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  February 2013
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Abrams, Joshua Quartet: Unknown Known Abrams, Joshua Quartet:
Unknown Known

(RogueArt -- France )

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The Chicago quartet of Joshua Abrams (double bass), David Boykin (tenor saxophone), Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone), and Frank Rosaly (drums) performing an excellent set of modern jazz influenced by dream states.

Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij): Pyongyang Express Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij):
Pyongyang Express

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A travelogue from the saxophone trio of Pete Whyman, Frank Van Der Kooij and Chris Caldwell, documenting their tour through Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea through field recordings and musical sketches.

Albert, Jeff' Instigation Quartet: The Tree On The Mound Albert, Jeff' Instigation Quartet:
The Tree On The Mound

(RogueArt -- France )

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Trombonist Jeff Albert's Instigation Quartet, comprised of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, double bassist Joshua Abrams, and drummer Hamid Drake, play a superb studio session, starting and ending with two works by Fred Anderson.

Ballister (Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love / Rempis): Mi Casa Es En Fuego Ballister (Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love / Rempis):
Mi Casa Es En Fuego

(Ballister Music -- USA )

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A live show from Montreal's Casa Del Popolo in 2012 from the amazing transnational free jazz trio of saxophonist Dave Rempis, cellist/guitarist/electronic artist Fred Lonberg-Holm, and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love.

Blaser, Samuel Quartet: As The Sea Blaser, Samuel Quartet:
As The Sea

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Trombonist Samuel Blaser and his quartet of Marc Ducret (guitar), Banz Oester (double bass), and Gerald Cleaver (drums) perform his 4-part suite live with an ebb-and-flow tempo and intricate dynamics that are reflective of the sea.

Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli: nel margine <i>[Used Item]</i> Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli:
nel margine [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Tripwire pianist Alberto Braida and clarinetist Giancarlo Locatelli in an album of duos reflecting the modern dialog and creative ideas that only a long partnership such as theirs enables.

Braxton, Anthony: Eight (+1) Tristano Compositions 1989 for Warne Marsh Braxton, Anthony:
Eight (+1) Tristano Compositions 1989 for Warne Marsh

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A reissued and remastered Braxton release with Jon Raskin, Dred Scott, Cecil McBee, and Andrew Cyrille that is intensely explosive, fast-paced, and aggressive, with Braxton's signature style.

Butcher, John / Matthew Shipp: At Oto Butcher, John / Matthew Shipp:
At Oto

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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When Matthew Shipp was invited to London's Cafe Oto for a residency in 2010 the first collaborator he requested was John Butcher, the resulting meeting recorded for this brilliant duo release.

Carrier / Lambert / Thompson / Metcalfe / Viltard: Shores and Ditches Carrier / Lambert / Thompson / Metcalfe / Viltard:
Shores and Ditches

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier's 3rd FMR release, with long-time companion Michel Lambert (drums) plus flautist Neil Metcalfe, guitarist Daniel Thompson and bassist Guilaume Viltard, recording in the beautiful acoustics of St leonards Church, London.

Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis: Illusion Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis:
Illusion

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 5th release from the electronic and electroacoustic group Circuit, featuring Trevor Taylor and a changing set of collaborators, exploring improvisation with real time manipulation.

Coleman, Anthony: The End of Summer Coleman, Anthony:
The End of Summer

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Chamber compositions from Downtown NY pianist and composer Anthony Coleman performing with his ensemble "Survivors Breakfast", a large group of orchestral and improvisational colors.

Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost: Cinema Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost:
Cinema

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Two masters of London's free improvising scene - saxophonist Evan Parker and percussionist Eddie Prevost - in a trio with young lion John Coxon on electric guitar and prepared piano, in an impressive and dynamic journey of technique and tone.

Dunmall / Davis / Kane: Clown Dunmall / Davis / Kane:
Clown

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Paul Dunmall's trio recorded this playful and impressive studio album in 2001 with drummer Steven Davis and bassist Dave Kane, Dunmall also adding border bagpipes on certain pieces.

Dunmall / Wooster / Sanders / Mapp: The Iceberg Quartet Dunmall / Wooster / Sanders / Mapp:
The Iceberg Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A new quartet recording at The Lamp Tavern in Birmingham, 2011, interactive free jazz from saxophonist Paul Dunmall, trumpeter Sam Wooster, drummer Mark Sanders, and bassist Chris Mapp.

Dunmall, Paul / Mark Sanders: Pipe & Drum Dunmall, Paul / Mark Sanders:
Pipe & Drum

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Two leading UK improvisers - Paul Dunmall and Mark Sanders - perform on bagpipe and drums, a rare combination taking both players into unexpected and exceptional improvisational territory.

Edwards, John / Okkyung Lee: White Cable, Black Wires Edwards, John / Okkyung Lee:
White Cable, Black Wires

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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A stunning series of duo improvisations from two of the world's finest string players - bassist John Edwards and cellis Okkyung Lee - whose shared dynamism and intensity of purpose produces fluid, powerful music.

Fire! Orchestra: Exit! Fire! Orchestra:
Exit!

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborate with twenty-eight prestigious guests to form the Fire! Orchestra, an incredible free-jazz big band.

Fire! Orchestra: Exit! [VINYL] Fire! Orchestra:
Exit! [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborate with twenty-eight prestigious guests to form the Fire! Orchestra, an incredible free-jazz big band.

Fraser, Nick: Towns and Villages Fraser, Nick:
Towns and Villages

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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A quartet session of composition and improvisation headed by drummer Nick Fraser with Tony Malaby (sax), Andrew Downing (cello) and Rob Clutton (bass), exploring the essence of freedom and abstraction in contemporary jazz.

Frisell, Bill: Silent Comedy Frisell, Bill:
Silent Comedy

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A remarkable solo guitar CD from Bill Frisell, filled with complex harmonies, bizarre voicings, rich orchestral sonorities, intense screams, delicate phrasing, wild noises and an incredible simultaneity.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra: SCHWEBEN Ay - but can ye ? Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra:
SCHWEBEN Ay - but can ye ?

(Maya -- Ireland )

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The Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra commissioned bassist and composer Barry Guy to create this mostly graphic work that unifies composed and improvised passages focusing on small units within the larger structure.

Golia, Vinny Large Ensemble: Overview; 1996-2006 [CD + DVD] Golia, Vinny Large Ensemble:
Overview; 1996-2006 [CD + DVD]

(Nine Winds -- USA )

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A set of 2 CDs and 2 DVDs capturing four concerts of reedist and composer Vinny Golia's Large Ensemble performing from 1996-2006, showing the evolution of the band, plus an amazing concert with an African drum ensemble in 2006.

Jacobsen, Peter: For Pete's Sake Vol. 1 Jacobsen, Peter:
For Pete's Sake Vol. 1

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Mick Sexton curates the first compilation of late pianist/keyboard player Pete Jacobsen, with sidemen including Mick Sexton, Tony Marsh, Don Weller, Jimmy Roche, Bobby Wellins, Rob King, Chris Boscoe, &c.

Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz: Elevated Vegetation Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz:
Elevated Vegetation

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The New York trio of trumpeter Kirk Knuffke, bassist Max Johnson and Ziv Ravitz recording mostly original compositions in the studio, modern improvisation blending melodic and free improvisation in excellent ways.

Lake / Weber / Ulrich Feat. Nils Wogram: All Decks - Live At Unerhort Lake / Weber / Ulrich Feat. Nils Wogram:
All Decks - Live At Unerhort

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The 2nd Intakt release for the trio of Oliver Lake (sax), Christian Weber (bass) and Dieter Ulrich (drums) performing live at the Zurich JazzFestival Unerhort 2011 with guest trombone player Nils Wogram.

Larsen, Stian / Jorn Erik Ahlsen: Kook Larsen, Stian / Jorn Erik Ahlsen:
Kook

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Kook is the duo of Norweigan guitarists Stian Larsen and Erik Ahlsen creating a series of improvised soundscapes using their guitars and live electronics; absorbing music of unusual tone, texture, and direction.

Living By Lanterns: New Myth/Old Science Living By Lanterns:
New Myth/Old Science

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Bringing together four of Chicago's and four of New York's leading players for a work commissioned by Experimental Sound Studio in response to material contained in ESS's vast Sun Ra Audio Archive.

Malcolm, Nick Quartet: Glimmers Malcolm, Nick Quartet:
Glimmers

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Trumpeter Nik Malcom leads his quartet with pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Olie Brice and drummer Mark Whitlam on a series of compositions that provide frameworks for excellent free playing.

Marsh, Tony / Paul Dunmall / Phill Gibbs: For The Last Time Marsh, Tony / Paul Dunmall / Phill Gibbs:
For The Last Time

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The last recording of the trio of saxophonist and flutist Paul Dunmall, guitarist Phill Gibbs, and the late drummer Tony Marsh, a fitting tribute to the great drummer's long association with Dunmall and Gibbs.

Martin / Lozano / Lewis / Wiens / Duncan: At Canterbury Martin / Lozano / Lewis / Wiens / Duncan:
At Canterbury

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Frank Lozano brings together four other artists for a first time collaboration that results in this groovy, soulful, and passionate live studio recording.

Mazurek, Rob Octet: Skull Sessions Mazurek, Rob Octet:
Skull Sessions

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Chicago cornetist Rob Mazurek combines his bands Sao Paulo Underground & Starlicker, adding personnel including drummer John Herndon (Tortoise), vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz and flutist Nicole Mitchell, to write new music in the spirit of later Miles Davis.

Mazurek, Rob Octet: Skull Sessions [VINYL] Mazurek, Rob Octet:
Skull Sessions [VINYL]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Chicago cornetist Rob Mazurek combines his bands Sao Paulo Underground & Starlicker, adding personnel including drummer John Herndon (Tortoise), vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz and flutist Nicole Mitchell, to write new music in the spirit of later Miles Davis.

McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall: Intervention McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall:
Intervention

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Classical saxophonist Neil McGovern joins improvising legend Paul Dunmall to perform music based on Dunmall's book "60 Studies for Saxophone", with Matt London lending a 3rd voice for one track.

Metcalfe, Neil / Guillaume Viltard / Daniel Thompson: Garden of Water and Light Metcalfe, Neil / Guillaume Viltard / Daniel Thompson:
Garden of Water and Light

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The complete set from the live performance of Neil Metcalfe (flute), Guillaume Viltard (double bass) and Daniel Thompson (guitars), performing in the extraordinary space of St Leopards Shoreditch Church in Hackney, London.

Mitchell, Nicole: Engraved in the Wind Mitchell, Nicole:
Engraved in the Wind

(RogueArt -- France )

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Flautist Nicole Mitchell's solo album of her own impromptu compositions and interpretations of other artists' works composed for her, reflecting her deep relationship with nature and her instrument.

MusicWorks: #115 Spring 2013 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#115 Spring 2013 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Spring 2013 issue with 9 track CD. On the cover and featured: Akio Suzuki; Featured: Nicolas Bernier and Martin Messier; Featured: Edrem Helvacioglu; Profile on The Ratchet Orchestra. Plus reviews, events, words, &c.

Ricart, Edward / Tim Daisy: Yiu Ja Ley Ricart, Edward / Tim Daisy:
Yiu Ja Ley

(Public Eyesore/eh? -- USA )

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Duos between Chicago drummer Tim Daisy and D.C. guitarist Edward Ricart, blistering and unflagging duos showing incredible technique and extraordinary free jazz interactions.

Sharp, Elliott: Momentum Anomaly Sharp, Elliott:
Momentum Anomaly

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Guitarist Elliott Sharp's remarkable solo performance piece "Momentum Anomaly" extends the series he began with "Velocity of Hue", "Quadrature" and both "Octal" books, presenting etudes showing the technical possibilities and manifestations of various tuning systems.

Somnaphon: An Aligment of Various Things Somnaphon:
An Aligment of Various Things

(Bicephalic -- USA )

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Assembling 13 tracks from obscure compilations released from 2011-2012 by the various monikers of 910 Noise artist August (September) Traeger, a wide-ranging and captivating set of approaches to sound & noise work.

Stetson, Colin & Mats Gustafsson: Stones Stetson, Colin & Mats Gustafsson:
Stones

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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A live recording of saxophonists Mats Gustafsson and Colin Stetson playing together for the first time at the 2011 Vancouver Jazz Festival in an explosive improvised performance with a surprising, underlying melody.

Stetson, Colin & Mats Gustafsson: Stones [VINYL] Stetson, Colin & Mats Gustafsson:
Stones [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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A live recording of saxophonists Mats Gustafsson and Colin Stetson playing together for the first time at the 2011 Vancouver Jazz Festival in an explosive improvised performance with a surprising, underlying melody.

Thomas, Pat: Al-Khwarizmi Variations Thomas, Pat:
Al-Khwarizmi Variations

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Al-Khwarizmi was a Muslim mathematician and astronomer, his memory interpreted in a series of variations by Pat Thomas playing inside and outside of the piano, an impressive display of 21st century keyboard technique and conceptual playing.

Zorn, John: Lemma Zorn, John:
Lemma

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Three young virtuoso violinists perform two new major works by John Zorn - "Passagen" and "Ceremonial Magic" (reworked from his Rimbaud release) and a set of 12 miniatures for two violins, "Apophthegms".

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.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

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

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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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.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A large work from Brooklyn's jazz-oriented Little Women with saxophonists Travis Laplante & Darius Jones, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary, a sophisticated building work collectively composed and refined over two years.

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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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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.

Brotzmann, Peter + Various Artists: Long Story Short: The Unlimited Festival 2011 [5 CD BOX SET] Brotzmann, Peter + Various Artists:
Long Story Short: The Unlimited Festival 2011 [5 CD BOX SET]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A deluxe 5-CD box of the Peter Brotzmann curated 25th edition of the Unlimited in Wels, Austria in 2011, with Brotzmann, Laswell, McPhee, Haino, Tchicai, Pavel Borodin, Mars Williams, Ken Vandermark, Okkyung Lee, Nilssen-Love, Gustafsson, &c.

Electric Bird Noise: Desert Jelly Electric Bird Noise:
Desert Jelly

(Silber Records -- USA )

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Frequent Squidco in-store performer Electric Bird Noise returns defying expectation with an album of new wave dance & 1970s synth experiments, taking influence from bands like New Order, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, & Gary Numan

Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek: The Thing Like Us Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek:
The Thing Like Us

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Electronic music theater orchestrated by Yannis Kyriakides in collaboration with the Dutch musical theater group, VeenFabriek, that's centralized around the concepts of Spinoza's texts.

Shipp, Matthew: Greatest Hits Shipp, Matthew:
Greatest Hits

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

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A collection of 11 great songs by NY avant-garde jazz pianist Matthew Shipp, chosen from 10 different albums recorded between 2000 and 2012, outstanding tracks culled from more than a decade of innovative work.

Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli: nel margine Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli:
nel margine

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Tripwire pianist Alberto Braida and clarinetist Giancarlo Locatelli in an album of duos reflecting the modern dialog and creative ideas that only a long partnership such as theirs enables.

Templeton, Gavin: Asterperious Special Templeton, Gavin:
Asterperious Special

(Nine Winds -- USA )

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A sophisticated modern jazz album from alto saxophonist Gavie Templeton, music based on his grandfather's experience as an Air Corps navigator in WWII, performed in a quartet with pianist Gary Fukushima, bassist Darek Oles, and drummer Joe Labarbera.

Brotzmann, Peter & Jason Adasiewicz: Mollie's in the Mood [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter & Jason Adasiewicz:
Mollie's in the Mood [VINYL]

(Bro -- USA )

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Brotzmann's own BRO label releases this performance at Chicago's Hideout of the duo of Peter Brotzmann on alto and tenor sax, b-flat clarinet and tarogato, and vibraophonist Jason Adasiewicz from their 2012 US tour for three stunning tracks of free improvisation.