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Portugese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann recorded this album live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira in Portugal, a power trio + 1 of uncompromising and burning improvisation, a less common but completely rewarding setting for Brotzmann.

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann: Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann (Shhpuma)

Label: Shhpuma    
Released in: Portugal    

"This is a meeting written in the psychedelic sky. Everything seemed to announce it Ion the paths of the Portuguese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and of the German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann.

The trio used to combine a saxophone to their music, usually choosing Rodrigo Amado, a first line figure of the jazz scene in Portugal, and also the late Steve Mackay, the tenor we hear on the pioneering (in what concerns this kind of mixtures) "L.A. Blues", by Iggy Pop and The Stooges.

Brotzmann had multiple experiences in the proximities of rock, from the group Last Exit, with Sonny Sharrock, Bill Laswell and Ronald Shannon Jackson, to Full Blast, in the company of Marino Pliakas and Michael Wertmuller, going through his partnerships with his son Caspar Brotzmann and with Fushitsusha, the band lead by Keiji Haino.

The curious thing, in this collaboration, is that the guitar- bass-drums power trio never goes out of their track to meet Brotzmann half way and their guest doesn't try any compromise to approach them. Putting it very simply: it wasn't necessary.

Listening to this CD, we finally discover that there's not much separating rock and jazz, at least when dealing with factors like jamming, exploring sound and having a cosmic understanding of creative freedom. Final result: this is one of the discographic pearls of the year 2016."-Shhpuma

Also available on vinyl LP.

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Product Information:

UPC: 5609063800265

Label: Shhpuma
Catalog ID: SHH026CD
Squidco Product Code: 22576

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira by Joao Brandao and Jose Arantes.


Ricardo Miranda-electric guitar

Tojo Rodrigues-bass

Paulo Goncalves-drums

Peter Brotzmann-saxophones

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Track Listing:

1. Part I 13:04

2. Part II 8:37

3. Part III 11:32

4. Part IV 7:04

5. Part V 6:59

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