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Keith Jarrett - My Song (1977) {ECM Japan, 1985 1st Press, J33J 50008}

Keith Jarrett - My Song (1977) {ECM Japan, 1985 1st Press, J33J 50008}
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© 1977, 1985 ECM Records / Polydor Japan | J33J 50008 | 1st Press
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

In addition to his solo piano concerts and the American group he led that featured tenor saxophonist Dewey Redman, Keith Jarrett was also busy in the mid-'70s with his European band, a quartet comprised of Jan Garbarek on tenor and soprano, bassist Palle Danielsson, and drummer Jon Christensen. Due to the popularity of the haunting "My Song," this album is the best known of the Jarrett-Garbarek collaborations and it actually is their most rewarding meeting on record. Jarrett contributed all six compositions and the results are relaxed and introspective yet full of inner tension.

Keith Jarrett - Nude Ants (1979) {2CD ECM 1171/72}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at March 29, 2018
Keith Jarrett - Nude Ants (1979) {2CD ECM 1171/72}

Keith Jarrett - Nude Ants (1979) {2CD ECM 1171/72}
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© 1979 ECM Records | ECM 1171/72
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

There is a lot of music on this set, including the 30-minute "Oasis." This is a Live at the Village Vanguard recording by pianist Keith Jarrett and his European quartet (Jan Garbarek on soprano and tenor, bassist Palle Danielsson and drummer Jon Christensen). The pianist very much dominates the music but Garbarek's unique floating tone on his instruments and the subtle accompaniment by Danielsson and Christensen are also noteworthy.
Bengt Berger - Bitter Funeral Beer (1981) {ECM 1179} {OOP & RARE rel 1994)

Bengt Berger - Bitter Funeral Beer (1981) {ECM 1179} {OOP & RARE rel 1994)
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© 1981, 1994 ECM Records | ECM 1179
Jazz / World Music / Avant-Garde Jazz / African Traditions / West African

The term "cultural imperialism" is often used, justly, when Western musicians appropriate aspects of third world music for their own, watering it down to listener-friendly levels and giving scant acknowledgement to its original creators. Whereas this sort of approach has been the unfortunate rule, from Paul Simon to David Byrne, every once in a while a glorious exception emerges. Such an exception is Swedish percussionist Bengt Berger's Bitter Funeral Beer band. Berger, who devoted lengthy periods of study to West African music, particularly that of Ghana, assembled a large contingent of fellow Swedes, trained them in various aspects of West African traditions and, most importantly, chose Ghanaian folk themes with utterly beautiful and irresistible melodic lines from which to improvise.
Momo Kodama - Point And Line - Debussy & Hosokawa (2017) {ECM New Series 2509}

Momo Kodama - Point And Line - Debussy & Hosokawa (2017) {ECM New Series 2509}
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© 2017 ECM Records | ECM New Series 2509
Classical / Early 20th Century / Present 21th Century / Solo Piano

Born in Osaka, educated at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris, Momo Kodama is well-placed to approach music from both Eastern and Western vantage points, as she does in this album which interweaves etudes of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) and Toshio Hosokawa (born 1955). Both composers have similarly been border-crossers. Debussy, pointing to music of the future, looked to the Orient for inspiration. Hosokawa has combined aspects of Japanese and European tradition in his contemporary compositions.
Keith Jarrett - Sun Bear Concerts - Piano Solo (1976) {6CD Set Japanese 1st Press ECM J00J 20375/80 rel 1990}

Keith Jarrett - Sun Bear Concerts - Piano Solo (1976) {6CD Set Japanese 1st Press ECM J00J 20375/80 rel 1990}
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© 1976, 1990 ECM Records Japan | J00J 20375/80
Jazz / Post Bop / Piano

This gargantuan package – a ten-LP set now compressed into a chunky six-CD box – once was derided as the ultimate ego trip, probably by many who didn't take the time to hear it all. You have to go back to Art Tatum's solo records for Norman Granz in the '50s to find another large single outpouring of solo jazz piano like this, all of it improvised on the wing before five Japanese audiences in Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo, and Sapporo. Yet the miracle is how consistently good much of this giant box is.
John Abercrombie - Characters (1978) ECM Records/ECM-1-1117 - Original US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

John Abercrombie – Characters
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Label: ECM Records/ECM-1-1117 | Released: 1978 | Genre: Jazz-Fusion

Excellent addition to any jazz-fusion music collection
I'm afraid I cannot discuss this album in terms of "meribolant soul melodies" or such, but if you're looking for a peaceful and relaxed solo album from one of the top jazz guitarists, CHARACTERS might be just right for you.
Ricardo Villalobos, Max Loderbauer - Re: ECM (2011) [Official Digital Download]

Ricardo Villalobos, Max Loderbauer - Re: ECM (2011)
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Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Berlin-based DJs and composers Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer - two of the best-known names in contemporary electronica - share their admiration for music on ECM in a unique double-album of specially-created “sound-structures”. Their project “Re: ECM” will bring the label’s music to a new listenership. It is certain to be one of the most talked-about albums of the season. Using original ECM recordings as a starting point, Villalobos and Loderbauer create new music that bridges several worlds, including ECM’s world of space-conscious improvisation and composition and the worlds of ambient electronics and minimal techno.
Bobo Stenson / Anders Jormin / Paul Motian - Goodbye (2005) {ECM 1904}

Bobo Stenson / Anders Jormin / Paul Motian - Goodbye (2005) {ECM 1904}
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Genre: Straight-Ahead Jazz

Goodbye is one of, if not the most expansive and diverse collections pianist Bobo Stenson has ever released. This is his first ECM release in five years. Paul Motian takes over the drum chair vacated by Jon Christensen, and his shimmering, deep listening and subtlety add to the excellence and sheer quiet beauty of this recording. Goodbye is more a recording of songs than jazz pieces – at least in a traditional sense. This trio doesn't swing, they play, they slowly dance through the lyric pieces found here.

Jan Garbarek - All Those Born With Wings (1987) {ECM 1324}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 23, 2018
Jan Garbarek - All Those Born With Wings (1987) {ECM 1324}

Jan Garbarek - All Those Born With Wings (1987) {ECM 1324}
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Genre: Jazz, World Fusion

As one of ECM’s most passionate and prolific contributors, Jan Garbarek has left us with a varicolored, sometimes watery, archive. For All Those Born With Wings, the Norwegian saxophonist went solo, painting an evocative album of relic-laden vistas. The result is a six-part session filled with a variety of instruments and tastes. The hammered dulcimer is a welcome sound to the Garbarek palette, and is used tastefully in the 1st Part, where Garbarek’s saxophone refracts into a flock of large-winged birds. An army of chants floods the 2nd Part, as martial drums resound like the introductory sequence of a classic martial arts film.

Jan Garbarek - Photo With Blue Sky (1979) {ECM 1135}  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 22, 2018
Jan Garbarek - Photo With Blue Sky (1979) {ECM 1135}

Jan Garbarek - Photo With Blue Sky (1979) {ECM 1135}
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Genre: Jazz, Fusion

Jan Garbarek's icy and haunting tones on tenor and soprano are in the forefront during much of this set. He performs six originals (which have simple but picturesque titles such as "Blue Sky," "Windows" and "The Red Roof") with the assistance of guitarist Bill Connors, pianist John Taylor, bassist Eberhard Weber and drummer Jon Christensen.