Alexander von Schlippenbach & Han Bennink
Curated by Han BenninkFriday
Alexander von Schlippenbach is the founder of the famous free jazz super-ensemble Globe Unity Orchestra, which at different points featured Peter Brötzmann, the late Jaki Liebezeit, Paul Rutherford and Willem Breuker. In 1988, he started the Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, venturing into orchestral jazz and experimental big band music. Von Schlippenbach also recorded the complete works of Thelonious Monk in 2005, released under the title ‘Monk’s Casino’.