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The New Abnormal
Mar 31, 2023 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ
Exploring multiple facets of jazz-adjacent prog-rock, edgy fusion, Canterbury, Zeuhl, Rock-In-Opposition, avant-prog, Rock Progressivo Italiano, world music, ambient, anything virtuosic.
David Sylvian Come Morning (feat. David Sylvian)
Everything & Nothing UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2000
The original version of this song was issued by Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni, on the "Marco Polo" LP in 1995.
Set Break: over “Mountain Morning” by Collin Walcott
Canzoniere Del Lazio Poeta & Mogadishu
Miradas Cramps Records 1977
Canzoniere Del Lazio was founded in Rome, Italy in 1972, and disbanded in 1978. They were considered one of the most important progressive folk bands in Italy during the seventies. Their fourth album "Miradas" was produced AREA guitarist Paolo Tofani.
Dirk Mont Campbell Shen Nong's Miracle Herbs
Music From a Round Tower East Side Digital 1997
Born "Hugo Martin Montgomery Campbell" in 1950 in Ismailia, Egypt, he moved to England with his family in 1962. He was a member of Canterbury group "Egg" in the 1970s. Afterwards, he has been composing mainly scores for movies, television and commercials.
Djivan Gasparyan & Michael Brook Fallen Star
Black Rock Real World Records 1998
Djivan Gasparyan (1928-2021) was an Armenian duduk player. Michael Brook is a guitarist and producer from Canada.
Set Break: over “Toltec Spring” by Ozric Tentacles
Theo Croker SOMETHIN' (feat. Ego Ella May & Jeff Parker) [Extended Take] N
BY THE WAY - EP Masterworks 2023
Theodore Lee Croker (born 18 July 1985), is a jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader from Leesburg, Florida.
Susheela Raman Sarasa
Love Trap Narada 2003
Born in London UK in 1973, Susheela Raman's family is from Tamil Nadu, India. She grew up in Australia, where she had traditional training in Carnatic classical music of south India. With her partner, guitarist/producer Sam Mills, she reinterprets these 200 year old compositions and presents them in a modern style. "Sarasa" was composed by Thyagaraja (1767-1847).
Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga Muniache (Leave Me Alone)
Ujumbe Virunga Records 2001
Samba Mapangala, born in 1955 in Matadi, Bas Zaire. He is one of the many artists who left Zaire to look for new audiences in East Africa, mainly Kenya and Tanzania.
Farah Siraj Heik il Dinya
Dunya Farah Siraj 2014
Farah Siraj was born in Amman Jordan. She has lived in Jordan, Spain, England, and the USA. Bandcamp Her compositions blend middle eastern music, flamenco, jazz, bossa and pop influences.
Cocteau Twins Eperdu
Milk & Kisses EMI 1995
Scottish post-punk/ethereal/dream pop band formed in 1981 in Grangemouth, Falkirk and disbanded in 1997.
Set Break: over “Water Music” by K. Leimer
Emergency Group Inspection of Cruelty Part 2 N
Inspection of Cruelty s/r 2023
Brooklyn based freejazzrockfusionjamband. Bandcamp
Oceansize Home & Minor
Home & Minor Superball Music 2009
Oceansize is a space-rock post-rock band founded in Manchester UK in 1998, disbanded in 2011.
Nik Bärtsch's Ronin Modul 48
Llyrìa ECM Records 2010
Nik Bärtsch's Ronin play a contemporary jazz mixed with math rock and minimalism. Bandcamp
Set Break: over “Initiation of the Heart's Desire” by Bill Nelson
Alters Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams
Mild Fonografika 2013
Alters was formed in Poland in 2001. Bandcamp
Pochakaite Malko ハレルヤ
LAYA ツチノコ・レーベル 2004
Pochakaita Malko is a Japanese band who emerged from Tokyo in August 1996. The name they took is Bulgarian for "just a minute", and they play a Zeuhl influenced avant-prog.
Set Break: over “Isis looks for Osiris” by Soliman Gamil
Alco Frisbass Les cartes vivantes
Le bateleur Fading Records 2018
Alco Frisbass formed in France in 2013, and fuse jazz, Canterbury and symphonic prog elements.
ANTIQUE SEEKING NUNS Earthsong (with One Sugar)
Mild Profundities (an Initial Bursting) Tfs Recordings 2002
"Antique Seeking Nuns" were founded in Oxfordshire, UK in 2001 and disbanded in 2009. Their music is influenced by Frank Zappa, Hatfield And The North as well as Aphex Twin, Tortoise, and The Flaming Lips. Bandcamp
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Pazop Can It Be Sin
Psychillis of a Lunatic Genius Musea 1973
Belgian group Pazop was heavily influenced by Zappa and modern classical composers.
Set Break: over “Big Catherine, Little Catherine” by Cliff Martinez, from Narc
Les insurgés de Romilly Dur et Doux 2015
"ni" are an instrumental avant-prog/math rock band from Bourg-en-Bresse, France. Bandcamp
(cover probably inspired by Hieronymus Bosch)
Zach Phillips Carry the One (feat. Sarah Smith)
Feed A Pigeon, Breed A Rat La Loi 2021
Zach Phillips is a songwriter / bandleader from NYC; with Fievel Is Glauque, Blanche Blanche Blanche, and Perfect Angels. Bandcamp
Rational Diet Dear Kontrabandist
At Work Altrock 2008
Rational Diet has existed since the late 1990s in Belarus. They have an unusual mix of styles and sounds: Chamber music, rock, theatre and improvisation. Influences: Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Part, Ives, Henry Cow, Univers Zero, Present, Debile Menthol.
Miriodor Bolide Débile (Dare Devil)
Avanti! Cuneiform Records 2009
Canadian group founded 1980 in Quebec City, and still active.
Set Break: over “Scratchings On The Bible Belt” by Rain Tree Crow 𓄿 (which is actually Japan)
Teddy Baxter Tinseltown Rebellion
Unmatched Evangelio 2 Tribute A Zappa V/A Hall Of Fame 1997
Teddy Baxter is a bassist, and records mainly with Luis González aka Caballero Reynaldo Bandcamp (on Hall Of Fame Records) in Spain.
One of the many Spanish tributes to Zappa issued on Hall of Fame Records.