Awesome 5xCD box featuring collective releases from the 70s to the recent years by the Swedish legendary pioneer of free jazz and improvised music. Sven-Åke Johansson (Mariestad, Sweden, 1943) is a composer, a drummer, a poet, an author and also a visual artist. Longtime collaborator of the free improv scene back in the German sixties with Peter Kowald and Peter Brötzmann, furthermore with Manfred Schoof, Schlippenbach, Rüdiger Carl and Hans Reichel. He contributed to numerous exhibitions, publications and more than fourty recordings. He also produced radioplays for several German radio stations.
CD 1 recorded on 18.8.1988 at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse Berlin.
CD 2 recorded at Flöz Berlin 1976
CD 3 recorded on 14.6.2014 at Sowieso Berlin.
CD 4 recorded at SÅJ Studio Berlin on 220.127.116.110.
CD 5 recorded on 1. to 5.3.2013 Haus Ungarn Berlin.