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RE: Torn in London
yeah got a recording as well on MD. listened to it last night, the sound
isn't amazing but it'll serve its purpose...anyway, it was definitely
some of the most beautiful and intense music i have heard in a
while...might be going to birmingham on saturday...
From: jj 179 [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 20 November 2003 14:47
Subject: RE: Torn in London
This sounds amazing. Did anybody happen to get a recording of it??? ;)
>From: Dave Trenkel <email@example.com>
>Subject: RE: Torn in London
>Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 10:18:01 -0800
>This is from John Zorn listserve, may be of interest for you (lucky)
>who get to see these show. Hey, I guess it's your reward for putting up
>with our alleged president at the moment...
>When I first heard about these shows, I was assuming that Torn was
>replacing marc Ducret, but no, it looks like you get both. Ducret is a
>really wonderful player, I'd urge anyone not to miss these shows.
>>Tim Berne and Science Friction together with the Arte Saxophone
>>David Torn played Exeter UK last night.
>>It was a great evening. It started with Berne, Ducret (on acoustic
>>guitar) and the quartet playing Quicksand then they were joined by
>>Craig Taborn, Tom Rainey and David Torn for a special commission from
>>the BBC called Untitled
>>(Still) "How pretentious, now that I've said it out loud!"
>>The second half began with a saxophone quartet piece and ended with a
>>long improv/medley of Science Friction with Torn.
>>Torn played far more guitar than I expected and was less involved with
>>shaping the whole band sound. He spent most of the time adding
>>atmospheric guitar parts with occasional treatments of the quartet. He
>>was quite content to leave the actual guitar leads to Ducret who was
>>ripping it up like a bastard child of David Fiuczynski and Derek
>>Anybody on the list who can make LONDON Queen Elizabeth Hall tonight;
>>OXFORD Thurs; HUDDERSFIELD Friday or BIRMINGHAM Saturday make the
>>effort, you won't regret it. Too bad that they were blown out by a
>>promoter for the Manchester gig on Monday night.
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