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Vinko Globokar

Vinko Globokar(born July 7,1934)is a Slovenian composer and trombonist.
He was born in Anderny,France.
Between 1947 and 1955 he lived in Yugoslavia where he played jazz trombone.
He returned to France to study at the Paris Conservatoire (trombone 1955-1959 with Lafosse)and then he studied composition with Luciano Berio in Berlin(1965)before working with Karlheinz Stockhausen at the time of the recording of Aus den Sieben Tagen.

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Antoine Chessex

Antoine Chessex is a Swiss saxophone player, improviser, composer and musician born in 1980 in Vevey, Switzerland. His works are based on the exploration of the physicality of sounds and spaces. Nowadays Chessex plays mostly as a solo performer appearing either in fully acoustic settings where his circular breathing textures react with the sonic architecture of the space he is performing in or amplifying his horn with amps or PA systems and electronic devices often resulting in intense live actions.

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R.I.O

There is more than one artist using the name R.I.O 1) R.I.O is a duo that lives and works in Buenos Aires , Argentina. Their music is in the line between free improvisation, electronic, noise, free jazz and ambient.
Their members are Sergio Merce (Tenor sax, WX7, Electronics) and Lucas Totino Tedesco (Lap steel guitar, electronics) both from Buenos Aires. 2) An electronic house project by Manuel Reuter and Yann Peifer, also known as the producing team from Cascada.

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Maja Ratkje

Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje, composer and performer (born Dec. 29th 1973 in Trondheim, Norway), finished composition studies at the Norwegian State Academy of Music in Oslo in 2000. Her compositions have been performed by Oslo Sinfonietta, The Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Arve Tellefsen, Cikada and Vertavo string quartets, Quatuor Renoir, ticom, Crash Ensemble, Torben Snekkestad, Spunk, Frode Haltli and Poing among others.

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Liz Allbee

Liz Allbee (b. 1976) is an musician and composer from Oakland, California, United States. Her work spans many genres, most often encompassing , composition, , , minimalist/maximalist brawls, and . She has played with a wide array of musicians, including Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith, Hans Grusel, Gino Robair, Birgit Uhler, Fabrizio Spera, George Cremaschi, Yugen Noh Theater, SFSound, and with members of Caroliner, Sun City Girls, and Rova Saxophone Quartet.

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Jazkamer

Since 1998 Norwegians John Hegre and Lasse Marhaug have been making sound together as Jazzkammer. Debut album "Timex" in 1999 have been followed by a string of releases on labels like Staalplaat, Abisko, Xerxes, Smalltown Supersound, Utech, Bottrop-Boy and OHM Records, as well as touring and playing shows around the world. Remixed by friends on the "Rolex" CD in 2001. Live collaboration CD with Merzbow later the same year. Have done music for theatre and dance performances. Visited and worked in Singapore during the SARS-crisis in spring 2003, but survived.

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Cobblestone Jazz

Cobblestone Jazz is Mathew Jonson on drums and SH-101 bass, programmer Tyger Dhula, and Danuel Tate on keys and vocoder, Itiswhatitis Recordings, Vibraphone Biography Cobblestone Jazz have been performing live electronic music for four years on the west coast of British Columbia. The three members of the group are programmer Tyger Dhula, keyboardists Danuel Tate and Mathew Jonson, whose recent works for Itiswhatitis, Minus and Substatic have brought him international recognition.

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