• Emerald

1 Old Head 04:53

2 Irish Suite 08:21

3 Swaying Gently Sideways 05:10

4 Obsidian Crash 05:14

5 Rusty Sea 07:46

6 Emerald 05:12

7 Slán go Fóill 03:40

8 Old Head Instrumental 04:52

Markus’s mother is originally from Westport and having family in Ireland it is a very special place to him. Inspired by his Irish roots, Markus instilled his compositions with an intriguing Celtic flavour. The deep atmosphere of his music evokes images of the rough Irish Sea, massive coastal lines and distant landscapes. Emerald Green.

More about Markus

Markus Strothmann likes playing in various styles. That resulted in him playing at the “WDR Jazz Night“ and  “Wacken“ in the same year. Through his on stage experiences with jazz giants such as Nippy Noya, Bart van Lier and many more, he was able to establish himself in the international jazz scene at a very young age.

2014 he released the album of his “Transitions Organ Duo“ on the Swiss label Unit Records. 2019 his composition “Irish Suite“ celebrated its orchestral world premiere in Shanghai, being played by the German Philharmonics Bonn.

The Crew:

Markus Strothmann - Drums and Composition
Suzanne Savage – Vocals
Fiete Felsch - Sax
Julian Elsesser - Guitar
Gary Husband - Piano
Jonathan Ihlenfeld Cuñado - Bass


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