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Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra: Galactic Parables: Volume 1

Read "Galactic Parables: Volume 1" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

In the past twelve-month period, composer, electronic artist and cornet virtuoso Rob Mazurek has lead on a half-dozen or so different releases. For the most part, each has featured different line ups and formations from solo efforts to large ensembles and each has garnered enough superlatives to tax the thesaurus. And yet again, Mazurek has raised ...

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Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra: Galactic Parables: Volume 1

Read "Galactic Parables: Volume 1" reviewed by Enrico Bettinello

Quello di Galactic Parables: Volume 1 è uno dei progetti più ambiziosi del “cosmo" (il termine è quanto mai pertinente) di Rob Mazurek.
Opera complessa e sfaccettata di argomento fantascientifico (i testi sono del poliedrico Damon Locks dei The Eternals), questo lavoro consente alla Exploding Star Orchestra di dare spazio a tutte le sue ...

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Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra: Matter Anti-Matter

Read "Matter Anti-Matter" reviewed by John Sharpe

When he was under contract with Arista in the 1970s, reedman Anthony Braxton discovered that he was able to slip under the rug the release of some of his less commercially viable works, such as the mammoth For Four Orchestras (1978), by alternating them with more traditional quartet material. While electro-acoustic composer and cornetist Rob Mazurek ...