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Musicians are open to new and innovative ideas – the music is always filled with joy and passion - to improvise and drive the will to research, extract and explore as well as to demonstrate their own and modern conception of avant-garde jazz.\ Virtuosity, extended playing techniques, sonoristic experiments and extraction of peculiar timbres form an independent and exclusive combination\ Musicians are exploring new technical abilities, extracting strange and original timbres and creating their own, modern, radical, provocative or simply impressive ways of playing. A wide stylistic variety is created – innovative ideas and traditions go along together\ Led by Matt Crane, drums, \ https://mattcrane.bandcamp.com/album/theory-of-colors\ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6uoLY3TJZA\ https://mattcrane.bandcamp.com/\ \ \ Damon Smith, bass, already a Boston Improv/Avant Jazz/New Music hero for the years he energized the scene, he returns to perform in an ad hoc trio to continue to display…\ “Damon Smith is a master of bowed bass and sounds inspired throughout—and well versed in the various incarnations of Jazz and free improvisation getting around playing with a wealth of international musicians—weaving a web with Mr. Fielder’s equally creative drumming. Best rhythm team only record I’ve heard since those two by William Parker and Hamid Drake, and that is really something special! - Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery.\ “…but it is the broad-mindedness of both players and the tension between divergent approaches that creates a pulsing sense of swing underneath (the music)”. Balance Point\ “he’s an active and even aggressive instigator and that willingness to test the mettle of those he respects informs each of six duets that comprise the disc”. Derek Taylor, Dusted \ Since arriving in Boston, now in St. Louis, Damon has been very importantly active in the creative Jazz scene, joining the musical forces here already and part of visiting artist’s arrangements to cont