Celebrating the 70th year of his life and after nearly 50 years as an internationally renowned jazz trumpeter, Uli Beckerhoff is a master of his craft. Featuring 19 tracks from the large catalog of his recordings dating back to 1974, this 2CD compilation is a tribute not just to him, but also to what he has created, what has allowed him to evolve into a maestro, with keen insight to listen to the musical life that surrounds him. These tracks also represent the association that Uli has had with some of the finest musicians who are joining in with him; Jasper van`t Hof, John Abercrombie, Arild Andersen, John Marshall, Norma Winstone, John Taylor and many more. The compilation also features 3 never before released tracks from the maestros vast collection. Comes with a 12 page special booklet with an extensive essay from Martin Laurentius and comments from Uli.