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Brock Avery

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Bluezapalooza

Label: Cacophony
Released: 2021
Track listing: Circus Glee; Alligator In My Fridgerator; Sittin' In My Backyard; Treadmill; Fang; The Long Goodbye; My Torment; Anxious Manx; Anxiety; I'm Goin' Crazy.

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Songs For Tracy

Label: Cacophony
Released: 2021
Track listing: Flying; The Universal Sigh; Dreaminiscence; The Human Race; Be Sublime; Round and Round; The Knowing; The Visit; Take Me Away; Waiting; Simply Exist.

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Frank Macchia: Bluezapalooza

Read "Bluezapalooza" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Frank Macchia has recorded some serious sounds in his day. Landscapes (Cacophony, 2008), for instance, with The Prague Orchestra, was a sweeping masterpiece of an album which should have won him some sort of Aaron Copland Award (It was nominated for a Grammy). But the reedist-composer-arranger also has a fun side, with albums like 2012's Swamp ...

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Frank Macchia: Songs For Tracy

Read "Songs For Tracy" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Grammy-nominated, multi-woodwind instrumentalist-composer Frank Macchia was in an isolationist, COVID-19 state of mind when he came up with the blueprint for Songs For Tracy. Dog-walking during the quarantine time did the trick. He would, in these sojourns, write down ideas about his emotions and thoughts. The next step was writing the music for these lyrics.

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Rhythm Abstraction: Gold

Label: Cacophony
Released: 2020
Track listing: Compulsion; Inquisition; Complication; Anahata; Impatience; Momentum

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Rhythm Abstraction: Azure

Label: Cacophony
Released: 2020
Track listing: Echopraxia; Balinese Butterflies; Emma's Dilemma; Last Call; Madness!; Dreams of Salvadore Dali's Llama; Panoply.

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Rhythm Abstraction: Ruby

Label: Cacophony
Released: 2020
Track listing: Slither; Dogmented; Apparitions, Gerbil Juggling; Impending Doom, Acceleration; Hallucination.

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Article: Album Review

Frank Macchia / Brock Avery: Rhythm Abstraction: Ruby

Read "Rhythm Abstraction: Ruby" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Multi-instrumentalist Frank Macchia released his full length CD Rhythm Kaleidoscope (Cacophany Records) in 2018. The compositions were created over a foundation of Brock Avery's multi-layered improvised drum and percussion solos, with Macchia orchestrating a sea of woodwinds and synthesizer sounds, some brass and some prepared piano samples, resulting in a lush and feisty twenty-first century jazz-classical-fusion ...

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Frank Macchia / Brock Avery: Rhythm Abstraction: Gold

Read "Rhythm Abstraction: Gold" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Muli-reedist Frank Macchia and percussionist Brock Avery started 2020 with their release of Rhythm Abstraction: Azure (Cacophony), a follow-up to 2018's Rhythm Kaleidoscope (Cacophony), employing its predecessor's approach. Here's how it works. Avery lays down an improvised percussion foundation. Then Macchia steps in with just about every imaginable reed instrument to construct an elaborate orchestration—one step, ...


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