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Le Rex

Le Rex
Country
Switzerland
Profile
Le Rex is an avant-jazz group featuring alto saxophonist Benedikt Reising, trombonist Andreas Tschopp, tuba player Marc Unternährer, drummer Rico Baumann, and the primary composer, tenor saxophonist Marc Stucki. The group incorporates both AACM-style improvisation and New Orleans style spirit into their music.
Website
http://lerexmusic.ch
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (4)
Le Rex — Escape of the Fire Ants Le Rex — Escape of the Fire Ants
(Cuneiform Rune 464, 2019, CD / DL)
Le Rex — Wild Man Le Rex — Wild Man
(Cuneiform Rune 411, 2015, CD)
Le Rex — Ascona Le Rex — Ascona
(Unit UTR 4365, 2012, CD)
Le Rex — Le Corse Le Rex — Le Corse
(Unit UTR 4248, 2010, CD)

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2019-11-07
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2019-11-04
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2019-10-06
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2019-08-20
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2019-06-05
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