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DISSIDENT ARTS - NEW MASSES MEDIA: Listen

"Brecht Breakdown"

(THE RED MICROPHONE)
October 9, 2012
Free improvisation by the Red Microphone; poetry by Bertolt Brecht
THE RED MICROPHONE
John Pietaro, vibraphone, percussion, voice
Ras Moshe, tenor saxophone
Rocco John Iacovone, soprano saxophone
Laurie Towers, bass

"Brecht Breakdown" (poetry by Bertolt Brecht: “Questions from a Worker Who Reads”, 1935; spontaneous composition/free improvisation by the Red Microphone)

Recorded at The Hornet's Nest studio, New York City, October 7, 2012
Produced by the Red Microphone
Engineered by Denise Iacovone
Photography by Denise Iacovone

…This session is dedicated to the spirit of revolution, the unshackling inherent in free improvisation, the people's united voice and the artists' tenacious creativity here in the belly of this capitalist beast.