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Pablo Held - Music

Pablo Held -|- Music – [Pirouet Records, 2010]

The reaction was enormous. The nationwide newspaper “Welt am Sonntag” observed that “the jazz scene took a listen”; the “Irish Times” perceived a “unique talent”—a talent whose music is “characterized by the unexpected”. And “Jazzthing” magazine attested to “an aesthetic that steers clear of the typical squint-eyed strumming and posturing of the nameless mass of competitors.” Celebration for a music that is not only brilliantly played, but also clearly displays something else; its own profile of a unique musical personality.This all refers to Forest of Oblivion the then 21year old Pablo Held’s debut album. Now, at 23, he brings out his second CD—and that previous remarkable profile is brought into even sharper perspective. The CD is called Music, and the simple yet meaningful title expresses a self-confidence that this young.

Music” is the name of the album, and the simple yet meaningful title expresses a self-confidence that Pablo Held has every right to possess. Completely without pretence, and playing with expressive ease, his trio relies completely on the music’s inner strength. Music with its own sound and unique atmospheric mood.

Awards:
CD of the month! Stereo (Germany)
CD of the month! Drums & Percussion (Germany)
********jazzcity.net (Germany)
*****Rondo (Germany)
****Jazz’n’More (Switzerland)
****Jazzthetik (Germany)
****Jazzzeitung (Germany)
****The Irish Times

Stereo (Germany)
music: ****1/2
sound: *****

FonoForum (Germany)
music: ****
sound: *****

Audio (Germany)
music: ***1/2
sound: ****

-))- Original Release Date: February 25, 2010

..:: Source: Pirouet Records ::..