Workshop De Lyon’s first LP may have been released in the mid-70’s, but the fact that they formed as the Free Jazz Workshop in 1967 means that the group celebrate their 50th birthday in 2017. To celebrate, impressive French avant-jazz label Souffle Continu are releasing some of the ensemble’s crucial early works. 1975’s La Chasse de Shirah Sharibad is a fine example of how free jazz can push the boundaries of form and style while still remaining engaging. The way ‘Telie’ shifts from commanding saxophone solo to microtonal drones ala György Ligeti is a powerful demonstration of this.
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- Obi strip, reverse printing, 12-page booklet
- Limited edition of 700 copies
Workshop De Lyon