March 15, 2020 – 5:41 am

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Plays Beatles
Hamburg 2019 [no label, 1CD]

Elbjazz Festival. Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany; June 1 2019. Very good webcast.

German jazz pianist and composer Julia Hülsmann’s compositions are often based on literary works, especially poetry. Her teachers include Walter Norris, Aki Takase and David Friedman. In particular, she was inspired and influenced by US pianist and composer Don Grolnick. In early 2000, Hülsmann took lessons while studying in New York with Richie Beirach, Maria Schneider, Gil Goldstein and Jane Ira Bloom. Since 2001 she also has a teaching assignment at the Berlin University of the Arts and holds composition workshops at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hannover. From 2012 until the end of 2013 she was the chairman of the Union of German Jazz Musicians. As the successor to Michael Schiefel, she was able to give impulses to the music scene Moers throughout the year 2014, as an “improviser in residence”. - wikipedia

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Thanks to lewojazz; and to unclewolfi for sharing the show at Dime.

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(aac 192 kbps) [radio station - yl-1]

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Track 01. You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away 6:40
Track 02. Announcement 1:27
Track 03. I Want You 10:44
Track 04. Announcement 1:06
Track 05. Julia 6:14
Track 06. Golden Slumbers 5:04
Track 07. Announcement 0:46
Track 08. All You Really Need Is Love 5:45
Track 09. Announcement 0:27
Track 10. With A Little Help From My Friends 5:08
Track 11. In My Life 4:29
Track 12. Yesterday 7:57
Track 13. Announcement 1:02
Track 14. Come Together 5:42
Track 15. Norwegian Wood 5:18
68 mins

Julia Hülsmann - piano
Theo Bleckmann - vocals
Werner Neumann - guitar
Marc Muellbauer - bass
Heinrich Köbberling - drums

Click here to order Julia Hülsmann releases.


  2. Don’t like this one…give me the REAL Beatles please BigO

    By Sarah Novak on Mar 15, 2020

  3. Sarah, bigO has given you a TROVE of Beatles. It is interesting to hear interpretations. Yet listening to Julia now, it is possible to place the starkness and pain into a remake that John put into the original recording.

    By Tony Pizza on Mar 15, 2020

  4. Shut the Fuck up….you don’t speak on my behalf !

    By Sarah Novak on Mar 15, 2020

  5. Who is this bozoette

    By Smashmouth on Mar 15, 2020

  6. Truth be told this cunt prefers big uns

    By U L E on Mar 15, 2020

  7. Twernt me above . Another fake .

    By U L E on Mar 15, 2020

  8. It is true though. Rumor has it this lady prefers Big Uns

    By U L E on Mar 15, 2020

  9. Tony Pizza is right . There have been many Beatles posts lately. Shut up Sarah and listen to what tony says .

    By Nick on Mar 15, 2020

  10. Broads are so stupid when it comes to music. They are good for cleaning house, having babies and hopefully keeping men satisfied with tongue and twat .

    By Nick on Mar 15, 2020

  11. Nick - is it true the last piece of ass you got was when the toilet paper ripped?

    By Arkestra on Mar 15, 2020

  12. This is not real jazz . Another modern day abomination. Incoherent noise pollution. Also that mental midget above is not me , although the pea brain constantly posts the same monotonous crap on practically every post .

    By Smashmouth on Mar 15, 2020

  13. Thx for this. ‘Real’ jazz or not Hülsmann is good enough to have released several albums on ECM. And for those who listen she makes some fine interpretations of Beatles songs (that certainly most people would consider ‘jazz’).

    By bodhi on Apr 1, 2020

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