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Kurt Rosenwinkel

Kurt Rosenwinkel

Guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel can breathe a sigh of relief now that his Verve debut, The Enemies of Energy, has finally come out. That particular project was recorded back in 1996 and is already old news for the forward-thinking composer-instrumentalist who first gained attention in Paul Motian’s Electric Bebop Band.

“I did The Enemies of Energy on my own in ’96, then shopped it around to different labels but didn’t get any takers,” he explains. “I continued working on through different repertoire and it was during the period when we were playing that new stuff that I got signed to Impulse!.”

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