John Cage meets Terry Riley meets Frank Zappa in the eclectic world of the REPERCUSSION UNIT. Since 1976, this unique and playful ensemble has created and performed works for found objects, electronics, and a myriad of percussive apparatus. Their world music sound has been described in Downbeat Magazine as, "...the genesis of new music."
is a half-hour cinéma vérité
documentary of the UNIT's
tour of Germany, and follows the band into the studio and out on the road.
The Players: John Bergamo, Jim Hildebrandt, Gregg Johnson, Ed Mann, Lucky
Mosko and Larry Stein play Marimba, Vibes, Steel Drum, Aluminafon, Tuned
Gongs, Cow Bells, Woodblocks, Mixing Bowls & Frying Pans, Tabla, Bongs,
Congas, Djembe, Kanjira, Tarn, Tambourines, Morsing & Drum Set, Silicon
Ballet & Brass Synthesizer.
Friends and fans of the REPERCUSSION UNIT will delight in owning R.U. Nuts, a half-hour documentary of the UNIT's German tour, featuring several previously unreleased compositions from the band's distinctive repertoire. HI-FI VHS videocassetts are $9.95 plus shipping and handling.
R.U. Nuts, was Directed and Produced by Toby Keeler.
more information about the REPERCUSSION UNIT
Contact: PAL Productions, P.O. Box 220808, Newhall, CA 91322