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Brewster's rooster

John Surman (performer), John Abercrombie (performer), Drew Gress (performer)
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Title
Brewster's rooster
Performer
John Surman  (saxofoon;bariton) John Abercrombie 1944-2017 (gitaar) Drew Gress  (contrabas) Jack DeJohnette  (drums)
Publisher
ECM, 2009
1 cd
Recording date
2007
Playing time
01:04:44
EAN
0602527011127
CDR
JE30723

About John Surman

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John Douglas Surman (born 30 August 1944) is an English jazz saxophone, bass clarinet, and synthesizer player, and composer of free jazz and modal jazz, often using themes from folk music. He has composed and performed music for dance performances and film soundtracks.

Life and career

Surman was born in Tavistock, Devon. He initially gained recognition playing baritone saxophone in the Mike Westbrook Band in the mid-1960s, and was soon heard regularly playing soprano saxophone and bass clarinet as well. His first playing issued on a record was with the Peter Lemer Quintet in 1966. After further recordings and performances with jazz bandleaders Mike Westbrook and Graham Collier and blues-rock musician Alexis Korner, he made the first record under his own name in 1968.

In 1969 he founded the well-regarded and influential group The Trio along with two expatriate American musicians, bassist Barre Phillips and drummer S…Read more on Wikipedia

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