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Peter Brotzmann exhibition at Melbourne

Peter Brötzmann
Mar 29, 2010 Updated May 11, 2010

An exhibition of artwork by saxophonist Peter Brotzmann will be on-show at the upcoming Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

The German composer, musician and visual artist has long been associated with the European free-jazz movement, working with the independent music label FMP (Free Music Production) since the 1960s.

This exhibition will present Brotzmann's graphic contributions to the label and includes original prints of posters, LP covers, book jackets, woodcuts and drawings.

The exhibition will run from May 5 - May 29 at The Narrows, Level 2, 141 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.

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Peter Brötzmann (born 6 March 1941) is a German artist and free jazz saxophonist and clarinetist. Brötzmann is among the most important European free jazz musicians. His rough timbre is easily recognized on his many recordings. Biography: Early life: He studied painting in Wuppertal and was involved with the Fluxus movement, but grew dissatisfied with art galleries and exhibitions. He...

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