1-CD with 16-page booklet, 18 tracks. Playing time approx. 66 minutes.
Manfred Gustavus has been a leading figure in Swing music since the early 1950s in East Germany. After the fall of the Wall he regrouped with his old mates, and now the Manfred Gustavus Quintett is playing Berlin's Jazz Clubs. Here is a sample of their swinging style, recorded at the SFB radio Studios in July 1997, and produced by Holger Wolgast. tracks include Cherokee, Perdido, Moonglow and his own composition Kater Charly.