Gregg Bendian
Research (Tiny Useful Secrets)
2008 - Aggregate Music (AGCD005)

Personnel: Gregg Bendian - drumset, prepared drumset, marimba, bowed vibraphone, glockenspiel, crotales, bongos, snare drum, multiple percussion

Recorded live in Europe, Los Angeles & New York from 1994-2004.

Ten years in the making, Research (Tiny Useful Secrets) is a CD of ten groundbreaking, innovative percussion works composed and performed by Gregg Bendian. The 70-minute disc features music for drumset, prepared drumset, marimba, vibraphone, bowed vibraphone, and many expansive percussion set-ups. Each piece is dedicated to an important inspiration in Gregg's artistic life:

  • Suspend & Disperse (for Zakir Hussain) prepared drumset
  • Crosshatching (for Iannis Xenakis) two bongo drums
  • Danbury (for Charles Ives) bowed vibraphone & glockenspiel
  • One Million?(for Max Roach) drumset
  • Red Nova?(for Red Norvo)?marimba
  • for Steve McCall?(my teacher & friend)?snare drum
  • Mixture?(for Olias) multiple percussion
  • Billowing Segments?(for Edgard Varese) drumset
  • Frame The Invisible?(for Arshille?Gorky)?vibraphone & crotales
  • Japan?(for Alex Cline) multiple percussion?

COMPOSED & PRODUCED BY GREGG BENDIAN

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Gregg Bendian
Aggregate Music
PO Box 3158
Teaneck NJ 07666-9180
USA

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