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Bozek / Takahashi: SADOIL (Creative Sources)

Pointillistic, scrabbly and playful improvisation from the duo of Polish double bassist Marcin Bozek, known for creating and as the conductor of the Gdynia Improvisers Orchestra, and viola improviser and baroque musician Marie Takahashi of Reanimation Quartet; together their five improvisations show remarkable technique, momentum and determination in a wonderful confluence of strings.
 

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Marcin Bozek-acoustic bass

Marie Takahashi-viola


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UPC: 5609063408041

Label: Creative Sources
Catalog ID: cs804
Squidco Product Code: 34428

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2024
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Chops Music, in Gdansk, Poland, on November 11th, 2023, by Greg Sycz Jr.

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Pointillistic, scrabbly and playful improvisation from the duo of Polish double bassist Marcin Bozek, known for creating and as the conductor of the Gdynia Improvisers Orchestra, and viola improviser and baroque musician Marie Takahashi of Reanimation Quartet; together their five improvisations show remarkable technique, momentum and determination in a wonderful confluence of strings.


Artist Biographies

"Marcin Bożek - (born on 17th April 1979) A musician, an improviser, a composer. A graduate of the Department of Jazz & Entertaining Music at the Music Academy in Katowice. He received his Master's degree in the field of the Art of playing the bass guitar (in 2003). The laureate of many prizes at the international festivals & contests. Since 2007 he has co-created the Polish improvising music scene. He has improvised with the musicians, actors, painters, artists, dancers as well as solo. The creator and a conductor of "Gdynia Improvisers Orchestra"."

-Marcin Bozek Website (https://marcinbozek.pl/)
4/22/2024

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"Marie Takahashi, modern and baroque violist, improviser was born in Sapporo, Japan, in 1985.

After her studies and career as a classical musician in Japan and in Europe she moved to Berlin in 2016. Inspired by this city she started more original and creative activities such as improvisations, collaborations with different kinds of artists and performing new arrangements of baroque pieces.

In 2018 she started experimental composition using calligraphy techniques , colors, shapes and numbers . Her debut as a composer with Reanimation Quartet had a big success.

Having baroque music as her base she builds vivid contrast of minimal , abstract and emotional sounds on it."

-Marie Takahashi Website (https://marietakahashi.info/bio/)
4/22/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Sadoil 3:48

2. Est 5:36

3. Marie 5:42

4. I 7:13

5. Marcin 5:13

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