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Cassette-only release. Edition of 250 copies. John Butcher's work ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multi-tracked saxophone pieces and explorations with feedback and extreme acoustics. Originally a physicist, he left academia in 1982, and has since collaborated with hundreds of musicians. He is well known as a soloist, recently exploring unusual site-specific acoustics, and has released seven albums of solo saxophone music. His tape for The Tapeworm features two contrasting performance styles. The first is a live recording in three parts for tenor and soprano saxophones, recorded in concert October 30, 2009, L'Eglise Saint-Merri, Paris. Its flipside is a 20-minute piece for saxophone controlled feedback and piano (one player).