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Robert Burke - Mercurochrome

Robert Burke - Mercurochrome
Recorded October 2014 at Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, the band was to learn and perform the compositions but "...no instructions were given regarding artistic direction in the improvisations, they were inherently connected to the compositions or central ideas developed as a basis of the musical conversation" - Rob Burke.

What can be noted is what is familiar; styles that have influenced both composition and improvisation, including: jazz, classical western music (tonal and atonal), african and pop/rock.

Robert Burke - an improvising musician form Australia, has performed and composed on over 200 CDs and toured extensively internationally. He has released 9 CDs under his own name having recorded and performed with Kenny Werner, Dave Douglas, Paul Grabowsky, Hermeto Pascoal, Vince Jones, Kate Ceberano, Joe Camilleri, George Lewis.

New-York based Mark Helias is one of the most significant bass players on the jazz/improvisation scene. His vast knowledge of music, creativity and innovation makes him such an important figure in the advancement of improvised music.

Nasheet Waits is one of the most in-demand and respected drummers in New York. Nasheet has played with the 'who's who' of current jazz legends.

Also appearing are: Paul Williamson, Jordan Murray and Paul Grabowsky.

About this track...

Excellent opener from Burke's 2015 release Power of the Idea.

Details
Number Of People In Act 5 Piece
State/Territory Artist Is Based In VIC
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Melbourne
Taken From The Release Titled Power of the Idea
Copyright Holder's Name Robert Burke
Media Servicing Date 2015-06-05
Main Genre Jazz
Genre 2 Instrumental
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
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