Ted Reichman - My Ears Are Bent
Instrumental rock music by Ted Reichman, playing everything except accordion with longtime collaborator John Hollenbeck and guitarist Mary Halvorson. “My Ears Are Bent” combines blues piano, hip-hop, dub, free jazz, and no wave to create a new hybrid, heavily influenced by the people, places, and sounds of New York City. Best known as an accordion player, on “My Ears Are Bent” Ted Reichman features his original instrument, piano, along with a wide range of other instruments including guitars, electronics, and percussion. Reichman also mixed the album in his home studio, aided by co-producer Anthony Burr.