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Unusual Vocal Forms





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4Walls: Which Side Are You On 4Walls:
Which Side Are You On

(Orkhestra -- The Netherlands )

Price: $16.95

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Activity Center / Minton, Phil: Activity Center & Phil Minton Activity Center / Minton, Phil:
Activity Center & Phil Minton

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $18.95

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Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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

Andre / Tokar / Kugel: Varpai Andre / Tokar / Kugel:
Varpai

(Nemu Records -- Belgium )

Price: $8.60

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The trio of drummer Klaus Kugel, bassist Mark Tokar and vocalist Andre Pabarciute use extended vocal & instrumental technique, archaic sound objects, & ritual percussion within free metric structure.

Andre / Tokar / Kugel: Varpai  <i>[Used Item]</i> Andre / Tokar / Kugel:
Varpai [Used Item]

(Nemu Records -- Belgium )

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The trio of drummer Klaus Kugel, bassist Mark Tokar and vocalist Andre Pabarciute use extended vocal & instrumental technique, archaic sound objects, & ritual percussion within free metric structure.

Angeli, Paolo & Takumi Fukushima: Itsunomanika Angeli, Paolo & Takumi Fukushima:
Itsunomanika

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Sardinian guitarist Paolo Angeli teams up with After Dinner/Volapuk violinist and singer Takumi Fukushima for a complex, unusual, and wonderfully embraceable work recorded live in Bologna.

Arcand, Pierre-Andre: Atlas Epileptic [CD & CD Video] Arcand, Pierre-Andre:
Atlas Epileptic [CD & CD Video]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer Pierre-Andre Arcand in a CD and CD video of audio art, sound poetry, music, non-music, acoustic, electronic, and digital sounds.

Asher, Meira / JC Jones: Myelination 2 Asher, Meira / JC Jones:
Myelination 2

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $9.95

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Spontaneous organic interactions over sounds from the vibrations of the myelin sheath, the protective insulating cover of the nervous system, from bassist JC Jones and vocalist, no-input mixer and Doepfer synthesizer player Meira Asher.

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

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $19.95

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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".

Aster (Ashley Paul and Eli Keszler): Things That Just Happen [VINYL] Aster (Ashley Paul and Eli Keszler):
Things That Just Happen [VINYL]

(R.E.L. Records -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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The 2nd release by the duo of Ashley Paul & Eli Keszler, merging the off kilter, quiet and fragile song based work of Ashley with the material-based sound from the duo's live performances, with no electronic processing; isolating, rich, alien and challenging music.

Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean: I'm a Navvy Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean:
I'm a Navvy

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Toronto's amazing husband & wife team drummer Jean Martin and unusual vocalist Christine Duncan with guest guitarist Justin Haynes and Bernard Falaise, recommended!

Barnyard Drama: Memories and a List of Things to Do Barnyard Drama:
Memories and a List of Things to Do

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer and electronic artist Jean Martin joins forces with amazing vocalist Christine Duncan for an album of rhythmic soundscapes and free vocal improvisation.

Baumann, Franziska Trio: Potage Du Jour  <i>[Used Item]</i> Baumann, Franziska Trio:
Potage Du Jour [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

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Bent Spoon Trio + 3: Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays Bent Spoon Trio + 3:
Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Bent Spoon Trio + 3 (Thom Golub, Jay Crocker, Danny Meichel) from their monthly series at Theatre Junction in Calgary.

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

(FMR -- UK )

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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.

Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro: this place / is love Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro:
this place / is love

(erstwhile -- USA )

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An extended work from Antoine Beuger and Michael Pisaro, defined by six stanzas written by Beuger, Anna Swir, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugger and Edmond Jabes, a subtle cycle realized in tone and voice.

Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn: Eviyan Live Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn:
Eviyan Live

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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EVIYAN is Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn - 3 unique composer/performers merging into a singular sound, an intimate, acoustic blend of world roots, post-minimalism, jazz, rock, and cabaret.

Bittova, Iva: Iva Bittov&aacute; j.h. Bittova, Iva:
Iva Bittová j.h.

(Indies Scope Records -- Czech Republic )

Price: $17.10

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Blanc, Michel: Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade Blanc, Michel:
Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

Price: $15.95

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French jazz and rock drummer Blanc in an album of extended compositions using unique structures and vocal styles, fascinating colors and tones for unusual works.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916)

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Blonk, Jaap / Koichi, Makagami / Dutton, Paul / Minton, Phil / Moss, David: Five Men Singing Blonk, Jaap / Koichi, Makagami / Dutton, Paul / Minton, Phil / Moss, David:
Five Men Singing

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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1 Blonk, Jaap / Nyoukis, Dylan :
Dubbletwee [VINYL]

(Ecstatic Peace -- USA )

Price: $10.54

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Two startling voices meet in "relentless and rapacious slew of ululation and indescribable utterance": Jaap Blonk and Chocolate Monk's Dylan Nyoukis.

Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn: North of Blanco Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn:
North of Blanco

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Six focused quartet improvisations with complex, independent layers of rich textures. Featuring Dutch vocalist/sound-poet Jaap Blonk and three Texas improvisors: Damon Smith (bass), Sandy Ewen (guitar & objects), Chris Cogburn (percussion).

Blonk, Jaap & Fuhler, Cor: Pre-Zoic Cellways Blonk, Jaap & Fuhler, Cor:
Pre-Zoic Cellways

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

Price: $17.95

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Blonk, Jaap: Keynote Dialogues Blonk, Jaap:
Keynote Dialogues

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Thirteen tracks by Avant vocalist Jaap Blonk using unusual techniques and electronics in his own original compositions and works for Thelonious Monk, Dylan Thomas, etc.

Blonk, Jaap: Lifespans Blonk, Jaap:
Lifespans

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

Price: $17.95

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Legendary improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk in a solo work, a mesmerizing and hallucinating piece of electronic music presenting myriads of voices and melodies that never repeat themselves.

Blonk, Jaap: Mixed From Heaven [VINYL] Blonk, Jaap:
Mixed From Heaven [VINYL]

(Plant Migration Records -- The Netherlands )

Price: $9.00

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Loose remixes of Jaap Blonk's very first series of short sound poems in 1993, "Liederen uit de Hemel" ("Songs from Heaven," 1985-87), reconfigured with electronics and unusual approaches to sound.

Boredoms: Super Roots 8 [EP] Boredoms:
Super Roots 8 [EP]

(Vice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.60

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Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: A Heart That Responds From Schooling Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
A Heart That Responds From Schooling

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

Price: $15.95

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The 2nd release from Italian composer/performer Alessandro Bosetti and Australian pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks), a very intimate album of sonic explorations that spans improvised fragments and original renditions of compositions like Steve Lacy's "Esteem" with Bosetti's lyrics.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: We Who Had Left Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
We Who Had Left

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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Necks pianist Chris Abrahams teams up with electronic artist and sound poet Alessandro Bosetti for 6 introspective and mysterious tracks that mix Necks-like playing with ambient electronics and curious monologs, plus one waltz.

Bosetti, Alessandro: Royals Bosetti, Alessandro:
Royals

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $13.50

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Another fascinating exploration of language and its relationship to music from composer Bosetti, translating the intonation and rhythm of language into music and melding it back onto the same.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.

Bradford, Bobby / Stevens, John / SME: And Spontaneous Music Ensemble  [2 CDs] Bradford, Bobby / Stevens, John / SME:
And Spontaneous Music Ensemble [2 CDs]

(NESSA -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Double CD reissue of Bobby Bradford with John Steven's SME including Trevor Watts and Julie Tippetts in 4 extended pieces of swinging and challenging improvisation.

Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral: Triangulation - Whirligigs Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral:
Triangulation - Whirligigs

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $13.90

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Groove-based improvisations from keyboardist Brennan, percussionist Heral, guitarist Doran, and vocalist Amstad, an inspired record influenced by a confluence of world influences.

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

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

Price: $15.95

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

Brown Wing Overdrive: ESP Organism Brown Wing Overdrive:
ESP Organism

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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"This bizarre trio of musical misfits creates acoustic/electronic compositions that will keep you on the edge of madness until the last frightening sound."

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

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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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: Cage Performs Cage: Empty Words With Music For Piano / One7 Cage, John:
Cage Performs Cage: Empty Words With Music For Piano / One7

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $13.50

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1991 recordings of frequent collaborators John Cage on voice with pianist Yvar Mikhasoff performing "Empty Words", and Cage alone performing his time bracket piece "One7".

Cage, John: The Works for Percussion 2 Cage, John:
The Works for Percussion 2

(Mode -- USA )

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Early works from John Cage written from 1935-1941, including his three "Construction" works for percussion, used in unusual ways for the time; plus the works "Trio" and "Quartet" and "Living Room Music" for percusion & speech quartet.

Cage, John: The Works For Piano 5 Cage, John:
The Works For Piano 5

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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6 Cappozzo, Jean-Luc & Geraldine Keller:
Air Prints

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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The duo of Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet, horns and objects, and Geraldine Keller on voice flute & objects in an album of tones and tongues, an unusual set of adventurous free improvisation.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre: Can You Smile? Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Can You Smile?

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Theo Ceccarelli expands his string trio from their Ayler debut album, "Carrousel", adding bassist and free vocalist Joelle Leandre to the group, yielding a new dimension to their rapidly expanding repertoire of rich, interactive improvisation.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Breviaire d'Epuisements Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Breviaire d'Epuisements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli's work for percussion, two voices, two bass clarinets and viola da gamba, woven from the delicate fabric of the tension between darkness and light.

Celletti / Roedelius : Sustanza Di Cose Sperata <i>[Used Item]</i> Celletti / Roedelius :
Sustanza Di Cose Sperata [Used Item]

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: New Directions in Appalachian Music Chadbourne, Eugene:
New Directions in Appalachian Music

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Charig / Tippett / Winter: Pipedream Charig / Tippett / Winter:
Pipedream

(Ogun -- UK )

Price: $18.95

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Remastered edition with one bonus track of the 1977 Ogun LP, bringing trumpeter Mark Charig together with Keith Tippett on organ & keys, and Ann Winter on voice & bell.

Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor: Le Journaliste Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor:
Le Journaliste

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

Price: $12.95

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Part of a series of 100 portraits in sound iniated by Anne James Chaton, a journey into the texts and columns of newspapaper and radio broadcasts of a single journalist.

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

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

Price: $15.95

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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 )

Price: $8.95

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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.

Christmann / Schipper / Frangenheim: core Christmann / Schipper / Frangenheim:
core

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A free improvisation session with Gunter Christmann on cello and trombone, Alexander Fragenheim on double bass, and extended free vocalist Elke Schipper.

Circulasione Totale Orchestra: Enten Eller Circulasione Totale Orchestra:
Enten Eller

(Circulasione -- Norway )

Price: $13.95

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An unusual improvising orchestra that absorbs concepts from a wealth of styles, led by saxophonist Frode Gjerstad; this 1992 recording is of a 7-piece band with 2 drummers including Paal Nilssen-Love, 2 bassists guitar, and Ove Storland on vocals.

Cirotteau / Lacasse / Massicotte / Normand: Face a la derive Cirotteau / Lacasse / Massicotte / Normand:
Face a la derive

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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An audio and acousmatic documentary of the sounds along the St. Lawrence River, above and below water, and the voices of the people living around the shore.

Connors, Loren & Suzanne Langille: I Wish I DidnŐt Dream Connors, Loren & Suzanne Langille:
I Wish I DidnŐt Dream

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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The first duo in 14 years between guitarist Loren Connors and vocalist Suzanne Langille inspired by and using slides of MP Landis' WD series of paintings, which he created live during music performances.

Copernicus: Immediate Eternity <i>[Used Item]</i> Copernicus:
Immediate Eternity [Used Item]

(nevermore -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Copernicus: Live! In Prague [DVD] Copernicus:
Live! In Prague [DVD]

(MoonJune -- USA )

Price: $7.30

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Concert footage of Copernicus' entire show at Prague's Slavia Stadium, recorded in 1989 after the release of his album "Deeper", gripping footage of the band's powerful performance.

Cosmos: Tears Cosmos:
Tears

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Dahlgren, Chris & Lexicon: Mystic Maze Dahlgren, Chris & Lexicon:
Mystic Maze

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $9.00

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12 compositions from bassist Dahlgren in a quintet including Gebhard Ullman performing works using a compositional matrix system and narrative from critiques written against Bela Bartok.

Dahlgren, Chris & Lexicon: Mystic Maze <i>[Used Item]</i> Dahlgren, Chris & Lexicon:
Mystic Maze [Used Item]

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $10.95

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12 compositions from bassist Dahlgren in a quintet including Gebhard Ullman performing works using a compositional matrix system and narrative from critiques written against Bela Bartok.

Dalachinsky, Steve / Shipp, Matthew : Phenomena of Interference Dalachinsky, Steve / Shipp, Matthew :
Phenomena of Interference

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The duo of Downtown NY-ers poet Steve Dalachinsky and pianist Matthew Shipp improvising over 22 of Dalachinsky's sharply worded poems of "everyday" observation.

Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.



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