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Carter, Daniel / Stelios Mihas / Irma Nejando / Federico Ughi: Radical Invisibility [VINYL] (577 Records)

Debut of this group named by NY multi-instrumentalist Daniel Carter, with Stelios Mihas on guitar, Federico Ughi on drums, and (mysterious) Irma Nejando on bass, presenting this studio album of free, well-matched and interactive collective improvisations of acoustic and electric instrumentation, each track dedicated to artists who inspired the members of the quartet.
 

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Personnel:



Daniel Carter-saxophones, trumpet, clarinet, flute, keyboard

Stelios Mihas-guitar

Irma Nejando-bass

Federico Ughi-drums


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UPC: 023632674890

Label: 577 Records
Catalog ID: 5806
Squidco Product Code: 28091

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2019
Country: USA
Packaging: LP
Recorded at Sear Sound, in New York City, New York, on January 13th, 2018, by Jeremy Loucas.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"This is the debut album of a group dedicated to the invisible world. Some people operate invisibly by choice, some are invisible because of the nature of events in their life, some remain invisible and unknown against their will.

Legendary music master Daniel Carter came up with the title Radical Invisibility. He says about this project: "This group has signature attitude, and astonishing access to some of the enticingly key mysteries of musical creation... mood, atmosphere, recognizable group-sound identity. A graceful, but quite radical, radical, but quite graceful, subtle synthesis of a wide range of musical styles/genres/traditions/sensibilities. Divinely infectious".

In various sections of the music, the listener, may ask her/himself, "I know I'm somewhere notably specific and real, but how did I get here?".-577

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Artist Biographies

"Daniel Carter (born December 28, 1945, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American experimental saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet player active mainly in New York City since the early 1970s.

Carter is a prolific performer and has recorded or performed with William Parker, Federico Ughi, DJ Logic, Thurston Moore, Yo La Tengo, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Sonic Youth, scientist/musician Matthew Putman, Cooper-Moore, Sam Rivers, David S. Ware, Yoko Ono, Living Colour, Medensky Martin and Wood and Jaco Pastorius among others. He is a member of the cooperative free jazz groups TEST and Other Dimensions In Music."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/danielcarter/)
6/17/2024

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"Inspired by the infinite sonic possibilities of the guitar, Stelios' activities range from contemporary music to classical guitar to collaborating with a wide range of groups. Equally committed to the nylon as well as the electric guitar he combines elements of both worlds in his sound. He has played everywhere from dive bars & sticky basements to concert halls and stadiums.

Based in NYC he is currently working a.o. with Chamber Music (an acoustic duo with bassist Zach Swanson), Leo Genovese's cross genre large ensemble 'the Legal Aliens', the improvising music collective 'Listening Group', in a duo guitar setting with composer Marcelo Toledo and his own projects, the 'Unanimity' 5tet feat. Daniel Carter, as well as his electric guitar trio.

Stelios is also an active music educator. After being a faculty member of the South Shore Conservatory in Boston he has joined the team at Ezra Guitar. Since 2014 he is running his own distinguished music studio at Prospect Park, Brooklyn.

After completing studies on Musicology and Classical Guitar in his native Athens, Greece, he moved to Boston to study Contemporary Guitar at Berklee College of Music with jazz greats such as Mick Goodrick, Ed Tomassi, Hal Crook & Dave Santoro."

-Stelios Mihas Website (http://www.steliosmihas.com/bio)
6/17/2024

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"Federico Ughi is a drummer and composer based in New York. Federico Ughi's music infuses the New York avant-garde sound with a sense of melody inspired by the Italian classical and folk traditions of his childhood in Rome. Ornette Coleman has been a major influence for Federico as well as a mentor.

Born in Rome, Italy Federico relocated to London at age 21 to play music, from there moving to New York in 2000 again to play music. He has been based in Brooklyn, NY ever since.

He has performed or recorded with Daniel Carter, William Parker, The Cinematic Orchestra, Blue Foundation among others. Federico Ughi has performed throughout Italy, the UK, France, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, Lithuania, China, Mexico, Canada and the US."

-577 Records (http://www.577records.com/federicoughi/)
6/17/2024

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Track Listing:



SIDE A



1. Ms. Gertrude 4:05

2. Diaspora Guinea 14:27

SIDE B



1. weNyamombe and Gomukomu weSimbi 20:07

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Free Improvisation
Jazz
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
Quartet Recordings

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