All Mess and Quiet
Frank Gratkowski - clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone
Achim Kaufmann - piano
Wilbert de Joode - bass
all music by Kaufmann-Gratkowski-de Joode
recorded at BIMhuis Amsterdam, Loft Köln, Alte Gerberei (MuKu)
St Johann/Tirol; 2010/2011
special thanks to www.galleryoftones (BIMhuis tracks)
mixed and mastered by Walter Quintus
artwork by gabriele d.r. guenther
gligg CD 081
Geäder is out of print.
A digital download is available via my bandcamp site.
is a lot of space for the music, timbral explorations mingle with
fierce outbreaks, there is a collective, poetic unity. Discursive
strategies are in the focus (...), and the communication and listening
among the musicians are excellent. Favorites are the chamber-music-like
Involute and the wild Mettle representing
both ends of the musical spectrum of this splendid trio."