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Chicago Underground Duo

The Chicago Underground Duo was once asked to describe their music. This is what they said: (The Duo is) “an organic mixture of African, Electronic, Coloristic, Jazz influenced life supporting systematic, non-systematic feeling from two humans trying ever to expand outward and inward for the people and ourselves.”

Here is the bio from their first release, “Twelve Degrees of Freedom.”

January 15, 1997 was a cold and snowy night in Chicago. At the Lunar Cabaret that evening, two Chicago Underground Orchestra members were beginning to hone their skills as a duo during what they would later describe as a magical evening. Rob Mazurek and Chad Taylor are stalwarts on the Chicago Jazz front and have played with myriad artists.

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Discography

Locus

Locus

Northern Spy
2014

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Age Of Energy

Giant Records
2012

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Boca Negra

Giant Records
2010

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Boca Negra

Boca Negra

Thrill Jockey
2009

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In Praise Of Shadows

In Praise Of Shadows

Thrill Jockey
2006

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In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows

Thrill Jockey
2005

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