Alan Holsworth’s film Leverscan 97 to be released on March 12

ALKUSEN ’97, the latest in Alan Holdsworth’s ongoing series of classic live recordings, will be released on March 12 by Manifesto Records.

The guitar duplex CD / DVD set was beautifully presented on 16 October 1997 at the Leverkusen Jazzetz Festival in Germany. The package provides audio and video copies of the 11 songs that were recorded and filmed for German television. High quality audio and video have already been digitally re-recorded from the original tape.

Holdsworth was assisted by longtime drummer and collaborator Chad Walkman and bassist Dave Carpenter for the performance. Walkman also wrote written notes for the group based on his personal memories of Hallsworth and playing for Carpenter on the 1997 European tour.

Wackerman wrote, “Allen wrote great music that defies classification.” “It is beautiful, strong, harmonically rich, rhythmically fun with creative song forms. Still very emotional. “The drummer, who had a musical relationship with Hollsworth in 1982, was also interviewed for his contribution to the written notes, which revealed Hollesworth’s career in 1997 and his role in the performance of Leverkusen, Alan Holsworth Manning Bartlett, The untrue Allan, who heads the influential Facebook group, is Holsworth.

LEVERKUSEN ’97 follows the previous three releases in the Alan Holdsworth Live CD / DVD series LAP IN JAPAN 1984, SUMMER JAZZ DAYS ’98 and FRANKFURT ’86, which were accepted as Hollsworth’s fanatical fan base.

The music and legacy of guitar Holsworth has been adopted over the years by ax-throwers, from Eddie van Halen and Joe Satrani to Frank Zappa and Tom Morello. It was Van Hallan, who caught Holsworth’s attention for British-born Warner Bros. Records, while Zappa once called him “one of the world’s most interesting guitarists”.

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LEVERKUSEN ’97 begins with The Sixteen Men of Ten, the lead track of the popular 2000 Hallsworth album, and includes three other tracks that would later appear in this studio set: “0247”, “Up and Down” And “Texas”. “Water is also included.” On the brain pundit. II, originally released on the EP Road Games in 1983, as well as Proto-Cosmos, Alan Pasqua Houldsworth debuted with the famous drummer Tony Williams’ set, The New Tony Williams Lifetime, which was part of the Holsdove Live Kit Has become an integral part.

“The atmosphere on stage was amazing and I’m really glad it was charming,” Wackerman wrote. I hope you enjoy watching it [and listening to] Show as much as we played! “”

Other Alan Holdsworth albums available through Manifesto Records include IOU, Road Games, Metal Fatag, Atavachron, Sand, Secrets, Wardenkleife Tower, Hard Hat Area, None Too Soon, The Sixteen Men of Ten, Flat Tire and Then! And Eidolon: Alan Holsworth Group.

LEVERKUSEN ’97 Trace List

CD
1. Sixteen Men of Tyne
2. Look at the mirror
3. up and down
4. Water on brain Pt.II
5. Area
6. Although the article
7. Mark’s letter
8. 0274
9. Texas
10. Mirror House
11. Proto-Cosmos

DVD
1- Sixteen Men of Tin
2. Look at the mirror
3. up and down
4. Water on brain Pt.II
5. Area
6. Although the article
7. Mark’s letter
8. 0274
9. Texas
10. Mirror House
11. Proto-Cosmos

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