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Gebhard Ullmann: Essencia

Read "Essencia" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Gebhard Ullmann, a musical gypsy, has been active in both Berlin and New York for twenty years now. His musical life has been documented on a series of projects, recorded both live and in the studio, where he has played virtually all of the reeds and quite a few flutes. Essencia is another entry in his ...

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Gebhard Ullmann featuring Carlos Bica: Essencia

Read "Essencia" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Saxophonist/clarinetist Gebhard Ullmann’s latest venture is based upon his musical associates’ compositional backgrounds and styles, as the trio renders a potpourri of highs, lows, peaks and valleys throughout this altogether attractive production. With “Sombras E Nevoeiro/A Luz Da Sombra,” the artist’s introspectively stated bass clarinet lines are contrasted by Jens Thomas’ ever so delicate plucking of ...