MCPHEE, JOE AND BRYAN EUBANKS - My Undocumented Alien Clarinet
What constitutes an unidentified sighting, the rarely heard alien" clarinet playing of Joe McPhee and the ineffable electronics of Bryan Eubanks? Penultimate Press present My Undocumented Alien Clarinet: a strange sensual addition to the ever inquisitive McPhee canon. My Undocumented Alien Clarinet is a beguiling document of a performance held at Alternative Books, Kingston, New York, Sunday, August 6, 2006 under the auspices of the Pauline Oliveros Foundations New Vanguard Series. My Undocumented Alien Clarinet captures a unique intimate improvisation exploring the outer reaches of the form. Joe McPhee, (b.1939 USA) is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, improviser, conceptualist and theoretician. He has collaborated with Pauline Oliveros, Graham Lambkin, Peter Brötzmann, Evan Parker, Raymond Boni, among many others. With a career spanning nearly 50 years and over 100 recordings, he continues to tour internationally, forge new connections and reach for musics outer limits. "His magical take on avant-garde sax remains one of the wonders of the scene. He still has one of the most beautiful tones on the planet, even when hes reaching for jazzs outer limits" --Time Out, New York. Bryan Eubanks (b. 1977, USA) is a musician composing electronic and acoustic works for small ensembles, solo instruments, and custom generative software; improvising in collaboration; and working with acoustic holography, a stereophonic recording and diffusion technique. Personnel: Joe McPhee - B-flat and E-flat alto clarinet, Roland MC202 Micro Composer synthesizer; Bryan Eubanks - Open-circuit electronics (sinetones). Artwork by Jerry Starpoli; Liner notes by Joe McPhee; In memory of Jerry Starpoli. Edition of 499." - Penutimate Press.
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