Prezens

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Prezens
Prezens.jpg
Studio album by David Torn
Released 2007
Recorded March 2005
Genre Jazz, Experimental
Length 72:38
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
David Torn chronology
Pandora's Toolbox
(2004)
Prezens
(2005)
Only Sky
(2014)

Prezens is an album by guitarist David Torn recorded in 2005 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Prezens is one of those recordings where free improvisation and composition find an uneasy but cooperative working relationship making for one compelling listen after another".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by David Torn except as indicated
  1. "AK" (Tim Berne, Tom Rainey, Craig Taborn, David Torn) - 9:19
  2. "Rest & Unrest" - 3:45
  3. "Structural Functions of Prezens" (Berne, Rainey, Taborn, Torn) - 10:58
  4. "Bulbs" (Berne, Rainey, Taborn, Torn) - 6:21
  5. "Them Buried Standing" - 2:43
  6. "Sink" (Berne, Rainey, Taborn, Torn) - 7:16
  7. "Neck-Deep in the Harrow..." (Berne, Rainey, Taborn, Torn) - 12:33
  8. "Ever More Other" - 4:13
  9. "Ring for Endless Travel" - 2:24
  10. "Miss Place, The Mist..." (Matt Chamberlain, Torn) - 5:46
  11. "Transmit Regardless" (Berne, Rainey, Taborn, Torn) - 7:20
Recorded at Clubhouse Studios in Rhinebeck, New York in March 2005

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed November 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed September 26, 2011