Now Is Fred Lonberg-Holm

Now Is Fred Lonberg-Holm

On July 3rd, 2015, Ben Remsen sat down with Fred Lonberg-Holm in his house in the Ukranian Village neighborhood of Chicago, petted his dog, and played him eleven tracks by his friends, collaborators, teachers, and peers. This is what he had to say.

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Intro: “3 note song”
from I know you
available from 482 Music

Outro: “Bow & Strings”
Fred Lonberg-Holm
from Fleeing Villagers 7"
long out of print but may be available from Fred if you ask him

Excerpt from “String Quartet No. 2”
Morton Feldman, performed by the FLUX Quartet
from String Quartet No. 2
available from Mode Records

Tom Chiu, violin
Cornelius Duffalo, violin
Kenji Bunch, viola
Darrett Adkins, cello

“Opus 23E”
Anthony Braxton
from The Complete Arista Recordings of Anthony Braxton
available from Mosaic Records

Anthony Braxton, flute, alto flute, sopranino sax, alto sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet
Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn
Dave Holland, bass
Barry Altschul, drums

“Total Preparation”
The Ex and Tom Cora
from Scrabbling at the Lock
available from The Ex Records

Terrie Ex, guitar
G. W. Sok, vocals
Luc Ex, bass
Andy Ex, guitar
Katrin Ex, drums, vocals
Tom Cora, cello

“Pointed Stick”
The Flying Luttenbachers live at the Knitting Factory 9/1/94
from YouTube, but many Flying Luttenbachers releases are available from Weasel Walter's Bandcamp page

Weasel Walter, drums
Chad Organ, saxophones and moog
Dylan Posa, guitar
Jeb Bishop, trombone, bass, casio
Jim O'Rourke, synth

“Comme à la Radio”
Art Ensemble of Chicago and Brigitte Fontaine
from Comme à la Radio
available from Saravah Records

Brigitte Fontaine, vocals
Malachi Favors, bass
Roscoe Mitchell, flute
Joseph Jarman, oboe, saxophone
Areski, percussion
Leo Smith, trumpet
Lester Bowie, trumpet

“Pithecanthropus Erectus”
Joe McPhee's Po Music
from Topology
once but no longer available from Hat Hut Records

Joe McPhee, pocket cornet
Raymond Boni, guitar
Daniel Bourquin, baritone sax
Andre Jaume, tenor sax
Radu Malfatti, trombone
Francois Mechali, bass
Irene Schweitzer, piano

“Mackle Music”
John Butcher
from 13 Friendly Numbers
available from Unsounds Records

John Butcher, reeds

excerpt from “Part 1”
Die Like a Dog
from Little Birds Have Fast Hearts
once but no longer available from Atavistic Records

Peter Brötzmann, reeds
Hamid Drake, percussion
Toshinori Kondo, trumpet
William Parker, bass

“Queer Disco Anthem”
God Is My Co-Pilot
from The Best of God Is My Co-Pilot
available from Cargo Records

Sharon Topper, Craig Flanagin, and maybe others?

“White Lightning”
Henry Flynt
from Back Porch Hillbilly Blues, volume 2, once but no longer available from Locust Music, which no longer seems to exist

Henry Flynt, violin

“Snowflakes and Sunshine”
Ornette Coleman Trio
from At the Golden Circle, volume 2
available from Blue Note Records

Ornette Coleman, violin, saxophone, trumpet
David Izenzon, bass
Charles Moffett, drums