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Richard Maxfield

Groundbreaking digital composer Richard Maxfield was created in Seattle in 1927. As a kid he researched piano and performed clarinet, even composing a symphony while still in senior high school. During the past due ’40s, he researched under composer Roger Periods and, after graduation, befriended famous brands Pierre Boulez and …

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György Kurtág

György Kurtág is among the more highly esteemed composers from the past due twentieth century. He’s not popular outside of European countries, writing little rather than prone to works of self-promotion. Many composers wouldn’t normally have been in a position to establish a profession this way. His hometown transformed hands …

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The Renga Ensemble

Between 2000 and 2012, Chicago clarinetist, composer, improviser, and bandleader Adam Falzone revealed an expansive artistic imagination on eight recordings released by his Allos Records label, including two albums by his Middle Eastern-informed Allos Musica group and three by his shimmery avant jazz quartet KLANG, but Falzone’s next task would …

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tētēma

Anthony Pateras can be an Australian musician and composer who functions in both acoustic and digital formats and has performed his use a number of the world’s leading contemporary classical ensembles and avant-garde music artists. Mike Patton is definitely an associate of such daring rock rings as Faith FORGET ABOUT, …

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The Cellar and Point

NY City-based septet the Cellar and Stage describe their music as “garage-chamber,” but that descriptor may not do justice towards the group’s wide-ranging meld of designs. The band’s co-leaders, drummer/manufacturer Joseph Branciforte and guitarist Christopher Botta, pull from electronica, contemporary classical structure, fusion jazz, avant-prog rock and roll, and ambient …

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Spinifex

Unpredictable Amsterdam-based innovative jazz ensemble Spinifex (named following a genus of Australian seaside grass) began like a feisty small big band in the mold of such Dutch outfits as We Compani, Willem Breuker Kollektief, and ICP Orchestra — specially the multifaceted contemporary composition side of these groups — having a …

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Edward Simon & Ensemble Venezuela

Often heard inside a piano-bass-drums trio setting, Edward Simon is a noted creative jazz and post-bop pianist whose performing and documenting career continues to be based in america since the later ’80s, however the music of Venezuela — the united states of his birth and preteen years — has generally …

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The Ocular Concern

Portland, Oregon-based creative jazz clothing the Ocular Concern began like a trio featuring Andrew Oliver (co-founder from the Portland Jazz Composers Outfit in 2007) on electric powered piano, Dan Duval on guitar, and Stephen Pancerev on drums. The group produced its documenting debut with an eponymously entitled EP — offering …

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Adrian Utley’s Guitar Orchestra

Portishead guitarist Adrian Utley, longer captivated by composer Terry Riley’s groundbreaking 1964 function of minimalism In C, formed his own group to be able to perform it in select occasions. Comprising 19 guitarists (including John Parish, Idea Forms, and Jim Barr), four organs, and a bass clarinet. They documented In …

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The Archestra

Belorussian avant-prog group Rational Diet plan was involved with various tasks and had issued 3 albums for the Italian AltrOck label — 2007’s Rational Diet plan, 2008’s AT THE JOB, and 2010’s On Phenomena and Existences — if they began fresh recording sessions in the beginning of 2011 in Brest, …

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