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Brazilian polyrhythms and a 100-foot-long instrument

Max Reinhardt takes a trip around the outer edges of experimental music with an improvisation for 100 feet of stainless steel string, Brazilian polyrhythms and classic reggae.

Max Reinhardt takes a trip around the outer edges of experimental music. The genre-defying improvising cellist Okkyung Lee pairs up with Ellen Fullman and her Long String Instrument - 100ft strings of taught stainless steel in a Swedish bakery for a one-off live performance. A new Brazilian big band from bassist Itibere Zwarg, a long standing collaborator with Hermeto Pascoal, brings joy and colour to the end of January. And some bonus material from Trojan label stalwarts The Pioneers and a double reissue of their late 1960s albums Long Shot and Battle of the Giants.

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Lisa O'Neill

    Blackbird

    • Heard a Long Gone Song.
    • River Lea.
  • Vula Viel

    We Are

    • Do Not Be Afraid.
    • Vula Viel Records.
  • Alister Spence & Sakoto Fujii

    Imagine Meeting You Here

    • Imagine Meeting You Here.
  • Sarah Louise

    Rime

    • Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars.
    • Thrill Jockey.
  • Seu Jorge

    Rebel, Rebel

    • The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions.
    • Hollywood Records.
  • Itiberê Orquestra Família

    Na Carioca

    • Pedra Do Espia.
    • Far Out.
  • Julius Eastman

    Buddha (1984)

    Performer: Kukuruz Quartet.
    • Julius Eastman Piano Interpretations.
    • Intakt Records.
  • The Pioneers

    Easy Come, Easy Go

    • Long Shot / Battle Of The Giants.
    • Cherry Red Records.
  • Maurice Louca

    Laika

    • Elephantine.
    • Sub Rosa.
  • Ingrid Plum

    Icons Of Elegance

    • Taut.
    • Fractal Meats.
  • Jenny Moore's Mystic Business

    Tear Things Up

    • Jenny Moore’s Mystic Business.
    • The Audacious Art Experiment.
  • Merlin Nova

    Fast Track

    • Protect Your Flame.
    • Blank Editions.
  • Ellen Fullman & Okkyung Lee

    The Air Around Her - Part II

    • The Air Around Her.
    • 1703 Skivbolaget.
  • Kitka

    Zapovedi blazenstv / The Beatitudes (Russian)

    • Evening Star.

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