Open Strings

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Open Strings
Studio album by Jean-Luc Ponty
Released 1971
Recorded Recorded at MPS-Studio, Villingen, Germany, December 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 39:54
Label MPS
Producer Jean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty chronology
King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa
(1969)
Open Strings
(1971)
Upon the Wings of Music
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz (favourable) [2]
Guardian 3/5 stars[3]

Open Strings is an album by jazz fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1971 on vinyl by the MPS label.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jean-Luc Ponty, except where noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Flipping, Pt.1" – 4:40
  2. "Flipping, Pt.2" – 10:40
  3. "Flipping, Pt.3" – 5:33

Side two[edit]

  1. "Open Strings" – 15:40
  2. "Sad Ballad" (Joachim Kühn) – 4:11

Personnel[edit]

Other credits
  • Bernhard Wetz – design
  • Rolf Donner – engineer
  • Willi Fruth – engineer [recording director]
  • Anno Wilms – cover photography
  • Hans Harzheim – inside, riverside photography
  • Joachim E. Berendt – producer, liner notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Open Strings - Jean-Luc Ponty, Jean-Luc Ponty Experience : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved December 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Kelman, John (28 March 2011). "Jean-Luc Ponty: Open Strings (2011)". www.allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved December 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ Fordham, John (7 July 2011). "Jean-Luc Ponty Experience: Open Strings – review | Music | The Guardian". theguardian.com. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 

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