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Comma


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Experimental

Status:

Most recent release, (voices) (1998)

See also:

Joe Zitt's site

Comparisons:

Anna Homler, John Zorn, Iva Bittová

Covers/own material:

Both: (voices) includes works by John Cage and Pauline Oliveros as well as by ensemble members.

General comments:

Their performances consisted of an improvisation, followed by 3 of Joe Zitt's compositions, an intermission, and then several more pieces, written by the other two members of the group and by John Cage. This is not easy listening, not pop, nor even really like any other vocal ensemble I'd heard before. Mostly difficult music, but quite fascinating. I think my favorite pieces were "Halleluyah Ketjak" by Joe Zitt and "Angelorum" (apparently an excerpt from a larger piece), by Thomas Bickley. While I can't recommend this to everyone, I'd certainly go see another show. (burka@jeffrey.net)

Recommended first album:

(voices)

Recordings:

(voices) (1998)

(voices)

Release info:

1998

Availability:

Available in some stores and over the Net. See the Comma Web site for ordering information

Ecto priority:

Recommended for fans of experimental music

Group members:

Joseph Zitt
Matthew Ross Davis
Thomas Bickley

Produced by:

Comma

Comments:

Experimental, different, fascinating listening.


Thanks to Joe Zitt for information to put together this entry.

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