Like a Monkey Without the Cuckoo Clock

by Jebel Chamber Orchestra

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    Contains bonus artwork, our official madhouse postcard, a little banner and a special Jebel Chamber Orchestra wallpaper by Sorina Vazelina!




"Like a Monkey Without the Cuckoo Clock" is a journey through the inner mental patient mindscape of the Jebel Chamber Orchestra, expressed in acoustic honks, bonks, scrapes, and screams, and other outbursts. Prepared piano, homemade instruments, and garbled screams collide to tell the story of our crazy joyful Jebel monkey.

Released by Digitalbiotope.
Cat no: db039


released January 7, 2008

All tracks written and produced by Jebel Chamber Orchestra.

Prepared piano, vocals, Bontempi organ turned off, gardening tools, cardboard boxes, various objects by Felix Petrescu and Valentin Toma (Makunouchi Bento).

Vocals, baggerhorn MK I & MK II, french horn, various shawm-like instruments by John Fisher aka Ricemutt.

Alto and tenor sax, trombone, vocals, chinese yo-yo by Patrick Sheng.
Baggerhorn MK I by Justin Lazarus.

Artwork by Felix Petrescu.
Bonus wallpaper by Sorina "Vazelina" Vasilescu (Wirestory).



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Jebel Chamber Orchestra Timișoara, Romania

While being patients in the psychiatric hospital of Jebel, Romania, Makunouchi Bento (Felix Petrescu and Valentin Toma) have teamed up with their fellow American lunatics (and AWOLs) John Fisher, Patrick Sheng and Justin Lazarus, to show the doctors what music truly is. ... more

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