Barcelona drummer and percussionist Vasco Trilla, know for his work with Planeta Imaginario, Filthy Habits Ensemble, Cows On Trees, &c. in a solo album that takes the listener through a myriad of tones and emotions along a varied and tonally hybrid journey of prepared drums, assorted percussion
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Catalog ID: FMRCD417-0616
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Country: Great Britain
Recorded at the Golden Apple studios in Barcelona, Spain.
Vasco Trilla-prepared drums and assorted percussion
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"Born in Barcelona, Vasco Trilla started playing drums at the age of nineteen. His first influences were progressive rock and metal, but gradually he developed an interest in a variety of different genres such as jazz, Indian music, African music, klezmer, free improvisation, etc.
Since then he has collaborated, toured and recorded with many different bands and projects such as Boi Akih (an ethno-jazz band from the Netherlands), Planeta Imaginario (progressive jazz-rock) October Equus (avant-rock), The Oddvisers (pop-avant), Fine! (indie pop-rock), Mundo Flotante (ethno-jazz-rock), Kaulakau/Cobla Sant Jordi (an ethno-jazz Catalan orchestra), Filthy Habits Ensemble (a jazz octet playing Zappa's and Stravinsky's repertoire), Cows On Trees (a jazz-improv quartet with Susana Santos Silva and Kaja Draksler), Balimonster (an impro-ethno duo with Angel Ontalva), Yedo Gibson-Vasco Trilla duo (an improv sax & drums duo), Outerzone (jazz-core), Reptilian Mambo (mambo free rock), Liba's Traum, etc.
In the last years he has been playing and experimenting on the free-improv scene, applying extended techniques to the kit and treating it as a textural-melodic instrument. Blowing, bowing, scratching, playing with hands and all kinds of objects, all is valid to expand the vocabulary of this innovative percussionist. He played with improvisers, such as: Lotte Anker, Marshall Allen, Yedo Gibson, Susana Santos Silva, Kaja Draksler, Jasper Stadhouders, Mikloaj Trzaska, Martin Kuchen, Richard Barrett, Jorma Tapio, Christher Bothen, Marc Stucki, Luc Ex. etc...
He has released around 30 CDs in labels such as Cuneiform Records (USA), Altrock Records (Italy), Leo Records (UK) Discordian Records (Barcelona, Spain), Audition Records (Mexico), El Negocito Records (Belgium), Jacc Records (Portugal), Fmr Records (UK)."-Vasco Trilla Website (http://vascotrilla.com/)
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1. Borlung 4:15
2. Dhakkan 5:06
3. Kajura 2:53
4. Goorialla 3:01
5. Kunmanggur 4:38
6. Nglayod 4:28
7. Numereji 2:22
8. Taipan 3:40
9. Tulloun 4:07
10. Wagyl 7:59
sample the album:
"Vasco is really one of the modern masters of a new 'free' approach to drum set and percussion Defying the accepted conventions of speed, and 'flashy' drum set playing, making an incredible musical statement. Taking us through myriad of tones and emotions along a varied and tonally hybrid journey. A must have for all drum set players who want to add something a little different to their sound world!"-FMR
European Improvisation and Experimental Forms
Percussion & Drums
Solo Artist Recordings
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