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Saturation Point (album)

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Saturation Point
Live album by
Tim Berne's Bloodcount
Released1997
Recorded1997
St. Louis, Missouri
GenreJazz
Length52:47
LabelScrewgun
SC 70004
ProducerTim Berne
Tim Berne chronology
Discretion
(1997)
Saturation Point
(1997)
Ornery People
(1998)

Saturation Point is a live album by saxophonist Tim Berne's Bloodcount which was recorded in 1997 and released on Berne's Screwgun label.[1]

Reception

The AllMusic review by William York said "the album is every bit as strong as the group's earlier releases. What's more, the sound quality exceeds that of Bloodcount's other live Screwgun albums, and the performances, while still longer than ten minutes in each case, are a bit more concise than before... Berne's horn playing sounds especially ornery on this album, including some painful shrieks and scrapes that aren't usually part of his style. However, even taking this slight reservation (if one can call it that) into account, Saturation Point is recommendable to anyone interested in Berne's music and especially the Bloodcount quartet".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Tim Berne

  1. "Is That a Gap?" - 13:17
  2. "Screwgun" - 10:26
  3. "Snow White" - 14:24
  4. "The Opener" - 14:38

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Tim Berne discography, accessed October 13, 2014
  2. ^ a b York, W., Allmusic Review accessed October 14, 2014
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). London: Penguin. p. 122. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.
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