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Cultural Musics from Around the World
 
4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future 4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter):
Different Song - Step Into The Future

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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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.

Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper: Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7 Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper:
Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $26.95

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The Australian duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (Necks) & Berlin harpist Clare Cooper in a series of 198 short improvisations performed on Yamaha DX7 and the 14th century Guzheng harp, presented with 198 illustrations in an unusual and obsessively rewarding project.

Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John :
Shruti Project

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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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

(Another Timbre -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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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.

(Indies Scope Records -- Czech Republic )

Price: $18.95

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

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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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

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45

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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.

Byrne, David: The Forest <i>[Used Item]</i> Byrne, David:
The Forest [Used Item]

(Luaka Bop -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey: Dreamland Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey:
Dreamland

(NO LABEL -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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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.

ElSaffar, Amir : Two Rivers ElSaffar, Amir :
Two Rivers

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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]

(La Huite -- France )

Price: $29.95

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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

(Allos Musica -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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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.

Frith, Fred: Clearing Customs Frith, Fred:
Clearing Customs

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $15.00

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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.

Gal, Bernhard : Same Difference <i>[Used Item]</i> Gal, Bernhard :
Same Difference [Used Item]

(Gromoga -- Austria )

Price: $9.95

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Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw: Baro 101 Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw:
Baro 101

(Terp Records -- Netherlands )

Price: $14.95

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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

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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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.

Ito, Teiji : Music for Maya: The Film Music of Teiji Ito [2 CDs] Ito, Teiji :
Music for Maya: The Film Music of Teiji Ito [2 CDs]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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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.

Kaiser, Henry / Noyes, Charles K. / Park, Sang Won: Invite the Spirit 1983 Kaiser, Henry / Noyes, Charles K. / Park, Sang Won:
Invite the Spirit 1983

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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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

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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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.

Kwang, Goh Lee: Butterfly Lovers OST Kwang, Goh Lee:
Butterfly Lovers OST

(Nyoba Kan -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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A sound track to the Malaysian stage play "Butterfly Lovers", which explores the themes of human relationships and emotions through a Zen perspective, from sound artist Goh Lee Kwang in a sextet that merges traditional Malaysian instrumentation and electronics.

Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor: A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor:
A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

Price: $12.00

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Yannis Kyriakides and Andy Moor's exploration and mining of the rich and mysterious terrain of Greek rebetika music from early 20th century, using a combination and juxtaposition of rebetika elements with their own distinct sonic explorations.

Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor: A Life Is a Billion Heartbeats [VINYL] Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor:
A Life Is a Billion Heartbeats [VINYL]

(Discrepant -- Great Britain )

Price: $26.95

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Yannis Kyriakides and Andy Moor's exploration and mining of the rich and mysterious terrain of Greek rebetika music from early 20th century, using a combination and juxtaposition of rebetika elements with their own distinct sonic explorations.

Mahanthappa's, Rudresh Indo-Pak Coalition With Rez Abassi/Dan Weiss: Apti Mahanthappa's, Rudresh Indo-Pak Coalition With Rez Abassi/Dan Weiss:
Apti

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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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.

Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) Marchetti, Lionel:
Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles)

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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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.

Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) <i>[Used Item]</i> Marchetti, Lionel:
Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) [Used Item]

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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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.

Metamorphosis: Luff <i>[Used Item]</i> Metamorphosis:
Luff [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $9.95

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Mirt: Khmer & Siam Recordings Mirt:
Khmer & Siam Recordings

(SAAMLENG -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Blending field recordings of temples, rain, bells, cicadas, radios, and other regional sounds from Khmer & Siam with native music to create a rich audioscape of those exotic lands, both mysterious and liltingly melodic on a beautiful journey in sound.

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]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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Mytha, Hans Kennel: How It All Started Mytha, Hans Kennel:
How It All Started

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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

OOIOO: Gamel OOIOO:
Gamel

(Thrill Jockey -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Founding Boredoms member Yoshimi P-We continues her OOIOO project in an album forging a new ancient traditional music by combining ritualistic gamelan elements, captivating vocal music, rock forms and electronics in unexpected and enthralling way.

Orchestra Of The National Center For Korean Traditional Performing Arts, The: Yomillak: The Selectio Orchestra Of The National Center For Korean Traditional Performing Arts, The:
Yomillak: The Selection Of Korean Classical Music

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $23.00

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Orchestra of the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts performs selection of Korean Classical Music, including "Yomillak", first performed in 1447, along with 3 other historic works.

Rea, Dennis: Views From Chicheng Precipice <i>[Used Item]</i> Rea, Dennis:
Views From Chicheng Precipice [Used Item]

(MoonJune -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Guitarist Dennis Rea (Moraine) in a heartfelt homage to the music of East Asia, filled with moments of beauty and intrigue through original compositions and modern adaptations of traditional music.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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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.

Sajrawy, Michel: Yathrib Sajrawy, Michel:
Yathrib

(Oxella Music -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Sealed Knot, The: Surface/Plane Sealed Knot, The:
Surface/Plane

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.77

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Listed as one of The Wire's Top 10 Improvised Music Records in 2003, this reissue of The Sealed Knots Meniscus release presents two live 2001 concerts in the UK from the subtlely sophisticated trio of UK & Berlin artists Mark Wastell, Burkhard Beins, and Rhodri Davies.

Sogawa, Kinya: Playing Bamboo Sogawa, Kinya:
Playing Bamboo

(Animul -- USA )

Price: $10.80

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Kinya Sogawa is one of the most outstanding shakuhachi performers in Japan today, and is also one of Japan's finest shakuhachi makers, here in an album of masterful performance on one of his own instruments.

Tazartes, Ghedalia: Tazartes Tazartes, Ghedalia:
Tazartes

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

Price: $19.95

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Remastered CD edition of "Tazartes", Ghedalia Tazartes' fourth release from 1987, expanded with the first CD release of "Whatever Works Singing Wild My Rock Ghedalia,"; immersive, transporting, and deeply arresting music from the revered autodidact and audio oddity.

Turkoz, Saadet: Marmara Sea Turkoz, Saadet:
Marmara Sea

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Classical Turkish music featuring the beautiful voice of Saadet Turkoz accompanied by Elliot Sharp (guitar), Joelle Leandre (bass), Burhan Ocal (ud, saz) and Martin Schutz (cello).

Wollesen / Haffner / Naujo: Rasa Rasa Wollesen / Haffner / Naujo:
Rasa Rasa

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Rasa Rasa members Kenny Wollesen, Dalius Naujo, Jonathon Haffner and Sean Francis Conway present the ancient polyphonic vocal music of Lithuania using a mix of ensembles, reviving the infectious grooves and ancient vocal rounds, aided by new instruments devised by Wollesen.

Forro Zinho / Zorn, John: Forro Zinho - Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn Forro Zinho / Zorn, John:
Forro Zinho - Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Forro is a NY East Village rock ensemble that reinterprets forro--traditional Brazilian folk music--using modern Downtown language, here taking on the compositions of John Zorn in rhythmically rich melodic approaches that's equal parts tribute and collaboration.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Farmers By Nature: Out Of This World's Distortions Farmers By Nature:
Out Of This World's Distortions

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The collective trio of drummer Gerald Cleaver, bassist William Parker, and pianist Craig Taborn in an album referencing the beauty that withstands despite the ravages set upon the world.

Flying Luttenbachers, The : Trauma Flying Luttenbachers, The :
Trauma

(Ugexplode -- USA )

Price: $10.47

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CD reissue of this 2001 studio album originally released as a double colored vinyl LP from the furious free jazz trio of Weasel Walter, Michael Colligan and Kurt Johnson.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $10.47

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Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $11.95

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $11.95

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Moslang, Norbert: Lat_Nc_ Moslang, Norbert:
Lat_Nc_

(For4Ears -- Austria )

Price: $14.95

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Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad: Big Four Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad:
Big Four

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Parker, William: Double Sunrise Over Neptune Parker, William:
Double Sunrise Over Neptune

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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An orchestral work premiered at the 2007 Vision Festival XII with an excellent lineup performing a work based on William Parker's concept of universal tonality.

Demissie, Zerfu : Akotet: Songs of the Begena Demissie, Zerfu :
Akotet: Songs of the Begena

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $18.95

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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.

Free Dot: Cotardo / Pacciolla: Ariband Free Dot: Cotardo / Pacciolla:
Ariband

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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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.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008 Machida, Yoshio:
Steelpan Improvisations : 2001-2008

(Yoshio Machida -- Japan )

Price: $13.95

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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.

Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Hulgizey - In Concert Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy":
Hulgizey - In Concert

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $12.95

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Pastor / Killion: Bows Pastor / Killion:
Bows

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Pastor with the amazing cellist and Indian instrument master Kash Killion in a mix of original avant jazz and 2 Monk standards.

Tiptons, The: Strange Flower Tiptons, The:
Strange Flower

(Spoot -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet plus drums led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie blend jazz, Afro-Cuban, Balkan, Klezmer, a capella vocals, and more into an energetic and ebullient mix.

WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim): Berlin Kinesis WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim):
Berlin Kinesis

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Active since 1997, the quartet of Alexander Frangenheim (double bass), Roger Turner (percussion), Pat Thomas (piano & electronics) and Philipp Waschsmann (violin & electroncis) in a wildly creative cross of non-idiomatic improv flavored by the London scene.

 


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