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Foschia / Irmer / Wissel / Goyvaerts: Canaries On The Pole #2 (Creative Sources)

The improvising quartet of Canaries on the Pole (Foschia / goyvaerts / Irmer / Wissel) in their second release after their self-titled debut on the Free Elephant label.
 

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Jacques Foschia-eb & bass clarinet

Christoph Irmer-violin

Georg Wissel-"prepared" alto & tenor saxophones, objects

Mike Goyvaerts-percussion, objects, toys


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UPC: 5609063401356

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: CS135
Squidco Product Code: 10965

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded June 9, 2007 at Jazzzolder, Mechelen, Belgium by Johan Vandermaelen.

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The improvising quartet of Canaries on the Pole (Foschia / goyvaerts / Irmer / Wissel) in their second release after their self-titled debut on the Free Elephant label.



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Artist Biographies

"Georg Wissel *1964, Improviser, Composer, Sculptor of compressed air via (prepared) saxophones, clarinet and other soundsourcesWissel made his first important experiences in Improvised music recording and touring in the late 80ies in Germany, France and Southamerica as guest musician of 'Pöhlmusik' along with Jon Rose.Inspired by collaborations with electronic musicians, he began also (beside working on instrumental playing-technics) searching for new sounds by preparations,which by the time has become an integral part of his playing.

He is working internationally, performing solo under the title 'The Arte Of Navigation' and together with numerous exponents in Improvised music whilst he maintains long term collaborations with his duos along with Paul Lytton, Joker Nies and Tim O'Dwyer and ensembles like 'the WisselTangCamatta', 'Cajlan-Wissel-Nillesen', 'BlankDisk Trio' and 'Canaries on the Pole', Simon Rummel Ensemble, Wuppertaler Improvisations Orchester, La Grande Banda Metafisica... Wissel has been regular member of Frank Koellges' Adam Noidlt Missiles until his death in 2012.

Collaborations with ... Liz Allbee, Lawrence Casserley, Nicolas Collins, George Cremaschi, Gunda Gottschalk, Matthew Goodheart, Lou Grassi, Tomaz Grom, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, Erhart Hirt, Peter Jacquemyn, Miako Klein, Frank Köllges, Matthias Müller, Dan Peck, Tim Perkis, Melvyn Poore, Manja Ristic, Alan Silva, Lukatoyboy, Michael Vorfeld, GeSuk Yeo, LondonImprovisersOrchestra, Norbert Stein's Pata on the Cadillac ... Festival appearances at e.g. "Moers Festival"; "Schumannfest", Düsseldorf; "RingRing new music Festival", Belgrade; "Humanoise Congress", Wiesbaden; "Triennale", Köln; "Free Music Festival", Antwerp, "TransArt", Bolzano, "Jazz and More", Sibiu, "Irtijal", Beirut, "Audio Art", Krakow, "Relincha", Valdivia, Chile"

-Georg Wissel Website (https://georgwissel.wordpress.com/bio/)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. May I Help You? 2:26

2. In / Out 14:25

3. Decompression 5:51

4. Für Lotte 2:18

5. Compression 3:52

6. Once Upon 4:07

7. Fishing for Compliments 3:59

8. 5% 3:07

9. Schöne Müllerei 8:08

10. The Great Ippener 3:43

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