Seppe Gebruers - two grand pianos, tuned a quarter tone apart
Hugo Antunes - prepared and unprepared double bass
Paul Lovens - drumset with cymbals and gongs
Recording & Mixing: Ted Masseurs
Mastering: Gert Van Hoof
Record Production & Cover Design: Seppe Gebruers and Paul Lovens
Label Production: el NEGOCITO Records
in collaboration with Po Torch Records and troika vzw
Photography: Dries Segers
Liner Notes: Paul Lovens
Lay Out: Davy De Clercq
copyright by Seppe Gebruers (Sabam), Paul Lovens (Gema) and Hugo Antunes (Spa) uses markbass.
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This exquisite trio featuring Seppe Gebruers on pianos, Hugo Antunes on double bass and Paul Lovens on percussion, gathers three generations of European improvisers exploring microtonal music. Confronting the tuning in western world music orthodoxy using two pianos tuned in different pitch, our group is far from being traditional. Exploring quarter tones increases the trio musical palette and creates new paths into improvisation witch translates into a unique experience for the audience.
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five unedited free improvisations
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1. Room 1
S. Gebruers / H. Antunes / P. Lovens - 06:32
2. Room 6/7
S. Gebruers / H. Antunes / P. Lovens - 12:11
3. Room 3
S. Gebruers / H. Antunes / P. Lovens - 11:45
4. Room 5b
S. Gebruers / H. Antunes / P. Lovens - 04:10
5. Room 2
S. Gebruers / H. Antunes / P. Lovens - 09:02
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