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  August 2013
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Altschul, Barry: The 3dom Factor Altschul, Barry:
The 3dom Factor

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $17.95

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Drummer Barry Altschul's first release as a leader in 25 years finds him in a trio with Jon Irabagon (Mostly Other People Do the Killing) and Joe Fonda (FAB Trio) for 9 Altschul compositions plus Carla Bley's "Ictus".

Blur, Rosco: Stable Chaos Blur, Rosco:
Stable Chaos

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Rosco Blur's groove-based jazz album with a great set of players including Paul Plimey (piano), Dylan van der Schyff (drums), spirited music with the occasional sung-spoken lyric, an album that harkens to the world of Roland Kirk with a modern edge.

Braida, Alberto / Wilbert de Joode: Reg Erg Braida, Alberto / Wilbert de Joode:
Reg Erg

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Italian pianist Alberto Braida in a duo with Netherlands bassist Wilbert de Joode, a set of freely improvised works of intense dialog both technical and sensitive, with a playful give and take that incorporates magnificent use of both players instruments.

Braxton, Anthony & Taylor Ho Bynum: Duo [DVD] Braxton, Anthony & Taylor Ho Bynum:
Duo [DVD]

(New Braxton House -- USA )

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Limited edition DVD plus audio files of two extended sets bringing saxophonist Anthony Braxton and cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum together live at Bezanson Recital Hall in Amherst, MA in 2010, performing compositions by both artists.

Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble: I Am Here Where Are You Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble:
I Am Here Where Are You

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Distilling the trio of Brotzmann/Noble/Edwards into a duo, saxophonist Brotzmann and drummer Noble recorded this powerful set of free improvisations live at Ateliers Claus, Brussels on January 19th, 2013.

Bruckmann, Kyle: Wrack Bruckmann, Kyle:
Wrack

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Oboist & english horn player Kyle Bruckmann brought together this Chicaco group with Tim Daisy (drums), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Kurt Johnson (bass) and Jen Clare Paulson (viola) to integrate non-traditional instruments in the ever-evolving intersection of modern jazz.

Burning Tree: Lammergyer [VINYL] Burning Tree:
Lammergyer [VINYL]

(Utech Records -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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An intense free noise jazz LP + download inspired by the great duo records of the seventies from Dag Erik Knedal Andersen on drums and Dag Stiberg on sax, based around the science fiction mythos of The Lammergyer.

Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / John Tilbury: Exta Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / John Tilbury:
Exta

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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The London trio of John Butcher using extended techniques on sax, Thomas Lehn on synthesizer, and John Tilbury on piano, extracting 5 pieces from long studio sessions recorded in 2012; powerful work from three masters of modern free improvisation.

Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe: Why Practice When You Can Eat Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe:
Why Practice When You Can Eat

(Chadula -- USA )

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After their CPSR CD of 2010, the 5-piece Friulian party band Arbe Garbe teams up again with Eugene Chadbourne for this romping and diverse set of tunes from rockers to Monk covers.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Insect and Western: The Neptune Parlour Series Volume One [2 CDRs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Insect and Western: The Neptune Parlour Series Volume One [2 CDRs]

(Chadula -- USA )

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Carrying forward Doc Chad's Insect and Western series, this release features a unique improvisation orchestration including Jeb Bishop (trombone), David Doyle (banjolin), Chris Eubank (cello), David Menestres (bass), Dann Ruccia (viola), and Carrie Shull (oboe).

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $10.50

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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Curran, Alvin: Shofar Rags Curran, Alvin:
Shofar Rags

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Shofar, a ram horn, is the unifying sound in these experimental compositions performed by Alvin Curran, who also uses electronics, in a NY quartet with Arnold Dreyblatt (accordion), William Winant (large tam tam), Michael Riessler (clarinet).

Evans, Charles with Liebman / Marino / Stabinsky: Subliminal Leaps Evans, Charles with Liebman / Marino / Stabinsky:
Subliminal Leaps

(More Is More -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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A composition written for collaboration between Charles Evans and David Liebman, an unusual pairing of soprano and baritone saxophones, in a quartet with pianist Ron Stabinsky and bassist Tony Marino.

Ferrari, Luc + Brunhild: Programme Commun [2 CDs] Ferrari, Luc + Brunhild:
Programme Commun [2 CDs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Two volumes of work from French electroacoustic composer Luc Ferrari and his wife and closest collaborator, Brunhild Ferrari, 3 substantial pieces from Luc Ferrari, and the first release of 3 solo works from Brunhild Ferrari.

Fujii, Satoko: Gen Himmel Fujii, Satoko:
Gen Himmel

(Libra -- Japan )

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A hauntingly beautiful set of solo piano works from Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii, subtle work that belies her incredible techincal skill through beautifully paced and meditative music.

Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels: Colorado at Clinton Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels:
Colorado at Clinton

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $15.26

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Trumpeter & cornetist Dennis Gonzalez' Yells At Eels with sons Aaron Gonzalez on bass and Stefan Gonzalez on drums adds Aakash Mittal (Rudresh Mahanthappa, Ravish Momin) on alto sax for a dynamic studio release of Gonzalez and Mittal compositions.

Heberer, Thomas / Achim Kaufmann : Knoten Heberer, Thomas / Achim Kaufmann :
Knoten

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Long-time collaborators, the duo of pianist and prepared pianist Achim Kaufmann and trumpeter Thomas Heberer recorded this set of 9 intimate and incredibly well informed duos in Berlin, 2011.

Houle, Francois / Marilyn Crispell: Any Terrain Tumultuous Houle, Francois / Marilyn Crispell:
Any Terrain Tumultuous

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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A beautiful and diverse set of duos from clarinetist Francois House and pianist Marilyn Crispell, with a two part title track based on a poem by Catriona Strang, and an instrumental song for Jeanne Lee.

Houle, Francois Trio: Schizosphere Houle, Francois Trio:
Schizosphere

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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An early album from Vancouver clarinetist Francois Houle with frequent collaborators Tony Wilson (guitar) and Dylan van der Schyff (drums & percussion), performing original compositions and a unique version of Duke Ellington's "Frustration."

Kaze: Tornado Kaze:
Tornado

(Circum-Libra -- Japan )

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With two trumpets, drums and piano, Kaze's 2nd release with Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura, and Muzzix members Christian Pruvost and Peter Orins, hits like the album title, but surprises with contrasts from torrential power to beautiful melodic interplay.

Laboule: Refugio Laboule:
Refugio

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Recorded among the Alps, "Refugio" is Laboule's (Paolo Novellino) disclosure of an ancient, dusty and seaside soundscape where it's possible to discover the necessary asylum to grow and find a refuge for melancholy.

Leandre, Joelle / India Cooke: Firedance Leandre, Joelle / India Cooke:
Firedance

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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An intense duo performed live in Guelph, 2004 between bassist Joelle Lenadre and violinist India Cooke, frequent collaborators who bring intense drama and incredible technical skill to the 7 part "Firedance".

Liebig / Vatcher / Golia: On The Cusp Of Fire And Water Liebig / Vatcher / Golia:
On The Cusp Of Fire And Water

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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The West Coast trio of Michael Vatcher on drums & percussion, Steuart Liebig on electric bass, and Vinny Golia on reeds and winds recording live in Los Angeles, 2001, astonishing free improvisation from three seasoned players.

Lopes, Luis Humanization 4tet: Live in Madison Lopes, Luis Humanization 4tet:
Live in Madison

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A smoking quartet session recorded live at Audio For The Arts, Madison, WI from the quartet of Luis Lopez (electric guitar), Rodrigo Amado (tenor sax), Aaron Gonzalez (bass) and Stefan Gonzalez (drums).

Mazurek, Rob Exploding Star Orchestra Featuring Roscoe Mitchell: Matter Anti-Matter, Sixty-Three Moo Mazurek, Rob Exploding Star Orchestra Featuring Roscoe Mitchell:
Matter Anti-Matter, Sixty-Three Moons Of Jupiter & Electronic Works [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $24.95

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Chicago cornetist/composer Rob Mazurek leads his Exploding Star Orchestra featuring Roscoe Mitchell with Nicole Mitchell, Matana Roberts, Steve Swell, Matt Bauder, Jason Adasiewica, &c. through a colossal 8 part work, and also provides a single CD of cosmic electronics.

NOHOME (Caspar Brtozmann): Nohome [2 VINYL LPs] NOHOME (Caspar Brtozmann):
Nohome [2 VINYL LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $25.95

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Turbulent and rugged free improvisation live in Berlin from the trio of electric guitarist Caspar Brotzmann, E-Bassist Marino Pliakas, and drummer Michael Wertmuller, with FM Einheit joining on steel for two tracks.

Oxley, Tony with Bailey / Rutherford / Thomas / &c.: A Birthday Tribute - 75 Years Oxley, Tony with Bailey / Rutherford / Thomas / &c.:
A Birthday Tribute - 75 Years

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Five recordings, 2 from 1977 at Tempo Natural and 3 from 1993, where Tony Oxley leads various permutations of improvisers Derek Bailey, Paul Rutherford, Pat Thomas, Matt Wand, Phillip Wachsmann, Ian Brighton; outstanding!

Papasoff, Charles: Papasoff Papasoff, Charles:
Papasoff

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Montreal saxophonist Charles Papasoff's first album as a leader and the 1st release on the Red Toucan label, presenting Papasoff solo, and in a quartet with trumpeter Baikida Carroll, bassist Santi Debriano, and drummer Pheeroan Aklaff.

Parmegiani, Bernard: De Natura Sonorum [VINYL 2 LPs] Parmegiani, Bernard:
De Natura Sonorum [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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A suite of 12 movements, divided into two series of six works usually organized in pairs - electronic sounds with instrumental and more rarely, concrete sounds - from composer Bernard Parmegiani, premiered in 1975 in Paris.

Reason, Dana / Peter Valsamis: Border Crossings Reason, Dana / Peter Valsamis:
Border Crossings

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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The duo of pianist Dana Reason and drummer & sampler player Peter Valsamis in an album crossing boundaries of jazz, classical, and creative new music from two exceptional players involved in a rich dialog.

Rocket Science : Evan Parker / Peter Evans / Craig Taborn / Sam Pluta Rocket Science :
Evan Parker / Peter Evans / Craig Taborn / Sam Pluta

(More Is More -- USA )

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This extraordinary improvisation quartet joining NY and London improvisers made it's debut over the course of 3 concerts in Europe in 2012, with Evan Parker on sax, Peter Evans on trumpet, Craig Taborn on piano, and Sam Pluta on laptop.

Schubert Quartet, Matthias: Trappola Schubert Quartet, Matthias:
Trappola

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Tenor saxophonist Matthias Schubert leads a quartet with Claudio Puntin (clarinet) Carl Ludwig Hubsch (tuba), and Tom Rainey (drums), integrating New Orleans jazz forms into modern improvisation, including covering Jelly Roll Morton's "Shreveport Stomp".

SFQ (Simon Fell Quartet): Four Compositions [2 CDs] SFQ (Simon Fell Quartet):
Four Compositions [2 CDs]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Bassist Simon Fell presents two SFQ projects, "Three Quintets" with Alex Ward (clarinet), Gail Brand (trombone), Alex Maguire (piano) and Steve Noble (drums); and the Liverpool Quartet with Alex Ward, Guy Llewellyn (french horn) and Mark Sanders (drums & electronics).

Siegel, Aaron: Science is Only a Sometimes Friend Siegel, Aaron:
Science is Only a Sometimes Friend

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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A work for eight glockenspiels and organ, a beautiful percussive work in the vein of Reich and Glass that creates hallucinatory illusions in sound as the piece progresses, testing "the science of attention and the counterpoint of daydreams".

Smith, Ian: Tryst Smith, Ian:
Tryst

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Irish trumpeter Ian Smith in an eclectic quintet of improvisers: Brian Godding (guitar synth), Marcio Mattos (bass, cello), then-emerging Mark Sanders (drums, percussion), and Thebe Lipere (percussion).

Spearman's G-Force, Glenn: Let It Go Spearman's G-Force, Glenn:
Let It Go

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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1987 recordings from tenor saxophonist Glenn Spearman (Emergency) with Lisle Ellis on bass, Donal Robinson on trap drums, and James Routhier on electric guitar, creative avant jazz with a unique drive and determination.

Talking Pictures: The Mirror with a Memory Talking Pictures:
The Mirror with a Memory

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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A mix of jazz and rock, the 2nd Talking Pictures CD brings Vancouver artists Ron Samworth (guita), Peggy Lee (cello), Bill Clark (trumpet) and Dylan van der Schyff (percussion) into unusual and compelling avant territory.

Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat Tamura, Natsuki:
Dragon Nat

(Libra -- Japan )

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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.

Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat <i>[Used Item]</i> Tamura, Natsuki:
Dragon Nat [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.

Testa, Carl: Iris Testa, Carl:
Iris

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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Connecticut bassist and Braxton alumni Carl Testa works with live sampling and granular synthesis performance systems to interact with his acoustic bass, creating these unusual and uniquely unfolding works for solo bass.

Various Artists: 70 Years Of Sunshine [2 CDs] Various Artists:
70 Years Of Sunshine [2 CDs]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $21.95

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An excellent 2 CD compilation of electronic and experimental artists in a tribute to the 70th anniversary of Dr. Albert Hofmann's discovery of LSD, with artists including Kawabata Makoto, Legendary Pink Dots, Rapoon, Komora A, Andrew Liles, Lord Tang, &c. &c.

Various Artists: Amalgam(e): 10 Years of Red Toucan [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Amalgam(e): 10 Years of Red Toucan [2 CDs]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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An excellent introduction to the early years of Red Toucan in 2 CDs with 22 tracks from master improvisers including Peter Brotzmann, Pheeroan Aklaff, Tony Wilson, Peggy Lee, Gerry Hemingway, Dave Liebman, Kyle Bruckman, Frank Gratkowski, &c. &c.

Various Artists: To Live And Shave In L.A. - The Grief That Shrieked To Multiply [3 CDs + Download] Various Artists:
To Live And Shave In L.A. - The Grief That Shrieked To Multiply [3 CDs + Download]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $22.00

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TLASILA was an experimental music collective founded in 1990 by composer Tom Smith; this 3 CD + download releases finds a massive cast of artists restructuring the improvisations from the "Noon and Eternity" album into a massive 240 minute work.

Wright, Walter / Chris Welcome / Shayna Dulberger: Apocalypso Wright, Walter / Chris Welcome / Shayna Dulberger:
Apocalypso

(Empty Room Music -- USA )

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Through 8 improvised pieces, the Apocalypso trio of Walter Wright (analog synth), Chris Welcome (guitar/electronics) and Shayna Dulbert (bass/electronics) paint a haunting sonic picture mixing distant radio sounds, dense stacks of sound, low rumbles and high crackles.

Yudanov / Brotzmann / Luoma: Fryed Fruit Yudanov / Brotzmann / Luoma:
Fryed Fruit

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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The trio of reedist Peter Brotzmann, drummer Nikolai Yudanov and guitarist Sakari Luoma performing at Kerubi Club in Joensuu, Finland during their 1999 in Finland, passionate and powerful improvisation.

Zorn, John: Dreamachines Zorn, John:
Dreamachines

(Tzadik -- USA )

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"Dreamachines" takes Zorn's fascination with Gysin and Burroughs further in 9 compositions combining improvised and compositional techniques, performed by the amazing quartet of Joey Baron (drums), Trevor Dunn (bass), John Medeski (piano) and Kenny Wollesen (vibes).

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.

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 )

Price: $10.47

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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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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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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.

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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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.

CACAW: Stellar Power CACAW:
Stellar Power

(Skirl -- USA )

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

CACAW: Stellar Power [VINYL] CACAW:
Stellar Power [VINYL]

(Skirl -- USA )

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.