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Oyauchi / Deku Duo: Now's The Time? [VINYL] (Armageddon Nova)

The first release on Japan's Armageddon Nova, now reissued as a limited 180gm double vinyl LP, presenting a 2012 concert at Performing Arts Center, in Japan in 2012 by the duo of free improvising alto saxophonist Aishi Oyauchi, a peer of Karou Abe in the 60s, and contrabassist Deku, a member of the 70s free improvising group New Jazz Syndicate.
 

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Aishi Oyauchi-alto saxophone, bells

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180gm vinyl

Label: Armageddon Nova
Catalog ID: AN-R1
Squidco Product Code: 27173

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: Japan
Packaging: LP
Recorded at Performing Arts Center, in Japan, on October 14th, 2012, by Yukiteru Asai.

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The first release on Japan's Armageddon Nova now reissued as a limited 180gm double vinyl LP, presenting a 2012 concert at Performing Arts Center, in Japan in 2012 by the duo of free improvising alto saxophonist Aishi Oyauchi, a peer of Karou Abe in the 60s, and contrabassist Deku, a member of the 70s free improvising group New Jazz Syndicate. This recording was made with analog recording gear to preserve the warmth of the performance.


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Artist Biographies

Aishi Oyauchi (大矢内愛史) is a free improvising alto saxophonist in the tradition of Kaoru Abe and who hails from the same first generation of Japanese free improvisers from the 1960s.

-Squidco 6/10/2024

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"Deku: In 1970 I got a contrabass lesson in earnest in Tokyo.

From the late 1970s I joined the improvisation group "New Jazz Syndicate". In the meantime, in Tokyo and elsewhere, I played with numerous dancers and poet players. In the 1980s by percussionist Mr. Masahiko Togashi as a supporter of 2 years to have you listen to a concert recording etc while two years. I returned home in the 1990s and started performance activities locally. Along with improvisation performance activities with my wife Aya, we brought many musical instruments from Asia, Africa and Central and South America gathered naturally, using them for "musical instrument play" (free collective improvisation) for both children and adults. I am looking forward to meeting the world of Kenji Miyazawa, my beloved person, and people who express various expressions. I thought that it was easy for children to remember the name "ku ku", I received it from Kenji's "Decunova". I can not count live or instrument play.

I often read Buddhist books. Loving the song of the star tour and the song of the bird etc. Improvisation, if you like songs, they do not care about anything. Sometimes it is a type that puts water on the trough and hits them in it, enjoying various kinds of freedom. I like the interesting sounds of instruments that have come out of people's lives in various countries, and I think that children want to feel a strange feeling rather than a tidy sound. Do it freely. When I was in high school, I used Judo as Hokkaido's best 4, a short distance of 100 meters on the ground, taking advantage of the shotgun's throw and its strength, the powerful hot performances, the usual things are warm, and while I am asleep, I have no constitution of having a dream at all, When playing instruments, something gushes up, becoming a different person, sometimes watching strange things, it seems to be able to learn a magical feeling."

-Aya Ogawa sokkyogumo (Translated by Google) (https://www.ayaogawavoicepiano.com/deku-biography)
6/10/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Bubbles 15:28

SIDE B



1. Accordion Solo 18:44

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