Peter Brötzmann

Born Remscheid, Germany on 6 March 1941; soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass saxophones, a-clarinet, e-flat clarinet; bass clarinet, tarogato. Peter Brötzmann's early interest was in painting and he attended the art academy in Wuppertal. Being very dissatisfied with the gallery/exhibition situation in art he found greater satisfaction playing with semi-professional musicians, though continued to paint (as well as retaining a level of control over his own records, particularly in record sleeve/CD booklet design). In late 2005 he had a major retrospective exhibition jointly with Han Bennink - two separate buildings separated by an inter-connecting glass corridor - in Brötzmann's home town of Remscheid.

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Albums

Münster Bern
Münster Bern
Cubus Records
2016
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Tales Out Of Time
Tales Out Of Time
Hatology
2015
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Soulfood Available
Soulfood Available
Clean Feed Records
2015
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Mental Shake
Mental Shake
Otoroku
2014
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WHATTHEFUCKDOYOUWANT
WHATTHEFUCKDOYOUWANT
Trost Records
2014
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Peter Brotzmann: Long Story Short
Peter Brotzmann: Long...
Trost Records
2013
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