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NY Improv & Downtown NY
 
Abrams, Muhal Richard : SoundDance Abrams, Muhal Richard :
SoundDance

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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A double CD of pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, the first in duo with saxophonist Fred Anderson, and the second with trombonist George Lewis, also on laptop, celebrating Abram's 80th birthday!

Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen): Afterfall Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen):
Afterfall

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Luis Lopes put together this international group including Sei Miguel, Joe Giardullo & Benjamin Duboc for gigs in Portugal, which worked so well that they went to the studio for this impressive release.

Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor: A Way a Land of Life [VINYL] Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor:
A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $21.56

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Bassist Jason Ajemian composed these 8 works performed with the Chicago/NY band of Tony Malaby on tenor sax, Rob Mazurek on cornet & electronics, and Chad Taylor on drums, a dynamic set of music that varies through a spectrum of styles while staying true to its jazz roots.

Ajemian, Jason: Folklords Ajemian, Jason:
Folklords

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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Referencing Sun Ra, Thelonius Monk, Mingus, and modern pop culture, bassist Ajemian leads a quartet with saxophonist Kid Blissh, guitarist Owen Stewart-Robertson amd drummer Jason Nazary through 5 cathartic pieces that combine jazz and poetry in ecstatic ways.

Akiyama, Tetuzi, Tim Barnes, Masafumi Ezaki: Futuro Akiyama, Tetuzi, Tim Barnes, Masafumi Ezaki:
Futuro

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $10.36

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A surprisingly lyrical yet sparse session from the NY trio of Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar, Tim Barnes on percussion, and Masafumi Ezaki on trumpet, using their instruments in unusual and extended ways.

Alessi, Ralph and This Against That: Wiry Strong Alessi, Ralph and This Against That:
Wiry Strong

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Bridging mainstream jazz with avant approaches, trumpeter Alessi leads his "This Against That" group with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, bassist Drew Gress, pianist Andy Milne, drummer Mark Ferber, and Tim Berne co-producing.

All Scars: Lunar Magus All Scars:
Lunar Magus

(Dischord -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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Former DC underground artists Scars in an "All-Scars" album on the DC Dischord label, the duo of Jerry Busher and Chuck Bettis joined by cellist Amy Domingues, reedist Evan Rapport and vocalist Dree Thibert.

1 Allen / Shipp / Morris:
Night Logic

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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The trio of Sun Ra legend, saxophonist Marshall Allen, pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist Joe Morris in 10 trio improvisations of intense density, history and perspective.

Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans: Live in Lisbon [VINYL] Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans:
Live in Lisbon [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $21.56

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NY trumpeter Peter Evans joins Portugese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's excellent Motion Trio with Miguel Mira on cello and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums, for a live performance at Teatro Maria Matos, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2013, in an album of exceptional free improvisation.

Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans: The Freedom Principle Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans:
The Freedom Principle

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Lisbon saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's trio with Miquel Mira on cello and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums is joined by New York trumpeter Peter Evans for 3 dynamic and exciting studio recording of superb TransAtlantic free improvisation.

Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick: Obscure Directions Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick:
Obscure Directions

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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NY bassist Jason Anastasoff composes map-based works using graphic & traditional notation, plus interpreted spoken work, peformed with Sean Ali (bass), Brad Henkel (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Jacob Wick (trumpet).

Andel, Laura: Electric Percussive Orchestra - In::tension:. Andel, Laura:
Electric Percussive Orchestra - In::tension:.

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $15.95

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Live recordings from Roulette, NYC of Laura Andel's Electric Percussive Orchestra with Taylor Ho Bynum, Harvey Wirht, Kenta Nagai, Andrew Drury, Ursel Schlicht, David Simons, Kyoko Kitamura, and Khabu Young.

Andel, Laura: Somnambulist Andel, Laura:
Somnambulist

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Anderson, Ron / PAK: 100% Human Hair Anderson, Ron / PAK:
100% Human Hair

(Ra Sounds -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Arguelles, Julian Trio: Ground Rush Arguelles, Julian Trio:
Ground Rush

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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British tenor saxophonist Julian Arguelles in a trio with NY drummer Tom Rainey and bassist Michael Formanek, a strong group feel led by one of contemporary jazz' unique voices.

Arnal, Jeff / Beeferman, Gordon: Rogue States Arnal, Jeff / Beeferman, Gordon:
Rogue States

(Generate Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Attias, Michael: Credo Attias, Michael:
Credo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Attias, Michael: Spun Tree Attias, Michael:
Spun Tree

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.56

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His first studio album since 2004, alto saxophonist Michael Attias returns to the epic forms of his "Credo" release, presentng 8 new compositions with his band of Ralph Alessi, Matt Mitchell, Sean Conly and Tom Rainey

Autoryno (w/ Gary Lucas): Cosmopolitan Traffic Autoryno (w/ Gary Lucas):
Cosmopolitan Traffic

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Guests David Krakauer and Gary Lucas join this Paris-based rock band known for their insanely great technical skills, Klezmer melodic influences, tight arrangements and powerful drive.

AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum):
As The Crow Flies

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.

Ayler Quintet, Albert: Stockholm, Berlin 1966 Ayler Quintet, Albert:
Stockholm, Berlin 1966

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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In 1966 Albert Ayler toured Europe with his quintet, as heard on these beautifully remastered recordings from Berlin and Stockholm; inspired and spiritual free jazz.

Ayler, Albert Quintet: Lorrach, Paris 1966 Ayler, Albert Quintet:
Lorrach, Paris 1966

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Brothers Albert (sax) and Don Ayler (trumpet) playing energetic, "free spiritual music" in Paris in 1966 alongside Michel Samson (violin), William Folwell (bass) and Beaver Harris (drums).

Ayler, Albert: Spirits Rejoice [VINYL] Ayler, Albert:
Spirits Rejoice [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Legendary saxophonist Albert Ayler recorded this album in 1965 with the phenomenal band of brother Donald Ayler on trumpet, Charles Tyler on alto sax, Sunny Murray on drums, Call Cobbs on harpsichord, and Gary Peacock and Henry Grime on bass, reissued with its original cover.

Baker, Duck: The Ducks Palace Baker, Duck:
The Ducks Palace

(Incus -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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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.

Baldwin, Nat: Solo Contrabass Baldwin, Nat:
Solo Contrabass

(Peacock -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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Extended technique recital from bassist Nat Baldwin -- an impressive display of playing.

Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper): Fremdenzimmer Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper):
Fremdenzimmer

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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The debut album from the NY based Baloni trio, blending chamber techniques with a unique approach to improvisation, as performed by bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, violist Frantz Loriot, and multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst.

Bang, Billy / William Parker: Medicine Buddha Bang, Billy / William Parker:
Medicine Buddha

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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A 2009 concert at The Rubin Museum Of Art, New York, on the 8th May, 2009 from the duo of double bassist William Parker, also performing on shakuhashi, dousn gouni; and the late violinist Billy Bang, also performing on thumb piano; organic and deeply felt dialog.

Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble: Black Man's Blues [VINYL] Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble:
Black Man's Blues [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $25.95

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Never before released material from 1977 of Billy Bang's seminal NY loft band, Survival Ensemble: 1 LP and a 40 page booklet of essays, images and flyers - essential!

Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble: Black Man's Blues / New York Collage [2 CDs] Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble:
Black Man's Blues / New York Collage [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $25.95

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Never before released material from 1977 of Billy Bang's seminal NY loft band, Survival Ensemble: 2 CDs and a 40 page booklet of essays, images and flyers - essential!

Baptista, Cyro: Banquet of the Spirits Baptista, Cyro:
Banquet of the Spirits

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A key member of the New York downtown, Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista features a new quartet of you downtown players in dynamic and adventurous music!

Baptista, Cyro: Beat the Donkey Baptista, Cyro:
Beat the Donkey

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.00

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Baptista, Cyro: Love The Donkey Baptista, Cyro:
Love The Donkey

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Bar Kokhba Sextet: 50th Birthday Celebration Volume Eleven Bar Kokhba Sextet:
50th Birthday Celebration Volume Eleven

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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Bar Kokhba: Lucifer: Book of Angels Volume 10 Bar Kokhba:
Lucifer: Book of Angels Volume 10

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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This Book of Angels release is the first recording in 10 years from this Masada ensemble blending Sephardic and Ashkenazi sonorities with latin, surf, world music and more.

Barker, Andrew / Paul Dunmall / Tim Dahl: Luddite Barker, Andrew / Paul Dunmall / Tim Dahl:
Luddite

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $10.36

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During Paul Dunmall's visit for the NY Vision Festival 2012 he joined drummer Andrew Barker in his studio, adding bassist Tim Dahl for several pieces, for an album of assertive improvisation that's as informed by masterful technique as it is by impulsive drive.

Barnes, Tim / Toshio Kajiwara / Marina Rosenfeld: A Water's Wake Barnes, Tim / Toshio Kajiwara / Marina Rosenfeld:
A Water's Wake

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Available again after a 10 year break, the trio of of drummer and label-leader Tim Barnes with two NY turntablists and electronic artists - Toshio Kajiwara and Marina Rosenfeld - in unusual and unique sonic dialogs.

Baron, Joey / Bill Frisell: Just Listen Baron, Joey / Bill Frisell:
Just Listen

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The duo of long-time collaborators guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Joey Baron, two of Downtown NY's finest players, performing 9 tracks of original numbers and work by Sam Cooke, Ray Noble, Ron Carter, and Charlie Parker.

BassDrumBone: The Other Parade BassDrumBone:
The Other Parade

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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The remarkable trio of basist Mark Helias, drummer Gerry Hemingway and trombonist Ray Anderson in a release that brings modern language to traditional jazz, blues, and Louisiana rhythms.

Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bauder, Matt: Day in Pictures Bauder, Matt:
Day in Pictures

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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A brilliant NY quintet led by reedist Matt Bauder, with trumpeter Nate Wooley, pianist Angelica Sanxhez, bassist Jason Ajemian & dummer Tomas Fujiwara, an album dedicated to Donald Walden, Bill Dixon & Fred Anderson.

Bauder, Matt: Paper Gardens Bauder, Matt:
Paper Gardens

(Porter Records -- USA )

Price: $14.96

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Reed player Bauder with reedist Matan Roberts, cellist Loren Dempster and bassist Reuben Radding in a work inspired by gardens of brightly colored construction-paper models.

Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans): Out In Here Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans):
Out In Here

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $11.01

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Pianist/composer Gordon Beeferman's trio with bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer/percussionist Michael Evans in an entirely acoustic record that conjures up electronica, noise, free jazz, and new-complexity, in a sublimely creative fashion.

Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs: After The Storm Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs:
After The Storm

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.80

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During a 2012 visit from the UK, guitarist Philip Gibbs traveled to Woodstock with vibraphonist/pianist Karl Berger and free vocalist Mossa Bildner, recording these 6 beautiful tracks in Berger's studio.

Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen: Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen:
Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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The electrified acoustic trio of vibraphonist Karl Berger (NY), trumpeter and electronic artist Werner Hasler (Switzerland) and drummer Gilbert Paeffgen (Switzerland), exotic groove-based jazz.

Berger, Karl: Gently Unfamiliar Berger, Karl:
Gently Unfamiliar

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Pianist, vibraphonist, and composer Karl Berger presents his 2nd release in a trilogy of Tzadik CDs that started with the solo "Strangely Familiar", here in a trio with Joe Fonda on bass and Harvey Sorgen on drums, lyrical free bop jazz in 7 rich and distinctive movements.

Bergman, Borah Trio: Luminescence Bergman, Borah Trio:
Luminescence

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Pianist Borah Bergman in a quartet with John Zorn, Greg Cohen and Kenny Wollesen, lyrical and thoughtful jazz that feels the influence of both Berg and Bill Evans.

Berne, Tim - Snakeoil: Shadow Man Berne, Tim - Snakeoil:
Shadow Man

(ECM -- Germany )

Price: $12.00

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The second release from saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil project with Oscar Noriega on clarinet, Matt Mitchell on keys, and Ches Smith on drum & vibes, an amazing achievment in complex lyrical music that is as accessible as it is intelligent.

Berne, Tim: Insomnia Berne, Tim:
Insomnia

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Two key Berne compositions - "The Proposal" and "Open Coma" - recorded in 1997 with an incredible band including Bakida Carroll, Marc Ducret, Erik Friedlander, Jim Black, Chris Speed, &c.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me

(ECM -- Germany )

Price: $12.00

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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Bernstein, Steven : Diaspora Suite Bernstein, Steven :
Diaspora Suite

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Steven Bernstein's fourth installment in his Diaspora series, exploring Jewish tradition through original compositions performed with Ben Goldberg, Peter Apfelbaum, &c.

Bettis, Chuck : Pixel Bleed Bettis, Chuck :
Pixel Bleed

(Living Myth -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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New York improvisor and electronic artist Chuck Bettis in an exploration of decay and repetition, performed live using Max/Msp with no overdubs or sequencers, using simple pop melody progressions and superimposing them over the cut-up techniques of musique concrete.

Bettis, Chuck & Friends: Community Of Commotion Bettis, Chuck & Friends:
Community Of Commotion

(North East Indie -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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NY downtown electronic artist and vocalist Chuck Bettis in a mostly-studio release of experimental works with artists Ikue Mori, DJ Toshio Kajiwara, Audrey Chen, Tim Barnes, &c. &c.

Bettis, Chuck & Friends: Community Of Commotion <i>[Used Item]</i> Bettis, Chuck & Friends:
Community Of Commotion [Used Item]

(North East Indie -- USA )

Price: $5.95

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NY downtown electronic artist and vocalist Chuck Bettis in a mostly-studio release of experimental works with artists Ikue Mori, DJ Toshio Kajiwara, Audrey Chen, Tim Barnes, &c. &c.

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Bewitched: Harshing My Mellow <i>[Used Item]</i> Bewitched:
Harshing My Mellow [Used Item]

(No. 6 Records -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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Bica, Carlos & Azul: Things About Bica, Carlos & Azul:
Things About

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $12.10

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Double bassist and composer Carlos Bica's Azul with guitarist Frank Mobus and drummer Jim Black in their 5th album, bringing jazz and elements of rock together into a lyrical and alluring set of recordings.

Big Black: Ethnic Fusion Big Black:
Ethnic Fusion

(Mutable -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Bishop, Jeb  / Jason Roebke / Harris Eisenstadt: Tiebreaker Bishop, Jeb / Jason Roebke / Harris Eisenstadt:
Tiebreaker

(Not Two Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.26

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Live recordings from Re Club in Krakow by the NY trio of trombonist Jeb Bishop, drummer Harris Eisenstadt, and bassist Jason Roebke, a great upbeat free playing sessions by three excellent young players.

Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo: Floating Ice Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo:
Floating Ice

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $11.16

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NY bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp continue their collaborations from their trio work with Whit Dickey in this duo release recorded in the studio, beautiful and amazing telepathic communication.

Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely): Perilous Architecture [VINYL] Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely):
Perilous Architecture [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $21.00

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Brooklyn trombonist Dan Blacksberg's and the powerful rhythm section of bassist Matt Engle (Shot X Shot) & drummer Mike Szekely (Anthony Braxton Quartet) in their 2nd NoBusiness release, performing compositions pushing the limits of the trombone while adhering to jazz roots.

 


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