Tim Berne's Fractured Fairy Tales

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Tim Berne's Fractured Fairy Tales
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Studio album by
Released1989
RecordedJune 1989
StudioSound On Sound Recording Studio, New York City
Genre Avant-garde jazz
Length55:05
Label JMT
JMT 834 431
Producer Stefan F. Winter
Tim Berne chronology
Miniature
(1988)
Tim Berne's Fractured Fairy Tales
(1989)
Pace Yourself
(1991)

Tim Berne's Fractured Fairy Tales is an album by saxophonist Tim Berne which was recorded in 1989 and released on the JMT label. [1] [2]

Contents

Reception

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow said "Tim Berne's music on his CD sometimes looks a little toward Anthony Braxton's free bop lines but also incorporates some electronics, unusual instrumental textures and some just plain weird sounds" and called it an "esoteric yet listenable set". [3]

Professional ratings
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Track listing

All compositions by Tim Berne except as indicated

  1. "Now Then" (Tim Berne, Mark Dresser) - 3:13
  2. "SEP" - 8:05
  3. "Hong Kong Sad Song / More Coffee" - 11:36
  4. "Evolution of a Pearl" - 19:34
  5. "Lightnin' Bug Bouté" - 0:38
  6. "The Telex Blues" - 11:37

Personnel

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References

  1. Tim Berne discography, accessed October 14, 2014
  2. Shimada, T., JMT label discography, accessed October 14, 2014
  3. 1 2 Yanow, S., Allmusic Review accessed October 14, 2014
  4. Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 120. ISBN   978-0-14-103401-0.