Annette Peacock

Annette Peacock - an acrobat's heart (2000) ECM 1733  

Posted by satikin at May 14, 2008
Annette Peacock - an acrobat's heart (2000) ECM 1733

Annette Peacock-an acrobat's heart (2000) ECM 1733
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Jazz | Playtime 61:14 | Artwork

Annette Peacock has been a defining influence on the music of ECM for many years, but An Acrobat's Heart is the first album she has made for the label as a leader. Here Peacock turns away from her previous work with electronic elements to produce a spare, ethereal set of compositions for voice, piano, and strings echoing the style of her early '80s album Skyskating. An Acrobat's Heart also marks the first time that Peacock has composed for strings, and the Cikada String Quartet's seamless accompaniment almost breathes with her. Silence and minimalism play major roles in this work, and both Peacock's voice and the accompanying instrumentation seem to bloom up from the quiet background and then dissipate again as quickly they appeared. The tones are clear and precise, but occasionally veer into dissonance as Peacock's wistful lyrics are fleshed out into holograms of sound, transparent but fully realized. Elements of jazz, blues, and torch songs ebb and flow throughout the album, adding to the nostalgic themes of romance and longing embodied by the lyrics. While seeming deeply personal, the lyrics are the weakest element of An Acrobat's Heart, lacking in the kind of poetic imagery and rhythm that would place them on a par with the quality of the surrounding music. Overall, however, this album proves that after over three decades as a performer, Annette Peacock still has the skill to compose and execute truly beautiful music.
Paul Bley, Franz Koglmann, Gary Peacock - Annette (1992) {hatOLOGY 564 rel 2001}

Paul Bley, Franz Koglmann, Gary Peacock - Annette (1992) {hatOLOGY 564 rel 2001}
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© 1992, 2001 HAT HUT Records | hatOLOGY 564
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Modern Jazz / Piano

This trio date is dedicated to the music of Annette Peacock, former wife of both pianist Paul Bley and bassist Gary Peacock. While Bley is the undisputed leader on this date (as he has recorded many of these pieces before), it is flügelhorn and trumpet player Franz Koglmann who arranged them in such an exquisite manner. The majority of the pieces included here were originally composed as songs. They were vehicles for expressing the interior, haunted world that Ms. Peacock inhabits and featured her lilting, edgy voice, which slips and slithers through her deceptively simple melodies before erupting into a shriek of ecstasy or pain.
Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show - Revenge: The Bigger The Love The Greater The Hate (1971)

Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show - Revenge: The Bigger The Love The Greater The Hate (1971)
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Genre: jazz, psychedelic rock, blues rock, avant-garde rock, experimental rock

Revenge: The Bigger The Love The Greater The Hate is the 1971 album by husband/wife duo Paul Bley and Annette Peacock, credited here as Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show. Some of the people joining them on this album include Thomas Cosgrove, Steve Haas, Rick Marotta, and Glen Moore.
Marilyn Crispell / Gary Peacock / Paul Motian - Amaryllis (2001) {ECM 1742} [Re-Up]

Marilyn Crispell / Gary Peacock / Paul Motian - Amaryllis (2001) {ECM 1742}
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Genre: Jazz

The gathering of this trio in February of 2000 guaranteed little except that they had demonstrated ably – on Nothing Ever Was Anyway: The Music of Annette Peacock – the ability to play together almost symbiotically. This follow-up attempts to extend the trio's reach across Peacock's music and into the terrain of the trio as an entity in and of itself. That said, not all the pieces here are new; in fact, some of them are decades old – Marilyn Crispell's "Rounds" is from 1981, Gary Peacock's "Voices of the Past" and "December Greenwings" are both from the early '80s, and Paul Motian's "Conception Vessel/Circle Dance" is from the early '70s. The trio brings to these vintage pieces not only new eyes, but the freshness of this relationship and the willingness to reinvent them.

Marilyn Crispell - The Woodstock Concert  

Posted by zin_g at July 12, 2010

Marilyn Crispell - The Woodstock Concert

Marilyn Crispell - The Woodstock Concert (1995)
Avant-garde jazz | 1CD | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 86 MB | Covers
Label: Music & Arts Programs of America, Inc.

Marilyn Crispell, solo piano - the Woodstock Concert given on 21 April 1995. Four improvisations by Crispell, a song by Bill Evans and one by Annette Peacock: Await; In Lingering Air: a) How Not to Anæsthetize Desire, b) Time Remembered; Gesture Without Plot: a) Nonetheless, b) Morning Pulses, c) Tune for Charlie, d) Apart; and Empty Sirens.
Paul Bley & Gary Peacock & Tony Oxley & John Surman - In The Evenings Out There (1993) {ECM 1488}

Paul Bley & Gary Peacock & Tony Oxley & John Surman - In The Evenings Out There (1993) {ECM 1488}
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Genre: Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz, Post-Bop

Pianist Paul Bley was touring Scandinavia with a quartet made up of longtime associate Gary Peacock on bass and two brilliant British musicians, drummer Tony Oxley and John Surman on baritone saxophone and bass clarinet, when they made this Oslo recording in 1991. Rather than a conventionally organized quartet session, the CD consists of seven largely improvised solos, three duets, and two tracks–the collectively improvised "Interface" and Surman's "Article Four"–with the full quartet. Even more unusual is the frequent emphasis on bass frequencies and slow, even solemn, tempos. Only extraordinary musicians could keep such a format interesting, and these four do, exploring room resonance with almost ceremonial levels of concentration.
Gary Peacock, Marilyn Crispell - Azure (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Gary Peacock, Marilyn Crispell - Azure (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 59:10 minutes | 540 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Azure features beautiful duets by two great improvisers who proved their compatibility long ago. Bassist Gary Peacock and pianist Marilyn Crispell made some outstanding music together in Crispell's trio with late drummer Paul Motian, but their duo project also has an extensive history, until now unrecorded. With their shared sense of lyricism, their individual compositional styles and their profound background in free playing, Peacock and Crispell are exceptional musical partners. The album, self-produced in upstate New York, home territory for both musicians, contains pieces written by each one, duo improvisations and highly inventive piano and bass solos.

Paul Bley - With Gary Peacock (1970) {ECM 1003}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Sept. 25, 2016
Paul Bley - With Gary Peacock (1970) {ECM 1003}

Paul Bley - With Gary Peacock (1970) {ECM 1003}
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Genre: Jazz, Post-Bop

Gary Peacock shares front-cover billing with Paul Bley on this 1970 session, but drummer Paul Motian is also present on the first five tracks. (Billy Elgart replaces Motian on the remaining three.) There's a curiously straight-ahead, tempo-driven feel to this short and sweet disc, quite unlike the free aesthetic that Bley, Peacock, and Motian put forward when they returned to ECM as a trio on 1999's Not Two, Not One.

Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Aug. 4, 2016
Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny

Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny by A. S. Byatt
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1101947470 | 192 pages | EPUB | 81 MB

Shane Peacock - La ragazza scomparsa  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by SSCN1926 at Aug. 2, 2016
Shane Peacock - La ragazza scomparsa

Shane Peacock - La ragazza scomparsa
Italian | Feltrinelli | 2015 | EPUB | Pages 228 | ASIN: B00T50VALE | 0.56 Mb