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Ken Field

Ken Field
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United States
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Ken Field is a saxophonist, flautist, percussionist, and composer. Since 1988 he has been a member of the electrified modern music ensemble Birdsongs of the Mesozoic.
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http://kenfield.org
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Releases on file (15)
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Live Snakes Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Live Snakes
(Accurate Records AC-5065, 2014, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Dawn of the Cycads Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Dawn of the Cycads
(Cuneiform Rune 274/275, 2008, 2CD)
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Forked Tongue Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Forked Tongue
(Cuneiform Rune 269, 2008, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic with Oral Moses — Extreme Spirituals Birdsongs of the Mesozoic with Oral Moses — Extreme Spirituals
(Cuneiform Rune 241, 2006, CD)
Ken Field — Under the Skin Ken Field — Under the Skin
(Innova 208, 2006, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — The Iridium Controversy Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — The Iridium Controversy
(Cuneiform Rune 179, 2003, CD)
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Year of the Snake Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Year of the Snake
(Innova , 2003, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — 2001 Live Birds Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — 2001 Live Birds
(NEARfest Records NRF 005, 2001/2006, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic  — Petrophonics Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Petrophonics
(Cuneiform Rune 179, 2000, CD)
Field Katsui Kido Shimizu — Tokyo in F Field Katsui Kido Shimizu — Tokyo in F
(Sublingual SLR004, 2000, CD)
Ken Field — Pictures of Motion Ken Field — Pictures of Motion
(Arf! Arf! SFZ-002, 1999, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic  — Dancing on A'a Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Dancing on A'a
(Cuneiform Rune 69, 1995, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic  — Pyroclastics Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Pyroclastics
(Cuneiform Rune 35, 1992, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Faultline Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Faultline
(Cuneiform Rune 19, 1989, CD)
Ken Field — Subterranea Ken Field — Subterranea
(*, 0, CD)

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2020-03-17
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2020-03-06
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2020-02-18
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