Industrial Jazz Group

A Brief History of the Industrial Jazz Group

Formed by composer / pianist Andrew Durkin in the spring of 2000, the Industrial Jazz Group has frequently been accused of confounding innocent listeners. And no wonder: in addition to its perplexing name (the group could never be confused with, say, Nine Inch Nails), the IJG seems to change shape?”aesthetically and physically?”every year or so. Sure the music is always fun (and it should here be noted that many of the groupís fans arenít exactly jazz fans per se). But canít these guys keep a consistent stylistic vibe together for more than one record?

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Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong
Charles Mingus Charles Mingus
bass, acoustic
Frank Zappa Frank Zappa
guitar, electric
Carla Bley Carla Bley
David Murray David Murray
sax, tenor
Ivie Anderson Ivie Anderson
Willem Breuker Willem Breuker

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