ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The freedom of jazz and the easiness of pop will come to Ghetto with the music of DePhazz as part of the NuJazz from Germany series, presented by the Goethe-Institut.
DePhazz is a jazzy, club-oriented downtempo ensemble the fuses elements of Latin, soul, jazz and drum and bass with sample-driven turntable mixes. German
producer Pit Baumgartner heads the group, which is surrounded by a shifting cast of guest musicians and vocalists.
Pat Appleton and Karl Frierson serve as regular members of the group. The albums Detunized Gravity (1997), Godsdog (1999), Death by Chocolate (2001), Daily Lama (2002), Natural Fake (2005), Days of Twang (2007), BIG (2009) and LaLa 2.0 (2010) explored various terrains of 21st century lounge music, with innumerable references to the jazz and soul of the past.