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Barbara Dennerlein

Barbara Dennerlein
Born: Sep 25, 1964 in Munich, Germany
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Barbara Dennerlein differs from most organists by not sounding all that much like Jimmy Smith. She utilizes MIDI with her organ in order to get a different sound and her baselines (which she operates through her foot pedals) really do sound like a bass. Dennerlein began playing organ at 11 and four years ...Read full biography
Straight Ahead
Released: 1988
Label: Enja
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After several recordings on her own Bebap label and for a few tiny German companies, organist Barbara Dennerlein came to the attention of a larger public with the release of this superior effort for Enja. ...Read full review
That's Me
Released: 1992
Label: Enja Records
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By adding synthesizers and MIDI to her sound, Dennerlein has largely escaped from the dominant Jimmy Smith influence that buries most organists' potential musical personalities. With the exception of the ...Read full review
More Barbara Dennerlein albums: Main Albums (21), Compilations (1), DVD/Video (1)
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