Broetzmann, Marino Pliakas
The Jazz House is a small, non-descript warehouse
located next to the police station where Martin Luther King and Adeline Street meet.
A blue light and a peculiar "Ant" sign reside above the entrance.
A founder of the European Free Jazz movement, his work includes collaborations and recordings with Last Exit (with Bill Laswell, Sonny Sharrock and Ronald Shannon Jackson), Evan Parker, Misha Mengelberg, and Borah Bergman.
Recent projects include Die Like a Dog (with William Parker, Hamid Drake and Toshinori Kondo), his homage to Albert Ayler, the Chicago-based Broetzmann Tentet and many more.
His first album,
Machine Gun, released in 1968 still
represents the reference for the musicians and critics. Considering his
Wertmueller and Broetzmann toured for years as a duo and in various contexts including Broetzmann's Chicago Tentett, very successful record of the two together with William Parker.
Wertmueller and Pliakas worked together on various occasions, including a multitude of festivals all over Europe (SKIF-Festival St.Petersburg/Russia, Kaunas Jazzfestival/Lithuania, RingRing Festival Belgrade/Serbia, Nozart Festival Cologne/Germany, Xperipheria Budapest/Hungary) performing with Pliakas' avant trio STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND.
Both of them toured the world with their various bands (MW: William Parker Trio, Alboth!, 16-17, W2; MP: steamboat switzerland, sludge 2000 et.)
This new trio will be premiered during this tour of the U.S. and Canada. Don't miss this rare treat. Join us for this extraordinary, intense, high energy, improv trio featuring the european free jazz legend, Peter Broetzmann.