FIRST EVER DIGITAL EDITION!
DIGITALLY REMASTERED. An important, vibrant early document from bass player/composer Peter Kowald. Here are four loose-limbed performances from a 1972 concert; quiet moments of intense focus from Kowald alternate with full-throated rave-ups from all five band members. For those that dig the low end, freedom, beauty.
Immediate download of 4-track album in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.
"It was recorded at a concert in Berlin, during a Free Music Festival last January, and is a thoroughly excellent example of the kind of music to be heard at such events all over Europe....an LP of informal, enjoyable music, which is highly recommended." -- Martin Williams, Melody Maker
released August 23, 1973
All compositions by Peter Kowald.
Peter van de Locht: alto saxophone
Günter Christmann: trombone
Paul Rutherford: trombone
Peter Kowald: double bass, tuba, alphorn
Paul Lovens: percussion
Recorded live by Eberhard Sengpiel on January 13th, 1972, at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin.
Supervision by Jost Gebers.
Produced by Peter Kowald.
CD mastering by Olaf Rupp.
Cover design: For the cover, Kowald asked some of his friends to design a part of it (10 x 7.5 cm each; none of them, by the way, a musician).
They are from left top to right bottom:
Heiko Hösterey, Tomas Schmit, Wulf Teichmann, Gerd Hanebeck, Krista Brötzmann, Winfried Gaul, Paul Miron, Toon Lem, Danny, Geges Margull, Peter Paulus, Dietrich Maus.
Layout by Peter Kowald.
Photographs by unknown photographers.