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New Hartmut Hillmann Band album rooted in both German folk and American jazz

At one point in time, the relentlessly percolating bass lines of Hartmut Hillmann defied categorization. So Hillmann started referring to it as “urban folk funk." It did not go over well. “That irritated critics and record companies so I stopped doing it," Hillmann revealed. An acclaimed six-string bass guitarist, Hillmann's distinct style is rooted both in ...