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Frith, Fred: Eye To Ear 3 (Tzadik)

The third volume of Fred Frith's film soundtrack music, a diverse and accomplished set including studio work from the past six years with some of the Bay Area's best musicians.
 

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Fred Frith-guitar, bass, keyboards, home-made instruments

Ada Gosling-violin

Tilman Muller-trumpet, flugelhorn

Bernd Settelmeyer-percussion, waterphone

Sheela Bringi-bansuri

Wu Fei-guzheng

Heather Heise-piano, melodica

Carla Kihlstedt-violin, nyckelharpa

Gino Robair-percussion


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UPC: 702397752127

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7521
Squidco Product Code: 13720

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Tracks 1-11 recorded July 2004 by Peter Hardt at Janowski SoundFabrik, Esslingen. Tracks 12-16 recorded by Miles Boisen in June and November, 2003 at Guerrilla Recordings, Oakland, California.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"Fred Frith continues to be one of the most important composer/performers of his generation—a groundbreaking, genre busting musical master whose work ranges from improvisation to rock, classical, folk and more. The third volume of his film soundtrack music is his most diverse and accomplished work to date, and includes studio work from the past six years. Features some of the greatest musicians in the Bay Area music scene."-Tzadik


Artist Biographies

"Carla Kihlstedt (born 1971) is an American composer, violinist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and currently working from a home studio on Cape Cod.

She is a founding member of Tin Hat Trio (1997, renamed Tin Hat), Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, The Book of Knots, Causing a Tiger and Rabbit Rabbit. Other musical projects include 2 Foot Yard, Charming Hostess and Minamo (Carla Kihlstedt & Satoko Fujii). She is a recognized classical composer who has performed with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), has worked occasionally on projects with Tom Waits and Fred Frith, and recorded numerous albums as a guest or session musician. Kihlstedt has studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

In February 2012 she founded Rabbit Rabbit with her husband (and former Sleepytime Gorilla Museum drummer) Matthias Bossi. Rabbit Rabbit released their debut album, Rabbit Rabbit Radio - Vol. 1 in 2013. The band revolves around a song-a-month subscription website called Rabbit Rabbit Radio."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carla_Kihlstedt)
11/29/2023

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"Gino Robair has created music for dance, theater, radio, television, silent film, and gamelan orchestra, and his works have been performed throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. He was composer in residence with the California Shakespeare Festival for five seasons and served as music director for the CBS animated series The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat. His commercial work includes themes for the MTV and Comedy Central cable networks.

Robair is also one of the "25 innovative percussionists" included in the book Percussion Profiles (SoundWorld, 2001). He has recorded with Tom Waits, Anthony Braxton, Terry Riley, Lou Harrison, John Butcher, Derek Bailey, Peter Kowald, Otomo Yoshihide, the ROVA Saxophone Quartet, and Eugene Chadbourne, among many others. In addition, Robair has performed with John Zorn, Nina Hagen, Fred Frith, Eddie Prevost, Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, Myra Melford, Wadada Leo Smith, and the Club Foot Orchestra.

Robair is a founding member of the Splatter Trio and the heavy-metal band, Pink Mountain. In addition, he runs Rastascan Records, a label devoted to creative music.

As a writer about music technology, Robair has contributed to Mix, Remix, Guitar Player, and Electronic Musician (EM) magazine, where he was an editor for 10 years. He is the author of two books, including The Ultimate Personal Recording Studio (Thompson; 2006)."

-Gino Robair Website (http://www.ginorobair.com/bio.html)
11/29/2023

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Track Listing:



1. The Love Parade 3:29

2. The Wedding 2:14

3. Crossing The Bosporus 4:22

4. Inside Outside 3:24

5. The Wedding (Catwalk Remix) 2:55

6. The Prisoners Confined 2:49

7. The Prisoners Released 2:07

8. Escape Of Our Heroes 2:08

9. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia (For Ennio Morricone) 4:17

10. Redemption (For Edward Artemiev) 4:51

11. Drei Gegen Troja 4:16

12. Water Music 1 4:37

13. Water Music 2 4:22

14. Water Music 3 3:19

15. Water Music 4 1:52

16. Water Music 5 4:39

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