A surprisingly lyrical yet sparse session from the NY trio of Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar, Tim Barnes on percussion, and Masafumi Ezaki on trumpet, using their instruments in unusual and extended ways.
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Catalog ID: qb19
Squidco Product Code: 2869
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Recorded at Cafe Futuro, in Osaka, Japan during the Winter of 2003.
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A surprisingly lyrical yet sparse session from the NY trio of Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar, Tim BarnesĘon percussion, and Masafumi Ezaki on trumpet, using their instruments in unusual and extended ways.
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"Tetuzi Akiyama (Akiyama Tetsuji) (born 13 April 1964) is a Japanese guitarist, violinist, and instrument-maker. Akiyama formed the improvisation group Madhar in 1987, and the classical ensemble Hikyo String Quintet in 1994 (which also included Taku Sugimoto on cello). In 1995, Akiyama and Sugimoto formed a guitar duo, and played at venues in New York City, Chicago, and Detroit. During this time, Akiyama was also a member of Keiji Haino's Nijiumu outfit. Akiyama also formed Sutekina Tea Time (a duo with Takashi Matsuoka) and Mongoose (a trio with Taku Sugimoto and Utah Kawasaki).
In 1998 Akiyama began organising a monthly concert series, The Improvisation Meeting, with Toshimaru Nakamura. In December 2006 he began a regular duo with Hervé Boghossian (France), they toured in Europe (France, Portugal, Switzerland, England) several times in 2007 (in May, October & December) & also played in Tokyo during Hervé Boghossian Japanese tour in August/September 2008. In 2009 he worked with David Sylvian."-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetuzi_Akiyama)
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"Tim Barnes is an internationally-known percussionist, electronic musician, and recording producer/engineer who has played and recorded with Sonic Youth, Wilco, Body/Head, Jim O'Rourke, Silver Jews, Neil Michael Hagerty and the Howling Hex, The Tower Recordings, The For Carnation, and MV+EE, as well as being featured in countless multiple other settings, from jazz-influenced free-improvisation to full-on rock n' roll. He is the Artistic Director of DREAMLAND, and also runs the newly-revived Quakebasket record label (best known for its mid-1990s archival releases of solo work by Angus MacLise, poet and original drummer for the Velvet Underground). A California native, Tim moved to Louisville, Kentucky in 2007 from his longtime musical base, New York City."-The Other Side of Life (https://othersideoflife.wordpress.com/tag/tim-barnes/)
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