In 1988, on the spur of the moment, Blake and Braxton met to record this set of 8 standards, including pieces by Monk, Parker, Gillespie, Miles Davis, Mal Waldron, &c.
Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton
A Memory Of Vienna
Released in: Switzerland
"There had been no plans, no preparation. It was a completely spur-of-the-moment decision. Nine years later, I don't remember whose idea it was-mine?Werner X. Uehlinger's? Ran's or Anthony's? Once we started, enthusiasmwas high, everyone jumped into it head-first and hard, perhaps a bit too hardat first. When it was over, we didn't know what we had. Now we know. Whatyou now hold in your hands is the result of fortuitous circumstance, hard work,imagination, talent, trust, and a bit of blind luck. Like all art that survives,and thrives, it is a miracle."-Art Lange
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Catalog ID: 687
Squidco Product Code: 12149
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve 3 panels
Recorded by Peter Pfister at Haus der Begegnung Mariahif, Vienna, on November 19, 1988. Remastered July 2009 by Peter Pfister.
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1. 'Round Midnight 11:07
2. Yardbird Suite 5:38
3. You Go To My Head 7:58
4. Just Friends 6:24
5. Alone Together 4:59
6. Four 4:53
7. Soul Eyes 7:34
8. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You 7:06