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Sunday, February 07, 2010

Piano for Duke - Berlin 1969

Here's the whole package, minus Cecil Taylor's set, already posted here.

Of course, this again is a Joachim-Ernst Berendt production, recently rebroadcast in MP2 format (digital satellite, original files - check the link on top right to find out more about handling MP2 files). Thanks a lot to the seeder over on dime!

As with the 1965 Piano Workshop, this goes in big strides, from Joe Turner to Cecil Taylor, with sets by Thelonious Monk, Steve Kuhn and German pianist Joachim Kühn (who can also be heard on alto sax). The focus is mostly on Ellington, which makes this even more of a treat to my ears!

Piano For Duke
Berliner Jazztage 1969
Berlin (Germany), Philharmonie
November 6, 1969 (MP2)


1. Introduction by Joachim-Ernst Berendt 02:27

Joe Turner Greets Ellington - Joe Turner Trio

Joe Turner, piano
Hans Rettenbacher, bass
Stu Martin, drums

2. Joe Turner talks about Duke Ellington (1:30)
3. Jig Walk (2:28)
4. Squeeze Me (4:11)
5. unknown (3:54) [FM source]
6. Caravan (3:05)
7. Satin Doll (3:53)
8. Mood Indigo (2:31)

Steve Kuhn Trio

Steve Kuhn, piano
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, bass
Aldo Romano, drums

9. Announcement by Dietrich Schulz-Köhn (1:10)
10. All That's Left Is To Say Goodbye (5:16)
11. U. M. M. G. (6:02)
12. Baubles, Bangles And Beads (6:52)
13. Lament - Once We Loved (4:34)
14. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (6:50)


Joachim Kühn Quartett

Joachim Kühn, piano & alto sax
Barre Phillips, bass
Jacques Thollot, drums
Stu Martin, drums

1. Announcement by Dietrich Schulz-Köhn (1:02)
2. Suite To Our Father Duke (17:25)
3. Oh Oma - For My Mother (10:37)

Thelonious Monk, piano

with (#11):
Joe Turner, piano
Hans Rettenbacher, bass
Stu Martin, drums

4. Announcement by Dietrich Schulz-Köhn (0:33)
5. Satin Doll (3:38)
6. Sophisticated Lady (4:27)
7. Caravan (6:15)
8. Solitude (5:37)
9. Crepuscule With Nellie (2:54)
10. announcement by Joachim-Ernst Berendt (1:05)
11. Blues For Duke (5:17)

TT: 113:43

Sound: A/A-
Source: DVB-S@320, 48kHz > raw data > ProjextX > mp3DirectCut > mp2
(lossy recording seeded in its original broadcast codec)


ubu said...

FLAC (tagged) + info:

nick said...

This sounds fantastic, ubu. Thank you for the full show! I'm really enjoying this.