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Steve Heather-drums, electronics

Dan Peter Sundland-electric bass

Antonis Anissegos-piano

Philipp Gropper-tenor saxophone


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UPC: 5609063403312

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs331
Squidco Product Code: 23863

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded in Studio H2, Funkhaus Berlin, Germany, on September 11th and 12th, 2014, by Marco Birkner.n

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Artist Biographies

"Steve Heather (Composer/Performer/Musician) is a freelance musician (drums, percussion, electronics) and composer, performance and installation maker based in Berlin. Born in Melbourne and studied percussion/improvisation at the Victoria College of the Arts and performance art at Das Arts/Amsterdam.

Steve Heather's current music projects/bands vary from avant guard, free jazz to noise, drone rock and prog fitness disco include: STIFF LEATHER, TUB, NEU TRAINERS, THE STILL, BOOKLET, MRS CONCEPTION, RAFT, SHELTER, THE PEELED EYE and ASHES. Steve was the co founder of the Amsterdam based electo acoustic music series, Kraak Geluiden and is also is the co-founder of the new media/ performance group SXS ENTERPRISE with Siegmar Zacharias and Xander De Boer.

As sound designer, composer and performer, Steve Heather works regularly in the fields of dance, theatre, film new media, performance and has worked with The Netherlands Dance Theatre, Sandra Parker Dance, Scapino Ballet, Ivana Müller, United Sorry and Dansgroep Amsterdam.

He performs regularly at European Festivals with performances, among others, at Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin) Haus Der Berliner Festspiele (Berlin), BRUT (Vienna), Grand Theatre (Gronigen), Sophiensaele (Berlin) and Volksbuhne (Berlin). Steve Heather has undertaken numerous artistic residencies in institutes such as Les Bains (Brussels), sophiensaele (Berlin), Steim (Amsterdam), STUK (Leuven), Grand Theatre (Gronigen), Dance House (Melbourne)."

-Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/steve-heather)
6/12/2024

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"Dan Peter Sundland is a unique electric bass player and composer active in the jazz and improvising scenes in Norway and Berlin. His playing is set apart by his expressive, wide ranging playing techniques, including cello-like bowing and a varied palette of percussive colours.

His discography includes compositional work for his own eleven-piece Elevenette, the Berlin based improvising quartet Home Stretch and sideman work and collective groups including Lina Allemano's Ohrenschmaus, Simon Kanzler's hardcore opera and singer-songwriter Port Almond.

Dan Peter was born in Oslo, Norway, 15th July, 1986, and grew up in a village outside Trondheim, Norway called Børsa.He started playing bass at age 14, and studied with bass players Andreas Bergsland and Mattis Kleppen.He attended the jazz department of Sund Folk College 2005-06 and attained a bachelors degree in performing jazz at the jazz department of NTNU Music Institute in Trondheim in 2010.A European Jazz Masters degree (EUJAM) at the jazz department of NTNU Music Institute in Trondheim with exchange to Berlin Jazz Institute (Spring 2012) and Rytmisk Musikkonservatorium in Copenhagen (Fall 2012) followed in 2013.

Teachers include Bjørn Alterhaug, Mattis Kleppen, Ole Morten Vågan, Mats Eilertsen, Michael F. Duch and Tor Haugerud.

Member of Midt-Norsk Ungdomsstorband (Middle-Norwegian Youth Big Band) 2004-2006. Member of big band S. Møller 2009-2010.

Lead Trondheim Improvisation Orchestra together with Peder Simonsen 2009-2010.

Received Geir Digernes memorial award in 2012 and Sparebank1 Jazz Talent Award 2013.

Nominated for ECHO Jazz Newcomer of the year 2017 with Clara Haberkamp trio.

Has been featured with musicians including Jim Black, John Hollenbeck, Axel Dörner, Tobias Delius, Hans Hulbækmo, Hanna Paulsberg, Eirik Hegdal, John Pål Inderberg and Tor Haugerud."

-Dan Peter Sundland Website (https://www.danpetersundland.com/bio.html)
6/12/2024

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"Antonis Anissegos, based since 1998 in Berlin, is working as a composer, pianist (interpreter/improviser) and electronic musician (alias "unu"). His current projects are: Trio IAMA (w/ Jannis Anissegos, Maria Anissegou), Grix (w/ Floros Floridis, Yorgos Dimitriadis), ΣΩΜΑ (w/ Thymios Atzakas), best before unu (w/ bestbefore), ddaA (w/ Oliver Steidle), Card Castle (w/ Mike Majkowski, Christian Marien), NPC (w/ Oliver Potratz, Ivars Arutyunyan).

Collaboration with the Berliner Ensemble (2018), the Neuköllner Oper (2017), Novoflot (2017) and the theatre ensemble "Werkgruppe 2" in Braunschweig (2015). Since 2015 a frequent guest of the Ensemble Adapter. Since 2014 member of Dine Doneff's "Lost Anthropology" and Silke Eberhard's "Potsa Lotsa Plus". In 2013, concerts with Gebhard Ullmann's "Berlin Suite" and a Japan Tour with ΣΩΜΑ & Shoji Hano. In 2012 he performed with the Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss the solo part of Ali N. Askin's prepared piano concerto. Since 2012 he is participating at the New Music Days in Ulm. He is a member of the European Music Project & Ensemble Junge Musik and he has worked for many years together with the violinist Julius Schwahn, the violinist Biliana Voutchkova and the cellist Maria Magdalena Wiesmaier. Member of the dance ensemble "adLibdances" (Katerina Papageorgiou aka Kat Vàlastur, 2007-2011). Since 2006 he is performing together with the butoh-dancer Yuko Kaseki as duo KAYA with many appearances in Germany, Switzerland and Greece. Their common dance-music piece "Umbra" in collaboration with the Theater Thikwa received many performances in 2009/10. Together with the video artist Erika Matsunami he presented in Kyoto Art Center (Japan) a workshop and the performance "rasenjou no jikan / deflection" (April 2005). Their duo OIO worked together till 2009 with performances in Berlin (Transmediale, Haus der Kulturen der Welt), Wuppertal, Venice (Biennale), Seoul (Exis Festival), Barcelona. Many concerts with the Taner Akyol Trio, the Kemal Dinc Ensemble and various projects with Nicolas Simion and Jürgen Grözinger over the last decade. Since the summer of 2006 he is holding an Improvisation Workshop at the Music Village in Agios Lavrentios in Greece.

His Amoebas- and Lynx-recordings were awarded the "Studio Prize 2001 & 2005" from the Berlin Senat. In autumn 2002 he was also awarded the "Composition 2002" from the Berlin Senat for "Stirrings Still", a work for chamber ensemble and voice, based on the last text by S. Beckett. In march 2003, his Berliner band was invited for concerts at the Tongyeong-International-Musicfestival in South Korea. In 2000, Mr. Anissegos won 1st price in the Neuköllner Oper Berlin Composition Competition, which uncluded a commission for a full length chamber opera with 15 performances ("Hundeherz", by M. Bulgakow).

He began studying the piano at the age of 7. In 1991, he received his Diploma in Piano Performance at State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (class of Eleni Xenariou). He continued piano (A. Laszlo) and composition (G. Orban) studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest, Hungary. In 1991-93 he collaborated with Manos Hadjidakis, who also offered him commissions for new compositions. From 1992 to 1995, he studied composition (K. Schwertzig) in Vienna and in Cologne (K. Meyer) from 1995 to 1997. During this time he studied also jazz piano with John Taylor. He received his compotition diploma in 1997, and continued post-graduate studied (W. Zimmermann) at the Berlin Academy (UdK), where he received his degree in 2002. Within the student period he took part in master classes by György Ligeti, Zoltan Kocsis, Imre Rohnmann, Pierre Laurent-Aimard, György Kurtag and Lev Vlassenko.

His solo-, chamber-, orchester- and theatermusic-compositions where performed among others by Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Mosaik, Ensemble Cornucopia, Ensemble Piandaemonium, Ensemble DissonArt, Ensemble LUX:NM, State Orchestra of Thessaloniki, Colour Orchestra of Athens, Magdeburgische Philharmonie, Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Brasov, Württembergische Philharmonie and Youth Orchestra of Thüringen.

Concerts in Europe, Asia & America. Record releases of music by John Cage ("Time-Length Pieces", Gligg records, 2012 & "Time-Length Pieces" on Wergo, 2014). He appears on over 40 recordings mainly in the field of contemporary creative music."

-Antonis Anissegos Website (http://www.enstase.com/)
6/12/2024

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"Philipp Gropper (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, composition) was born in Berlin in 1978. He began to play the saxophone at the age of seven.

Gropper studied the jazz saxophone at the UDK Berlin and played with the concert section of Bujazzo for two years under Peter Herbolzheimer. He has since been busy as a freelance sax player and composer, dedicating most of his time to developing his musical ideas.In 2003, he started the trio HYPERACTIVE KID with Ronny Graupe and Christian Lillinger, and in 2012 founded the quartet PHILM with Elias Stemeseder, Robert Landfermann and Oliver Steidle. In 2013 - exploring yet again a completely different field of music - he initiated TAU, an electric acoustic group with Philipp Zoubek, Petter Eldh and Moritz Baumgärtner.

Concerts with these bands and others have brought Gropper to over 40 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America. He has had the honour of sharing a stage with wonderful musicians such as Rudi Mahal, Ralph Towner, Jim Black, Bobby McFerrin, Kresten Osgood, Tobias Delius, Clayton Thomas, Nasheet Waits, Pablo Held, Olaf Rupp, Ceylan Ertem, Matthias Schriefl, John Schröder, Maria Joao, Paulo Cardoso, James Knapp, Kaja Drachsler, Kit Downes, Dan Nicholls, Günter Baby Sommer, Håvard Wiik, Axel Dörner, Mat Maneri, Matthew Herbert, DJ IllVibe, Ibadet Ramadani, Peter Evans and many others.

As a sideman he plays with Wanja Slavin's Lotus Eaters, Pablo Held's Glow, Oli Steidle & The Killing Popes, Home Stretch, European Movement Jazz Orchester and some more.Gropper has recorded more than 50 albums and has been awarded several prizes. He has been a member of the Jazzkollektiv Berlin since 2009."

-Philipp Gropper Website (http://philippgropper.com/#/bio)
6/12/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Situated 2:40

2. Two Of A Kind 5:05

3. Superachromat 6:11

4. Tumbleweed Interlude 1 0:43

5. Instruments Of Indefinite Pitch 5:22

6. Kind Of A Two 4:24

7. Tumbleweed Interlude 2 1:19

8. Glacial 5:40

9. Precipiece 5:00

10. Time Out Corner 4:10

11. Drafty Interlude 0:49

12. Instruments Of Indefinite Pitch 5:12

13. Situation 5:17

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