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Musical Education: Autodidact
Duo: Manfred Leuchter (Akkordeon); Ian Melrose (fingerstyle Gitarre, whistles)
Trio: Manfred Leuchter (Akkordeon); Afra Mussawisade (Percussion); Florian Zenker (Gitarre)
Quartet: Manfred Leuchter (Akkordeon); Steffen Thormählen (Schlagzeug, Percussion); Antoine Pütz (E-Bass, Gembri); Sebastian Pottmeier (Bass-, Alt-, Sopransaxophon)
for further information check www.sparito.de
”Leuchter has developed a style that is truly his own. In 2000,
‘Sparito’, the debut album of the accordion player who
has already produced and arranged a great number of songs
and albums for various other artists caught the attention of
the musical industry. With the whole world seemingly blowing
through his cunning cascades of sound, Leuchter daringly
confronts us with adventurous collages and burlesques,
building up suspense, laying out soft carpets of sound. Being
a perfectionist himself, Manfred Leuchter has gathered a group
of outstanding musicians around him. Leuchter, the
globetrotter who is yet very much on the lookout for a place
like home, is fascinated by Marrakesh, he is in love with the
Arabian nights and days flickering in the heat
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