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Zzaj Productions
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What would happen if Daniel Johnston stopped writing Beatles songs and decided to become a free...

Another absorbing excursion with improvisational composers Ernesto Diaz- Infante (guitars) and Rotcod Zzaj (keyboards). You will find yourself on a journey to the far reaches of your (collective) mind. Relaxing, yet quite intense! If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to help with the costs of maintaining a...
Topics: experimental, rock, jazz, improvised

What would happen if Daniel Johnston stopped writing Beatles songs and decided to become a free...

Zzaj Productions
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Mr. Diaz-Infante and the enigmatic Rotcod Zzaj register another spike on the experimental music...

TRIPLE DOSE was one of the earliest collaborations between San Francisco multi-instrumentalist/poet Ernesto Diaz-Infante and âodd-istâ Rotcod Zzaj (aka Dick Metcalf). It got rave reviews from SPLENDID E-zine, & started a long trek of collabs between these two. If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to...
Topics: jazz, improv

Mr. Diaz-Infante and the enigmatic Rotcod Zzaj register another spike on the experimental music...

Zzaj Productions
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Now, I've listened to a fair amount of weird music in my time, so I feel that i'm qualified to say...

Some wild & crazy improvisations from Ken Fletcher (Oregon at the time this was recorded) and Dick Metcalf (aka Rotcod Zzaj, currently in Korea, but in Olympia, Washington when this project was realized). Lots of "different" sounds and ideas! If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to help with the...
Topics: jazz, improvised, improvisation, freeform

Now, I've listened to a fair amount of weird music in my time, so I feel that i'm qualified to say...

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Will the insidious improvisational talents of Diaz-Infante and Rotcod Zzaj never be still? I...

Ernesto Diaz-Infante is one of the most interesting improvisors (alive) in the world today. Rotcod Zzaj met him (via the net) in 1996 or so... After exchanging various CD's and tapes, it was clear that they "spoke" the same musical language... this CD is the first in a series of about 16 that they have performed on together If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be...
Topic: improvisors

Will the insidious improvisational talents of Diaz-Infante and Rotcod Zzaj never be still? I...

Zzaj Productions
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With no accompanying information (that's probably my fault -- Ed.), there are a lot of questions to...

This is a CD full of very pleasant music composed by Senor Sammie Splarch; he's joined by his brother, George Splarch on some very pretty pieces. We've no doubt that once you've listened to these gents, you'll be craving more of their work. If you purchase the CD, you get 3 additional/extended tracks! If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make...
Topics: jazz, improv

With no accompanying information (that's probably my fault -- Ed.), there are a lot of questions to...

Zzaj Productions
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Years ago, Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen teamed up to wed poetry and piano. Today, another wordsmith...

Spontaneous poetry by Thom, improvised keyboards by Zzaj. Some REALLY kewl material for the 21st century. Thom was the EMCEE for the band Gong for many years, & Zzaj has been doing keyboards behind poetry for ages! If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to help with the costs of maintaining a netlabel...
Topics: jazz, spoken word

Years ago, Jack Kerouac and Steve Allen teamed up to wed poetry and piano. Today, another wordsmith...

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"Ernesto and I have made a lot of music together in the past year or so." This understatement...

Ernesto Diaz-Infante is a multi-instrumentalist from San Francisco who created some long-distance spontaneous mayhem with Dick Metcalf (aka Rotcod Zzaj). This avant-garde CD, titled "IMAGINED EXISTENCE", is the result. If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to help with the costs of maintaining a...
Topics: jazz, improvised

"Ernesto and I have made a lot of music together in the past year or so." This understatement...

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With the seven song-like objects presented here, Kramtones and Zzaj appear to want to demonstrate...

A more recent pairing of Northwest experimentalists Rotcod Zzaj (aka Dick Metcalf, or Mr. Dick), & Harlan Mark Vale (aka Kramtones). A thoroughly relaxed set, with lots of nuances. These 2 cats have been playing together since the late 1970â²s, and have turned out a LOT of very interesting improvised music! If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you...
Topics: jazz, improvised

With the seven song-like objects presented here, Kramtones and Zzaj appear to want to demonstrate...

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Eric and Rotcod ride again. author: Taped Crusaders Eric and Rotcod...

Eric Wallack is a music professor in Ohio who played guitar and Chapman stick on these keyboard/synth compositions by Dick Metcalf. This music was all done through the mails. Eric is a master at his instruments, and plays a blend of psychedelic & straight-ahead rock that is very attractive in oh so many ways. If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you...
Topics: jazz, improvised

Eric and Rotcod ride again. author: Taped Crusaders Eric and Rotcod...

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Albums like this are bound to cause headaches among the jazzerati. Performed by Jim Konen (who...

D.I.D. is the second album by Jim Konen (guitars) and Dick Metcalf (aka Rotcod Zzaj, who played Kurzweill PC 88 on this CD). Konen is famous in his local zone (Detroit/Motown) for some masterful techno guitar playing that he performs as "VisionEar". Metcalf has been recording and performing around the country (& the world) since about 1975. I have removed these files from my archive; they are now available for sale, at Zzaj Productions
Topic: Detroit

Albums like this are bound to cause headaches among the jazzerati. Performed by Jim Konen (who...

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Entromological Etudes Zzaj and Kramtones Matt Turner (Yamaha electric cello), Ernesto Diaz-Infante...

This band was formed out of a need (by improvisors Matt Turner, Ernesto Diaz-Infante & Rotcod Zzaj) to explore the insectuous world of the âbuggedâ! Why this name? We found it buried deeply in the âOrkin Manâsâ truck, I think⦠Do you play live? Not usually. How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry? Tremendously, though we havenât gotten our ârecord dealâ yet. Would you sign a record contract with a major label? You BET-chum! If you'd like to look at...
Topics: jazz, improvised

Entromological Etudes Zzaj and Kramtones Matt Turner (Yamaha electric cello), Ernesto Diaz-Infante...

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Nowsterday Zzaj and Kramtones Dick Metcalf, Mark Vale (synthesizers) By Jack Gold Electronic beats,...

Kramtones (Harlan Mark Vale) and I did this through the U.S. Postal Service; heavy modern electronics destined to stay at the top of your playlists for a long TIME! If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at Improvijazzation Nation All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to help with the costs of maintaining a netlabel (there's a button on the page linked in above, or use the...
Topics: jazz, improv

Nowsterday Zzaj and Kramtones Dick Metcalf, Mark Vale (synthesizers) By Jack Gold Electronic beats,...