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Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert): National Parks (Monotype)

The duo of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne team up with guitarist Martin Siewert in this collection of tracks inspired by different U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters.
 

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D Bayne-piano

Boris Hauf-saxophone

Martin Siewert-guitar, electronics


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UPC: 5908310927725

Label: Monotype
Catalog ID: mono075
Squidco Product Code: 18348

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Poland
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Recorded by Martin Siewert in Vienna in 2012.

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"Postmarks is a duo comprised of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D. Bayne. Their first album Western Ave was recorded in Chicago (2005) and released as a limited-edition CD on Luminescence Records. The 100 copies were packaged in unique covers, each a handcrafted collage from 1920s Chicago postcards by T. Kellers of Studio Twelve 3. For National Parks, Hauf and Bayne went to Vienna, Austria to record with guitar experimentalist Martin Siewert. Musical outlines for the pieces were inspired by U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters from the 1930s and 1940s. Boris Hauf (London) works as musician, composer, curator and lecturer. He plays reeds, keyboards, computer-based applications, cymbals and bells and tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles, and in various other performative contexts and, if necessary, as a solo artist. He also composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art."-Monotype


Artist Biographies

"Multi-intrumentalist, composer, producer and performer Boris Hauf plays saxophones, flutes, synths, organ, various computer-based applications, cymbals, bells, rudimentary guitar and sings. He composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art. More than 40 releases on vinyl, CD, tape and online. He initiated and curated the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago and the concert series Playdate in Berlin and lectures at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Hauf tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles as well as in various performative contexts and if necessary as a solo artist. Current bands include Owl & Mack, Postmarks, Next Delusion, The Peeled Eye. As performer and composer he collaborates closely with Choreographers Christina Ciupke, Martin Nachbar, Karen Christopher and many others with in the performance context. He owns and runs the independent record label shameless and lives in Berlin, Germany."

-Boris Hauf Website (http://hauf.klingt.org/bio/)
2/16/2024

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"Martin Siewert (born 11 May 1972) is a German guitarist and film composer.

Siewert has been living in Vienna since the age of 10. He studied guitar at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. As a guitarist, he started his public performances in 1995. In his early performances, he played with Herwig Gradischnig, Freier Fall, Franz Hautzinger, and his band Duckbilled Platypus. With this band, he recorded two albums for the label Extraplatte.

He began to separated himself from the jazz idiom and developed an abstract sound on guitar. He became a member of Efzeg with Burkherd Stangl and Hauf and Komfort. He invited Dafeldecker, Hinteregger, Wayne Horvitz and Tony Buck to the group Komfort. In the group Trapist, he played with Joe Williamson and Martin Brandlmayr. On My Kingdom for a Lullably, he played with Christof Kurzmann, Axel Drner, and Billy Roisz, the video artist of Efzeg. He was a member of the guitar quartet SSSD with Taku Sugimoto, Werner Dafeldecker, and Burkhard Stangl.

He has worked with Oskar Aichinger, Christian Fennesz, Wolfgang Mitterer, Elliott Sharp, Franz Koglmann, Thomas Lehn, Karlheinz Essl, Ken Vandermark, Michael Sarin, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Kammerflimmer Kollektief, Georg Grwe, Frank Gratkowski, Michael Vatcher, and Klangforum Wien. He has composed music for, ballet, film, theater, remix recordings, and sound art."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Siewert)
2/16/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Bandelier National 1:24

2. Big Thicket 1:05

3. Bryce Canyon at dawn 4:39

4. Hubbell Trading Post at dusk 5:14

5. Fossil Butte 1:11

6. Gila Cliff Dwellings 4:40

7. Hubbell Trading Post at dawn 11:07

8. Capitol Reef at dusk 6:51

9. Bryce Canyon at dusk 4:44

10. Capitol Reef at dawn 9:57

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Improvised Music
Improvised Rock
Electro-Acoustic Improv
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
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