Sart (album)

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Studio album by Jan Garbarek
Released 1971
Recorded April 14–15, 1971
Studio Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo
Genre Jazz
Length 41:52
Label ECM
ECM 1015
Producer Manfred Eicher
Jan Garbarek chronology
Afric Pepperbird
(1970)Afric Pepperbird1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Sart is the third album by Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek, his second released on the ECM label, and is performed by Garbarek's quintet featuring Bobo Stenson, Terje Rypdal, Arild Andersen and Jon Christensen.[3]


The Allmusic review by Brian Olewnick awards the album 4 stars and states, "A strong recording and, along with all of the other early ECM Garbarek releases, recommended for fans who came upon him much later in his career".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jan Garbarek except where noted.

  1. "Sart" – 14:45
  2. "Fountain of Tears, Parts I & II" – 6:04
  3. "Song of Space" – 9:39
  4. "Close Enough for Jazz" (Arild Andersen) – 1:59
  5. "Irr" – 7:15
  6. "Lontano" (Terje Rypdal) – 2:10



  1. ^ a b Olewnick, Brian (2011). "Sart – Terje Rypdal | AllMusic". Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 81. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ ECM catalogue accessed 1 November 2009