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Nakatani, Tatsuya

Nakatani Mixtape Vol 1 - 2018 [CASSETTE]

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Nakatani Mixtape Vol 1 - 2018 [CASSETTE] (Nakatani-Kobo)

A series of recordings from percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani's many travels in the US and Canada, both live and in the studio, with solo work and duos with Mark Molnar on cello, Mark Weaver on tuba, Gil Selinger on cello, Bonnie Kane on amplified saxophone and flute, and Rhonda Taylor on baritone saxophone.
 

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Tatsuya Nakatani-percussion, gongs

Mark Molnar-cello

Mark Weaver-tuba

Gil Selinger-cello

Bonnie Kane-amplified saxophone, flute

Rhonda Taylor-baritone saxophone


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Label: Nakatani-Kobo
Catalog ID: None
Squidco Product Code: 26329

Format: CASSETTE
Condition: New
Released: 2018
Country: USA
Packaging: Cassette
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A series of recordings from percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani's many travels in the US and Canada, both live and in the studio, with solo work and duos with Mark Molnar on cello, Mark Weaver on tuba, Gil Selinger on cello, Bonnie Kane on amplified saxophone, flute, and Rhonda Taylor on baritone saxophone.


Artist Biographies

"Tatsuya Nakatani. Acoustic Sound Artist, Master Percussionist. b. 1970, Osaka Japan

Tatsuya Nakatani is an acoustic sound artist and master percussionist originally from Osaka, Japan. He has released over eighty recordings in North America and Europe. Residing in the USA since the mid-nineties, he has performed countless solo percussion concerts and has collaborated with hundreds of artists in international music festivals, university concert halls, art museums and independent venues. Infamous for his constant touring, Nakatani criss-crosses the country every year inspiring audiences with his pioneering sound. In addition to his solo performances, he conducts the Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO), a mobile community engagement project which organizes local ensembles performing on multiple bowed gongs.Nakatani teaches master classes and workshops at universities, giving students an opportunity to share his unique musical approach and philosophy for creating visceral, non-linear music.

He has created his own instrumentation, effectively inventing many instruments and extended techniques. Utilizing drums, gongs, cymbals, singing bowls, wooden sticks, metal objects, and the bows and mallets he handcrafts in his Kobo; he creates an intense, intuitively primitive, expressive music that defies genre. His work references improvised-experimental music, free jazz, and noise, while still retaining the sense of space and beauty found in traditional Japanese folk music."

-Tatsuya Nakatani Website (http://www.hhproduction.org/tatsuya_bio.html)
7/10/2024

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"A trombone and baritone horn player in high school, Mark Weaver was 26 before he realized that it was the sound of the tuba for which he was looking. Since then, he has performed, toured, and recorded in a range of music ensembles including new-music groups, poetry+music ensembles, and collaborations with film and theater productions. Born in Albuquerque NM in 1958, Mark has been responsible for producing hundreds of regional music events with local and international artists, most visibly with "THE ROOST Creative Music Series" which presented 57 shows at various Albuquerque venues between 2009-2015.

Mark's group UFO Ensemble (brass+drums quartet exploring original compositions and improvisations) was featured at the 2012 annual UNM Composer's Symposium/Outpost Creative Soundspace Festival, and also at the 2016 New Mexico Jazz Festival.

His current activity includes collaborations with regional and touring artists, solo performance, jazz and chamber music ensembles, and various NM based groups.

previous work includes collaborations with:

multi-instrumentalist/composer Jeremy Bleich (2011-2015)

multi-woodwind player/composer Anthony Braxton (2003)

trumpeter/composer Bill Clark (2007-2011)

trumpeter/composer Dan Clucas (2001-2018)

multi-instrumentalist/composer J.A. Deane (1997-1998)

percussionist/composer Harris Eisenstadt (2000-2007)

violinist/composer Malcolm Goldstein (2003)

trombonist/composer Mark McGrain (2012)

cornetist/composer/conductor Butch Morris (1998)

percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani (2005-2018)

trombonist/composer Roswell Rudd (2000)

dbl-bassist Damon Smith (2001-2015)

woodwinds player Biggi Vinkeloe (2001-2015)

percussionist Alan Zimmerman (2018)"

-Mark Weaver Website (https://www.mweaver.net/about)
7/10/2024

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"Dedicated improvisor and electro acoustic pioneer, Bonnie Kane's music is formed from equal exposure to the avant-garde, hard core and the psychedelic.

Integrating saxophone, flute, feedback and electronics, her solo and group work traverse the genres of noise, free jazz and improvisation, psych rock, jam band, and bio-composition. She brought her "Fresh Sound Guarantee" to her first show at the Rochester Planetarium, performances at a Bosnian refugee camp, outdoor festivals, art spaces, rock, jazz, and punk clubs. She has toured nationally and worldwide, performing extensively throughout her Eastern USA base.

A bandleader since the 1990s, with over 30 releases, those she has performed and recorded with include: John Spencer, Tatsuya Nakatani, Chris Forsyth, Kevin Shea, Shayna Dulberger, Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut, Blaise Siwula, Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Chris Welcome, Federico Ughi, Walter Wright, Andrea Pensado, Chris Strunk, and John Loggia. New collaborations are continually evolving."

-Bonnie Kane Website (http://bonniekane.com/bio/)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Live @ General Assembly, Ottawa, Canada 5/27/2018 (3:38)

2. Live @ General Assembly, Ottawa, Canada 5/27/2018 (17:51)

3. Studio Session in TorC, NM 1/24/2018 (3:17)

SIDE B



1. Live In Denver, Colorado 5/10/2018 (3:11)

2. Live @ Flywheel in Easthampton, MA 6/1/2017 (7:27)

3. Studio Session in Ottawa, Canada 5/28/2018 (7:34)

4. Studio Session in TorC, NM 2/7/2018 (1:08)

5. Studio Session in TorC, NM 2/13/2018

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