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A year from today

25. March 2015 - 12:30 -- Rüdiger Herzog

Man is not well known for his foresightedness. That's why we want to help a bit. In exactly one year from today, the VIVA ALTONA! Festival will take part at the Fabrik Hamburg. On the occasion of Herzog Records' 10th Anniversary. So we want to surprise you with a "Night of Groove" on March 18th 2016, brought to you by the brass band Marshall Cooper and the electronic-jazz group Nighthawks. And the day after, on March 19th 2016 the "Night of Soul" will end the festival.

ECHO JAZZ NOMINATION!

23. February 2015 - 16:30 -- Rüdiger Herzog

Reiner Winterschladen is nominated for the German "Echo Jazz" - Award as "Best Instrumentalist of the Year / Brass Instruments National". Reason for this nomination is the last Nighthawks record 'Rio Bravo'. Herzog Records congratulates trumpet player Reiner Winterschladen on this, and congratulations to the band as well.

Jeff Cascaro goes Soul Town

20. January 2015 - 18:00 -- Rüdiger Herzog

What else does a singer have to prove himself, if he already released three successful soul jazz albums? Jeff Cascaro was looking for another challenge and found one. Olaf Stötzler, the manager of the hr- Bigband, brought Jeff Cascaro together with his bigband again. This collaboration resulted in a rhythm'n soul night, that has been performed twice and will partially be released online on decembre 5th. Jeff Cascaro & hr- Bigband - Soul Town. Open your ears - this is just terrific! Soul music cannot be more captivating.

 

Benny Greb concludes tour succesfully

20. January 2015 - 17:40 -- Rüdiger Herzog

What does a band do when its tour is over. Imagine three musicians sitting in a café and musing happily about the ten has-been concerts. People came to see them anywhere. This music is too thrilling obviously. And of course the band recorded every concert of the tour on harddrive, like professionals certainly do. I think there's enough reason to look forward to 2015. There will certainly be live versions available for purchase. But first of all a little break. Thanks to the fans, the band says: bye for now!!

Moving Parts among top 3 in iTunes-Jazzcharts

20. January 2015 - 16:21 -- Timothy Davies

The day has come... The long-awaited release of "Moving Parts"! Benny Greb, internationally succesful drummer presents his new project on tour! (dates in our "LIVE"-section) On those days we are checking the charts, obviously; iTunes has become an institution in this field, too. The Internet is a fast moving media, rankings are constantly changing. But: Benny Greb's "Moving Parts" stands its ground emong the top3 and justifiably so!

Jessica Gall and Les Brünettes enter jazz charts

12. November 2012 - 16:17 -- Timothy Davies

Jessica Gall did enter the jazzcharts on #11 with her new album Riviera and even our a-capella ladies Les Brünettes could celebrate a charts-entry on #26 with their first album! Together with Nighthawks' Live in Hamburg and Jeff Cascaro's The Other Man  they're Herzog Records' chart entries no. 3 and 4 in 2012. Cheers to that and great thanks to you!

 

 

Foto Credit: Torsten Goltz

Groove Galore - Daniel Stelter comes up with new album!

17. February 2012 - 16:51 -- Timothy Davies
On his new album ‘Krikelkrakel’, Daniel Stelter links to the tone colour he developed on his last CD ‘Homebrew Songs’ (both released on Herzog Records). This music has its roots in Cool Jazz, Mississippi Blues and subtly rough, rolling grooves and those are not explicitely made for inveterated jazz fans! Well defined melodies as well as comprehensible musical structures that are reduced to the essential – that’s the key to lead the four energetic and adventurous musicians to come down to business!

Jeff in Bella Italia

6. December 2011 - 12:42 -- Rüdiger Herzog
Mario Biondi and Jeff Cascaro

Jeff Cascaro will be singing for the second time in the south of Europe! The first time performing with Mario Biondi in Italy was the Arena di Verona! This gig at the 10th of December 2011 will be in Lugano Swiss: A radio concert with Mario Biondi! The broadcasting service Radio Svizzera, channel Radio TRE was inviting Mario Biondi for playing a concert at the radio. The single "Blue Skies" with Jeff Cascaro and Mario Biondi is developing as a winter single in the Italian radios. A truely wonderful duet!

10.12.2011 Radio Svizzera, Radio Tre