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99 Hooker (rev.99)
chaos poetry/visual over-stimulation/electric saxophone

99 hooker
Lives and works in New York City, USA
Legendary New York saxophonist, spoken word artist, and filmmaker 99 Hooker has worked with Mark Marinoff (Mercury Rev, Chemical Brothers), Donald Miller (Borbetomagus, William Hooker etc.), LX Rudis, Ron Anderson (The Molecules, Pak), Glenn Sorvisto, Jason Willett et al. (Dramatics, Jad Fair, etc.), Gino Robair, Ralph Carney, Jim Nelson and David Krakauer to again name a few. 99 Hooker (rants) releases are available on Megaphone, PAX, No Solution, Limited Sedition, French Import, Radical House, as well as with Baltimore's Dramatics, Ron Anderson and Happy New Year, and many others. He appears on over twenty CDs. Tzadik released and then destroyed under threat of lawsuit Bible Launcher (unconscious vocals channeling Larry Flynt and various evangelists); 99 Hooker has performed all around the USA, Italy, Switzerland and France including, Musique Action (Nancy, FR), The Red Eye Theater (Minneapolis) The Kitchen (NY), Knitting Factory (NY), Big Sur Experimental Music Fest (CA), and Knickerbockers in (Lincoln, NE) to name but a fraction of the places. 99 Hooker is also the bandleader of Rev.99, a multimedia collective exploring environments with structured improvisation, integrating into representation schools, elderly homes, the street, etc. Also check out:

  "If musicians hip to Eugene Chadbourne formed a Spontaneous Music Ensemble cover-band, they might sound like Rev.99"  --  Ben Watson, The Wire

mp3 samples:
Extreme Wacover (from Voices In the Wilderness)
History of Dumb Fuck (from Generica)
Iron Engineer (from Everything Changed After 7-11)
Notes On A Nervous Breakdown (from Everything Changed After 7-11)
We Shouldve Known (from Turn A Deaf Ear)

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VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS: Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America

STOP THE WAR! Created out of the anxiety & disillusionment of Bush's reelection on November 3, 2004. This CD of 26 artists transcends music genres & ideologies with the common purpose of dissent towards the Bush regime. END THE WAR IN IRAQ! "Perfect reminder that we must not forget this madness" Tom Sekowski, Gaz-Eta

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99 HOOKER'S GENERICA: 99 Hooker's Generica

99 Hooker's Generica is to Pop Music as Crank is to Michelob. With noise legend Donald Miller, reeds master M2 (Chemical Brothers, Mercury Rev)and Lower East Side rhythm king Ray Sage. "Generica provides a stimulating, provocative, unique listen. Recommended." Francois Couture, All Music Guide.

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REV.99: Everything Changed After 7-11

a multimedia collective led by legendary NYC underground artist 99Hooker. a chaotic reaction to pre-apocalyptic consumer culture. "Take the time to investigate; it's well worth it." -- Francois Couture, All Music Guide

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REV. 99: turn a deaf ear

Environmental improv: composition by temperament & inheritance, playing as one walks in a group, conscious of sound, economics & disdaining "the jam." rev. 99 is led by post-modern artist 99 Hooker. "If musicians hip to Eugene Chadbourne formed a Spontaneous Music Ensemble cover-band, they might sound like Rev.99" --Ben Watson, The Wire

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