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Iron Kim Style

by Iron Kim Style

Iron Kim Style is an explosive Seattle-based jazz-rock improv quintet featuring Dennis Rea (6-string electric guitar), Jay Jaskot (drums), Bill Jones (trumpet), Thaddaeus Brophy (12-string electric guitar), and Ryan Berg (electric bass).
Genre: Avant Garde: Free Improvisation
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1. Mean Streets of Pyongyang
10:32 album only
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2. Gibberish Falter
4:36 album only
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3. Po' Breef
6:17 album only
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4. Don Quixotic
7:37 album only
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5. Adrift
7:44 album only
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6. Amber Waves of Migraine
5:37 album only
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7. Pachinko Malice
5:10 album only
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8. Dreams From Our Dear Leader
3:20 album only
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9. Jack Out the Kims
2:34 album only
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10. Slouchin' At the Savoy
2:24 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Named after the acrobatic martial arts approach espoused by Grandmaster “Iron” Kim, and taking playful aim at deranged North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il, Iron Kim Style’s eponymously titled debut CD is a totally improvised outing that stands in stark contrast to most specimens of the free-improv genre. The quintet has no purist axes to grind here but gleefully blends structure and abstraction, lyrical melodies and scalding noise, wicked funk and weightless balladry, jazz phrasing and bracing experimentalism into a rich and meaty sonic stew. The resulting music frequently sounds as if it were composed, due to the finely tuned listening skills of the participants after years of collective music-making.

Drawing on influences as diverse as Olivier Messiaen, electric-period Miles Davis, Terje Rypdal, John Abercrombie, heavy rock, and North Korean martial music, Iron Kim Style conjures spontaneous sonic epics that encompass everything from stomping grooves to grinding noise to passages of eerie beauty.

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