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Anthony Braxton / Georg Grawe Duo - (Amsterdam) 1991

Anthony Braxton / Georg Grawe Duo - (Amsterdam) 1991

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Label: okkadisk 12018 | Condition: New | Description:

Musicians

Anthony Braxton — soprano sax, clarinet, flute, alto sax

Georg Gräwe — piano

Cover and Artwork

Cover art: Albert Oehlen
Graphic design: Louise Molnar
Photos: Sa Schloff, Nick White

Songs

1. Duet I (25:12) (MPEG2)
2. Duet II (16:00)
(MPEG2)
3. Duet III (4:43)
total time: 45:55

Compositions by Anthony Braxton (Synthesis/BMI), Georg Gräwe (Random Acoustics/GEMA)

Recording Info

Recorded live at October Meeting 1991, Amsterdam, Holland at Christofori

Recorded by: Chris Weeda
Produced by: John Corbett
Executive Producer: Bruno Johnson

To the best of our understanding, these two long, one short pieces were spontaneously improvised, with no predetermined logic or direction for the music. Even so, there are continual hints and reminders of Braxton’s current compositional interests, palindromic shapes and stretching pulses, which suggest the extent to which he used public performance of this sort as a laboratory for ideas which would take on a more detailed form later. Braxton’s flute and clarinet playing is extremely impressive, the former especially.

— Richard Cook & Brian Morton, The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, fifth edition


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