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SQUIDCO Email Update, October 4, 2019

     Squidco & The Squid's Ear
October 4, 2019

"Sound is all our dreams of music.
Noise is music's dreams of us."
—Morton Feldman

   Creative Artists

• Berman / Lytton / Roebke
• Marc Copland/Drew Gress/Joey Baron
• Ted Daniel Solo
• Ted Daniel Trio
• Denzler/Grip/Johansson
• Dunmall/Swell/Owston/Sanders
• Morton Feldman (Philip Thomas)
• Chester Hawkins
• Sylvain Kassap/Benjamin Duboc
• Zlatko Kaucic Quintet
• Kid Millions & Sarah Bernstein
• Large Unit
• Leap of Faith
• Leap of Faith Orchestra
• Pursglove/Dunmall/Sanders/Etheridge
• Mette Rasmussen/Julien Desprez
• Sonifications (Banks/Canha/Taylor)
• Horace Tapscott w/ The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra
    and the Great Voice Of Ugmaa
• Wachsmann/Taylor/Medley/Hutchinson

Squid Bubbles  Essential Labels

Another Timbre
Astral Spirits
Dark Tree Records
Evil Clown

Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Ujamaa Records
Umlaut Records/ SAJ
Zeromoon/ Intangible Arts



   Jazz & Improvisation

Berman / Lytton / Roebke: Trio Discrepancies [VINYL]
(Astral Spirits)

The 2nd release from the trio of Chicago cornetist Josh Berman, UK drummer/percussionist Paul Lytton and Chicago bassist Jason Roebke, featuring material recorded during the trio's April 2018 European tour, in two extended side-long improvisations from Padova, Italy and Trondheim, Norway, in sets of profound technique and creative prowess; exceptional.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $19.95      Listen          

Copland, Marc / Drew Gress / Joey Baron: And I Love Her

Brought together originally as the rhythm section for John Abercrombie, the trio of pianist Marc Copland, bassist Drew Gress and drummer Joey Baron have continued on as a performing trio, heard here in NYC for a lyrical set of standards, popular tunes, and originals including pieces by Coltrane, Hancock, Lennon-McCartney, Cole Porter, and John Abercrombie.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Daniel, Ted Trio: "The Loft Years", Volume One
(Ujamaa Records)

Free Jazz in the mid-70s in New York City was guided by The Loft movement of artist-run venues throughout the city, the perfect environment for trumpeter Ted Daniel to develop his approach to the extended improvisations heard here, recorded in the studio with his trio of Tatsuya Nakamura on drums & percussion and Richard Pierce on bass, Daniel playing flugelhorn & French horn.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          

Daniel, Ted: Solo At Abbrazia San Zeno, Pisa, Italy
(Ujamaa Records)

Recorded during the Jazz Festival in Pisa, Italy while trumpeter Ted Daniel was touring through Europe, good fortune making an opportunity for Daniel to present his first fully spontaneous solo performance, captured at Abbrazia San Zeno and dedicated to his father, where Daniel plays with authenticity, relaxed warmth, impressive technique and spiritual creativity.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          

Daniel, Ted: Ted Daniel Sextet
(Ujamaa Records)

Released on trumpeter Ted Daniel's own Ujamaa record label, this impressive free jazz album, in a sextet with two bassists (Richard Pierce and Hakim Jami), two percussionists (Kenneth Hughes and Warren Benbow), Otis Harris on alto sax, and Daniel himse on trumpet, flugelhorn, french horn & bugle, performing two pieces from Harris, and three pieces by Daniel.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          

Denzler / Grip / Johansson: Zyklus 1 [2 CDs]
(Umlaut Records / SAJ)

Exploring new ways of interplay within a classic jazz trio setting, "Zyklus 1" or "Cycle 1" is the 3rd album from the trio of Bertrand Denzler on tenor saxophone, Joel Grip on double bass, and Sven on Ake Johansson on drums, a double CD + poster of four improvisations that reference "Time" through masterful technique and superb collective free jazz.
Squidco Pick

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Dunmall / Swell / Owston / Sanders: So Perhaps

British saxophonist Paul Dunmall and American trombonist Steve Swell in a quartet with master drummer Mark Sanders and emerging UK bassist James Owston took the stage at Jubilee Center Birmingham, UK in 2019 for this dynamic album of collective improvisation, in a staggering concert of powerful technique and upbeat, ultimately swinging free jazz.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Kassap, Sylvain / Benjamin Duboc: Le Funambule
(Dark Tree Records)

With mystery and drama the duo of clarinetist Sylvain Kassap and double bassist Benjamin Duboc start their performance with whisperings, Kassap's expanded range and vocabulary on the clarinet evocative against Duboc's strong bowing and plucking, as they both take their listeners across a tightrope of carefully balanced, masterfully evolving free conversation.
     Buy      $16.95      Listen          

Kaucic, Zlatko Quintet: Morning Patches
(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!))

Using the natural resonance of the St. Martin's Church, in Smartno, Slovenia, percussionist Zlatko Kaucic leads the quintet of Michael Moore on alto sax & clarinet, Marco Colonna on clarinet & bass clarinet, Albert Cirera on tenor sax, and Silvia Bolognesi on Double Bass, in ten conversations from cinematic conversation to commandingly interactive.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $15.95      Listen          

Large Unit: Rio Fun [VINYL]

Recorded live at the end of the first European tour of 2015 at the Bimhuis club in Amsterdam, this limited EP shows Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit in an extended and multi-sectioned piece that evolves in stages, ultimately demonstrating the tight and dynamic interplay of the band and its varied approaches to sound and intense modern jazz.
     Buy      $25.95      Listen          

Leap of Faith Orchestra: performs The Photon Epoch by PEK
(Evil Clown)

The full Boston-area Leap of Faith Orchestra in its largest configuration performing a Frame Notation Score composed by PEK to guide the improvisation, this work based on the The Photon Epoch, a period in the evolution of the early universe, using a vast assemblage of instruments and devices to create a unique narrative in an energetic and wonderfully unpredictable journey.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Leap of Faith: Potential and Actual Infinities
(Evil Clown)

For this performance the Leap of Faith trio of PEK on clarinets, saxophones, double reeds & flutes, Glynis Lomon on cello, aquasonic & voice, and Yuri Zbitnov on drums & percussion was joined by Jim Warshauer (reeds) and Eric Dahlman (trumpet, overtone voice) to perform two improvisations, including a long work featuring transformations across highly varied sonorities.
     Buy      $11.95      Listen          

Pursglove, Percy / Paul Dunmall / Mark Sanders / John Etheridge: Deps

A smoking session recorded at Bristol Fringe Club, UK in 2019 from the quartet of frequent collaborators Percy Pursglove on bass & trumpet, Mark Sanders on drums, and Paul Dunmall on soprano & tenor saxophones and alto flute, and on this concert John Etheridge (Soft Machine, Zappatistas) on electric guitar, adding great technical skill and intensity to this exceptional concert.
Squidco Pick

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Rasmussen, Mette / Julien Desprez: The Hatch
(Dark Tree Records)

An exhilarating duo between Danish saxophonist Mette Rasmussen on alto sax and French electric guitarist Julien Desprez using a variety of effects, recording in France for seven approach-ably twisted dialogs using spectacular technique and a diversity of approaches, from full force playing to introspective textural work, a marvel of spontaneity.
     Buy      $16.95      Listen          

Sonifications (Banks / Canha / Taylor): The Anthropocene Epoch [CD + DVD]

The UK trio of Dan Banks on piano, Jose Canha on double bass, and Trevor Taylor on drums & percussion, reflect on man's influence on climate and the environment in a 2 disc DVD/CD set, transforming data from NASA and Our World in Data into sonic platforms over which they adeptly improvise with lyrical intent; includes a 38 page booklet of photos & text detailing their process.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Tapscott, Horace w/ the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and the Great Voice Of Ugmaa: Why Don't You Listen? - Live at LACMA, 1998
(Dark Tree Records)

Formed in 1961 with the goal of preserving, developing and performing African-American music, pianist Horace Tapscott is heard in this well-recorded concert from 1998, his last public performance, at LACMA in Los Angeles with a 20 piece orchestra including sax, trombone, a 12 member chorus, three bassists, and 3 percussionists; a significant addition to Tapscott's catalog.
Squidco Pick

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Wachsmann, Philipp / Trevor Taylor / Paul Medley / Matthew Hutchinson : Old Dreams New Horizons

Quartet, trio and duo sessions between Paul Medley on alto saxophone & bass clarinet, Trevor Taylor on percussion & electronics, Matthew Hutchinson on piano, and Philipp Wachsmann on violin & electronics; improv and ea-improv that uses space and patient pacing, merging approaches from Circuit Electro-Acoustic Ensemble with an overall acoustic chamber feel--beautiful.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          



Hawkins, Chester: Metabolism Quartet / Nocturne For Poppy [CASSETTE]
(Zeromoon/ Intangible Arts)

Electro-psychedelic explorer Chester Hawkins presenting two live performances in Washington DC -- one recorded in isolation at Intangible Arts' studio (4th September 2018) and one in public at Rhizome community arts space (8th September 2018) -- improvised autopsies of Lutoslawski's String Quartet by means of three granular synth engines and one tape-edit/concrete emulator.
     Buy      $9.95      Listen          

Kid Millions & Sarah Bernstein: Broken Fall (VINYL)

Pulling inspiration from disparate influences such as early liturgical music, Ornette Coleman, Laurie Anderson, Yoko Ono, Milford Graves, and composers Morton Feldman and Lou Harrison, Kid Millions and Sarah Bernstein create a cyclical form of spontaneous thematic music through powerful electronics, wild vocalizations, and unrelenting drum textures.
     Buy      $19.95      Listen          



Feldman, Morton (Philip Thomas): Piano [5 CD BOX SET]
(Another Timbre)

Containing the majority of minimalist composer Morton Feldman's compositions for solo piano, 3 CDs of short works and 2 for the magnificent "For Bunita Marcus" and "Triadic Memories", performed by one of the foremost interpreters of Feldman's work, Philip Thomas, and presented in a sturdy 5-CD box set with a 52 page booklet of notes from the performer and artwork.
     Buy      $44.95      Listen          

The Squid's Ear The Squid's Ear is Squidco's companion online magazine, featuring reviews of Squidco items from independent writers.

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 In Stock and Ready to Ship

We're never quite caught up with new releases that constantly come in our door, and we don't like to rush a release to our homepage. That said, the following releases have already been stocked at Squidco, and are able to be ordered. In most cases we have images, often have samples, and some basic description of each release.

• You can see the newest additions to our catalog in our Just In Stock Section.

• You can see the latest fully cataloged items in our store by using our New Releases section.

• You can see Recently Restocked items on this page.

• You can ask to have us email you when Upcoming Releases are in stock.


Phil Gibbs / Neil Metcalfe / Adrian Northover / Marcello Magliocchi:
The Visitors

Leap of Faith Orchestra & Sub-Units:
Virtual Particles [2 CDS]
(Evil Clown)

Monash Art Ensemble (Grabowsky / Neal / Ford / Hannaford Williamson / Evans / Hope):
Here Now Hear [2 CDs]

Udo Schindler / Eric Zwang Eriksson:
Poetry?? Ein Wurfelwurf

Spirit in Spirit (Lencastre / Van der Weide / Govaert):
Live at Zaal 100


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