Whereas most musicians seem to emphasize the music's reflective, nostalgic elements, Schneeberger and Cholette are more attuned to the abstract qualities in the music. On balance, I find that I still prefer the traditional approach, exemplified by Shannon and Fulkerson. To my ears, these artists manage to capture something wonderfully magical and mysterious that just eludes Schneeberger and Cholette. However, I should note that some critics have given high praise to this ECM disc. For example, it was awarded five stars in a BBC Music Magazine review. Another bonus: The ECM recording squeezes all four sonatas on a single disc.
Diknu Schneeberger is just 14 years old when his father encouraged him to make music himself and gives him a guitar. The teenager begins to discover the instrument and he takes lessons. A year later, he is so good that the father brings him to join his band as a rhythm guitarist. Another year it has immensely developed his talent so that he will lead guitarist of the band and a year later formed his own trio . In the same year, the young musician gives concerts throughout the country and preserving the Hans Koller Prize of the most important music award in the country as "Talent of the Year ".
Gypsy rhythm with great piano and guitar soloists. In the tradition of Django Reinhard, "modern" musicians (a.o. Christian Havel, Erwin Schmidt) present here their vision and interpretation of precious standards. A encyclopedia of several periods of improvised music - with educational worth, with taste, with feeling, full of ideas, brilliant, rich in contrast, dynamic with a swinging pulse.