The remarkable Swiss improvising trio Koch-Schutz-Studer collaborates with NY improvising vocalist artist Shelley Hirsch for an amazing album of voice and electronic and acoustic improvisation with few boundaries and incredible insight.
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Catalog ID: INT201
Squidco Product Code: 23234
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Recorded by Martin Pearson at Powerplay Studios Maur, Switzerland on November 26th, 2010. Recorded live at Jazzfestival Saalfelden, Austria on August 26th, 2011 by Martin Fuchs.
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Hans Koch-reeds, electronics
Martin Schutz-5-string electric cello, cello, electronics
Fredy Studer-drums, percussion
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1. Ohne Worte 1:48
2. What Pushes Me Up, What Goes Down The Drain / Let It Snow 15:31
3. Chocolate Mountain In Your Eye 2:37
4. Komplex/Perplex 8:05
5. Auf Dem Land 1:46
6. L. Russolo's Nightmare 6:59
7. Against The Wall 2:20
8. The Afternoon - After All 11:33
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European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
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"The trio Koch-Schutz-Studer which has over the last years repeatedly collaborated with musicians from totally different genres (from the DJ scene, from Egypt and Cuba), ceates a web of sounds, a poetry of the transitional. Now integrated within this shimmering context of pure emphasis on the immediate, is the New York vocal and lyric artist Shelley Hirsch who once said that the body is the largest recording and storage medium.
Shelley Hirsch, based in Brooklyn, NYC, is one of the most astonishing vocalists of improvised music. She is not only a singer, but a composer and performance artist as well. Since the 80s she has fostered a friendship with Hans Koch and Martin Schutz. She was part of the ensemble X-Communication which the two Swiss men had founded with Butch Morris. The jazz critic Harry Lachner writes about the the music of Koch-Schutz-Studer with Shelley Hirsch:
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"Hans Koch plays bass clarinet and soprano saxophone. He has played alongside of musicians such as Cecil Taylor, Evan Parker, Fred Frith, Paul Lovens, Barry Guy, Barre Phillips, Phil Minton, Peter Kowald, Hans Reichel, Tom Cora, Jim O'Rourke, Fennesz, Elliott Sharp, Anthony Coleman, DJ M. Singe, Voicecrack, Günter Müller, Jean-Marc Montera, and Joëlle Léandre in Europe, America, and Asia-and still managed to maintain his association with the Koch-Schütz-Studer Trio. He has put out compact discs on various labels."-ActuelleCD.com (Dame, Ambiances Magnetiques) (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/koch_ha/)
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