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Twelve powerful composed pieces by reedist Frank Gratkowski performed by his standard quartet of Wolter Wierbos (trombone), Dieter Manderscheid (double bass), and Gerry Hemingway (drums).

Gratkowski Quartet, Frank
Le Vent et La Gorge

Gratkowski Quartet, Frank: Le Vent et La Gorge (Leo)
Label: Leo    
Released in: Great Britain    

"Yet another concept by the great mind of Frank Gratkowski performed here by his regular quartet with Wolter Wierbos on trombone, Dieter Manderscheid on double bass and Gerry Hemingway on drums. Frank Gratkowski plays alto sax, clarinet, bass and contrabass clarinet. The quartet plays 12 composed pieces by maestro Gratkowski spread over 74 minutes. You wll be amazed at the virtuosity, subtlety, togetherness and power of the music."-Leo

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Product Information:

UPC: 5024792065523

Label: Leo
Catalog ID: LR 655
Squidco Product Code: 17097

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at Loft Koln in October 2007 and February 2011 by Wolfgang Stach.


Frank Gratkowski-alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, composition

Wolter Wierbos-trombone

Dieter Manderscheid-double bass

Gerry Hemingway-drums

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Track Listing:

1. Harm-oh-nie I 2:57

2. Harm-oh-nie II 5:34

3. Harm-oh-nie III 5:39

4. Harm-oh-nie IV 2:23

5. Harm-oh-nie V 2:09

6. Harm-oh-nie VI 7:38

7. Harm-oh-nie VII 3:27

8. Harm-oh-nie VIII 1:06

9. Le Vent et la Gorge 17:41

10. Lied / Song 4:17

11. GO! 12:05

12. The Flying Dutchman 9:38

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