Peter Brötzmann

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Free jazz icon Peter Brötzmann began making bracing, frequently aggressive music in the 1960s and has continued into the 21st century in a variety of groups, settings, and collaborations.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Machine Gun
1968 Machine Gun FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Nipples
1969 Nipples Atavistic / Unheard Music Series/Atavistic
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Balls
1970 Balls Atavistic
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The End 1971 The End FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Elements 1971 Elements FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Couscouss de la Mauresque 1971 Couscouss de la Mauresque FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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For Adolphe Sax
1972 For Adolphe Sax Atavistic / Wienerworld
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Hot Lotta 1973 Hot Lotta Blue Master
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FMP 130
1973 FMP 130 Atavistic
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Outspan No. 1 1974 Outspan No. 1 FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Outspan No. 2 1974 Outspan No. 2 FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Tschüs 1975 Tschüs FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Solo 1976 Solo FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Schwarzwaldfahrt
1977 Schwarzwaldfahrt Atavistic
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Ein Halber Hund Kann Nicht Pinkeln 1977 Ein Halber Hund Kann Nicht Pinkeln FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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The Nearer the Bone, The Sweeter the Meat 1979 The Nearer the Bone, The Sweeter the Meat FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Three Points and a Mountain...Plus 1979 Three Points and a Mountain...Plus FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Opened, But Hardly Touched
1980 Opened, But Hardly Touched Cienfuegos
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Maar Helaas! 1980 Maar Helaas! FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Alarm
1981 Alarm Atavistic / Unheard Music Series
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Pica Pica
1982 Pica Pica Atavistic
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Andrew Cyrille Meets Peter Brotzmann in Berlin 1982 Andrew Cyrille Meets Peter Brotzmann in Berlin FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Berlin Djungle
1984 Berlin Djungle Atavistic
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No Material 1987 No Material ITM Recording (Jazz) / Itm
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Go-No-Go 1987 Go-No-Go FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Réservé
1988 Réservé FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Wie Das Leben So Spielt
1989 Wie Das Leben So Spielt FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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No Nothing
1990 No Nothing FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Last Home 1990 Last Home Revolver USA
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In a State of Undress 1990 In a State of Undress FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Dare Devil
1991 Dare Devil DIW (Japan)
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Live in Berlin '71
1991 Live in Berlin '71 FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Marz Combo: Live in Wuppertal
1992 Marz Combo: Live in Wuppertal FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Hyperion
1992 Hyperion Music & Arts
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Sacred Scrape/Secret Response
1992 Sacred Scrape/Secret Response Rastascan
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Die Like A Dog: Fragments Of Music, Life & Death Of Albert Ayler
1993 Die Like A Dog: Fragments Of Music, Life & Death Of Albert Ayler FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Songlines
1994 Songlines FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Nothing To Say: A Suite of Breathless Motion Dedicated to Oscar Wilde
1996 Nothing To Say: A Suite of Breathless Motion Dedicated to Oscar Wilde FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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The WELS Concert
1996 The WELS Concert Okka
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Exhilaration
1997 Exhilaration Soul Note (Italy)
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The Wild Mans Band
1997 The Wild Mans Band Ninthworld
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Evolving Blush or Driving Original Sin
1997 Evolving Blush or Driving Original Sin PSF Records (Japan)
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Dried Rat Dog
1998 Dried Rat Dog Okka
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From Valley to Valley
1998 From Valley to Valley Eremite
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The Chicago Octet/Tentet
1998 The Chicago Octet/Tentet Okka
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Low Life
1998 Low Life Celluloid / Charly UK
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Little Birds Have Fast Hearts, No. 1
1998 Little Birds Have Fast Hearts, No. 1 FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Live at Nefertiti
1999 Live at Nefertiti Ayler Records
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Subtle Twister
1999 Subtle Twister Konnex
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Stone/Water
1999 Stone/Water Okka
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Live at the Empty Bottle 1999 Live at the Empty Bottle Okka
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Three Rocks and a Pine
1999 Three Rocks and a Pine Ninthworld
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Little Birds Have Fast Hearts, No. 2
1999 Little Birds Have Fast Hearts, No. 2 FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Noise of Wings
1999 Noise of Wings Jazzwerkstatt
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Shadows: Live in Wels
2000 Shadows: Live in Wels DIW (Japan)
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Right as Rain: Dedicated to Werner Lüdi
2001 Right as Rain: Dedicated to Werner Lüdi Free Records
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Aoyama Crows
2002 Aoyama Crows FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Short Visit to Nowhere
2002 Short Visit to Nowhere Okka
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Broken English
2002 Broken English Okka
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Nothung
2002 Nothung Intone
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More Nipples
2003 More Nipples Atavistic
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Never Too Late But Always Too Early
2003 Never Too Late But Always Too Early Eremite
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Signs 2003 Signs Okka
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Images 2003 Images Okka
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Tales Out of Time
2004 Tales Out of Time Hat Hut Records
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14 Love Poems Plus 10 More
2004 14 Love Poems Plus 10 More FMP/Free Music Production (Germany)
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Medicina
2004 Medicina Atavistic
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Live at Spruce Street Forum 2004 Live at Spruce Street Forum Botticelli
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The Fat Is Gone
2007 The Fat Is Gone Smalltown Superjazzz
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One Night at Burmantofts
2007 One Night at Burmantofts Bo Weavil Recordings
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Guts 2007 Guts Okka
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Sweetsweat
2007 Sweetsweat Smallsound / Smalltown Superjazzz
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Fragments 2007 Fragments Okka
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Chicago Tentet at Molde 2007
2007 Chicago Tentet at Molde 2007 Okka
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American Landscapes, Vol. 2 2007 American Landscapes, Vol. 2 Okka
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American Landscapes 2007 American Landscapes Okka
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Born Broke
2008 Born Broke Atavistic
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Low Life/Last Exit
2008 Low Life/Last Exit Jazzwerkstatt
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Only the Devil Has No Dreams
2008 Only the Devil Has No Dreams Jazzwerkstatt
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Be Music, Night: A Homage to Kenneth Patchen
2008 Be Music, Night: A Homage to Kenneth Patchen Jazzwerkstatt
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Full Blast
2008 Full Blast Jazzwerkstatt
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The Brain of the Dog in Section
2008 The Brain of the Dog in Section Atavistic
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Funny Rat/s, Vol. 3
2008 Funny Rat/s, Vol. 3 Heart Lord Disc
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Funny Rat/s, Vol. 2
2008 Funny Rat/s, Vol. 2 Kootown
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Lost & Found
2009 Lost & Found FMP Publishing
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Hairy Bones
2009 Hairy Bones Okka
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Woodcuts
2010 Woodcuts Smalltown Superjazzz
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Crumbling Brain
2010 Crumbling Brain Okka
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3 Nights In Oslo
2010 3 Nights In Oslo Smalltown Superjazzz
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Live in Wiesbaden
2011 Live in Wiesbaden Not Two
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Walk, Love, Sleep
2012 Walk, Love, Sleep Smalltown Superjazzz
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I Am Here Where Are You
2013 I Am Here Where Are You Trost
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Solid & Spirit
2013 Solid & Spirit Nero's Neptune
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Worse the Better: Live at Cafe Oto January 2010
2014 Worse the Better: Live at Cafe Oto January 2010 Forced Exposure
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Mental Shake
2014 Mental Shake Otoroku
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Whatthefuckdoyouwant
2014 Whatthefuckdoyouwant Trost
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Two City Blues, Vol. 2
2015 Two City Blues, Vol. 2 Trost
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Two City Blues, Vol. 1
2015 Two City Blues, Vol. 1 Trost
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Krakow Nights 2015 Krakow Nights
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The Message: Live at Kargart
2016 The Message: Live at Kargart Forced Exposure / Holidays Records
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Beautiful Lies
2016 Beautiful Lies NEOS / Neos Jazz
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Ears Are Filled with Wonder
2016 Ears Are Filled with Wonder Trost
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Song Sentimentale
2016 Song Sentimentale Otoroku
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Live in Copenhagen 2016 Live in Copenhagen
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Conversations About Not Eating Meat
2016 Conversations About Not Eating Meat Border of Silence
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Still Quite Popular After All These Years Still Quite Popular After All These Years Bro
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Wolke in Hosen-Solo Wolke in Hosen-Solo
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Mollie's in the Mood
Mollie's in the Mood
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Sex Tape
Sex Tape Trost
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Konstruct-Eklisia Sunday Konstruct-Eklisia Sunday
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Jazzwerkstatt Catalogue 2012
Jazzwerkstatt Catalogue 2012 C Major Entertainment / Jazzwerkstatt
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Petroglyphs Petroglyphs Long Arms Records
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Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann Lovers & Lollypops / Shhpuma
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Soulfood Available
Soulfood Available Clean Feed Records
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Die Like a Dog-Close Up Die Like a Dog-Close Up
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A Tale of Three Cities
A Tale of Three Cities Barefoot Records / Starcraft Distributors
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Dolunay
Dolunay Ares Muzik
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Yatagarasu Yatagarasu
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