Let the Chaos Calm You: ep.26 – Homage to Peter Brötzmann

27/06/2023
Ali Eshqi

Peter Brötzmann, the saxophone and clarinet player, producer and probably the most iconic and central figure in European free jazz and free improvisation scene, has died at age of 82 on Friday 23 June. He was known for his explosive and violent style of playing, very expressive approach toward music and unapologetic manner.

He started his career during 60’s. His prominent manifestolike album, Machine Gun was published on 1968, featuring some of the greatest figure of European free improvisation scene like Evan Parker, Fred Van Hove, Peter Kowald and Han Bennink.

During more than half century of his career he always tried to explore different styles and genres of music to expand the concept of free improvisation beyond the definitions and borders of styles and genres.

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  • - Bill Laswell and Peter Brötzmann - Death Rattle (Low Life, 1999 - Charly)
  • - Oxbow & Brötzmann - Cat and Mouse (An Eternal Reminder of Not Today, 2022 - Trost)
  • - Black Bombaim & P. Brötzmann - Pt. 4 (2016 - Shhpuma)
  • - Peter Brötzmann & Heather Leigh - Sex Tape 8 (Sex Tape, 2017 - Trost)
  • - Peter Brötzmann, Majid Bekkas, Hamid Drake - Balini (Catching Ghosts (Live), 2023 - ACT)
  • - Peter Brotzmann Trio - Sanity (For Adolphe Sax, 2006 - Unheard Music)
  • - Konstrukt & Brötzmann - Tepe (Dolunay, 2022 - Karl records)
  • - Oxbow & Brötzmann - The Finished Line (An Eternal Reminder of Not Today, 2022 - Trost)
  • - P. Brötzmann & Sonny Sharrock - Whatthefuckdoyouwant 1 (Whatthefuckdoyouwant, 2012 - Trost)
  • - Brötzmann & Heather Leigh - This Word Love (Sparrow Nights, 2018 - Trost)
  • - Brötzmann | Zerang - Banyan Revolution (Live in Beirut, 2012 - Al Maslakh)
  • - Brötzmann & Heather Leigh - Summer Rain (Sparrow Nights, 2018 - Trost)
  • - Peter Brötzmann - I surrender Dear (I Surrender Dear, 2019 - Trost)
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