Scout ScS11 Born free: 12 German jazz festival


Various musicians

Festival big band [Conny Jackel, Manfred Schoof, Frédéric Rabold, Ferencz Aszodi, trumpets; Albert Mangelsdorff, Rudi Fuessers, Egon Christmann, Peter Herbolzheimer, trombones; Emil Mangelsdorff, Jaki Freund, Heinz Sauer, Günter Kronberg, Gerd Dudek, saxophones; Fritz Hartschuh, vibraphone; Volker Kriegel, guitar; Günter Lenz, bass; Ralf Hübner, Kurt Bong, drums]: Noisy silence, gentle noise (06.12).

Albert Mangelsdorff Quartett [Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Heinz Sauer, tenor saxophone; Günter Lenz, bass; Ralf Hübner, drums]: Blues booth (06.02).

Klaus Doldinger Quartet [Klaus Doldinger, tenor saxophone; Ingfried Hoffman, piano, organ; Helmut Kandelberger, bass; Cees See, drums]: Sahara (09.17).

Phil Woods and his European Rhythm Machine [Phil Woods, alto saxophone; Gordon Beck, piano, electric piano; Henir Texier, bass; Daniel Humair, drums]: Freedom jazz dance (11.43).

Dave Pike Set [Dave Pike, vibraphone; Volker Kriegel, guitar; Hans Rettenbacher, bass; Peter Baumeister, drums]: Turn around Mrs Lot (12.25).

Frédéric Rabold Crew [Frédéric Rabold, trumpet, altohorn; Ulrich Schwarz, soprano and tenor saxophone, flute; Helmut Wilberg, alto and baritone saxophone; Walter Hüber, baritone and bass saxophones; Jochen Nitsche, electric bass; Holger Mayer, bass; Martin Bues, drums]: Tangente (06.20).

Jazzworkers [Axel Hennies, tenor saxophone, flute; Michael Thielepape, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Ulrich Maske, guitar; Günter Christmann, bass, trombone; Rainer Grimm, drums]: Action playing (07.28).

Just Music [Dieter Herrmann, trombone; Alfred Harth, tenor saxophone, clarinet; Johannes Krämer, guitar; Thomas Stösand, Franz Volhard, cello; Peter Stock, bass; Thomas Cremer, drums, clarinet]: März 1970.

Free Jazz Group Weisbaden [Michael Sell, trumpet; Dieter Scherf, alto, soprano saxophones, piano; Gerhard König, guitar, flute; Wolfgang Schlick, drums]: Frictions (08.18).

Frankfurter Trio für improvisation [Christian Möllers, clarinet; Wolf Burbat, flute; Klaus-Henning Usadel]: Invention 2 (03.12).

Limbus 4 [Odysseus Artner, Bernd Henninger, Matthias Knieper, Gerd Klaus, percussion and diverse instruments]: Kundalini (04.24).

Modern Jazz Quintet [Herbert Joos, fluegelhorn, mellophone, percussion; Wilfried Eichhorn, tenor, soprano saxophone, flute, bass clarinet; Claus Bühler, bass; Rudi Theilmann, drums]: Position 2001 (06.35).

Peter Brötzmann Group [Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Willem Breuker, saxophones; Malcolm Griffiths, Paul Rutherford, Willem van Manen, Buschi Niebergall, trombones; Fred van Hove, piano; Derek Bailey, guitar, Han Bennink, drums]: Fuck de Boere (05.15). The full performance of this piece was released on CD in 2001 as UMS/ALP211CD

New Jazz Trio [Manfred Schoof, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Peter Trunk, bass; Cees See, drums]: Satz (05.31).

Pierre Favre Group [Juerg Grau, trumpet, guitar; Trevor Watts, alto and soprano saxophone; Irene Schweizer, piano; Pierre Favre, drums]: Siddharta (05.58).

Joachim Kühn Group [Joachim Kühn, piano, alto saxophone; J.F. Jenny-Clarke, bass; Jacques Thollot, drums; Rolf Kühn, clarinet]: Rue de la Boule Rouge (05.59).

Gunter Hampel Group [Jeanne Lee, voice; Gunter Hampel, flute, bass clarinet, vibraphone, piano; Willem Breuker, saxophones; Willem van Manem, trombone; Maxine Gregg, cello; Jack Gregg, Arjen Gorter, bass]: Centering (13.50).

European Free Jazz Orchestra of the Art Ensemble of Chicago [Lester Bowie, trumpet, fluegelhorn, leader; Joseph Jarman, alto and tenor saxophones; Roscoe Mitchell, bass saxophone; Malachi Favors, bass; Karin Krog, voice; Jeanne Lee, voice; Frédéric Rabold, pocket trumpet; Herbert Joos, fluegelhorn; Michael Sell, Manfred Schoof, trumpets; Paul Rutherford, Albert Mangelsdorff, Günter Christmann, trombones; Alfred Harth, Heinz Sauer, Gerd Dudek, tenor saxophones; Axel Hennies, tenor saxophone, flute; Dieter Scherf, Michael Thielepape, Joachim Kühn, alto saxophones; Gunter Hampel, bass clarinet; Claus Bühler, Peter Stock, bass; Gerhard König, guitar; Rainer Grimm, drums]: Getting to know you all, part 2 - Germany.

Recorded on 21 and 22 March 1970 at the 12 German jazz festival, Frankfurt, Main.

NB. Cover has number Scout ScS 11; the three LPs are numbered Scout ScS 12 - 14.

Cover design (reproduced above) by Kieser; photograph by Hartmann.


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