As It Is (album)

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As It Is
As It Is (album).jpg
Studio album by Peter Erskine
Released 1996
Recorded September 1995
Genre Jazz
Length 57:09
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Peter Erskine chronology
Time Being
(1993)
As It Is
(1995)
Juni
(1997)
For the band, see As It Is (band)

As It Is is an album by drummer Peter Erskine featuring pianist John Taylor and bassist Palle Danielsson recorded in 1995 and released on the ECM label[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]

AllMusic critic, Scott Yanow, said "Although led by a drummer, this trio session mostly showcases English pianist John Taylor who is heavily influenced by Keith Jarrett".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Taylor except where noted.

  1. "Glebe Ascending" - 7:01
  2. "The Lady in the Lake" (Peter Erskine) - 8:00
  3. "Episode" - 4:30
  4. "Woodcocks" - 7:15
  5. "Esperança" (Vince Mendoza) - 3:58
  6. "Touch Her Soft Lips and Part" (William Walton) - 4:54
  7. "Au Contraire" - 10:18
  8. "For Ruth" - 6:44
  9. "Romeo & Juliet" (Erskine) - 4:29
    • Recorded at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway in September 1995

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed November 14, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 14, 2011