Gotta Groove Records
Gotta Groove Records Logo

Gotta Groove Records

The Artist's Preferred Record Pressing Plant

reformARTwest – For Sepp

Over the course of five decades, the legendary Austrian free jazz collective Reform Art Unit (and their oshoot groups) have collaborated with countless musicians, including Don Cherry, Carla Bley, Evan Parker, and Jim Pepper. Documented collaborations with free jazz notables include “Impressions” (Kovarik’s Musikothek, 1978) with Anthony Braxton and Cliord Thornton; “Subway Performances” (Granit, 1994) & “Illumination” (InRespect, 1995) with Sunny Murray; and “With Milo Fine” (Granit, 1999).  Milo Fine’s lengthy resume includes numerous records as leader of his own group (the Milo Fine Free Jazz Ensemble) as well as collaborations with Joe McPhee (“MFG in Minnesota”; Hat Hut, 1978, & “Old Eyes”; Hat Hut, 1979) and duo encounters with Derek Bailey (“Scale Points on the Fever Curve”; Emanem, 2003) and Anthony Braxton (“Shadow Company”; Emanem, 2004).

In May of 2015, Fine fullled a personal ambition by hosting the rst North American appearances of Reform Art Unit founding members Fritz Novotny and Sepp MItterbauer. Three nights of extraordinary and intimate concerts ensued at Minneapolis’ Studio Toile d’Angles. This limited edition LP was culled by Nero’s Neptune from over three hours of material, and consists of three pieces featuring two sextets and one nonet. Joining the core members of reformARTwest (Novotny: soprano sax/utes/percussion; Sepp Mitterbauer: trumpet/percussion; Milo Fine: drum set/Bösendorfer Imperial piano/clarinets) are Elaine Evans, Daniel Furuta, Benjamin J Mansavage Klein, Davu Seru, Charles Gillett and Paul Metzger. “For Sepp” is dedicated to the living memory of Sepp Mitterbauer, who died on December 9th of 2015.

Less than 250 copies of 300 pressed are for sale worldwide.

 

Comments are closed.

Gotta Groove Records is the only fully vertically integrated record manufacturing operation in the world: Your one-stop-source for lacquer mastering, record electroforming, record pressing, label/jacket/sleeve printing, download code hosting, crowdfunding, wholesale distribution, and consumer-direct fulfillment.
Specializing in Private Pressing Projects.
Contact Information:
(800) 295-0171
sales@gottagrooverecords.com

Mailing List

Crowdfunding / Pre-Order Tool:

The GottaGrooveBot

Distribution Services:

Gotta Groove Fullfillment

Vinyl Mastering Info:

The Very Basics

Recommended 3rd Party Services:

Mastering, Graphics, CDs/Dvds/Cassettes

Musicians' Desk Reference:

Musician Resources

GGR In The News

Interviews/Articles Featuring GGR

Available On Vinyl Now:

Luna Bewitched on Vinyl For The First Time Ever

Gotta Groove Archives