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Running With Scissors


Scott Fields

Geode Records

Great performances of compositions influenced by a combination of methodical explorations of the history of Western tonal systems with an undercurrent of post-modernism.

denouement


Scott Fields

Geode Records

The music on this double trio project sounds as though it were composed by the bastard child of King Sunny Adò and Ornette Coleman. For most of the compositions, the trios are working in different but interlocking pitch sets and compound time signatures. These structures result in pip-popping little kicks and difficult-to-pin-down harmonies.

Fugu


Scott Fields

Geode Records

The first and last compositions on Fugu were written for choreographer and dancer Li Chiao-Ping, although they have not yet been performed as dances. All but one of the pieces use varying compound time signatures and all are based on Stephen Dembski's post-serial tonal organization system. In fact, this is the most cohesive representation of that system as an nside the changes alternative to traditional jazz improvisation. Although many of Fields other compositions rely on Dembski's system,... [more]

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