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Renowned British improvisors Keith and Julie Tippett in a performance at the 2008 London Jazz Festival, recorded for the BBC Radio 3, delicate and organic free improvisation.

Tippett, Keith & Julie
Couple in Spirit: Live at the Purcell Room

Tippett, Keith & Julie: Couple in Spirit: Live at the Purcell Room (Ogun)
Label: Ogun    
Released in: Great Britain    

"Ogun is proud to present a new recording by internationally renowned improvisors Keith and Julie Tippett. Live at the Purcell Room captures their performance at the 2008 London Jazz Festival in a recording made by the British Broadcasting Corporation for Radio 3's "Jazz on 3" programme. Individually and collectively, Keith and Julie Tippett have shaped the cutting edge of contemporary music over the past four-and-a-half decades. Keith is an acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, band leader and arranger, whose work encompasses big bands projects Centipede, Ark and Tapestry, and ensemble freeplay with Ovary Lodge (also featuring Julie) and Derek Bailey's Company. His collaborations include projects with Robert Fripp's avant-rock band King Crimson, fellow pianist Stan Tracey and the Italian jazz orchestra Canto General.

Julie left behind a career in 60s R&B to develop her talents as a strikingly original singer-songwriter, poet and improvisor. In addition to a number of solo albums, Julie has also recorded with the Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Maggie Nicols, Working Week, Willi Kellers and Martin Archer."-Ogun

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Product Information:

UPC: 5020675572317

Label: Ogun
Catalog ID: OGCD 034
Squidco Product Code: 13584

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Cardstock gatefold foldover
Recorded on November 14th, 2008 at the Purcell Room, London.


Keith Tippett-piano, wood blocks, pebbles, wind chimes, maracca, music boxes, plastic panpipe

Julie Tippett-voice, twizzle drum, little bells, thumb piano, seedpod shaker, Sri Lankan hand drums, singing bowls, Balinese xylophone smile drum, tambourine sticks

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