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Jürg Frey

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Elsewhere Return Visitors

Read "Elsewhere Return Visitors" reviewed by John Eyles


As the Elsewhere label's third anniversary, in July 2021, closely followed the June release of its fifteenth and sixteenth albums, it seemed an appropriate time to look back. In a way, those two albums tell a large part of the story as, together, they feature three musicians who are all return visitors to the label, Anastassis ...

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Two versions of one piece from Magnus Granberg

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Ever since Ist Gefallen In Der Schnee, written by Magnus Granberg and performed by his group Skogen, was released to great acclaim on Another Timbre in 2012, the label has issued a steady trickle of recordings by the Swedish composer. Only a couple of Granberg albums on INSUB have bucked the trend—one a composition commissioned for ...

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Elsewhere Piano Series No. 2

Read "Elsewhere Piano Series No. 2" reviewed by John Eyles


When Elsewhere released its three-album Piano Series No.1 in the summer of 2019, the All About Jazz review of it concluded as follows,"This Piano Series consists of three distinctively different recordings, any one of which would have attracted attention and plaudits in its own right. It is a measure of the quality of the series that ...

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Early to Late

Label: Another Timbre
Released: 2018
Track listing: How Vain Are All Our Frail Delights?; Late Silence.

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New releases from Jürg Frey, Clara de Asis and Stefan Thut

Read "New releases from Jürg Frey, Clara de Asis and Stefan Thut" reviewed by John Eyles


If you were told that a record label's latest batch of three albums were by Jürg Frey, Clara de Asis and Stefan Thut, and then asked to identify the label, which one would you be most likely to choose? Many in-the-know music fans might be likely to opt for Another Timbre or maybe Wandelweiser or INSUB, ...

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Jurg Frey & Magnus Granberg: Early to Late

Read "Early to Late" reviewed by John Eyles


Jürg Frey and Magnus Granberg are two of the musicians who feature most frequently in the Another Timbre catalogue. So, when the label commissioned two new works in 2015, it was no surprise that they were the chosen composers. Performed by Ensemble Grizzana, including a stellar line-up of AT regulars alongside Frey and Granberg themselves, the ...

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Clarinet (& Piano)

Label: Another Timbre
Released: 2017
Track listing: O’Hare; 3x ; Wolken/veld.

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Cristián Alvear, Seijiro Murayama: Karoujite

Read "Karoujite" reviewed by John Eyles


Before coming together in this duo, the Chilean acoustic guitarist Cristián Alvear and the Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama were both well-established Potlatch artists. Alvear has built a reputation as a performer of compositions by Wandelweiser members such as Jürg Frey and Antoine Beuger, as exemplified by his fine album of Michael Pisaro pieces Melody, Silence (Potlatch, ...

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Dante Boon / Jürg Frey: Clarinet (& Piano)

Read "Clarinet (& Piano)" reviewed by John Eyles


Without doing an actual count of how many Another Timbre releases feature members of the Wandelweiser group, it is safe to say that they crop up regularly on the label both as composers and performers, with such names as Jürg Frey, Radu Malfatti, Michael Pisaro, Johnny Chang and Eva Maria Houben peppering the label's credits--not just ...


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