Heading Towards the Distance

by Michael Bettine/Jon Hey

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A 33 minute live Piano & Gongs improvisation from the 2010 Chicago Calling Arts Festival. The performance has been cut into 3 tracks for downloading convenience.

The music is impressionistic, tempestuous, changing, evolving, memorable.


released November 21, 2010

Michael Bettine - Gongs
Jon Hey - Piano

Recording produced and edited by Michael at the Gong Room.


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Michael Bettine

Percussionist/Composer/Writer/Educator - Besides being a performing percussionist, Michael spent 25 years (1983-2008) as a contributing writer to MODERN DRUMMER magazine. He has also written for AVANT, DownBeat, Rhythm, and other music magazines; published various books on music & percussion, recorded 13 albums of solo percussion music, and currently obsesses over metal percussion of all types. ... more

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