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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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  • 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.
  • 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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  • [url=http://www.last.fm/music/Peter+Br%C3%B6tzmann/+images?sort=date]Added a bunch of photos.[/url]
  • Machine Gun = insanely exhilarating
  • Long Story Short is an insane behemoth of an album.
  • He's one crazy motherfucker. Just listened to his group Hairy Bones. Intense and heavy. Absolutely incredible.
  • Nipples are freaking heavy
  • nothing can stop peter when he starts brötzzin'
  • What a wonderful version of Lonely Woman!

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