Jazz at Five, Madison, WI, 2014. Photo by Michael Anderson
“The Town Musicians” affirms Johannes Wallmann’s reputation as a remarkable pianist and composer. Here he leads a sterling ensemble that optimizes poised improvisation, while also placing high premiums on cohesive empathy over flashy exhibitionism. His evocative compositions are brimming with melodic cogency and rhythmic pull.
- Downbeat Magazine
If I were responsible for an album as good as this, I’d be shouting about it.
- UK Jazz Journal
CSU East Bay Jazz Orchestra performs at Yoshis Jazz Club, Oakland, 2009
Johannes Wallmann Quintet plays Jazz at Five, Madison, WI, 2013. Photo by Michael R. Anderson
UWJO at The Sett, Union South, Madison, WI, 2016. Photo by Sarah Morton