Thomas Quasthoff Quartet
Nice ’N’ Easy
Jazz | Germany
14 Mar 2019
Thomas Quasthoff Quartet
Nice ’N’ Easy
Jazz | Germany
14 Mar 2019
Thomas Quasthoff © Gregor Hohenberg / SONY
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Dieter Ilg © Till Brönner
Wolfgang Haffner © Antje Wiech ACT
Frank Chastenier © Jörg Bayerle
Thomas Quasthoff Quartet
Nice ’N’ Easy
Jazz | Germany
14 Mar 2019

Thomas Quasthoff Quartet
Nice ’N’ Easy

Three-time Grammy and six-time ECHO award winner Thomas Quasthoff finally returns to the stage! He continues to defy boundaries with his 2019 Hong Kong debut in a programme of moving jazz classics including Cry Me A River, Stardust, Summertime and Imagine, delivered in his velvety, bass-baritone voice alongside his acclaimed ensemble.
Three-time Grammy and six-time ECHO award winner Thomas Quasthoff finally returns to the stage! He continues to defy boundaries with his 2019 Hong Kong debut in a programme of moving jazz classics including Cry Me A River, Stardust, Summertime and Imagine, delivered in his velvety, bass-baritone voice alongside his acclaimed ensemble.
“One of the great singers of our time and certainly one of the most remarkable of any time” Los Angeles Times

“Tasteful, well-wrought interpretations of outstanding songs” BBC Music Magazine
“Another facet of his artistry is revealed in all its laid-back wit” The Wall Street Journal
“Quasthoff’s jazz style suggests the artistry of Johnny Hartman crossed with the play-to-the-balcony power and glory of Broadway’s Brian Stokes Mitchell” Jazz Times

The music world was left distraught in 2012 when renowned bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff announced his retirement from classical music performance. However, in 2018, the three-time Grammy and six-time ECHO award winner finally returns to the stage! Quasthoff will continue to defy boundaries with his 2019 Hong Kong debut in a programme of moving jazz classics including Cry Me A River, Stardust, Summertime and Imagine, delivered in his velvety, bass-baritone voice alongside his acclaimed ensemble.
Vocals
Thomas Quasthoff

Piano
Frank Chastenier

Double Bass
Dieter Ilg

Percussion
Wolfgang Haffner
Introduction
“One of the great singers of our time and certainly one of the most remarkable of any time” Los Angeles Times

“Tasteful, well-wrought interpretations of outstanding songs” BBC Music Magazine
“Another facet of his artistry is revealed in all its laid-back wit” The Wall Street Journal
“Quasthoff’s jazz style suggests the artistry of Johnny Hartman crossed with the play-to-the-balcony power and glory of Broadway’s Brian Stokes Mitchell” Jazz Times

The music world was left distraught in 2012 when renowned bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff announced his retirement from classical music performance. However, in 2018, the three-time Grammy and six-time ECHO award winner finally returns to the stage! Quasthoff will continue to defy boundaries with his 2019 Hong Kong debut in a programme of moving jazz classics including Cry Me A River, Stardust, Summertime and Imagine, delivered in his velvety, bass-baritone voice alongside his acclaimed ensemble.
Musicians
Vocals
Thomas Quasthoff

Piano
Frank Chastenier

Double Bass
Dieter Ilg

Percussion
Wolfgang Haffner