Such Winters of Memory

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Such Winters of Memory
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Studio album by John Surman
Released 1983
Recorded December 1982
Studio Talent Studio in Oslo, Norway
Genre Jazz
Length 45:04
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
John Surman chronology
The Amazing Adventures of Simon Simon
(1981)The Amazing Adventures of Simon Simon1981
Such Winters of Memory
Withholding Pattern
(1984)Withholding Pattern1984

Such Winters of Memory is an album by English saxophonist John Surman recorded in 1982 and released on the ECM label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz 3.5/4 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Surman except where noted.

  1. "Saturday Night" (Pierre Favre, Karin Krog, John Surman) – 6:12
  2. "Sunday Morning" – 7:45
  3. "My Friend" (Surman, Krog, Paul Rowlands) – 5:13
  4. "Seaside Postcard 1951" – 6:21
  5. "On the Wing Again" – 10:54
  6. "Expressions" (John Coltrane) – 2:11
  7. "Mother of Light/Persepolis" (Surman, Krog, Sri Aurobindo/Surman) – 7:05



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 21, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed September 21, 2011
  3. ^ Richard Cook and Brian Morton, The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, LP & Cassette (Penguin, 1992: ISBN 978-0-14-015364-4).