Ochsenbauer meets Sokal -
Bass Player's Delight
During the last years of his life, Ray Brown issued a series of recordings titled “Some Of My Best Friends Are...“. “...Bass Players“ is what Johannes Ochsenbauer would simply add. His project bespeaks the self-confidence of this young master of the low notes: exclusively playing compositions by bass players, covering a broad spectrum of styles. Together with the master drummer Mario Gonzi, the excellent pianist Tizian Jost and the star-saxophonist Harry Sokal (Depart, Vienna Art Orchestra, Art Farmer) Johannes Ochsenbauer indulges his passion for the fine art of premium swing, arranged perfectly for this ensemble. “Ochsenbauer meets Sokal” was founded in 2009 and releases a new Cd in 2014 with special guest Claus Reichstaller on trumpet.
„(…) The playing is World Class, from start to finish, and the program is terrific” (…)