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Uros Spasojevic: Winter Tales

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On his previous release, Serbian electric bass guitarist Uros Spasojevic presented a set of solos and duets with pianist Bojan Marjanovic on V (Amp Music & Records, 2018). Here he uses his 5-string tenor bass with extensive electronic processing in real time to create a suite of soundscapes. The instrument is capable of traditional bass playing, but that is not the point of this music. In fact, it would be easy to listen to it without realizing that it is ...

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Uros Spasojevic/Bojan Marjanovic: V

Read "V" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Serbian electric bass guitarist Uros Spasojevic presents an intimate set of solos and duets with pianist Bojan Marjanovic. He plays an extended range instrument, frequently employing an approach more like a guitarist than a bassist--in terms of both timbre and register. Opener “North" is the first of three unaccompanied bass pieces. Beginning with volume-pedal swelled chords which are then looped, Spasojevic adds a spare, echoing solo part. In contrast “Senok" features Marjanovic's piano with a lyrical unaccompanied opening, ...


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