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The New Abnormal
Jul 1, 2022 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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Flore Laurentienne Navigation IV N
Gagnon: Volume II RVNG Intl. 2022
The group Flore Laurentienne is led by Mathieu Pelletier-Gagnon. "Volume 1" was issued in 2019.
Set Break: over “The Glance Of A Glittering Stranger” by Bill Nelson
John McLaughlin & Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia Zakir
Remember Shakti (feat. Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia & Vikku Vinayakram) Universal Music Division Decca Records France 1999
Recorded on their 1997 tour of the UK, L. Shankar (violin) did not participate, so Hariprasad Chaurasia (bansuri) joined the group.
Kudsi Erguner Moonrise
Islam Blues ACT Music 2001
Kudsi Erguner comes from a family of Turkish musicians. He now lives and works in Paris as musician (Ney-flute), composer, musicologist, and teacher. On this release, he has assembled various traditional Turkish and multi-national jazz musicians.
In the Garden of Souls Narada 2000
Vas is Azam Ali (vocals, santur) and Greg Ellis (percussion). They released 4 records between 1997 and 2004. Azam Ali then formed the group Niyaz with Loga Ramin Torkian.
Set Break: over “Consolamentum” by Bill Nelson
Jaga Jazzist All I Know Is Tonight
What We Must Ninja Tune 2005
Jaga Jazzist is a 9-piece Norwegian band, blending jazz and post-rock and electronic music.
Guapo Obscure Knowledge III
Obscure Knowledge Cuneiform Records 2015
Founded in 1994, UK band Guapo is variously categorized as RIO/Avant Prog, sometimes Zeuhl, but they also have elements of post-rock. Obscure Knowledge is their most recent commercially released CD.
Their more recent work is only found on Bandcamp.
Steve Tibbetts Lochana
A Man About a Horse ECM Records 2002
Post-modern neo-primitive musician. His music combines elements of jazz, rock, and world music, with heavy use of studio manipulation.
Set Break: over “Ce N'est Pas Triste” by Zaar
Hatfield & The North Mumps: Your Majesty Is Like a Cream Doughnut (Quiet) / Lumps / Prenut / Your Majesty Is Like a Cream
The Rotters' Club EMI Catalogue 1975
Canterbury supergroup, active 1972-75.
Homunculus Res La salamandra
Andiamo in giro di notte e ci consumiamo nel fuoco AMS 2020
Founded in Palermo in 2013, Homunculus Res is aligned more with the Canterbury Scene than Rock Progressive Italiano.
This is their most recent CD (we go on a night tour and consume ourselves in the fire).
Isotope Golden Section
Illusion Esoteric 2011
Isotope was a jazz fusion band from the UK led by guitarist Gary Boyle, active 1973-77.
Set Break: over “Something Nice For My Dog” by Mark Isham
Magma Mëkanïk Zaïn (Live)
Live Hhaï Utopia 1975
Founded in France in 1969, Magma evolved their own subgenra of prog-rock: "Zeuhl".
Brand X Tito's Leg
Missing Period Gonzo Multimedia 1997
Brand X was founded by drummer/vocalist/songwriter Phil Collins, and was active mainly from 1975-1980.
Recorded prior to their debut "Unorthodox Behaviour", the tapes were buried in a box for years. Once rediscovered, the recordings were released in 1997. While the song titles look new, they are mostly versions of songs re-recorded for other LPs, differently named (for contractual reasons).
Set Break: over “Pastorale Vassant” by Jon Hassell
Autorickshaw Heavy Traffic
So the Journey Goes Tala-wallah Records 2006
Autorickshaw 🛺 is led by vocalist Suba Sankaran, daughter of Carnatic percussionist Trichy Sankaran.
They had 4 releases between 2003 and 2013, on Sankaran's "Tala-Wallah Records" label.
Akshara Music Ensemble ShaDJam
In Time Blue-Skinned Gods 2017
Akshara Music Ensemble brings together Indian-Amercian musicians from the NY-NJ area.
Alan Stivell Arvor-You
Back to Breizh Keltia III 2007
Alan Stivell is multi-instrumentalist and vocalist of Breton descent, born 6 January 1944 in Riom, Auvergne, France.
Set Break: over “Liquormania” by Mei Ri-qiang
Chon Sumerian Records 2019
Cheerful math-rock from San Diego.
Gyeongsu Zig?Warning N
Deficiency Gyeongsu 2021
Looks like this is the debut for Gyeongsu, who I think is from Korea.
Trey Gunn Arrakis
The Third Star (Reemastered) 7d Media 2011
Touch guitar player, associated with King Crimson 1994-2003.
David Sylvian Cafe Europa
Dead Bees On a Cake Virgin Records 1999
Probably the least dark of all the releases from Sylvian, made during the early, happy years of his marriage.
Lost in a Moment Six Degrees Records 2006
Shrift was Dennis Wheatley and Nina Miranda.
Sadly, just this one release from 2006.
Snarky Puppy Outlier
We Like It Here GroundUP Music LLC 2014
Big band from Texas, now based in Brooklyn.
Set Break: over “Sonanze: 7th Movement” by Roberto Cacciapaglia
The Muffin Men Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus
Playing The Music Of Frank Zappa: Mülm Muffin Records 1994
The Muffin Men are Frank Zappa devotees, based in the UK (I think).