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Georg Wissel, (prepared) saxophones, clarinet refers to himself also as Sculptor of compressed air via (prepared) saxophones He made his first important experiences in Improvised music recording and touring in the late 80ies in Germany, France and Southamerica as guest musician of 'Pöhlmusik' along with Jon Rose. Inspired by collaborations with electronic musicians, he began also (beside working on instrumental playing-technics) searching for new sounds by preparations, which by the time has become an integral part of his playing. He is working internationally, performing solo under the title 'The Arte Of Navigation' and together with numerous exponents in Improvised music whilst he maintains long term collaborations with his duos along with Paul Lytton, Joker Nies and Tim O'Dwyer, 'the WISSELTANGCAMATTA', 'CAJLAN-WISSEL-NILLESEN', 'Broken Ghost Consort' with Matthew Goodheart and George Cremaschi, 'BlankDisk Trio' and 'Canaries on the Pole'. collaborations with ... Liz Allbee, Lawrence Casserley, Nicolas Collins, George Cremaschi, Gunda Gottschalk, Matthew Goodheart, Lou Grassi, Tomaz Grom, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, Erhart Hirt, Peter Jacquemyn, Miako Klein, Frank Köllges, Matthias Müller, Dan Peck, Tim Perkis, Melvyn Poore, Simon Rummel, Alan Silva, Michael Vorfeld, GeSuk Yeo, Adam Noidlt Missiles, Ensemble hand werk, Wuppertaler Improvisations Orchester, LondonImprovisersOrchestra, Norbert Stein's Pata on the Cadillac ... Festival appearances at e.g. “Moers Festival“; “Schumannfest”, Düsseldorf; “RingRing new music Festival”, Belgrade; “Humanoise Congress”, Wiesbaden; “Triennale”, Köln; “Free Music Festival”, Antwerp, “TransArt”, Bolzano, „Jazz and More“, Sibiu, “Irtijal”, Beirut, “Audio Art”, Krakow), “Relincha Festival musicas experimentales”, Valdivia, Chile, “C.H.O.P.P.A.”, Singapur; “International Arts Festival”, Shanghai, “the NOW now”, Sydney, “Sound Out!”, Canberra, “audible edge”, Perth CD and Radio productions e.g. WDR, BR, Radio Bremen

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„... Wissel not only carries an impressive cargo of once exotic techniques, he also steers an assured and efficient course. Overtones and multiphonics are incorporated as the stuff of the music rather than tacked on as arbitrary embellishments. It all makes sense and is the right length enough to hold the imagination without draining it.“ Julian Cowley, THE WIRE, about “the Arte of Navigation” CD



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Creative Sources records

Album indes by Georg Wissel



Album movements by Georg Wissel


Creative Sources records

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Creative Sources records


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