In memory of Johnny Peret

In memory of Johnny Peret
In memory of my friend Johnny Peret, vibist, drummer, accordeonist extraordinaire

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

RARITY # 20

VIERA / FERSTL - DUO 
45 RPM LYODON 60264, GERMANY, 1964

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Another extremely obscure record thanks to onxidlib.  I must confess that i had never heard of these guys ever before.

Luckily onxidlib volunteered some info:


Erich Ferstl is better known as a composer of film music,  TV scores (for the famous TV series Derrick a.o.) and scores for stage productions. He was active as a jazz pianist in the 60s but has only performed occasionally in a jazz setting ever since.  

Joe Viera is well known as a Jazz educator in Germany. He has written several books about this subject and is still writing reviews etc. He is leading a Big Band of Jazz students and his own group(s). He is also the artistic director of the Jazz Festival in Burghausen (near the Austrian border).


 VIERA - FERSTL DUO

Joe Viera, soprano* & alto saxophone°
Erich Ferstl, piano

1. No Problem* (Duke Jordan)                3:16
2. Round About Midnight° (Thelonious Monk)  3:21


Recorded on 31st January, 1964 in Munich.

LYODON 60264


As usual, a big thank to Paul D. for cleaning the rip.

8 comments:

  1. Extremely obscure single! Enjoy!
    LINK:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?bru848pv898zctl

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  2. Beautiful stuff. Me, too, had never heard of these guys before.
    Thanks for the introduction!

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  3. This one's really a big surprise! I'm familiar with both guys and I also knew they had worked together, however, I didn't know they actually released something as duo so thanks a lot for this one!
    As for Erich Ferstl let's not forget this superb album he recorded under the alias Carlos Fendeira: http://www.sonorama.de/index.php?section=DANIELA-UND-ANN-SAMBA-SOUL-BEAT-IN-BLACK-WHITE
    I also would like to recommend a compilation called Guitarresque (Inmus, the label reissuing some of the Wewerka stuff as Zoller's Night Bounce)
    Joe Viera on his part recorded a very nice album for the fine Calig-label called "Kontraste" which I may rip some time (and contribute to your blog?)

    Thanks for your work Boogieman, Onxidlib & Peter D. Cheers!

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    1. Hello Arkadin,
      thanks for the comments. It surely would be a pleasure - and an honor - to post a rip from you. Your blog was an inspiration (and is vey much missed!)
      Cheers

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    2. Hi Arkadin, nice to see you around. I didn't know that Carlos Fendeira is Ferstl himself - there's always something to learn which I like quite a lot.
      "Kontraste" - would love to hear it. I know Viera but never got to hear any music from him except the above EP and a boot from the first Burghausen Jazz Festival, where he can be heard with on track. Plus the Bootleg LP "INTERNATIONAL HOLY HILL JAZZ MEETING".
      All in all four pieces...

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    3. I'll try to rip "Kontraste" this weekend, mates. See ya!

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  5. Thanks Arkadin,
    I will make a proper post out of your contribution, which will be duly acknowledged.
    In the meantime, I delete the post.
    Best to you,
    Bogieman

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