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Alike Joseph (CD)

Noël Akchoté - Alike Joseph (CD)
The first of a trilogy of drone albums (alongside Simple Joseph and Perpetual Joseph) made only with guitar, and which sound like pure electronic records. Hypnotic, heady, and far ahead of its time.
Iconoclastic guitarist at the avant-garde of jazz, Noël Akchoté (born 1968 in Paris) is a major figure in the experimental and improvised music scene. Exploring since the 1990s the experimental frontiers of jazz, using the guitar in all its forms (acoustic, electric, without strings and for all kinds of music), founder of the Astrolab with Thierry Madiot, of the group The Recyclers with Benoît Delbecq, of the label Rectangle with Quentin Rollet, he has played and recorded with Tal Farlow, Barney Wilen, Chet Baker, Philip Catherine, John Abercrombie, Henri Texier, Louis Sclavis, Jacques Thollot, Sam Rivers, Derek Bailey, Marc Ribot, Fred Frith, Evan Parker, Lol Coxhill, Tim Berne, George Lewis, David Grubbs, Luc Ferrari, David Sylvian, Steven Bernstein, Brad Jones, Joey Baron, Blixa Bargeld, Otomo Yoshihide, Linda Sharrock, Tom Cora, Christian Fennesz, Philip Catherine, Eugene Chadbourne, Daunik Lazro...
published in 2000
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