Evan Parker has done as much to advance the language of the saxophone as his namesake Charlie. This is one of his essential releases and a great introduction to his innovations. It’s a solo album comprised of short tracks and studio overdubbing, creating music that’s alternately complex and furious, playful and lyrical.
London Air Lift features one of saxophonist Evan Parker’s most stirring and sympathetic quartets – including guitar, bass, and drums. It showcases Parker’s links to the jazz tradition while carving out new sonic territory. These eight tracks are taut and surprising, full of telepathic interplay and solid pleasures.
To ring in 2013, we present a pair of superlative Schlippenbach Quartet albums. Three Nails Left features the classic line-up of Evan Parker, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Peter Kowald, and Paul Lovens, captured live in 1974 (side 1) and 1975 (side… Continue reading
LA LEGGE E’UGUALE PER TUTTI VORTEX WALTZ Laboratorio della Quercia Laboratorio della Quercia Horo : 1978 Alberto Corvini, Enrico Rava, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Danilo Terenzi, Roswell Rudd, trombone; Massimo Urbani, Steve Potts, alto sax; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Tommaso Vittorini,… Continue reading
Category Laboratorio della Quercia
Tags Alberto Corvini, Enrico Rava, Evan Parker, Frederik Rzewski, Horo, Irene Aebi, Kenny Wheeler, Kent Carter, Laboratorio della Quercia, Martin Joseph, Noel McGhee, Paul Lytton, Roswell Rudd, Steve Lacy, Steve Potts, Tristan Honsinger
Originally posted 19 March 2007 OUTPUT NOTHING TO DECLARE ABRAXAS Wolfgang Dauner Output ECM : 1970 WD, piano, ring modulator, clavinet; Eberhard Weber, bass, cello, guitar; Fred Braceful, percussion, voice. Wolfgang Dauner — not exactly a household name. So here… Continue reading
Category Wolfgang Dauner
Tags Bill Evans, Derek Bailey, Eberhard Weber, ECM, Evan Parker, Faust, Fred Braceful, Gastr Del Sol, Herbie Hancock, Jim O'Rourke, Kate Bush, Melt Banana, Nurse with Wound, Patrick Gleeson, Paul Motion, Red Krayola, Santana, Scott LaFaro, Sonic Youth, Steve Stapleton, Wilco, Wolfgang Dauner
Elf Bagatellen, by the SCHLIPPENBACH TRIO . . Touch the Earth, Break the Shells, by KOWALD | SMITH | SOMMER We’re thrilled to announce the opening of the Destination: OUT download store. We’re offering high quality downloads of adventurous jazz… Continue reading
Category commerce, FMP
Tags Alexander von Schlippenbach, Cecil Taylor, Elf Bagatellen, Evan Parker, FMP, Globe Unity Orchestra, Gunter "Baby" Sommer, Paul Lovens, Peter Brötzmann, Peter Kowald, Touch the Earth, Wadada Leo Smith
We’re thrilled to welcome back saxophonist and composer Steve Lehman for a special guest post detailing some of the recent contemporary classical music that’s influenced and inspired his work. It’s a sonic world that’s new to us and we hope… Continue reading
Category guest posts, Steve Lehman
Tags Anthony Braxton, Beat Furrer, Bernhard Lang, Brian Ferneyhough, Cecil Taylor, Debussy, Evan Parker, Gerard Grisey, Giancinto Scelsci, Helmut Lachenmann, James Dillon, Klangforum Wien, Ligeti, Luigi Nono, Mar Dresser, Mathias Spahlinger, Messiaen, Michael Finnissy, Peter Ablinger, Philip Glass, Richard Barrett, Scriabin, Spectral Music, Steve Lehman, Steve Reich, Tristan Murail, Varese