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OM ‎– Kirikuki (1976, Japo Records)


Media NM
Sleeve VG (scratch on top right of the sleeve but looks VG+)

Format : LP
Cat N° : JAPO ST60012
Style : Contemporary Jazz, Jazz-Rock, Free Improvisation

OM, a quartet based in Lucerne, skillfully blended rock and free improv to perfection. The group consists of guitarist Christy Doran, along with fellow countrymen Urs Leimgruber on reeds, Bobby Burri on bass, and Fredy Studer on drums. Their debut album for the JAPO label showcases Doran’s compositional talent. While all four albums are part of ECM’s 2006 retrospective, this release is an excellent introduction to OM’s distinct nocturnal sound. Leimgruber’s melodic prowess shines on tracks like “Holly,” featuring his oboe-like soprano and Doran’s industrial touches. “Hommage à Mme. Stirnmaa” stands out with a powerful tenor solo, an intense percussion showcase by Studer, and a captivating underwater raga, making it a true masterpiece. Exploring OM’s complete discography is a must for anyone seeking extraordinary musical experiences.

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A1 – Holly
A2 – Lips
A3 – Karpfenteich
B1 – Hommage À Mme. Stirnimaa
B2 – Sykia

Weight 0,23 kg