Counterclockwise: Fragments

by Bobby Previte

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Fragment 1 08:13
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Fragment 2 05:07
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Fragment 3 05:46
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Fragment 4 06:56
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Fragment 5 04:48
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Fragment 6 12:08
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Fragment 7 05:38
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Fragment 8 03:48
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Fragment 9 09:34

about

Some years back I put together this fantastic band to do one European tour. The music I conceived for us to play was a bit bizarre: I went back through all my music, everything I had ever written, and took a fragment from each. Sometimes it was a bass line, sometimes a harmony or a theme, or parts of those. Then I pasted them up in no particular order. The musicians could play any fragment in any key and in any tempo they chose. Now this does sound like a recipe for chaos, but when you have great improvisers, then it all somehow works out. As we got familiar with the 'roadmap' it melded together more and more - people would play a fragment together, but someone else would be playing a different fragment, at a different tempo, or key.

Oh, and, instead of playing acoustic drums, I played electronic drum pads.
Yes this was a bit crazy, but when we were in Vienna we went into a studio and recorded these tracks, which were never released. Here they are now.

credits

released November 7, 2017

Steve Swallow: electric bass, Wayne Horvitz, fender rhodes piano, Brandon Ross, electric guitar, Mat Maneri, viola, Bobby Previte, electronic drums
Produced by Bobby Previte for Rank Hypocrisy
Executive Producers: Waltraud and Behrouz Rowhani

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