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Guney, Cem: A Hint Of An Emotion (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

The duo of Beat Keller and Philipp Bowee on electric guitars perform 6 subtle compositions from Turkish-born sound artists and composer Cem Guney's, including 'a bas relief of a talisman' dedicated to Charles Ives and 'soft kill incubator' dedicated to Sylvia Alexandra Schimag.
 

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Beat Keller-electric guitar

Philipp Bowee-electric guitar

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UPC: 4011778040859

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 1706
Squidco Product Code: 24170

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2017
Country: Germany
Recorded in Mellingen and Winterthur, Switzerland, 2014-2016 by Philipp Bowee.

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The duo of Beat Keller and Philipp Bowee on electric guitars perform 6 subtle compositions from Turkish-born sound artists and composer Cem Guney's, including 'a bas relief of a talisman' dedicated to Charles Ives and 'soft kill incubator' dedicated to Sylvia Alexandra Schimag.


Artist Biographies

"Guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and bandleader based in Winterthur, Switzerland. After graduating as a jazz guitarist from the Zurich School of Music and Drama (Hochschule für Musik und Theater Zürich), Beat Keller obtained a Master of Arts in composition from the Lucerne School of Music (Musikhochschule Luzern). Among his current projects are Keller's 10, Beat Keller & Reza Khota (CH/SA, guitar duo), Gunfire Orchestra (CH/NO/SA), Bowee/Keller, Peckinpah Trio (CH/USA) and Animate Repose (DE). His compositions have been played and recorded by NDR Bigband, Lucerne Jazz Orchestra, Ballbreaker Ensemble, Composer's Group Ensemble, Keller's 10 and the Haiku String Trio. Beat Keller has given concerts all over Switzerland, in neighbouring Europe, the United States and South Africa.

Record releases on: Unit Records, Alpinechic (both CH), Edition Wandelweiser Records (DE) and Silken Tofu (BE).

He has won the following grants and awards: "Best Debut Release 2008" (worldwide) awarded by AllAboutJazz, New York, for "Keller's <10>"; "Förderpreis 2010" from the City of Winterthur; "Artist Residency" in Cape Town, South Africa, 2012, awarded by the Pro Helvetia Foundation; "Moods Jazz & Blues Award 2013", 2nd prize for "Keller's 10"; "Artist in Residence" in Berlin, Germany, 2014/2015, awarded by the Canton of Zurich."

-Beat Keller Website (http://beatkeller.com/en/about/)
2/26/2024

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"Cem Güney is a Turkish-born sound artist who started within the jazz music field playing the trumpet. He studied music in California and he's a DJ since 1994."

-Loop.CL (http://www.loop.cl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=559&Itemid=27)
2/26/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Terra Incognita 04:51

2. A Bas Relief Of A Talisman 01:42

3. Tones Without An Interesting Name 19:30

4. Soft Kill Incubator 00:43

5. A Hint Of An Emotion 04:08

6. Green Almond 01:45

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