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Such are Octurn, who have, over ten years, swum so many musical currents and absorbed myriad influences, yet never at the expense of their searching, inventive brand of originality.
The arrival of Octurn on the Belgian scene coincided with the emergence of a new and passionate generation of musicians, but at the heart of their musical adventure from the beginning, seemed to be a new orchestral concept.
Octurn is currently in residence at ’ Flagey in Brussels.
www.tsahara.com /Current/Octurn.htm   (740 words)

 Band : OCTURN
Octurn nous a habitué avec ses trois premiers disques à une musique ambitieuse, originale et privilégiant toujours la recherche de nouvelles pistes de réflexion.
Octurn performed at all the major Benelux jazz clubs and festivals such as Jazz à Liège, North Sea Jazz, Jazz Middelheim, Belga Jazz Festival, Festival des Lundis d'Hortense, Knitting Factory jazz festival, Festival de jazz de Montréal and several festivals and clubdates in France.
OCTURN performed at all the major Benelux jazz festivals such as Jazz a Liège, North Sea Jazz, Jazz Middelheim, Belga Jazz Festival, Festival des Lundis d'Hortense, La nébuleuse du HASK, Jazz à Junas, also at the Festival de jazz de Montréal and at the Knitting Factory in NY.
www.jazzinbelgium.org /groups/octurn.htm   (3525 words)

 W.E.R.F. CD's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Octurn’s second CD ‘Ocean’ again features compositions by Kris Defoort, plus others by Neal Kirkwood and Frederic Rzewski.
In a genre where many ensembles are content to merely go through the motions of ‘playing jazz’;, Octurn pushes the boundaries, exploring new areas and harmonies.
In een genre waar de meeste groepen al tevreden zijn als ze het jazzgevoel oproepen, slaagt Octurn erin de grenzen te verleggen en nieuwe gebieden en harmonieën te verkennen.
www.dewerf.be /cd08.html   (159 words)

 Flanders Music Centre
Octurn has been through so many musical streams during the past ten years and has stockpiled so many influences, and all without losing an ounce of originality or credibility as a groundbreaking ensemble.
The appearance of Octurn on the Belgian stage coincided with the rise of a new and fascinating generation of musicians.
Over the course of five CD’s the band gradually introduced the public to innovative music, and each time the approach was from a different angle.
www.muziekcentrum.be /english/cdb/details/organisation.asp?id=24467   (113 words)

 www.jazzweekly.com | Reviews
Among the other material expressly created for this recording is Octurn trombonist de Masure's own "Round-miroirs." An unvarying swinger, it constructs a brass choir showcase for his axe and leader Van der Werf.
Without a doubt Octurn could take its place in the first rank of such young, arranger's showcases as Maria Schneider's Manhattan-based group and Toronto's NOJO.
Since it's made up, for the most part, of well-schooled musicians involved in a panoply of jazz and other, related projects, the players lack the sort of grit and road seasoning that comes to the fore with veteran aggregations.
www.jazzweekly.com /reviews/octurn.htm   (432 words)

 Octurn – Music at Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Octurn isn’t yet available to play on Last.fm radio.
Octurn might not be making music anymore, but if they are, you can help keep other users informed by adding new events when they're announced.
Music Journals on Last.fm You can be the first person to write a journal about Octurn.
www.last.fm /music/Octurn   (154 words)

 Dimensions (Octurn album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dimensions is a 2002 album by jazz band Octurn.
It was recorded at Studio Jet, Brussels from February 12 until February 15, 2002.
"Octurn Sans Haine Ne Nuit Point" – 4:27
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dimensions_(Octurn_album)   (132 words)

 FFWD Weekly - February 20, 2003
Referring to the medieval monastic tradition wherein a different prayer was recited at seven different times of day, Patrick Zimmerli’s Book of Hours attempts to incorporate big-band swing, bop, jazz-rock and contemporary classical music into one cohesive musical setting.
The attempt fails, but not through any fault of the more-than-accomplished musicians of the Brussels-based collective Octurn.
The alternations of duet and sextet formats do nothing for the album’s consistency, and even the exciting sound of Octurn’s double rhythm section, led by Bo Van der Werf, can do nothing to alleviate the dullness that permeates this lukewarm album.
www.ffwdweekly.com /Issues/2003/0220/cd5.htm   (145 words)

 All About Jazz | Email This Article
Soprano saxophonist Zimmerli, guitarist Ben Monder, and the Belgian 10-piece ensemble Octurn turn in a sharp performance that is classical in its accuracy and postmodern in its soul.
A melody arises in "Morning" with a breezy jazz trumpet giving way to full ensemble playing.
As drums announce lunch at "Noon," bari sax player and Octurn leader Bo Van Der Werf engages in an interesting repartee with the percussion.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/article_email.php?id=11446   (268 words)

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Toots Thielemans (harmonica) and Kenny Werner (piano) also appeared on a track.
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www.artistopia.com /octurn   (191 words)

 The Squid's Ear
This is saxophonist-composer Patrick Zimmerli's most recent release with Songlines, this adventurous Vancouver label.
His last one, The Book of Hours, featured Octurn in an hour long series of compositions respectfully rendered, but lacking the spark of inspired perfomance.
Competent composer he is, but this is not adventurous music; rather, its sonorities will appeal to those who like sophisticated but tried and true sound conceptions.
www.squidco.com /cgi-bin/news/newsView.cgi?newsID=474   (276 words)

NYC-based Zimmerli, whose degrees in composition are from Columbia University, is one of a new breed of composers with one foot in the classical world and the other firmly planted in the jazz milieu.
He won a 2003 Gil Evans Fellowship Commission, wrote an hour-long suite for the Belgian jazz ensemble Octurn, and has performed on sax on four CDs of his own music, among other achievements.
He has also performed contemporary classical works of Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter and others for new music concerts.
www.audaud.com /audaud/DEC04/classical/clcds2.html   (1908 words)

 Octurn: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Octurn: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more
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www.music.com /group/octurn/1   (308 words)

 Patrick Zimmerli - New York composer of contemporary classical and jazz music (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As for Zimmerli the saxophonist, his soprano solo on the lovely "Sleep" that concludes the disc is a thing of true beauty and one of the album's most striking improvisational moments, even as the piece tends to calm rather than excite the listener's heart..." —Dave Lynch, AllAboutJazz
Born and raised in the New York area, composer and saxophonist Patrick Zimmerli has been active in jazz and classical music since 1990.
Upcoming CD releases include the Piano Trios #1 and #2 on the Arabesque label, and Phoenix, a set of works for string quartet, jazz instruments, and electronics, on the Songlines label.
www.patrickzimmerli.com.cob-web.org:8888   (4084 words)

 mod the sims 2 - Stained Glass CEP for the glass in the Octurn Window
Stained Glass CEP for the glass in the Octurn Window
This is another recolor for the glass in the huge Octurn 2 story window.
It is a recolor for the glass itself, not the frame so it works with everyframe, and is seperate from my other huge stained glass recolors so all can be used.
www.modthesims2.com /showthread.php?t=93658   (216 words)

 The Book Of Hours CD (Patrick Zimmerli, Octurn) - SHOP.COM
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 be.jazz: jazz blog jazz (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sound of Jazz informs me that drummer Dré Pallemaerts is soon to record his first album as leader, with Mark Turner, Bill Carrothers, Jozef Dumoulin and Stéphane Belmondo, on the Belmondo brothers' B-Flat label.
Dré's remixing work on Octurn's 21 emanations was excellent and he is perhaps Belgium's best jazz 'n' more drummer (his most recent sideman appearance is on Erwin Vann's excellent Let's Call Ed, with Jozef Dumoulin and Michel Hatzigeorgiou).
I've never heard him as leader, so I'm looking forward to this one.
be-jazz.blogspot.com.cob-web.org:8888   (1546 words)

 Octurn MP3 Downloads - Octurn Music Downloads - Octurn Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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www.mp3.com /octurn/artists/506919/summary.html   (65 words)

 Patrick Zimmerli | rectifi (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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