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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

One of the bold new experimentalists in New York City, northern Minnesota born trumpeter Rich Johnson explores a mix of trumpet, acoustic guitar and piano with laptop glitch, sampling, and musique concrète. Blending his many influences-including Bob Dylan, Don Cherry, Low, Kenneth Gaburo, Jimmy Giufffre, Fugazi-in creating Up the Turret Mil, his first solo release.

The fourth release on Eivind Opsvik’s Loyal Label, Up the Turret Mil is a collection of eleven generously diverse tracks. Many of the songs began as experiments with laptop and electronic-acoustic treatments on the trumpet...
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    Up The Turret Mil

    Loyal Label
    2009

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Up the Turret Mil

Loyal Label (2009)

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Where exactly does Rich Johnson fits is anyone’s guess. On his debut album, published on Eivind Opsvik’s Loyal Label, he flirts as much with experimental electronica as he does with avant-garde jazz. A trumpeter by trade, Johnson also works with acoustic guitars and pianos which he blends in with electronics and samples. With influences stretching from Bob Dylan to Low and Fugazi, the scope of his work could only be wide.

Sole operator on board, Johnson is found here occupying a ground stretching from the more experimental side of Rune Grammofon (think Supersilent or Humcrush) to more angular electronic forms, sometimes close to musique concrète...

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