Diegesis: Music that counts. Trumpeter and flugelhornist Bastian Stein lets the music speak for itself - and he has a top-level cast of characters to help him do it: pianist Pablo Held, bassist Matthias Pichler, and drummer Tobias Backhaus.
"Timeless beautiful jazz. is so finely chiselled and highly concentrated and precise even play music here, this adventure is on the album but not too short and discharges into an emotional intensity, which no ’up’, ’Faster’ and ’Loud’ needs. *****
Beate Sampson - BR Klassik - 5 April 2013
"What a sound! Bastian Stein blows the trumpet and flugelhorn as multifaceted ... Four virtuosos tell the listener of a world without the hustle and bustle."
Werner Stiefele - Audio - 12 April 2013