Jersey City local Nate Wooley stopped by the WFMU studios a couple weeks back to record a live set of solo trumpet stylings for the Long Rally. Wooley manages to simultaneously be of the jazz tradition and to shatter it completely. He plays often and in various configurations of jazz,
improv and noise collaborators, is active in a number of established groups like Melee, Daniel Levin Quartet, and Blue Collar, and is seemingly at home in any improv situation. In this set, he plays through a guitar amp sans mouthpiece and uses small mouth movements, spit and breath to whip up some noise, fuzz, and feedback into a heady froth.
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