Rob Mazurek is a multidisciplinary artist/abstractivist, with a focus on electro-acoustic composition, improvisation, performance, painting, sculpture, video, film, and installation, who spent much of his creative life in Chicago, and then Brazil. He currently lives and works in Marfa, Texas. Over the years Mazurek has led/co-led many ensembles of various sizes and shapes including Exploding Star Orchestra, Exploding Star International, Desert Encrypts, Immortal Birds Bright Wings, Pharaoh and the Underground (featuring Pharoah Sanders), Chicago Underground, Jeff Parker Duo, Pulsar Quartet, São Paulo Underground, Alternate Moon Cycles, Alien Flower Sutra, Star Splitter, Return The Tides, Skull Sessions Octet, Tigersmilk, Third Coast Ensemble, Sound Is Quintet, Starlicker, and Mandarin Movie, each of which possesses its own distinct musical personality. He has collaborated with a wide variety of artists, such as the great Bill Dixon, Pharoah Sanders, Jeff Parker, Nicole Mitchell, Mike Ladd, Roscoe Mitchell, Yusef Lateef, Fred Anderson, Fred Hopkins, Liam Gillick, Naná Vasconcelos, Rodrigo Brandao, Alexandre Kassin, Marcelo Camelo, and others.
from ELECTRONIC KUMOKO cloudchild,
released January 17, 2022
Writer: Rob Mazurek
Producer: Rob Mazurek
Mixer: Rob Mazurek
Composer: Rob Mazurek
KUMOKO was born in the clouds in the sky on January 17, 2011. KUMOKO is a spirit child and artist of the sky. She
spontaneously creates art using clouds, and paints the sky in vibrant colors.
Kumoko was created by Akiko & Hashim Bharoocha.