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Peter Brötzmann

Peter Brötzmann
Born: Mar 6, 1941 in Remscheid, Germany
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Genre: Classical, Jazz
Biography: Nearly four decades after his death, the legacy of Albert Ayler is plain -- a plethora of reed-biting aural contortionists bent on exploiting the saxophone's propensity for making sounds that resemble a human scream. Many such players, unable to play anything resembling a coherent melody, rely instead ...Read full biography
Machine Gun
Released: 1968
Label: FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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This historic free jazz album is a heavy-impact sonic assault so aggressive it still knocks listeners back on their heels decades later. Recorded in May 1968, Machine Gun captures some top European improvisers ...Read full review
Little Birds Have Fast Hearts, No. 1
Released: 1998
Label: FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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The Die Like a Dog Quartet came together four years after recording their first album for the 30th Total Music Meeting festival in Berlin that took place in November 1997. The sets that the quartet performed ...Read full review
More Peter Brötzmann albums: Main Albums (82), Compilations (6), DVD/Video (1)