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Philipp Gerschlauer/David Fiuczynski: Mikrojazz! Neue Expressionistische Musik (RareNoise)

Guitarist Dave “Fuze” Fiuczynski has been knocking down the walls between jazz and microtonal music for over a decade now. But on Mikrojazz, the former Screaming Headless Torsos honcho, now the director of the Planet MicroJam Institute at Berklee, has found some noteworthy collaborators who take this experimental genre to another level—folks like legendary drummer … Read More “Philipp Gerschlauer/David Fiuczynski: Mikrojazz! Neue Expressionistische Musik (RareNoise)”

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David Fiuczynski: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian MicroJam!

David “Fuze” Fiuczynski dedicates his latest opus, Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian MicroJam!, to Olivier Messiaen and the late hip-hop innovator J Dilla. The opening song is called “Loon-Y Tunes.” This is one of the most disciplined, finely crafted records he’s ever made. Messiaen was fascinated with birdcalls and sought to emulate their rhythm and tonality in … Read More “David Fiuczynski: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian MicroJam!”

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David Fiuczynski: Planet Microjam

Planet MicroJam is yet another imaginative product of guitarist-composer David Fiuczynski’s macro-vision. In this instance, his global perspective inspires 11 curious, surprising and often witty sonic excursions. Beethoven rubs-or bumps-shoulders with Sun Ra. Arabic, African, Turkish and Chinese influences surface here and there (to say nothing of rock, jazz and blues elements), and several microtonal … Read More “David Fiuczynski: Planet Microjam”

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