The German MPS label(3)

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The MPS label was operating in the small town Schwarzwald of Germany.

Many famous international jazz musicians had released on MPS.

Albert Mangelsdorff, Joachim Kühn, Wolfgang Dauner, Baden Powell, Duke Ellington, Jean Luc Ponty, Monty Alexander and others.

Then the label MPS was bought out by Polygram in 1983.

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In 2006 Elke Baur’s directed new documentary film about the story of MPS label.

The film title is ‘MPS Jazzin’ the Black Forest.

There are many Interviews with musicians and former colleagues and rare live documents.

The founder Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer died tragically in a car crash two years ago.

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Photo of Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer

 

 

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