ADVERTISE WITH US
Learn How

We need your help in 2018

Support All About Jazz All About Jazz is looking for readers to help fund our 2018 projects that directly support jazz. You can make this happen by purchasing ad space or by making a donation to our fund drive. In addition to completing every project (listed here), we'll also hide all Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year!

Alexander von Schlippenbach

Alexander von Schlippenbach - piano, composer

One of Europe's premier free jazz bandleaders, pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach's music mixes free and contemporary classical elements, with his slashing solos often the link between the two in his compositions.

Schlippenbach formed The Globe Unity Orchestra in 1966 to perform the piece”Globe Unity,which had been commissioned by the Berliner Jazztage. He remained involved with the orchestra into the '80s.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Live Reviews
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

38 Photos View in Slideshow

Discography

Videos

Similar

William Parker William Parker
bass, acoustic
Albert Ayler Albert Ayler
sax, tenor
Evan Parker Evan Parker
sax, tenor
Fred Anderson Fred Anderson
saxophone
Tim Berne Tim Berne
saxophone
Joe McPhee Joe McPhee
woodwind
Ken Vandermark Ken Vandermark
saxophone
David S. Ware David S. Ware
sax, tenor
Art Ensemble Of Chicago Art Ensemble Of Chicago
band/orchestra