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31 01 12

Miroir edit

Voilà an early edit of the secound recording session with Wertmüller for the radio piece “Le miroir qui revient qui revient” (Deutschlandradio/Desalmand):

miroir in progress

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05 01 12

Miroir recording session II

I have written a couple of beats and variation stuff for a secound recording session with Michael Wertmüller. We are in my little studio for two days. I manipulate the drums while WM is playing, I play just few saxophone. Some edits with material of this very session can be heard here.

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21 09 11

Improvised music at AdK

Full Blast (Brötzmann/Wertmüller/Pliakas) invite me to an evening session after their workshop on improvised music at AdK. I play a short solo after Olaf Rupp in the first set, in the secound set I play with Peter Brötzmann and Conny Bauer. The latter I didn’t know (or only from his duo with Peter in the first set of this very session) – what a splendid musician. The session shows that there are elder musicians who sound young and younger musicians who sound old.

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11 07 11

Mirrored prayer

Desalmand: ahoxa II

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26 05 11

Recording session with Wertmüller at AdK

This session initiates a radio play after a text of Alain Robbe-Grillet. I will come back to this project later. Michael Wertmüller plays the drums, we record at the electroacoustic studio of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin.
Here you find an extract of the session.

Desalmand/Wertmüller: session extract 1

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25 04 11

Full blossom

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This is one of the first takes of a series of outdoor recordings. Camera: Ma Raab. Saxophone: me. I can imagine loads of times and places and collaborations for a continuation of this series.

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10 11 10

Duo with Kalle Kalima

I make another duo recording session. This time my counterpart is Kalle Kalima on guitar. The aim is to explore the means of communication and organisation. We don’t fix the structures but agree on roles for each instrumentalist.
Here is a short extract from the session.

Desalmand/Kalima: session extract

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18 09 10

The Lump200 Band play “Bart”

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11 08 08

Otan Utan

Picture © Gabriela Löffel

I play several sessions with Peter Horisberger. He was already the drummer of my band louCHe. I love playing with him but the duo will not survive. Our attitudes towards music and how it should be organized really differ – Peter usually plays with standard jazz combos, amazing, if I think of his level of freedom.
Listen what we will miss.

Desalmand/Horisberger: screamutan

Desalmand/Horisberger: orangutan

Desalmand/Horisberger: röstutan

Picture © Gabriela Löffel
Pictures © Gabriela Löffel

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26 09 05

Album out: DIZZYLAND

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Lump200: Back from Dizzyland

 

Finally Mentalgroove puts out this album. It contents some dance associated music and two video clips, one clip by Miriam Stein and one by mine. Ha. Let’s start with the director’s cut.

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Find an interview on this album here.

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