April 3, 2021 – 5:47 am

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Featuring Don Cherry, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden and Paul Motian
Austrai 1986 [no label, 1CD]

Jazzfestival. Saalfelden, Austria; August 29, 1986. Very good satellite broadcast.

Thanks to TomP, ricola, Unclewolfi and goody for sharing the show at Dime.

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Because there was a problem with the audio in the original FM source, it was in mono which is what you’ll get in the first track here. Unclewolfi’s capture of the rest of the show is in brilliant and gorgeous stereo. There’s always a possibility of the station airing the complete show in stereo one day as they often do which will make this edition unnecessary, should it ever emerge.

Yer PervFesser

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dvb-s > digital devices cine s2 v7a twin tuner > hdd > nero wave editor > flac
(mpeg1 layer 2/256 kbps) [radio station - oe1]
source (track 01 only): Dime post by ‘ricola’ (thanks!!)
FM BROADCAST > Tape Deck Yamaha > Audio tape transfer to CD,
TLH (WAV) > Audition (Pitch Bender -86 cents; Amplify) > r8brain (Convert to 48 bit) > TLH (FLAC Level 8; Align sector boundaries; .ffp) > foobar2000 (tags)

TomP Changes Made (Nero 7):
Mono R channel only, used better sounding & without most of the hum on left channel
Reduced volume peak at 0.18 and the last 3 min by 3dB
Nero noise print NR at a low setting so music is not affected - worked well although a low level hum buzz is still just audible
Fixed volume bursts ranging from less than 1 sec to 3 min
EQ, +2dB bass lift

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Track 01. Solidarity 14:22
Track 02. Lonely Woman 16:42
Track 03. The Sphinx 11:17
Track 04. Song For Che 18:22
Track 05. Guinea 7:39
69 mins

Don Cherry - trumpet
Dewey Redman - tenor/alto saxophone
Charlie Haden - bass
Paul Motian - drums

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  1. 7 Responses to “AMERICAN JAZZ QUARTET - AUSTRIA 1986”

  2. Thank you ! Looks promising !!!!!!Neneh’s Cherry’s father has always place in my musicarchive and Charlie Haden’s and Paul Motian’s rhytyhmsection is sublime !

    By Arto Parviainen on Apr 3, 2021

  3. Meh.

    By MrSmith on Apr 3, 2021

  4. This could be “real” jazz as it’s played by the brothers.

    By DD on Apr 4, 2021

  5. U L E, Derrick, HHH, and DD - the American Jizz Quartet

    By Mr. Jizz on Apr 4, 2021

  6. Cherry-Redman-Haden and… Motian. Old and New Dreams with a twist. Miss Ed Blackwell but Moatian is a more than adequate substitute. Great music.

    By treborij on Apr 8, 2021

  7. This is an excellent share. A interesting quartet I have never heard of before and very decent sound quality. I don’t know the music, but I will give it several spins. Thanks bigo.

    By zaar locust on Apr 14, 2021

  8. Thanks BigO. The guys who did the cleanup on the audio did a nice job. Charlie Haden’s bass sounds rich and beautiful.

    By Teamster on Jun 14, 2021

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