Bob Brookmeyer

Electricity - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9219-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 921925
  • German Release: 01/09/1996
  • Genre: Bigband, US-Jazz

Die sechsteilige Suite spannt einen Bogen von impressionistischen Anklängen bis zur Zwölf-Ton-Technik

Only digitally available

"My attraction to the guitar began in the mid-1950´s, with Jimmy Raney and Jim Hall as frequent partners in my musical life. In the mid-1980´s, an equally strong fascination began with the synthesizer, and its use in conjunction with acoustic instrumentation, often as a unified sonic entity. John Abercrombie had become one of my "new" favorite guitarists by then, and his interest in sound manipulaton - along with his broad range of musical language - made him an ideal choice for this project. His musical gifts were a strong contributory factor to the piece, and his strength and goodwill gave us all inspiration. This was also my first chance to work with Danny Gottlieb, something he and I had looked forward to and he also is a giver of good feelings, good energy and willingness to become part of the ensemble.I am in Colog...

line up

Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone
Rainer Brüninghaus – keyboards
Frank Chastenier – keyboards
Dieter Ilg – bass
Danny Gottlieb – drums
John Abercrombie – guitar

The WDR Big Band:
Andy Haderer - Trumpets
Klaus Osterloh - Trumpets
Rick Kiefer - Trumpets
Dave Horler - Trombones
Bernt Laukamp - Trombones
Roy Deuvall - Trombones
Heiner Wiberny - Saxophones
Olivier Peters - Saxophones
Rolf Römer - Saxophones
Paul Peucker - Saxophone

Recording Information

A Recording of Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln
Recorded at the WDR Studios, Cologne, Germany in March 1991
Recording Engineer: Wolfgang Hirschmann, Frank Schneider, Bardo Kox, Angela Plogmaker
Remixed by Wolfgang Hirschmann, Bob Brookmeyer, Ruth Witt
Produced by Wolfgang Hirschmann