I've been listening to the music of ECM since I was 22, fresh out of art school. It all started with a chance finding of an album which I saw on display in a record shop. The design of the cover was very distinctive and on a whim I bought it. The album was Dança Das Cabeças by Egberto Gismonti.
It has been a huge influence on my own music and still is.
“ECM – a Cultural Archaeology” is an exhibition on the incredible musical legacy which started in1969 and is still going strong.