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"There's been considerable hype surrounding this release by Austrian guitarist Alex Machacek, so let’s dispense with that right away: it’s all true"
- John McLaughlin

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Terry Bozzio’s Out Trio

Featuring: Terry Bozzio, drums
Alex Machacek, guitar
Doug Lunn, bass

The collaboration of Terry Bozzio and Alex Machacek began in 1999, when Alex Machacek and Gerald Preinfalk helped to mount Terry Bozzio’s premier of his “Chamberworks” at the Vienna Jazz Festival. Besides orchestrating the string section Alex also wrote a couple of trio tunes for Terry, Gerald and himself.

The chemistry of this trio was exceptional from the first note on and resulted in the production of BPM’s (Bozzio/Preinfalk/Machacek) first CD, entitled

“Delete and Roll”.
In 2003 Terry and Alex played a concert in Austin, Texas with Patrick O’Hearn on bass, which was filmed and released as a DVD:

“The Out Trio Live in Austin”
When Alex moved to Los Angeles in 2004, Terry and Alex decided to ask bassist Doug Lunn to join the band.

Terry Bozzio - drums
Terry's background begins in 1971. He performed with many top jazz musicians at the time, including Pete Escovedo, Art Lande, Eddie Henderson, Julian Priester and Woody Shaw. In 1974, Frank Zappa asked Terry to collaborate on some projects. These projects turned into 10 albums, 3 world tours and a movie, "Baby Snakes."
One of his most well known drum pieces, "The Black Page," was written by Zappa, as a challenge to him. After an extensive stint with Zappa, musicians and drummers worldwide were warmed to Bozzio's extraordinary talent.
Since then, Terry has been involved in numerous projects around the world, working with The Brecker Brothers, U.K., Mark Isham, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck, Steve Vai, Lonely Bears, Mick Jagger, Polytown, BLS, Billy Sheehan, name a few.

Modern Drummer "Hall of Fame" award
"Clinician of the Year" award (twice)
Drum Magazine "Drummer of the Year" & "BestClinician"(twice) awards
Schlagwerkrant Magazine (Holland) "best drummer" award
Player Magazine (Japan) "Best Drummer" award

Alex Machacek – guitar/composition
Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Alex Machacek has been developing and pursuing his career as a guitarist and composer from an early age. While in Austria he won the European Guitar Competition: “Guitar Newcomer 98” and worked with some heavyweights of the international scene including Michael Riessler, Wolfgang Puschnig, Wayne Horvitz, Natalie Cole, Klangforum Wien...
Alex moved to Los Angeles at the end of 2004 and has been performing with the likes of Gary Novak, Jeff Sipe, Ron Brunner Jr., Gary Husband, Matt Garrison, Marco Minnemann, UK, Trey Gunn, Virgil Donati, Planet X, UKZ, ...
Since 2006 Alex is a recording artist on the prestigious Abstract Logix label and has received accolades for his numerous releases.

Doug Lunn - bass
Doug Lunn is a multi-instrumentalist performer/composer who specializes on 5 string fretless electric bass. He has appeared on over 100 recordings with artists including Bruce Springsteen, Mark Isham, David Torn, Andy Summers, and numerous film and TV soundtracks.
Doug was the co-leader and featured composer for the critically acclaimed band "Fire Merchants" with guitarist John Goodsall (Brand X) and drummers Chester Thompson, Chad Wackerman, and Toss Panos.
Other artists/groups Doug has performed with include:
Vinnie Colaiuta, David Torn, L. Shankar, John Abercrombie, Paul McCandles, Don Cherry, Sting, Chaka Kahn, Wayne Kramer, Mike Keneally, Sting, Reeves Gabrels, Dave Liebman, Nels Cline, Buddy Guy, Art Lande, Eddie Henderson, Brand X, Bette Midler, Ed Mann, Brian Adams, Eddie Jobson, Michael Des Barres, Joey Ramone, Lyle Workman and numerous others.