German Record Critics' Award

Jens Kommnick:

Today my album redwood won the highly renowned "Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik" ("German Record Critics' Award"). I'm stunned, so thrilled, and so grateful. Thank you so much!

Redwood Reviews

Pressespiegel "redwood"

I'm really thrilled about the many wonderful press reviews redwood received in the last weeks:

"...Das Album fließt von Schönheit über..." (Folker!, D)
"...Dieses Album lässt einen einfach nur sprachlos zurück..." (Akustik Gitarre, D)
"... Er zaubert einen traumhaft schönen Gitarrensound..." (irland journal, D)
"...Ganz großes Kino..." (Folkworld, D)
"...His music sings out in sparkling perfection..." (Irish Music Magazine, IRL)
"...He's technially superb with sensitive arrangements..." (fRoots, UK)

You can read the complete reviews here. A sincere thank you to all the journalists!

Interview on Shannonside Radio

Charlie McGettigan & Jens Kommnick

On August 1st 2015 I was kindly invited to appear on Eurovision Song Contest Winner Charlie McGettigan's radio show Saturday Connection. We chatted about my new album redwood and I enjoyed every minute of it!  I can’t thank Charlie enough for having me, and thanks also to Alma Hussey for her technical assistance! You can listen to it here if you missed it:

 

 

 


It was particularly moving for me to perform Charlie’s incredible song "Sometimes" with him.  He co-wrote it with his friend Paul Gurney and you can listen do this tangent ballad here:

"Sometimes" (Lyrics & Music: Charlie McGettigan/Paul Gurney | IMRO / MCPS)

New CD redwood

CD redwood with Charlie McGettigan

I'm thrilled at the extent of positive feedback my new cd redwood has been receiving in the last few weeks. It has been aired on several Irish, German and Australian radio stations and been the subject of great reviews from various online and printed magazines, including renowned British fRoots. On Saturday (August 1st) I will be a guest on Charlie McGettigan's Radio program "Saturday Connection", broadcast by Shannonside Radio at 10am (11am CET) where we will chat about the album. If you can’t tune into Shannonside, you can listen to the online live stream... Looking forward to it, thank you Charlie!

New Website

Jens Kommnick (© Manfred Pollert)

I hereby declare my new website as opened :) I hope you enjoy it and I'm looking forward to your feedback.

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