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Gibson, Yedo: Conic Tube (Relative Pitch)

Born in São Paulo, Brazil and working in Amsterdam and Lisbon, and also part of the London Improvisers Orchestra, Yedo Gibson unleashes an album of solo improvisation on the soprano and tenor saxophones, his "conic tubes" which he uses to express the potential to change environment and energy through technically impressive, expressive playing.
 

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Yedo Gibson-soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone


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UPC: 5904224872106

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPRSS025
Squidco Product Code: 34697

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2024
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Namouche Studios, in Lisbon, Portugal, by Joaquim Monte.

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"Conic Tube comes from the idea that the saxophone is nothing but a metal conical tube that amplifies, modifies and pushes the air through the room, if the instrument is just an object and sound is just air and air is inside-out of us, pushing this air becomes the tool to structure our space and surroundings making possible changes on our environment and energies. With this in mind and spirit this record was produced with the intent to fulfill and open new possibilities for the minds and spirits of the listener."-Relative Pitch


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"My story is quite simple, I was living in São Paulo (Brazil) a big city with 21.000.000 people and a incredible concrete jungle and it happen to be playing music too, after many years playing Brazilian music, free improvisation started to take place in my music.

Waking up and sleeping with this constant noise that this huge city makes it was inevitable to not have it on my music. As any 3rd world citizen I had to improvise every day and that is what happen to my "forró" (Brasilian music from the north east), became more and more full of noises and freer in the form and content.

So in 2005 after recording "Abaetetuba" and "Contra Mão" I thought that it was time to leave São Paulo and meet some other improvisers around the world. Now I am based in Amsterdam but have been for two years in London where I spent most of my time making music with some amazing musicians as Marcio Mattos, Veryan Weston, John Edwards, Steve Noble, Mark Sanders and also was part of the London Improvisers Orchestra together with Lol Coxhill and Evan Parker between other great musicians from the London free improv scene, that was to me a great school.

This orchestra has inspired me to start the Royal Improvisers Orchestra (RIO) in Holland and it has been playing since 2006, with 20 musicians from all over the world and from completely individual angels of music with musicians from Baroque to Punk Noise but with the same passion for the improvisation.

Here in Holland, beside my fix groups RIO, Caetitu, Abaetetuba and EkE, I have also been playing with some great musicians that I have learned a lot from as Han Bennink, Michael Vatcher, Luc Ex, Marcos Baggiani, Ab Baars, Cor Fuhler and other ZAAL100 (our free improv place in Amsterdam) friends."

-Yedo Gibson Website (http://yedogibson.com/page4.htm)
5/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Dial-up It's Just A Conic Tube 5:50

2. Orthopedic Boots Or Just Before Opening The Cage For Those Giant Steps 4:46

3. 48 πXinga 7x1 5:24

4. If There Were Not A Sunrise There Wouldn't Be A Sunset 2:15

5. Samuca's Falls And No More Walls 5:32

6. BBiBilBillBilliBillieBillie'sBillie's BBillie's BoBillie's BouBillie's BounBillie's BouncBillie's Bounce 4:27

7. Panda's Painless But No Shoes 8:53

8. When The Eyes Are Larger Than The Belly 7:05

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