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PAK combines complex and shifting rock with improvisation in unexpected and wonderfully demanding ways, here in a band including Anthony Coleman, Tim Byrnes, Jerome Noetinger, &c.

Anderson, Ron
Secret Curve

Anderson, Ron: Secret Curve (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"Ron Anderson is a multi-instrumentalist intuitive music maker whose compositions, bands, collaborations and solo projects combine heavy rock intensity with improvisation and a level of compositional complexity rarely matched. For his third CD with his band PAK, he has avoided the electric guitar and orchestrated a rich and orchestral sound with keyboards, strings, horns and electronics. One of the most maddening releases he has ever created, Secret Curve is mind blower, and one of Ron's masterpieces. Featuring some of the best players out of the downtown scene, it is a brilliant new direction for this brave musical explorer who has worked with artists as diverse as Elliott Sharp, Sun City Girls, Otomo Yoshihide, James Chance and Haco."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397807926

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8079
Squidco Product Code: 14162

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded by Ross Bonadonna at Wombat Recording in Brooklyn.


Ron Anderson-bass guitar

Keith Abrams-drums, percussion

Tim Byrnes-trumpet, french horn, keyboards

Anthony Coleman-piano

Jerome Noetinger-electronics, tape manipulation

Eve Risser-piano, prepared piano

Tom Swafford-violin

Stefan Zeniuk-clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, bass saxophone, english horn

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Track Listing:

1. Overture 1:08

2. Let Me Tell You Something 6:29

3. Caffeine Static Rendezvous 3:24

4. No Future 2:30

5. Caro-Kann 9:40

6. Secret Curve 6:12

7. Mama's Little Anarchist 1:05

8. E4 Or D4 3:00

9. Trebuchet 4:58

10. Blinding Light 2:34

11. Kempelen's Automaton 5:17

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