Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Avant Records

Index Avant Records

Avant Records was a record label based in Japan that specialized in avant-garde jazz and experimental music. [1]

84 relations: Absinthe (Naked City album), Allegorical Misunderstanding, Anthony Coleman, Anton Fier, Avant-garde jazz, Ben Goldberg, Bill Laswell, Blind Idiot God, Bob Ostertag, Bobby Previte, Boredoms, Buckethead, Bucketheadland, Cake Like, Chimera (Erik Friedlander album), Cuong Vu, Cyclotron (album), Cyro Baptista, Dave Douglas (trumpeter), David Sulzer, David Weinstein (musician), Derek Bailey (guitarist), DIW Records, DNA (American band), DNA (Last Live at CBGB's), Drums of Death (musician), Duck Baker, Erik Friedlander, Eugene Chadbourne, Experimental music, From a Window (album), Fushitsusha, George Lewis (trombonist), God Is My Co-Pilot (band), Grand Guignol (album), Harras, Heretic (Naked City album), Ikue Mori, Jad Fair, James Plotkin, Jamie Saft, Japan, Jazz, Jenny Scheinman, Joe Maneri, Joey Baron, John French (musician), John Oswald (composer), John Zorn, John Zorn's Cobra: Tokyo Operations '94, ..., Keiji Haino, Lee Hyla, Liu Sola, Marc Ribot, Mark Feldman, Min Xiaofen, Misha Mengelberg, Music for Violin and Piano, Musical improvisation, Naked City (band), Peter Garland (composer), Phillip Johnston, Prelapse, Radio (Naked City album), Ragged Jack, Record label, Romero Lubambo, Sanctuary (Dave Douglas album), Shrek (album), Signals for Tea, Slay the Suitors, Spinning Song: Duck Baker Plays the Music of Herbie Nichols, Stephen Drury, Steve Beresford, Sylvie Courvoisier, Tzadik Records, V as in Victim, Vira Loucos, Wayne Horvitz, Weird Little Boy, William Parker (musician), Wu Man, Z'EV, Zeena Parkins. Expand index (34 more) »

Absinthe (Naked City album)

Absinthe is the final recording from the band Naked City.

New!!: Avant Records and Absinthe (Naked City album) · See more »

Allegorical Misunderstanding

Allegorical Misunderstanding is a 1993 album by the band Fushitsusha.

New!!: Avant Records and Allegorical Misunderstanding · See more »

Anthony Coleman

Anthony Coleman (born August 30, 1955) is an avant-garde jazz pianist. During the 1980s and 1990s he worked with John Zorn on Cobra, Kristallnacht, The Big Gundown, Archery, and Spillane and helped push modern Jewish music into the 21st century.

New!!: Avant Records and Anthony Coleman · See more »

Anton Fier

Anton Fier (born June 20, 1956) is an American drummer, composer and bandleader.

New!!: Avant Records and Anton Fier · See more »

Avant-garde jazz

Avant-garde jazz (also known as avant-jazz) is a style of music and improvisation that combines avant-garde art music and composition with jazz.

New!!: Avant Records and Avant-garde jazz · See more »

Ben Goldberg

Ben Goldberg is an American clarinet player and composer.

New!!: Avant Records and Ben Goldberg · See more »

Bill Laswell

Bill Laswell (born February 12, 1955, Salem, Illinois, and raised in Albion, Michigan) is an American bassist, producer and record label owner.

New!!: Avant Records and Bill Laswell · See more »

Blind Idiot God

Blind Idiot God is an instrumental rock trio formed in 1982 in St. Louis, Missouri by guitarist Andy Hawkins, bassist Gabriel Katz and drummer Ted Epstein.

New!!: Avant Records and Blind Idiot God · See more »

Bob Ostertag

Robert "Bob" Ostertag (born April 19, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States) is an experimental sound artist and writer based in San Francisco.

New!!: Avant Records and Bob Ostertag · See more »

Bobby Previte

Bobby Previte (born July 16, 1951 in Niagara Falls, New York) is a drummer, composer, and bandleader.

New!!: Avant Records and Bobby Previte · See more »

Boredoms

Boredoms (later known as V∞redoms) is a rock band from Osaka, Japan.

New!!: Avant Records and Boredoms · See more »

Buckethead

Brian Patrick Carroll (born May 13, 1969), known professionally as Buckethead, is an American musician who has worked within many genres of music.

New!!: Avant Records and Buckethead · See more »

Bucketheadland

Bucketheadland is the debut studio album by solo artist Buckethead.

New!!: Avant Records and Bucketheadland · See more »

Cake Like

Cake Like was an all-female indie rock band based in New York City.

New!!: Avant Records and Cake Like · See more »

Chimera (Erik Friedlander album)

Chimera is the 1995 debut album by cellist Erik Friedlander which was released on the Japanese Avant label.

New!!: Avant Records and Chimera (Erik Friedlander album) · See more »

Cuong Vu

Cuong Vu (born 19 September 1969) is a jazz trumpeter from Vietnam who was a member of the Pat Metheny Group.

New!!: Avant Records and Cuong Vu · See more »

Cyclotron (album)

Cyclotron is the third album by Blind Idiot God, released in 1992 through Avant Records.

New!!: Avant Records and Cyclotron (album) · See more »

Cyro Baptista

Cyro Baptista (born December 23, 1950) is a Brazilian musician, teacher, and recording artist specializing in percussion in the genres of jazz and world music.

New!!: Avant Records and Cyro Baptista · See more »

Dave Douglas (trumpeter)

Dave Douglas (born March 24, 1963) is an American jazz trumpeter and composer whose music derives from jazz, classical music, folk music, electronica, and klezmer.

New!!: Avant Records and Dave Douglas (trumpeter) · See more »

David Sulzer

David Sulzer is an American neuroscientist and Professor at Columbia University Medical Center in the Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pharmacology.

New!!: Avant Records and David Sulzer · See more »

David Weinstein (musician)

David Weinstein (born 1954 in Chicago) is an American musician and composer.

New!!: Avant Records and David Weinstein (musician) · See more »

Derek Bailey (guitarist)

Derek Bailey (29 January 1930 – 25 December 2005) was an English avant-garde guitarist and leading figure in the free improvisation movement.

New!!: Avant Records and Derek Bailey (guitarist) · See more »

DIW Records

DIW Records is a Japanese record label that specializes in avant-garde jazz.

New!!: Avant Records and DIW Records · See more »

DNA (American band)

DNA was a band formed in 1978 by guitarist Arto Lindsay and keyboardist Robin Crutchfield.

New!!: Avant Records and DNA (American band) · See more »

DNA (Last Live at CBGB's)

DNA (Last Live at CBGB's) is a live album by DNA, released in 1993 through Avant Records.

New!!: Avant Records and DNA (Last Live at CBGB's) · See more »

Drums of Death (musician)

Colin Bailey, better known by his stage name Drums of Death, is a London-based electronic musician, originally from Scotland.

New!!: Avant Records and Drums of Death (musician) · See more »

Duck Baker

Richard Royall "Duck" Baker IV (born July 30, 1949) is an American acoustic fingerstyle guitarist who plays in a variety of styles: jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk, and Irish and Scottish music.

New!!: Avant Records and Duck Baker · See more »

Erik Friedlander

Erik Friedlander is an American cellist and composer based in New York City.

New!!: Avant Records and Erik Friedlander · See more »

Eugene Chadbourne

Eugene Chadbourne (born January 4, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and music critic.

New!!: Avant Records and Eugene Chadbourne · See more »

Experimental music

Experimental music is a general label for any music that pushes existing boundaries and genre definitions.

New!!: Avant Records and Experimental music · See more »

From a Window (album)

From a Window is an album by American keyboardist and composer Wayne Horvitz's Four Plus One Ensemble recorded in 2000 and released on the Japanese Avant label.

New!!: Avant Records and From a Window (album) · See more »

Fushitsusha

Fushitsusha (不失者) is a Japanese rock band specialising in the experimental and psychedelic rock genres.

New!!: Avant Records and Fushitsusha · See more »

George Lewis (trombonist)

George Emanuel Lewis (born July 14, 1952) is an American composer, electronic performer, installation artist, trombone player, and scholar in the fields of improvisation and experimental music.

New!!: Avant Records and George Lewis (trombonist) · See more »

God Is My Co-Pilot (band)

God Is My Co-Pilot is a queercore band from New York City that's been recording and playing music since 1991.

New!!: Avant Records and God Is My Co-Pilot (band) · See more »

Grand Guignol (album)

Grand Guignol is the second full-length studio album released by John Zorn's band Naked City in 1992 on the Japanese Avant label.

New!!: Avant Records and Grand Guignol (album) · See more »

Harras

Harras is an album of improvised music by Derek Bailey, John Zorn & William Parker.

New!!: Avant Records and Harras · See more »

Heretic (Naked City album)

Heretic is the third studio album by the band Naked City, used as a soundtrack for the underground S/M film Jeux des Dames Cruelles.

New!!: Avant Records and Heretic (Naked City album) · See more »

Ikue Mori

(born 17 December 1953), also known as Ikue Ile, is a drummer, composer, and graphic designer.

New!!: Avant Records and Ikue Mori · See more »

Jad Fair

Jad Fair (born June 9, 1954) is an American singer, guitarist, graphic artist and a founding member of lo-fi alternative rock group Half Japanese.

New!!: Avant Records and Jad Fair · See more »

James Plotkin

James Plotkin is an American guitarist and producer known for his role in bands such as Khanate and OLD but with an extensive catalogue outside these bands.

New!!: Avant Records and James Plotkin · See more »

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft is a keyboardist and multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound engineer and producer living in Upstate New York.

New!!: Avant Records and Jamie Saft · See more »

Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

New!!: Avant Records and Japan · See more »

Jazz

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

New!!: Avant Records and Jazz · See more »

Jenny Scheinman

Jenny Scheinman is a jazz violinist.

New!!: Avant Records and Jenny Scheinman · See more »

Joe Maneri

Joseph Gabriel Esther Maneri (February 9, 1927 – August 24, 2009), was an American jazz composer, saxophone and clarinet player.

New!!: Avant Records and Joe Maneri · See more »

Joey Baron

Bernard Joseph Baron (born June 26, 1955 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American avant-garde jazz drummer who plays frequently with Bill Frisell and John Zorn.

New!!: Avant Records and Joey Baron · See more »

John French (musician)

John Stephen French (born 29 September 1948) is an American drummer.

New!!: Avant Records and John French (musician) · See more »

John Oswald (composer)

John Oswald (born May 30, 1953 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a Canadian composer, saxophonist, media artist and dancer.

New!!: Avant Records and John Oswald (composer) · See more »

John Zorn

John Zorn (born September 2, 1953) is an American composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist with hundreds of album credits as performer, composer, and producer across a variety of genres, including jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, surf, metal, soundtrack, ambient, and improvised music.

New!!: Avant Records and John Zorn · See more »

John Zorn's Cobra: Tokyo Operations '94

John Zorn's Cobra: Tokyo Operations '94 is a live performance of John Zorn's improvisational game piece, Cobra recorded in Tokyo in 1994 featuring Japanese musicians and instruments.

New!!: Avant Records and John Zorn's Cobra: Tokyo Operations '94 · See more »

Keiji Haino

Keiji Haino (灰野 敬二 Haino Keiji) born May 3, 1952 in Chiba, Japan, and currently residing in Kawagoe, is a Japanese musician and singer-songwriter whose work has included rock, free improvisation, noise music, percussion, psychedelic music, minimalism and drone music.

New!!: Avant Records and Keiji Haino · See more »

Lee Hyla

Lee Hyla (August 31, 1952 – June 6, 2014) was an American classical music composer from Niagara Falls, New York.

New!!: Avant Records and Lee Hyla · See more »

Liu Sola

Liu Sola (Chinese: 刘索拉 aka: Liu Suola; Beijing, China) is a Chinese composer, vocalist, music producer, and author.

New!!: Avant Records and Liu Sola · See more »

Marc Ribot

Marc Ribot (born May 21, 1954) is an American guitarist and composer.

New!!: Avant Records and Marc Ribot · See more »

Mark Feldman

Mark Feldman (born 1955 in Chicago) is an American jazz violinist.

New!!: Avant Records and Mark Feldman · See more »

Min Xiaofen

Min Xiaofen is a Chinese pipa player and vocalist, known for her work in traditional Chinese music, contemporary classical music, and jazz.

New!!: Avant Records and Min Xiaofen · See more »

Misha Mengelberg

Misha Mengelberg (5 June 1935 – 3 March 2017) was a Dutch jazz pianist and composer.

New!!: Avant Records and Misha Mengelberg · See more »

Music for Violin and Piano

Music for Violin and Piano is an album by violinist Mark Feldman and pianist Sylvie Courvoisier which was released on the Avant label in 1999.

New!!: Avant Records and Music for Violin and Piano · See more »

Musical improvisation

Musical improvisation (also known as musical extemporization) is the creative activity of immediate ("in the moment") musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other musicians.

New!!: Avant Records and Musical improvisation · See more »

Naked City (band)

Naked City was an avant-garde music group led by saxophonist and composer John Zorn.

New!!: Avant Records and Naked City (band) · See more »

Peter Garland (composer)

Peter Garland (born January 25, 1952 in Portland, Maine) is a composer, writer and publisher of Soundings Press.

New!!: Avant Records and Peter Garland (composer) · See more »

Phillip Johnston

Phillip Johnston (born January 22, 1955) is an American avant-garde saxophonist.

New!!: Avant Records and Phillip Johnston · See more »

Prelapse

Prelapse is an album by the Boston-based band of the same name featuring John Zorn.

New!!: Avant Records and Prelapse · See more »

Radio (Naked City album)

Radio is the fourth studio album by the band Naked City, and their first to be composed entirely by bandleader John Zorn.

New!!: Avant Records and Radio (Naked City album) · See more »

Ragged Jack

Ragged Jack is an album by keyboardist Jamie Saft and trumpeter Cuong Vu which was released on the Japanese Avant label in 1997.

New!!: Avant Records and Ragged Jack · See more »

Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

New!!: Avant Records and Record label · See more »

Romero Lubambo

Romero Lubambo (born November 28, 1955) is a Brazilian jazz guitarist.

New!!: Avant Records and Romero Lubambo · See more »

Sanctuary (Dave Douglas album)

Sanctuary is the seventh album by trumpeter Dave Douglas and his second live album.

New!!: Avant Records and Sanctuary (Dave Douglas album) · See more »

Shrek (album)

Shrek is a 1994 album by Marc Ribot.

New!!: Avant Records and Shrek (album) · See more »

Signals for Tea

Signals for Tea is a 1995 album by composer, musician and arranger Steve Beresford which was released on the Japanese Avant label.

New!!: Avant Records and Signals for Tea · See more »

Slay the Suitors

Slay the Suitors is an album by American drummer/composer Bobby Previte's group Empty Suits.

New!!: Avant Records and Slay the Suitors · See more »

Spinning Song: Duck Baker Plays the Music of Herbie Nichols

Spinning Song: Duck Baker Plays the Music of Herbie Nichols is an album by American guitarist Duck Baker, released in 1996.

New!!: Avant Records and Spinning Song: Duck Baker Plays the Music of Herbie Nichols · See more »

Stephen Drury

Stephen Drury (born April 13, 1955) is an American pianist, conductor and electronic musician.

New!!: Avant Records and Stephen Drury · See more »

Steve Beresford

Steve Beresford (born 1950) is a British musician who graduated from the University of York.

New!!: Avant Records and Steve Beresford · See more »

Sylvie Courvoisier

Sylvie Courvoisier (born November 30, 1968 in Lausanne, Switzerland) is a composer, pianist and improviser.

New!!: Avant Records and Sylvie Courvoisier · See more »

Tzadik Records

Tzadik Records is a record label in New York City that specializes in avant-garde and experimental music.

New!!: Avant Records and Tzadik Records · See more »

V as in Victim

V as in Victim is an album by American keyboardist and composer Wayne Horvitz' band Pigpen recorded in 1993 and released on the Japanese Avant label.

New!!: Avant Records and V as in Victim · See more »

Vira Loucos

Vira Loucos (subtitled Cyro Baptista Plays the Music of Villa-Lobos) is an album by percussionist Cyro Baptista performing the compositions by or inspired by Heitor Villa-Lobos which was released on the Japanese Avant label in 1997.

New!!: Avant Records and Vira Loucos · See more »

Wayne Horvitz

Wayne Horvitz (born 1955) is an American composer, keyboardist and record producer He came to prominence in the Downtown scene of 1980s and '90s New York City, noted for working with John Zorn's Naked City among others.

New!!: Avant Records and Wayne Horvitz · See more »

Weird Little Boy

Weird Little Boy is a one-off album by a band of the same name consisting of abstract soundscapes and experimental music performed by John Zorn (alto saxophone, keyboards, samplers), Trey Spruance (guitar, drums, keyboards), William Winant (percussion), Mike Patton (drums, vocals) and Chris Cochrane (guitar).

New!!: Avant Records and Weird Little Boy · See more »

William Parker (musician)

William Parker (born January 10, 1952) is an American free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet and composer.

New!!: Avant Records and William Parker (musician) · See more »

Wu Man

Wu Man (born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang) is a Chinese pipa player and composer.

New!!: Avant Records and Wu Man · See more »

Z'EV

Z'EV (born Stefan Joel Weisser, February 8, 1951 – December 16, 2017) was an American poet, percussionist, and sound artist.

New!!: Avant Records and Z'EV · See more »

Zeena Parkins

Zeena Parkins is an American harpist active in free improvisation and jazz.

New!!: Avant Records and Zeena Parkins · See more »

Redirects here:

Avant records.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avant_Records

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »