Berlin - based piano trio around the pianist,
composer and arranger Ekkehard Wölk ( with
Johannes Fink on bass and drummer Andrea Marcelli)
has been active for many years now, having done
celebrated festival performances, at the Bachfest
Leipzig, the MDR Music Summer and the Kurt -
Weill festival in Dessau, among many others.
After three previous
albums released in Germany and Italy and several
radio performances for Deutschlandradio Kultur,
RBB and BR Munich , this year the EKKEHARD WÖLK
TRIO released their new CD 'THE BERLIN ALBUM'
( Jazzwerkstatt Records, 2011), with many original
compositions as well as brilliantly colourful
jazz - arrangements of themes by well - known
The trio's own
pieces are often inspired by motifs and images
from literature, films and also experiences
of nature which are transposed into the dynamically
interactive and exciting musical world of powerful
contemporary jazz improvisations!