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Filthy Habits Ensemble

Filthy Habits Ensemble
Country
Spain
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Filthy Habits Ensemble was created in Barcelona in 2008 as a means to recover some of Zappa´s most brilliant contributions in instrumental music for jazz-rock ensembles. An octet consisting of a powerful four piece wind section and an adventurous rhythm section they are determined to blow audiences away with their complex and mesmerizing as well as animate and witty performances. They have since expanded their repertoire to include other composers.
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http://filthyhabitsensemble.com
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Releases on file (2)
Filthy Habits Ensemble — Plays Stravinsky Live at Jamboree Filthy Habits Ensemble — Plays Stravinsky Live at Jamboree
(Discordian, 2013, DL)
Filthy Habits Ensemble — King Kong (Unmatched Vol XI) Filthy Habits Ensemble — King Kong (Unmatched Vol XI)
(Discordian, 2009, DL)

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2019-04-24
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2019-04-10
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