Nat Baldwin

Nat Baldwin

Double bassist/singer-songwriter Nat Baldwin's forthcoming album People Changes is much like the stark Maine setting which it was created. Of course, his fourth full-length shows welcome markings of his experimental bent from years as the Dirty Projectors bassist and former disciple of free jazz legend Anthony Braxton, but the serene isolation of 17 million acres of New England forestland make this cabin-born set intimate and sincere.
The album follows A Split EP with Extra Life (2008, Shatter Your Leaves) on which earlier versions of "Weights" and "Lifted" appear, Most Valuable Player (2008), Enter the Winter (2006) and Lights Out EP (2005) on Broken Sparrow Records, and his experimental free jazz debut Solo Contrabass (2003, Peacock Recordings).

In addition to Dirty Projectors, Nat Baldwin has performed on Vampire Weekend's Contra and Department of Eagles' In Ear Park. He will tour behind the albums release this spring.

Jonathan Pfeffer

"Best known for leading avant-pop ensemble Capillary Action, Jonathan Pfeffer is a composer/singer/guitarist currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Jon's solo classical guitar and voice music abstracts autobiographical narratives into poignant "story-songs" that flirt openly with both thematic and harmonic dissonance. Recommended if you like Frank Ocean, Joni Mitchell, Schoenberg, Phil Ochs, Glenn Danzig, and Baden Powell all at once.

Expect anecdotes, Sphinx-worthy riddles, and probably some group therapy."



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