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Kabuki by Phil Haynes

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Album Title: Sanctuary
Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015


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Fiona's Comments

Possibly the sounds of surfaces you walk past on the way home from work, might you take a drum stick and drag it along each one without stopping. #deconstructedconstructions #arty

About the Album

'Kabuki' historically can be defined as a type of stylized dance and drama in Japanese culture. Building off of this, "Kabuki" is a track off of drummer Phil Haynes’ first solo CD, "Sanctuary". This recording of original music for solo drum-set brings a lifetime of unaccompanied experimentation and study into focus over the course of an hour-long performance that blurs the lines between composition and improvisation, sound and space, instinct and action, as well as classical new music and spontaneous 'free' composition. Full of rich musical textures, mysterious sonics and startling gestures, "Sanctuary" is a compelling excursion that reveals Haynes’ inventive thought process in real-time action. Out September 29 on CornerStoreJazz

Track Listing

I Awaken: Spirits; Aqua; Rapid Eye Movement; Pollock; Hands and Stones; II Eastern Thoughts: Ritual Call; An Answer; Sympathetic Membranes; Wind in the Chime; Kabuki; III Western Habits: Longer Shorter; Whispers; Metal at Warp; ACME Mechanism; Free Radicals; Wood Spirits; Cat Toyz; Puttering; Bent Offerings; Feline Dreams; Cha-Cha Cha; IV Junkyard Blues: Dumpster Diving; Jurassic Lark; Garbage on Parade; Run, Hide... Frack!; V al Coda: Bop Be; Chug-a- lug.


Additional Personnel

Phil Haynes: drums, percussion, found instruments.


Date featured

August 1, 2015

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