Million views on YouTube and numerous appearances have made known Ulli Bögershausen and his music around the world . If the fingerstyle guitarist celebrating his 60th birthday in May 2014, his fans have reason to rejoice, because then Ulli releases his new studio album " Spring Summer and Fall - Tunes from a Lifetime ". He has recorded 15 songs for the album, carefully selected compositions, which are important steps in his career and at the same time allow a glimpse of his musical life.
To accompany his new compositions Ulli has re-recorded from his large repertoire older compositions and arrangements . For him it is important to include his most impressive and successful plays with his playful maturity of today and in the highest possible quality audiophile . This also includes " It Could Have Been". A ballad whose melancholic dreamy melody soothes the soul and is taken up by guitarists around the world . Cover versions, such as the ravishing interpretation of Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love“, complete the recordings. For this arrangement to Ulli has not based on Bob Dylan's original, but at the current version of the singer Adele.
In addition to the 6 -string steel string guitar on this album is also his 12 -string guitar used that Ulli, one of the few guitarists dominated world masterfully. For his sensitive version of Ryuichi Sakamoto's "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence" which concludes the album to Ulli has calmly to his roots and plays on a classical (nylon-string) guitar. The version of "Un Dia de Noviembre " by the famous classical guitarist Leo Brouwer Ulli interpreted quite deliberately on the steel string guitar. Not only here Ulli showing his fine art, playing each note with optimal dynamic and full-bodied attack . Ulli and his guitars - a special close friendship since more than 50 years.
Ulli is a pop musician in the best sense, who plays with the technology and fidelity as a classical guitarist. He leads both musical worlds together-and thereby creates its own soft, perfect sound, which sets standards in the guitar world . "For me, every single sound, his touch, its dynamics and its connection to the next tone for the entire work is crucial " explained Ulli his musical approach.
When arranging he worked on three levels: the melody line , the bass line and a third level, which he fills with harmonic tones . Thus creates Ulli polyphonic sound jewels that guitarists inspire around the world and encourage them to re-enact .
"Spring Summer and Fall - Tunes from a Lifetime" - a special album for the birthday of the artist and the guitar world.