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Alexander Von Schlippenbach Trio: Pakistani Pomade

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British saxophonist John Butcher recently asked me why his music is considered jazz. Sure, it's based on improvisation. Is that enough of a qualification? There are some connections with the American avant-garde from the '60s, including atonal experiments by Cecil Taylor and expansions of the saxophone's sound by Coltrane and Ayler. But in the end, as ...

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Schlippenbach Trio: Pakistani Pomade

Read "Pakistani Pomade" reviewed by Derek Taylor

In the free improv Book of Lists the Schlippenbach Trio holds an enviable distinction. Together since 1972, they’re the longest running ensemble in the history of the music. This new UMS reissue augments their debut for FMP with an additional 20 minutes worth of material, making an already indispensable slab of music even more so. Yet ...