John Surman ‎– Withholding Pattern

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Doxology 6:05
Changes Of Season 9:26
All Cat's Whiskers And Bee's Knees 2:55
Holding Pattern I 4:55
Skating On Thin Ice 4:50
The Snooper 2:00
Wildcat Blues 3:45
Holding Pattern II 8:18

Versions (4)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ECM 1295, 825 407-1 John Surman Withholding Pattern(LP, Album) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1295, 825 407-1 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
25MJ 3478 John Surman Withholding Pattern(LP, Album) ECM Records 25MJ 3478 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
ECM 1295, 825 407-2 John Surman Withholding Pattern(CD, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1295, 825 407-2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
ECM 1295, 825 407-2 John Surman Withholding Pattern(CD, Album, RP) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1295, 825 407-2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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September 11, 2013
referencing Withholding Pattern, CD, Album, RP, ECM 1295, 825 407-2
Review by Ron Wynn
A saxophone workout from '85 by outstanding British player John Surman. While solo sax can be extremely tiring, Surman mixes enough elements of rock, free, blues, and hard bop to keep the songs varied. His aggressive style, especially on baritone, keeps the energy level high.