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Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm: Distant Groove Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm:
Distant Groove

(FMR -- UK )

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Reedist Frode Gjerstad leads the multi-national quartet of Louis Moholo on drums, Nick Stephens on bass and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, 4 superb players in a 4-part free improvisation of animated and intertwining dialog that enthusiastically carries the listener.

Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad): Blood Samples Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad):
Blood Samples

(FMR -- UK )

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Frode Gjerstad leads a trio with Roger Turn on drums and Borre Molstad on tuba, performing live at Cafe MIR in Oslo as part of the Blow Out Festival in 2013, in a single extended improvisation of energetic playing underpinned by the atypical tuba and drums rhythm section.

Lyall, Chick / David Garrett: Green Room Lyall, Chick / David Garrett:
Green Room

(FMR -- UK )

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The 3rd release from the duo of Chick Lyall (piano, violin, synthesizers, modules, computer) and David Garrett (drums, percussion, prepared piano, zither, electronics) in an inventive set of pieces that use a "kitchen-sink" approach to creating mesmerizing and inexplicable music.

Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi: Chamber 4 Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi:
Chamber 4

(FMR -- UK )

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A beautiful example of creative chamber jazz from the Portugese quartet of Marcelo dos Reis (acoustic guitar, prepared guitar, voice), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello, voice), Luis Vicente (trumpet), and Theo Ceccaldi (violin) performing live at Lx Factory in 2013.

Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck): Simple Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck):
Simple

(Skirl -- USA )

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Saxophonist and flutist Anna Webber composed this album in isolation from her active Brooklyn life, balancing introspective material with complex rhythms and dissonant melodic sections performed by the outstanding work of John Hollenbeck (drums) and Matt Mitchell (piano).

Hammershlag, Arnold: No Face, No Name Hammershlag, Arnold:
No Face, No Name

(Skirl -- USA )

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A rich, diverse and irrepressibly melodic album from trumpeter Arnold Hammershlag blending jazz with Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Latin influences, in a quintet with Sam Barfeld (violin), Wil Holshouser (accordion), Brian Glassman (bass) and Aaron Alexander (drums).

Shelton / Lonberg-Holm / Rosaly: Resounder Shelton / Lonberg-Holm / Rosaly:
Resounder

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

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Half of Chicago's Fast Citizens sextet, Aram Shelton (sax), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello & electronics), and Frank Rosaly (percussion) recorded these free improvisations in the studio then post-processed them to enhance their intricate and unusual electroacoustic dialog.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Gong Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Gong

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Compositions on fourteen gongs performed and recorded by Tatsuya Nakatani during the winters of 2014 and 2015, 6 untitled works of powerful tones evoked from these large instruments by bows and mallets, each slowly unfolding and enveloping the listener.

Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda: Duo Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda:
Duo

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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The long-running duo of US-based Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and French saxophonist Michel Doneda in an album merging superb technical skills and creative approaches in an almost telepathic dialog of surprising twists and turns.

Nakatani-Kobo Special: Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price. Nakatani-Kobo Special:
Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Buy both Kobo releases Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong and save $4.00 !

Haynes, Stephen Quintet (feat Joe Morris / William Parker / Warren Smith): Pomegranate Haynes, Stephen Quintet (feat Joe Morris / William Parker / Warren Smith):
Pomegranate

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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An organic and rich album of broadly influenced creative jazz from NY cornetist Stephen Haynes, in a quintet extending his trio Parrhesia with guitarist Joe Morris and percussionist Warren Smith, adding bassist William Parker and tuba player Ben Stapp.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Lauzier, Philippe: Transparence Lauzier, Philippe:
Transparence

(Schraum -- Germany )

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Quebec bass clarinetist and saxophonist Philippe Lauzier is an accomplished improviser and composer, here in his solo debut, an epic suite that finds untreated acoustic reeds mingling with textured overdubs and subtle feedback, music that is equally jarring and hypnotic.

Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach: Gluck Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach:
Gluck

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The international percussion quintet of Burkhard Beins, Enrico Malatesta, Michael Vorfeld, Christian Wolfarth and Ingar Zach, using compositional and improvisational methods to create new forms of contemporary percussion music with a unique group aesthetic.

Rolfsson, Matilda / Richard Sanderson / Mark Wastell: Live at l'Klectic Rolfsson, Matilda / Richard Sanderson / Mark Wastell:
Live at l'Klectic

(Confront -- UK )

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The subtly complex trio of Richard Sanderson on amplified melodeon, dictaphones & small percussion, Mark Wastell on tam-tam & shruti box, and Matilda Rolfsson on percussion performing an extended improvisation live at The Horse Improv Club, l'Klectic, London.

Johnson, Lucien / Alan Silva / Makoto Sato: Stinging Netttles Johnson, Lucien / Alan Silva / Makoto Sato:
Stinging Netttles

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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The trio of New Zealand saxophonist Lucien Johnson, living in Paris, with the rhythm section of Alan Silva on double bass and Makoto Sato on drums for an expressive album of free jazz with inventive counterpoint and soulful playing in the Ayler tradition.

Sharrock, Sharon: No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women) Sharrock, Sharon:
No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women)

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Two extended and frenetic works of improvisation with free vocals from Linda Sharock, in a sextet including Itaru Oki on trumpet, Mario Rechter on reeds & voilin, Eric Zinman on piano, Makoto Sato on drums and Yoram Rosilio on bass; demanding, complex and cathartic jazz!

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )

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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble: Crisis ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble:
Crisis

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY trumpeter Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble, exploring the juncture between jazz and music of the Middle East through sophisticated and lyrically stunning music, here focusing on revolution, civil war, and sectarian violence; a culture's struggle for survival.

Graewe, Georg: Stills And Stories Graewe, Georg:
Stills And Stories

(Random Acoustics -- Germany )

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German pianist and Euro Free Jazz stalwart Georg Graewe in his first solo release in more than a decade, a remarkable set of succinct compositions balancing astonishing technical skills with beautifully expressive playing, presented in several series of "stills" and "stories".

Kretzmer, Yoni / Andrew Drury: Oranges Kretzmer, Yoni / Andrew Drury:
Oranges

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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A Downtown NY duo of OutNow label leader and saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer with drummer Andrew Drury, who both push the envelop with extended and unusual techniques amidst energetic playing and unusual freeform improv yielding unusual audio environments.

Shiroishi, Patrick: White Sun Sutra Shiroishi, Patrick:
White Sun Sutra

(Confront -- UK )

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Upsilon Acrux/Corima/Nakata saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi in an emotional album of solo saxophone recorded as a tribute to his grandfather, alone and overdubbed, pushing the limits of his mind and body through haunting, beautiful, and intense compositions and playing.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Valle de Mexico Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Valle de Mexico

(Confront -- UK )

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Guitarist Sandy Ewen and double bassist Damon Smith recorded these 2 extended improvsations in concert as part a "Desbordamientos" series at Cine Tonala, in Mexico City, pairing live music with screenings of Derek Bailey's 4-part series on improvisation.

SQID: SQID SQID:
SQID

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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An international quartet of electroacoustic improvisers, SQID (Angelica Castello, Mario de Vega, Attila Faravelli and Burkhard Stangl) formed in 2011, using field recordings of sound instruments and objects which they use in live performance to make remarkable audio environments.

Phillips, Simon James : Blage 3 Phillips, Simon James :
Blage 3

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A reduction of composer Simon James Phillips' 5 hour improvisation performed with Tony Buck (drums), Werner Dafeldecker (bass), BJ Nilsen (electronics), Liz Allbee (trumpet), Arthur Rother (guitar) & Simon James Phillips (piano) exploring time, perception and place.

Duboc, Benjamin: St. James Infirmary Duboc, Benjamin:
St. James Infirmary

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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French bassist Benjamin Duboc, part of The Turbine!, Nuts, and a member of the Dark Tree roster, in a solo album of two extended improvisations: the traditional folk song "St. James Infirmary Blues"; and a free improvisation named for the church in which the album was recorded.

Janas, Gene / Vinnie Paternostro / Jay Reeve / Other Matter : United Slaves #2~3 Janas, Gene / Vinnie Paternostro / Jay Reeve / Other Matter :
United Slaves #2~3

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Recorded in Brooklyn and Paris, this quintet crosses the threshold between jazz, rock and electronic sound with a somewhat dark intent, using guitar & sitar, organs, syths, pianos, drums, bass and sounds to evoke thick and extended psychedelic environments.

Oki, Itapu / Axel Dorner: Root Of Bohemian Oki, Itapu / Axel Dorner:
Root Of Bohemian

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Two trumpeters 20 years apart, Germany's Axel Dorner and Japan's Itaru Oki are both known for their versatile approach to jazz, from traditional to the freest forms using extended techniques, in a unique dialog challenging the limits of the horn with fascinating results.

Ratkje, Maja S.K. / Jon Wesseltoft / Camille Norment / Per Gisle Galaen: Celadon Ratkje, Maja S.K. / Jon Wesseltoft / Camille Norment / Per Gisle Galaen:
Celadon

(Important Records -- USA )

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An exquisite and meditative work from this quartet, performing on voice, bells, accordion, organ, harmonium, glass harmonica and zither, recorded in the distinctive acoustics of the mausoleum of Norwegian sculptor and painter Emanuel Vigeland (1875-1948) in Oslo.

McPhee, Joe: Solos: The Lost Tapes (1980-1981-1984) [VINYL] McPhee, Joe:
Solos: The Lost Tapes (1980-1981-1984) [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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A collection of material from saxophonist Joe McPhee's personal archive of recordings, presenting unreleased material from 1980-1984, a diverse set demonstrating his investigative approach to solo playing from freely improvised, experimental, to melodic work.

Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles): Ulrichsberg Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- UK )

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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM: Morph Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM:
Morph

(Confront -- UK )

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Bertrand Denzler composed this pseudo-drone work performed by the ONCEIM Orchestra, allowing the orchestra members to make decisions in order to keep the drone alive while moving within a small, pre-established musical perimeter defined by the composer.

Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler): Horns 1.2 Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler):
Horns 1.2

(Confront -- UK )

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Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler's pseudo-drone piece for the ensemble of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux (alto sax), Fidel Fourneyron (trombone) and Luis Laurain (trumpet) where the players keep the sound alive while moving in a small, pre-established musical perimeter.

Kid Millions & Jim Sauter: Bloom [CASSETTE] Kid Millions & Jim Sauter:
Bloom [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The second recorded collaboration between Spiritualized/Oneida drummer Kid Millions and Borbetomagus saxophonist Jim Sauter, pushing their voices against each other to create a raucous fury that plays out in all kinds of unique and surprising ways.

Shoup, Wally Sax Trio + One: Copaesthetics [CASSETTE] Shoup, Wally Sax Trio + One:
Copaesthetics [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Seattle alto saxophonist Wally Shoup's Trio + 1 with Neil Welch and Jacob Zimmerman on tenor and Carmen Rothwell on double bass in an amazing album of interactive improvisation in a diverse set of approaches from highly interactive to beautifully lyrical work.

Taco Bells w/Pekka Airaksinen: S/T [CASSETTE] Taco Bells w/Pekka Airaksinen:
S/T [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The Finnish trio of Sami Pekkola (tenor sax), Tero Kemppainen (double bass) & Jaakkoo Tolvi (drums) with guest Pekka Airaksinen on keyboard for two extended recordings of thick, frenetic, and euphoric free jazz live from Mental Alaska/Ravintola Piano in Helsinki, 2014.

Levin, Daniel / Juan Pablo Carletti: Illusion of Truth Levin, Daniel / Juan Pablo Carletti:
Illusion of Truth

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The duo of cellist Daniel Levin and drummer Juan Pablo Carletti recording live at Outpost 186 in Cambridge, MA in 2014, for a free session of empathic playing crossing rhythmic and percussive elements in both charge fast action playing and beautiful sonic environments.

Bukelman, Ido  / Nadav Masel: Ground Birds Bukelman, Ido / Nadav Masel:
Ground Birds

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Berlin double bassist Nadav Masel and Israeli guitarist Ido Bukelman performing on banjo, acoustic guitar & bells, in live recordings at Barbur gallery in Jerusalem, Israel in 2013 for 5 free works of flight, which they describe as "Improvisational Pieces for Meditations".

Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet: Book II [2 CDs] Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet:
Book II [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The 2nd 2Bass Quartet from Israeli/NY saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer, with Reuben Radding and Sean Conly handling the bass, and Mike Pride on drums, featuring 9 tracks with just the minimum amount of per-conceived material so as not to distinguish the spontaneity.

Hanut Trio (Bukelman / Masel / Sabag): Hanut Trio Hanut Trio (Bukelman / Masel / Sabag):
Hanut Trio

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The Hanut Trio of Nir Sabag (drums & percussion), Nadav Masel (double bass & Moroccan flute) and Ido Bukelman (electric guitar & bell), named after the Tel-Aviv theater-gallery that host their concerts, in a studio album of idiosyncratic and informed free improvisation.

Roots Magic (Popolla / Defabriths / Tedeschi / Spera / Ventiucci): Hoodoo Blues Roots Magic (Popolla / Defabriths / Tedeschi / Spera / Ventiucci):
Hoodoo Blues

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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An Italian quartet playing rootsy jazz and blues compositions from John Carter, Charley Patton, Julius Hemphill, Phil Cohran, Sun Ra, Blind Willie Johnson, Olu Dara, alongside and a few originals; gutsy, informed, spell-binding Hoodoo from the delta blues to outer space.

Loriot, Frantz / Manuel Perovic Notebook Large Ensemble: Urban Furrow Loriot, Frantz / Manuel Perovic Notebook Large Ensemble:
Urban Furrow

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot's large ensemble drawn from 5 nations in an excellent set of compositions that employ a diverse set of approaches, slyly drawing the listener into unique and encompassing sound worlds of remarkable elements and superb improvisation.

Roebke, Jason: Every Sunday Roebke, Jason:
Every Sunday

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The music of bassist Jason Roebke and his trio of guitarist Matthew Schneider and drummer Marcus Evan is rooted in the leader's solid bass work and the tasteful and informed lyrical freedom of his sidemen, as heard in this live performace Chicago's Hungry Brain.

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Friction Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Friction

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Cellist Daniel Levin Quartet leads his quartet with Nate Wooley on trumpet, Matt Moran on vibes, and Torbjorn Zetterberg on bass, in open-minded modern compositions that blend jazz, chamber, and experimental improvisation of reserved and riveting character.

Eisenstadt, Harris: September, Canada Day IV Eisenstadt, Harris:
September, Canada Day IV

(Songlines -- USA )

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Drummer Harris Eisenstadt continues his excellent NY quintet with Nate Wooley, Matt Bauder, Chris Dingman, and new bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, through 7 original compositions of lyrical modern jazz that leaves room for open-ended and extraordinary soloing.

Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser: Projections Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser:
Projections

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 1st meeting between Simon Nabatov on piano (inside and out) and double bassist Mark Dresser, recorded live at the Loft in Cologne in 2014, for a remarkable dialog of empathetic communication, outrageous technique and dynamic exchange from two authoritative players.

Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley: Ninth Square Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley:
Ninth Square

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The extraordinary trio of three masterful players from different generations who have broken with convention while playing within free forms--Evan Parker on sax; Joe Morris on guitar; and Nate Wooley on trumpet--performing live at Firehouse 12 in Connecticut, 2014.

Zorn, John: Pellucidar-A Dreamers Fantabula Zorn, John:
Pellucidar-A Dreamers Fantabula

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 4th album from John Zorn's Dreamers (Cyro Baptista, Joey Baron, Trevor Dunn, Marc Ribot, Jamie Saft, & Kenny Wollesen) is a lyrical album of tuneful compositions and superb soloing, in an ornate package accompanied by a 36 page book of colorful drawings.

Zoor: Volumes A + B Zoor:
Volumes A + B

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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The French trio of saxophonist Bertrand Denzler, guitarist Jean-Sebastien Mariage and drummer Antonin Gerbal in two extended works beginning and ending on a sustained plateau while maintaining a constant state of anticipatory suspense using no electronics, treatments or effects.

Yoshihide, Otomo : Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT Yoshihide, Otomo :
Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".

Wilson, Tony 6tet: A Day's Life Wilson, Tony 6tet:
A Day's Life

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The first recording of Tony Wilson's music inspired by the plight and lives of the homeless and drug addictied in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, in a band with P Carter on trumpet, Jesse Zubot on violin, Peggy Lee on cello, Russell Sholberg on bass and Skye Brooks on drums.

Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams : The Tao Of Homeopathy Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams :
The Tao Of Homeopathy

(FMR -- UK )

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A meditative double CD with subtle flavours of flute and gamelan accompanying a reading by Ian Watson, the author of "The Tao of Homeopathy" exploring the philosophies and practices of homeopathy and Taoism."-Susie Hodder-Williams

Universal Indians + Joe McPhee (Dikeman / Strom / Ostvang): Skullduggery Universal Indians + Joe McPhee (Dikeman / Strom / Ostvang):
Skullduggery

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The free improvising trio of John Dikeman on sax, Jon Rune Strom on bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums, invites Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet and alto sax for a release of rugged free improv using unorthodox approaches and amazing dexterity in their playing.

Tiger Hatchery: Sun Worship [VINYL] Tiger Hatchery:
Sun Worship [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

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Chicago power-jazz trio Tiger Hatchery in an album from the free jazz tradition born from Albert Ayler and Peter Brotzmann, with aggressively powerful approaches that cross into noise-rock, but remain firmly rooted in modern free improvisation.

Tiger Hatchery: Sun Worship Tiger Hatchery:
Sun Worship

(ESP -- USA )

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Chicago power-jazz trio Tiger Hatchery in an album from the free jazz tradition born from Albert Ayler and Peter Brotzmann, with aggressively powerful approaches that cross into noise-rock, but remain firmly rooted in modern free improvisation.

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Thollem / Wimberly / Cline: Radical Empathy Thollem / Wimberly / Cline:
Radical Empathy

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A trio of collective-improvisers recording in NYC's East Village in 2015 for exceptionally sympathetic dialog, instigated by electric keyboard improvisor Thollem McDonas, with Nels Cline on guitar and Charles Gayle cohort Michael Wimberly on drums; Fred Frith liner notes!

The Turbine! (Bankhead / Duboc / Drake / Lopez + guests): Entropy/Enthalpy [2 CDs] The Turbine! (Bankhead / Duboc / Drake / Lopez + guests):
Entropy/Enthalpy [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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The transatlantic quartet of Harrison Bankhead & Benjamin Duboc on double bass, and Hamid Drake & Ramon Lopez on drums and percussion in recordings from a 2014 tour of France as part of The Bridge, with guests William Parker, Jean-Luc Cappozzo, and Lionel Garcin.

SSBT (Chris Cogburn, Steve Jansen & Parham Daghighi): 247 Main [CASSETTE with download code] SSBT (Chris Cogburn, Steve Jansen & Parham Daghighi):
247 Main [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Free improvisation from the Austin-based SSBT of Chris Cogburn (drums, percussion, electronics), Steve Jansen (electronics, tapes, guitar, saxophone), and Parham Daghighi (guitar, saxophone, vocals), a unique electro-acoustic blend of frantic and ecstatic playing.



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