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Kahn, Jason: For Voice (Confront)

Two concert improvisations for unamplified voice recorded in Canberra, Australia at the 2015 SoundOut Festival and in Tokyo, Japan at the Kid Ailack Art Hall in 2014, using extended vocal techniques and leveraging the room acoustics and social space between Kahn and the audience.
 

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Label: Confront
Catalog ID: ccs 48
Squidco Product Code: 21154

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Cardboard Sleeve Sealed
Track 1 recorded at the Kid Ailack Hall, Tokyo, Japan, on May 9th, 2014.

Track 2 recorded at the SoundOut Festival, Canberra, Australia, on January 31st, 2015.

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Artist Biographies

" is a musician, artist and writer. He was born 1960 in New York and grew up in Los Angeles. He re-located to Europe in 1990 and is currently based in Zürich.

As an electronic musician, vocalist and drummer Kahn collaborates regularly with many musicians, both in improvised settings and in the context of graphical scores which he composes for specific groups.

Kahn has exhibited his installations in museums, galleries, art spaces and public sites internationally. These works focus on the idea of space: the conceptual and physical juncture points, its production and dissolution, and our relation to it as a political, social and environmental medium.

Kahn's other activities include sound pieces for radio, film, dance and theater. He has also designed numerous CD, LP and cassette covers. As a writer, his work has appeared in books, magazines and as liner notes to many audio publications.

Performing regularly around the world, Kahn has given concerts throughout Europe, North and South America, Australia, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey and South Africa.

In 2011 Kahn started the Editions imprint to publish his own recordings and writings."

-Jason Kahn Website (http://www.jasonkahn.net/biography/index.html)
5/15/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Kid Ailack 24:34

2. Soundout 23:33

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Improvised Music
Unusual Vocal Forms
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Australian Improvisers, Composers and Experimenters

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