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dinsdag 18 maart 2014

Raymond Scott Rewired

RAYMOND SCOTT REWIRED ORIGINAL SCOTT RECORDINGSPLAYFULLY REINVENTEDThree mixologists who work under group names — The Bran Flakes, The Evolution Control Committee, and Go Home Productions — were given access to hundreds of recordings owned by the Raymond Scott estate, spanning the 1930s to the ...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, dinsdag 18 maart 2014
maandag 9 september 2013

R.I.P. Dick Raaijmakers

With deep sadness we share the following:  On Wednesday September 4, legendary electronic music pioneer Dick Raaijmakers passed away at age 83. Raaijmakers, also known to a wider audience as Kid Baltan, leaves behind more than a half-century of musical creativity and adventure, especially in th...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, maandag 9 september 2013
donderdag 6 juni 2013

Release: Perfect Vision: The Esquivel Sound!

Album release: the Esquivel album is on iTunes and our site!To order the physical copy of the CD, go here. To get it from iTunes, go here.This is the full track listing of the album:1. Mini Skirt2. Poinciana3. Sentimental journey4. Estrellita5. Bye Bye Blues6. All of Me7. Solamente Una Vez8. Time on...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, donderdag 6 juni 2013
dinsdag 7 mei 2013

Music by the Maestro: Esquivel!

Perfect Vision: The Esquivel SoundMetropole Orkest conducted by Vince MendozaBasta Audio-VisualsRelease: June 10, 2013JUAN GARCIA ESQUIVELBasta Music has long had a fondness for pioneering orchestra leaders, composers and arrangers. The label has released music by such legends as Leroy Shield, Raymo...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, dinsdag 7 mei 2013
zondag 5 mei 2013

New album & clip by Ocobar /w Geert Chatrou

Ocobar & Geert Chatrou - ‘Strange Flute’Basta Audio-Visuals 3093252Release: May 20, 2013 pre-order the CD hereon iTunes pre-order as of May 10.Spotify free streaming as of May 20In 2003, Geert Chatrou of the Netherlands won the World Champion Whistling competition, held in the U.S. He won again ...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, zondag 5 mei 2013
woensdag 3 april 2013

Dusty Stray: New album and opening for Carice van Houten shows!

We just got confirmation that Dusty Stray will be the opener for the 3 shows by Carice van Houten later this month. These are the dates for the shows:April 22 – Mezz, Breda – tickets availableApril 23 – Oosterpoort, Groningen – tickets availableApril 24 – Paradiso, Amsterdam – sold out Car...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, woensdag 3 april 2013
donderdag 21 maart 2013

Mastering Esquivel!

In a few months, Basta Music will release an album with newly recorded music by composer / bandleader / arranger / pianist Juan Garcia Esquivel. In line with some other albums we did in the past, like 'The Beau Hunks Play The Original Laurel & Hardy Music' (Vol. 1 & 2) Gurdjieff's 'Oriental ...

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Posted by Jeroen van der Schaaf, donderdag 21 maart 2013