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Bozzio Preinfalk Machacek (BPM): Delete And Roll

Read "Delete And Roll" reviewed by Helmut Koch


The story of this unusual trio began in 1998, when master percussionist Terry Bozzio was invited to perform his “Chamber Works for Drum set, String Quartet and Woodwind Quintet" live in Vienna/Austria. Originally recorded using technology “enabling Terry to literally have an orchestra at his fingertips", the Viennese world premiere of these pieces took place on 26th August 1998 and featured live string and woodwind sections, for which two of Austria's finest musicians, Preinfalk and Machacek wrote scores.

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Mc Hacek: Featuring Ourselves

Read "Featuring Ourselves" reviewed by John W. Patterson


Think Ed Mann, think Zappa, think vibes, think Holdsworth and Henderson and especially so — please think pure zany fusion. Alex Machacek is guitars/programming, Tibor Kövesdi is bass/keys, Flip Philipp is awesome vibes/percussion and Harri Ganglberger make one seriously talented Austrian jazz fusion band. I hear Dave Samuels’ Gallery days, Ed Mann’s superb Get Up release. Things are always surprising here with violin, viola, and cello swooning in on “Liebe, Jazz Und Übermut”. They even acknowledge this track sounding like ...


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