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Ajemian, Jason: Folklords Ajemian, Jason:
Folklords

(USA -- Delmark )

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.

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

(USA -- Prom Night Records )

Price: $8.95

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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).

Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick: Obscure Directions <i>[Used Item]</i> Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick:
Obscure Directions [Used Item]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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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).

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures

(&Records -- Canada )

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures <i>[Used Item]</i> Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures [Used Item]

(&Records -- Canada )

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Ashley, Robert : Tap Dancing in the Sand Ashley, Robert :
Tap Dancing in the Sand

(The Netherlands -- Unsounds )

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A selection of works by the great musical pioneer Robert Ashley performed by the Dutch Ensemble MAE directed by Yannis Kyriakides, including pieces written for the Ensemble MAE.

Ashley, Robert: The Wolfman Ashley, Robert:
The Wolfman

(Italy -- Alga Marghen )

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A collection of pieces that introduce the listener to the most extreme experimental side of the late American composer Robert Ashley, with a 12-page booklet including liner notes written by the composer and the complete score of "The Wolfman".

Berrocal, Jac: MDLV [VINYL] Berrocal, Jac:
MDLV [VINYL]

(Belgium -- Sub Rosa )

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Avant-garde trumpeter Jacques Berrocal's 1st new release in 20 years is an unusual collection of works, from bizarre spoken work to atmospheric jazz, including a unique cover of "Lonely Woman", and a set of guests including Jack Belsen, Ron Anderson, Michel Glasko, &c &c.

Berrocal, Jac: MDLV <i>[Used Item]</i> Berrocal, Jac:
MDLV [Used Item]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Avant-garde trumpeter Jacques Berrocal's 1st new release in 20 years is an unusual collection of works, from bizarre spoken work to atmospheric jazz, including a unique cover of "Lonely Woman", and a set of guests including Jack Belsen, Ron Anderson, Michel Glasko, &c &c.

Breschand, Helene: Le Gout Du Sel Breschand, Helene:
Le Gout Du Sel

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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FIMAV performer and For4Ears artist Helene Breschand in a mysterious album of improvisational solo electric & acoustic harp and voice compositions.

Brillowska, Mariola  / Kubin, Felix: H.O.N.D. House of National Dog Brillowska, Mariola / Kubin, Felix:
H.O.N.D. House of National Dog

(A-Musik -- Germany )

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Music of the very odd and colorful musical H.O.N.D. (House of National Dog) by Mariola Brillowska performed at Kampnagel, Hamburg in May & June, 2006.

Bumsteinas, Arturas : Different Trains Bumsteinas, Arturas :
Different Trains

(Poland -- Bolt )

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A collection of experimental, electroacoustic, and comprovized works from composer, sound artist, performer, and improviser Arturas Bumsteinas, inspired by Central European cultural landscape, including a radio play commisioned by Bolt Records.

Burroughs, William S.: Break Through In Grey Room [VINYL] Burroughs, William S.:
Break Through In Grey Room [VINYL]

(Belgium -- Sub Rosa )

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LP edition of these historic recordings punctuated with Joujouka music from Burrough's audio work in the 60's and 70's alone and with Brion Gysin and Ian Somerville.

Burroughs, William S.: Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages Burroughs, William S.:
Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages

(UK -- SOTPACKAN )

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Benjamin Christensen's 1922 silent film "Haxan" hypothesizes that witches of the Middle Ages suffered from psychiatric hysteria; the film was updated in 1968 by Antony Balch, with W.S. Burroughs narrating the film over a chaotic jazz quintet score, as heard on this soundtrack release.

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams

(USA -- Firehouse 12 Records )

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The 2nd recording from cornetist Bynum's improvising chamber ensemble SpiderMonkey Strings in a narrative coming of age work using Bynum arrangements of Ornette, Sun Ra, & Elligton.

Cage, John: Early Electronic and Tape Music Cage, John:
Early Electronic and Tape Music

(Belgium -- Sub Rosa )

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Langham Research Centre performs the early electronic works of John Cage, using tape machines, phonograph cartridges, contact microphones, record players, portable radios, &c, to accurately recreate these ear-opening and forward-thinking conceptual works.

Cage, John: How To Get Started [CD] Cage, John:
How To Get Started [CD]

(USA -- Microcinema )

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An audio CD of John Cage's 1989 performance at Skywalker Ranch in Nicasio, CA, where he discusses the difficulty of initiating the creative process, and the usefulness of improvisation.

Cappelli, Marco & Art Spiegelman: In the Shadow of No Towers [DVD Video DTS] Cappelli, Marco & Art Spiegelman:
In the Shadow of No Towers [DVD Video DTS]

(Mode -- USA )

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Art Spiegelman's story of searching for his family in the vicinity of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, transformed into a multi-media production by guitarist/composer Marco Cappelli and narrated by actor John Turturro.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Reason Chadbourne, Eugene:
Reason

(USA -- Chadula )

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Part 1 of the "Reason"/"Treason" releases, Doc Chad performs on guitar in all new songs, with Robert Harris providing narration; bizarre, unlikely, and brilliant material with a bite.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Treason Chadbourne, Eugene:
Treason

(USA -- Chadula )

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Part 2 of the "Reason"/"Treason" releases, Doc Chad focuses on banjo in all new songs, with Robert Harris providing narration; uniquely odd song-spieling as only the good Doctor does.

Chaton, Anne-James  / Andy Moor: Transfer Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor:
Transfer

(Netherlands -- Unsounds )

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A collection of guitar, electronic and voice pieces from Anne-James Chaton and Andy Moor, originally released as a series of four seven inch singles here combined into a single CD with 3 bonus tracks.

Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor: Transfer/2 - Princess in a Car [7" VINYL] Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor:
Transfer/2 - Princess in a Car [7" VINYL]

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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A meditation on the melancholy journey through Princess Diana's last hours, from sound poet Chaton while Andy Moor backs with a slow pulse using guitar samples and a rhythm track from fellow collaborator and label mate Yannis Kyriakides.

Claudia Quintet + 1, The: What Is The Beautiful? (Featuring Kurt Elling And Theo Bleckmann) Claudia Quintet + 1, The:
What Is The Beautiful? (Featuring Kurt Elling And Theo Bleckmann)

(USA -- Cuneiform )

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John Hollenbeck's NY jazz quintet with Chris Speed, Matt Moran, Drew Gress & Matt Michell, in compositions with vocalists Kurt Elling and Theo Bleckmann performing the work of American poet Kenneth Patchen.

Cochrane, Chris / Dennis Cooper / Ishmael Houston-Jones: Them Cochrane, Chris / Dennis Cooper / Ishmael Houston-Jones:
Them

(USA -- Tzadik )

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THEM was created by choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones, Dennis Cooper (text) and Chris Cochrane (music), premiering at East Village PS 122 in 1985 as a work influenced by the AIDS crisis, a disturbing but profoundly poetic work.

5 Coley, Byron:
Dating Tips for Touring Bands [VINYL]

(Hot Cars Warp -- UK )

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The first spoken word LP by author, music journalist, poet, and head of Ecstatic Yod Records, Byron Coley, talking about underground cultural history in verse on Side A, and reading from his forthcoming novel, "Dominoes" on the B Side.

Dalachinsky, Steve / Joelle Leandre: The Bill Has Been Paid Dalachinsky, Steve / Joelle Leandre:
The Bill Has Been Paid

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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New York poet Steve Dalachinsky, indelibly linked to the creative Downtown NY jazz scene, in duos with French double bass player, improviser and composer Joelle Leandre, recorded live at Rogueart in Paris, May 2012.

Dorner, Axel: Super Axel Dorner Dorner, Axel:
Super Axel Dorner

(Germany -- Absinth Records )

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Extreme technique trumpeter Axel Dorner in two extended improvisations with spoken word artist/dancer Diego Chamy recording in the studio and at Electronic Church in Berlin.

Dresser, Mark : Guts [CD/DVD with booklet] Dresser, Mark :
Guts [CD/DVD with booklet]

(Israel -- Kadima )

Price: $29.95

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The 1st in Kadima's educational Triptych Series, a DVD, CD and set of pdfs from Mark Dresser explaining and demonstrating bass techniques solo and in conversation with composer Roger Reynolds.

Ecstasy Mule: Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf Ecstasy Mule:
Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf

(USA -- Batterrie )

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Ecstasy Mule's demented improv blues in a maxi-single presenting 3 version of "Missouri Couple seeks Law Against Hunting + Drinking" from 3 NYC performances.

Eno, Brian: Drums Between The Bells [VINYL 2 LPS] Eno, Brian:
Drums Between The Bells [VINYL 2 LPS]

(UK -- Warp Records (UK) )

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Eno and poet Rick Holland's in a mesmerizing album that pairs Holland's poetry, rendered by computer voice, with Eno's electronics, glitchy electronics and rhythms.

Haynes, Stephen: Parrhesia Haynes, Stephen:
Parrhesia

(USA -- Engine )

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"Parrhesia" (to speak boldly and freely) from trumpeter Haynes in a trio with drummer/percussionist Warren Smith and guitarist Joe Morris, an adventurous mix of voice and jazz.

Helary, Sylvaine : Spring Roll / Printemps [2 CDs] Helary, Sylvaine :
Spring Roll / Printemps [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

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A hybrid of theater, music, sound poetry and political manifesto from Sylvaine Helary, focused on the "Arab Spring" in Egypt, using intertwining words and voices around the quartet performances of Hugues Mayot, Sylvain Lemetre, Antonin Rayon and Sylvaine Helary.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Hirsch, Shelley: O Little Town of East New York Hirsch, Shelley:
O Little Town of East New York

(USA -- Tzadik )

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Hooker, William Trio: Yearn for Certainty Hooker, William Trio:
Yearn for Certainty

(Engine -- USA )

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William Hooker performing live at Roulette, NYC in 2007 in a trio with string master David Soldier and legendary saxophonist Sabir Mateen, great improv with 2 spoken word pieces.

Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd: Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd:
Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project

(USA -- Pi Recordings )

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An intense look at veterans of color from the last decade's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan performed with lyricist Mike Ladd, Maurice Decaul, Lynn Hill, Guillermo & Pamela Z, plus the band of Liberty Ellman (guitar), Kassa Overall (drums) and Okkyung Lee (cello).

Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd: Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project <i>[Used Item]</i> Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd:
Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project [Used Item]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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An intense look at veterans of color from the last decade's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan performed with lyricist Mike Ladd, Maurice Decaul, Lynn Hill, Guillermo & Pamela Z, plus the band of Liberty Ellman (guitar), Kassa Overall (drums) and Okkyung Lee (cello).

Kassap / Tchamitchian  / Lopez / Lavant: Ascension, Tombeau of John Coltrane Kassap / Tchamitchian / Lopez / Lavant:
Ascension, Tombeau of John Coltrane

(France -- RogueArt )

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The trio of clarinetist Sylvain Kassap, bassist Claude Tchamitchian and drummer Ramon Lopez with Denis Lavant interpreting Franck Medioni's jazz poem to John Coltrane.

Kaul, Matthias: Solo Percussion Kaul, Matthias:
Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Matthias Kaul performing percussion works recorded on using cymbalon, hurdy-gurdy, bicycle, telephone, voice, &c., with Stefan Romeyan providing and reciting his poetry on "Roma".

Kimm, D. / Falaise, Bernard: Le Silence des Hommes Kimm, D. / Falaise, Bernard:
Le Silence des Hommes

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $6.20

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Kriwet, Ferdinand : Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL  2 LP Picture Discs] Kriwet, Ferdinand :
Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

(Germany -- Edition Rz )

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A beautiful 2 picture disc LP and booklet of radio plays (Horspiele) from sound artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet, presenting 6 works including Hortext (radiotext) I, and Rotoradios I & II.

Kriwet, Ferdinand: Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET] Kriwet, Ferdinand:
Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Six radio texts by multimedia artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet in a beautifully designed 3 LP picture discs luxury box with a 20 page 12"x12" book of text and images.

Kyriakides, Yannis: The Buffer Zone Kyriakides, Yannis:
The Buffer Zone

(The Netherlands -- Unsounds )

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Kyriakides, Yannis: Wordless Kyriakides, Yannis:
Wordless

(The Netherlands -- Unsounds )

Price: $18.95

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Lacy, Steve / Gysin, Brion: Songs Lacy, Steve / Gysin, Brion:
Songs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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Larsen, Jon: The Jimmy Carl Black Story Larsen, Jon:
The Jimmy Carl Black Story

(Zonic Entertainment -- USA )

Price: $15.30

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The latest chapter in Jon Larsen's surrealistic adventure in space together with the musicians from the Frank Zappa band with Jimmy Carl Black on voice and telephone.

Lateef, Yusef / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto: Roots Run Deep Lateef, Yusef / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto:
Roots Run Deep

(France -- RogueArt )

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Yusef Lateef provides solo saxophone accompaniment to authors Nicolas Humbert and Marc Parisotto's short stories and poems, using the music Lateef had played during the shooting of the film "Brother Yusef".

Leary, Timothy: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out Leary, Timothy:
Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out

(USA -- ESP )

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Dr. Timothy Leary's famous 1966 LP was a rallying cry for a whole generation, recorded at Millbrook, NY, Liddy's residency until raids and arrests ended their LSD experiments.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: 20 H 17 Rue Darling Lepage, Robert Marcel:
20 H 17 Rue Darling

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer Robert Marcel Lepage arranges a film score for a full-length film by Bernard Emond that is fascinating and enchanting.

Liebman, Dave / Steve Dalachinsky + guest Richie Beirach: The Fallout Of Dreams Liebman, Dave / Steve Dalachinsky + guest Richie Beirach:
The Fallout Of Dreams

(France -- RogueArt )

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A quintessential NY release from Brooklyn poet Steve Dalachinsky and saxophonist Dave Liebman with special guest pianist Richie Beirach, in 14 insightful works referencing and dedicated to Cecil Taylor, Billie Holiday, Jackson Pollock, Steve Lacy, &c &c.

MacLise, Angus: Astral Collapse MacLise, Angus:
Astral Collapse

(USA -- Quakebasket )

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Experiments in sound from early Velvet Underground member Angus Maclise performing on vocals, prepared tape, cembalum, bells, arp synthesizer and field recordings, joined by Hetty Maclise on organ, piano and autoharp.

Mann, Chris: The Art of the Diff [DVD] Mann, Chris:
The Art of the Diff [DVD]

(D.S al Coda -- USA )

Price: $13.50

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An unusual video by poet and performer Chris Mann (Machine For Making Sense), who works in the field of compositional linguistics; through apparent gibberish and gesticulation Mann carries on a blurry yet compelling monologue.

Maroney, Denman  With Bleckmann / Hirsch: Music For Words, Perhaps: The Poetry of W B Yeates and Wal Maroney, Denman With Bleckmann / Hirsch:
Music For Words, Perhaps: The Poetry of W B Yeates and Wallace Stevens

(Innova -- USA )

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Hyperpianist Maroney in "Music for Words" using the poetry of Yeats; and 2 works for Maroney's reunited 1980's band Iota Jot Yod band with Shelley Hirsch and Herb Robertson.

Moody Alien: Harm's Bright Smile / Civilization / In The Forest Moody Alien:
Harm's Bright Smile / Civilization / In The Forest

(Greece -- Thirsty Leaves Music )

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3 EPS in one release, "Harm's Bright Smile", "Civilization" and "In the Forest", using electroacoustic sources including instruments, field recordings, guitar drones, snare drum vibrations, &c, constructed into beautiful, rich and sophisticated sound environments.

Negativland: Escape from Noise Negativland:
Escape from Noise

(USA -- Seeland )

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New York Art Quartet New York Art Quartet:

(USA -- ESP )

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Reissue of the 1964 release of this incredible yet short-lived NY free jazz ensemble, one of the first ESP issues, and including a recitation from Amiri Baraka.

Pierrepont / Ladd: Maison Hantee (Haunted House) Pierrepont / Ladd:
Maison Hantee (Haunted House)

(France -- RogueArt )

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A work articulated around Pierrepont's main spiral poem and Ladd's traverse poems, with music improvised from a group inc. Hamid Drake, Roscoe Mitchell, Evan Parker, William Parker, &c.

Rampolokeng, Lesego with the Kalahari Surfers: End Beginnings Rampolokeng, Lesego with the Kalahari Surfers:
End Beginnings

(UK -- Recommended Records )

Price: $14.95

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Rose, Jon: Brain Weather Rose, Jon:
Brain Weather

(UK -- Recommended Records )

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Rothenberg, Ned: Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi Rothenberg, Ned:
Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi

(USA -- Tzadik )

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New York multi-reed and wind player Ned Rothenberg performing on the shakuhachi in orignal compositions performed with viola and spoken word in beautiful and nuanced performances.



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Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor: Transfer/2 - Princess in a Car [7" VINYL]

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