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London & UK improvisation

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Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont:  loiter volcano Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont: loiter volcano

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 11900
Catalog Code: at-b03
Country: UK

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Powerful debut release for three young musicians emerging onto the European electroacoustic improv scene, one of whom, Kanngiesser, has recently performed with AMM.
Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:  Sleep It Off (1999-2001) Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 18334
Catalog Code: 4077
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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.
Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:  Spiral Inputs Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 14583
Catalog Code: at39
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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.
Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble:  Meteo Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble: Meteo

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17676
Catalog Code: CF 272
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A live recording at the famous Meteo Festival from the trio of Sophie Agnel (piano), John Edwards (double bass) and Steve Noble (drums), three of Europe's most active improvisers in an intense extended performance.
Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:  Tasting Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 08865
Catalog Code: at02
Country: UK

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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.
Agnel, Sophie:  Capsizing Moments Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments

Label: Emanem
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Catalog Code: 5004
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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.
Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:  Foldings Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11807
Catalog Code: confront 12
Country: UK

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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.
Algora, Esteban  / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar:  ...de las piedras Algora, Esteban / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar: ...de las piedras

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 10202
Catalog Code: at09
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Ingar Zach in a trio with Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora and Italian flutist Alessandra Rombola in 6 varied pieces recorded in a stone church.
Allum & Prevost:  Penumbrae Allum & Prevost: Penumbrae

Label: Matchless
Product Code: 14273
Catalog Code: MRCD79
Country: UK

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AMM percussionist Eddie Prevost playing all bowed sources in a subtle and ringing duet of bowing approaches with violinist Jennifer Allum of the London Post Quartet.
Altenburger, Martine  & John Russell:  Duet Altenburger, Martine & John Russell: Duet

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 12983
Catalog Code: at27
Country: UK

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This duet between cellist Altenburger and guitarist Russell was recorded at the Musique en Mouvement Festival Theatre du Jarnisy in 2008, an intense and intricate dialog of great dynamics.
Amalgam (Watts / Clyne / Stevens / Guy):  Prayer For Peace  [VINYL] Amalgam (Watts / Clyne / Stevens / Guy): Prayer For Peace [VINYL]

Label: NoBusiness
Product Code: 13471
Catalog Code: NBLP16
Country: Lithuania

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Limited vinyl reissue of the legendary Amalgam recording with Trevor Watts, Jeff Clyne, John Stevens and Barry Guy performing at Advision London on the May 20, 1969.
Angeli / Parker / Rothenberg:  Free Zone Appleby 2007 Angeli / Parker / Rothenberg: Free Zone Appleby 2007

Label: psi
Product Code: 10236
Catalog Code: 08.04
Country: UK

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A smaller than usual Freezone Appleby Festival, 2007 presents duos and trios with the excellent lineup of Paolo Angeli, Evan Parker and Ned Rothenberg.
Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga):  Corgroc Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga): Corgroc

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 12984
Catalog Code: at28
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ap'strophe began working together in 2006 in search of a common sonoric space, which they found in the investigation of distinctive timbres between acoustic guitar and zither.
ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside):  The Pursuit Of Happiness ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside): The Pursuit Of Happiness

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 11562
Catalog Code: 5005
Country: UK

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Since 1988 ARC have developed through improvisation a collective language that draws on the European textures of the violin family with a little bit of voice added.
Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner):  Goodbye Silence Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner): Goodbye Silence

Label: FMR
Product Code: 14246
Catalog Code: FMR 260-0508
Country: UK

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The trio of Mats Gustafsson on saxophone and electronics, keyboardist Pat Thomas and percussionist Roger Turner performing live in Derby in 1998, a challenging and fascinating set.
Atmospheres Without Oxygen (Dunmall / Gibbs / Stevens / Taylor):  4 Live In Oxford Atmospheres Without Oxygen (Dunmall / Gibbs / Stevens / Taylor): 4 Live In Oxford

Label: FMR
Product Code: 14330
Catalog Code: FMR 295-0810
Country: UK

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Live recording from Oxford Improv Club in 2010 opposite Red Square with Paul Dunmall on saxophones, Phil Gibbs on electric guitar and electronics, Nik Stevens on double bass and Trevor Taylor electronic percussion.
Ayers, Kevin and the Whole World:  Hyde Park Free Concert 1970 Ayers, Kevin and the Whole World: Hyde Park Free Concert 1970

Label: Reel Recordings
Product Code: 09093
Catalog Code: RR 002
Country: Canada

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Kevin Ayers' Whole World with David Bedford, Lol Coxhill, Mike Oldfield and Robert Wyatt in a 1970 summer concert at Hyde Park. Historic and classic!
Badland (Rose / Fell / Noble):  Six High Windows Badland (Rose / Fell / Noble): Six High Windows

Label: Bug Incision Records
Product Code: 18174
Catalog Code: bim-65
Country: Canada

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The long-running British free improvising trio Badland (Simon H. Fell-bass; Simon Rose-sax; Steve Noble-drums) in a live recording at St. Brides Church, Liverpool in 2005, intense and dynamic interaction in a space with natural reverb enhancing the interplay.
Bailey / Butcher / Robair:  Scrutables Bailey / Butcher / Robair: Scrutables

Label: Weight of Wax
Product Code: 14931
Catalog Code: 04
Country: UK

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John Butcher and Derek Bailey performed together starting in 1989, and in 2000 the duo was joined by percussionist Gino Robair for this studio session at Moat Studios, London.
Bailey, Derek & Agusti Fernandez:  A Silent Dance Bailey, Derek & Agusti Fernandez: A Silent Dance

Label: Incus
Product Code: 11825
Catalog Code: INCUS 058CD
Country: UK

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Recorded by Agusti Fernandez himself, these are lovely dialogs between the pianist and Derek Bailey on electric; rich and reserved conversation with free improv's elder statesman.
Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo:  Scale Points on the Fever Curve Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo: Scale Points on the Fever Curve

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 02833
Catalog Code: 4099
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Bailey, Derek / Jamie Muir:  Dart Drug Bailey, Derek / Jamie Muir: Dart Drug

Label: Incus
Product Code: 11520
Catalog Code: INCUS 019CD
Country: UK

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Reissue of the 1981 LP of Bailey with one-time King Crimson-ite Jamie Muir, hovering harmonics from Bailey's feedback amidst Muir's floating timbral spectrum.
Bailey, Derek / John Stevens:  Playing Bailey, Derek / John Stevens: Playing

Label: Incus
Product Code: 11519
Catalog Code: INCUS 014CD
Country: UK

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Derek Bailey on electric and acoustic guitar with drummer (and mini-trumpeter) John Stevens in beautifully recorded '92 sessions of dynamic and subtle interaction.
Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:  Dynamics of the Impromptu Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu

Label: FMR
Product Code: 18697
Catalog Code: 360-0913
Country: UK

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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.
Bailey, Derek with Julian Kytasty, Roger Turner and Alan Wilkinson:  Duos, London 2001 Bailey, Derek with Julian Kytasty, Roger Turner and Alan Wilkinson: Duos, London 2001

Label: Incus
Product Code: 01627
Catalog Code: cd51
Country: UK

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Bailey, Derek:  Barcelona Chronicles: All Thumbs [DVD] Bailey, Derek: Barcelona Chronicles: All Thumbs [DVD]

Label: Incus
Product Code: 11826
Catalog Code: INCUS 002DVD
Country: UK

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A short solo electric guitar concert filmed in the Ribera district of Barcelona in 2004, "thumbs" referring to the techniques Bailey developed to counter motor neuron disease.
Bailey, Derek:  Improvisation [VINYL] Bailey, Derek: Improvisation [VINYL]

Label: MiruMir (Cramps)
Product Code: 16523
Catalog Code: MIR 100201LP
Country: Italy

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Originally released on the Italian Cramps label, this early example of Bailey's unique approach to improvisation was recorded in the studio in Milan, presenting 14 tracks recorded on either electric or acoustic guitar.
Bailey, Derek:  Live at G's Club - Barcelona Chronicles Bailey, Derek: Live at G's Club - Barcelona Chronicles

Label: Incus
Product Code: 14382
Catalog Code: DVD01
Country: UK

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London Scene guitar master Derek Bailey from a 2004 live recording performing solo on electric guitar at G's Club, originally issued as a CDR but here complete on DVD.
Bailey, Derek:  Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations Bailey, Derek: Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations

Label: Incus
Product Code: 11468
Catalog Code: INCUS 057CD
Country: UK

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Reissue of Derek Bailey's 2nd Incus LP from 1974, fully remastered to bring Bailey's uniquely personal improvisation style clearly into the 21st century.
Bailey, Derek:  More 74 Bailey, Derek: More 74

Label: Incus
Product Code: 13603
Catalog Code: CD60
Country: UK

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UK free jazz guitar icon in unreleased solo material remastered from the original reel-to-reel recordings recorded in London, 1974, Bailey playing mostly electric guitar.
Bailey, Derek:  New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs] Bailey, Derek: New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs]

Label: Incus
Product Code: 16606
Catalog Code: CD48/49
Country: UK

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A much-needed reissue of Derek Bailey's 1978 2-CD Japanese release on the Morgue label, the first disc a series of studio improvisations and the second presenting two live performances in Nagoya and Kalavinka.
Baker, Duck:  The Ducks Palace Baker, Duck: The Ducks Palace

Label: Incus
Product Code: 12213
Catalog Code: INCUS 059CD
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American fingerstyle improvising guitarist Duck Baker in a collection of duos and trios recorded from 1993-2004, with Derek Bailey, Cyro Baptista, Roswell Rudd, and John Zorn.
BARK!:  Contraption BARK!: Contraption

Label: psi
Product Code: 08237
Catalog Code: 07.03
Country: UK

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BARK!:  Fume of Sighs BARK!: Fume of Sighs

Label: psi
Product Code: 17683
Catalog Code: 12.04
Country: UK

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The third CD by the trio of Rex Casswell (electric guitar), Phillip Marks (percussion) and Paul Obermayer (samples), creating beautiful jagged, sharp edged textures propelled by some of their tightest, strangest, most powerful rhythmic designs yet.
Barkingside (Ward / Hawkins / Lash / May) Barkingside (Ward / Hawkins / Lash / May)

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 09322
Catalog Code: 4147
Country: UK

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A quartet of four excellent young improvising musicians based in London and Oxford, none of whom have ever been to the outer London suburb of Barkingside.
BARREL (Blunt / Kallin / Marshall):  Gratuitous Abuse BARREL (Blunt / Kallin / Marshall): Gratuitous Abuse

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 15216
Catalog Code: 5020
Country: UK

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The London based improvising string trio Barrel of Alison Blunt on violin, Ivor Kallin on violin & viola, and Hannah Marshall on cello, all members of London Improvisers Orchestra and performers at the 2007 Freedom of the City.
Barrett, Richard / Han-Earl Park:  Numbers Barrett, Richard / Han-Earl Park: Numbers

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 16231
Catalog Code: CS201
Country: Portugal

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Furt and Evan Parker electro-acoustic ensemble member and electronic artist Richard Barrett in a duo with guitarist Han-Earl Park, concentrated, elaborate and energetic improvisation from two excellent players.
Barrett, Richard:  Adrift Barrett, Richard: Adrift

Label: psi
Product Code: 12431
Catalog Code: 09.10
Country: UK

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Three live performances of collaborative electroacoustic compositions from 2007-08, each exploring different points of contact between precomposed structures and spontaneous invention.
Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia:  The Geographers Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia: The Geographers

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 04759
Catalog Code: 4112
Country: UK

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Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir:  An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 09516
Catalog Code: at08
Country: UK

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Shakuhachi duets from veteran player Clive Bell and Lebanese improviser Bechir Saade recorded in England, 2007; lyrical, haunting and unexpected.
Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith:  Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith: Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 06437
Catalog Code: bpa011
Country: USA

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Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:  The Grass Is Greener Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener

Label: psi
Product Code: 17389
Catalog Code: 02.02
Country: UK

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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.
Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn:  Horsky Park Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn: Horsky Park

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 14584
Catalog Code: at40
Country: UK

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Two instruments - Bertoncini on violin; Lehn on analogue synth - with totally different histories come together and look for a connection across two great sets from 2006 & 2010.
Bevan / Bishop / Edwards / Zerang:  Nham Bevan / Bishop / Edwards / Zerang: Nham

Label: Foghorn Records
Product Code: 06875
Catalog Code: 2002
Country: UK

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Bevan / Bourne / Buck / Phillips:  Everybody Else But Me Bevan / Bourne / Buck / Phillips: Everybody Else But Me

Label: Foghorn Records
Product Code: 15476
Catalog Code: FOGCD015
Country: UK

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An all-star international quartet brought together by London free jazz saxophonist Tony Bevin, with legendary bassist Barre Phillips, Necks drummer Tony Buck, and pianist Matthew Bourne.
Bevan / Corsano / Lash:  Monster Club Bevan / Corsano / Lash: Monster Club

Label: Foghorn Records
Product Code: 11236
Catalog Code: FOGCD010
Country: UK

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Saxophonist Tony Bevan in a trio with drummer Chris Corsano and bassist Dominic Lash, physically and emotionally powerful music that remains lyrical and articulate.
Bevan / Obermayer / Marks / Lash:  A Big Hand Bevan / Obermayer / Marks / Lash: A Big Hand

Label: Foghorn Records
Product Code: 13355
Catalog Code: FOGCD012
Country: UK

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The quartet of saxophonist Tony Bevan, bassist Dominic Lash and drummer Phil Marks with FURT electronics wiz Paul Obermayer in an intense and forward-leaning live performance at Brookes University.
Bevan / Robinson / Edwards / Wales / Sanders:  Bruised Bevan / Robinson / Edwards / Wales / Sanders: Bruised

Label: Foghorn Records
Product Code: 06373
Catalog Code: FOGCD 005
Country: UK

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Bevan / Robinson / Edwards / Wales / Sanders:  We Packed Are Bags Bevan / Robinson / Edwards / Wales / Sanders: We Packed Are Bags

Label: Foghorn Records
Product Code: 08409
Catalog Code: FOGCD008
Country: UK

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Bianco, Tony & Paul Dunmall:  Hour Glass [2 CDs] Bianco, Tony & Paul Dunmall: Hour Glass [2 CDs]

Label: Emanem
Product Code: 18264
Catalog Code: 4208
Country: UK

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Two energetic, extended improvisations led by drummer Tony Bianco, one with Paul Dunmall (saxophones) and Marcio Mattos (double bass), the other with Dunmall (saxophone) and Paul Rogers (bass).

 



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