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Philipp Wachsmann

vn, *1944 UG
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Philipp John Paul Wachsmann

Phil Wachsmann (born 5 August 1944) is an African avant-garde jazz/jazz fusion violinist born in Kampala, Uganda, probably better known for having founded his own group Chamberpot. He has worked with many musicians in the free jazz idiom, including Tony Oxley, Fred van Hove, Barry Guy, Derek Bailey and Paul Rutherford, among many others. Wachsmann is especially known for playing within the electronica idiom.

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Quartet 1 on February Papers by Tony Oxley
The Way We Speak, Pt. 1 on The Way We Speak by Spaces Unfolding, Emil Karlsen & Philipp Wachsmann
The Re(de)fining Of Methods And Means on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton
From The Chalk Cliffs on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton
Leonardo's Spoon on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton
Choisya on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton
Shuffle on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton
Sounds of the Soil on February Papers by Tony Oxley
Shell on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton
Field 2 on Some Other Season by Philipp Wachsmann & Paul Lytton

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Reunion Live From Cafe OtoEvan Parker, John Russell, Ian Brighton, Philipp Wachsmann, Marcio Mattos, Trevor Taylor2017Album
A Trust In The Uncertain And A Willingness To Be ExposedPhilipp Wachsmann, Emil Strandberg, Sten Sandell, Patric Thorman2017Album
GarudaPhilipp Wachsmann, Lawrence Casserley2016Album
Imagined TimePhilipp Wachsmann, Paul Lytton2016Album
AlizarinPhilipp Wachsmann, Roger Turner2015Album
Berlin KinesisWTTF : Philipp Wachsmann, Roger Turner, Pat Thomas, Alexander Frangenheim2015Album
Gateway '97WTTF : Philipp Wachsmann, Roger Turner, Pat Thomas, Alexander Frangenheim2013Album
St. Cyprians 3Howard Riley, Philipp Wachsmann, Tony Wren2012Album
Free Zone Appleby 2006Philipp Wachsmann, Rudi Mahall, Aki Takase, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Evan Parker, Paul Rutherford, Paul Lovens2007Album
CINCCinc - Paul Lytton / Ken Vandermark / Philipp Wachsmann2006Album
Free Zone Appleby 2005Kenny Wheeler, Philipp Wachsmann, Evan Parker, Gerd Dudek, Paul Dunmall, Paul Rogers, John Edwards, Tony Marsh, Tony Levin2006Album
RefugiumExpanded Botanics : Philipp Wachsmann, Peter Ole Jørgensen, Jakob Riis2006Album
Pacific 2003Philipp Wachsmann / Martin Blume2005Album
Free Zone Appleby 2004Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Philipp Wachsmann, Joel Ryan2005Album
Free Zone Appleby 2003Tony Coe, John Edwards, Alan Hacker, Sylvia Hallett, Marcio Mattos, Evan Parker, Philipp Wachsmann, Kenny Wheeler2004Album
Startle The EchoesPhilipp Wachsmann / Matthew Hutchinson2004Album
Expanded BotanicsExpanded Botanics : Philipp Wachsmann, Peter Ole Jørgensen, Jakob Riis2004Album
ApparitionsStan Adler / Paul Chauncy / Jon Lloyd / Rob Palmer / Philipp Wachsmann2004Album
Refractions In AirPhilipp Wachsmann / Michael Bunce2003Album
888Evan Parker, Philipp Wachsmann, Hugh Davies, Eddie Prévost2003Album
Zero PlusAurora Josephson / Philipp Wachsmann / Jacob Lindsay / Damon Smith / Martin Blume2003Album
The NeedlesEvan Parker / Philipp Wachsmann / Teppo Hauta-aho2002Album
WazahugyPhilipp Wachsmann, Charlotte Hug, Ivar Grydeland & Ingar Zach2002Album
August StepsPhilipp Wachsmann2000Album
Some Other SeasonPhilipp Wachsmann / Paul Lytton1999Album
IcarusPhilipp Wachsmann, Roger Curphey, Mark Wastell, Carol Ann Jackson, Trevor Taylor1995Album
Eleven Years From YesterdayPhilipp Wachsmann, Pete Jacobsen, Ian Brighton, Marcio Mattos, Trevor Taylor1988Album
The Glider & The GrinderTony Oxley and Philipp Wachsmann1987Album
EllispontosPaul Lytton, Hans Schneider, Floros Floridis, Philipp Wachsmann1986Album
Writing In WaterPhilipp Wachsmann1985Album
Hello Brenda !Richard Beswick / Philipp Wachsmann1981Album
PISA 1980: Improvisors' SymposiumMaarten Altena / Derek Bailey / Barry Guy / George Lewis / Paul Lovens / Paul Lytton / Evan Parker / Paul Rutherford / Giancarlo Schiaffini / Philipp Wachsmann1981Album
For HarmHarry de Wit / Philipp Wachsmann1979Album
Improvisations Are Forever NowBarry Guy, Howard Riley, Philipp Wachsmann1978Album
Sparks Of The Desire MagnetoPhilipp Wachsmann, Richard Beswick, Tony Wren1977Album
ChamberpotRichard Beswick, Simon Mayo, Philipp Wachsmann, Tony Wren1976Album
ChathunaPhilipp WachsmannAlbum
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