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MMO-Ensemble: Any Day Now

Read "Any Day Now" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

MMO-Ensemble is the realization of Norwegian saxophonist/composer Martin Myhre Olsen's vision of a new 21st Century large improvising ensemble. The twelve-piece group (the largest version of the ensemble to date) includes horns, strings, a vocalist, and of course a rhythm section. The Ensemble's third project, Any Day Now is based upon texts by James Baldwin, Emily Dickinson and e.e. Cummings--which provide some of the structure of the music, as well as forming part of the collage (both spoken and sung). ...


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