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Melting World 8/6/23 - Peter Brötzmann Memorial

This Saturday night at midnight (Sunday 12-3am) the Melting World enters the realm of musical dissonance and high intensity avant garde free jazz with 2 sets in tribute to departed German saxophonist Peter Brötzmann (1941-2023).

Set 1: his Octet with bassist Peter Kowald live from 1968.

Set 2: Last Exit (Brötzmann, Bill Laswell, Sonny Sharrock & Shannon Jackson) recorded live in 1986.

Music from Electric Masada, Pharaoh Sanders, Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition, A.R.C., Thumbscrew. Recorded meeting of guitar greats Derek Bailey & Pat Metheny. Sonny Sharrock and John McLaughlin on Miles Davis Jack Johnson sessions.

New music from Wadada Leo Smith and a tune from the first incarnation of Shakti, John McLaughlin and Zakir Hussien’s fusion of classical Hindustani and John’s guitar who will perform at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester on 8/19 and NJPAC in Newark on 8/20 for their 50th anniversary in cosmic hour.

The musical raft enters a new stream hosted by Ed Roller and dedicated to Mr Edison, Marc Greene and Ray Knives.

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