Thursday, April 6, 2017

USA: Opening of Riverside Studios Cologne - concert special 2-time Grammy Award winner Alan Broadbent

The "Riverside Studios Cologne", formerly Soundstudio N, will celebrate their own founding and the beginning of the business activities with a very exclusive, private jazz piano solo evening on Saturday, the 8th of April at 8 pm with the 2-times Grammy Award winner Alan Broadbent from the USA at the Steinway Model D concert grand piano.
DownBeat Magazine wrote about one of Alan's concerts: "A Close Encounter with a Jazz Titan".

Before the "Riverside Studios Cologne" will be opened and ready to be booked from the middle of May 2017, the studios will be given a complete facelift with new acoustics and will be the home of the label "Eden River Records".
With its first release "Jimmy Scott - I Go Back Home " the label was able to make „album of the week“ in one of Germany’s most respected daily newspapers, the Frankurter Allgemeine Zeitung, at the end of January 2017.

"Eden River Records" focuses on a variety of genres: from jazz and blues to classic.
CEO Ralf Kemper works as a producer, composer, sound engineer and has been working as a consultant for music and TV commercial productions for more than 25 years. He says, "We believe in the original way of listening to music: sit, close your eyes and let the music take you on a journey."
"Eden River Records" is a company that was founded around the pursuit of high quality audio recordings. It focuses on preserving and improving the sound quality and delivers the music as beautiful and natural as possible. Releases are available as 180 gr audiophiles vinyl format, in carefully manufactured high-quality CDs and in high-resolution digital formats (96khz / 24bit).
The mission and the purpose of the label are simple as there is music from enthusiasts for enthusiasts!

For these enthusiasts, 40 seats will be given for the special opening concert with Alan Broadbent.
The entrance fee is 35 € per person incl. 1x welcome drink and 1x "Developing Story" pre-release CD, which normally will not be available until its official release on 30 June 2017.
If you would like to be there, please send an e-mail to
In the feedback, it is announced whether you have made it among the first 40 lucky ones. The entrance fee is to be paid by 7:30 pm at the box office.

Alan Broadbent - Jazz Piano Solo Evening – „Riverside Studios Cologne“ opening
Riverside Studios Cologne, Holzgasse 14, 50676 Köln, Germany
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Doors open with drinks 7 pm
Concert starts at 8 pm

About the CD "Developing Story":
Ralf Kemper, himself already Grammy Award winner 2010 for Best instrumental record and best producer of the year at the Latin Grammys with Arturo Sandoval "A time for love", was able to convince Alan Broadbent with optimal production conditions by moving to the Abbey Road Studios in London To record an album for jazz piano trio and symphonic orchestra with their own compositions and pieces of the Great American songbook together on 28 and 29 November 2015 with the London Metropolitan Orchestra, drum legend Peter Erskine and long-time companion Harvie S on the bass.

Diana Krall about "Developing Story": "You have painted your masterpiece. Timeless. Beautiful. Emotionally"

Eden River Records -
Address: Ralf Kemper, Holzgasse 14, 50676 Köln, Germany