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Saxophonist and clarinetist Frank Gratkowski meets Danish pianist Jacob Anderskov for these masterly live recordings at Germany's Loft in Koln in 2008.

Gratkowski, Frank / Jacob Anderskov
Ardent Grass

Gratkowski, Frank / Jacob Anderskov : Ardent Grass (Red Toucan)
Label: Red Toucan    
Released in: Canada    

"Every Red Toucan aficionado knows Frank, a regular on the Label ; here, he pairs with brilliant Danish pianist Jacob Anderskov. "Over the last decade or so, pianist Jacob Anderskov has emerged as one of the most exciting and original voices ... deeply modern..."-Peter Margasak, Downbeat Magazine

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Product Information:

UPC: 777078917577

Label: Red Toucan
Catalog ID: RT 9340
Squidco Product Code: 13954

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Canada
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at Loft, Koln, by Christian Heck on October 28th, 2009 except track 1, which was recorded by Stefan Distler on September 7th, 2008.


Frank Gratowski-alto sax, clarinet, bass clarinet

Jacob Anderskov-piano

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Track Listing:

1. Narrative 10:55

2. Diagnose 6:18

3. Ardent Grass 6:55

4. Asteroids 8:01

5. Rasa 5:51

6. Devotion 6:37

7. Downstairs 6:44

8. Sound Check 4:16

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