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Kuchen, Martin / Mark Tokar / Arkadijus Gotesmanas: Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival [VINYL] (NoBusiness)

A live recording from the Vilnius Jazz and Music of Silent Film Festival in 2016, performing for an adaptation of the silent film "The Lost World" by Arturas Jevdokimovas, by the trio of Martin Kuchen on sax & flute, Mark Tokar on bass, and Arkadijus Goesmanas on drums.
 

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Martin Kuchen-tenor saxophone, alto saxophones, flute

Mark Tokar-bass

Arkadijus Gotesmanas-drums


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300 LP copies limited edition.

Label: NoBusiness
Catalog ID: NBLP 101
Squidco Product Code: 23034

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2016
Country: Lithuania
Packaging: LP
Recorded live at Vilnius Jazz Festival, in Vilnius, Lithuania, on October 17th, 2016 by Valdas Karpuska.

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A live recording from the Vilnius Jazz and Music of Silent Film Festival in 2016, performing for an adaptation of the silent film "The Lost World" by Arturas Jevdokimovas, by the trio of Martin Kuchen on sax & flute, Mark Tokar on bass, and Arkadijus Goesmanas on drums.


300 LP copies limited edition.

Artist Biographies

"Born 1966; saxophones. Martin Küchen has been active on the Swedish free improvised/free jazz scene since the mid-1990s. He has composed for larger groups, participated in dance projects, performed with different poets and created the music for experimental films. He now collaborates with improvisors all over Europe and USA/Canada. His current collaborations include:

Angles - a new trio with Ingebrigt Håker- Flaten, doublebass, Kjell Nordeson, drums and Martin Küchen, saxophones. Exploding Customer - a free jazz quartet with Tomas Hallonsten trumpet, Benjamin Quigley double bass and Kjell Nordeson drums, which plays mainly original compositions. Sound of Mucus - a trio with the stringchordist Herman Müntzing and Andreas Axelsson, percussion. Unsolicited Music Ensemble - a trio with Tony Wren, double bass and Raymond Strid, percussion. a duo with guitarist David Stackenås. UNSK: Birgit Ulher, Martin Küchen, lise-Lott Norelius and Raymond Strid. Looper - a trio with Greek cello player Nikos Veliotis and Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach."

-European Free Improv Site (http://www.efi.group.shef.ac.uk/musician/mkuchen.html)
11/29/2023

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"Mark Tokar originally studied classical guitar at S. Lyudkevych Music College. During this time he began to play double bass, which became his main instrument.

During 2002-2004 he repeatedly participated in the Krakow Jazz Workshop, directed by M. Parkinson (USA). In 2006, via the "Gaude Polonia" scholarship program, Mark studied at K. Szymanowski Jazz Academy under the direction of Professor Jacek Niedzela. The program was granted by the Minister of Culture in Poland. Since 2006 he has given private lessons at various jazz schools. During 2005-2006 Mark worked as art director of the Ukrainian-Polish Jazz Bez festival. He organized a series of Metro Jazz Philharmonic musical performances in Lviv.

Mark has performed with various bands at numerous festivals in Germany, Poland, Lithuania, USA, Austria, France, Ukraine, Russia, Italy, Hungary, Georgia, Luxembourg, and the Czech Republic. He participates in Ken Vandermark's international project "Resonance". He also plays in the groups Undivided, Five Spot, Four, Varpaj, and Yatoku. Additionally, he is the leader of the international projects Leo'm'art, Mark Tokar's Quintet and Avtokar. Mark Tokar has performed with Ken Vandermark, Bobby Few, Perry Robinson, Steve Swell, Michael Zerang, Tim Daisy, Dave Rempis, Roberta Piket, Fred Frith (USA), Klaus Kugel, Arkadij Shylkloper (Germany), Petras Vishniauskas (Lithuania), Mirchea Tiberian (Romania), Mazzol, Mikolaj Trzaska, Waclaw Zimpel, Piotr Baron, Kazimierz Jonkisz (Poland), Jurij Jaremczuk (Ukraine), Magnus Broo, Per-Ake Holmlander (Sweden), and Mark Sanders (England)."

-Mark Tokar Website (http://www.marktokar.info/about-mark-tokar)
11/29/2023

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"Arkadijus Gotesmanas (b. 1959 m. On 11 June. Uzhgorod ) - Lithuanian percussionist, avant-garde jazz , contemporary music. 1980 - 1987 m. He performed with the ensemble "Octave", 1989 - 1992 m. with saxophonist Mr. Vyšniauskas (duet "Petrarch" 1989 m. the first Lithuanian CD), from 1993 on. with Mr Abarius trio trio "Allione" ( Vyacheslav Ganelin , P. and A. Vysniauskas Gotesman). She has performed with musicians such as percussionists Chin Gito ( 1985 m. Cuba), Fred Studio, saxophonist John Zorn ( 1994 m. Jerusalem), trumpet player K. Tranberg ( 1999 m. Copenhagen ), DPG sextet, Kaunas Big Band , D. Gering trio (EXPO - 2000 Hannover ), Lithuanian national Symphony Orchestra , St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra .

Musical theater project author and performer ( "Station N city", with the actress D. Michelevičiūtė and art. No. Liandzbergis , 1,999 m.). 1999 m. with the composer H. Radulesku founded the ensemble "European Lucern Duo. He held a solo concert (Soluojantys faces, with St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Sonata percussion, both of 1998 m., "Intelligent Dance" 1999 m.). Created composition Brodsky note ( 2,002 m.). She performed in many countries, was attended by about 50 festivals ( Europe , Africa , Cuba, China ), starred, created by film music (the music part of dir. V. Herzog film "Invincible," 2001 m.)."

-Wikipedia translated by Google (https://lt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkadijus_Gotesmanas)
11/29/2023

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Track Listing:



Side A



1. Part I

Side B



1. Part II

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