Jim Hart’s Cloudmakers Trio
19.30 h
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Jim Hart’s Cloudmakers Trio

Impossible to resist

Uncompromising between complexity and accessibility, these three masters play their instruments in the unusual arrangement of a vibraphone-drums-bass trio. Highly esteemed and award-winning, Jim Hart is known for his work with Marius Neset and appears time and again as a sideman of jazz legends such as Wynton Marsalis or Kenny Wheeler. His two companions are no less famous and are undoubtedly among the best instrumentalists in their field. Drummer Dave Smith plays in the current band of Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, the Sensational Space Shifters – he is a musical accolade, so to speak. Michael Janisch, recently nominated for the British MOBO Award, has starred with Quincy Jones and Joe Lovano, among others, and runs the hugely successful label Whirlwind Records.
The Downbeat Magazine describes the new album of these three musicians, who have been playing together, almost telepathically, for over ten years as „impossible to resist“. And in general, the press agree: this is one of the most innovative musicians of the British music scene. Composition, improvisation and an irrepressible joy of playing meet risk, an irresistible groove and strong melodies. The bar is set, let the games begin …

  • Jim Hart Vibes
  • Dave Smith Drums
  • Michael Janisch Upright bass