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Jaap Blonk


 
Blonk, Jaap: Lifespans
Blonk, Jaap:
Lifespans

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )


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Legendary improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk in a solo work, a mesmerizing and hallucinating piece of electronic music presenting myriads of voices and melodies that never repeat themselves.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Claus Van Bebber / Jaap Blonk: Improvisors
Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Claus Van Bebber / Jaap Blonk:
Improvisors

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )


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Improv meeting with Dutch master vocalist Jaap Blonk, turntablist Claus van Bebber and Carl Ludwig Hubsch on tuba.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Responses, Reproduction & Reality (freedom of the city 2003-4)
London Improvisers Orchestra:
Responses, Reproduction & Reality (freedom of the city 2003-4)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap: Post-Human Identities
Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap:
Post-Human Identities

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )


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Blonk, Jaap / Makagami Koichi  / Paul Dutton / Phil Minton / David Moss: Five Men Singing
Blonk, Jaap / Makagami Koichi / Paul Dutton / Phil Minton / David Moss:
Five Men Singing

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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Blonk, Jaap : Songs of Little Sleep
Blonk, Jaap :
Songs of Little Sleep

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )


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Dutch vocalist and electronic artist Jaap Blonk takes on insomnia in 13 short works celebrating sleeplessness, including one piece for Dada sound poet Raoul Hausmann, and other "songs" using effective electronics and bizarre vocal utterances to accompany your own sleepless nights.

Blonk, Jaap: August Ananke - Eight Meditations on Just Intonations
Blonk, Jaap:
August Ananke - Eight Meditations on Just Intonations

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )


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Eight meditations on just intonations from electroacoustic artist and vocalist Jaap Blonk, here focusing on instrumental aspects while creating beautiful environments of serene and shimmering sound.

Blonk, Jaap: Traces of Speech
Blonk, Jaap:
Traces of Speech

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )


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Sound poet Jaap Blonk extended the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) into BLIPAX (Blonk's IPA Extended), developing scores as drawing which are converted into electronic sound through audio software and then back to text through OCR to create these unusual spoken audio pieces.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Blonk, Jaap / Cor Fuhler: Pre-Zoic Cellways
Blonk, Jaap / Cor Fuhler:
Pre-Zoic Cellways

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )


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Wassermann, Ute / Jaap Blonk / Michael Vorfeld : Improvisors
Wassermann, Ute / Jaap Blonk / Michael Vorfeld :
Improvisors

(Kontrans -- USA )


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Blending two of the most unconventional voices on the planet--Ute Wasswerman and Jaap Blonk--with percussionist Michael Vorfeld, also on string instrument, light bulbs and electronic devices, Wasserman adding voice, whistles, kutu wapa, frog buzzer, and mirliton, and Blonk adding electronics; wonderfully eccentric while impressively informed and masterfully executed.

Monopiece / Jaap Blonk (Corde / Robidoux / Russell)
Monopiece / Jaap Blonk (Corde / Robidoux / Russell):
S/T

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


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An absurdly paced and spectacular album of electronic improvisation, percussion and voice, as the West Coast improvising trio Monopiece of Nathan Corder on electronics, Matt Robidoux on guitar, and Timothy Russell on percussion meet legendary improvising vocalist and electronics artist Jaap Blonk, recording at The Center for Contemporary Music, at Mills College.

Rosaly, Frank (w/ Blonk / Boye / Farha / Pfiffner / Bishop / Broste / McBride / Diaz / Fernandez / G
Rosaly, Frank (w/ Blonk / Boye / Farha / Pfiffner / Bishop / Broste / McBride / Diaz / Fernandez / Guerra / Rodriguez):
Todos de Pie!

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )


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Examining the music of Puerto Rico through a very personal relationship, drummer Frank Rosaly assembled a group of percussionists along with trombonists Jeb Bishop & Nick Broste, bassist Nate McBride, pianist Ben Boye wind player Cameron Pfiffner, and Dutch avant-free vocalist Jaap Blonk, all using electronics and voice as they push the boundary of genre and concept.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA
Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

JeJaWeDa (Bishop / Blonk / Walter / Smith): Pioneer Works Vol. 1 [CD + BOOKLET]
JeJaWeDa (Bishop / Blonk / Walter / Smith):
Pioneer Works Vol. 1 [CD + BOOKLET]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


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The 1st of two volumes from the quartet of Jeb Bishop on trombone & electronics, Jaap Blonk on voice & electronics, Weasel Walter on percussion, and Damon Smith on double bass, each player an innovator and leader on their own, together bringing unique elements of virtuoso quirk and passionate mastery, merging voice, electronics and acoustics in profoundly unusual ways.

Schindler, Udo / Jaap Blonk: Lakefront Discussions
Schindler, Udo / Jaap Blonk:
Lakefront Discussions

(FMR -- UK )


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Extremely well paired in their unusual approaches to their instruments both acoustic and electronic, this live recording between Udo Schindler on reed & brass instruments and Jaap Blonk improvising with his voice and using computer electronics, results in eight diverting and inspired recording of extreme creative approaches and impressive technical skill.

Harnik, Elisabeth / Didi Kern / Jaap Blonk: Steamology
Harnik, Elisabeth / Didi Kern / Jaap Blonk:
Steamology

(Klanggalerie -- Austria )


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Joyfully assertive and somewhat twisted, the first of three improvisations on this live album at Wels Unlimited 2020 is the duo of Austrian pianist Elisabeth Harnik and drummer Didi Kern, starting at high speed then shifting to unusual approaches in a quirky dialog, made quirkier with Jaap Blonk adding wonderfully nonsensical vocalizations on the last two pieces.

Ball, Hugo (Jaap Blonk / Bart van der Putten / Pieter Meurs / Damon Smith): Six sound Poems 1989 & 2
Ball, Hugo (Jaap Blonk / Bart van der Putten / Pieter Meurs / Damon Smith):
Six sound Poems 1989 & 2013 [2 CDs]

(Balance Point Acoustics / kontrans -- USA )


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Dedicated to Dada legend Hugo Ball, founder of the Cabaret Voltaire, through modern interpretations of six sound poems written by Ball in 1916, performed at BIMHUIS in 1989 by the trio of Jaap Blonk (voice), Bart van der Putten (saxophone) and Pieter Meurs (double bass); and in 2013 at radio station KUHF by the duo of Jaap Blonk and Damon Smith on double bass.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA
Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


Price: $10.95    




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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Various Artists: Kraakgeluiden: Document 1
Various Artists:
Kraakgeluiden: Document 1

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )


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A series of improvised performances with the central idea of acoustic and electronic artists experimenting with the electronic medium in a live setting with musicians with whom they have never played with before.

Blonk, Jaap : Polyphtong
Blonk, Jaap :
Polyphtong

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )


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An amazing album of vocal utterance and layered sound from Dutch improviser and experimenter Jaap Blonk, using spatial placement and movement extended by electronic means to focus on phonetic concepts, particularly the diphtong and approximant.

Blonk / Smith / Moses: Rune Kitchen
Blonk / Smith / Moses:
Rune Kitchen

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


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Four unusual studio recordings of voice, electronics, double bass, drums & percussion from the trio of Netherland vocal improviser Jaap Blonk with bassist Damon Smith and drummer Ra Kalam Bob Moses, Moses and Blonk collaborating on the concrete poem that makes up "liner notes" for this wonderfully odd and sophisticated album of avant free improv.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller: Giles U.
Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller:
Giles U.

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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The unlikely combination of tuba and spinet from Carl Ludwig Hubsch and Christoph Schiller (Millefleurs) taking each instrument beyond their traditional sound through extended technique and style.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Lio Leo Leon
London Improvisers Orchestra:
Lio Leo Leon

(psi -- Great Britain )


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The complete performance at the 2010 Freedom of the City festival by the 38-member LIO with guest Wadada Leo Smith and conductions by Alison Blunt, Steve Beresford, Philipp Wachsmann, Caroline Kraabel, and Dave Tucker.

Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock
Ratchet Orchestra:
Hemlock

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


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The Ratchet Orchestra is a large ensemble of 30 fringe musicians from Montreal headed by director Nicolas Caloia whose compositions allow for improvised chamber jazz and showcase the talents of the orchestra's most passionate players.

Various Artists: Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete
Various Artists:
Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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An excellent compilation of modern Musique Concrete featuring compositions by Chin, Kosk, Cee, Donato, Minard, Mitterer, Dhomont, Karlsson, and Wishart.



Best Sellers in This Category:

JeJaWeDa (Bishop / Blonk / Walter / Smith): Pioneer Works Vol. 1 [CD + BOOKLET]

Rosaly, Frank (w/ Blonk / Boye / Farha / Pfiffner / Bishop / Broste / McBride / Diaz / Fernandez / G

Blonk, Jaap : Songs of Little Sleep

Blonk / Smith / Moses: Rune Kitchen

Various Artists: Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete

Monopiece / Jaap Blonk (Corde / Robidoux / Russell)

Harnik, Elisabeth / Didi Kern / Jaap Blonk: Steamology

Ball, Hugo (Jaap Blonk / Bart van der Putten / Pieter Meurs / Damon Smith): Six sound Poems 1989 & 2

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Claus Van Bebber / Jaap Blonk: Improvisors

Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock

Schindler, Udo / Jaap Blonk: Lakefront Discussions

Blonk, Jaap / Cor Fuhler: Pre-Zoic Cellways

Blonk, Jaap: Lifespans

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