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  January 2010
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70 products
Barno / Grip / Lasserre: Snus Barno / Grip / Lasserre:
Snus

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A free trio bringing together Swedish improvisers Joel Grip and Niklas Barno with French drummer Didier Lasserre in an energetic and sophisticated set of recordings.

Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen): Unlearn Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen):
Unlearn

(Spool -- Canada )

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Edge of your seat improv from this Vancouver quartet, cutting through genres and styles in a joyful mix of new and old jazz styles that mix mystery and complexity in amazing ways.

Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra: Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007 Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra:
Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007

(Spool -- Canada )

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AIMToronto (Association of Improvising Musicians Toronto) organized this concert for 18 AIMToronto members playing the music of American improv guru Anthony Braxton,

Burk, Greg: Many Worlds Burk, Greg:
Many Worlds

(482 Music -- USA )

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Pianist Burk's 4th release on 482 in a quartet with Henry Cook on woodwinds, bassist Ron Seguin and drummer Michel Lambert in a disc of exotic beauty and timbral intrigue.

Chrysakis / Matthews / Bernal-Villegas: ENANTIO_DROMIA Chrysakis / Matthews / Bernal-Villegas:
ENANTIO_DROMIA

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Combining sound-synthesis with field recordings and percussion these three improvisers create electroacoustic environments from intricate tranquility to howling furies.

CINC: Polyphonic Poetry CINC:
Polyphonic Poetry

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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2006 recordings from this avant Serbian folk band singing in English, Serbian, French, German, Czech and Japanese, naive and intellectual approaches to songwriting.

Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio: Abaton [DVD] Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio:
Abaton [DVD]

(La Huite -- France )

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Sylvie Courvoisier, the Swiss pianist-composer and Mark Feldman, New York violinist, have joined German cellist Anja Lechner to play "Abaton" in concert, released in 2004 by ECM.

Daisy, Tim / Ken Vandermark Duo: Light On The Wall [2 VINYL LPs] Daisy, Tim / Ken Vandermark Duo:
Light On The Wall [2 VINYL LPs]

(Laurence Family Records -- Poland )

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Drummer Daisy and multi-reedist Vandermark made these recording during a 2007 European tour specifically for this LP-only release, 2 together and one side each performing solo.

Decoy (Hawkins / Edwards / Noble): Vol. 1: Spiri Decoy (Hawkins / Edwards / Noble):
Vol. 1: Spiri

(Bo Weavil Recordings -- Great Britain )

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This UK trio uses the distorted edges of the Hammond Organ to knock the socks off of conventional organ jazz in riveting and downright terrifying approaches to free improvisation.

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 )

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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.

Free Unfold Trio (Laserre / Duboc / Le Masson): Ballades (EP) Free Unfold Trio (Laserre / Duboc / Le Masson):
Ballades (EP)

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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The trio of pianist Jobic Le Masson, drummer Didier Laserre and bassist Benjamin Duboc in four stretched out and understated ballads filled with subtlety and nuance.

Freedman, Lori: Bridge Freedman, Lori:
Bridge

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Bass clarinetist Freedman, with help from pianist Brigitte Poulin, interprets the works of modern composers including Giacinto Scelsi, Georges Aperghis, Monique Jean, &c.

Fujii, Satoko ma-do: Desert Ship Fujii, Satoko ma-do:
Desert Ship

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Satoko Fujii's ma-do with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, and drummer Akira Horikoshi in studio recordings from Krakow, Poland.

Grdina's Box Cutter: New Rules for Noise Grdina's Box Cutter:
New Rules for Noise

(Spool -- Canada )

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Guitarist Grdina's Box Cutter with Francoise Houle on clarinet mix acoustic and electric lines in tunes with melodic momentum that take plenty of pauses for free sections.

Hikage / Segel: GEN Hikage / Segel:
GEN

(Spool -- Canada )

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Camper Van Beethoven violinist Segel teams up with West coast koto player Shoko Hikage that intermingles Eastern and Western instruments in a pleasantly mystifying release.

Honda, Yuka: Heart Chamber Phantoms Honda, Yuka:
Heart Chamber Phantoms

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer/performer Yuka Honda mixes beats, samples and acoustic and electric instruments with a dramatic sense, aided by Dougie Bowne, Erik Friedlander, Sean Lennon, &c.

Horkeskart: Live in Solitutde Horkeskart:
Live in Solitutde

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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"HORKESKART" acted as a conceptual & unique choir group from 2000 to 2006, based in Belgrade.

Johannesen / Furu: the eco logic Johannesen / Furu:
the eco logic

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Guitarist Kim Johannesen and clarinetist Svein Magus Furu in a set of works with interacting tonalities that rely almost completely on texture, tones, scraping, &c..

Kahn, Jason: Timelines Los Angeles Kahn, Jason:
Timelines Los Angeles

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Jason Kahn brought Olivia Block, Mark Trayle, and Ulrich Krieger together to create this work for the 2008 Cal Arts Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology Festival.

Klaxon Gueule: Infininiment Klaxon Gueule:
Infininiment

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Improvisers Michel Cote, Bernard Falaise & Alexandre St-Onge return to Ambiances Magnetiques in an album of dark acoustic improvisations, with guests Jean Derome, Philippe Lauzier & Gordon Allen.

Larner, Brett: Itadakimasu - Improvised Duets 1994-2000 Larner, Brett:
Itadakimasu - Improvised Duets 1994-2000

(Spool -- Canada )

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Koto and gu zheng player Brett in duos with some of our favorite and most important improvisers: Anthony Braxton; Jim O'Rourke; Gino Robair; John Shiurba; Loren Connors; Gino Robair; &c.

Lee, Peggy Band Lee, Peggy Band:

(Spool -- Canada )

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Peggy Lee delivers a series of finely crafted compositions of rich and sonorous beauty, played by a crew of musicians performing with unusual depth and empathy.

Lee, Peggy Band: Sounds from the Big House Lee, Peggy Band:
Sounds from the Big House

(Spool -- Canada )

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Vancouver cellist Peggy Lee's band with Brad Turner, Dylan van der Schyff, Tony Wilson, &c. presents amazing arrangements allowing great solos in pieces that explore timbres, moods and rhythm.

Lovedale: Coziness Kills Lovedale:
Coziness Kills

(Ilk Music -- Denmark )

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Lovedale's third album after winning 2007 Jazz album of the year in the Danish Music Awards, this album includes guest reedist Chris Speed and trumpeter Cuong Vu; great playing in a 60's Shorter/Miles mode.

Melford, Myra's Be Bread: The Whole Tree Gone Melford, Myra's Be Bread:
The Whole Tree Gone

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Pianist and composer Myra Melford's 2nd Be Bread release with Cuong Vu, Bend Goldberg, Brandon Ross, Stomu Takeishi and Matt Wilson, outstanding and distinctive acoustic jazz.

Miimo: Live at Super Deluxe Miimo:
Live at Super Deluxe

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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Miimo are a Japanese dub & electronica group consisting of Yoshio Machida, Norihide Saji and Tatsu, whose tracks have appeared in documentaries and TV spots throughout Japan.

Miimo: miimo 2 Miimo:
miimo 2

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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Miimo are a Japanese dub & electronica group consisting of Yoshio Machida, Norihide Saji and Tatsu, whose tracks have appeared in documentaries and TV spots throughout Japan.

Moore / Lee / Van der Schyff: Floating 1..2..3 Moore / Lee / Van der Schyff:
Floating 1..2..3

(Spool -- Canada )

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The trio of Dutch clarinetist and alto saxophonist Michael Moore with Vancouver improvisers cellist Peggy Lee and drummer Dylan van der Schyff performing live at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

MusicWorks: #105 Winter 2009 MusicWorks:
#105 Winter 2009

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The great Canadian magazine of improv and compositional music, with articles on Joelle Leandre, Tom Ze, James Rolf, Nicole Lizee, plus a 15 track CD including those artists.

New York Art Quartet: Old Stuff New York Art Quartet:
Old Stuff

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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The 1965 lineup of this quartet was John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, Finn von Eyben and Louis Moholo, captured in these two remarkable live broadcasts from 1965 in Copenhagen, DK.

Niggli, Lucas / Peter Conradin Zumthor: Profos Niggli, Lucas / Peter Conradin Zumthor:
Profos

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Percussionists Niggli & Zumthor performing Felix Profos' compositions for drums, gongs and percussion, the tension of metallic sounds that avoid customary approaches for those instruments.

Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux: Live au Upstairs Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux:
Live au Upstairs

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Nozen is a crossroads of contemporary jazz, musique actuelle and the musical traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, contrasting styles giving birth to a deep and spontaneous music.

O'Leary, Mark : 4 Urban Landscapes O'Leary, Mark :
4 Urban Landscapes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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In "Urban Landscapes" Irish guitarist and electroacoustic artist Mark O'Leary captures and documents environmental audio associated with Urban Cork City.

Queen Mab: Close Queen Mab:
Close

(Spool -- Canada )

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Queen Mab (pianist Marilyn Lerner and Lori Freedman on clarinet) in their 2nd release, duos and trios with Lee Pui Ming, Jack Vorvis, Fides Krucker, Victor Bateman, Tiina Kiik.

Rake-Star: Some Ra Rake-Star:
Some Ra

(Spool -- Canada )

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Mining the spaceways with Sun Ra compositions and original compositions, this large band extends the ideas of the Arkestra while making room for modern like-minded players.

Rempis / Rosaly: Cyrillic Rempis / Rosaly:
Cyrillic

(482 Music -- USA )

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Half of Chicago's Rempis Percussion Quartet, saxophonist Dave Rempis and drummer Frank Rosaly perform seven authoritative and indefatigable compositions.

Teubal, Emilio & La Balteuband: Un Monton de Notas Teubal, Emilio & La Balteuband:
Un Monton de Notas

(Not Yet Records -- USA )

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Argentinean pianist Emilio Teubal has lived for more than a decade in NYC, presenting his blend of jazz and Argentinian music, rhythmically and harmonically rich compositions.

Univers Zero: Clivages Univers Zero:
Clivages

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Founding members of the RIO movement (Henry Cow, Samla Mamas, &c) U.Z. is one of complex chamber rock's finest groups, here with their first studio release in five years.

Various Artists: Improvised Music from Japan 2009 [book + 3 CDs] Various Artists:
Improvised Music from Japan 2009 [book + 3 CDs]

(Improvised Music From Japan -- Japan )

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Improvised Music from Japan 2009 takes a look at 33 improvised/experimental music festivals and concert series in Japan through articles and 3 CDs with 31 tracks.

Wilson, Tony Sextet: Lowest Note Wilson, Tony Sextet:
Lowest Note

(Spool -- Canada )

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Vancouver guitarist/composer Tony Wilson's sextet with Dylan van der Schyff, Peggy Lee, Paul Blaney, Dave Say and Kevin Elaschuk, extraordinary improvisation.

Mycale - Zorn, John: Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Volume 13 Mycale - Zorn, John:
Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Volume 13

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Perhaps the most unique take on the Masada book, 4 female voices interpret eleven songs from Zorn's Book of Angels in beautiful and haunting a cappella.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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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.

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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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.

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

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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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 )

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Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble:
Even the Sounds Shine

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Necks, The: Silent Night Necks, The:
Silent Night

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

Price: $23.95

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Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Burger, Rob: City Of Strangers Burger, Rob:
City Of Strangers

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Tin Hat Trio founder Burger in an eclectic and wonderfully informed set of film cues, with help from Marc Ribot, Eyvind Kang, Carla Kihlstedt, Kenny Wollesen, &c.

Berthiaume, Antoine: Small Tease Berthiaume, Antoine:
Small Tease

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarist Berthiaume steps away from composition and jazz to record an album of intricate instrumental guitar songs with folk influences, playing solo and in small ensembles.

Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu: Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu:
Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Two saxophones, two voices; two gargoyles, two satyrs; two forces of nature that agitate, whistle, squeak, scrape, blow, and bite, transforming music into a secular incantation and a banquet of sound.

Horvey, Amy: Interview Horvey, Amy:
Interview

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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A collection of narrative and experimental sound worlds for solo trumpet, born out of improvisation and organized through thoughtful collaborations with composers from Canada to Argentina.

Lethe: Catastrophe Point #5 Lethe:
Catastrophe Point #5

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

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"Catastrophe Point #5" is the latest in Kuwayama Kiyoharu's signature series of compositions that explore the charged, mysterious atmosphere of disused industrial sites.

Tabassian /  Martel / Tabassian: Masafat Tabassian / Martel / Tabassian:
Masafat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Geographic improvisations from this trio of string and percussion players, with each track named by location and distance between Montreal and Chelsea, Ontario.

Bowie, Lester: All The Numbers (2 CDs) Bowie, Lester:
All The Numbers (2 CDs)

(NESSA -- USA )

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The 1967 sessions that led to the formation of the Art Emsenble of Chicago, originally released as a single LP; trio and quartet session with foresight and vision.

Sonore (Brotzmann / Vandermark / Gustafsson): Call Before You Dig Sonore (Brotzmann / Vandermark / Gustafsson):
Call Before You Dig

(Okka -- USA )

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The reed trio Sonore release their 3rd album, a double CD recorded at the Loft in concert and "in the studio", 22 pieces that run the gamut of expressive energy and melodic power.

Univers Zero: Ceux Du Dehors Univers Zero:
Ceux Du Dehors

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Various Artists: Imaginational Anthem Various Artists:
Imaginational Anthem

(Tompkins Square -- USA )

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SOL6 SOL6:

(Red Note -- Netherlands )

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Attacking jazz structures with great passion and power while taking on Ives, Satie and Bacharach, this supergroup of sorts sports Veryan Weston, Luc Ex, Ingrid Laubrock, Tony Buck, &c. - incredible!