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Neuser, Nikolaus / Carlos Quebrada: Toxicodendron Radicans (Creative Sources)

Recording in New York at the Omi International Arts Center in 2018, the duo of German trumpeter Nikolaus Neuser and Brazilian bassist Carlos Eduardo Quebrada Vasquez, Quebrada expanding his bass through electronics, capture an inventive and active set of dialogs, rich in technical skill and continually surprising through twists and turns; action-packed and inspired.
 

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Nikolaus Neuser-trumpet

Carlos Quebrada-electric bass


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UPC: 5609063405927

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs592
Squidco Product Code: 27601

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2019
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Omi International Arts Center, in Ghent, New York, in August 2018, by Carlos Quebrada.

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Recording in New York at the Omi International Arts Center in 2018, the duo of German trumpeter Nikolaus Neuser and Brazilian bassist Carlos Eduardo Quebrada Vasquez, Quebrada expanding his bass through electronics, capture an inventive and active set of dialogs, rich in technical skill and continually surprising through twists and turns; action-packed and inspired.


Artist Biographies

"Nikolaus Neuser (* 1972 in Siegen ) is a German jazzmusician ( trumpet, wing horn ).

Neuser studied from 1994 to 1998 at the Folkwang-Hochschule in Essen with Uli Beckerhoff. In 1999, he moved to Berlin, where he performed with the Hannes Zerbe Jazz Orchestra ( Eisleriana and Erlkönig ), the Berlin Jazz Orchestra, Pinx, the Potsdama Lotsa formation (with Gerhard Gschlößl, Patrick Braun, Silke Eberhard ), the Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin ( Ichigo Ichie, 2015) and works with The Alliteration. He also heads the Nikolaus Neuser, to whom Bernd Oezsevim, Gerhard Gschlößl, Johannes Fink and Silke Eberhard belong. In 2015 he presented the album Pink Elephant (Jazzwerkstatt). Since 2012 he belongs to the Fun Horns (with Volker Schlott, Falk Breitkreuz, Jörg Huke ). Cooperations with the German Foreign Office, the Goethe Institute and the DAAD enabled him to stay and tour in China, Thailand, Vietnam, North Africa, Lebanon, the USA, Saudi Arabia, Europe and Colombia 2007 at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá. [8th]

In the area of ​​pop music he is on albums of || Seeed, Peter Fox, Miss Platnum, 4hero, Pohlmann || Among others. He also worked with the Sonar Collective Orchestra and in the 2000s in the electronic jazz project Trondheym."

-Wikipedia (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolaus_Neuser)
7/10/2024

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"Carlos Eduardo Quebrada Vasquez is a Colombian musician Born in Bogotá and settled in Buenos aires since 2009, Quebrada has being a relevant figure in Argentinan and Colombian contemporary creative music and avant-jazz scene.

Bassist, composer and improviser, Quebrada has been able to build a voice in his music and performance through a deconstructed approach to the his instrument and to his musical language; the sonorous re-exploration of the electric bass, an non traditional approach crafted by his own history as a person of color, as an immigrant and as Latin American. The core of its sound is the search for an identity. Its music is built through relentless energy, rhythm from its most primitive and visceral expression. Improvisation and composition are the procedures used for the same purpose, the construction of his particular identity and space for expression.

As a composer, bass player, improvisor and curator in many productions that varies between musical ensambles, Filmscore for shortcuts and movies, sound design and composition for theater plays.

In 2015 he had won the award for the best musical composition for shortcuts in the international Bogota film festival ''Bogoshorts'' with the film Becerra. In 2018 he has being selected with other 13 musicians from all around the world to make part of ART OMI music residence in Hudson, NY. In may 2019 he was part of the #173 artist residence at Atlantic Centre for the arts, working along with master artist Annie gosfield, and composing a solo violin and electronics piece for the NYC violinist Pauline kim Harris.

As leader and composer of the group Sales de Baño he had released 3 albums in various labels, was awarded with the first prix for unpublished jazz album of the 'Fondo Nacional de las artes' (National Art resources entity of Argentina) in 2018 with the album 'Geometría del Vínculo. Performed in different jazz festivals and venues from latin America, including Buenos Aires jazz festival, ICPNA Jazz festival, Lima Jazz Festival and New music Festival of Montevideo. as a producer, side man or co-leader he had released more than 15 albums in Argentina, Colombia, Perú, Uruguay and Chile. Also composed pieces for contemporary ensambles as Scelci Dúo (Chile), Ensamble Fractura (Chile), Nicotina es primavera (Perú/Argentina) Cabeza de Termo ensamble (Argentina)

Collaborated with great musicians from all over the world such as Marta Gomez (Colombia/spain), Nicolás Ospina (Colombia), Nikolaus Neuser (Germany), Violeta García (Argentina), Nicolas del Aguila (Argentina) Weasel Walter (USA), Chris Pitsiokos (USA), Audrey Chen (USA/Berlin), Alan Courtis (Argentina), Brandon Seabrook (USA), María Mónica Gutierrez (Colombia), Andres Gualdrón (Colombia), Benjamin Calais (France), Bonnie Lander , Michael Evans, Samuel Weinberg (USA), Teté Leguía, Jorge Espinal, Camilo Angeles (Perú) among many others,

Currently co-direct the net label TVL REC, a record label with more than 15 albums published of experimental and new music of artist from Latin America and a monthly series of concerts since 2016 in Roseti one of the most significant venues in Buenos aires."

-Carlos Quebrada Website (http://carlosquebrada.com/)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Solidago 3:19

2. Erigeron 4:11

3. Silene 3:54

4. Lythrum 6:03

5. Eurybia 3:33

6. Centaurea 4:10

7. Verbascum 4:50

8. Cucumis 4:20

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Creative Sources
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Electro-Acoustic
Electro-Acoustic Improv
Duo Recordings
European Improvisation and Experimental Forms
South & Central American + Caribbean Improvisation

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