For stills and videos of live performances go to Performance....

 

This music is from "Ken Butler's Voices of Anxious Objects", recorded live in the studio in NYC in 1997 and released on John Zorn’s Tzadik label with a 16-page color booklet with photos of the hybrid instruments. With KB-Hybrid strings, Matt Darriau-clarinet, alto sax, gaida, shanai, kaval, reeds, and flutes, Stomu Takeishi-fretless electric bass, Seido Salifoski-dumbek, tapan .... some live looping, no overdubs.

 

From “KB’s Greatest Hits 1993-96” CD on Hybrid Visions Music, 2005

Live recordings with the following musicians: KB-Hybrid strings: John Butler-guitar: Stan Wood-Vibraband: Kip Richardson-drums: Dina Emerson-voice: Stomu Takeishi, Glen Moore-bass: Jerry Gibbs-drums: Rufus Cappadocia-cello: Satoshi Takeishi-drums.

 

 

There are 4 CD’s and a DVD as follows:


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1).Ken Butler’s Voices of Anxious Objects” CD on Tzadik 1997

Live recordings with KB-Hybrid strings: Matt Darriau-clarinet, alto, gaida, shanai, kaval, reeds, and flutes: Stomu Takeishi-fretless bass: Seido Salifoski-dumbek, tapan. Recorded in NYC in 1997 and released on John Zorn’s Tzadik label with 16-page booklet with photos of the instruments.

Purchase Ken Butler's 'Voices of Anxious Objects' released by Tzadik Records HERE.


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2). KB’s Greatest Hits 1993-96” CD on Hybrid Visions Music, 2005

Live recordings with the following musicians: KB-Hybrid strings: John Butler-guitar: Stan Wood-Vibraband: Kip Richardson-drums: Dina Emerson-voice: Stomu Takeishi, Glen Moore-bass: Jerry Gibbs-drums: Rufus Cappadocia-cello: Satoshi Takeishi-drums. $20.00 + shipping.

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3.) Live at Kerrytown with Sepideh Vahidi” CD on Hybrid Visions Music, 2005

Live concert recording at The Kerrytown Concert Hall in Ann Arbor, Michigan with KB-Hybrid strings: Sepideh Vahidi-voice: Jason Beck-percussion. Recorded Jan 30th, 2004,  $20.00 + shipping.

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4). “Live at Zebulon 2005” CD on Hybrid Visions Music, 2006

Live recordings from a year of performances at Zebulon Café in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with combinations of the following musicians: KB-Hybrid strings: Matt Darriau-gaida, shanai, kaval, clarinet: Stomu Takeishi–bass: Seido Salifoski– dumbek: Haale–voice: Vlada Tomova–voice: Matt Kilmer–percussion. $20.00 + shipping.

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5). “Ken Butler’s Hybrid Visions”  DVD on Hybrid Visions Music, 2006

Excerpts of nearly 30 years of film, video, interactive installations, and performances with the artist’s hybrid instrument sculptures. A full 2hrs. that includes these sections: Voices of Anxious Objects  Live and studio excerpts, 2004, 12 min.Lost & Sound  Performance excerpts, 2000, 18 min.Live Performances  Excerpts New York City, 1996-1991, 33 min. Interactive Installations Excerpts, 1997-1984, 30 min. Hybrid Antics  Single-channel video, 1983, 20 min. Hand Song 16mm pixilated film, 1977, 7 min. $50.00 + shipping.