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Peter Brötzmann (born March 6, 1941 in Remscheid, Germany) is a German saxophonist.

Brötzmann is among the most important European free jazz musicians. His rough, lyrical timbre is easily recognized on his many recordings.

He studied painting in Wuppertal and was involved with the Fluxus movement, but grew dissatisfied with art galleries and exhibitions. He has not abandoned his art training, however: Brötzmann has designed most of his own album covers. He first taught himself to play various… read more

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  • Avatar for GoatUser
    Peter Brötzmann Octet is the correct tag for the ALBUM, but just Peter Brötzmann acts as the umbrella for all of his work so the latter is the appropriate one for scrobbling purposes. This isn't Rym or Discogs.
  • Avatar for TiwilyDarling
    Can someone please tell me what is the right way to tag his music? Specifically, "Machine Gun". Is it just Peter Brötzmann? Peter Brötzmann Octet? The Peter Brötzmann Octet? It's so confusing.
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  • Avatar for LSDerrington
    [url=]Added a bunch of photos.[/url]
  • Avatar for Thurible
    Machine Gun = insanely exhilarating
  • Avatar for Dalar
    Long Story Short is an insane behemoth of an album.
  • Avatar for zarqu
    He's one crazy motherfucker. Just listened to his group Hairy Bones. Intense and heavy. Absolutely incredible.
  • Avatar for hoppsan4
    Nipples are freaking heavy
  • Avatar for GiaNXGX
    nothing can stop peter when he starts brötzzin'
  • Avatar for Creepcleaner
    What a wonderful version of Lonely Woman!

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