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Now Jasper van't Hof and his long-time fellow traveller Tony Lakatos have teamed up to produce an album entitled 'Go with the Wind' featuring organ and saxophone. It is not the first time that this musician, who has so influenced European jazz, presented himself playing an organ. Already in 1998 van't Hof recorded his first CD on the church organ in the Italian town of Bonefro-Molise. He remembers he discovered this little church organ in Abruzzo, and was totally smitten by it. From then onwards Jasper van't Hof has provided impressive concerts on church organs.
It therefore seemed high time to make a recording of his organ playing, and he chose to do it in duet form, with Tony Lakatos playing soprano and alto sax.
The organ here is in the 800-year old church of Osterwick, and was built in the 19th century, with 3 manuals as well as footpedals. All the compositions are van't Hof originals in which the two master musicians take turns extemporizing and improvising. Both feel good that the organ doesn't sound ... more