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  April 2014
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Amado, Rodrigo / Mota / Faustino / Ferrandini: Wire Quartet Amado, Rodrigo / Mota / Faustino / Ferrandini:
Wire Quartet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Saxophonist Rodrigo Amado in a quartet with 2/3's of Red Trio - bassist Hernani Faustino and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini - and guitarist Manuel Mota adding unusual angles to their exemplary blues-based free improvisation.

Blancarte, Tom: The Shortening Of The Way [VINYL] Blancarte, Tom:
The Shortening Of The Way [VINYL]

(Tubapede -- USA )

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A contrasting album of beauty and sonic exploration from Texas native, NY bassist Tom Blancarte, fueled by quotes from Frank Herbert and Ran Prieur, an unusual and creative album using extended and imaginative techniques from one of NY's finest bassists.

Borbetomagus: Coelacanth [7" VINYL] Borbetomagus:
Coelacanth [7" VINYL]

(Butt Rag -- USA )

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Savage noise jazz in a rare 7" from the early 90s by the trio of saxophonists Don Dietrich and Jim Sauter and electric guitarist Donald Miller, two live version of "Coelacanth" recorded a year apart.

Brotzmann Trio, Peter: For Adolphe Sax [VINYL] Brotzmann Trio, Peter:
For Adolphe Sax [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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Reissuing Peter Brotzmann's first album from 1967 on his own BRO label (subsequently reissued by FMP in 1972) in a trio with German bassist Peter Kowald and drummer Sven Ake Johansson.

Chicago Underground Duo: Locus Chicago Underground Duo:
Locus

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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The Chicago duo of Rob Mazurek and Chad Taylor on cornet, synth, electronics, bamboo flutes drums, mbira, guitar & balaphone, mixings bits of breakbeat and Afropop with jazz, ambient and electronica elements in unmistakable and compelling grooves.

Chicago Underground Duo: Locus [VINYL] Chicago Underground Duo:
Locus [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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The Chicago duo of Rob Mazurek and Chad Taylor on cornet, synth, electronics, bamboo flutes drums, mbira, guitar & balaphone, mixings bits of breakbeat and Afropop with jazz, ambient and electronica elements in unmistakable and compelling grooves.

Cosottini, Miro / Miano, Tonino: The Inner Life Of Residue Cosottini, Miro / Miano, Tonino:
The Inner Life Of Residue

(IRCdiscs / Impressus -- USA )

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The duo of NY-based pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Mirio Cosottini in a "voyage within where the musicians try to abandon preconceived notions of sound and let the past and the present collide to give us clues as to who we are".

Coursil, Jacques with Alan Silva: FreeJazzArt Coursil, Jacques with Alan Silva:
FreeJazzArt

(RogueArt -- France )

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Trumpeter Jacques Coursil's in duo with double bassist Alan Silva, frequently using the bow, recorded over two days at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France; intimate and lyrical dialog from two old friends in 3 sessions for the late trumpeter Bill Dixon.

Davis, George: Scapula: Bop Acetates, Chicago, 1949 Davis, George:
Scapula: Bop Acetates, Chicago, 1949

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Restoring post-war Chicago jazz saxophonist George Davis' late 40s 78-rpm releases of bop and R&B numbers announced by Davis himself, swinging music rescued from obscurity to expand our knowledge of Chicago bop history.

Deerhoof & Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog: Split 7-inch [VINYL 7-inch] [RSD RELEASE] Deerhoof & Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog:
Split 7-inch [VINYL 7-inch] [RSD RELEASE]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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A Record Store Day Release, a split 7" with Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog (Ribot/Ismaily/Smith) on one side, and Deerfhoof with Marc Ribot on the other side.

Donarier's, Matthieu  / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium: The Visible Ones Donarier's, Matthieu / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium:
The Visible Ones

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The duo of French saxophonist Matthieu Donarier and Dutch pianist/prepared pianist Albert van Veenendaal (I Compani), beautifully paced and inventive dialog between two melodic players who embrace both improvisational and compositional styles.

Gate, The: Destruction of Darkness Gate, The:
Destruction of Darkness

(Carrier Records -- USA )

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NY doom jazz trio The Gate of Dan Peck (tuba, composition), Tom Blancarte (upright bass), and Brian Osborne (percussion) in an album of bleak landscapes of near-silence and massive, horrifying sound sculptures.

Gray / Hobbs / Hostetter / Braman: Lawnmower II Gray / Hobbs / Hostetter / Braman:
Lawnmower II

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The second take of Boston area drummer Luther Grays' project Lawnmower with Jim Hobbs on sax, Kaethe Hostetter on violin and Winston Braman on electric bass, excellent jazz with unique instrumentation and a diversity of approaches.

Gustafsson, Mats: Torturing the Saxophone Gustafsson, Mats:
Torturing the Saxophone

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Compiling 3 very limited solo LPs from Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, performing intimate and unusual renditions of the music of Duke Ellington, Albert & Donald Ayler, and the important post-bop baritone player Lars Gullin; liner notes by Robert Crumb.

Hennies, Nick: Work Hennies, Nick:
Work

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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A solo album from Louisville, KY percussionist and composer Nick Hennies, including "Settle" for vibraphone (3 players) and "Expenditures" for vibraphone & ensemble; extended and immersive works of a hypnotic and psychoacoustic nature.

Inner Ear (Trzaska / Swell / Daisy / Holmlander): Return From The Centre of Earth Inner Ear (Trzaska / Swell / Daisy / Holmlander):
Return From The Centre of Earth

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Mikolaj Trzaska on saxophones & bass clarinet, Steve Swell on trombone, Per-Ake Holmlander on tuba, and Tim Daisy on drums, in lyrical free improvisation recordings from Chicago in 2011 & 2012; excellent, energetic and interactive modern jazz.

J. Spaceman & Kid Millions: Live at Le Poisson Rouge [RSD RELEASE] [LP + 7''] J. Spaceman & Kid Millions:
Live at Le Poisson Rouge [RSD RELEASE] [LP + 7'']

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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J. Spaceman (Spiritualized and Spacemen 3) and Kid Millions (Oneida, Man Forever, People of the North) took a night off of their US tour with Spiritualized to perform an improvised set at (Le) Poisson Rouge, documented in this LP & 7" Record Store Day 2014 release.

Kahn, Jason / Tim Olive: Two Sunrise Kahn, Jason / Tim Olive:
Two Sunrise

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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The first meetings of Jason Kahn (analog electronic) and Tim Olive (one-string magnetic pickup device) recording in a studio session in Kyoto, 2012 for four eventful and intricately structured works with a distinct developmental momentum.

Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru): Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Med Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru):
Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Medley")

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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A 2014 reissue of this 2006 release, adding a complete 10.5 minute version of "Kaleidoscope", and an amazing "Yes Medley", from the trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, and guitarist Kido Natsuki.

Leandre, Joelle  / Nicole Mitchell: Sisters Where Leandre, Joelle / Nicole Mitchell:
Sisters Where

(RogueArt -- France )

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Bridging two generations between Chicago and France, "Sisters Where" is an inspired and freely improvised dialog from flutist Nicole Mitchell and double bassist Joelle Leandre, presenting six studio recordings of inventive and lyrical playing.

Leandre, Joelle / Pascal Contet: 3 Leandre, Joelle / Pascal Contet:
3

(Ayler -- France )

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Since 1994 the duo of bassist Joelle Leandre and accordionist Pascal Contet have performed their "comprovised" chamber music together to critical acclaim, heard here in a live concert in Carre Bleu in Poitiers, 2012.

Made to Break: Cherchez la Femme Made to Break:
Cherchez la Femme

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The quartet of Ken Vandermark on saxes, Christof Kurzmann on electronics, Devin Hoff on bass and Tim Daisy on drums trace women's influence on contemporary art, especially music, painting and photography, through 3 incredible examples of modern jazz.

Made to Break: Cherchez la Femme [VINYL] Made to Break:
Cherchez la Femme [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The quartet of Ken Vandermark on saxes, Christof Kurzmann on electronics, Devin Hoff on bass and Tim Daisy on drums trace women's influence on contemporary art, especially music, painting and photography, through 3 incredible examples of modern jazz.

Majkowski, Mike: Why Is There Something Instead Of Nothing [VINYL] Majkowski, Mike:
Why Is There Something Instead Of Nothing [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Australian/Polish double bassist Mike Majkowski, currently based in Berlin, in his 3rd solo release, a 45 RPM LP using tension and momentum alongside unusual techniques and intricate playing, showing concentration and physical power in 2 well-developed works.

Mazurek, Rob: Mother Ode Mazurek, Rob:
Mother Ode

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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An emotional solo concert performed at Chicago's Corbett vs. Dempsey gallery, an ode to Mazurek's mother a few months after her passing, on cornet, flutes, bells, books, maracas, apples, and little electronics, in a touching and beautiful celebration of her life.

Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder: FluiDensity Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder:
FluiDensity

(Latham / Impressus Records -- USA )

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The duo of pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Brian Groder, both NY based, in a sophisticated jazz duo that borrows from melodic, avant and compositional jazz forms in a strong and compelling dialog.

Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder: FluiDensity <i>[Used Item]</i> Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder:
FluiDensity [Used Item]

(Latham / Impressus Records -- USA )

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The duo of pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Brian Groder, both NY based, in a sophisticated jazz duo that borrows from melodic, avant and compositional jazz forms in a strong and compelling dialog.

Miguel, Sei : Salvation Modes Miguel, Sei :
Salvation Modes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Three groupings and three large works from Portugese trumpeter Sei Miguel, in bands including Rafael Toral, Erenesto Rodrigues, Nuno Tores, &c., performances of scores that he's written over the past 30 years that have never or have rarely been heard previously.

Nilssen-Love, Paal  / Mats Gustafsson: Con Gas [2 x 7-inch SINGLES] Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson:
Con Gas [2 x 7-inch SINGLES]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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A companion to the "Sin Gas" release by the duo of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love in a limted double 7", one track per side with Nilssen-Love playing congas, and Gustafsson on slide and bass saxophones.

Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson: Sin Gas [CD] Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson:
Sin Gas [CD]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Powerful duo playing from frequent collaborators, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing, Original Silence, Peter Brotzmann) in two extended studio improvisations of deeply emotional and technically incredible playing.

Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson: Sin Gas [Vinyl] Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson:
Sin Gas [Vinyl]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Powerful duo playing from frequent collaborators, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing, Original Silence, Peter Brotzmann) in three extended studio improvisations of deeply emotional and technically incredible playing.

PAK & Ron Anderson / Nonoko Yoshida / Tatsuya Yoshida: NYJPN PAK & Ron Anderson / Nonoko Yoshida / Tatsuya Yoshida:
NYJPN

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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A CD to complement the 2014 Japanese tour of PAK (Nonoko Yoshida on sax & Tatsuya Yoshida on drums) with NY bassist Ron Anderson, complex avant rock with strong melodic hooks and crazy technical prowess, highly recommended!

Revis, Eric  / Taylor / McHenry / Jones / Branford Marsalis: In Memory of Things Yet Seen Revis, Eric / Taylor / McHenry / Jones / Branford Marsalis:
In Memory of Things Yet Seen

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A superb modern jazz release from NY bassist Eric Revis with Chad Taylor (drums), Bill McHenry (sax) and Darius Jones (sax), plus special guest Branford Marsalis on two tracks.

Risset, Jean-Claude: Music from Computer [VINYL] Risset, Jean-Claude:
Music from Computer [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Three major compositions from Jean-Claude Risset's unique and innovative work that illustrates the close link sustained between the music and the research from this pioneering figure in the development of computer and technology-based music.

Schmid, Peter A. / Ned Rothenberg: En Passant Schmid, Peter A. / Ned Rothenberg:
En Passant

(Creative Works Records -- Switzerland )

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Compositionally-based collective improvisations recorded in the studio in Switzerland from the duo of Ned Rothenberg performing on clarinet, bass clarinte, alto saxophone, and shakuhachi, and Peter A. Schimid on tubax, taragot, bassclarinet, contrabass clarinet.

Tsahar, Assif Brass Reeds Ensemble: The Hollow World Tsahar, Assif Brass Reeds Ensemble:
The Hollow World

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Tsahar's 9-piece Brass Reeds Ensemble Herb Robertson, Chris Jonas, Rob Brown, Susie Ibarra, &c. is an ambitious and incredible undertaking of group improvisation.

Various Artists: Surrealism Reviewed Various Artists:
Surrealism Reviewed

(LTM -- Great Britain )

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Weiss, Dan: Fourteen Weiss, Dan:
Fourteen

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Fourteen musicians perform drummer Dan Weiss' ambitious compositional project, a through-composed work featuring an ensemble with guitar, horns, voices, harp, piano, organ, bass and percussion, with players including Weiss, Matt Mitchell, Judith Berkson, David Binney, &c. &c.

Xambuca: Joulupukki Xambuca:
Joulupukki

(Erototox Decodings -- USA )

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A series of vignettes inspired by and dedicated to the Saami people living at the top of Fenno-Scandinavian peninsula from Chandra Shukla (Xambuka), in absorbing beats and effects, synthetic sound sculptures and exotic sound.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

Electric Bird Noise: Kind Of Black Electric Bird Noise:
Kind Of Black

(Silber -- USA )

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Electric Bird Noise (Brian Lea McKenzie) goes back to his guitar roots for a challenging record built from dissonant chords, which McKenzie refers to as "elevator music for art galleries"; hypnotically jarring music creating a unique sonic tapestry.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other Feel No Other:
Feel No Other

(Silber -- USA )

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Laddaga, Reinaldo: Things That A Mutant Needs To Know [BOOK + 2 CDs] Laddaga, Reinaldo:
Things That A Mutant Needs To Know [BOOK + 2 CDs]

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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A collection of fifty-five short stories or texts, and fifty-five brief musical works to accompany them, composed by a momentary collective of eighteen musicians including John Butcher, Andy Moor, Yannis Kyriakides, Francisco Lopez, Machinefabriek, Gabriel Paiuk, &c.

Lean Left: Live At Area Sismica Lean Left:
Live At Area Sismica

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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The amazing combination of Ex guitarists Terrie Ex and Andy Moor with drummer Paal Nilssen-love and Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark in their 5th release, a live album from Italy showing the aggressive and exuberantly determined band in excellent form.

Lucier, Alvin / MAZE: (Amsterdam) Memory Space Lucier, Alvin / MAZE:
(Amsterdam) Memory Space

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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Composer Lucier's score instructs the players to go to an outside environment and record by any means the sound situations of those environments, then in performance re-create, solely by means of your voices, instruments and memory, those outside sound situations.

Peck, Dan: Solo [VINYL] Peck, Dan:
Solo [VINYL]

(Tubapede -- USA )

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Inspired by Nikola Tesla and Karlheinz Stockhausen's collection of text pieces, "From the Seven Days", tuba player Dan Peck's solo album is an intense collection of deep tones in bold minimalism, and in clatteringly frightful tuba interactions.

Speed, Chris with Chris Tordini / Dave King: Really OK Speed, Chris with Chris Tordini / Dave King:
Really OK

(Skirl -- USA )

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New York reedist Chris Speed with his sax, bass and drums trio of Chris Tordini and Dave King, in a traditional mode performing original jazz numbers plus pieces by John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, superb modern melodic jazz from 3 excellent players.

Wright / Falesch: I'd Rather Be A Sparrow Wright / Falesch:
I'd Rather Be A Sparrow

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Electronics artist Bob Falesch in a duo with saxophonist Jack Wright, both using idiosyncratic approaches to their instruments for unexpected and often startling results, a unique album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation.

Wright / Rainey / Ingalls / Djll: Signs Of Life Wright / Rainey / Ingalls / Djll:
Signs Of Life

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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An open improvisation between 3 reed player - Bob Rainey on soprano sax, Jack Wright on various saxes, and Matt Ingalls on clarinet, with Tom Djll on trumpet & "whatever", unconventional dialog from four innovative players.

Wright / Rainey / Lonberg-Holm / March: Double Double Wright / Rainey / Lonberg-Holm / March:
Double Double

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm and Bob Marsh) and two saxophones (Bhob Rainey and Jack Wright) in a spirited improvisation session where no player is either soloist nor counterpoint, but instead are equal members in a unique and unusual dialog.

Wright, Jack / John Nystrom: Audible Shadows Wright, Jack / John Nystrom:
Audible Shadows

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Concert recordings from live performances at Dickenson College in Carlisle, PA in 2009 and again in 2010 from saxophonist Jack Wright and drummer Johan Nystrom, both using extended and unusual techniques in a beautifully paced album of subtle and surprising free improvisation.