Sankt Gerold (album)

Sankt Gerold is an album by pianist Paul Bley, bassist Barre Phillips, and saxophonist Evan Parker recorded in 1996 and released on the ECM label in 2000.[1]

Sankt Gerold
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Live album by
Released2000
RecordedApril 1996
GenreJazz
Length67:17
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher and Steve Lake
Paul Bley chronology
Reality Check
(1994)
Sankt Gerold
(2000)
Out of Nowhere
(1997)

ReceptionEdit

The AllMusic review by Thom Jurek stated: "This performance is a watermark in the careers of all three participants and an essential document for the fans of any single member as well as the evolution of the improvising jazz trio".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [2]
Tom HullB+(   )[4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings    [3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Paul Bley, Evan Parker & Barre Phillips except as indicated
  1. "Variation 1" - 10:18
  2. "Variation 2" - 7:16
  3. "Variation 3" (Phillips) - 3:00
  4. "Variation 4" (Parker) - 2:02
  5. "Variation 5" - 6:20
  6. "Variation 6" (Bley) - 3:56
  7. "Variation 7" (Phillips) - 7:13
  8. "Variation 8" - 8:19
  9. "Variation 9" (Bley) - 7:03
  10. "Variation 10" (Parker) - 5:25
  11. "Variation 11" - 4:49
  12. "Variation 12" (Parker) - 1:29
  • Recorded at Monastery of Sankt Gerold in Austria in April 1996.

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 24, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. AllMusic Review accessed October 21, 2011
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.
  4. ^ Hull, Tom (June 2, 2020). "Music Week". Tom Hull – On the Web. Retrieved June 20, 2020.