Django Bates’ Beloved: The Study of Touch

On November 3, 2017, “ECM” label released “The Study of Touch”, the 14th Django Bates album. It was recorded in June 2016, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • Django Bates – piano
  • Petter Eldh – bass
  • Peter Bruun – drums
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Nadia F. Romanini – photography
  • Ainis Radzevicius – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Django Bates except where noted

  1. Sadness All the Way Down
  2. Giorgiantics
  3. Little Petherick
  4. Senza Bitterness
  5. We Are Not Lost, We Are Simply Finding Our Way
  6. This World – Iain Ballamy
  7. The Study of Touch
  8. Passport – Charlie Parker
  9. Slippage Street
  10. Peonies as Promised
  11. Happiness All the Way Up

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