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by JT Bates/Adam Linz/Terrence McManus

A carefully thought post-free approach to jazz trio playing from a deconstructive perspective questioning instrument role, density, pulse, harmony and melody and proposing, in the ensuing void, an unprejudiced interaction expanding across genders."-Modist
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1. Forward
Terrence McManus/JT Bates/Adam Linz
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2. Entrance
Terrence McManus/JT Bates/Adam Linz
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3. First Duo
Terrence McManus/Adam Linz
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4. Thermic
Terrence McManus/JT Bates/Adam Linz
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5. Premonition
Adam Linz
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6. Cataclysm
Terrence McManus/JT Bates
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7. Arepticious
Terrence McManus
4:45 $0.99
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8. Volatiles
Terrence McManus/JT Bates/Adam Linz
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9. Second Duo
Terrence McManus/Adam Linz
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10. Exit
Terrence McManus/JT Bates/Adam Linz
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"Bates/Linz/McManus, a trio effort joining drummer J.T Bates, bassist Adam Linz and McManus, begins with a persistent bass motif that Linz doggedly sticks to as Bates enters with off-kilter drum beats and McManus strums dissonant extrapolations. Unified by a common melodic theme, the players nonetheless maintain three distinctly different approaches, occasionally coming together in brief harmony before restlessly setting off on disparate paths.
A collection of trios, duets and solos, the album is a mixture of unique improvisations, ranging from the stuttering trio groove of “x(fin)” to the desolate, distorted soundscape that is “Cataclysm”. McManus’ skills as a guitarist and knack for experimentation are apparent throughout, most strikingly on “Arepticious”, a piece that features his distorted guitar amid patched electronic samples and the kind of stuttering interference that results from holding a cell phone up to an amplifier.
This kind of freewheeling, minimalist improvisational style is a potent mix of jazz, classical and rock. Drawing equally from Jimi Hendrix, Steve Reich and Derek Bailey, McManus and company seem hell-bent on not only creating a unique group sound, but also redefining the role and accepted notions of their respective instruments."
By Matthew Miller, All About Jazz New York, December 2007

"The set opens up with a tasty repeating bass figure, Linz's woody tone establishing a nice contrast with McManus as they enter some fine counterpoint."Entrance" buzzes with activity, with lots of dense clusters and racing staccato like a Joe Morris improvisation."-Jason Bivin CADENCE MAGAZINE, Winter 2008

"A carefully thought post-free approach to jazz trio playing from a deconstructive perspective questioning instrument role, density, pulse, harmony and melody and proposing, in the ensuing void, an unprejudiced interaction expanding across genders."
-reviewed by Modisti (Spain)
October 4, 2006

Bassist Adam Linz is very active in the avant garde music scene. From 1995 to 1999 Linz led East Coasting, a New York City-based ensemble dedicated to the performance of Mingus' music. Linz has also performed with the Mingus Big Band. Linz is also a member of Gloryland Ponycat, with Saxophonist George Cartwright.

jt bates keeps busy. he likes to play as much as possible. any music. recently: -gigs in france with michel portal, tony hymas, tony malaby, bruno chevillon.(for michel's new record on universal jazz france) -on dosh' new release on doshfamily- "live at the triple rock"(feat jeremy ylvisaker, andrew bird, michael lewis, adam linz)(also released by anticon on itunes) -the pines record will be out in april on REd House(benson ramsey, david huckfelt, chris morrissey, produced by Bo Ramsey) -new dean magraw trio "unseen rain" out on candyrat records(internet only label!!)(my first chance to finally record with dean and jim anton after years of playing!) -2nd fat kid wednesdays release for hope street/NATO "singles" out in france late 06(recently picked up by navarre for us distibution!!) -face candy-improvised hip hop now out on rhymesayers! (eyedea, jt bates, casey o'brien)

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