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Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas): Live At The Underground Water Reservoir (NoBusiness)

Using the natural resonance of the Liepkalnis underground water reservoir in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Katarsis4 saxophone quartet of Arminas Bizys, Algirdas Janonis, Danielius Pancerovas and Kazimieras Jusinskas merge free improvisation, both melodic and through extended tetechniques, with composed forms and folk music, capturing this extended work of beguiling and powerful music.
 

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Arminas Bizys-alto saxophone, baritone saxophone

Algirdas Janonis-alto saxophone, hornpipe

Danielius Pancerovas-baritone saxophone, alto saxophone

Kazimieras Jusinskas-soprano saxophone, alto saxophone



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Label: NoBusiness
Catalog ID: NBCD 130
Squidco Product Code: 30441

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2020
Country: Lithuania
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded live at Liepkalnis underground water reservoir, in Vilnius, Lithuania, on September 21st, 2019.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"Their music moves between structurally free improvisation, which makes it sound each time differently, as well as academic music and the motives of Lithuanian folk music. The saxophone quartet creatively presents the instrument itself - extending the use of saxophone by unusual methods. Also, the quartet not only uses extended techniques for extracting saxophone sounds but also objects from a daily basis."-NoBusiness

Also available on vinyl LP.

Artist Biographies

"Arminas Bižys is a Lithuanian saxophonist known for the groups Brave Noises, Dziazlaif, and Katarsis4."

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/6000143-Arminas-Bi%C5%BEys)
7/10/2024

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"Algirdas Janonis is a Lithuanian saxophonist, known for the gruops Katarsis4, and Uprising Tree."

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/6084041-Algirdas-Janonis)
7/10/2024

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"Danielius Pancerovas-Baritone saxophone (Lithuania)

Danielius Pancerovas (born in 1995) is a saxophonist and composer based in Vilnius, Lithuania. Danielius is currently a member of many diff erent jazz, impro and rock bands, such as "Džiazlaif", "Katarsis4", "Ojibo Afrobeat" and experimental rock quintet "Arklio Galia". He has performed with Steff en Schorn, Mats Gustafsson, Hanna Paulsberg, Jori Huhtala, Mia Marlen Berg, Niclas Bardeleben and Naoko Sakata. At present, he is studying jazz saxophone at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in Vilnius."

-EuroRadio Jazz Orchestra website (https://www.ebu.ch/files/live/sites/ebu/files/Events/Radio/EJO/OE1_Euroradio%20Jazz%20programm%2019.pdf)
7/10/2024

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"Kazimieras Jušinskas is a Lithuanian saxophonist, known for the bands Brave Noises, Dziazlaif, and the saxophone quartet Katarsis4."

-Squidco 7/10/2024

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Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Quartet Recordings
Recordings Utilizing the Natural Resonance of a Space

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