Jazzsick Records | 2008

Maxime Bender, tenor & soprano sax, compostions
Christoph Möckel, alto sax
Riaz Khabirpour, guitar
Sebastian Sternal, piano
Markus Braun, bass
Silvio Morger, drums
Kathrin Scheer, vocals
SPECIAL GUEST: David Binney, alto sax

THE MAXIME BENDER GROUP has won the Composition Price at the “Tremplin Jazz” Festival In Avignon and were finalist at the Burghauser Jazzpreis as well as the Futuresound Competition at the Leverkusener Jazztagen.
JazzSick presents the impressive debut album of outstanding saxophonist and composer Maxime Bender. One of the most promising recordings in the modern jazz scene this year – backed up by a fascinating band and special guest David Binney the music evolves with breathtaking depth. Founded in 2005 and influenced by music from renown artists such as Charles Lloyd, Wayne Shorter and Chris Potter, the Maxime Bender Group performs mainly original compositions. With a lineup of highly motivated and musically experienced young musicians, the Maxime Bender Group effortlessly blends traditional jazz with new lyricism.