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Finn Peters Music of the Mind and Eugene Chadbourne Session

Jez Nelson presents Finn Peters's Music of the Mind, recorded in concert at Cafe Oto, plus avant-jazz-folk from Eugene Chadbourne in a session with percussionist Roger Turner.

Jez Nelson presents Finn Peters' Music of the Mind, recorded in concert at Cafe Oto, plus avant-jazz-folk from Eugene Chadbourne in session with percussionist Roger Turner.

Imagine if you only needed to think of a melody to hear it out loud? That was the idea behind award-winning reeds player Finn Peters' new project. Using the latest advances in Brain Computer Interface technology, Peters and Matthew Yee King, a software developer and improviser, have mapped Finn's moods to form the basis of compositions, and created software that learns and recreates his style of playing. The results might be academic if it weren't for the all-star young British players showcased here, such as tuba virtuoso Oren Marshall and the highly versatile drummer Tom Skinner.

Eugene Chadbourne is a genuine one-off who brings together free improvisation with post-punk country and western. On a rare visit to the UK from the US he plays banjo and sings in this exclusive session, and is joined by British percussionist Roger Turner.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Joby Waldman.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Chris Potter

    Rumples

    • Ultrahang.
    • Artistshare.
  • Jez speaks to Finn about his project that enables people to think music into being

    • Untitled

  • Finn Peters Music of the Mind, recorded at CafĂ© Oto on 29 October 2010

    • Untitled

      Line up: Finn Peters (Flute/Sax), Tom Skinner (Drums, Electronics), Oren Marshall (Tuba), Lewis Wright (Vibes/Percussion), Matthew Yee King (Computers)

    • Finn Peters

      Meditation

      Composer: Finn Peters

    • Finn Peters

      Agitation

      Composer: Finn Peters

    • Finn Peters

      Mta

      Composer: Finn Peters

    • Finn Peters

      Virus

      Composer: Finn Peters, Tom Skinner & Matthew Yee King

    • Finn Peters

      Sleep Music 1

      Composer: Finn Peters

    • Finn Peters

      Popcorn Brain

      Composer: Finn Peters

  • Euguene Chadbourne & Roger Turner in session

    • Untitled

      Line up: Eugene Chadbourne (bango & vocals), Roger Turner (percussion)

    • Eugene Chadbourne & Roger Turner

      Easier Said Than Done

      Composer: Eugene Chadbourne

    • Eugene Chadbourne & Roger Turner

      The Old Piano

      Composer: Eugene Chadbourne

    • Eugene Chadbourne & Roger Turner

      Tennessee Fox Hunt

      Composer: Eugene Chadbourne

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