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My Relationship With The Piano (2012)

In the tradition of Charles Mingus' "Mingus Plays Piano", Kaptain Karl has switched from his primary instrument to the piano to further his creative process. Collaborator Memphis Evans on drums loves 1950s and 1960 jazz albums, the inspiration for the sound of the project. Memphis and Karl have sent in the entire two hours of recordings so people can listen and help them whittle it to a 40 minute album by suggesting favorites.

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Kaptain Karl

BIOGRAPHY

Kaptain Karl has played all kinds of music in various bands over the last twenty years, often with Memphis Evans in Great Uncle Helmer or Shotgun Johnson and the Mississippi Seven. This is his first project on the piano.

BAND MEMBERS
Kaptain Karl, on the piano, is joined for RPM 2012 by Memphis Evans (RPM 2008, "The Shapely Bottles") on drums.

YEARS COMPLETED
2012

GENRES
Jazz

OTHER BAND SITES
http://www.kaptainkarl.com/
http://www.reverbnation.com/kaptainkarl
http://www.memphisevans.com/GUH/index.html


Completed Albums

My Relationship With The Piano(2012)

In the tradition of Charles Mingus' "Mingus Plays Piano", Kaptain Karl has switched from his primary instrument to the piano to further his creative process. Collaborator Memphis Evans on drums loves 1950s and 1960 jazz albums, the inspiration for the sound of the project. Memphis and Karl have sent in the entire two hours of recordings so people can listen and help them whittle it to a 40 minute album by suggesting favorites.


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Opus 03   Download
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