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  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:Business Aspects
  • Language:English
  • Pages:162
  • eBook ISBN:9781609840341

Read the Rueckert

travel observations and pictures of hotel rooms

by Jochen Rueckert

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Travel observations and pictures of hotel rooms by jazz musician Jochen Rueckert
The writings and photos of Jochen Rueckert are short stills of a life in music constantly in motion. They remind us of the comic tragedy of our time and strip away the romanticism associated with the touring musician. Whilst taking off my shoes for another security check or answering another endless hotel questionnaire I have often meditated on the absurdity of my situation as a traveling musician and wondered how I could relay this ongoing nightmare. The wait is over. Now Rueckert strikes back with this series of anecdotes and views into his traveling life that set the record straight. Too often we let banality and ignorance go by unpunished, here is a man who has just about had enough. As a jazz drummer he has reached the heights of his profession, playing with musicians the world over. His talents as a writer and photographer are here revealed for the first time in this small limited edition. I had to ask myself, what brings Rueckert,often imitated and marveled at for his flawless
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