More Requia Henry Kaiser

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Label: Metalanguage

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Avantgarde Jazz

Artist: Henry Kaiser

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  • 1That Time in the Cauldron at Point Lobos (for Lloyd Austin)09:38
  • 2A Malagasy Quadrille: Afindrafintritone (for Paul Hostetter)06:48
  • 3More Echoes > with Sonny (for Sonny Sharrock)17:36
  • 4Wuppertal Blues (for Hans Reichel)02:41
  • 5Old Saw (for Davey Williams)06:25
  • 6Frosty Boy Antarctica (for Albert Collins & Larry Coryell)05:11
  • 7When Worlds Collide (for Cecil Taylor & Derek Bailey)11:18
  • 8The Analeptic Alzabo (for Gene Wolfe)04:12
  • 9What's Become of the Baby > More Feedback (for Jerome John Garcia)13:21
  • Total Runtime01:17:10

Info for More Requia

Inspired by John Fahey s 1967 Requia and Other Compositions for Guitar Solo album on Vanguard, Henry Kaiser recorded Requia and Other Improvisations for Guitar Solo back in 2013 for the Tzadik Label. Having lost several friends and heroes in the past few years, Henry s mind turned again to Guitar Requia. This Time he invited some friends and Heroes (Nine living, one dead) to join him for the recordings. Composed/improvised by the performers except the lyrics from Robert Hunter s What's Become of the Baby . Performers joining Henry are Derek Bailey, Andrea Centazzo, Greg Goodman, Michael Manring, Rakalam Bob Moses, Giino Robair, Alann Senauke, Damon Smith, Wadada Leo Smith and Andy West.

Henry Kaiser, guitar

Henry Kaiser
a grammy-winning musician, has appeared on more than 350 albums. A restless collaborator who constantly seeks the most diverse and personally challenging contexts for his music, Henry not only produces and contributes to a staggering number of recorded projects, he performs frequently throughout the USA, Canada, Europe and Japan. Evidence of his exceptional musical breadth and versatility can be found in a brief list of a few the extraordinary artists with whom he has recorded and performed: Herbie Hancock, Richard Thompson, David Lindley, Bob Weir, Terry Riley, Wadada Leo Smith, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Sergei Kuriokhin, Sonny Sharrock, John Zorn, Bill Frisell, Yuji Takahashi, Jaojoby, Dama Mahaleo, Merl Saunders, Jerry Garcia, Cecil Taylor, Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Bill Laswell, Raymond Kane, Debashish Bhattacharaya, Bill Laswell, John Zorn, and Nels Cline. Henry and Richard Thompson are long-time musical pals who have made several albums together. He also works in film production as a cameraman, director, producer, and soundtrack composer. He has collaborated on 4 films with Werner Herzong and was nominated for an academy award for ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD. He is also a research diver in the US Antarctic Program, with 13 deployments to the ice.

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