Thursday, March 15, 2018

Pablo Held Trio - Investigations (EDITION RECORDS April 23, 2018)

Pablo Held’s releases his landmark 10th album ‘Investigations’ on his new home and international label Edition Records, marking the progression of a new, global trajectory for this supremely talented musician. 

Pablo Held piano / Robert Landfermann double bass / Jonas Burgwinkel drums

Regarded as one of the most talented and adventurous pianists and improvisors in Europe, Pablo Held releases in April 2018 his landmark 10th album Investigations. Featuring long-standing trio of bassist, Robert Landfermann and drummer, Jonas Burgwinkel, the album is his first for British imprint Edition Records. A pivotal album in the trio’s journey, the trio’s adventurous spirit and energy reaches global audiences and with the release of ‘Investigations’ ignite a new wave of interest for a true working band. 

“The beautiful music of the Pablo Held Trio strikes me as an important example of the evolution of the piano trio in jazz. They embody the poetry and depth of this tradition, while extending the harmonic and rhythmic possibilities of the tradition. The music of this trio brings me joy knowing that this great art form continues to grow and flourish.” Ralph Towner

1. Investigations
2. Dr. Freeds
3. I’ll Dream of Flowers
4. Yearning
5. Stubborn
6. April Sonne
7. Birkenhain
8. Haiku Kit
9. Pinatubo (Bonus Track)
10. Sonja’s Rumba (Bonus Track)

Recorded at Deutschlandfunk Kammermusiksaal, Cologne by Christian Heck from August 30th till September 2nd 2017 
Mixed by Oliver Bergner on December 13th & 14th 2017 
Mastered by Christoph Stickel on December 17th & 18th 2017