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Complete Syllables Music

by Nate Wooley

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      $16 USD  or more


  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Beautiful box featuring reissues of the long out of print [8] and [9] Syllables and the premiere recording of the epic 150 minute For Kenneth Gaburo. Essays and Liner Notes by Nate Wooley and others along with an exclusive separate booklet of Syllables Scores. Design and art by Lasse Marhaug

    Includes unlimited streaming of Complete Syllables Music via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $35 USD or more 




"Four discs of solo experimentation from American trumpet conceptualist Nate Wooley, which represent the full history of his radical "Syllables" solo music, which replaces the standard technique of the trumpet with the mechanics of producing speech.

Included are re-releases of his early [8] Syllables and [9] Syllables CDs, both long out of print, as well as the premiere recording of the epic acoustic/electro-acoustic finale: "For Kenneth Gaburo" spanning 150 minutes on two discs. Package comes complete with multiple essays and a booklet of the original scores beautifully set by Lasse Marhaug.


released April 3, 2017


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Nate Wooley Brooklyn, New York

Nate Wooley grew up in Clatskanie, Oregon. He began his professional music career at age 13 performing in big bands with his father, and studied jazz and classical trumpet at the University of Oregon and University of Denver. He settled in New York in 2001, and maintains an active schedule in jazz and experimental music in the U.S. and abroad. ... more

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