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MCBANE, M.: Chamber Music (Place) (Build)

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MCBANE, M.: Chamber Music (Place) (Build)

Composer(s):McBane, Matt
Artist(s) Build, Ensemble
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue NWAM028
Label New Amsterdam
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
CD
USD 11.99
 

 
MP3
USD 9.99
 

 

   



Neat CD by a new Chamber/Jazz Group
Review By AB108883,March 2011

I enjoyed this new CD by this group of eclectic musicians playing drums/percussion, piano, violin, string bass, and cello. They represent the new movement towards fusing Jazz, Rock, and Classical music both stylistically and instrumentally. The original pieces by violinist Matt McBane emphasize heavy, almost minimalist rhythmic sequences with increasing tension frequently growing throughout each piece until a final climax is reached. Some of the pieces are too difficult to listen to, but I enjoyed the creativity of most of them and found the CD to be a worthwhile addition to my music collection.

Place by Build-- Music of Matt McBane New Amsterdam Records
Review By mm119339,May 2011

A profusion of new Post-post-minimalism is pouring out from this Brooklyn based label—a whole new generation of hipsters who might find the music of Riley, Part Andreiessen Reich, Adams, Gordon, Glass, Marshall, and Torke all a bit passé. Matt McBanes’ band, Build, is very representative of that tectonic shift.

The 1st piece, Behavior Patterns, starts as a canonic, pizzicato fest not unlike earlier 60’s Polish aleatoric music--only here there is a groove. What makes it doubly shocking is the jarring harmonic modulations introduced by Dave Brubeckish piano chords. Just as it seems to drift into what can be described a more a jazzy sound (probably emanating from the acoustic walking bass) suddenly many strange unison doublings appear at the end. The piece is strangely very more....







 

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