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Liner Notes – Frank Gratkowski, Sebi Tramontana, Steve Beresford. Mastered By – Wolfgang Stach. Photography By – Albert Kösbauer. Producer – Frank Gratkowski, Leo Feigin, Sebi Tramontana. Recorded By – Iztok Klopotec. Trombone – Sebi Tramontana. Recorded live at Spanski Borci Theatre, Ljubljana, Slovenia on February 16th 2016 (1-9) and November 6th 2015 (10-15). Mastered at Maarwegstudio 2, Köln.
La "connection" fra i due, come sostiene Gratkowski in una recente intervista in merito, ha qualcosa di sostanzialmente misterioso, ma, senza indagare nel metafisico, confermeremo più direttamente e più semplicemente come l'alchimia di questo duo ha davvero dello straordinario. Quindici piccole perle di quasi assurda soavità, immensamente anacronistiche eppure dirette e profonde.
Live at Spanski Borci. Live at Spanski Borci.
A wonderfully playful and buoyant duo between trombonist Sebi Tramontana and reedist Frank Gratkowski performing on bass clarinet, clarinet, and alto saxophone, performing live at Spanski Borci Theatre, in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2016 over 15 concise and compelling dialogs. Sebi Tramontana-trombone. Artist Biographies:, Show Bio for Frank Gratkowski. Frank Gratkowski, saxophone. Born in Hamburg, 1963. Started playing the saxophone at 16 and, following a period at the Hamburg Conservatory (Hamburger Musikhochschule), moved in 1985 to study at the Cologne Conservatory of Music with Heiner Wiberny, graduating in 1990.
All Compositions by Frank Gratkowski and Sebi Tramontana GEMA. Recorded live at Španski Borci Theatre, Ljubljana, Slovenia on Feburary 16th 2016 (1-9) and November 6th 2015 (10-15). Recorded by Iztok Klopotec with a Soundfield MKV(4 capsules) stereo microphone. Mastered by Wolfgang Stach, Maarwegstudio 2, Köln. Cover Artwork by Sebi Tramontana, design by Manuel Heyer. Photo by Albert Kösbauer. Produced by Frank Gratkowski and Sebi Tramontana. Special thanks to Iztok Klopotec, Tomaz Grom, Iztok Kovac, Manuel Heyer and Wolfgang Stach. Liner notes by Steve Beresford
Frank Gratkowski: "The duo with Sebi is very special for me. It has a beautifull playfullness and lightness. The connection between us is almost mysterious and he makes me play very different than I do in other formations. I call it "instant songs" where each "song" tells its own little story. Sebi Tramontana: "Frank has got "wonderschuhe. What I have wished for me for years. Frank is a true "cominante " for me. I am very grateful that during the last 19 years I have been meeting him every now and then
FRANK GRATKOWSKI is a avant-garde jazz music artist. Further studies with Charlie Mariano, Sal Nistico and Steve Lacy.