Adventure Playground (album)

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Adventure Playground
Studio album by John Surman
Released 1992
Recorded September 1991
Genre Jazz
Length 63:50
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
John Surman chronology
Road to Saint Ives
(1990)
Adventure Playground
(1991)
The Brass Project
(1992)

Adventure Playground is an album by English saxophonist John Surman featuring Paul Bley, Gary Peacock and Tony Oxley recorded in 1991 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 4 stars.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Surman except as indicated
  1. "Only Yesterday" (Gary Peacock) - 8:40
  2. "Fig Foot" (Paul Bley) - 4:30
  3. "Quadraphonic Question" – 14:14
  4. "Twice Said Once" (Bley) - 5:51
  5. "Just for Now" (Tony Oxley) - 3:45
  6. "As If We Knew" - 7:25
  7. "Twisted Roots" - 10:16
  8. "Duet for One" - 3:27
  9. "Seven" (Carla Bley) - 5:42
    • Recorded at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway in September 1991

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 4, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed October 4, 2011