Munich 2017, show report
Munich High-End - Hifideluxe 2017 - JMF Audio
natural sound, more spectacular, thrilling…
These are the words which summarize the comments of the long time audiophiles, the musicians, the sound engineers who
took a seat and spent time to listen. This year, numerous visitors from different horizons were seen heading straight for the special JMF Audio
room. We are thankful to you, the music lovers for your quest for the best instruments to play and feel the music.
The kind words from persons actually involved with other brands were also
(Marriott Hotel), for the world renowned High-End Munich, the JMF
Audio 2017 collection was presented in a black and white atmosphere: the disc
transport/digital source, D/A converter, preamplifier, power
amplifiers, loudspeakers, power line conditioner, the specific cables
and the decoupling stands; all developed with the same philosophy over 32 years
of research and development for the music (see updated history section).
loudspeakers with massive ash wood grain visible through the black finish.
As always many types of musics, of
all periods, on different formats,
were played to
enlighten the desirable capability of the JMF Audio products to offer
genuine and universal listening.
ranging from 1966
Count Basie "Before Frank, Live at the sands" (SACD remaster) to
the recent and unique James Carter "Caribbean Rapsody" (concerto
for saxophones and orchestra!), through a Jimmy Hendrix cover by Johnny A.
and the delightful jazz of Danish born singer Indra Rios Moore on
"heartland"; during which most visitors could not prevent
themselves from closing their eyes.
massive introduction to Mahler N°5 by Riccardo Chailly was still played,
may it were needed to prove the dynamic capability, stability, image and
timbre accuracy of the JMF Audio ensemble. The preferred live performance
certainly was with Italian duet Musica Nuda, cover of french singer Jacques
Brel, with the outstanding and powerful vocals of Petra Magoni. Our audience often
applauded along the
already recorded applauds. The
rendering surely was involving.
The returning visitors
were also able to evaluate the ease with which the JMF Audio ensemble could transcribe 'classic
audiophiles tests' such as from Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Miller, Misa Criolla, Hugh Masekela, Anne Sophie Mutter...
the high definition Blu-ray Pure Audio discs (>
more about), new releases were revealed, such as Jane Ira Bloom
"Early Americans" instrumental jazz from New York (2016) produced by Jim
Anderson (multiple Grammy Awards) for which visitors could not help taping
feet, the reference Beethoven the 9 Symphonies by Karajan "Freunde",
remastered (DECCA), the impressive Organism and Himmelrand (organ and choral
in cathedrals), the highly dynamic and breathtaking Nordic Brass Ensemble
"European Tour" (percussions and brass) to the piano solo of Jan
Gunnar Hoff "Stories" (recorded with JMF Audio equipment >
read more), these latter being produced by Morten Lindberg of 2L (28 nominations
for the Grammy Awards).
We explained that JMF Audio products,
by their precision and detail, tend to transcend the media and the techniques.
The listener perceives the artistic first.
accent this year was put on the spectacular and the emotional.
JMF Audio's Indonesian representative
with clients honored us with their visit.
wish to thank the numerous journalists from all around the world for coming.
Some of them spent a lot of time in the JMF Audio room although there were
so many other exhibitors to visit in a limited time frame. So we believe JMF
Audio's music was definitely seducing...
The listening conditions
at the show were of course unsuitable for evaluating the full potential, the
micro details and being fully immersed in the artistic. Music lovers are invited to contact us for an
appointment to listen in calm in our two studios, next to Germany, located in a
cultural and touristic area. Please refer to the contact page.
Handshake with JMF Audio's HongKong showroom manager
It is always a pleasure to
meet with JMF
Audio products owners from other parts of the world.
|Presentation of the DXC 2.2 MKII converter, PRS1.5
preamplifier, MBR1 remote control, PCD302 power line conditioner, HQS9001
mighty mono amplifiers...
The already legendary DMT 3.7
multiformat transport and the state of the art BDPM1 optical
mechanism were subject to many inquiries and photos.
Representatives of the Pure
Audio Blu-ray community in the entrance of the JMF Audio room at
Stefan Bock, msm-studios
Christoph Diekmann, pureaudiorecordings.com
Laurent Fusilier, JMF Audio
JMF Audio at the Munich based
holding the first ever released Blu-ray Pure Audio disc produced with JMF
of the comments:
sound. Really natural, more organic. My forearms hair rised during the
listening. This is just Super. Congratulations again." (video interview)
"These beautiful sounding horn loudspeakers and electronics delivered a deep, organic and fast sound [...] filled the room with a warm, natural and mesmerizing
sound. [...] positively dreamy" (website)
Show Award Munich 2017 Best Sound JMF Audio"
Breuninger, reviewer, USA
Evaluation on Mr. Breuninger's brought CD and on
JMF Audio's Musica Nuda Live at FIP produced by Radio France.
sound!" - Gold Award
attendee said [...] that it was the best sound he heard at the show. I
cannot disagree with his statement." - Gold Award
"Impressed, I took a
photo of the first disc played. I took a photo of the second. I would have
taken photos of all... I figured the result did not only come from the
discs' quality... "
A visitor from Asia. Similar comments were heard
several times during the show.
"Brilliant [...] Best
sound of all Munich"
From a group of American visitors.
"The first time I came into the room
today I was thrilled. I have just come again and am still
"For sure I had never heard the Oscar
Peterson Trio We get Requests (1964) in such a beautiful and realistic way"
impressive sound. I did a review on the latest players and converters and
discovered your DMT 3.7 during searches. I was here to learn more about it
and about JMF Audio. I look forward to evaluating your products."
Kim, Stereo Times magazine, New York
impressive presentation than last year"
From a group of JMF Audio clients in Hong Kong.
"Very good sound. Very
impressive. It is like if there were no microphone, no recording, only the
From a long time audiophile who came with JMF
Audio's Indonesian sales representative.
"We love the sound.
"JMF Audio did it
again. It is all about music. Congratulations !!" (HifiClass forum,
"The musicality and the
Fusilier family's knowhow are incredible. Thank you !!" (HifiClass
forum, video comment)
Jose Manuel Delgado Mendoza, Hifi Live
"Thanks Laurent for playing James Carter's
"Caribbean Rhapsody" and Jane Ira Bloom's "Early Americans"
Jim Anderson, Professor at the New York University,
Sound engineer and producer, multi Grammy Awards winner, former director of
the Audio Engineering Society (AES), Pure Audio Blu-ray disc producer.
"Image, detail, dynamic,
musicality... There is everything [...] And the feeling
exists even at low volume"
"The brass instruments have body, without
any harshness. It is natural."
must have audiophile maturity to appreciate"
D. from France, already owner of very high end equipment, who spent over
two hours in the JMF Audio room.
More comments will be added as they are received.
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