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Kim / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Cholet: Taedong (Creative Sources)

Emulating the Korean river Taedong through it's undulating flows, uproar, flux and treachery in eleven succinct chamber-oriented improvisations from the quartet of South Korean tenor saxophonist Jung-Jae Kim, French-born South Korean-based drummer Quentin Cholet, with the Portuguese father/son duo of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello.
 

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Jung-Jae Kim-tenor saxophone

Ernesto Rodrigues-viola

Guilherme Rodrigues-cello

Quentin Cholet-drums


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UPC: 5609063407945

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs794
Squidco Product Code: 34112

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Studioboerne45, in Berlin, Germany, on June 13th 2023, by Ernesto Rodrigues.

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Emulating the Korean river Taedong through it's undulating flows, uproar, flux and treachery in eleven succinct chamber-oriented improvisations from the quartet of South Korean tenor saxophonist Jung-Jae Kim, French-born South Korean-based drummer Quentin Cholet, with the Portuguese father/son duo of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello. These recordings were captured in the studio in Berlin where Guilherme Rodrigues is based, each piece easily flowing into the next as their expressive playing approximates the large river, whose basin is believed to be the location of the Taedonggang Culture.


Artist Biographies

Jung-Jae Kim is a South Korean saxophonist, the leader of the band The JJ Motion.

-Squidco 4/10/2024

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"He has been playing the violin for 30 years and in that time has played all genres of music ranging from contemporary music to free jazz and improvised music, live and in the studio.

His main interest shifted towards contemporary improvised and composed music.

The relationship with his instruments is focused in sonic and textural elements.

Electronic music was an early influence on his approach to violin playing, which challenges traditional romantic concepts of the violin/viola through use of preparations and micro tuning.

Active in different settings on the Portuguese scene for free improvised music, both as a collaborator and in leading his own groups.

Music for Dance, Cinema, Video and Performance.

Has created the record label Creative Sources Recordings in 1999, which mainly concentrates on releasing experimental and electro-acoustic music."

-Creative Sources (http://creativesourcesrec.com/creative_artists.html)
4/10/2024

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"Was born 1988 in Lisboa, Portugal and started playing cello and trumpet at Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa at the age of 7. In 1999 joined Conservatório Nacional de Música de Lisboa to study classical and music theory and in the current year recorded his first album - Multiples - with Ernesto Rodrigues and José Oliveira out on Creative Sources Recordings.

Apart from work in music ensembles ranging for contemporary classical to free improvisation, also works with live music poetry, theatre and film-music. After lengthy residency in Lisboa, (1988-2016) moved to Berlin and has been active as composer and improviser in the scene.

Worked with some international and renewed artists like Ernesto Rodrigues, Jean-luc Guionnet, Margarida Garcia, Manuel Mota, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Sei Miguel, Tim Goldie, Jeffrey Morgan, Oren Marshall, Gerhard Uebele, Klaus Kurvers, Gabriel Paiuk, Nicolas Field, Jaime Fennelly, Blaise Siwula, Will Guthrie, Pawel Grabowski, Michael Thieke, Wade Matthews, Leonel Kaplan, Diego Chamy, Gabriel Paiuk, Barry Weisblat, Joe Giardullo, Jassem Hindi, Tisha Mukarji, Masahiko Okura, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Sharif Sehnaoui, Christine Abdelnour, Alexandre Bellenger, Carlos Zingaro, Romaric Sobac, Nuno Rebelo, Nuno Torres, Naoto Yamagashi, Heddy Boubaker, Gerhard Uebele, Guillermo Torres, Tomas Gris, Carlos Santos, Bruno Parrinha, Miguel Leiria Pereira, Miguel Ivo Cruz, Alberto Cirera, Nuno Morão, Mark Sanders, Dennis Gonzaléz, Alípio Carvalho Neto, Raymond Macdonald, Neil Davidson, David Stachenas, Lisa Ullén, D'incise, Cyril Bondy, Miguel Mira, Rodrigo Amado, Abdul Moimême, Monsieur Trinité, João Madeira, Álvaro Rosso, Gil Gonçalves, Marian Yanchyk, Filipe Passos, Rodrigo Pinheiro, Christian Wolfarth, Thanos Chrysakis, Bechir Saade, Kurt Liedwart, Miguel A. Garcia, Ilia Belorukov, Andrew Lafkas, Gao Jiafeng, Eric Wong, Johan Moir, Casey Moir, Magda Mayas, Matthias Muller, Alexander Frangenheim ...

Has performed and toured in all Europe. Released more than 30 albums of his own projects."

-Creative Sources (http://creativesourcesrec.com/creative_artists.html)
4/10/2024

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"Quentin Cholet (Drums) was exposed to music at his young age by his father who is a jazz pianist. He then studied drums and classical percussions in different schools in France and eventually moved to the Jazz Institut of Berlin to study with John Hollenbeck. After he finished his studies he moved to South Korea to study several months the local traditional music. He now keeps studying with the musicians he met over these last years in Europe. He recently created his own trio with which he wishes to explore improvisation, composition and the repertoire of various cultures."

-Quentin Cholet Trio, Terzomondo (https://www.terzomondo.de/event/quentin-cholet-trio/)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Observe Darkness 3:24

2. Treachery On Harmony 3:25

3. Uproar 6:19

4. Debris 5:49

5. Yeomyeong 3:52

6. Flux Tendulkar 4:22

7. Inner Space 5:04

8. Modeste Bestiaire 6:45

9. Undulatus Asperitas 6:38

10. Free Duty 8:40

11. Spleen 5:38

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Creative Sources
Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Chamber Jazz
Quartet Recordings
Asian Improvisation & Jazz
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
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