Kaufmann / Gratkowski / de Joode „Canberra“

Frank Gratkowski – alto saxophone, clarinet, alto flute
Achim Kaufmann – piano
Wilbert de Joode – bass

1. now and here, burning 10:52
2. windows alive 09:58
3. come summer, subtle gumleaves 03:29
4. coral in the blast 13:14

A live recording from the SoundOut festival in Canberra, at the end of our Australian tour in early 2020, this is the trio’s first vinyl release.

All music by Achim Kaufmann, Frank Gratkowski (GEMA), Wilbert de Joode (BUMA/STEMRA)

Recorded on February 1, 2020 at SoundOut Festival, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Recording engineer: Kimmo Vennonen
Mixed and mastered by Martin Ruch
Lacquer cut by Sidney Claire Meyer / Emil Berliner Studios

Artwork: Maw (2019) by gabriele d.r. guenther
Artwork photography by Achim Kaufmann
Trio photo by Cristina Marx / Photomusix
Design by Jakob Philippsen

Special thanks to Richard Johnson, SoundOut, Drill Hall Gallery, Goethe Institute, Eric Pozza, and everyone who helped to make our tour to Australia, Malaysia and Singapore possible.

This record is dedicated to the memory of Cor Fuhler.