Peter Brötzmann

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Peter Brötzmann
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Brötzmann in August 2017
Background information
Born (1941-03-06) 6 March 1941 (age 79)
Remscheid, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
GenresFree jazz, avant-garde jazz, free improvisation
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsTenor saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, tárogató, clarinet, bass clarinet
Years active1967–present
Associated actsGlobe Unity Orchestra, Peter Kowald, Cecil Taylor, Last Exit, Derek Bailey, William Parker, Die Like a Dog Quartet, Sven-Åke Johansson, Evan Parker, Buschi Niebergall, Fred Van Hove, Han Bennink, Willem Breuker, Paal Nilssen-Love

Peter Brötzmann (born 6 March 1941) is a German free jazz saxophonist and clarinetist.

Brötzmann has appeared on over 100 albums.[1][2]

Works[change | change source]

  • For Adolphe Sax (1967)
  • Machine Gun (1968)
  • Nipples (1969)
  • More Nipples (1969)
  • Fuck de Boere (Dedicated to Johnny Dyani) (1970)
  • Solo (1976)
  • Alarm (1981)
  • 14 Love Poems (1984)
  • No Nothing (1991)
  • Dare Devil (1992)
  • The März Combo Live in Wuppertal (1993)
  • Nothing to Say (Dedicated to Oscar Wilde: A Suite of Breathless Motion) (1996)
  • Sprawl (1997)
  • Right as Rain (Dedicated to Werner Lüdi) (2001)
  • Usable Past (2002)
  • Lost & Found (2009)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Interviews, discographies". Efi.group.shef.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  2. "Albums by Peter Brötzmann". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 2012-06-25.