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Maikotron Unit

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Effugit

Label: Jazz from Rant
Released: 2012
Track listing: Liberum; Sous la Canopee; Animae Fugienti; Forever; Luwak Sedang Makan; Sawah; Lagu Ora; Panique; Effugit; Requiem; Tortor Tellus; Lorem Ipsum; Spelunca Aproteles; Suara Ular Naga; Jakur; Paradoxe.

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Maikotron Unit: Effugit

Read "Effugit" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


The maïkotron, invented by multi-instrumentalist Michel Côté, is a woodwind instrument played with the reed and mouthpiece of a saxophone and is made up of trumpet valves, the bell of a cornet and parts of a clarinet and euphonium. The unusual makeup is not only an indicator of Côté's resourcefulness, but of the trio itself, which ...

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Maikotron Unit: Ex-Voto

Read "Ex-Voto" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


The maïkotron is the cornerstone for the music of the Maïkotron Unit. It's an odd looking instrument with its valves and keys, but is capable of producing the microtones which are perfect for the music of this trio. Ex-Voto, its seventh album, was inspired by the paintings of drummer Michel Lambert. His art also gives the ...


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