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Jones, JC: Myelination (Kadima)

Bassist J.C. Jones brings together science & music, enabling an evocative window into the illness MS by making the vibrations of myelin protein audible, over which Jones, Yoni Silver, Harold Rubin, Airel Shibolet, &c. improvise.
 

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UPC: 884502935486

Label: Kadima
Catalog ID: KCR 32
Squidco Product Code: 16308

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: Israel
Packaging: CD in Plastic Foldover Sleeve with Booklet
Recorded at the Kadima Studio, Jerusalem, Israel between 2006 and 2011.


Personnel:

Jean Claude Jones-doublebass

Harold Rubin-clarinet, voice

Steven Horenstein-baritone saxophone

Yael Tai-vocals

Yoni Silver-bass clarinet

Ariel Shibolet-soprano saxophone

Haggai Fershtman-percussion

Jake Marmer-jazz poet

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Artist Biographies:

"Jean Claude Jones was born in Sfax, Tunisia and moved to France as a young child. As a teen, he taught himself simultaneously to play lead and bass guitar. At the age of 17 he began working in professional pop and jazz bands. In 1978 he moved to the US to pursue formal music studies, graduating from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he majored in jazz guitar. He continued his studies at the Music Institute of Technology in Los Angeles. In 1983 he emigrated to Israel, where he became a key player on the newly developing jazz scene. Several years later he made a definitive switch from guitar to double bass, and became involved in free improvised music. In time, he added electronics and computer-manipulated sounds to his musical arsenal. In 2016 because of a serious illness he returned the guitar as his main instrument.The driving force behind his work is "finding my space."

JC Jones is an esteemed music educator, and served as chair of the Jazz Department at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance between 1996 and 2000. He has performed and recorded with many leading international and Israeli musicians, dancers, poets, and vocal artists, including Stan Getz, Red Rodney, and Dave Liebman. Since the 1990s he has appeared with John Zorn, Anthony Coleman, Ned Rothenberg, Joey Baron, Marc Ribot, Ikue Mori, Mike Patton, Damon Smith, Joelle Leandre, Slava Ganelin, Steve Horenstein, Albert Beger, Arkady Gotesman, Avishai Cohen, Ariel Shibolet, Harold Rubin, Victoria Hanna, Josef Sprinzak, Amos Hetz, Anat Shamgar , Felix Ruckert, Dieter Hautkamp, Julyen Hamilton, Mark Dresser, Barre Phillips, Bert Turetzky, Irina Kalina Goudeva.

In 2004 he founded his label Kadima Collective Recordings.

Some of JC's major projects include Deep Tones for Peace 2009 telematic performances, the Kadima Triptych Series (cds/dvds/texts featuring double-bass masters), Myelination (the myelin chemical sounds and improvised music), and The Temperamental Duo, a collaborative work on Lydian + Explorations with composer/reeds player Steve Horenstein.

Since 2016 he has been working with lap-style prepared and sometimes prepared spanish guitar, in multiple collaborations and recordings with several eminent musicians. Works includes Wild Guitar Musings 2016 solo guitar, Keep on Dancing, duos recordings with percussionists Haim Peskoff, Oren Fried Denis Fournier, and JC on guitar, Sick Puppies In Love duos with vocalist Anat Pick 2016, Drones 2017, La Sprezzatura Ensemble 2018, Give it your all - Wild Guitar Musings 2018."

-Kadima Collective (http://www.kadimacollective.com/JCJones.htm)
7/28/2021

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"Harold Rubin (13 May 1932 - 1 April 2020) was a South African-born Israeli artist and free jazz clarinetist.

Rubin was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on 13 May 1932. He attended the Jeppe High School for Boys and received private instruction in the fine arts. Instructed in the classical clarinet as a teenager, he developed a fascination with jazz and began playing at the Skyline Night Club at eighteen. Enrolled as an architecture student at the University of the Witwatersrand, he completed his professional studies after further education in London.

Rubin's creative endeavours in South African society during the 1950s and 1960s dissented against the apartheid-era Afrikaner establishment by defying the country's racist social norms. Rubin organised his own jazz group in the 1950s, snuck into black townships, and played alongside black musicians. Rubin's visual artwork was first exhibited in 1956. Among Rubin's contributions to the South African fine arts in this spirit was the 1961 Sharpeville, a series of drawings devoted to the brutality of the Apartheid-era authorities during the Sharpeville massacre in 1960.

Rubin's most controversial project on the South African art scene of the 1960s was My Jesus, a provocative rendering of the crucifixion in which Jesus Christ appeared as a nude black figure with the head of a monster. The work contained the inscription "I forgive you O Lord, for you know not what you do" - a sardonically reversed "Father forgive them, for they know not what they do" - and depicted the naked figure with a slight hint of an erection. The controversial image was put on display alongside other anti-establishment works at a Johannesburg gallery in 1962. The exhibition caused such furore that the government sent the police to shut down the exhibition and referred its artwork for an examination by its censorship board. Rubin became the second South African to be charged with blasphemy.

Acquitted in court of the alleged blasphemy in March 1963, Rubin protested the repressive political environment by leaving the country for Israel. He quickly re-established himself in Tel Aviv, and was employed as an architect in the office of Arieh Sharon, on projects in Israel and abroad. He taught at an academy of architecture and design between the 1960s and his retirement in 1986.

Rubin began creating visual art as a critique and commentary on the militaristic aspect of Israeli society as early as the 1960s. The anti-war subject was a prime subject of Rubin's work during the 1980s - a decade witnessing the 1982 invasion of Lebanon and the tensions aroused by the increasingly visible peace movement, and marked by the creation of such works as The Anatomy of a War Widow (1984), a series of twenty-two black-and-white pictures. The caustic Homage to Rabbi Kahane, which portrayed the outspoken ultra-nationalist Rabbi Meir Kahane as a Jewish Nazi, was pulled off the wall by a Knesset member when hung at a Haifa gallery in 1985. The proceeds raised from an August 1987 exhibition and auction of art by Rubin and other Israeli artists at the Meimad Gallery in Tel Aviv were donated to a fund for educational activities and promotion of the values of democracy and freedom of speech dedicated to Emil Grunzweig, an Israeli teacher and Peace Now activist murdered in 1983 by a grenade thrown at a Jerusalem peace rally. Rubin's drawings and paintings have been exhibited in Israel, South Africa, the United States, and Germany since the 1960s.

Rubin returned to playing jazz in late 1979, having previously given up performance for more than a decade after his emigration from Africa. He became a founding member of the 1980s Zaviot jazz quartet, which recorded albums with the label Jazzis Records and performed at festivals and clubs in Israel and Europe until its break-up in 1989. Rubin's more recent appearances have included performances with Ariel Shibolet, Assif Tsahar, Daniel Sarid, Maya Dunietz, and Yoni Silver.

Awarded the Landau Award in tribute to his contributions to jazz music in 2008, he continued to play jazz with musicians of the younger generations in Tel Aviv.

Harold Rubin and his first wife, Riva Wainer, married in 1957, separated in the 1970s and divorced in 1975. Since 1976 he has been married to Miriam Kainy, a well-recognized Israeli dramatist particularly known for plays concerned with the subject of Jewish-Arab relations and feminist themes. His family included two sons from his first marriage, as well as one daughter and two stepdaughters from his second.

Rubin was an avowed atheist.

He died on 1 April 2020, aged 87."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Rubin)
7/28/2021

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Yoni Silvers plays the bass clarinet (extended/constricted/strangulated), as well as alto sax, violin, piano, voice, some computer fiddlings and some general fiddlings. Improvisation, composition, performance, and much in-between.

These are some of the combos I am a part of these days:

- Hyperion Ensemble, led by Rumanian Hyper-Spectralist composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram.

- Denis D'or, with Grundik Kasyansky on electronics and Tom Wheatley on double bass

- Trio with Mark Sanders on drums and Tom Wheatley on double bass

- Duo with Steve Noble

I also play or have played with people such as Jean Claude Jones, Harold Rubin, Steve Noble, Eddie Prevost, Angharad Davies, Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O'Malley, Eran Sachs, Alex Drool, Maya Dunietz, Wolfgang Fuchs, John Edwards, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ghédalia Tazartès, Ehran Elisha, Alex Ward, Sharon Gal, Mark Sanders, Günter Baby Sommer, Eyal Maoz, Daniel Davidovsky, Ofer Bymel, Damon Smith, Birgit Ulher, Fritz Welch, Daysuke Takaoka, Neil Davidson, Tim Hodgkinson, Part Wild Horses Mane on Both Sides, Seymour Wright, Catherine Lamb, Hannes Lingens, Tom Wheatley, Dylan Nyoukis, Yonatan Avishai, Steve Beresford, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, London Improvisers Orchestra, Thanos Chrysakis, Mazen Kerbaj, Heiner Metzger, Ute Kanngiesser, Dominic Lash, Ariel Shibolet, Eivind Lønning, Sophie Angel, Grundik Kasyansky, Konzert Minimal, Crank Sturgeon...

I've composed and arranged music for film directors Avi Mograbi ('Z-32'), and Josef Pitchhadze ('Year Zero'); theatre director Ariel Efraim Ashbel (The Empire Strikes Back); artists Alona Rodeh ('Over and Above') and Gilad Ratman ('The Workshop' for Venice Biennale 2013); and poets/spoken-word-artists Roman Baembaev and Pyotr Shmugliakov. Also did arrangements for singer-Israeli songwriters Rona Kenan, Shlomi Shaban, and others have been played by ensembles such as the Israeli Philharmonic and Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, and been a member of the Israeli rock band Habiluim and metal/circus-core band Midnight Peacocks.

I've also composed pieces for ensembles such as the Israeli Contemporary Players, and numerous ad-hoc ensembles."

-Yoni Silver Website (https://yonisilver.wordpress.com/info-2/)
7/28/2021

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"Ariel Shibolet Born in1972 in Israel. Played the cello and had classical education in his youth. Started playing the saxophone in 1992. Member of the "Kadima Collective" for improvised music and the "Tel-Aviv Art Ensemble". Organizer and co curator of the monthly Tel Aviv Meetings at evontin 7.

Performs regularly in Israel, the United States and Europe. published his first cd at "Leo REcords" and since then another dozen collaborating with israely and international musicians.. His CDs recordings and concerts are remarkably reviewed world wide.

played at the "total Music Meeting" Berlin 2007 and 2008, and at the "Moers Festival" 2010 among other musical events in europe and the us and israeli festival such as: "whight night" in tel aviv, the tel aviv jazz festival, Hagad festival and more.

created improvised music for animation films and documetry by Gerd Conradt.

taught improvised music to children in several projects in berlin 2008-2012. the 2008 group performed at the "Total music meeting 2008", the 2011 project was recorded and will be published as a cd at "nur nicht nur" - a German label for improvised music, sumer 2013.

published his method for teaching improvised music to children in "expressiv & explorohrativ", a book about the use of improvised music with children.

Over these years played with

Birgit Ulher (GER), Damon Smith (USA), Joelle Leandre (FRA), Jhon Butcher (GBR), Eddie Prevost (GBR), Martin Blume(GER), Phil Waxmann(GBR), Marcio Mattos(GBR), Wolfgang Fuchs (GER), Sophie Angiel (FRA), Chriss Cutler (GBR), Mazen Kerbaj(LEB Scott R.Looney (USA), Jen Baker (Aurora Josephson (USA), Jerome Bryerton (USA), Dror Fauler (SWE), Klaus Janek (GER), Chad Taylor (USA), Martin Klapper (CEZ), Peter Friss nielsen (DAN), Christer Irgens-Moller (DAN), John Dikeman (Egypt), Reut Regev (USA), Yigal Phoni(USA), Olga Magieres (DAN), Niels Winter (DAN),

Mark Oleary and many more...

Israeli musicians:

Haggai Fershtman, Nori Jacoby, Jean Claude Jones, Harold Rubin, Rran Zachs, Alex Drull, Yoram Lachish, Daniel Hofman, Shmil Frenkel, Rami Gabai, Albert Beger, Yoni Silver, Ronny Brener, Michel Mayer, Adi Snir, Offer Bymel, Eran Zachs, Tom Soloveizic' Daniel Sarid, Dana Waxman, Yonatan Avishay, Eitan Radushinski, Shlomi Shaban, Yuval Mesner, Adi Hershko, Anat Pick, Karni Postel, Maya Dunitz, Steve Horenstein, Yiftach Kadan and more...."

-Ariel Shibolet Website (http://www.arielshiboletmusic.com/bio)
7/28/2021

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track listing:


1. 18 Aas 1:55

2. Inducing One 4:53

3. JC's Remix 16:27

4. 18 Aas 1:54

5. Voices 4:00

6. AnHag 4:20

7. 18 Aas 1:55

8. Inducing Two 0:57

9. Underskin Orchestra 4:41
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descriptions, reviews, &c.

"Bassist J.C. Jones project brings together science and music, enabling an unusual and evocative window into the illness Multiple Sclerosis. The vibrations of the myelin protein were analyzed by quantum mechanics and brought into the audible realm. Then musicians were invited to record over the myelin sounds emanating from the laboratory.

Featuring Steve Horenstein baritone sax, Yoni Silver bass clarinet, Harold Rubin clarinet and voice, Ariel Shibolet soprano sax, Jake Marmer poetry, JC Jones bass and vocalist Yael Tai."-Kadima Collective

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