Red One

by If, Bwana

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Red One features performances by stalwart experimental/avant musician/composers such as Nate Wooley, trumpet, on Toys for Al (with Al Margolis on toy trumpet); Ellen Band’s vocals on Ellen, Banned; trombonist Monique Buzzarté on Xylo 2; bassoonist Leslie Ross on It is Bassoon; Lisa B Kelley, voice and Veronika Vitazkova, flute on Lisa Verabbit; and Al Margolis, toy trumpet on Toys for Nate.


released April 1, 2013

Toys for Al (2011)
Nate Wooley, trumpet; Al Margolis, toy trumpet

Ellen, Banned (2009)
Ellen Band, voice

Xylo 2 (2006-2011)
Monique Buzzarté, trombone

It is Bassoon (2012)
Leslie Ross, bassoon

Lisa Verabbit (2010)
Lisa B Kelley, voice; Veronika Vitazkova, flute

Toys for Nate (2011)
Al Margolis, toy trumpet

Mixed and mastered by Tom Hamilton
Design/package Steve Roe

All works composed/assembled by Al Margolis.



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If, Bwana Chester, New York

If, Bwana was begun on New Year's day 1984 by Al Margolis, who was an activist in the 1980s American cassette underground through his cassette label Sound of Pig Music. He co-founded experimental music label Pogus Productions, which he continues to run. If, Bwana makes music that has swung between fairly spontaneous studio constructions and more process-oriented composition. ... more

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