Joy Boy

by Julius Eastman

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Recorded live on Wednesday, November 6, 1974 at Composers Forum in Albany, The Arts Center on the Campus of the Academy of the Holy Names, Albany, New York. 'Joy Boy' preceded 'Femenine' (frozen reeds fr6) at the same concert.

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n.b. This is a single track, with a duration of 8:48.

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released August 4, 2017

Performed by the S.E.M. Ensemble.
Recorded by Steve Cellum.
Tape transferred by Garry Rindfuss.
Mastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering.
Photo courtesy of University at Buffalo Music Library, The State University of New York.
Special thanks to Hanna Nurmi, Mary Jane Leach, and Phill Niblock.




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