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Leandre, Joelle 10: Can You Hear Me? Leandre, Joelle 10:
Can You Hear Me?

(Ayler -- France )

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Known mostly as a masterful improviser, this 2015 live performance of her 2009 work for a tenet crosses compositional and improvisation boundaries, reflecting on her 40 year career while bringing out new subtleties from its original release, here with a superb set of performers.

Blanc, Michel : Le Miroir des Ondes Blanc, Michel :
Le Miroir des Ondes

(Ayler -- France )

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Percussionist Michel Blanc's astounding 12-part work was composed around news events that occurred between 1972-89, in a tour-de-force of music drawing from improvised music, RIO oriented rock, and concrete sound; with Marc Ducret, Annabelle Playe, Anne Gimenez, & Antonin Rayon.

Noble, Steve / Daniel Thompson: Sunday Afternoon (Live At The Hundred Years Gallery) Noble, Steve / Daniel Thompson:
Sunday Afternoon (Live At The Hundred Years Gallery)

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A recording of two London based improvisers of different generations communing in the resonant surroundings of the 100 Years Gallery, with drummer Noble creating glittering bell and gong like tones over which guitar Thompson hangs fractured harmonics and strange bending chords.

Sealed Knot, The : Trembling Shade Sealed Knot, The :
Trembling Shade

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Two 2015 recordings at Exploratorium in Berlin, 2015 from the long-running The Sealed Knot project of percussionist Burkhard Beins, harpist Rhodri Davies, and double bassist Mark Wastell, in a dynamic set of percussive invocations and detailed sound work of unusual technique.

Akode (Wilkinson / Johannsesn / Hoyer / Andersen): North And South Akode (Wilkinson / Johannsesn / Hoyer / Andersen):
North And South

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Akode is the UK/Norwegian quartet of Alan Wilkinson on saxophone & clarinet, Kim Johannesen on guitar, Ola Hoyer on double bass, and Dag Erik Knedal Andersen on drums, bring masterful experience and youthful enthusiasm together for a strong concert at Cafe Oto.

Bay's Leap: Swans Over Dorking Bay's Leap:
Swans Over Dorking

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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The debut album by the British Improvised Music trio Bay's Leap of clarinetist Noel Taylor, pianist Clare Simmonds and cellist James Barralet, presenting 11 spontaneously improvised compositions that bridge avant jazz and contemporary classical chamber music.

Alonso, Edith: Collapse Alonso, Edith:
Collapse

(Aural Terrains -- E.U. )

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Madrid multi-instrumentalist and cross media artist Edith Alonso in an album of prepared solo electric bass improvisations, a four part work of muscular and shadowy sound, dark vibrations with crepitating edges making a sinister and cathartic dungeon of sound.

Wastell, Mark : Quartet Wastell, Mark :
Quartet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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As close to straight-ahead improvisation as you'll hear from audio explorer Mark Wastell, in an authoritative quartet of free improvisers, with both Olie Brice and Dominic Lash on double bass, Alan Wilkinson on alto sax, and Wastell himself on violoncello.

Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love): Semikujira [VINYL] Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love):
Semikujira [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A free blowing session from the trio of Japanese saxophonist, clarinetist and vocalist Akira Sakta, double bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love, a furiously intense album fueled by a scorching rhythm section and Sakata's urgent playing.

Corsano, Chris / Massimo Pupillo: Via Combusta [VINYL] Corsano, Chris / Massimo Pupillo:
Via Combusta [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A dark and powerful album of drums, percussion, and electric bass from the duo of Italian bassist Massimo Pupillo (Zu) and NY drummer Chris Corsano, both using a myriad of percussive and electronic strategies to create soundscapes that keep the listener on the edge of their seat.

Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller): Risc [VINYL 2 LPs] Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller):
Risc [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Full Blast, the long-running trio of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Marino Pliakis (electric bass) and Michael Wertmuller (drums), recording in the studio for an album of seven masterful free improvisations of strong technical and powerfully intense playing.

Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Joe McPhee / Paal Nilssen-Love: Soul Stream Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Joe McPhee / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Soul Stream

(PNL -- Norway )

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A intensely introspective album of free improvisation from frequent collaborators, reed and trumpter Joe McPhee, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, electronic artist Lasse Marhaug, and Japanese koto player Michiyo Yagi, performing live at GOK Sound in Tokyo, 2013; beautiful.

Frey, Peter K. / Daniel Studer: Zurich Concerts: 15 Years of Kontrabassduo Studer-Frey [2 CDs] Frey, Peter K. / Daniel Studer:
Zurich Concerts: 15 Years of Kontrabassduo Studer-Frey [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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A stunning example of modern creative improv from the duo of bassists Peter Frey and Daniel Studer, in concert with configurations of duos, trios and one septet, with performers including John Butcher, Hans Koch, Magda Mayas, Jacques Demierre, Gerry Hemingway, &c. &c.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whit Dickey: Soul Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whit Dickey:
Soul

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The long running duo of NY pianist Matthew Shipp and Brazilian/NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman forms the basis for this excellent quartet, with mainstays Michael Bisio on bass and Whit Dickey on drums, in an expressive and soulful album that balances enthusiasm and brilliant restraint.

Prual, Matthieu: Inside Walks Prual, Matthieu:
Inside Walks

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A unique approach to solo reeds and winds from French multi-reedist Matthieu Prual, also on flute and ORLA Keyboard, maintaining lyrical and comprehensible approaches with strong technical skills in captivating and succinct statements, truly excellent work.

Rodrigues / Greenlief / Swafford: Sidereus Nuncius Rodrigues / Greenlief / Swafford:
Sidereus Nuncius

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An extended and far-ranging acoustic free improvisation from the trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Phillip Greenlief on tenor sax, and Tom Wafford on violin, recorded live at the Gallery 1412 during the Seattle Improvised Music Festival of 2006.

Edi Olvitt (Robert / Stokart / Chkifi): LOLO Edi Olvitt (Robert / Stokart / Chkifi):
LOLO

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Citing their influences as Bill Frisell, Paul Motian, John Zorn, and Steve Lacy, the Brussels-based bassless jazz trio of Quentin Stokart (guitar), Mathieu Robert (sax), and Nicolas Chkifi (drums) play lyrical and intelligently restrained music.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Corpo Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Corpo

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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After many years working together in the vital Downtown NY scene, saxophonist Ivo Perelman and Matthew Shipp take their playing the next step after their previous duo "Callas", in thoughtful improv that expresses in both their mutual language and masterful skills.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger: The Hitchhiker Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger:
The Hitchhiker

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The second CD that NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman has recorded with Ornette alumni Karl Berger, the first with Berger on piano, and here on vibraphone, opening new aspects of sound to the commanding dialog between these two friends and seasoned improvisers.

Konstrukt / Peter Brotzmann / Huseyin Ertunc / Dogan Dogusel / Barlas Tan Ozemek: Eklisia Sunday [VI Konstrukt / Peter Brotzmann / Huseyin Ertunc / Dogan Dogusel / Barlas Tan Ozemek:
Eklisia Sunday [VINYL]

(Holidays Records -- Italy )

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2011 recordings of the Turkish free jazz quartet Konstrukt of Korhan Futaci (sax), Umut Caglar (electric guitar), Ozun Usta (double bass, djembe, gong, bells) and Korhan Arguden (drums) augmented with additional bass, guitar, piano, and featuring saxophonist Peter Brotzmann.

Butcher, John / Michael Duch: Fjordgata Butcher, John / Michael Duch:
Fjordgata

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A live recording at the Jazzfest Trondheim, Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst, in May 2015 from the freely improvising duo of John Butcher and contrabassist Michael Duch, a superb extended concert of incredible reed technique and concept anchored by Duch's flexible bass work.

Riley, Terry: The 3 Generations Trio Riley, Terry:
The 3 Generations Trio

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Recorded during the 2013 Angelica Festival at Teatro Comunale, Terry Riley's 3 Generations Trio bring Riley on synth, piano and Indian influenced vocals together with son Gyan on guitar and Tracy Silverman on electric violin for an immersive and meditative performance.

Costa, Carlos: Door of No Return Costa, Carlos:
Door of No Return

(Aural Terrains -- E.U. )

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Double-bassist Carlo Costa, originally from the Canary Islands and who has worked with Tim Berne, Tomas Fujiwara, Ingar Zach, Wade Matthews, &c. in a solo album of solid and unusual bass technique including plucking, bowing and scraping, in his 9-part series of "Doors".

XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot): Pah' XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot):
Pah'

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The duo of Paul Abbot on drum kits, percussion & computer, and Seymour Wright on alto saxophone and feedback, in a massive edge-of-your seat live recording from London's Cafe Oto in 2015, a mix of brutal and beautiful playing with unexpected and surprising twists.

Bourne / Davis / Kane: Broken Light Bourne / Davis / Kane:
Broken Light

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A live recording at Belfast's Sonic Arts Research Centre during the Translating Improvisation: Beyond Disciplines Beyond Borders colloquium, from the intrepid improvising trio of Matthew Bourne (piano), Steve Davis (drums) and Dave Kane (double bass).

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris: Blue Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris:
Blue

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Referencing the color "blue" rather than the blues themselves, the duo of New York tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and Joe Morris on acoustic guitar present free improvisations balancing technical and melodic musings, an intimate and thoughtful album of concentrative playing.

Nilssen-Love, Paal: News From the Junkyard [VINYL] Nilssen-Love, Paal:
News From the Junkyard [VINYL]

(PNL -- Norway )

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Assembling a wide range of percussive instruments accumulated through world travels, from Korean gongs to scrap metal sheets from Ethiopia, Paal Nilssen-Love presents an intense and wide-ranging solo percussion tour-de-force, recorded in Oslo by frequent collaborator Lasse Marhaug.

Hooker, William Duo feat. Damon Smith: Triangles of Force [CASSETTE] Hooker, William Duo feat. Damon Smith:
Triangles of Force [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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An improvised performance of solos and duos of subtlety and power for a live soundtrack to the 1920s silent film "The Symbol of the Unconquered" (Oscar Micheaux), by NY drummer William Hooker and West Coast bassist Damon Smith, here on computer and 7-string electric upright.

Chrysakis, Thanos: ΜΑΓΜΑ / MAGMA Chrysakis, Thanos:
ΜΑΓΜΑ / MAGMA

(Monochrome Vision -- Russia )

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An extended electroacoustic piece recorded in 2011 and named as an apt description of the bubbling, dense and intense flow of sound Chrysakis generates using electronic devices, acoustic sounds and field recordings, an absorbing work of audio flux and percolation.

Kahn, Jason: For Voice Kahn, Jason:
For Voice

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Two concert improvisations for unamplified voice recorded in Canberra, Australia at the 2015 SoundOut Festival and in Tokyo, Japan at the Kid Ailack Art Hall in 2014, using extended vocal techniques and leveraging the room acoustics and social space between Kahn and the audience.

Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser / Dominik Mahnig: Equal Poise Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser / Dominik Mahnig:
Equal Poise

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Live at the LOFT in Cologne, Germany, the trio of German-based Russian pianist Simon Nabatov with NY Downtown double bassist Mark Dresser and relative newcomer Dominik Manhig on drums, expressive collective improvisation using edgy techniques in impressive dialog.

Oberg, Uwe / Silke Eberhardt: Turns Oberg, Uwe / Silke Eberhardt:
Turns

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Playful, joyful and absolutely commanding performances from the duo of German pianist Uwe Oberg and Silke Eberhard on alto sax and clarinet, performing both live and in the studio on original compositions and pieces by Carla Bley, Jimmy Giuffre, and Annette Peacock.

Oberg, Uwe: Twice, At Least Oberg, Uwe:
Twice, At Least

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from 2012 & 2015 by German pianist Uwe Oberg performing a mix of original compositions and work by Monk, Bley, Lacy, & A. Peacock, balancing melodic and exploratory playing with passionate conviction backed by masterly skills and impeccable pacing.

Oliveros, Pauline / Roscoe Mitchell / John Tilbury / Wadada Leo Smith: Nessuno Oliveros, Pauline / Roscoe Mitchell / John Tilbury / Wadada Leo Smith:
Nessuno

(Angelica -- Italy )

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The unexpected and open-minded quartet of Pauline Oliveros, Roscoe Mitchell, John Tilbury and Wadada Leo Smith performing live in Italy at the Angelika Festival in 2011, presenting the three part improvised work "Nessuno"; delicate, virtuosic, rewarding music from 4 masters.

Social Insects (Koch / Badrut): Social Insects II Social Insects (Koch / Badrut):
Social Insects II

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Sparse yet intently focused interaction with unusual timbre and technique in the 2nd release from the working duo of Hans Koch (Koch-Schutz-Studer) and Gaudenz Badrutt (strom), pairing reeds and electronics in micro-world improvisations that delight in subtlety.

Stones Of Contention : Stones Of Contention Stones Of Contention :
Stones Of Contention

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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Sicilian pianist Tommaso Vespo assembled the multinational sextet of Antonio Aiella (bass), Noel Taylor (clarinet), Antonio Longo (drums), Nicola Hein (guitar), Ricardo Teje (saxophone), and Tommaso Vespo (piano), blending lyrical jazz, chamber, and free improvisation.

Voutchkova, Biliana / Ernesto Rodrigues / Micha Rabuske: 77 Kids Voutchkova, Biliana / Ernesto Rodrigues / Micha Rabuske:
77 Kids

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Exploratory free improvisation with an emphasis on strings from the trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Biliana Voutchkova on violin, and Micha Rabuske on flutes & sax, collective conversation with scraping and overblowing mutating their sound in interesting and curious ways.

Large Unit: Ana Large Unit:
Ana

(PNL -- Norway )

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Drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit recorded this ecstatic, Brazilian influenced material in 2015 after a mammoth European and North-American tour, hours after their performance at the 2015 Oslo Jazzfestival with an extended line-up with Brazilian percussion players.

Gjerstad, Frode / Jon Rune Strom / Paal Nilssen-Love: Steam In the Casa Gjerstad, Frode / Jon Rune Strom / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Steam In the Casa

(PNL -- Norway )

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A live recording from the Casa Del Popolo club in Montreal, Canada, named because Gjerstad was upset that Air Canada had messed up his sax in transit, which he played regardless; his frustration pushed him into an overwhelmingly amazing set of smoking free jazz!

Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Angular Mass Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Angular Mass

(PNL -- Norway )

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Japanese Koto virtuoso Michiyo Yagi joins the longstanding duo of drummer Paal-Nilssen-Love and electronics wizard Lasse Marhaug for a session of extended improvisations, driving the traditional Japanese instruments into non-idiomatic and percussive extremes.

Oliveros, Pauline & Ione: Water Above Sky Below Now [VINYL] Oliveros, Pauline & Ione:
Water Above Sky Below Now [VINYL]

(Morphine Records -- Italy )

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Pioneering American composer Pauline Oliveros and author Ione present a three-part improvisation performed on a specially tuned digital accordion, spoken word and sonic vocals, transforming own input in real time using Oliveros's Expanded Instrument System.

Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer: Directions for Viola and Cello Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer:
Directions for Viola and Cello

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Part of a trio of releases including "Reasons for Viola and Cello" and "Viola Cello Room", this album finds violist Paolo Valladoid and cellist Gary Rouzer in a large tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia, their music mixed with joggers, birds, traffic, flowing water, insects, &c. &c.

Large Unit: 2015 [BOOK + 2 CDS] Large Unit:
2015 [BOOK + 2 CDS]

(PNL -- Norway )

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A 2-disc + book release from Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit, the 1st recorded at the Casa del Popolo club in Montreal presenting smaller units of duos and trios, and the 2nd capturing the full orchestra as they ended their North American tour at Seattle's Earshot Jazz festival.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD] Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Braxton, Anthony: Live At The Rainbow Gallery '79 Braxton, Anthony:
Live At The Rainbow Gallery '79

(Hi Hat -- Great Britain )

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A great set of free bop oriented improvisations from Anthony Braxton in a great quintet with Muhal Richard Abrams on piano, George Lewis on trombone, Dave Holland on bass, and Barry Altschul on drums, recorded at Rainbow Gallery, in Minneapolis, Minnesota for broadcast.

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! Fiuczynski, David:
Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam!

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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Dedicated to both composer Olivier Messiaen and hip-hop record producer J Dilla, David Fiuczynski uses non-Western tuning to show the connections between exotic bird calls and J Dilla's 'flam beats' while referencing Messiaen, Gagaku, and other Pan-Asian ingredients.

Ullmann, Gebhard / Achim Kaufmann: Geode Ullmann, Gebhard / Achim Kaufmann:
Geode

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Albert Mangelsdorf award-winning pianist Achim Kaufmann and multi-reedist Gebhard Ullmann met in the studio for the first time in Berlin, Germany to record these upbeat free improvisations, intricate collective playing covering a wide range of moods and styles.

Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann: Marbrakeys Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann:
Marbrakeys

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The Berlin-based trio of free improvising vocalist Almut Kuhne, pianist Achim Kaufmann and reedist Gebhard Ullmann for ten originals, on-the-edge, informed improvisation of great skill and melodic invention, taking their music into uncharted and unconventional territory.

Stirrup (Lonberg-Holm / Macri / Rumback): Cut Stirrup (Lonberg-Holm / Macri / Rumback):
Cut

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Chicago free improvising mainstay Fred Lonberg-Holm's Stirrup trio with Nick Macri on double bass and Charles Rumback on drums crosses genres and grooves in an album balancing lyrical and hard-grooved tunes, with Lonberg-Holm taking up guitar on a number of tracks.

Rammel, Hal: The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures [BOOK + 2 CDS] Rammel, Hal:
The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures [BOOK + 2 CDS]

(Penumbra -- USA )

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A book and 2 CDs celebrating the 25th anniversary of this unusual and fascinating musical instrument designed and built by Hal Rammel, an artist's palette outfitted with a contact mic and vertically-mounted rods, played with a variety of uniquely designed bows and mallets.

Brighton, Ian : Now And Then Brighton, Ian :
Now And Then

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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British guitar Ian Brighton was tutored by Derek Bailey, and was a member of John Stevens' Spontaneous Music Ensemble and the Tony Oxley Quartet; this release coincides with the guitarist's 72nd birthday, in a variety of setting with a great list of improvisers.

10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto 10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto):
10tet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Ten prominents electroacoustic improvisers--Tetuzi Akiyama, Moe Kamura, Radu Malfatti, Kazushige Kinoshita, Masahiko Okura, Nikos Veliotis, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Klaus Filip, Taku Sugimoto--performing live at Ftarri in 2013, for subtle and exquisite lowercase sound.

Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel): Isotopic Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel):
Isotopic

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The results of years of collaboration between the Cremaster electroacoustic improvising duo of Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro with pianist Sophie Agnel, in a remarkable album of fragile yet rich tones and tonal punctuations, a feast of timbral possibilities.

Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris: Aleph Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris:
Aleph

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two freely improvised works performed on cello, sine waves, cracklebox, bottle, synth, cornet and objects from the quartet of frequent collaborators Guilherme Rodrigue, David Area Guillermo Torres, and Tomas Gris, a mix of subtle improvisation and subsuming sound.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Hindi: Ur Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Hindi:
Ur

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A 5-part introspective improvisation from the trio of Creative Sources leader Ernesto Rodrigues on violin, viola, and electronics; Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, pocket trumpet, and radio; and Jassem Hindi on clarinet; subtle work with extended techniques and unexpected punctuation.

Erb, Christoph / Frantz Loriot: Sceneries Erb, Christoph / Frantz Loriot:
Sceneries

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The duo of saxophonist Christoph Erb, best known for his work with the Manuel Mengis Group 6, and French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot, for five open-minded, technically fascinating and musically unique duos recorded in the studio in Switzerland, 2015.

Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver): Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNL Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver):
Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A great set of Downtown NY players led by trombonist Steve Swell, with Jemeel Moondoc on alto sax, Dave Burrell on piano, William Parker on double bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, a heartfelt and masterfully soulful album of excellent modern jazz in a limited LP.

North Of North (Anthony Pateras / Scott Tinkler / Erkki Veltheim): The Moment In and Of Itself North Of North (Anthony Pateras / Scott Tinkler / Erkki Veltheim):
The Moment In and Of Itself

(Immediata -- Australia )

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Drawing from Xenakian architextures, Carterian set theory, Carnatic music, sharp-edged pointillism & orchestrational symbiosis, pianist Anthony Pateras steps back from electronic music for chamber-oriented improvisations with trumpeter Scott Tinkler & voilinist Erkki Veltheim.

Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg: Bagpipes And Blackberries Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg:
Bagpipes And Blackberries

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A strange set of improvisations from London, pairing Adam Bohman on his unusually percussive and inexplicable unamplified objects with the odd vocalisations of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, very much in a Phil Minton mode, for four very unique studio recordings.

 


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