Events, Updates, New Releases

Anniversary concerts in Hamburg on the 100th birthday of Bert Kaempfert


Laeiszhalle (Main Hall)
21 and 22 October 2023

On the occasion of the 100th birthday of Bert Kaempfert a concert is to be held highlighting the music of this inspired composer and sound creator.

Prominent special guests as well as a hand-picked orchestra present his international hits and some hidden treasures from his songbook, sometimes in exciting and unusual new versions.

The popular entertainer and musician Götz Alsmann is to moderate this special evening and will be entertaining the audience with anecdotes from the extraordinary success story of Hamburg’s very own Bert Kaempfert.

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Live In London als Masterband Kopie

The Austrian music label Horch House specializes in original 1:1 analogue copies of master tapes. In the EASY LISTENING section, the fifth album by Bert Kaempfert is currently available.

On April 22, 1974, Bert Kaempfert went on stage with his great orchestra for the first time in the venerable Royal Albert Hall in London and gave two live concerts on the same day.

Shortly afterwards, Polydor released 1975 the LP Live In London, a selection of 12 songs from the concert.

Available as RTM SM468 Tape on STANDARD 10.5″ Metal Reel

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A Man Could Get Killed
(Willkommen, Mister B…)

Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra

Silver Spot Records
Katalog-Nr.: 1036008SSR
EAN: 426026036008 5
Available for download from June 4th, 2021

In the early 1960s Bert Kaempfert produced some well-known film melodies. One legendary example of this is his 1961 recording of “Wonderland By Night”. This was the first time a German musician made it to No.1 in the American charts.

In 1966 Bert Kaempfert was commissioned to compose the music for the American comedy thriller “A Man Could Get Killed” – in Germany shown as “Willkommen, Mister B…”.

This great musical film is now available for all Kaempfert fans and sound track aficionados in a digital version for downloading and streaming.

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The Music of Bert Kaempfert –
conducted by Jiggs Whigham

The Berlin Jazz Orchestra & Special Guests

Silver Spot Records
Catalog no.: 1036007SSR
EAN: 426026036007 8
Available for download from June 4th, 2021

The Concert Event of 2008
The Berlin Jazz Orchestra, Frankfurt Strings and Berlin Voices, conducted by Jiggs Whigham, revived the world-famous songs in this live performance.
Against the backdrop of a series of concerts from the years 2006 and 2008 the recording on 12 February 2008 in Frankfurt a. M. in the main concert hall of the “Alte Oper” is now available in a digital version for downloading and streaming.

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Today & Yesterday –
The Bert Kaempfert Anthology

In honour of Bert Kaempfert 40 years after his death, we are now releasing »Today & Yesterday – The Bert Kaempfert Anthology« in three formats, as a 5CD book in LP format, as a double CD and in a double vinyl edition.

Limited Deluxe Edition (German/English)

UPC/ISBN: 060250741222 7
Cat No: 074 122-2
Release: 27. November 2020
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The lavishly designed 52-page book in LP format combines texts and images to provide an innovative and comprehensive insight into the unique career of this great musician. The Earbook contains 5 CDs with 99 tracks in a special compilation illustrating the versatility of this composer, arranger and sound creator.

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Easy Listening with great frequencies: a respectful update for Bert Kaempfert’s orchestra sound.

An extraordinary tribute album has been produced on the occasion of Bert Kaempfert’s 95th birthday: “Strangers In Dub” brings the easy listening maestro’s music into the present. The album is the work of Heidelberg producer Pit Baumgartner with his band De-Phazz, which has been a pioneer in the field of well-tempered downbeat sounds since the 90s.

Strangers In Dub – Bert Kaempfert meets De-Phazz

Silver Spot Records
# 1036005SSR
Release: 16. November 2018

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As of 12 October the radio single “MALAYSIAN MELODY“ with “STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT” will be available in digital form from: iTunes and Amazon

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