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Halvorson, Mary / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson: Sifter (Relative Pitch)

Presenting compositions from all three players, the NY-based trio of Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar) & Matt Wilson (drums) this exceptional trio play a stripped down, rocking blend of free form improvisation.
 

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UPC: 616892139942

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPR 1014
Squidco Product Code: 17525

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded on October 11th, 2011 by Matt Balitsaris at Maggie's Farm.


Personnel:

Mary Halvorson-guitar

Kirk Knuffke-cornet

Matt Wilson-drums

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track listing:


1. Cramps 3:36

2. Dainty Rubbish 3:34

3. Always Start 5:16

4. Absent Across Skies 4:33

5. Don Knotts 4:39

6. Original Blimp 4:20

7. Doughy 4:33

8. Free Jazz Economics 3:39

9. Back + Forth 4:53

10. Proper Motion 4:18

11. Forever Runs Slow In Cold Water 5:57

12. Vapor Rub 1:53

13. Utility Belt 3:46




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Presenting compositions from all three players, the NY-based trio of Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar) & Matt Wilson (drums) this collective trio play a stripped down, rocking blend of free form improvisation. The band find their history in the Matt Wilson Quartet & Topsy Turvy.


Artist Biographies:

"One of improvised music's most in-demand guitarists, Mary Halvorson has been active in New York since 2002, following jazz studies at Wesleyan University and the New School. Critics have called her "a singular talent" (Lloyd Sachs, JazzTimes), "NYC's least-predictable improviser" (Howard Mandel, City Arts), "one of the most exciting and original guitarists in jazz-or otherwise" (Steve Dollar, Wall Street Journal), and "one of today's most formidable bandleaders" (Francis Davis, Village Voice). The Philadelphia City Paper's Shaun Brady adds, "Halvorson has been steadily reshaping the sound of jazz guitar in recent years with her elastic, sometimes-fluid, sometimes-shredding, wholly unique style."

After three years of study with visionary composer and saxophonist Anthony Braxton, Ms. Halvorson became an active member of several of his bands, including his trio, septet and 12+1tet. To date, she appears on six of Mr. Braxton's recordings. Ms. Halvorson has also performed alongside iconic guitarist Marc Ribot, in his bands Sun Ship and The Young Philadelphians, and with the bassist Trevor Dunn in his Trio-Convulsant. Over the past decade she has worked with such diverse bandleaders as Tim Berne, Taylor Ho Bynum, Tomas Fujiwara, Ingrid Laubrock, Myra Melford, Jason Moran, Joe Morris, Tom Rainey and Mike Reed.

As a bandleader and composer, one of Ms. Halvorson's primary outlets is her longstanding trio, featuring bassist John Hébert and drummer Ches Smith. Since their 2008 debut album, Dragon's Head, the band has been recognized as a rising star jazz band by Downbeat Magazine for five consecutive years. Ms. Halvorson's quintet, which adds trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson and alto saxophonist Jon Irabagon to the trio, has released two critically acclaimed albums on the Firehouse 12 label: Saturn Sings and Bending Bridges. Most recently she has added two additional band members-tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and trombonist Jacob Garchik-to form a septet, featured on her 2013 release Illusionary Sea. Ms. Halvorson also co-leads a longstanding chamber-jazz duo with violist Jessica Pavone, the avant-rock band People and the collective ensembles Thumbscrew and Secret Keeper."

-Mary Halvorson Website (http://www.maryhalvorson.com/bio/)
4/25/2017

Other Releases With These Artists:
Halvorson, Mary Octet
Away With You
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Braxton, Anthony
3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]
(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records)
Halvorson, Mary
Meltframe
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Halvorson, Mary
Reverse Blue
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Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Cady, Jason
Happiness Is The Problem
(Lock Step Records)
Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa)
Echo Echo Mirror House
(Victo)
Halvorson, Mary
Bending Bridges [2 VINYL LPs]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins)
Hammered
(Clean Feed)
Halvorson / Evans / Walter
Mechanical Malfunction
(Thirsty Ear)
Morris, Joe
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]
(Riti Publishing)
Joy Mega
Forever is Something Inside You
(New Atlantis)
Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho
Apparent Distance
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Walter / Halvorson / Evans
Electric Fruit
(Thirsty Ear)
Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet
The Middle Picture
(Firehouse 12 Records)
MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding)
Fever Dream [VINYL]
(TAIGA)
Halvorson Trio, Mary
Dragon's Head
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Halvorson / Radding / Wooley
Crackleknob
(Hatology)
Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet
Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths
(Hatology)
Braxton, Anthony
Trio (Victoriaville) 2007
(Victo)
Braxton, Anthony
9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 [DVD]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
New York Underground Orchestra, The
Fragments
(Hopscotch Records)
Halvorson, Mary Octet
Away With You
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Dickey, Whit / Kirk Knuffke
Fierce Silence
(Clean Feed)
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo
Row for William O.
(Relative Pitch)
Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke
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(NoBusiness)
Halvorson, Mary
Reverse Blue
(Relative Pitch)
Gauci, Stephen / Kirk Knuffke / Ken Filiano
Chasing Tales
(Relative Pitch)
Wright, Jack
As If Anything Can Be The Same
(Relative Pitch)
ElSaffar, Amir
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(Pi Recordings)
Cady, Jason
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(Lock Step Records)
Lugerner, Steven
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(Primary Records / NoBusiness)
Lugerner, Steven
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(NoBusiness)
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Bending Bridges [2 VINYL LPs]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz
Elevated Vegetation
(FMR)
Halvorson / Evans / Walter
Mechanical Malfunction
(Thirsty Ear)
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(NoBusiness)
Knuffke, Kirk Trio
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(Clean Feed)
Halvorson Trio, Mary
Dragon's Head
(Firehouse 12 Records)
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Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love
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(ECM)
Fujii, Satoko Tobira
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(Libra)
Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran)
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Distel, Herbert
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(Hatology)
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Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre
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(NoBusiness)
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Braxton, Anthony
3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]
(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records)
Halvorson, Mary
Meltframe
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Bynum, Taylor Ho
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa)
Echo Echo Mirror House
(Victo)
Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins)
Hammered
(Clean Feed)
Morris, Joe
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]
(Riti Publishing)
Joy Mega
Forever is Something Inside You
(New Atlantis)
Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho
Apparent Distance
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Walter / Halvorson / Evans
Electric Fruit
(Thirsty Ear)
Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet
The Middle Picture
(Firehouse 12 Records)
MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding)
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(TAIGA)
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(Hatology)
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(Hatology)
Braxton, Anthony
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(Victo)
Braxton, Anthony
9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 [DVD]
(Firehouse 12 Records)
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Away With You
(Firehouse 12 Records)
Dickey, Whit / Kirk Knuffke
Fierce Silence
(Clean Feed)
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo
Row for William O.
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Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke
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Reverse Blue
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Chasing Tales
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Wright, Jack
As If Anything Can Be The Same
(Relative Pitch)
ElSaffar, Amir
Alchemy
(Pi Recordings)
Cady, Jason
Happiness Is The Problem
(Lock Step Records)
Lugerner, Steven
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