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New releases from Cryptogramophone

Everyone's favorite avant-jazz label has a couple of new releases in the offing for this spring. Look for new music from Zeena Parkins and Alex Cline.

by Jon Davis, Published 2013-04-02

From the press release:

THE ADORABLES is the latest band led by Zeena Parkins, harpist with Bjork, and a stalwart of the Downtown NY scene. Featuring percussionist Shayna Dunkelman and electronic guru Preshish Moments, THE ADORABLES mixes lush acoustic orchestration with live electronics, beats, and unusual instruments. Visceral, unearlthly, exquisitely rich sounds with drones, crafted sound processing, feedback and the guts of harp strings. Guest appearances by Deep Singh and Dave Sharma - percussion, Kristin Slipp - vocals, and Danny Blume - guitar. Click Here to find out more about this CD.

Alex Cline presents For People in Sorrow, a poignant re-imagining of the landmark composition by Roscoe Mitchell recorded live at the 2011 Angel City Jazz Festival. This audio CD and video DVD in a beautifully designed package features vocalist Dwight Trible, woodwind players Oliver Lake and Vinny Golia, Cornetist Dan Clucas, pianist Myra Melford, harpist Zeena Parkins, guitarist G.E. Stinson, violinist Jeff Gauthier, cellist Maggie Parkins, bassist Mark Dresser, and drummer-percussionist Alex Cline, with poet Larry Ward and chant by Sister Dang Ngheim, all conducted by Will Salmon.
Click Here to find out more about For People in Sorrow.


Filed under: New releases

Related artist(s): Jeff Gauthier, Zeena Parkins, Alex Cline

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