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Nick Millevoi

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Nick Millevoi, a young guitarist and composer of jny: Philadelphia, likes to surprise, as the sheer diversity of his project demonstrates. He has the innate curiosity of the best music explorers and is equally at ease composing for large ensembles as for small rock bands. As his bio aptly puts it, Nick Millevoi is a guitarist and composer whose music searches for the sonic cracks between jazz, rock and roll, noise, and modern composition. 1. Jeff Parker: ...

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Nick Millevoi: Desertion

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Hailing from Philadelphia, guitarist Nick Millevoi possesses a comprehensive music vernacular and has recorded albums with the band Many Arms for John Zorn's Tzadik label amid his collaborations with renowned jazz artists and affiliations with other groups. Indeed, he's an adventure seeker and experimentalist. The guitarist employs top-flight session/solo artists, keyboardist Jamie Saft and drummer Ches Smith to round out a tightknit coalition via a program largely erected on brooding thematic currents. Millevoi's crunching chords, off-center phrasings and ...


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