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From Medieval to Live Evil: We're All Minimalists Now

Read "From Medieval to Live Evil: We're All Minimalists Now" reviewed by Kurt Ellenberger

A Brief History of the Minimalist Aesthetic Minimalism is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity."  Musically speaking, this translates to a few characteristics common to most pieces: Slow-moving or static harmony;Small number of repetitive and simple rhythmic figures;Use ...

Tamara Murphy

Tamara Murphy double bass/electric bass/composition/arranging Tamara Murphy is an Australian bassist and composer with over 20 years performing experience collaborating with other artists, running her own ensembles, and is continually in demand as a side-person. She started playing bass at age 14, and studied music improvisation and composition in Melbourne, Australia. She has toured around the world with a diverse range of groups from classical chamber orchestras to jazz, soul, experimental and pop groups. She has been composing throughout her performing career, writing for many ensembles, including her quintet Murphy’s Law and her new group, Spirograph Studies


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