One of the most interesting and explosive bass players to come along in a long time reads a quote from a review in the French newspaper Le Monde, referring to bassist Johannes Weidenmueller.
Bassist Johannes Weidenmueller has been a first call performer with a long list of jazz greats since settling in New York City 16 years ago He has been a member of the Hank Jones trio, Ray Barretto’s New World Spirit, the Carl Allen-Vincent Herring quintet, the John Abercrombie quartet, the Joe Lovano trio and the Kenny Werner trio. Other associations include Brad Mehldau, George Benson, John Scofield, Dewey Redman, Randy Brecker, Kenny Wheeler, Toots Thielemans, Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Redman, Gary Bartz, Jonny Coles, Clifford Jordan, Joe Chambers, and many others. ...
Weidenmueller keeps pace with a full-bodied tone and intuitive harmonic perception. He delivers a solo that defines grace and elegance,and is breathtaking in its subtlety. ...stands out in particular as a player deserving wider recognition. --All About Jazz
Bassist Johannes Weidenmueller is an exciting new find. --All Music Guide
His work is subtle, unhurried and probing with delicacy. --All About Jazz
His rhythmic pulsating lines were provided the ideal support for pianist Hank Jones. --Toronto Globe and Mail