Recent Activity

A new EVAN PARKER release from psi compact discs features NAUSEEF playing metallophone based percussion and TOMA GOUBAND playing lithophone based percussion. as the wind was recorded in 2012 by genius engineer Adam Skeaping in the warm, natural acoustics of St. Peters, Whitstable, England.

 

Esoteric has released a remastered version Jack Bruce's "Somethin' Els" with three tracks from Nauseef / Tadic collaboration "Snake Music"
http://www.esotericrecordings.com/newreleases.html

 

The prestigious WERGO record label released spaces & spheres featuring Stefano Scodanibbio, Markus Stockhausen, Fabrizio Ottaviucci, Tara Bouman and Mark Nauseef.
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Walter Quintus.


This is one of the last recordings made by contrabass virtuoso and composer Stefano Scodanibbio before his untimely death in January 2012. Scodanibbio’s uniquely beautiful playing shines throughout the recording.


Stefano Scodanibbio (photo by Claudio Casanova)

 

 

Tzadik Records has released the CD NEAR NADIR
featuring Nauseef with Ikue Mori, Evan Parker and Bill Laswell.

 



Words from Tzadik about the record:

Tzadik is proud to present this historic meeting of four major figures in the new music pantheon, each a master improviser and groundbreaking instrumentalist in their own right. Their work together is symbiotic, telepathic—the music powerful and sensitive, sustaining a hypnotic mood with great attention to detail and subtle nuance. Mixed to perfection by Bill Laswell, this is a landmark recording of electro-acoustic improvisation featuring four pioneers of the genre. Mindblowing!

 

ARCANA V has just been released. This book, which is volume five of a series of books edited by John Zorn, features writings by many musicians including Meredith Monk, Fred Frith, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, Alvin Curran, Gavin Bryars, Mark Nauseef and others. Available from Tzadik Records. Here is Nauseef's article



Mark is featured on the new DVD release of composer and electronics specialist Ikue Mori. The DVD features animation by Mori with music by Mori, Nauseef and the virtuoso singer Makigami Koichi. The DVD, produced by John Zorn, has been released on the Tzadik label.
A short clip from the DVD and other information about KIBYOSHI

A new DVD release from PanRec titled Unlimited 23 is a documentary about the Music Unlimited Festival 2009
Shot in Wels, Austria, November 6–8, 2009
By Pavel Borodin pavelborodin.com
http://www.panrec.com/unlimited-23/
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTcYzaIVJjU
http://panrec.com/videos/unlimited-23-trailer-640x360.mov



Featuring: Lotte Anker, Tony Buck, Sylvie Courvoisier, Chris Cutler,
Shayna Dunkelman, Peter Evans, Fred Frith, Lindha Kallerdahl, Okkyung Lee,
Thomas Lehn, Koichi Makigami, Phil Minton,  
Ikue Mori, Mark Nauseef, DJ Olive, Maggie Parkins, Sara Parkins,
Zeena Parkins, Maja Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord,
Kazuhisa Uchihashi, David Watson, a.o.



Two of Mark’s recent performances at the Whitney Museum of Art in New York. Both of these performances where part of the Christian Marclay exhibition.
http://whitney.org/Events/Ephemera4
Screen Play at Whitney Info

AIR, a new CD by Dave Liebman released by Vaju Productions.
http://www.daveliebman.com/webyep-system/program/opt/tinymce/jscripts/tiny_mce/plugins/filemanager/files/AIR_booklet.pdf

ASPIRATION is the title of a new compilation produced by Bill Laswell and recently released on Metastation Records. It features Nauseef on a track with Persian singer Sussan Deyhim and Turkish ney master Kudsi Erguner. Others on the project include Carlos Santana, Zakir Hussain, Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, John Mclaughlin and the Dali Lama. http://www.amazon.com/Aspiration-Bill-Laswell-Friends/dp/B004IN75EO

CITY OF LEAVES is the title of a new CD release from Iranian singer Sussan Deyhim. Nauseef is featured on one track along with Bill Laswell and Kudsi Erguner. http://sussandeyhim.com/



Mark can also be heard on the following releases and reissues

A four CD live box set VU FINAL 1971-1973 by The Velvet Underground. This collection released by Captain Trip Records consists of four different performances including one recorded in Lampeter, Wales which features Nauseef. This box set also includes liner notes by legendary Velvet Underground guitarist Doug Yule.

The CD release by Joelle Leandre recorded live in Le Mans France. Other musicians on this double CD include Maggie Nicols, Irene Schweizer, William Parker, Paul Lovens, Carlos Zingaro, Markus Stockhausen, India Cooke and Sebi Tramontana. http://www.leorecords.com/lr/w/music/id/CD_LR_458-459/sid/1147558692PjJcd/

The recent CD reissue Of Joachim Kühn`s Nightline New York, recorded in New York City in 1981, features Nauseef with Kühn, Michael Brecker, Billy Hart, Bob Mintzer and Eddie Gomez. The CD has been released by OSCA (Japan) and IN-AKUSTIK (Germany).

A CD collection of recordings by virtuoso guitarist and composer Dusan Bogdanovic. The CD  Yano Mori was compiled by Lee Townsend and includes various performances by Dusan including Byzantine Theme and Variations recorded in Japan by Todd Garfinkle which features Miroslav Tadic and Mark. http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=5601

The double CD release Graffiti Suite, composed and conducted by Norbert Stein. The music is performed by the NDR Bigband with Nauseef as guest drummer. http://www.patamusic.de

A two CD set of re-masters of the Ian Gillan Band. Clear Air Turbulence from 1976 and Scarabus from 1977. This set is released by Demon Music Group


http://www.demonmusicgroup.co.uk/Product.aspx?ProductID=5117     



DMG records have released two re-mastered reissue CDs with the Ian Gillan Band. “Child In Time”, recorded in 1975 at studios in London, England and Montreux, Switzerland and originally released on LP by Polydor, was the first album by Ian Gillan after his departure from Deep Purple. Produced by Roger Glover.

Live At The Budokan by the Ian Gillan Band, was recorded at the famous venue in Tokyo, Japan on 22nd September 1977. This recording was originally released as a 2-LP set in 1977 by EMI.

Eagle Records has released two CDs of re-mastered studio recordings of the Ian Gillan Band. The 1976 recording Clear Air Turbulence and the 1977 recording Scarabus. Both were recorded in England and originally released by Island Records as LPs.



Angel Air Records has released four CDs of the Ian Gillan Band. Live At The Rainbow recorded in 1977 at the Rainbow Theater in London. Live Yubin Chokin Hall, Hiroshima 1977. The Rockfield Mixes, which are the first mixes of the “Clear Air Turbulence” release and Rarities 1975-1977, which is made up of various studio and live recordings.

Philip Lynott`s Solo In Soho ,which was recorded in 1978-79 and released on LP in 1980 on Warner Brothers, has been released on CD by Wounded Bird Records. Recorded in the Bahamas and England. Wounded Bird also recently released his second solo recording “The Philip Lynott Album” on CD. Recorded in 1980-81 and originally released on LP in 1982. These recordings also feature Gary Moore, Pierre Moerlen, Mark Knopfler, Midge Ure, Mel Collins and others.

 

Other News

Nauseef's transcriptions of various shamanistic drumming rituals of Nepal have been included in the book Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas by authors Claudia Müller-Ebeling, Christian Rätsch and Surendra Bahadur Shahi.The book is published by Inner Traditions 

http://www.innertraditions.com/Product.jmdx?action=displayDetail&id=402&searchString=0-89281-913-8



Mark's article Music Practice As Meditation appeared in the February issue of Percussive Notes, the journal of the Percussive Arts Society.

Another article by Nauseef is included in the newly published book THE DRUM AND PERCUSSION COOKBOOK: CREATIVE RECIPES FOR PLAYERS AND TEACHERS. The book is published by Meredith Music and Hal Leonard Publishing. Other authors included in the book are, among others, Peter Erskine, Bill Bruford, Valerie Dee Naranjo, Anthony Cirone, Robin Engelman, Bill Cahn, She-e Wu, John Beck and Glenn Kotche.

Nauseef has been included in The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Click here to see that entry.