Jessica Nicholas:

Necks unfolding

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Page added Feb 16, 2017 Updated Feb 23, 2017

The latest offering from The Necks sees them exploring new territory. Called 'Unfold', it's a double album featuring four open tracks.

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These relatively compact improvisations were recorded almost like live performances, and we'll hear one of the most memorable pieces as the centrepiece of this week's show. Plus music from some newly anointed jazz GRAMMY winners, and a pair of vintage recordings featuring Danish bassist Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen.

Presenter: Jessica Nicholas
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Necks unfolding


Feb 16, 2017. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Feb 19, 2017. 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Artist Biography


The Necks are an experimental jazz trio from Sydney, comprising Chris Abrahams on piano and Hammond organ, Tony Buck on drums, percussion and electric guitar, and Lloyd Swanton on bass guitar and double bass. The band, who are also well known in Europe, play improvisational pieces of up to an hour in length that explore the development and demise of repeating musical figures. Live...

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On Feb 22, 2017. 9:22pm
Anonymous said

Wonderfully innovative, The Necks remain a cult outfit beyond classification embracing their own enigmatic spheres of sublimely created sound-scapes. When listening to the thrillingly, unpredictable Necks, particularly live, never be surprised to be surprised!
Christopher Lynch.

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