies an exciting balance between appealing melodies and sophisticated sound aesthetics and creates a unique kind of a “Melodic Avantgarde” at the highest level of playfulness.

GENTLE GIANTS

(TRAUMTON Records, 2017)


And those who were seen dancing
were thought to be insane
by those who could not hear the music.

Gentle Giants – CD 14.35€
Gentle Giants – download 9,99€

THE WOOD

(Jazzwerkstatt Berlin, 2014)


The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

The Wood – CD 16.99€

JAZZTHETIK 05/14: ****

“Eine Metamorphose – eine in Klang umgesetztes Gedicht… …Sebastian Gramss besitzt neben seiner direkten musikalischen Sprache, die er mit Bands wie Underkarl oder Fossile3 umsetzt, eine einfühlsame, die Emotionen streichelnde Klangsprache, die weder aufdringlich noch vorlaut, sondern einfach nur die Seele streichelnde Zurückhaltung aus dem Hintergrund ganz nach vorne stellt…”

Rondomagazin

“New Jazz Techniken und Neue Musik Impulse ergänzen sich perfekt zu einem integrierten Ensembleklang – mit Raum für großartige unaufgeregte Bass-Soli, exquisite Klavierklänge und berückend die Mariano/ Konitz Tradition fortsetzende Saxofonlinien.”

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“This exceptional Cologne based trio of the double bass player and ECHO award winner Sebastian Gramss present us with their second album ‘GENTLE GIANTS’ (Traumton, Berlin). After their acclaimed debut ‘The Wood’ in 2013, the trio lifts their lyrical style to perfection with the new album and develops a subtle depth, in which there is so much to discover.
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