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The Nublu Orchestra is assembled from the multifaceted range of musicians that call Nublu home. Band-members from Brazilian Girls, Wax Poetic, Kudu, Forro in the Dark, I Led Three Lives, and Love Trio and regular Nublu guests Graham Haynes and Eddie Henderson all sit under the baton of Butch Morris, the inventor of Conduction®, Morris’ vocabulary of ideographic signs and gestures activated to modify or construct a real-time musical arrangement or composition. The Nublu Orchestra’s music is an amalgamation of sounds from free jazz to techno just as Nublu’s club and label’s sound as a whole is the same. When the swirling sounds of blowing wind and horns give way to an almost punk-funky bass line on ‘Sketches of NYC’, the common thread of Nublu begins to show its face; and as a free jazz horn line contorts around a solid four on the floor beat (complete with a disco high hat) in ‘We Are The Ones’, it starts to make sense how a club responsible for releasing an electro-pop record could host a steel guitar player every Sunday night without batting an eye. While Butch Morris is the point to which all styles rush in the midst of the Nublu Orchestra, the club itself is at the heart of all the Nublu bands. Just as Morris directs and uses the improvisations of individual musicians, so the club subtly influences the bands’ outputs, developing a common thread in the midst of one of the most diverse musical communities that has ever been.