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A first, after 48 years (and counting)…

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More to the point, this happened without any networking or hustling on my part. (In this regard, it should also be noted I am not a viable commodity in the now, and for some time commodified world of improvised music/free jazz, and, additionally, have no “handlers”.) So, particularly in ..read more

with Book of Sand

on YouTube

 

Motivations. There was (almost) enough money in the Shih Shih Wu Ai Records “account” to fund it. (Since the label’s inception in 1972, all proceeds, save for money paid back to associate producers, have been recycled into further publications.) From there, I wanted to document the sound of my instruments in a solo context within ..read more

Videographer Mike Yaeger was in town taking care of some family business and asked if he and his son, Andrew (a budding drummer) could come over and see me in action on the drum set and marimba with an eye to recording the “private concert” for YouTube. As the previous solo drum set/percussion post was ..read more

The current movement to “secure” every site, while understandable is, given the fact that securing one’s site requires a yearly fee, also a cash cow. (To say nothing of simply providing more challenges for hackers.) Any document orders on this site are done through snail mail or PayPal. No passwords nor financial information required. For ..read more

The music recorded during 2 days of sessions at Porgy & Bess in Vienna on May 26 and 27, 2016 — over three dozen 4 minute pieces featuring small groups culled from the 21 member reformARTorchestra —was originally intended to be published as a 2 CD set accompanying a follow-up book to “Wiener U-Bahn-Kunst”. ..read more

The motivations for allowing my work to be posted on YouTube, and links to the initial videos can be found here. Subsequently, footage and photos from May, 2015’s  reformARTwest concerts, a December, 2015  concert in memory of Sepp Mitterbauer , and a snippet of “noise” were posted. More recently, a 2016 Gmunden, Austria concert ..read more