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Universal Syncopations

Universal Syncopations
Studio album by Miroslav Vitous
Released 2003
Recorded 2002
Universal Syncopation Studios, Italy
March 2003
Rainbow Studios, Oslo
Genre Jazz
Length 53:32
Label ECM
ECM 1863
Producer Manfred Eicher
Miroslav Vitous chronology
Universal Syncopations
Universal Syncopations II

Universal Syncopations is an album by Czech bassist Miroslav Vitous recorded in 2003 and released on the ECM label.[1]


  • Reception 1
  • Track listing 2
  • Personnel 3
  • Chart performance 4
  • References 5


Thom Jurek of [2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Miroslav Vitous except as indicated.
  1. "Bamboo Forest" - 4:37
  2. "Univoyage" - 10:54
  3. "Tramp Blues" - 5:19
  4. "Faith Run" - 4:58
  5. "Sun Flower" - 7:21
  6. "Miro Bop" - 4:03
  7. "Beethoven" (Jan Garbarek, Vitous) - 7:18
  8. "Medium" (Jack DeJohnette, Vitous) - 5:09
  9. "Brazil Waves" (Garbarek, Vitous) - 4:26


Chart performance

Year Chart Position
2003 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 21[3]


  1. ^ ECM discography accessed October 14, 2011
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed October 14, 2011
  3. ^ "Universal Syncopations - Miroslav Vitous | Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
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