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A unique collective jazz album drawing on science and math in 5 improvised works from the New York quintet of Daniel Carter on alto & tenor sax, clarinet and trumpet, Demian Richardson on trumpet, Matthew Putman on piano, Dave Moss on upright bass, and Federico Ughi on drums, in a limited edition LP with a download code; superlative playing in rich layers of interaction.
 

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Daniel Carter-tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet

Demian Richardson-trumpet

Matthew Putman-piano

David Moss-upright bass

Federico Ughi-drums


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UPC: 616892048862

Label: 577 Records
Catalog ID: 5780
Squidco Product Code: 31954

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2009
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Case
Recorded at Doghouse Studio in Brooklyn, New York, on January 30th, 2009.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"The Gowanus Recordings are the embodiment of the 577 approach. Featuring some of Free Jazz's most established musicians, it covers a wide range of musical ideas, creating a dynamic atmosphere of kinetic interplay. Song titles are scientific terminology which are described in the liner notes, and also felt in the playing and listening of the music. The Gowanus Recordings are meant to extend the reach of Free Jazz by incorporating classical and scientific ideas, while enlightening the listener."-577 Records


Artist Biographies

"Daniel Carter (born December 28, 1945, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American experimental saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet player active mainly in New York City since the early 1970s.

Carter is a prolific performer and has recorded or performed with William Parker, Federico Ughi, DJ Logic, Thurston Moore, Yo La Tengo, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Sonic Youth, scientist/musician Matthew Putman, Cooper-Moore, Sam Rivers, David S. Ware, Yoko Ono, Living Colour, Medensky Martin and Wood and Jaco Pastorius among others. He is a member of the cooperative free jazz groups TEST and Other Dimensions In Music."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/danielcarter/)
6/19/2024

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"Demian Richardson, a native of New York, is a classically-trained trumpet player. He started playing trumpet at the age of eight and attended New England Conservatory of Music. Since then he has been in demand as a jazz instrumentalist and has been touring, recording and performing in jazz, blues, soul, hardcore and hip-hop settings. He has performed with many distinguished artists, including Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, Jimmy Giuffre, Joe Maneri, Ran Blake, Allen Ginsberg, Lester Bowie, Philip Wilson, William Parker, Daniel Carter, Ed Schuller, John Blum, Dennis Charles, and the band Fishbone."

-Jamendo Music (https://www.jamendo.com/artist/364830/demian-richardson)
6/19/2024

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"Matthew Putman is a musician, scientist, producer and author currently living in Brooklyn, NY with his wife Marine and two children. He is a Researcher at Columbia University, and the founder and CEO of the company Nanotronics Imaging. His area of scientific focus includes advanced materials, and nanosystems. He teaches courses on new unique ways to use nanoparticles in polymers for the creation of flexible electronics, bio-scaffolds, flexible solar panels and other cutting edge areas of material science. Nanotronics Imaging is a growing business in high resolution Imaging company that is currently providing unique process control and research tools for the semiconductor industry as well as life sciences.

As a musician he has received acclaim from for his first album "Perennial" which was released in August 2008, and the quintet called "The Gowanus Recordings." Matthew is an inventor who holds patents in several areas including a new microscope with extremely high resolution. He has co-authored technical papers, and received the American Chemical Society Best Paper Award. He was an owner of the technology company Tech Pro which was purchased by Roper Industries in 2008. Matthew is a published poet, whose book "Magnificent Chaos" has just been published and is available.

Matthew has worked as a music, theatre and film producer. In the 1990's he produced a monthly series of readings of new works at Lincoln Center. He also worked with playwrights such as Israel Horovitz whom he managed the Gloucester Stage Company with in 2000. Matthew was a producer of the off-Broadway play "Perdita", by Pierre-Marc Diennet, with his wife Marine which played at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row. Matthew and Marine have also worked together as Associate Producers of the award winning film "Definition of Insanity". Matthew is an Executive Board Member of The Montauk Observatory, and a founding benefactor and advisor of the "World Science Festival". He is also an Artist in Residence for Imagine Science. Matthew is recently an adviser for the not-for profit The Cure Is Now. Matthew is an adviser and investor in Plexus Entertainment Group, a leader in online movie distribution.

Currently Matthew is working an affordable test for cervical cancer to be used in Sub Saharan Africa. He is also composing a ballet based on the life of Kurt Godel."

-Matthew Putman Website (http://www.matthewcputman.com/?section=news)
6/19/2024

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"David Moss: Drumming and singing have shaped his musical life.First, his father's drum-set, Bertoia sound sculptures, duos with dancer Steve Paxton.

Later, singing: at Berlin Philharmonie, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Salzburg Festival.

2018/19: received the German Music Authors Prize for experimental voice; sang in Olga Neuwirth's opera, Lost Highway (Yuval Sharon, director); sang Frank Zappa's music at the Venice Biennale; visited Taipei, Seattle and Bogota with Heiner Goebbels' Surrogate Cities; worked with video artist Lillevan.

Moss received Guggenheim and DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Fellowships. He directs the Institute for Living Voice (and teaches).

In 2019 he made his debut at the ElbPhilharmonie, Hamburg as the baritone soloist in Xenakis ÄIS; with the Rundfunk-SymphonieOrchester Berlin under Peter Rundel

Moss has sung works by Luciano Berio, Carla Bley, Uri Caine, Johann & Richard Strauss, Gershwin, Neuwirth, Oehring, Bach and Coltrane. He is currently touring with the groove-trio Denseland, and with a solo program, Vox Paradiso.

Moss lives in Berlin, Germany."

-David Moss Website (https://www.davidmossmusic.com/bio/)
6/19/2024

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"Federico Ughi is a drummer and composer based in New York. Federico Ughi's music infuses the New York avant-garde sound with a sense of melody inspired by the Italian classical and folk traditions of his childhood in Rome. Ornette Coleman has been a major influence for Federico as well as a mentor.

Born in Rome, Italy Federico relocated to London at age 21 to play music, from there moving to New York in 2000 again to play music. He has been based in Brooklyn, NY ever since.

He has performed or recorded with Daniel Carter, William Parker, The Cinematic Orchestra, Blue Foundation among others. Federico Ughi has performed throughout Italy, the UK, France, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, Lithuania, China, Mexico, Canada and the US."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/federicoughi/)
6/19/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Entangled 13:31

2. Mirror Neurons 9:00

3. Singularity 6:21

4. Fractal 5:56

5. Out Of The Ether 10:29

6. Planck 9:54

7. Trichromacy 9:50

8. Introductions 6:26

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