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Rob Mazurek

Rob Mazurek

Rob Mazurek is now “isolated,” he says. Typically a collaborator, the 36-year-old cornetist, electronica artist and painter recently relocated to Brazil to be with his wife, Roselis. But in typical Mazurek fashion, he’s only found an upside: “Mostly, I get to paint more, and the whole visual thing is becoming more of a prevalent influence.”

Mazurek paints in an abstract modernist style and prefers to “approach sound as blocks of color, which has potential to move forward or fold in on itself. I’ve been on this thing about nonlinear ways of thinking about sound generation. Jazz playing is extremely linear.”

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