All compositions by Charig/Wachsmann/Van Hove/Sommer.
released May 20, 1983
"ML DD 4 is a very special equilibrium of four different talents: Günter Sommer’s perfectly melodic percussion, Fred Van Hove’s idiosyncratic piano, Phil Wachsmann’s starling, often textural, violin and Mark Charig’s sharp and pertinent brass.... [T]here is much to enjoy on this record, from Charig and Wachsmann chiming together over Sommer’s organ pipe motif beneath which Van Hove races and trills, to Sommer’s tubular-bell-and-drum figures into which the other inject their contributions with effective precision." -- The Wire
"An excellent document." -- Cadence
ML DD 4
Mark Charig: trumpet, alto horn
Philip Wachsmann: violin, electronics
Fred Van Hove: piano, accordion
Günter Sommer: drums, percussion
Recorded live by Jost Gebers on March 21st, 1982, during the Workshop Freie Musik at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin.
CD mastering by Olaf Rupp.
Mixed and produced by Jost Gebers.
Cover design by Fred Van Hove and Jost Gebers.
Photographs by Dagmar Gebers.