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Andreas Willers has gained a reputation as an exceptional guitar player with an incredibly rich stylistic background reaching from blues and jazz to improvised and New Music. The impressive technical and tonal options at his disposal are carried by a great feeling for form and tremenuos emotional power. His debut release was a solo recording for the famous FMP label in the 1980's. He has worked with Paul Bley, Louis Sclavis, David Murray a.m.m. on stage and in the studio. He also works on different forms of improvised and composed music. Studied guitar and improvisation with Joe Diorio (at GIT, Los Angeles), John Abercrombie and Dave Holland (at Bannf School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada) among others
by Alberto Bazzurro
Disco composito, felicemente irregolare, questo del sestetto (in un caso settetto) diretto dal sessantatreenne chitarrista tedesco Andreas Willers, con le stimmate dell'opera largamente meditata, fortemente intenzionale, nella concezione così come nel gesto che ne accompagna la messa in pratica. Partenza al fulmicotone nel breve Case of Need" e poi momenti più riflessivi, quasi sfuggenti, ma sempre ...
Track listing: 1 Case Of Need 2 Süßes Holz 3 Friede Den Hüten 4 Quorum 5 Goldman's Sack 6 Emma Goldman 7 Always Never 8 Clean Profits Trilemma A 9 Clean Profits Trilemma B 10 Clean Profits Trilemma C 11 Grau Normal Ja 12 Modified Princess
by Glenn Astarita
These venerable European improvisers tease and taunt the listeners' psyches with free-form minimalist sound-shaping designs and subdued inner-workings with gradual buildups and asynchronous movements, countered by explosive episodes of angst, tinted with creaky sub-motifs. With four lengthy works recorded live in Rome--hence, the album titleAmerican pianist Alvin Curran and Swiss guitarist Andreas Willers incorporate electronics into ...
Track listing: 1. Steampunk 69 (Willers), 2. Plodding Along (Willers), 3. Roost'r (Willers, Roder, Marien), 4. Gentle Maya: Dance Of Maya (McLaughlin)/Eat Your Blues (Willers)/Valedictory (Shulman, Shulman, Minnear), 5. I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues (Ellington)/Hen's Teert & Bee's Knees (Willers, Roder, Marien), 6. Politician (Bruce, Brown), 7. Alexis & The North (Willers), 8. Laili (Willers), 9. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Mingus)/The Marshall Needs El Juicio (Willers), 10. I Repeat Myself II (Willers)/The Stumble (Fr.King), 11. Fettes Holz (Willers), 12. HCKHH Blues/Statues (Bruce), 13. Elementarfelder (Willers, Roder, Marien)
by Glenn Astarita
Guitarist Andreas Willers (Germany) and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber (Switzerland) are among Europe's most prominent improvisers and free-thinkers. On this outing their experimental metrics are quite rangy and focused, offering the antithesis to a madcap free-form blowing session. The duo alternates between controlled thematic buildups and subdued encounters with polytonal dialogues along with certain parts that elicit ...