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Michel Portal, John Surman, Barre Phillips, Stu Martin, Jean-Pierre Drouet
Alors !!!

Single FR on Futura Records label
Jazz (Free Jazz)

Extremely rare 7" version released by Futura at the same period as the album. According to Gérard Terronès, the version of the tracks "OO Bam Ba Deep" & "Undercurrent" are supposed to be slight different versions of the tracks that features on the album. Recorded on the same day as the LP Alors!!! but in another studio. If this is correct they went from one studio to another for recording two slightly different versions, only. On the back cover it is written that these two tracks are extracts from the LP. [John Surman is credited for alto saxophone, this is probably wrong - much more likely he's playing baritone saxophone, instead.]

        
Musicians
PortraitMichel Portal cl, *1935 FR
alto saxophone, bass clarinet, album by
PortraitJohn Surman ss, bs, bcl, *1944 GB
alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, album by, composed by
PortraitBarre Phillips b, cb, 1934-1959 US
contrabass, album by, composed by
PortraitStu Martin dr, 1938-1980 US
drums, album by
PortraitJean-Pierre Drouet perc, *1935 FR
percussion, album by
Producers
Gilles Coussine artwork, back cover drawing and insert
Avoine design, cover design
Gérard Terronès producer
Gilbert Préneron recorded by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1OO Bam Ba DeepMichel Portal, John Surman, Barre Phillips, Stu Martin, Jean-Pierre DrouetBarre Phillips5:20
2UndercurrentMichel Portal, John Surman, Barre Phillips, Stu Martin, Jean-Pierre DrouetJohn Surman5:30
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