Flags (Moraz and Bruford album)

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Studio album by Moraz and Bruford
Released 1985
Recorded January 1985
Genre Progressive rock
Length 38:11
Label E.G. Records
Producer Bill Bruford & Patrick Moraz
Moraz and Bruford chronology
Music for Piano and Drums
(1983)Music for Piano and Drums1983

Flags is a 1985 album by the duo Moraz and Bruford. Unlike their prior effort Music for Piano and Drums, which featured only an acoustic drum kit and grand piano, this recording expanded their musical palette by including a Kurzweil 250 synthesizer and electronic percussion. Keyboardist Patrick Moraz and drummer Bill Bruford had both previously been members of the progressive rock band Yes, though not at the same time. During the recording of this album, Moraz was a member of The Moody Blues, while Bruford's band King Crimson had just begun a hiatus that would last for ten years. Flags features ten instrumental works, including a drum solo based on Max Roach's "The Drum Also Waltzes".

Track listing[edit]

Side A

  1. "Temples of Joy" (Moraz) - 4:51
  2. "Split Seconds" (Moraz, Bruford) - 4:37
  3. "Karu" (Moraz) - 3:45
  4. "Impromptu Too!" (Moraz) - 3:30
  5. "Flags" (Moraz) - 4:27

Side B

  1. "Machines Programmed by Genes" (Moraz, Bruford) - 5:13
  2. "The Drum Also Waltzes" (Max Roach) - 2:51
  3. "Infra Dig" (Moraz, Bruford) - 3:12
  4. "A Way with Words" (Moraz, Bruford) - 1:36
  5. "Everything You've Heard Is True" (Moraz, Bruford) - 6:09


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