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Fred Marty: Ondes Primitives: Improvised Solo Pieces for Double Bass

Read "Ondes Primitives: Improvised Solo Pieces for Double Bass" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


The debut album of French double bassist Fred Marty summarizes his musical experience and exploration through an entire spectrum, from classical interpretation to collaborative free improvisation. Marty employs the bass as an organic extension of his body, searching for an array of extended techniques that expand the instrument's timbral range. Each of nine pieces focuses on a distinct sonic property and acoustic palette, developing ideas in an intimate and usually patient manner, like a researcher who ...


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