First album from the strikingly original and deeply satisfying combination of analogue synthesizer, trombone and violins in the hands of three masters of improvisation. The live concert recordings from FUTCH demonstrate a wide range of musical expression, from the interpolation of common timbral materials to a finely balanced rhythmic and melodic counterpoint. Jazzwerkstatt 010
'Rock/Paper/Scissors' - first performance of a radical new interface between violin improvisation, composition, orchestra, and conductor. Highlights here.
'Beak' - Kronos Quartet plays the world premiere, a composition based on the song of a Pied Butcherbird by Jon Rose and Hollis Taylor.
'Night Songs' celebrates an interspecies multi-media engagement between the ancient music of a uniquely Australian songbird - Cracticus nigrogularis (the Pied Butcherbird) and Australia's premiere new music group Ensemble Offspring. Documentation here.