"Listening to You" in duo with pianist Dan Tepfer, was released on March 31, 2017 on Sunnyside Records. After release concerts in NYC and Berlin, I am back on the European scene, see events for further concert listings...
"Jazz aficionados are often concerned with lineages within the music and
the passing of the torch. There aren’t many musicians left who have
witnessed and assisted in the development of jazz and improvised music
as much as saxophonist Lee Konitz has... It was only natural that
Niemack and Tepfer would find such a rapport when they finally met via
Konitz. It took the duo no time to be at ease with each other and to
pursue a lively recording, entitled Listening To You.
Niemack stands apart as one of her generation’s most celebrated
creative odyssey provides a fascinating illustration of the high road
to mastery that transcends the limitations of genre...a vocalist of
theatrical depth and consummate syllabic invention. Ever since her debut
with Warne Marsh at the Village Vanguard, audiences have marvelled at
the grace with which Niemack scats."K. Leander Williams @ Downbeat