Review: Günter “Baby” Somer with Till Brönner, ‘Baby’s Party’ (Intakt)


Eternally youthful Günter “Baby” Somer, 75, seems to enjoy himself every time he plays. The German drummer is in a particularly buoyant mood for this delightful duet with trumpeter Till Brönner. These two witty, upbeat improvisers sound quite comfortable together and the music flows —sometimes serous, sometimes humorous — like easy banter between old friends.

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