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Content by tag "Crabid Music"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Zermos: The Last Night of August

Read "The Last Night of August" reviewed by Brad Glanden

August 31, 2006: Taking the concept of the impromptu recording session to an illogical extreme, pianist David Minnick summons pals Gary Robertson (alto sax) and Ryan Enderle (bass) to an “undisclosed location," where they shut off the lights and proceed to improvise. Playing together for the very first time, Zermos struggles to find meaning in the ...

The Sursiks: I Didn't Know I Was Singing

Read "I Didn't Know I Was Singing" reviewed by Brad Glanden

The musicality of human speech has been a point of interest for a number of composers, among them Schoenberg, Partch, and Jancek, but the craft of building compositions around carefully notated spoken word recordings remains ripe for exploration. Scott Johnson pioneered the technique with John Somebody, Steve Reich popularized it with Different Trains, and Rene Lussier ...