Underwear (album)

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Studio album by Bobo Stenson
Released 1971
Recorded May 18 & 19, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 39:40
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Bobo Stenson chronology
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Underwear is the debut album by Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson recorded in 1971 and released on the ECM label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Jim Todd awarded the album 2½ stars stating "This LP from ECM's early days finds Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson leading bassist Arild Andersen and drummer Jon Christensen in a program of uncompromising, collectively improvised post-bop... Although structured as a piano trio, this set's main attraction is the opportunity to hear, up close, the enormous talents of Christensen and Andersen. That, in turn, though, says something about the egalitarian spirit of Stenson".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Bobo Stenson except as indicated
  1. "Underwear" - 7:45
  2. "Luberon" - 9:20
  3. "Test" - 3:30
  4. "Tant W" - 8:50
  5. "Untitled" (Ornette Coleman) - 3:55
  6. "Rudolf" - 6:10
  • Recorded at the Bendiksen Studio in Oslo, Norway on May 18 & 19, 1971



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed August 30, 2011
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review accessed August 30, 2011