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Urabe, Masayoshi

What Hasn't Come Here, COME!

Urabe, Masayoshi: What Hasn't Come Here, COME! (Relative Pitch)

An absolutely idiosyncratic style in performance, Japanese alto saxophonist Masayoshi Urabe, also on harmonica and voice, is heard in a single extended performance at Sakedelic Space Shuyukan in Shiga, Japan, as the listener experiences the performance through his playing, physical motion, aberrant racket, arduous utterance, and inexplicable moments of silence and sound.
 

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Masayoshi Urabe-alto saxophone, harmonica


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UPC: 5902249002034

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPRSS002
Squidco Product Code: 28417

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2019
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Sakedelic Space Shuyukan, in Oumi-Hachiman, Shiga, Japan, on August 5th, 2017.

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"Often compared to the late Kaoru Abe, Masayoshi Urabe's solo performances begin and end with silence. Out of the silence the harmonica slowly emerges, erupting into stabs of harmonica and gutteral cries which then give way to punctuated bursts of alto eventually retreating back into the equilibrium of silence."-Relative Pitch



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"Masayoshi Urabe (浦邊 雅祥 Urabe Masayoshi, born 1965) is a Japanese musician, best known for his intensely physical style of free improvisation on the alto saxophone and his deployment of long, laden silences. He has sometimes been compared to the late Japanese free jazz altoist Kaoru Abe.

He has played with many underground musicians in Japan, including Chie Mukai (Ché-SHIZU), Kan Mikami (Sanjah), Hiroshi Hasegawa (Astro, C.C.C.C.), Junko (Hijokaidan) and the psychedelic rock group Kousokuya. Recently he formed the group Sanjah, with folk singer Kan Mikami and drummer Toshi Ishizuka. He also performs with the Paris-based dancer Yukiko Nakamura."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masayoshi_Urabe)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. What Hasn't Come Here, Come! 55:57

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Asian Improvisation & Jazz
Recordings by or featuring Reed & Wind Players
Solo Artist Recordings

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