Held leaves the trio format behind, though he retains the services of drummer Jonas Burgwinkel and bassist Robert Landfermann, and makes a quantum leap forward with ten far-ranging works for this expansive, ten-person ensemble. -Dan Bilawsky, All About Jazz
MENZEL MUTZKE, trumpet; SEBASTIAN GILLE, tenor and soprano saxophone
NIELS KLEIN, tenor and soprano saxophone, bass clarinet;
KATHRIN PECHLOF, harp; Hubert Nuss: celesta,
HENNING SIEVERTS, bass, cello
DIETMAR FUHR, bass
ROBERT LANDFERMANN, bass
JONAS BURWINKEL, drums
PABLO HELD, piano, celesta.
Recorded in Köln, Germany, march 1, 2 & 3, 2010.
01. Is This The End
03. Outer Rim
05. Rebirth Of A Song
09. This Is What I'm Asking For