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Kowald, Peter / Petit-Jouvet, Laurence
Off The Road

Kowald, Peter / Petit-Jouvet, Laurence: Off The Road (RogueArt)
Label: RogueArt    
Released in: France    

Two DVDs and a CD of material from the late German bassist Peter Kowald, who's premature death in 2002 cut short an inspiring and multifaceted journey in improvisational musics.

DVD descriptions from the back of the CD:

Disc 1 (DVD): Off The Road, a film by Laurence Petit-Jouvet

The German bassist Peter Kowald (1944-2002) was one of the major figures of Free Improvised Music. The film Off The Road was made on and around his extended tour of the USA in 2000. A journey around America in an old Chevrolet Caprice, the film is a "free improvised road movie" featuring encountrs with many of the great names of Free Music, set against the background of "Off The Road" America.

Disc 2 (DVD): Chicago Improvisations, a film by Laurence Petit-Jouvet

Peter Kowald live at the 2000 Empty Bottle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music (in trios with Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake, as well as with Floros Floridis and Gunter Sommer), and in the studio (Kowald solo and in duo with Ken Vandermark, plus interviews with the musicians.

DVD1 : 72 minutes, color, English, French subtitles, Region free; DVD 2: 83 minutes, color, English, French Subtitles, Region Free

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Improvised Music
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Product Information:

DVD1 : 72 minutes, color, English, French subtitles, Region free; DVD 2: 83 minutes, color, English, French Subtitles, Region Free

UPC: 3760131270082

Label: RogueArt
Catalog ID: 8
Squidco Product Code: 8455

Format: 2 DVDs + CD
Condition: New
Released: 2007
Country: France
Packaging: 2 DVDs and 1 CD in a foldover box
Recorded on the road in 2000 (DVD 1), live at Empty Bottle Festival, 2000 (DVD 2), and live between March and May 2000 (CD).


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Track Listing:

1. Introduction (William Parker)

2. New York March 17, 2000 (Parker/Kowald)

3. New Orleans April 6, 2000 (Jordan/Kowald/Fielder)

4. Houston April 9, 2000 (Kowald Solo)

5. San Diego April 14, 2000 (Lewis/Kowald)

6. Los Angeles April 15, 2000 (Homler/Kowald)

7. Berkeley May 3, 2000 (Eneidi/Gale/Kowald/Robinson)

8. Chicago May 10, 2000 (Anderson/Kowald/Drake)