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Axel Schultheiss

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.

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”Axel Schultheiss is not only technically capable and eager to expand the boundaries of the guitar, but also has an intuitive sense of melody and knows how to connect head and heart .” —All About Jazz.com, USA

“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

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Discography

On Wings

On Wings

Ozella Music
2009

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The Uplift

The Uplift

Acoustic Music Records
2007

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Departure

Departure

Acoustic Music Records
2002

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Free Mind

Free Mind

Acoustic Music Records
2000

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