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Memorize the Sky (Bauder / Wallace / Siegel): In Former Times (Clean Feed)

With a sound that fits in the ea-improv world, the acoustic trio of Matt Bauder, Zach Wallace and Aaron Siegel provides a fresh and unique voice in the world of free improvisation.
 

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UPC: 5609063001228

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF 122
Squidco Product Code: 10372

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded live on Friday April 27, 2007 at Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon 2007 in Ulrichsberg, Austria.


Personnel:

Matt Bauder-tenor saxaphone and clarinet

Zach Wallace-double bass

Aaron Siegel-snare drum, bass drum and vibraphone

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track listing:


1. Did I Tell You ? 14:34

2. The Sun Is Going Down 7:12

3. I Am The Founder Of This Place 7:52

4. Treat Me Like A Picture 11:31

5. In Former Times 3:47




Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Jazz
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Chicago Jazz & Improvisation
Trio Recordings
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"The music played by Matt Bauder, Zach Wallace and Aaron Siegel - the three sides of the group Memorize The Sky - is like a sudden cold dive on the sea in a very hot summer day. You can't get fresher ideas than these. The instrumentation is the typical one in acoustic improvised music, the reeds-double bass-percussion formula in hard bop, free jazz and free bop, but there's nothing typical in what this troupe usually does, even because sometimes they sound... electronic.

The motive may reside in the personal experiences of the three musicians coming from Michigan, very far from what's usually done in New York and Chicago, the two most important capitals of the American modern and avant-garde jazz ? they were or are presently involved, at the same time, with non-aligned rock bands and musicians like His Name Is Alive, Neil Michael Hagerty, Tara Jane O'Neil, Saturday Looks Good To Me and Low, and very well known experimentalists active in different fields, Anthony Braxton, Jim O'Rourke, Tony Conrad and Alvin Lucier, among others. They have also collaborated with the likes of Ken Vandermark, Rob Mazurek, Scott Rosenberg, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Greg Kelly and Jim Baker to name a few.

MTS engages in free music without the turbulent side of it, and usually with a chamber-like or an ambient (yes, with drones) approach, always with surprising developments. It's Bauder, Wallace and Siegel alone we find in "In Former Times", and what they do is more than enough to conclude that they're changing the frontiers of jazz. It happens again, and that signifies just one thing: the future of this music language is under construction. You can say that this fact is natural when we're dealing with a living art form as this is, but even so it's always remarkable."-Clean Feed



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Artist Biographies:

"Reedist and composer Matt Bauder draws upon jazz, free jazz, avant-garde, rock, and pop in his own music, as well as turning to literary and visual arts for inspiration. He studied at the University of North Texas and the University of Michigan where he earned a bachelor of fine arts in Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation. He then spent two active years on the vibrant Chicago music scene before attending Wesleyan University and receiving a masters' degree in composition under the guidance of the legendary Anthony Braxton and Alvin Lucier.

Now based in Brooklyn, Bauder is the leader of Day in Pictures, a creative jazz quintet; Paper Gardens, a chamber quartet; White Blue Yellow and Clouds, which is experimental Doo-Wop and R&B, and he is part of the collaborative trio Memorize the Sky. He has performed with Anthony Braxton, Bill Dixon, Fred Anderson, Roscoe Mitchell, Jeff Parker, The SEM Ensemble, Ken Vandermark, and Phil Minton, among others. As a sideperson he plays and records with Rob Mazurek, Harris Eisenstadt, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jason Ajemian, Neil Michael Hagerty, His Name is Alive, and Bill Brovald. His recordings as a leader and co-leader on 482 Music, Clean Feed and Eye & Ear Records have received wide critical acclaim."

-Jazz Right Now (https://jazzrightnow.com/artists/artists-alphabetical/bauder-matt/)
3/27/2017

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