Mons Records Tag Archive

Soulcrane | Another Step We Take.

Since the release of their debut album in 2017, Soulcrane has become a synonym for atmospheric chamber jazz of the highest level. The band formed around trumpet player Matthias...

Live at A-Trane Berlin – In the Land of Irene Kral and Alan Broadbent

The refreshing, easy-going and authentic vocals and song commentary of Erik Leuthäuser from the stage of the well-known Jazz club in Berlin  – A-Trane.  Is the platform...

Peter Fessler, Solo Time

Peter Fessler, of Canadian-German descent, is probably the only jazz musician from Germany who has ever had a global hit. As the singer of Latin jazz band Trio Rio (1983–1987),...

Erik Leuthäuser, In the Land of Irene Kral and Alan Broadbent: Live at A-Trane

In one sense, classical jazz recordings are no different from ancient cities like Troy or Ephesus. Nothing gets truly lost under the ground, and everything resurfaces. In the...

Sonia Pinto, Why try to change me now | CD Review

I recently received the new album from Portuguese vocalist Sonia Pinto and what a surprise it is. I receive many CD’s for review however rarely does one grab your...

Sonia Pinto | Why Try To Change Me Now?

Vocalist Sónia Pinto was born in Porto, northern Portugal, as the opening line of her biography states. But the first thought that this bit of information brings to mind is...

Sonia Pinto speaks about her new album “Why Try To Change Me Now”.

October the 25th will see the release of the debut album on Mons Records by Portuguese vocalist Sonia Pinto titled “Why Try To Change Me Now”. When I first received...

Gregor Lisser speaks about his Double Quartet

Earlier this year a CD arrived on my desk from Swiss percussionist Gregor Lisser. Immediately what caught my attention with this CD was the line-up, a double quartet featuring a...

Peter Hedrich speaks about “New Hope” and more.

German trombonist Peter Hedrich released his debut album as a leader in April 2018. The album titled “New Hope” and features Peter’s long-time mentor Jiggs...

Gregor Lisser, On Eleven | CD Review

Earlier this month Swiss Drummer and Percussionist Gregor Lisser released his debut album “On Eleven”. The album features a double quartet combining a string quartet...

Adi Becker speaks about his new album Babbelou

German trombonist Adi Becker has been intricately involved in both the German and international jazz scene as a soloist, conductor, arranger and composer for more than two...