Born: June 4, 1960
Axel Schultheiss has developed a unique musical language, which enthuses critics from around the world. It's his aestetics, his musicality and his deep emotional quality which runs like a golden thread throgh his music which feeds itself from New Age and Jazz, from archaic and far-eastern sounds, from improvisation and composition – always fascinating and full of magic moments
Rhythmic energy, spheric soundscapes and long melodic lines are striking characteristics of a voyage which evokes manifold pictures – an eciting and intense soundtrip deeply touching the soul and always shaped by sensitive intensity and passion....
Axel Schultheiss is a wizard who balances on a high wire with incredible competence... it’s a special joy, a really special experience. —jazzpodium, GER
Highly evocative and mesmeriting in an ambient sort of way. —AcousticGuitar; USA
...driving rhythms...spirited improvisations...mastery of melody and harmonic movements...a masterful guitarist and composer who can call to mind moods ranging from fear and sadness to uninhibited joy...