SAXORIDOO
Graef & Goettert
Preis / Price : 15.08 €
Bestell-Nr. / P/O No. : FMP CD OWN-90010
 
 
Friedemann Graef soprano sax, alto sax, tenor-, baritone-, bass sax
Achim Goettert soprano sax, alto-, tenor sax
 
  A. Sweet Soil Suite 31:41
01.
Phosphor 06:39
02.
Birds in the station 05:25
03.
Umbra 05:06
04.
Friday neon 03:48
05.
Canon in frame 05:18
06.
Saxoridoo 00:47
07.
Round roof 03:38
08.
Absorb 01:00
  B. Suite "Zengö 19" 40:47
09.
Kelemes Körben 03:05
10.
En nem tudok... 04:38
11.
Kilatas 03:43
12.
Szelek 03:04
13.
Idövaltas 03:49
14.
Negy Szajkok 01:08
15.
Mas Szferak 02:45
16.
Menj, Kerlek 03:58
17.
Zigan's cigar 03:00
18.
19.
Megpihenek 01:51
20.
Ejjel 04:43
21.
Az utolso poharban 00:34
 
Total time:  72:28

All music by Friedemann Graef (A) and Achim Goettert (B)
Recorded by Andreas Brauer on January 29-31, 1998 at Tonstudio Nord Berlin.
Produced by Graef & Goettert
Artwork: Karl Pfahler ("Espan Nr. 42", 1980, 200 x 200 cm)
Photos:
Christian Höhn
Liner notes: Bert Noglik

 
First published in October 1998
 
Excerpt from the booklet:
(...) Their musical language reveals that FRIEDEMANN GRAEF and ACHIM GOETTERT (...) come from the Jazz tradition, without allowing themselves to be limited to its well-known idioms. For this reason precisely, they manage to discover new areas of sound, to surprise themselves as well as the listeners. What is reflected in the biographies of the two musicians is demonstrated also in the duo´s ´sound´ tracings: preoccupation with New Music and European tradition, with ethnic traditions and contemporary sounds within the broad spectrum, from Jazz to Contemporary Music. FRIEDEMANN GRAEF and ACHIM GOETTERT are alike in the sense that they always intuitively manage to find a common denominator; and they are different enough in their attitude towards making music to stimulate each other constantly to producing new ideas. (…)
 
One of the strong points of the duo is to be able to transpose all this into an organic context and to admit in a playful kind of way to a virtue which has become rare in Contemporary Music: the creation of melody. Added to this that special physical energy of movement coming from Jazz, which remains distinct even when it can hardly be defined anymore. In other words: this saxophone duo swings… (...)
Bert Noglik
Translation: Isabel Seeberg / Paul Lytton
 


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