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Japonize Elephants

Japonize Elephants
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When not performing with Radio Lab, Beats Antique, Donovan, Aaron Freeman (Ween), Feist, or John Vanderslice, the members of Japonize Elephants are hard at work conjuring an ensemble at once absurd and profound. Influences merge and diverge—the Stanley Brothers meet Zappa, the tenor sax meets the glockenspiel... and invite junk percussion, vibraphone, accordion, guitar, bass, flute, saxophones, trumpet, violin, banjo, and vocals to the fiesta.
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http://www.thejaponizeelephants.com
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Japonize Elephants — Mélodie Fantastique Japonize Elephants — Mélodie Fantastique
((Not on label) TZME 04, 2012, CD)
Japonize Elephants — 40 Years of Our Family Japonize Elephants — 40 Years of Our Family
(*, 0, CD)
Japonize Elephants — Bob's Bacon Barn Japonize Elephants — Bob's Bacon Barn
(*, 0, CD)
Japonize Elephants — Le Fete Du Cloune-Pirate Japonize Elephants — Le Fete Du Cloune-Pirate
(*, 0, CD)

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