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“A brilliant bassist and cellist who is at home with the demands of new music as well as jazz.(Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)

Filling rigorous concepts with life and fun: that is the art of Henning Sieverts, turning good music into great music.(Concertino)

“A virtuoso with inventive genius and unconcealed passion!(Abendzeitung)

„A bassist with a *distinctive voice.(Rolling Stone)

„Sieverts is a grand master in the art of making something complex sound really simple and touching.(Jazzthetik)

„Sieverts´ writing is fresh and stylistically unique.(All about Jazz)

Phenomenal original compositions: whether wild and boisterous, atmospherically suspended, or simply breathtakingly heart-rending, they are without the slightest trace of banality or kitsch.(Süddeutsche Zeitung)

It is astonishing how relaxed, easy and light this music sounds even though it derives from strong and complex theoretical concepts.“ (Bassquarterly)

„Sieverts is a man for all occasions: if they´re looking for a hard-swinging or groovy player, or for complex music or a brillant soloist, his phone will be ringing. (Bassquarterly)

Henning Sieverts ist the jazz bass player of the time, shaping German jazz with constructive strength. (…)
A subtle virtuoso, who is setting the course from the background. His music, although complex, always sounds relaxed and passionate.“ (DIE ZEIT)

Henning Sieverts plays with physical strength transmitting movement into music and vice versa.(Heppenheim Echo)

„Whoever follows the jazz scene sometimes feels like the famous hare from Grimm´s fairy tales: the hedgehog is always there and his name is Henning Sieverts.(Süddeutsche Zeitung)

„Sieverts is a giftet presenter in his own right and offers interesting insights in his composition workshop.(Süddeutsche Zeitung)

„As a jazz player with classical education, he feels at home in diverse music styles, always offering a virtuoso performance which is really entertaining and stimulating. One never feels unchallenged as a listener, which is a true quality in times of raging mainstream.“ (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Experimental Jazz doesn´t have to be bouring or long-winded.(Deutschlandradio Kultur)