The Montreux/Berlin Concerts

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Montreux/Berlin Concerts
The Montreux Berlin Concerts.jpg
Live album by Anthony Braxton
Released 1977
Recorded July 20, 1975 and November 4 & 6, 1976
Genre Jazz
Length 39:20
Label Arista
Producer Michael Cuscuna
Anthony Braxton chronology
Dortmund (Quartet) 1976
(1976)Dortmund (Quartet) 19761976
The Montreux/Berlin Concerts
(1975-76)
Duets
(1976)Duets1976

The Montreux/Berlin Concerts is a double album by American jazz saxophonist Anthony Braxton recorded in 1975 and 1976 and released on the Arista label.[1][2] The album was subsequently released on CD as Anthony Braxton Live in 1987 and all tracks were included on The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton released by Mosaic Records in 2008.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars stating "the interplay between these masterful musicians (making expert use of space and dynamics) sometimes borders on miraculous... this music is highly recommended and by itself demonstrates the greatness and uniqueness of Anthony Braxton's music".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Anthony Braxton.

  1. "Z WBN D3B" - 8:50
  2. "H-46M...B-BW4" - 3:07
  3. "84 Deg. -Kelvin - 6" - 7:03
  4. "72 Deg. -Kelvin..L" - 6:33
  5. "337-4 46842 BFG-12" - 8:18
  6. "CM=B05-7" - 5:29
  7. "29 M 36" - 23:44 Omitted from the 1987 CD rerelease
  • Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland on 20 July 1975 (tracks 1-3), and at the Berlin Jazz Days in Germany on November 4, 1976 (tracks 4-6) and November 6, 1976 (track 7).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Braxton discography accessed December 14, 2011
  2. ^ Anthony Braxton Project: 1971-1979 Chronology accessed November 7, 2016
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 15, 2011
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 29. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.