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Urban Sax

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Urban Sax

Urban Sax has been played on NTS shows including Blackest Ever Black, with Urban Sax Part 1 first played on 24 April 2013.

Urban Sax is an ensemble founded by the French composer Gilbert Artman made up of massive numbers of saxophones, accompanied by percussion and sometimes voices. The group is directed by Artman and performs his compositions, which are generally repetitive and minimalist, often sounding somewhat mechanistic rather than conventionally expressive.

The group was formed in 1973, when Artman organized a concert by a group of eight saxophonists he had organized at a classical music festival in Menton, in the south of France. In subsequent…

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La Traversée
Urban Sax
Urban Noisy Records2014
La Traversée
Urban SaxUrban Noisy Records2014
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Eden
Pierre Henry, Gilbert Artman, Urban Sax
Philips1982
Eden
Pierre Henry, Gilbert Artman, Urban SaxPhilips1982
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So Noisy
Urban Sax
Urban Noisy Records2014
So Noisy
Urban SaxUrban Noisy Records2014
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Urban Sax Part 1
Urban Sax
Ektro Records, Urban Noisy Records2016
Urban Sax Part 1
Urban SaxEktro Records, Urban Noisy Records2016
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Urban Sax (Part 1)
Urban Sax, Gilbert Artman
Cobra1977
Urban Sax (Part 1)
Urban Sax, Gilbert ArtmanCobra1977
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