Mysterium | An Electric Soundpainting Septet

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An Electric Soundpainting Septet

by Mysterium

“Each week I get at least one disc that surprises me with how amazing it is. This is this week’s hidden treasure. No matter how well or little known the musicians are, it doesn’t really matter when it’s this good.” -Downtown Music Gallery
Genre: Jazz: Jazz-Funk
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1. Hocus Pocus
6:21 album only
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2. 1,000 Little Mutinies
5:25 album only
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3. The Eulipion Dance of the 5,000 Lb. Man
7:38 album only
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4. Paddy Whack
3:23 album only
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5. A Tale of the Lotus Eaters
3:29 album only
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6. Wile E. Coyote
4:14 album only
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7. Tired Ol' Sisyphus
5:51 album only
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8. Presto Chango
4:51 album only
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9. Harlequin
3:52 album only
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10. Damsel
5:12 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Mysterium is a project designed to function as a worldwide bridge-way to isolated improvising artists, of multiple mediums, cultures, disciplines, genders and generations, to come together and engage in new work. Due to the rotation of concept and personnel, it has a built in mechanism to keep things new and fresh, to push and challenge those involved, throwing them into new territories and experiences, creating a more expansive and visceral work.

Mysterium – An Electric Soundpainting Septet is the third and latest configuration in the ongoing Mysterium Continuum. It’s aim is to harness the vibrancy, creativity and spirit of improvised music into and through the compositional process, itself improvisational in performance, of Soundpainting. Soundpainting is the universal live composing sign language created by New York composer Walter Thompson for musicians, dancers, actors, poets, and visual artists working in the medium of structured improvisation. It is a fantastic system which not only allows the player(s) the freedom to improvise while still achieving intentional structural and compositional elements but also challenges the improvisor by setting up a diversity of constantly shifting frameworks, in real time, which the improvisor must then actualize. As an additional challenge, we have set for ourselves to make this band somewhat of a dance band. Dancing to totally improvised music? Who could have thought?

Mysterium – An Electric Soundpainting Septet:
Eric John Eigner - Drumset
James Ilgenfritz - Electric Bass
Adam Caine - Electric Guitar
Sam Kulik - Trombone
Jeremy Danneman - Alto Sax
Lorenzo Sanguedolce - Tenor Sax
Evan Mazunik – Soundpainter

* For Complete Bio Information On The Ensemble Please Visit:
http://www.mysteriumproject.com

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