The most famous and venerable German record label is ECM Records, m: Manfred Eicher's brainchild, founded in 1969 and still going strong with now more than twelve hundred recordings in its catalog. But there is a German upstart, Pirouet Records, which has been in the business of offering up its own musical vision since the early 2000s, with a multinational stable of artists including American pianists m: Marc Copland, m: Bill Carrothers and m: Kevin Hays, British-born saxophonist m: Loren Stillman and Belgian bassist m: Nicolas Thys and his fellow countryman, saxophonist Robin Verheyan. And many more...

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