AB BAARS

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Saxophonist-clarinetist Ab Baars (Magrette, Zeeuws Vlaanderen, 21 November 1955) is a mainstay in a number of important groups from the Dutch improvisation scene, like the Guus Janssen Septet, the Theo Loevendie Quintet, the Instant Composers Pool, the Corkestra and ensembles led by his partner, violist-composer Ig Henneman. The Ab Baars Trio is the main outlet for his work as a band leader and composer. Although he initially plays the soprano and baritone saxophones as well, he concentrates on the tenor saxophone and clarinet. For the latter instrument he consults the American clarinetist John Carter, who helps him to fully master the instrument, and to further develop his idiosyncratic sound. Tonal color and solo structuring are the two main weapons in his musical arsenal. He therefore has a preference for horn players exploring the extremes of tuning and coloring, like the American saxophonists Von Freeman and Albert Ayler. Since a number read more...
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AB BAARS Ab Baars & Terrie Ex : Hef album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars & Terrie Ex : Hef
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
AB BAARS Duo Ab Baars / Ig Henneman ‎: Stof album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duo Ab Baars / Ig Henneman ‎: Stof
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007
AB BAARS Baars / Kneer / Elgart : Give No Quarter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Baars / Kneer / Elgart : Give No Quarter
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
AB BAARS Ab Baars & Terrie Ex  :  Shifting Sands album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars & Terrie Ex : Shifting Sands
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2017
AB BAARS Solo : And She Speaks | A Collection Of Ballads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo : And She Speaks | A Collection Of Ballads
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018
AB BAARS Duo Baars-Henneman  :  Canzoni di Primavera album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duo Baars-Henneman : Canzoni di Primavera
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018
AB BAARS Fish-Scale Sunrise (Ab Baars / Kaja Draksler / Joe Williamson) : No Queen Rises album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fish-Scale Sunrise (Ab Baars / Kaja Draksler / Joe Williamson) : No Queen Rises
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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AB BAARS Ab Baars + Trebbel ‎: Carrousel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars + Trebbel ‎: Carrousel
Avant-Garde Jazz 1984
AB BAARS Krang album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Krang
Avant-Garde Jazz 1990
AB BAARS 3900 Carol Court album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
3900 Carol Court
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
AB BAARS Sprok album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sprok
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
AB BAARS Verderame album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Verderame
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
AB BAARS A Free Step: The Music Of John Carter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Free Step: The Music Of John Carter
Avant-Garde Jazz 1999
AB BAARS Ab Baars Trio + Roswell Rudd ‎: Four album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars Trio + Roswell Rudd ‎: Four
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
AB BAARS Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs
Avant-Garde Jazz 2001
AB BAARS Ab Baars / Mariëtte Rouppe Van Der Voort ‎: Veer And Haul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars / Mariëtte Rouppe Van Der Voort ‎: Veer And Haul
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
AB BAARS Party At The Bimhuis - 10 Years Ab Baars Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Party At The Bimhuis - 10 Years Ab Baars Trio
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
AB BAARS Kinda Dukish album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kinda Dukish
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
AB BAARS Ab Baars Trio & Ken Vandermark ‎: Goofy June Bug album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars Trio & Ken Vandermark ‎: Goofy June Bug
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008
AB BAARS Baars  / Henneman  / Mengelberg : Sliptong album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Baars / Henneman / Mengelberg : Sliptong
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009
AB BAARS Time To Do My Lions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Time To Do My Lions
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
AB BAARS Ab Baars / Meinrad Kneer : Windfall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars / Meinrad Kneer : Windfall
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
AB BAARS Ab Baars, Ken Vandermark, Paal Nilssen-Love : Double Tandem - Ox album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars, Ken Vandermark, Paal Nilssen-Love : Double Tandem - Ox
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
AB BAARS Baars/Vandermark/Nilssen-Love : Double Tandem - Cement album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Baars/Vandermark/Nilssen-Love : Double Tandem - Cement
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012
AB BAARS Duo Baars-Henneman : Autumn Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duo Baars-Henneman : Autumn Songs
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
AB BAARS Ab Baars Trio & NY Guests ‎: Invisible Blow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars Trio & NY Guests ‎: Invisible Blow
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
AB BAARS Slate Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Slate Blue
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
AB BAARS Ab Baars & Zlatko Kaučič : Canvas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars & Zlatko Kaučič : Canvas
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
AB BAARS Perch Hen Brock & Rainy - Live @ The Jazz Happening Tampere album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Perch Hen Brock & Rainy - Live @ The Jazz Happening Tampere
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
AB BAARS Duo Baars Henneman & Dave Burrell : Trandans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duo Baars Henneman & Dave Burrell : Trandans
Avant-Garde Jazz 2017
AB BAARS Baars / Kneer / Elgart : Live at Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf 2012 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Baars / Kneer / Elgart : Live at Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf 2012
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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AB BAARS Ab Baars Trio ‎– 20 Years 1991 - 2011 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ab Baars Trio ‎– 20 Years 1991 - 2011
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011

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