York, born as a “city musician” in Bremen. From Hanover began the musical career as a professional musician (saxophone, flute) and later as a composer & producer. He is often booked as a guest soloist in the studio scene and also for bands and is now represented on over 100 CD releases. With his German-African project “Culture Clan” he received an award in 2004 and landed a No.1 hit in South Africa. The last years he has worked together with the following artists (among others): Randy Crawford, Phil Collins, Spice, Cultured Pearls, Mousse T., Jazzkantine, Bahama Soul Club….
Triggered by the Covid 19 Pandemic, YORK has now reinvented himself and presents himself as a solo artist/composer/producer and releases his music on his label “Upper Level Records”.
“The Vintage Funk Vol.1” is released!
12″ Vinyl / CD / Digital
The new album will be released on 8th of April 2022!
Here is the video of the 1st single
“The SoulJazz Experience Vol.1” is released!
CD | 12″ Vinyl | Digital
“Wow, I haven’t heard such beautiful and danceable jazz in a long time! “
Ali Tschertow / Fishboneletters
The second single „The Days In Brazil“
was released on 3.9.2021!
With a lot of Brazilian flair comes the 2nd single “The Days In Brazil” for the album to be released on 17.09.2021 by Upper Level Records. Danceable Latin groove with vocals by Guida de Palma from Lisbon after which you like to swing the dance leg. In addition, a bebop-like riff with sax & flute and a yorktypical tenor sax solo as well as the voice of Gil Scott-Heron characterize the song and give the album a jazzy Latin touch. Enjoy „The Days In Brazil“…!
The first single “With a bit Kurkuma” incl. video was released on 6.8.2021!
Tenorsax in action…
Altoflute & U87
My Wurlitzer love
What a vintage sound!