Axel Zwingenberger (born May 7, 1955) is a blues and boogie-woogie pianist, and songwriter. He is considered one of the finest boogie-woogie music masters in the world.
Boogie Woogie piano and Rhythm & Blues saxophone - Axel Zwingenberger and Big Jay McNeely join forces for some real Jump Blues fireworks!
The latest release of Axel Zwingenberger - with Rhythm & Blues legend Big Jay McNeely on saxophone! That's really cooking! It'shard to believe that Jay even at the age of eighty blows his tenor so wild that it's unparalleled until today. The joy of playing and improvising is truely befired - accompanied by the "Bad Boys", Jay's band (with Michael Strasser - dr, Michael Höglinger - g and Peter Strutzenberger - b), as well as Peter Kölbl - ts, Markus Toyfl - g and Michael Hudec - b. In between you'll hear some quiet Blues "Just For Two" (Axel and Jay) as a contrast to the band tunes. Axel's piano playing with Jump Blues elements - a new favorite for your Boogie Woogie CD collection!
Recorded at the "Jazzland" in Vienna, Austria,on 27th & 28th,2007.
Mixed and mastered at the "Soundgarden Studio" in Hamburg, Germany.
1 - Saxy Boogie Woogie 2:49
2 - Cool Heat 7:55
3 - Greasy Groove 3:18
4 - Big Jay's Jungle Jive 5:40
5 - Night Ride 5:21
6 - A Flat In The Basement 5:16
7 - Ha-Yo, Silver, Let's Go! 3:50
8 - Just For Two 4:32
9 - Tender Feeling 4:51
10 - Truckin' Boogie 4:00
11 - Ridin' The Cows 3:30
12 - Blues Well Done 6:42
13 - Barbecue Boogie Woogie 4:41
14 - Just A Closer Walk With Thee 4:17