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Where is Walter by Christoph Irniger

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Album Title: The Music of Pilgrim
Label: Nwog Records
Released: 2022

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About the Album

Christoph Irniger and a big band? Actually, one associates the saxophonist more with more manageable formats. As seen in bands such as Pilgrim or the Christoph Irniger Trio, he prefers smaller formations, from trio to quintet, in which he brings out every voice, intention and interaction in full balance. All the more surprising now is the compactness and density he achieves in his orchestral debut with the Swiss Jazz Orchestra. The pleasure in playing inevitably translates into a pleasure in listening. One feels the power of a colossus whose cauldron is heated to bursting point with great melodies. The pressure of the unconditional desire to tell stories keeps the steam engine running. Still, you can't listen as fast as the ideas flow.

Song Listing

Where is Walter; Endangered; Crosswinds; Italian Circus Story - Intro; Italian Circus Story; Back in the Game; Point of View

Personnel

Christoph Irniger
saxophone, tenor
Reto Anneler
saxophone
Reto Suhner
saxophone, alto
Toni Bechtold
saxophone, tenor
Jurg Bucher
saxophone, tenor
Charlotte Lang
saxophone, baritone
Dave Blaser
trumpet
Lukas Thoeni
trumpet
Lukas Kohler
trumpet
Vincent Lachat
trombone
Lucas Wirz
trombone, bass
Sonja Huber
vibraphone

Date featured

January 12, 2023

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