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Bruchstuecke

by Phrydderichs Phaelda

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    Limited edition: 180g vinyl including printed inner sleeve, thick old school tip-on cover & download code.

    Includes digital pre-order of Bruchstuecke. The moment the album is released you’ll get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around August 23, 2019

      €19.99 EUR or more 

     

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    Pre-order of Bruchstuecke. The moment the album is released you’ll get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card
    releases August 23, 2019

      €6.99 EUR  or more

     

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about

Even those of you who are already familiar with our label's concept of rediscovering music which has unjustifiably been lost, overlooked or forgotten will be surprised by the reissue of the six-track-record 'Bruchstuecke' LP by Free-Jazz artists Phrydderichs Phaelda.

This band was a short living school band project of the Gymnasium Voerde Mitte (West-Germany) led by pianist and music teacher Friedrich Schepers joined by other teachers and students (Hans Klimek on bass, Lutz Leonhardt on drums, Wolfgang Kulawik on guitar). In 1975 they went to the studio to record 6 instrumental tracks in a style that could be best described as jazz / fusion with hints of r’n’b and rock, which are brimming with crisp snare drums played in polyrhythmic and ever-changing patterns and tempos. Alongside that the astounded listener gets to enjoy thrilling electric guitar lines and breathtaking electric piano excursions together with ultra-warm and elaborate bass guitar parts. All this is held together by the four musicians great overview and ability to improvise and react spontaneously to their fellows. This creates a kind of magic which is rare to hear in music these days.

Stefan Leisering and Juergen von Knoblauch, the two record digging members of Jazzanova have immediately understood the unique quality of 'Bruchstuecke' and decided to re-release this overlooked masterpiece. In the course of the original release of this album in the early 1980s only a small amount has been pressed. Now with this reissue on Notes On A Journey is the chance to make this gem available to a larger audience – to people who share a great interest in the remarkable development of underground Jazz in Germany during those exciting years.

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releases August 23, 2019

Re-mastered from original vinyl by Oliver Haertel at Upstairs Studio Berlin.
Produced for reissue by Oliver Glage, Stefan Leisering & Jürgen von Knoblauch.
Product management by Oliver Glage.
Reissue artwork by Frohe Zukunft Export.
All tracks published by Edition Notes On A Journey / Fondue Publishing.


(P) & © 2019 Notes On A Journey under exclusive license from Wolfgang Kulawik. NOAJ005. SABAM. All rights reserved. www.notesonajourney.com

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