Urban Surrounds

Urban Surround is a musical and visual project by Ferran Cruixent and Joan Carles Martorell

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Winter friday night at Basel. There was hardly anybody. I composed a vibraphone prelude for Peter Sadlo. I arranged this piece with bass, cymbals and saxophone. But the rhythm came from sounds that we recorded in Basel, like that one produced by playing with the brushes on the metal sculpture at the art museum, or that from the revolving door, which sounded like a jazz snare drum. Lyrics from 'The Way You Look Tonight' by Dorothy Fields.

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© 2007, Ferran Cruixent & Joan Carles Martorell