Rodenstein Records ROD 21
Michaela Veil (flute, alto flute, piccolo flute)
Heike Rügert (bp clarinet, eb clarinet, bass clarinet)
Kirsty Wilson (oboe, english horn)
Libor Sima (bassoon)
Rainer Tempel (piano)
Markus Bodenseh (bass)
Eckhard Stromer (drums, vibes)
Rainer Tempel, one of Germanies most prolific arrangers combined flute,
clarinet, oboe, basson with a jazz rhythm section for a unique sound
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The award-winning arranger Rainer Tempel presents yet another unique project: a beautiful eight-piece suite for classical woodwindquartet combined with a jazztrio
Vita Rainer Tempel
Born 1971 in Tübingen, Germany
1994-98 Studies in Jazzpiano Meistersinger Konservatorium Nuernberg
Tempel taught himself in composition and founded the TEMPEL BIGBAND i n 1996. With this Band he started his career as a bandleader, conductor and compser/arranger. The TEMPEL BIGBANDI has released three CDs un til today and has produced several radio shows.
Besides working and recording with the Bigband (JAZZ’n’ARTS Records 1102
), Tempel started checking out other groups of instrumemts like strings in SUITE ELLINGTON (JAZZ’n’ARTS RECORDS 0401
) or woodwind ensemble in WOODWINDS (RODENSTEIN RECORDS ROD 21
Tempel has regulary been invited as a composer and guest conductor of the NDR Bigband since 1999 and has composed for or conducted bands like hr Bigband (Frankfurt), RIAS Bigband (Berlin), Sunday Night Orchestra (Nuernberg) and Zurich Jazz Orchestra.
His Small Ensembles are the quintet GMBH and the TEMPEL TRIO in which he sets the focus on piano playing.
In 2001 Tempel started teaching Jazz Composition in Lucerne, Switzerland.
• Tempel Bigband (mimosa music 1997)
• Tempel Bigband: melodies of ’98 (jazz4ever records 1999)
• Rainer Tempels GmbH: Blick in die Welt (edition musikat 2000)
• Rainer Tempel: Suite Ellington (Jazz’n’Arts Records 0401, 2001
• Tempel Bigband: Album 03 (Jazz’n’Arts Records 1102, 2002
• Tempel Trio: Finger Food (way out records 2004)
• Rainer Tempel: woodwinds (RODENSTEIN RECORDS 21, 2005
• Rainer Tempel Eleven (RODENSTEIN RECORDS 22, 2005