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  November 2008
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54 products
Braxton / Brenders: Toronto Duets 2007 [2 CDs] Braxton / Brenders:
Toronto Duets 2007 [2 CDs]

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $22.95

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Legendary saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton releases the first saxophone duet recording of two ghost trance compositions performed with reed player Kyle Brenders.

Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet: Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet:
Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Braxton compatriot cornetist Bynum in solo, trio and sextet pieces with Pavone, Halvorson, Fujiwara, &c., exceptional music that balances jazz tradition with modern improvisational language.

Cascone, Kim: Dagger and Guitar Cascone, Kim:
Dagger and Guitar

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $16.95

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Using field recordings collected around the world, Kim Cascone has constructed a CD which is neither an exploration of inner space nor a meditation on hearing.

Edwards, John: Volume Edwards, John:
Volume

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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UK European free improv in-demand double bassist John Edwards in what is surprisingly his first solo album, recorded by John Wall at his Utterspalm studio.

Kaufmann / Dresser / Eisenstadt: Starmelodics Kaufmann / Dresser / Eisenstadt:
Starmelodics

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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The collaborative trio of Kaufmann, Mark Dresser, and Eisenstadt playing original compositions of well-realized improvisations from these versatile players.

Lee, Peggy  Band: New Code Lee, Peggy Band:
New Code

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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The 4th release by The Peggy Lee Band and the 1st with the band expanded from a sextet to an octet, with 3 horns and 2 guitars blending beautifully for a warm, full sound.

Lexer, Sebastian & Seymour Wright: blasen Lexer, Sebastian & Seymour Wright:
blasen

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $17.95

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Two powerful electro-acoustic improvisations by two of the most exciting voices from the current London improv scene.

McAuley, Jim: The Ultimate Frog McAuley, Jim:
The Ultimate Frog

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $18.95

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Guitarist and string player Jim McAuley's "The Ultimate Frog" is a double album made up of duets with artists Leroy Jenkins, Nels Cline, Ken Filiano, and Alex Cline.

Moholo-Moholo, Louis / Marilyn Crispell: Sibanye (we Are One): Duets Moholo-Moholo, Louis / Marilyn Crispell:
Sibanye (we Are One): Duets

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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The first meeting by pianist Marily Crispell and drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo in seven extended and inspired duets that well show their vast wealth of experience.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $13.95

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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.

Moondoc Tentet, Jemeel / Jus Grew Orchestra: Live at the Vision Festival 2001 Moondoc Tentet, Jemeel / Jus Grew Orchestra:
Live at the Vision Festival 2001

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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Morris, Joe Bass Quartet: High Definition Morris, Joe Bass Quartet:
High Definition

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Joe Morris' Quartet with Taylor Ho Bynum, Allan Chase and Luther Gray in a set of Morris original compositions, excellent and inspired writing and playing.

Return Of The New Thing: Traque Return Of The New Thing:
Traque

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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Live recordings in France from the Festival Jazz at Mulhouse in France, 2000 from the quartet of Dan Warburton, Francois Fuchs, Jean-Luc Guionnet, and Edward Perraud.

Roebke / Kato / Barnes: Art Union Humanscape [DVD] Roebke / Kato / Barnes:
Art Union Humanscape [DVD]

(Art Union Humanscape -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The trio of Chicago and New York artists - bassist Jason Roebke, drummer Tim Barnes and dancer Ayako Kato - in a film of stark yet detailed improvisations and movement.

Schlippenbach, Alexander Von: Friulian Sketches Schlippenbach, Alexander Von:
Friulian Sketches

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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A classic European free-improvising trio lineup of Von Schlippenbach, Daniel D'agaro and Tristan Honsinger, 2008 studio recordings of amazing interaction.

Toot (Axel Dorner / Thomas Lehn / Phil Minton): two Toot (Axel Dorner / Thomas Lehn / Phil Minton):
two

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $17.95

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Two extended improvisations by three of Europe's most accomplished improvising musicians, taken from live performances in Austria and Germany.

Wickihalder, Juerg: Furioso Wickihalder, Juerg:
Furioso

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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Swiss saxophonist and composer Jurg Wickihalder in a quartet with bassist Mark Zubek, reed player Achille Succi, bassist Mark Zubek and drummer Kevin Zubek.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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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.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

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

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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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.

Gayle, Charles Trio: Spirits Before Gayle, Charles Trio:
Spirits Before

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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Charles Gayle's trio in 1988 studio recordings from NYC in his trio with Sirone and Dave Pleasant, "muscular, impassioned, and wonderfully volatile" free jazz.

Tyler, Charles + Brus Trio: Autumn in Paris Tyler, Charles + Brus Trio:
Autumn in Paris

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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A lyrical and risk-taking outing from Tyler's Swedish quartet, recorded in 1988 in Stockholm.

Few And Far Between (Wehrli / Ernst): due Few And Far Between (Wehrli / Ernst):
due

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Subtle and reflective improvisations with electronics, flutes and melodica from these two active women of the European improvisation scene.

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: This Is Our Moosic Mostly Other People Do the Killing:
This Is Our Moosic

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Looking like the cover to Ornette's "This Is Our Music", the brilliant quartet of Peter Evans, Kevin Shea, Jon Irabagon & Moppa Elliott both pay homage to & move forward hard bop music.

Nacka Forum (Kajfes / Kullhammar / Berthling / Osgood): We Are The World [VINYL] Nacka Forum (Kajfes / Kullhammar / Berthling / Osgood):
We Are The World [VINYL]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $24.95

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Nacka Forum, the Scandinavian quartet of Jonas Kullhammar on sax and other winds, Goran Kajfes on trumpet & cornet, Johan Berthling on double bass and Kresten Osgood on drums, in their 5th studio album of lyrical free jazz of massive technical and creative skill.

Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm: The Brain Of The Dog In Section Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm:
The Brain Of The Dog In Section

(Atavistic -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The duo of Peter Brotzmann and cellist/electronics artists Fred Lonberg-Holm in a live recording from Chicago's Hideout, unusual, forceful and intimate improvisation.

Marcus, Michael: Lotus Symphony Marcus, Michael:
Lotus Symphony

(Not Two -- Poland )

Price: $16.95

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Dowtown reed player Michael Marcus concentrates on clarinet on this set of original compositions recorded in the spring of 2008 in a variety of band configurations.

Mother Gong: O Amsterdam Mother Gong:
O Amsterdam

(U.S. OF DIST. -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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A live concert of Mother Gong performed at the Unconventional Gong Gathering in 2006, sung and spoken by Gilli Smyth, with a band including Didier Malherbe, Tim Hall, &c.

Murray, David Quartet: Live in Berlin [DVD] Murray, David Quartet:
Live in Berlin [DVD]

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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DVD of the David Murray Black Saint Quartet with Lafayett Gilchrist, Jaribu Shahid and Hamid Drake, recorded around the 2007 Festival La Notte Italiana.

Nadja / Aidan Baker / Leah Buckareff: Trinitarian [VINYL] Nadja / Aidan Baker / Leah Buckareff:
Trinitarian [VINYL]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $8.38

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"Trinitarian" represents an attempt to break down the essence of Nadja by offering a solo track from each of its two members plus one Nadja composition.

Nadja / Aidan Baker / Leah Buckareff: Trinitarian [VINYL] Nadja / Aidan Baker / Leah Buckareff:
Trinitarian [VINYL]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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"Trinitarian" represents an attempt to break down the essence of Nadja by offering a solo track from each of its two members plus one Nadja composition.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Art Ensemble of Chicago: Les Stances A Sophie Art Ensemble of Chicago:
Les Stances A Sophie

(Soul Jazz Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Reissue of this excellent Art Ensemble album, recorded in France in 1970, a super-heavy and funky version of the Ensemblewith Fontella Bass on vocals.

Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano:
No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.

CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins /  Andrew Durham): Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins / Andrew Durham):
Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Two basses and a lower-end saxophone from the trio of Damon Smith on double bass, Andrew Durham on electric bass, and Danny Kamins on baritone sax, Durham also adding effects and "Radio Manipulation" to their deep sound, Durham & Kamins the core of CARL with Damon Smith adding extra underpinnings to their slowly developing, sometimes pensive, sometimes cantankerous, profound improvisation.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL] Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Rousay, Claire: Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Rousay, Claire:
Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.59

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Exploring human relationships and self perception through the use of physical objects and their potential sounds, San Antonio drummer Claire Rousay, who has worked with Jacob Wick, Ken Vandermark, Brandon Lopez, &c. recorded these six solo drum performances in the studio, developing each in a way that shows her strong technical skills and narrative voice on the drums.

Tereshkova (Jeff Lane): Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD] Tereshkova (Jeff Lane):
Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Portland Oregon composer and sound artist Jeff Lane, co-founder of the Chicago/Portland record label Never Anything, as his alter-ego Tereshkova in a large work of electronic composition, part concrete, part acousmatic, spanning two cassettes with four side-long pieces, each an extended journey in mood, motion, perplexing sources and embrace-ably interesting.

Morris, Joe Bass Quartet: High Definition <i>[Used Item]</i> Morris, Joe Bass Quartet:
High Definition [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $9.95

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Joe Morris' Quartet with Taylor Ho Bynum, Allan Chase and Luther Gray in a set of Morris original compositions, excellent and inspired writing and playing.

Attias, Michael : Echos La Nuit Attias, Michael :
Echos La Nuit

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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A beautiful solo set of 12 improvisations, Michael Attias performing on alto sax with his left hand and piano with his right, captured in the natural reverberation of La Maison en Bois in Abeville-La-Riviere, France; surprisingly his 1st solo album, developed over 12 years yet played in under an hour with no retakes, a wonderful nuanced reflection in tone, melody & color.

Durand, Werner : Schwingende Luftsaulen 2 Durand, Werner :
Schwingende Luftsaulen 2

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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A beautifully hypnotic album of saxophone, accompanied by Pan-Ney, Shruti Box and Organ, recorded in overdubs by composer/wind player Werner Durand in this 2nd chapter of his trilogy focused on the Pan-Ney, a self-built instrument for repetitive foundations, as Durand draws on elements of nature, mythology, dance, religion, literature and folklore.

Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano): Zoning [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano):
Zoning [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Toronto, the core trio of drummer Nick Fraser, saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis are joined on four tracks by tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and trumpeter Lina Allemano, in an album of composed and collective improvisation, merging Toronto, NY and European influences in an accomplished album of diverse approaches and orchestrations.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of C Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection for Those Things Said to Be as of Yet Unseen

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $16.95

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The 5th release from the trio of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Keiji Haino, guitarist Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi on wineglass and percussion is an introspective and beautifully developed set recorded live at their March 2013 concert at SuperDeluxe.

Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer: Spectre Of Radiants Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer:
Spectre Of Radiants

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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An extended and rich confluence of strings from R Keenan Lawler and John Krausbauer, using resonator guitar and banjo, sustained tones that intertwine in a beautiful and optimistic drone, minimalistic yet drenched in a profusion of harmonic detail; a beautiful and elusive dream mixing between an Indian raga and an alien electronic environment.

Livebatts! Livebatts!:

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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Recorded in the mid-90s, Livebatts! was a project of John White (Cornelius Cardew, Scratch Orchestra) developed to exploit "toy" keyboards of the 80s--cheap battery-driven instruments that hold tremendous potential for "serious" music-making--used here in a playful quartet with vocalist MJ Coldiron, Andrea Rocca (guitar & samples) and Nancy Ruffer (electrified flute).

McAuley, Jim / Scot Ray: Second Earth McAuley, Jim / Scot Ray:
Second Earth

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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An excellent first meeting of two guitarists recording on a February afternoon and released in the sequence recorded with no edits or changes, from Jim McAuley on guitar and Scot Ray on lap steel slide guitar with effects, an innately lyrical blending of styles masking the strong technical skills and long histories of these two superlative players.

Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet  [CASSETTE w/ DOW Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux:
Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla' Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino:
Spilla'

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.

Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine: Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL] Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine:
Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )

Price: $20.95

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Stochastic music for percussion and synthesizers from New York avant conceptualist and keyboardist Charlemagne Palestine, here on piano & electronics, with the Italian duo Trrma' of Giovanni Todisco on percussion and Guiseppe Candiano on synth, in two side-long works of irregular rhythm, complexity and dissonance that build and recede in a suspenseful journey.