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2011 Saalfelden Festival

Jez Nelson with music from the 2011 Saalfelden Festival in Austria. Including drummer Jim Black and Turkish free-jazz outfit Konstrukt teaming up with saxophonist Marshall Allen.

Jez Nelson presents music from the 2011 Saalfelden Festival in Austria. Established over 30 years ago, it has become one of the biggest annual get-togethers of cutting-edge jazz musicians. The 2011 event included performances by drummer Jim Black, Turkish free-jazz outfit Konstrukt teaming up with saxophonist Marshall Allen, and US trio The Bad Plus. Also on the programme, Jez rounds up the best new jazz releases.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Feb 2012 23:00

Music Played

  • Jim Black Trio, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 28 August 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Jim Black (drums), Elias Stemeseder (piano), Thomas Morgan (bass)

    • Jim Black Trio

      Terrotow / Ugly Snug

      Composer: Jim Black

  • Ingebrigt Håker Flaten Chicago Sextet, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 27 August 2011

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      Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (double bass, electric bass, electronics), Dave Rempis (saxophone), Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone, drums), Jeff Parker (guitar), Ola Kvernberg (violin), Frank Rosaly (drums)

    • Ingebrigt Håker Flaten Chicago Sextet

      90/94

      Composer: Ingebrigt Håker Flaten

  • Max Nagl's Eight In One Saalfelden Octet, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 26 August 2011

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      Line-up: Max Nagl (saxophone), Pamelia Kurstin (theremin), Steve Bernstein (trumpet), Nils Wogram (trombone), Otto Lechner (accordion), Noel Akchote (guitar), Brad Jones (bass), Kenny Wollesen (drums)

  • Max Nagl's Eight in One Saalfelden Octet, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 26 August 2011

    • Max Nagl's Eight In One Saalfelden Octet

      Norden

      Composer: Max Nagl

  • Jessica Pavone's Army of Strangers, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 28 August 2011

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      Line-up: Jessica Pavone (violin, viola), Pete Fitzpatrick (guitar), Jonti Siman (bass), Harris Eisenstadt (drums)

    • Jessica Pavone's Army of Strangers

      There Won't Be Walking In The Daylight

      Composer: Jessica Pavone

  • Lorenz Raab Quartet, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 27 August 2011

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      Line-up: Lorenz Raab (trumpet), Michel Godard (tuba, electric bass), Eirik Hegdal (saxophone), Lucas Niggli (drums)

    • Lorenz Raab Quartet

      Mingu

      Composer: Eirik Hegdal

  • The Dead Kenny G's, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 26 August 2011

    • Untitled

      Line-up: Skerik (saxophone, keyboard), Brad Houser (bass, baritone saxophone), Mike Dillon (drums, vibraphone)

    • The Dead Kenny G's

      Black Death / Strúdelbox

      Composer: The Dead Kenny G's

  • Cuong Vu 4-Tet, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 26 August 2011

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      Line-up: Cuong Vu (trumpet), Stomu Takeishi (electric bass), Luke Bergman (electric bass), Ted Poor (drums)

    • Cuong Vu 4-Tet

      Giant Steps

      Composer: John Coltrane

  • The Bad Plus feat. Joshua Redman, recorded at the Saalfelden Festival on 28 August 2011

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      Line-up: Joshua Redman (saxophone), Ethan Iverson (piano), Reid Anderson (bass), Dave King (drums)

    • The Bad Plus feat. Joshua Redman

      Big Eater

      Composer: Reid Anderson

    • The Bad Plus feat. Joshua Redman

      Silence Is The Question

      Composer: Reid Anderson

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