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Track 19

"Tier 4"

From Unbread

The Chap’s Panos Ghikas improvises regularly with Jennifer Walshe, Nick Roth and many others on violin/viola and “unreal-time interface”. He also runs Migro Records. Clarinettist/guitarist Alex Ward is half of the avant rock duo Dead Days Beyond Help and leads the groups Forebrace, The Alex Ward Quintet and Items 4 & 10. He has been active in free improvisation for over 30 years. “Tier 4” is an extract from their new cassette Unbread.,,