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Musique Concrete

Roland Kirk. Jazz multi-instrumentalist. Known for his exceptional circular breathing, use of musique concrete, and playing multiple instruments simultaneously. Here he is playing tenor saxophone and two obscure saxophones: the stritch (a straight alto sax lacking the instrument's characteristic upturned bell) and a manzello (a modified saxello soprano sax, with a larger, upturned bell).

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Frank Vincent Zappa- Saw him at the Armadillo World Headquarters-Austin Texas circa 1980 or so....

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Nai'xyy Frank Zappa Musician Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. Wikipedia

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Kansas City composer Dillon Henry's mix of traditional analog instrumentation, electronic, digital and ambient sound sources needs to be heard to be believed. Currently a doctoral student in Musicology at UMKC, Henry's range as a composer covers everything from straight-up classical to kaleidoscopic solo piano to indescribable musique concrète.

Frank Zappa, innovative, ecletic, American musician, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer and film director. Over 3 decades, he composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works, designed album covers, directed feature-length films and music videos and produced almost all 60+ albums released with The Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist.

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In 1942 the French composer and theoretician Pierre Schaeffer began his exploration of radiophony.

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