Manz and Summer are two of the most outstanding talents to emerge from the young German jazz scene in recent years. As a duo, their dialogue is intimate, open and scintillating. From the very first note, it is evident how perfectly matched Manz and Summer are. A magic and freedom emerge in the way they play together. Inspired by the spirit of discovery, they have the courage to surrender to the moment and be totally spontaneous, fresh and carefree in their music-making.
The Art in Music – Siggi Loch has had the clear objective to foster creative interaction between jazz and visual art ever since he founded ACT in 1992. As a producer who is also an art collector, he loves to bring not only topflight musicians together around him, but visual artists as well. Works by Philip Taaffe, Gerhard Richter, Martin Noël, Martin Assig and many more don’t just adorn album covers, they are also on display at the ACT Gallery in Berlin.And it is there, in the gallery, before a small and select audience, that private musical evenings known as the Gallery Concerts take place. The works of art provide an inspiring visual backdrop for artists to try out new things. The house concerts are special, up close and personal; these extraordinary musical experiences are now being made available for a wider public to enjoy. On 27...line up
Live in concert at ACT Art Collection Gallery Berlin, 27.10.2021
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Curated by Siggi Loch
Cover art by Manfred Bockelmann / ACT Art Collection, from the series: Das Sterben der Blätter