Brand new release from Chicago Native Ben LaMar Gay. – cornet, voice, organ, balafon, synths, temple blocks, programming, manipulations, percussion, cítara, bass synth, triangle, pandeiro, beatbox, kick drum, things. He says... Open Arms to Open Us is full of rhythm or information that will assist my young folk in dealing with the repetition of things that aim to harm them or stunt their holistic progression. The title is a suggestion of a body movement that is used in many spiritual practices and is also a gesture that represents a type of understanding that leads to touch or a hug. The music is for dancing, reflecting, celebrating, bellowing, bawling, stimulation, focus and deciphering messages from loved ones here and beyond. It was the space in between the sound of my great grandfather’s hammer that made me understand that, no matter what, We Gon Win.
Lucier died 12/1/21 age 90. Lucier walks onto a stage, alone, sits in a chair & attaches nodes to his head. He amplifies the sound of his brain waves out onto a set of percussion instruments. He died this past Wed, Dec 1 at age 90.
In Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen (1848–1874), Nibelung denotes a dwarf, or perhaps a specific race of dwarfs. The term Nibelung (German) or Niflung (Old Norse) is a personal or clan name with several competing and contradictory uses in Germanic heroic legend. It has an unclear etymology, but is often connected to the root nebel, meaning mist
Project of Wolfgang Pollanz. Hans-Joachim Roedelius is a German electronic musician and composer, best known as a co-founder of the influential 'kosmische' groups Cluster and Harmonia. He also performed in the ambient jazz trio Aquarello.
Classically trained from the age of 9, Kerrod has had a vibrant and varied career as a freelancer in New York City. She has played principal harp with top orchestras and performed with elite chamber groups, contemporary music ensembles, and pop superstars like Anohni, Rufus Wainwright and Kanye West. But although she consistently worked at a very high level, these opportunities failed to provide an outlet for her own creative voice. Pandemic-time provided that opporunity.
Taken from recordings 1970–2001. Featured in the the 6 hour documentary series "Get Back." It runs during the scenes shot in 1969 when Harrison leaves the band before being persuaded by Ringo, John, and Paul to return.
San Franciscan Custer is a proliic composer, arranger, group leader, clarinestist and all round innovator original from Buffalo NY. She attended SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music and lived in an old farm house with a bunch of other musicians including her boyfriend Hal who played the bass. She played principal clarinet in the orchestra under Dick Stevens, studied with Marlene Pauley (St. Paul Chamber Orchestra) and, for graduate studies, Elsa Ludwig at the University of Minnesota.
Stewart is a little known musician from Philadelphia who was influential in the local avante garde circuit. He espoused radical notions about what it meant to be a musician -- someone, he said that _should be more than a person who plays an instrument...The capstone of being a creative musician: the organization of sounds, under some formal combination of elements he or she choses to define as musical. He was a versitile player, a known figure in jazz circles of the early 60s, and broke ranks with the scene to explore his own independent ideas. This is the only offical recording of his work (he discouraged trying to capture a live musical experience). It's taken from a live WXPN radio broadcast. With Stewart: Chris Fass (bass), Ed Watkins (perc), Lamar Prince (drums), Joanne Saltzman (flute & vocals), Jeffrey Reed (reeds), Clarence Bradley (trumpet), Charles Townsend (strings)