6

Ronny Wiesauer: All Yours

Geno Thackara By

Sign in to view read count
Ronny Wiesauer: All Yours
If Ronny Wiesauer sounds lonesome and thoughtful on his latest solo outing, that's not entirely a new thing. He was eloquently inhabiting that mood when he stepped out with his first solo recording Monologues (recordJet, 2019) before the subsequent pandemic had forced anyone into isolation. True enough, his guitar style has had no shortage of grace and taste even when playing in various other group contexts. Even if the solitude isn't all voluntary this time, this followup shows him appreciating the beauty in the situation all the same.

All Yours breezes across several facets of Wiesauer's personality and shows how they can all sparkle in simple lighting: there are shades of wistful introspection and light folky sunshine, none of it too particularly attached to time or style. Instead Wiesauer's gentle nylon string-plucking wanders with a kind of intuitive logic. While his melodies may not flow in obvious directions, they never sound less than natural.

The sense of timing is similarly malleable and organic. Without anyone else needing to follow along, the solo context allows these drifting airs to pause and breathe as the timing feels right. It makes for musings appealingly direct and dreamlike, which really sums up the experience of All Yours as a whole—sometimes catchy, more often subtle, and always with a direct channel to the heart.

Track Listing

Welcome Song; Judith; A Peaceful Place; Sketches I; Sketches II; Sketches III; walking; Some Day My Prince Will Come; Picture of Elli; Etude no. 1; Alone; All Yours.

Personnel

Ronny Wiesauer: guitar.

Album information

Title: All Yours | Year Released: 2020 | Record Label: Self Produced

Post a comment about this album

Tags

Shop Amazon

More

Read Freya
Freya
Tineke Postma
Read Unearth
Unearth
New Hermitage
Read Deep Resonance
Deep Resonance
Ivo Perelman
Read Sun Trance
Sun Trance
Markus Reuter
Read Lies
Lies
Clemens Kuratle Murmullo
Read Prism
Prism
Conference Call
Read Palo Alto
Palo Alto
Thelonious Monk

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.