Solo bass from acoustic and electroacoustic artist JC Jones, a distillation of his language in free improvised music incorporating electronic sound and noise.
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Catalog ID: KCR 08
Squidco Product Code: 11440
Packaging: Jewel Tray
JC Jones-electroacoustic bass, live electronics
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1. Coming Live Episodes 9:17
2. Cut and Paste 18 Studio Short Episodes Which Can Be Listened to at Random 33:13
3. Going Live Episodes 9:22
sample the album:
"This solo bass album is a distillation of my language, the articulation of my voice on my instrument. It is free improvised music, focused on energy and the moment. This project incorporates electro-acoustic sounds and noises, groovy rhythmical games and sporadic forays into melody. There are no overdubs. My Lexicon machine is an inseparable companion, allowing me to freely experiment with electronic delays ranging from 0.5 second to 30 seconds.
Track 1 and 3 were recorded live in Jerusalem on June 28 2006 with dancer Julyen Hamilton, friend and "artiste toutes categories". More attentive ears may notice Julyen's brief vocalizing at the beginning of the last episode of track 2.This 19 minute performance was later edited in the studio and divided into two nine minutes segments.
On track 1, my bass tuning (G, D, A and E flat) precipitates a spontaneous interaction with the 5 note theme from the Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind".
Track 2 is composed of 18 shorter episodes, ranging from 40 seconds to two and a half minutes, all selected excerpts from previously recorded projects (August 2005 to August 2006). These events were cut and paste in the studio .Track 3 begins with the identical episode we hear at the end of track 1."-JC Jones, Kadima