Manfred Schoof; European EchoesCien Fuegos
CF 008 LP
Long Playing Record
Cien Fuegos presents a 1969 album from the Manfred Schoof Orchestra -- headed up by popular European avant-garde jazz figure, Manfred Schoof. Originally issued on FMP, the label's first release. Features appearances from musicians such as Peter Brötzmann, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker.
Born 1936 in Magdeburg, Manfred Schoof is one of the most popular jazz avant-gardists in Europe. He played in projects like Globe Unity Orchestra, Manfred Schoof Quintet, New Jazz Trio, and many more. Since 1990, he has taught music at the University Of Cologne and works for television and radio. He composed the music for "The Program With The Mouse."
Enrico Rava (trumpet); Manfred Schoof (trumpet); Hugh Steinmetz (trumpet); Peter Brötzmann (tenor saxophone); Gerd Dudek (tenor saxophone); Evan Parker (soprano saxophone); Paul Rutherford (trombone); Derek Bailey (guitar); Fred Van Hove (piano); Alexander von Schlippenbach (piano); Irène Schweizer (piano); Arjen Gorter (double bass); Peter Kowald (double bass); Buschi Niebergall (double bass); Han Bennink (drums); Pierre Favre (drums).
Recorded by an unknown engineer in June 1969, in Bremen. Produced by Jost Gebers. Cover design: Wolf Walt. Photograph by Johannes Muth.