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Ken Field

Ken Field
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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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2019-03-20
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2019-03-03
Seaprog 2019 Lineup Almost Complete – The Seaprog festival in Seattle is scheduled for June 7-9 this year, and they've announced their lineup of performers. The revitalized Trettioåriga Kriget will cap Friday night, perennial favorites Marbin are on Saturday, and District 97 will finish off the fest on Sunday night. In support, they've booked a stellar variety of artists from the Northwest and around the world, including EchoTest, Markus Reuter and Trey Gunn, and the live debut of the amazing Troot project. » Read more

2019-02-21
You Can Be Part of an Ambient Electronic Project – The Gesture of History is a new electronic project put together by Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, Steve Roach, and violist Sam Shadow. The music started as an instrumental track Rosenthal was working on for a Black Tape album, but took on a life of its own and demanded further enhancements. The majority of the funds raised will go to manufacturing costs for LP and CD editions, as well as other items as detailed on the Kickstarter page. » Read more

2019-01-31
Keyboardist Ingo Bischof R.I.P. – Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975. » Read more

2019-01-11
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