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Wadada Leo Smith / Gunter Baby Sommer: Wisdom In Time

Read "Wisdom In Time" reviewed by Nic Jones

This program of duo performances by trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith and drummer Gunter Baby Sommer is both the renewal on record of a long-standing musical relationship and at the same time a kind of homage to their fallen comrade, the bassist Peter Kowald, whose death robbed the improvised music scene of one of its stalwarts. Amongst ...

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Wadada Leo Smith / Gunter Baby Sommer: Wisdom in Time

Read "Wisdom in Time" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

More than 25 years have passed since the late, great bassist Peter Kowald introduced trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith to then East German drummer Günter Baby Sommer. The Chicago-Wuppertal-Dresden axis of three idiosyncratic and free-minded improvisers toured Europe and recorded one of the longstanding and seminal documents of European-American free improvisation, Touch The Earth--Break The Shells (Intakt, ...

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Wadada Leo Smith - Gunter Baby Sommer: Wisdom in Time

Read "Wisdom in Time" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Come la maggior parte dei dischi impro anche Wisdom in Time ha la sua (retro)storia, ossia un percorso, delle vicende e degli incontri tra i due protagonisti, Wadada Leo Smith e Gunter Baby Sommer, che sottendono la musica vera e propria. Già proprio quella che quando la si ascolta fa dimenticare tutto, ma proprio tutto, dando invece importanza ...