Star Jaws

Village Voice review by Tom Johnson

 

Peter Gordon’s Star Jaws was presented as a prerecorded tape created at Mills College with “Blue” Gene Tyranny and other musicians. Described as “sensuous” by Tom Johnson in the Village Voice, the work combined a pop-rock sensibility with saxophones solos, percussion, bass, insightful lyrics, and effects produced by synthesizers. Though each instrument intended for different musical compositions of varying length and quality, Gordon manipulated them accordingly to generate this hybrid composition.

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