"A skilled navigator of contemporary European jazz sensibilities."
London Jazz News, February 2019
"Elements from other genres flow into the music without transitions, but don't dilute the jazz in any way. Rather, they illuminate its modern essence in a new
Jazz ‘n‘ more, March 2019
„In his original, tasty instrumental compositions, the electric bassist born in 1979, underscores the tonal spectrum of his instrument.“
Jazzthing, March 2019
ABCDLP-006: HEAVY METAL HERCULES
Composition for Electric Bass Ensemble by Augustin Maurs using coordinates
from Angela Bulloch's statue "Heavy Metal Stacks". I recorded all six bass parts.
It's an edition of 100 black vinyl LPs with unique drawings on cover made with the Elliptical Song Drawing Machine by Angela Bulloch. Released in October 2019.
PANDEMIC DANCE #21
In April 2020 I participated in Gene Pritsker's project „Pandemic Dances“, a series of duos for guitar and other instruments. The basic idea is that composers/performers write short pieces for each other and record their parts at home.
Check out Gene’s piece "Pandemic Dance #21", mine called „Blues for two“ and all the other ones.
MARCUS KLOSSEK ELECTRIC TRIO:
TAKEN FROM THE SKIES
"This is never an end in itself, everything is based on convincing ideas. Conclusion: Tele-Jazz at it's best!"
"...recorded with Carsten Hein on electric bass (he’s the secret sauce in this album’s sound) and Derek Scherzer on drums, along with guest tenor sax player Finn Wiesner..."
London Jazz News 2018
“…in a dream-like interaction and always straight to the point, with precise timing and noticeable
joy in playing, the trio shows its great musical experience.”
RP Online 2019