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Magda Mayas - Jim Denley: Tempe Jetz

Read "Tempe Jetz" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Magda Mayas (Germany) performs on a 1970s manufactured clavinet with reedman Jim Denley (Australia), augmented by their use of field recordings, as they pay homage to a “marginalized corner" of Sydney, Australia on this experimental and irrefutably adventurous improv fest. Yet I wouldn't be so bold to suggest that this is easy listening but for the most part, it's relatively subdued. The duo projects organic minimalism amid the sounds of nature and bizarre tone poems that move forward ...


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