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A studio recording from frequent collaborators Ken Vandermark (reeds) and Paul Nilssen-Love (drums), 10 compositions of impulsive and exhilarating free jazz from Chicago and Europe's most active players.

Vandermark, Ken & Paal Nilssen-Love
Letter To A Stranger

Vandermark, Ken & Paal Nilssen-Love: Letter To A Stranger (Smalltown Superjazzz)
Label: Smalltown Superjazzz    
Released in: Norway    

Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love are back with another amazing album. This time a studio recording, recorded in Chicago's Strobe Recording in January 2011. The album contains 10 new compositions of their characteristic soulfully groovy free jazz. Vandermark & Nilssen-Love use free improvisation as a means to explore all levels of dynamics, density, rhythm, timbre, form and tonality. The results of their work are experienced as intense, exhilarating, & boundary breaking. Raw music with brutal beauty!

8 page booklet with photos from Ken Vandermark.

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Product Information:

8 page booklet with photos from Ken Vandermark.

UPC: 600116082220

Label: Smalltown Superjazzz
Catalog ID: STSJ222CD
Squidco Product Code: 16450

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Norway
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at Strobe Recording, Chicago, by Nick Broste on January 3rd, 2011.


Ken Vadermark-tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, A clarinet, bass clariner

Paal Nilssen-Love-drums, percussion

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Track Listing:

1. Field 1 1:22

2. Letter To A Stranger 9:31

3. Field 2 1:12

4. Cat In The Water 7:21

5. Field 3 0:49

6. Crippled Donkey 12:09

7. Strange Love 6:50

8. Field 4 0:41

9. Bent Corners 7:26

10. Field 5 1:08