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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Paul Bley - Amsterdam 2009

Here's a recent solo set by Paul Bley (check out the preceeding post for more).
This was up on dime a few months ago, perfectly presented, but @ 48 kHz. Nero seems to fix this automatically, but the software I use won't, so I changed the FLAC files to 44.1 kHz, in order to be able to burn them... hope you'll enjoy this one as well!

Paul Bley - Solo
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Bimhuis
May 13, 2009

Paul Bley - piano

1. Startled (Paul Bley) 13:40
2. How Long Has This Been Going On (George Gerhswin) 9:13
3. Please (Paul Bley) 8:30
4. Told You So (Paul Bley) 11:20
5. Love Ya (Paul Bley) 5:41
6. Staccato (Paul Bley) 2:35
7. Right to Sing (Paul Bley) 6:54
8. Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins - dedicated to Jimmy Giuffre) 4:04
9. Coleman (Paul Bley) 3:06

TT: 65:02 - complete!

Sound: A
Source: NL Radio6 > DVB-S (48 khz/256kbps) > EDIROL-R09 > Audacity > flac

This came in FLAC @ 48 kHz
Additional lineage: FLAC > WAV > BeLight/BeSweet > WAV @ 44.1 kHz > FLAC (8,asb,verif


ubu said...


oznerol said...

thank you for this beauty!


trane said...

Thanks Ubu!, track 6 = Pent-up house (S. Rollins) (and for my ears tr 4 = All the things you are)

NickS said...

thank you. don't know why i haven't checked out paul bley more.
i have "open to love" and a couple with giuffre and swallow.
any recommendation for further listening?

Wally said...

thanks for another great post. Can't wait to listen to it, and the other Bley.
I see you posted Jah Wobble. I'll give that a listen too. Really enjoyed his collaboration(s) with EP, but mostly because of Evan.
Cheers, Wally

Wally said...

Where to start?
Some of my favourites are:
Ramblin (earlyish solo)
Dual unity & Scorpio (earlyish experimental with synthesiser with)
Time will tell (spacious masterpiece with Evan Parker & Barre Phillips)
Copenhagen & Haarlem (solo)
Fragments & PB Quartet (group setting with Paul taking a bit of a back seat but excellent nevertheless)
Mondsee variations (recent solo)
Cheers Wally