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Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69

Label: Cuneiform Records
Released: 2011
Track listing: Mayflower; Once Upon a Time; Puzzle; Gratuliere; Flashpoint.

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John Surman: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69

Read "Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


La mai abbastanza lodata Cuneiform recupera dagli archivi un altro inedito storico di lusso proveniente dal periodo d'oro del jazz inglese, come aveva già fatto nel 2005 con Way Back Then di John Surman e Workpoints di Graham Collier, e l'anno scorso con NDR Jazz Workshop: Hamburg 1973 dei Soft Machine. Anche in questo caso a ...

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John Surman: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69

Read "Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69" reviewed by Nic Jones


In the necessarily modestly expansive booklet note which accompanies this CD and DVD set, Brian Morton sets out the development of jazz in Britain, from its point of origin in the early decades of the twentieth century. He also rightly identifies the musical generation that came of age in the 1960s as having no sense of ...

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John Surman: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69

Read "Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69" reviewed by Troy Collins


Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop--April '69 is a stunning discovery. Featuring unreleased material executed by a unique ten-piece line-up of European jazz luminaries, it provides a fascinating window into the development of British saxophonist John Surman at the very beginning of his career. Capturing an international all-star ensemble working through Surman's formative concepts, this informal studio session ...

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John Surman: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69

Read "Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop - April '69" reviewed by John Kelman


1969 was a watershed year for John Surman. He released his eponymous debut on Dutton Vocalion that year, but it was the recording session for How Many Clouds Can You See? (Vocalion, 1970), that made the year of Woodstock and man's first steps on the moon so portentous for the 25 year-old saxophonist An album effortlessly ...


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