NOT IN STOCK
Live At The Velvet Lounge
1999 release, repressed. "This is a new trio with Peter Kowald on bass and Hamid Drake on percussion. Recorded last summer at Fred's world famous club." "If anyone knows Fred's music it's Hamid Drake, an astonishing drummer who's worked with him for about 25 years. The German bassist, Peter Kowald, is rightfully a legend -- listen to him here playing things that he's never done before. The music is spontaneous and carved out of Fred's language, a language that's flexible and open enough to deal with this first encounter and with ideas developed on both sides of the Atlantic ocean. Those of us that caught the concert that night saw and heard something that will stay with us forever. Those of you who couldn't be there are lucky enough to have this document in your hands." -- Ken Vandermark.