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The Flying Luttenbachers

Between 1991 and 2007 this notorious instrumental unit wasted puny earthlings with an amorphous fusion of all things extreme and dissonant in music: hardcore-punk rawness, death-metal speed/technicality, free-jazz asymmetry, no-wave skronk, progressive-rock conceptual bombast, electronic-noise and modern-classical abstraction. Over the course of 16 full-length albums the group included jazz luminaries such as Hal Russell, Ken Vandermark, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Jeb Bishop as well as underground rock virtuosos like guitarists Mick Barr and Ed Rodriguez. The band's connection to the jazz idiom comes primarily from a thread of high energy freedom that was most apparent on punk-jazz albums such as 1995's “Destroy All Music” and the obliteratingly brutal double LP “Trauma” released in 2001

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