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Pierre Favre

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: June 2, 1937    

Window Steps is both the title of Pierre Favre's new recording and the name of this “band of band-leaders” bought together by the Swiss drummer. Though between them they have covered most of the options in contemporary improvisation, these players have in common an advanced melodic understanding. They are, above all, lyrical improvisers.

The same may be claimed for the drummer himself who, even in the turbulent era of European free jazz'z “emancipation” stood apart from his contemporaries in his sensitivity to the tone of his instrument. Pursuing his investigations of the melodic potential of the drum set into the early 70s, Favre, originally a self-taught player, felt he was approaching the demarcation line that separated “drummer” from “composer”....
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    Drums And Dreams

    Unit Records
    2012
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    Le Voyage

    Intakt Records
    2011
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    Albatros

    Intakt Records
    2011
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    Vol A Voile

    Intakt Records
    2010
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    Albatros

    Intakt Records
    2010
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    Vol à Voile

    Unit Records
    2010
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    Solo

    Unit Records
    2008
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Le Voyage

Intakt Records (2011)

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