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Recorded during three nights of incredible live performances in Coimbra at Jazz Ao Centro at Salao Brazil, from the trans-Atlantic quartet of Joe McPhee (sax/pocket trumpet), Martin Kuchen (sax), Per Zanussi (bass) and Raymond Strid (drums).

Trespass Trio + Joe McPhee
Human Encore

Trespass Trio + Joe McPhee: Human Encore (Clean Feed)
Label: Clean Feed    
Released in: Portugal    

"A dog barks during a trumpet solo and a car alarm ends a piece: this is reality music, music coming from everyday life. It couldn't be any other way, considering that the people involved are the most political and social motivated musicians of our times, namely Martin Kuchen, the Trespass Trio mentor and soul, and Joe McPhee, a veteran of the Black Consciousness struggles through sound since the years of "Freedom and Unity", with Clifford Thornton, and "Nation Time". "Human Encore", the result of a live collaboration between the Swedish band and the American legendary saxophonist and trumpeter which took place during three days in the Portuguese city of Coimbra, configures all the existing motivations: the music is indeed "transgressive". There's emotions here, pain, fury and joy in mixed terms. In a time when some try to empty musical expression from feelings and states of mind, this is really an infringement, going against the stream. This is jazz like it used to be 40 years ago, full of heat and purpose, but with the concepts, vocabulary and techniques of today. It tells us about the "fires" going on ("more and more of them", says Kuchen), in Palestine, in Europe and all the places where mankind shows that we never learn..."-Clean Feed Records

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Product Information:

UPC: 5609063002690

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF 269
Squidco Product Code: 17674

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardstock gatefold foldover
Recorded at Jazz Ao Centro at Salao Brazil on May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd, 2012 by Joao Miranda.


Joe McPhee-tenor saxophone, pocket trumpet

Martin Kuchen-alto saxophone, baritone saxophone

Per Zanussi-double bass

Raymond Strid-drums

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Track Listing:

1. A desert on fire, a forest 5:47

2. Bruder Beda ist nicht mehr 13:39

3. Xe 6:49

4. Coimbra, mon amour 6:59

5. A different Koko 10:41

6. In our midst 9:03

7. Human Encore 7:36

8. A desert on fire, a forest (first day take) 9:54