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Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri: Two Men Walking (Leo)


The second collaboration between saxophonist Ivo Pereleman and violist Mat Maneri, pairing two single-melody instruments in a melding of sound, technique and personalities that captivates in exceptional unison and counterpoint playing.
 

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UPC: 5024792069620

Label: Leo
Catalog ID: LEO 696
Squidco Product Code: 19137

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Jewel Case
Recorded at Systems Two, in Brooklyn New York, in October 2013 by Maz Ross.


Personnel:

Ivo Perelman-tenor saxophone

Mat Maneri-viola

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track listing:


1. Part 1 6:03

2. Part 2 4:04

3. Part 3 5:56

4. Part 4 1:33

5. Part 5 7:04

6. Part 6 2:21

7. Part 7 4:32

8. Part 8 3:51

9. Part 9 8:15

10. Part 10 3:56





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Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Duo Recordings
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descriptions, reviews, &c.

"If you watched enough Warner Brothers cartoons back in the day, then you are predisposed to appreciate the chamber jazz improvisations cooked up by Ivo Perelman's tenor saxophone and Mat Maneri's viola. Just like the soundtrack to Yosemite Sam's attempts to tiptoe up to a seemingly unsuspecting Bugs Bunny, the music here paints an aural picture show. Their's is a seriously whimsical ten-part cartoon improvisation set.

Perelman and Maneri recorded together once before, for the soundtrack to the Brazilian film A Violent Dose Of Anything (Leo Records, 2013) with pianist Matthew Shipp. in May of 2013. The two found a mutual bailiwick and returned in October to create these spontaneous pieces. Admirers of Perelman's duo work, be it with Shipp, guitarist Joe Morris, or various drummers such as Brian Wilson, Jay Rosen, or Gerry Hemingway, will find less of the push-and-pull in those other discs. With Maneri, the music is more accommodating, with a concerted effort to create a narrative.

Like Perelman, who began on the cello, Maneri's early classical training gave way to improvisation and new music. He forms a comfortable counter-point to the saxophonist's low notes and a companion to his upper register explorations. These chamber-jazz improvisations set about to make beautiful music together. With nary a truculent passage or obstinate note, this disc succeeds on every level."-Mark Corroto, All About Jazz


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Artist Biographies:

"Born in 1961 in São Paulo, Brazil, Perelman was a classical guitar prodigy who tried his hand at many other instruments - including cello, clarinet, and trombone - before gravitating to the tenor saxophone. His initial heroes were the cool jazz saxophonists Stan Getz and Paul Desmond. But although these artists' romantic bent still shapes Perelman's voluptuous improvisations, it would be hard to find their direct influence in the fiery, galvanic, iconoclastic solos that have become his trademark.

Moving to Boston in 1981, to attend Berklee College of Music, Perelman continued to focus on mainstream masters of the tenor sax, to the exclusion of such pioneering avant-gardists as Albert Ayler, Peter Brötzmann, and John Coltrane (all of whom would later be cited as precedents for Perelman's own work). He left Berklee after a year or so and moved to Los Angeles, where he studied with vibraphonist Charlie Shoemake, at whose monthly jam sessions Perelman discovered his penchant for post-structure improvisation: "I would go berserk, just playing my own thing," he has stated.

Emboldened by this approach, Perelman began to research the free-jazz saxists who had come before him. In the early 90s he moved to New York, a far more inviting environment for free-jazz experimentation, where he lives to this day. His discography comprises more than 50 recordings, with a dozen of them appearing since 2010, when he entered a remarkable period of artistic growth - and "intense creative frenzy," in his words. Many of these trace his rewarding long-term relationships with such other new-jazz visionaries as pianist Matthew Shipp, bassists William Parker, guitarist Joe Morris, and drummer Gerald Cleaver.

Critics have lauded Perelman's no-holds-barred saxophone style, calling him "one of the great colorists of the tenor sax" (Ed Hazell in the Boston Globe); "tremendously lyrical" (Gary Giddins); and "a leather-lunged monster with an expressive rasp, who can rage and spit in violence, yet still leave you feeling heartbroken" (The Wire). Since 2011, he has undertaken an immersive study in the natural trumpet, an instrument popular in the 17th century, before the invention of the valve system used in modern brass instruments; his goal is to achieve even greater control of the tenor saxophone's altissimo range (of which he is already the world's most accomplished practitioner).

Perelman is also a prolific and noted visual artist, whose paintings and sketches have been displayed in numerous exhibitions while earning a place in collections around the world."

-Ivo Perelman Website (http://www.ivoperelman.com/bio/)
4/25/2017

"Mat Maneri was born in 1969, and started studying violin at age five. He studied privately with Julliard String Quartet founder Robert Koff, and with bass virutuoso Miroslav Vitous. Mat received a full scholarship as the principal violinist at Walnut Hill High School, but left school to pursue a professional career in music. By 1990, Mat founded the critically acclaimed Joe Maneri Quartet with Randy Peterson. Mat started releasing records as a leader in 1996, and has developed four working ensembles. Pianists Paul Bley, Cecil Taylor, Matthew Shipp, and Borah Bergman have called upon Matt to perform with them in such venues as the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Library of Congress, and concert stages across Europe. Mat also enjoys a strong relationship with bassists Ed Schuller, Mark Dresser, William Parker, Michael Formanek, Barre Phillips, and John Lockwood. Never to be boxed in, Mat has also worked with Joe Morris, John Medeski, Tim Berne, Cecil McBee, T.K. Ramakrishnan, Franz Kogelman, Roy Campbell, Spring Heel Jack, Draze Hoops, and appears on an Illy B Eats remix CD. Mat presently teaches privately and through the New School / NYC, and performs and records worldwide."

-Aum Fidelity (http://www.aumfidelity.com/maneri.html)
4/25/2017

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Levin, Daniel Quartet (Levin / Maneri / Moran / Zetterberg)
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Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver)
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Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey
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Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger
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Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker
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Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey / Gerald Cleaver
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Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Mat Maneri
A Violent Dose Of Anything
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Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver
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Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whitt Dickey
The Edge
(Leo)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
The Art Of The Duet Volume One
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Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio
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Perelman, Ivo Trio
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Perelman, Ivo Duo Featuring Borah Bergman
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Levin, Daniel Quartet (Levin / Maneri / Moran / Zetterberg)
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Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4
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Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey
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The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1
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Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver)
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Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver
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Shipp, Matthew
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(DMG ARC)
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Lossing, Russ / Maneri, Mat / Dresser, Mark
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