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Alexander von Schlippenbach: Piano Solo '77

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Pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach hasn't so much refined his art over the course of his decades-long career as he has redefined his musical personality according to the demands of the setting he's working in and the musical company he's keeping. While that suggests adaptability, that tendency is tempered by the simultaneous singularity of his musical personality. ...

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Alexander von Schlippenbach: Piano Solo '77

Read "Piano Solo '77" reviewed by Henry Smith

Pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach has been a mainstay of the European free jazz scene for nearly as long as it has existed, playing with Gunther Hampel and Manfred Schoof in the mid-'60s while forming the still active Globe Unity Orchestra in 1966. His trio with Paul Lovens and Evan Parker has been active since the early ...