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Skordatura PunkJazz Ensemble: How To Chase A Minute In One Second

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"What's in a name?" Juliet asked in that play by William Shakespeare, “that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." True. But a band's name does provide a clue to its music. The Belgian band Skordatura PunkJazz Ensemble chose an amalgamation of jazz, cross tuning, and punk as its sobriquet. Their debut How To Chase A Minute In One Second draws not so much from the 1970s punk rock tradition of expression ...