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Pierre Vervloesem’s Grosso Modo

Belgian avant rock, jazz, and experimental guitarist Pierre Vervloesem (X-Legged Sally, Toned Earth Society) had many albums to his name — including DO-IT-YOURSELF (1994), Fi asc o (1996), and Chef-d’Oeuvre (1999) — when he assembled the exploratory prog music group Grosso Modo to record an eponymous album at Brussels’ Growing …

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Teun Verbruggen

Delivered in 1975, Teun Verbruggen offers emerged among the most intriguing drummers on Belgium’s avant jazz and creative improvisation picture, looking much beyond his country’s edges for collaborators. Verbruggen graduated from your Royal Conservatory of Brussels in 1999, as do Finnish pianist Alexi Tuomarila, as well as the drummer quickly …

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Alvin Singleton

Composer Alvin Singleton enjoyed many residencies in america through the 1980s, carrying out a sojourn of ten years abroad. From the center of the 10 years through 1988 he was composer in home using the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, consequently shifting to a posture as citizen composer at Spelman University from …

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Ask

The first hints at what would become Ask could be traced right down to the first ’80s, as Martin Archer (synthesizers, electronics, sopranino saxophone, amplified objects) and John Jasnoch (guitars, electronics) were both members from the British electric jazz band Bass Tone Trap. Sooner or later, Question comprised up to …

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Unknown Instructors

A self-described “punk-jazz-rock-experimental” group, Unknown Teachers match the legendary Minutemen tempo portion of bassist Mike Watt and drummer George Hurley with Saccharine Trust guitarist Joe Baiza and poet and saxophonist Dan McGuire within an inspired fight of hyper-advanced music wits. Released in 2005 by Smog Veil Information and featuring extra …

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The Julie Mittens

The Julie Mittens certainly are a brainy, hermetic experimental/post-rock trio made up of Aart-Jan Schakenbos, Michel van Dam, and Leo Fabriek. Frequently operating with out a label, the trio constructed a dedicated, nigh-on cultish group of fans on the effectiveness of a small number of basically titled, monitor list-free self-released …

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Kris Davis

As a innovator, collaborator, or sidewoman, Kris Davis has surfaced among the state-of-the-art and singular pianists on New York’s creative jazz picture from the 21st hundred years. Like the greatest innovative improvisers, Davis is usually highly disciplined in a manner that might get away the belief of informal jazz listeners, …

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Boris Malkovsky

Boris Malkovsky is a composer, pianist, and bayan (key accordion) player located in Israel. He released the amazing Time Petah-Tiqva recording on John Zorn’s Tzadik imprint in 2007. The piece, which mixes Jewish traditional styles and jazz improvisation with Gypsy and traditional motifs, was originally commissioned from the Tel Aviv …

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Tomas Fujiwara

Given birth to in Boston in 1977, Brooklyn-based drummer Tomas Fujiwara emerged through the early to mid-2000s like a valued sideman before forming his personal quintet, Tomas Fujiwara & the ATTACH, which gathered accolades for mixing influences such as for example Wayne Shorter, Taleb Kweli, and Me’Shell Ndegéocello using the …

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Mike Cooper

Influential British isles guitarist Mike Cooper is normally primarily seen as a folk-blues guitarist and singer/songwriter, though his wide variety of work can’t be so easily described. He’s also a celebrated improviser and digital musician. Furthermore, he creates audio installations and radio artwork; he’s a videographer, journalist, and music historian; …

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