Kurt Rosenwinkel is lauded as one of the most influential composers and guitarists of his generation. His compositional voice and utterly modern sense of harmony has changed the landscape of jazz in the 21st century, and his collaborative resume is unparalleled, having played with legendary musicians as diverse as Eric Clapton, Paul Motian, Joe Henderson, Gary Burton, Mark Turner, and Q-Tip.
Heartcore Records is thrilled to present Kurt Rosenwinkel Ultimate Book of Compositions– A complete collection of Kurt’s work as a composer containing over 150 songs and over 1500 pages. It will be available in 3 versions:
In all versions every song will contain all the necessary parts for each instrument involved, and will also include transpositions when appropriate for lyric songs, so the most comfortable key for vocalists can be chosen. In the files you will also find a simplified version of each chapter, without pictures or other complementary material so that you can print charts with ease.
The book will also come with extensive compositional and biographical context for every song, from never-before published transcriptions of interviews with Kurt himself. They are an intimate portrait of one of the great living jazz composers and guitarists, and will give you valuable insight into the stories and experiences that inform Kurt’s famously prolific output.
Heartcore Records is asking for your help to raise the capital needed to complete this ambitious project. We invite you, the listeners, the players, and the avid champions of creativity to be involved as we aim to reach our 30,000€ crowdfunding goal. Each and every contribution moves us one step closer to realizing this milestone project, and we thank each and every one of you for your support!