Torsten Goods

Live Act Jazz Blues R&B
Torsten Goods - Jazz Blues R&B Live Act in Berlin

Torsten Goods Short Info

“Torsten Goods is someone who is capable of the big groove”, Süddeutsche Zeitung wrote about the guitarist, singer and composer. His style is often compared to George Benson’s. This is no coincidence, considering that he was already interested in both pop/rock and jazz as a youngster. He was born with the last name Gutknecht, but Les Paul gave Torsten Goods his alias, while he was studying in New York at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

Since then he has played not only in prestigious German Festivals (Jazz Baltica, Leverkusener Jazztage, Rheingau Musik Festival) but also in USA, Asia and of course in Europe (like the International Paris Jazz Festival, Warsaw Jazz Festival, Rabat Jazz Festival, Ankara Jazz Festival).

Due to the experiences he gathered in “Big Apple” and with the many concerts he has given, he has matured into a musician who understands how to write catchy songs that combine fun and musical demand.

His fifth and current album “Love Comes To Town” is prove enough. It has been released on ACT in 2013 after two years of intensive song writing in Berlin and London and has been produced by funk-mastermind Nils Landgren.

Following the style of such great jazz guitarists and singers as George Benson, John Pizzarelli and Michael Bublé, Torsten Goods knows how to balance these influences with his own particular style and groovy attitude!

“Torsten Goods is someone who is capable of the big groove”, Süddeutsche Zeitung wrote about the guitarist, singer and composer. His style is often compared to George Benson’s. This is no coincidence, considering that he was already interested in both pop/rock and jazz as a youngster. He was born with the last name Gutknecht, but Les Paul gave Torsten Goods his alias, while he was studying in New York at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

Since then he has played not only in prestigious German Festivals (Jazz Baltica, Leverkusener Jazztage, Rheingau Musik Festival) but also in USA, Asia and of course in Europe (like the Inte...

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Past Gigs Torsten Goods

  • 12 | 2014 D-Elmau Schloss Elmau
  • 12 | 2014 D-Erlangen Musikinstitut
  • 09 | 2014 D-Villingen-Schwenningen VSswingt
  • 07 | 2014 D-Geisenheim Rheingau Musik Festival
  • 06 | 2014 TRK-Ankara Ankara Jazz Festival
  • 05 | 2014 D-Hilden Hildener Jazztage

Discography Torsten Goods

  • 2013 Love Comes To Town Album | ACT
  • 2008 1980 Album | ACT
  • 2006 Irish Heart Album | ACT

Media

  • Video Torsten Goods - Summer Lovi...
  • Video Torsten Goods - Freedom Eve...
  • Video Torsten Goods - Unlucky Lik...
  • Sound Torsten Goods - Have I Told...
  • Sound Torsten Goods - Crazy Littl...
  • Sound Torsten Goods - 99

Origin

  • Berlin DE

Members

  • Torsten Goods guitar / voice
  • Jan Miserre piano / keyboard
  • Christian von Kaphengst bass
  • Felix Lehrmann drums