Deer Wan

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Deer Wan
Studio album by Kenny Wheeler
Released 1978
Recorded July 1977
Talent Studio, Oslo
Genre Jazz
Length 43:46
Label ECM
ECM 1102
Producer Manfred Eicher
Kenny Wheeler chronology
Ensemble Fusionaire
Deer Wan
Around 6
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Deer Wan is an album by Kenny Wheeler featuring performances by Wheeler with Jan Garbarek, John Abercrombie, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette with Ralph Towner appearing on one track. The album was recorded in 1977 and released on the ECM label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Kenny Wheeler's beautiful sound on trumpet and his wide range are well-displayed on his four compositions, three of which are given performances over ten minutes long... Wheeler emphasizes lyricism and romantic moods on this fine set of original music".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Wheeler.
  1. "Peace for Five" – 16:27
  2. "3/4 in the Afternoon" – 5:50
  3. "Sumother Song" – 11:25
  4. "Deer Wan" – 10:04



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 7, 2009