After a first successful studio recording of Oliver Lake, Christian Weber and Dieter Ulrich "FOR A LITTLE DANCIN'" (Intakt CD 172) follows a live recording at Zürich jazzfestival Unerhört 2011 with guest trombone player Nils Wogram.
Christoph Wagner writes in the liner notes: "Wide-awake, highly disciplined and with a pronounced sense of theatre, these four musicians increase tension and boost intensity as required: one minute a powerful flare-up, the next a descent into more peaceful tones. Thus the music opens up an imaginative space, building a bridge not only across the Atlantic, but also between white and black culture and across generations.
A richly coloured arch of tones, harmonies, sounds and rhythms emerges, stretching from Duke Ellington to the free improvisation of loft jazz, echoing everything current in jazz today."
1 All Decks (Oliver Lake) 9:45
2 Listen to Your Woman (Nils Wogram) 6:50
3 Sketch 4 Four (Oliver Lake) 6:26
4 Oddy-C (Dieter Ulrich) 8:15
5 Rollin' Vamp (Oliver Lake) 10:39
6 Johnny Come Lately (Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn, arr. Dieter Ulrich) 5:32