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David Torn's Prezens

Jez Nelson presents guitarist David Torn's project Prezens, featuring Tim Berne on alto sax, Craig Taborn on keyboards and Tom Rainey on drums. Recorded in January 2008 at London's Vortex jazz club.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Robert Abel

CD TRACK

Artist David Torn / Tim Berne / Craig Taborn / Tom Rainey
Track Title AK
Album Title Prezens
Composer David Torn / Tim Berne / Craig Taborn / Tom Rainey
Label ECM

DAVID TORN’S PREZENS RECORDED LIVE AT THE VORTEX JAZZ CLUB 14TH JANUARY 2008

LINE UP
David Torn – guitar/ sampling/ electronics
Tim Berne – saxophone
Craig Taborn – keyboards
Tom Rainey – drums

15-MINUTE EXTRACT FROM SET 1
- All improvised and composed by the group

JEZ NELSON INTERVIEWS DAVID TORN

FULL 53-MINUTE SET 2
- All improvised and composed by the group

JOURNALIST JOHN FORDHAM DISCUSSES DAVID TORN AND PREZENS WITH JEZ NELSON

LINKS:
www.davidtorn.net
www.myspace.com/prezens

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Album – Prezens
Label – ECM (2007)

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Album – Oah
Label – 75 Ark Records(2000)

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 15 Aug 2008 23:30

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