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Peter Brötzmann Awarded The Albert Mangelsdorff Prize

Peter Brötzmann is being honoured with a German jazz prize for his life's work in the free jazz scene. The award will be given after a performance by Full Blast Trio (Brötzmann with electric bassist Marino Pliakas and whirling dervish drummer Michael Wertümller) at the Akademie der Künste Berlin, 18 September. Further information here in German only.