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Chadbourne, Eugene: The Pioneers (Chadula)

In 1977 Doc Chad recorded these sessions with saxophonist Philip Johnston and drummer Steve Moses playing Chadbourne originals plus one tune from Billy Strayhorn; intriguing and informed free improvisation.
 

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Label: Chadula
Catalog ID: chadPioneer
Squidco Product Code: 15580

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: CDR in a cardboard sleeve with Dr. Chad's unique packaging
Recorded in September 1977.


Personnel:

Eugene Chadbourne

Philip Johnston

Steve Moses

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track listing:


1. Keep It To Yourself 5:30

2. The Immortal Dr. Cheeb 9:19

3. There's No Place Like Home 0:53

4. The Clam 10:15

5. One Room Too Far Way 9:01

6. Johnny Come Lately 13:57

7. Bodimino 13:06

8. The Immortal Dr. Cheeb 15:00




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"Philip Johnston has come up with an old recording that I have mastered and readied for release, our trio from 1977 with Steve Moses on drums. This trio played one gig! For which we practiced more than 12 hours. Lots of interesting old tunes of mine that were never otherwise recorded. The name of the CD is "The Pioneers" --Doc Chad, Philip Johnston (Microscopic), Steve Moses (Alice Donut, etc)"-Doc Chad


Artist Biographies:

"A seemingly endless -- and endlessly eclectic -- series of releases made the innovative guitarist Eugene Chadbourne one of the underground community's most well-known and well-regarded eccentrics. Born January 4, 1954 in Mount Vernon, NY, Chadbourne was raised in Boulder, CO, by his mother, a refugee of the Nazi death camps. At the age of 11, the Beatles inspired him to learn guitar; later exposure to Jimi Hendrix prompted him to begin experimenting with distortion pedals and fuzzboxes. Ultimately, however, he became dissatisfied with the conventions of rock and pop, and traded in his electric guitar for an acoustic one, on which he began to learn to play bottleneck blues.

Perhaps Chadbourne's most significant formative discovery was jazz; initially drawn to John Coltrane and Roland Kirk, he later became an acolyte of the avant excursions of Derek Bailey and Anthony Braxton. Despite the huge influence music exerted over his life, however, Chadbourne first studied to become a journalist, but his career was derailed when he fled to Canada rather than fight in Vietnam; only President Jimmy Carter's declaration of amnesty for conscientious objectors allowed the vociferously left-wing Chadbourne to return to the U.S. in 1976, at which time he plunged headlong into the New York downtown music scene. After releasing his 1976 debut, Solo Acoustic Guitar, he began collaborating on purely improvisational music with the visionary saxophonist John Zorn and the acclaimed guitarist Henry Kaiser.

Quickly, Chadbourne carved out a singular style, comprised of equal parts protest music, free improvisation, and avant-garde jazz, topped off with his absurd, squeaky vocals. A complete list of Chadbourne's countless subsequent collaborations and genre workouts is far too lengthy and detailed to exhaustively document, although in the early '80s he garnered some of his first significant attention as the frontman of Shockabilly, a demented rockabilly revisionist outfit which also featured the well-known producer Kramer. Following the group's breakup, Chadbourne turned to his own idiosyncratic brand of country and folk, accurately dubbed LSD C&W on a 1987 release, the same year he joined the members of Camper Van Beethoven for a one-off covers project. In addition, he recorded with artists ranging from Fred Frith and Elliott Sharp to Evan Johns and Jimmy Carl Black, the original drummer in the Mothers of Invention; in between, he continued exploring unique styles inspired by music from the four corners of the globe, all the while issuing a seemingly innumerable string of records, most of them on his own Parachute label."

-All Music (http://www.allmusic.com/artist/eugene-chadbourne-mn0000172925/biography)
4/19/2017

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