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Ken Field: Saxophones / Flute / Synthesizers / Percussion / King Cleveland Slide Saxoprano

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Ken Field is a Cambridge-based saxophonist, flautist, percussionist, and composer. A member of Birdsongs since 1988, he has recorded eight CDs with the group. Field has performed in the US, Canada, France, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, and Japan, and has been Composer-in-Residence at the Ucross Foundation (Wyoming), the Fundacion Valparaiso (Spain), and the Atlantic Center for the Arts (Florida). His releases include the solo CDs Subterranea and Pictures of Motion, documenting Field's ccompositions for layered alto saxophones, and Tokyo in F, a live recording of a spontaneously improvised Tokyo concert with three renowned Japanese musicians. His projects have been released on the Cuneiform, O.O.Discs, sFz Recordings, Sublingual, and Innova Recordings labels, and have been featured in The New York Times, Saxophone Journal, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and many other publications. Year of the Snake, recorded with his brass band the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, was included on best-of-year lists in New York City, New Orleans, and Milan. Field is a Vandoren Performing Artist. His music is also heard regularly on the children's television program Sesame Street. Information and CDs are available at www.kenfield.org.


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