Stephie Hacker

Viennese pianist, singer and composer Stephanie Hacker melts personal feelings with unaffected words and transparent music into a compilation of touching songs. The musician, educated in classical music and jazz, takes influences of these styles and mixes them with pop-sounds and modern grooves – and at the same time leaves much space for improvisation. But the main aspect of her music remains the song itself. In her performances Stephie Hacker concentrates her emotions onstage in her singing and piano playing.
After her highly successful debut album Sensibility (2011), Lower Austrian musician Stephie Hacker returns with Cascade Effect – an even more impressive jazz album, featuring a wealth of melodic material and strongly poetic lyrics. The domino effect is unstoppable. The singer, pianist and composer Hacker traveled to New York in 2012, quickly made musical contacts, went on the search for new experiences and inspiration (interdisciplinary, as it were), wrote a few songs and recorded them with Pete McCann (guitar), Dan Fabricatore (bass) and Mark Ferber (drums). Apparently it's just that simple

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