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Cultural Musics from Around the World





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4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future 4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future
Label: Leo
Product Code: 16276
Catalog Code: LEO 635
Country: UK

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An unconventional blend of instruments creates different, but captivating, sounds and structures by 4tet, a quartet of Chinese musician Jing (pipa, guqin) and Swiss jazz and free improvisers Wintsch, Oester, and Pfammatter.

Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project
Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 09102
Catalog Code: AM 173
Country: Canada

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Using an electric 12-string shruti stick, a Harry Partch guitar & percussion Anandan & Gzowski create amazing microtonal environments with growling vocal interventions.

Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney
Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 09516
Catalog Code: at08
Country: UK

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Shakuhachi duets from veteran player Clive Bell and Lebanese improviser Bechir Saade recorded in England, 2007; lyrical, haunting and unexpected.

Bittova, Iva: Iva Bittová j.h. Bittova, Iva: Iva Bittová j.h.
Label: Indies Scope Records
Product Code: 08433
Catalog Code: MAM186-2
Country: Czech Republic

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Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral: Triangulation - Whirligigs Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral: Triangulation - Whirligigs
Label: Leo
Product Code: 13397
Catalog Code: 562
Country: UK

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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.

Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli: Pilgrims Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli: Pilgrims
Label: Leo
Product Code: 17737
Catalog Code: LEO 664
Country: UK

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John Wolf Brennan, Marco Jencarelli, and Tony Majdalani in a musical trip reflecting a spiritual journey through sound and unusual instrumentation, with an extensive and insightful 17 page booklet to guide the listener.

Buchbinder, David: Walk To The Sea Buchbinder, David: Walk To The Sea
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 17839
Catalog Code: TZA-CD-8177
Country: USA

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Jewish music composer and trumpeter David Buchbinder teams up with Cuban master pianist Hilario Duran to create a fresh, fiery and original sound that is pushed over the top with the addition of Latino-influenced vocals.

Byrne, David:  The Forest <i>[Used Item]</i> Byrne, David: The Forest [Used Item]
Label: Luaka Bop
Product Code: 08733
Catalog Code: 9 26584-2
Country: USA

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Conde, Sidiki: Sidiki Conde, Sidiki: Sidiki
Label: Innova
Product Code: 10153
Catalog Code: 692
Country: USA

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African Sidiki Conde lost the use of his legs at 14 to polio, yet found his inner rhythm and voice, which are heard in his infectious, complex and joyous music.

Cordame: Jean Felix Mailloux: Migration Cordame: Jean Felix Mailloux: Migration
Label: Malasartes
Product Code: 12585
Catalog Code: MAM 010
Country: Canada

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Jean Felix Mailloux researched modal and improvised music from ancient Persian, Indian & Armenian music to create something between tradition and modernity, improvisation and written music.

Crumb, Robert: Hot Women Crumb, Robert: Hot Women
Label: Kein & Aber
Product Code: 12327
Catalog Code: KEIN 91505CD
Country: Switzerland

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Cartoonist Crumb's compilation of women vocalists recorded between 1928-1950 from southern countries all over the world, with an illustrated booklet crammed with informative text.

Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey: Dreamland Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey: Dreamland
Label: NO LABEL
Product Code: 18696
Country: USA

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Percussionist Scott Davidson, whose music is informed by jazz, classical Indian and Middle Eastern music, teamed up with pianist Matthew Shipp, bassist Michael Bisio, drummer Whit Dickey and reedist Lloyd Shorter for this album of world encompassing and rhythmic jazz.

Day, Terry: Interruptions Day, Terry: Interruptions
Label: Emanem
Product Code: 06027
Catalog Code: 4125
Country: UK

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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Demissie, Zerfu : Akotet: Songs of the Begena Demissie, Zerfu : Akotet: Songs of the Begena
Label: Terp African Series
Product Code: 09637
Catalog Code: Terp AS-12
Country: The Netherlands

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Ethiopian master Zerfu Demissie on solo Begena, a large traditional framed string instrument, sought out for this recording Andy and Terrie Ex.

Denyer, Frank: Music for Shakuhachi Denyer, Frank: Music for Shakuhachi
Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 08866
Catalog Code: at03
Country: UK

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Unprecedented music for Shakuhachi by Frank Denyer (releases on Tzadik, Mode) with Yoshikazu Iwamoto on shakuhachi and Paul Hiley joining Denyer on percussion.

Diabate, Djibril : Hawa Diabate, Djibril : Hawa
Label: Terp Records
Product Code: 09158
Catalog Code: Terp AS- 06
Country: The Netherlands

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Virtuoso kora player Djibril Diabate is a modern interpreter of traditional pieces with a unique style taking this music of the Malian culture one step further.

ElSaffar, Amir : Two Rivers ElSaffar, Amir : Two Rivers
Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 09163
Catalog Code: PI 24
Country: USA

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NY based Iraqi-American trumpeter ElSaffar in an emotionally charged work that invokes ancient Iraqi musical traditions and frames them in a modern jazz setting.

Ex, The, Getachew Mekuria + guests: EthioSonic - A film by Stephane Jourdain [DVD] Ex, The, Getachew Mekuria + guests: EthioSonic - A film by Stephane Jourdain [DVD]
Label: La Huite
Product Code: 12586
Catalog Code: LH 012
Country: France

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A film by Stephane Jourdain documenting The Ex and Ethiopian saxophonist Getatchew Mekurya as they work in the studio and perform at the Banlieues Bleues Fesival, Paris.

Falzone, James Allos Musica: Lamentations Falzone, James Allos Musica: Lamentations
Label: Allos Musica
Product Code: 16713
Catalog Code: AD 005
Country: USA

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Chicago clarinetist James Falzone's longstanding Allos Musica ensemble with oud player Ronnie Malley and Tim Mulvenna on hand drums and percussion, playing collective improvisations inspired by Arabic musical forms.

Fasteau, Kali & Donald Rafael Garrett: Memoirs of a Dream [2 CDs] Fasteau, Kali & Donald Rafael Garrett: Memoirs of a Dream [2 CDs]
Label: Flying Note
Product Code: 13943
Catalog Code: FNCD 9008
Country: USA

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Zusaan Fasteau & Donald Garrett played together for 13 years touring and performing around the world; these recordings from '75 & '77 are a testament to the amazing music they created.

Fasteau, Kali: Worlds Beyond Words Fasteau, Kali: Worlds Beyond Words
Label: Flying Note
Product Code: 13941
Catalog Code: FNCD 9001
Country: USA

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Fasteau's own Flying Note Records 1st release, a spiritual and far-reaching set of recordings embracing jazz and world music, with guests Rashied Ali, Bob Cunningham, &c.

Fei, Wu: Yuan Fei, Wu: Yuan
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 10857
Catalog Code: 8063
Country: USA

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Composer and guzheng player Wu Fei in her first CD for Tzadik presenting a variety of compositions from modern to traditional works, soulful and lyrial works.

Fei, Wu: Yuan <i>[Used Item]</i> Fei, Wu: Yuan [Used Item]
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 11104
Catalog Code: 8063
Country: USA

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Composer and guzheng player Wu Fei in her first CD for Tzadik presenting a variety of compositions from modern to traditional works, soulful and lyrial works.

Fox, Billy Blackbirds and Bullets:  Dulces <i>[Used Item]</i> Fox, Billy Blackbirds and Bullets: Dulces [Used Item]
Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17713
Catalog Code: CF 204
Country: Portugal

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NY percussionist Billy Fox in a septet playing compositions influenced by music from South Asia, The Middle East and Africa, filtered into compelling compositions for jazz ensemble.

Fox, Billy Blackbirds and Bullets: Dulces Fox, Billy Blackbirds and Bullets: Dulces
Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 13682
Catalog Code: CF 204
Country: Portugal

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NY percussionist Billy Fox in a septet playing compositions influenced by music from South Asia, The Middle East and Africa, filtered into compelling compositions for jazz ensemble.

Free Dot: Cotardo / Pacciolla: Ariband Free Dot: Cotardo / Pacciolla: Ariband
Label: Slam
Product Code: 13623
Catalog Code: CD 525
Country: UK

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The Italian Free Dot duo of Cotardo and Pacciolla describe their music as free from definitions of pre-established limits in which jazz, Indian and Persian music converge creating an original sound.

Frith, Fred: Clearing Customs Frith, Fred: Clearing Customs
Label: Intakt
Product Code: 14277
Catalog Code: INT176
Country: Switzerland

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Frith's 75 minute intense improvisatory journey work is a graphic structural model by which the most diverse types of musical events are linked together along a time line.

Fujii, Satoko Quartet: Zephyros Fujii, Satoko Quartet: Zephyros
Label: NatSAt
Product Code: 19191
Catalog Code: MTJC 3011
Country: Poland

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A diverse and magnificent quartet release from pianist Satoko Fujii with frequent collaborator/husband Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, Takeharu Hayakawa on bass, and Magaibutsu drummer Tatsuya Yoshida.

Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex & Friends: Y'Anbessaw Tezeta [2 CDs] Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex & Friends: Y'Anbessaw Tezeta [2 CDs]
Label: Terp Records
Product Code: 16518
Catalog Code: TERP AS - 21/22
Country: Netherlands

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After several festivals in Europe in Summer 2011, Getatchew Mekuria wanted to record one more album with The Ex featuring melodies that feel old and classic; comes with a bonus CD of some historical recordings.

GOL / Ghedalia Tazartes: Alpes [VINYL] GOL / Ghedalia Tazartes: Alpes [VINYL]
Label: PLANAM
Product Code: 18512
Catalog Code: PLANAM 027LP
Country: Italy

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An unusual collaboration between vocalist and experimenter Ghedalia Tazartes and electroacoustic explorers GOL performing on electric mandolin, Jew's harps, percussions, janotron, flutes, electric guitar, bass guitar, electronic garage, and voice.

Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw: Baro 101 Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw: Baro 101
Label: Terp Records
Product Code: 15751
Catalog Code: TERPIS 019CD
Country: Netherlands

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The Ex were in Ethopia in 2010 for their "Free the Jazz" saxophone project, here presenting Mats Gustafsson on baritone saxophone, Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, and Mesele Asmamaw on krar, a stringed bowl-shaped lyre.

Hodder-Williams / Caldwell: Mariner's Way Hodder-Williams / Caldwell: Mariner's Way
Label: FMR
Product Code: 13788
Catalog Code: FMR 291
Country: UK

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A combination of improvisations and duets using gamelan, singing bowl, flute, alto flute, bass flute, soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, exploring the mythical journey of the mariner.

Ibarra, Susie: Drum Sketches Ibarra, Susie: Drum Sketches
Label: Innova
Product Code: 09357
Catalog Code: innova 677
Country: USA

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NYC drummer Susie Ibarra's 1s solo CD with compositions inspired by her native Philippines using drums, percussion, gongs, xylophones, & field recordings.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place) Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place)
Label: Confront
Product Code: 18751
Catalog Code: ccs 25
Country: UK

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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.

Ito, Teiji : Music for Maya: The Film Music of Teiji Ito Ito, Teiji : Music for Maya: The Film Music of Teiji Ito
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 08489
Catalog Code: 8038
Country: USA

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2 CD collection of early film music written in the 50's and 60's by Japanese composer Teiji Ito, including three large works for filmmaker Maya Deren.

Ito, Teiji: Watermill <i>[Used Item]</i> Ito, Teiji: Watermill [Used Item]
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 19699
Catalog Code: 8058
Country: USA

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The music for Jerome Robbins' 1972 ballet is one of Teiji Ito's profound achievements, drawing upon Chinese, Tibetan, African, Native American and Japanese ceremonies.

Kaiser, Henry / Noyes, Charles K. / Park, Sang Won: Invite the Spirit 1983 Kaiser, Henry / Noyes, Charles K. / Park, Sang Won: Invite the Spirit 1983
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 08492
Catalog Code: TZA-CD-7622
Country: USA

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Remastered complete reissue of the double LP release of this meeting of Korean shamanistic vocals and kayagum with improvising virtuoso Kaiser and percussionist Noyes .

Koichi, Makigami: Tokyo Taiga Koichi, Makigami: Tokyo Taiga
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 13067
Catalog Code: 7268
Country: USA

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One of the world's most unusual vocalist in a trio with Bolot Bairyshev & Sato Masaharu, crossing voice, electronics and acoustic instruments in an odd and inventive set of songs unlike any other.

Konono No. 1: Lubuaku - Orchestre Tout Puissant Likembe Konono No. 1 de Mingiedi Konono No. 1: Lubuaku - Orchestre Tout Puissant Likembe Konono No. 1 de Mingiedi
Label: Terp African Series
Product Code: 04841
Catalog Code: AS09
Country: The Netherlands

Price: $18.95
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Lunt: Water Belongs to the Night Lunt: Water Belongs to the Night
Label: Tremens Archives / We Are Unique!
Product Code: 19144
Catalog Code: UR 41 / TA 08
Country: France

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French musican and sound engineer Gilles Deles's darkly beautiful album based on loops, drones, glitches, all done with electric guitar, without laptop, through the scope of improvisation.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008 Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008
Label: Yoshio Machida
Product Code: 15389
Catalog Code: YM0901
Country: Japan

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Yoshio Machida's steelpan live recordings in Europe and Japan between 2001-2008; including early pieces by combination of self-made steelpan Gamelan sound and computer to recent acoustic steelpan pieces.

Mahanthappa's, Rudresh Indo-Pak Coalition With Rez Abassi/Dan Weiss: Apti Mahanthappa's, Rudresh Indo-Pak Coalition With Rez Abassi/Dan Weiss: Apti
Label: Innova
Product Code: 11057
Catalog Code: Innova 709
Country: USA

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Indian-American alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition synthesizes NY jazz with South Asian improvised music creating a new modern improvised form.

Mandingo Ambassadors: Tougna Mandingo Ambassadors: Tougna
Label: Engine
Product Code: 18260
Catalog Code: e047
Country: USA

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West African sound from the Mandingo Ambassadors, using drums, guitar, reeds and voice to create an irresistibly rhythmic music of grooves that keep the listener moving.

Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles)
Label: Intransitive Recordings
Product Code: 11719
Catalog Code: int014
Country: USA

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Long-awaited reissue of Lionel Marchetti's classic album of harrowing tape music and organized sound from '99, an amazing amalgamation of shamanic ritual from around the world.

Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Hulgizey - In Concert Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Hulgizey - In Concert
Label: Terp African Series
Product Code: 12448
Catalog Code: AS-14
Country: The Netherlands

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Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Takkabel! Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Takkabel!
Label: Terp African Series
Product Code: 07922
Catalog Code: AS-10
Country: The Netherlands

Price: $17.10
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Mori, Ikue: Bhima Swarga-The Journey of the Soul From Hell to Heaven [DVD] Mori, Ikue: Bhima Swarga-The Journey of the Soul From Hell to Heaven [DVD]
Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 08050
Catalog Code: 3007
Country: USA

Price: $23.95
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Mytha, Hans Kennel: How It All Started Mytha, Hans Kennel: How It All Started
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 08874
Catalog Code: 648
Country: Switzerland

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Improvised music using traditional Alpine horn music as its roots, as performed by a quartet of alphorns, büchels, and voice.

Nakatani, Tatsuya and Kaoru Watanabe: Michiyuki Nakatani, Tatsuya and Kaoru Watanabe: Michiyuki
Label: Nakatani-Kobo
Product Code: 14399
Catalog Code: Kobo 2
Country: USA

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Thoughtful improvisation from percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani in a duo with Kaoru Watanbe on shinobue, noh kan & ryuteki, stunningly beautiful passages to active and unusual musical forms.

New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago): CHALIWA New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago): CHALIWA
Label: Veal
Product Code: 18178
Catalog Code: VEAL0009
Country: USA

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The second full length from Kingston's New Zion Trio bringing together Reggae and Jazz musicians Jamie Saft (piano/keyboards), Brad Jones (acoustic bass), and Craig Santiago (drums) with special guest H.R. Human Rights, legendary vocalist of Bad Brains.


 


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