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  July 2014
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30 products
Baloni: Belleke Baloni:
Belleke

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A New York-born trio of European free improvisers, bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, clarinetist Joachim Badenhorst, and viola player Frank Loriot present a unique orchestration that blends contemporary compositional forms with free improvisation in sublime ways.

Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal: The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal:
The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A beautiful and delicate long-form composition by Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger, exquisitely interpreted by the Berlin ensemble Konzert Minimal, which includes among others Lucio Capece, Johnny Chang, Catherine Lamb, Michael Thieke and Koen Nutters.

Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah and the Underground - Primative Jupite Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders:
Pharoah and the Underground - Primative Jupiter [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Live from Lisbon's Jazz em Agosto Festival, cornetist Rob Mazurek merges his Chicago and Sao Paulo Underground bands, adding bassist Matthew Lux and jazz legend tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, for a potent blend of modern jazz, electronics, and free improvised music.

Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah and the Underground / Spiral Mercury Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders:
Pharoah and the Underground / Spiral Mercury

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Live from Lisbon's Jazz em Agosto Festival, cornetist Rob Mazurek merges his Chicago and Sao Paulo Underground bands, adding bassist Matthew Lux and jazz legend tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, for a potent blend of modern jazz, electronics, and free improvised music.

Cortex: Live! Cortex:
Live!

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Four Norwegian jazz musicians--Thomas Johansson (cornet), Kristoffer Alberts (reeds), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums)--representatives of a new generation of Scandinavian jazzmen playing creative music with the tools and forms of the older generation.

Crane, Laurence / Apartment House: Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs] Crane, Laurence / Apartment House:
Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD of UK's experimental music ensemble Apartment House performing 14 chamber pieces composed by and under the supervision of Laurence Crane, beautiful and informed minimal work from a unique voice in modern composition.

Edwards / Sanders / Tilbury: A Field Perpetually At The Edge Of Disorder Edwards / Sanders / Tilbury:
A Field Perpetually At The Edge Of Disorder

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Three superb London improvisers, two from the new generation of free improv--bassist John Edwards and drummer Mark Sanders--in a trio with legendary pianist John Tilbury in a two part work of tension and release, performed live at Cafe Oto in 2013.

Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg / Mathisen: Basement Sessions Vol. 3 - The Ljubljana Tapes Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg / Mathisen:
Basement Sessions Vol. 3 - The Ljubljana Tapes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Tenor, soprillo saxophonist & flautist Jonas Kullhammar's trio with Torbjorn Zetterberg (bass) and Espen Aalberg (drums) is extended to a quartet with tenor saxophonist Jorgen Mathisen, in the 3rd "Basement Sessions" release recorded live at the 5th Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Lane, Adam Full Throttle Orchestra: Live In Ljubljana Lane, Adam Full Throttle Orchestra:
Live In Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A joyful and sophisticated performance from bassist and leader Adam Lane's Full Throttle Orchestra, an 8-piece band including Nate Wooley, Susana Silva, Reut Regev, David Bindman, Avram Fefer, Adam Lane & Igal Foni performing live at the 53rd Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Makrokosmos Quartet: Magic Worlds Of Sound Makrokosmos Quartet:
Magic Worlds Of Sound

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Makrokosmos Quartet playing the Crumb piece from which their name derives, along with works by Stefano Gervasoni and Georg Friedrich Haas.

Morris, Joe Quartet: Balance Morris, Joe Quartet:
Balance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Joe Morris reunites his NY quartet as their last configuration from 2000, with violist Mat Maneri, bassist Chris Lightcap, drummer Gerald Cleaver, and Morris on guitar, bringing us an update on the intently informed collective improvisation that defines this great- band.

Olive, Tim / Anne-F Jacques : Dominion Mills Olive, Tim / Anne-F Jacques :
Dominion Mills

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Anne-F Jacques performs on rotating devices, small electric motors which are modified, manipulated and amplified, and Tim Olive plays magnetic pickups, here recording 3 studio works of unusual and inspired improvisations.

Pascal: Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL] Pascal:
Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL]

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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An album of solo drumming from Pascal Nichols, who is part of the duo "Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides", here in a diverse set of approaches performed on drums, djembe, goblet bowls, cowbells, blocks, &c. &c... an album that's become an in-store favorite.

Sandell, Sten & Paal Nilssen-Love: Jacana Sandell, Sten & Paal Nilssen-Love:
Jacana

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Rune Grammofon's latest release of duo combinations brings together Swedish pianist Sten Sandell and Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, two free improvising masters from similar circles captured live in an outstanding set at the 2013 Kongsberg Jazz Festival.

Smith, Wadada Leo / Lewis, George / Zorn, John: Sonic Rivers Smith, Wadada Leo / Lewis, George / Zorn, John:
Sonic Rivers

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Tzadik's new Spectrum series begins with the collaboration of 3 legendary NY performers--Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet); George Lewis (trombone); John Zorn (alto sax)--in 8 technically superb and joyfully unique compositions and collective improvisations.

Sun Ra Arkestra, The: Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [3 CDs] Sun Ra Arkestra, The:
Live in Nickelsdorf 1984 [3 CDs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A triple CD documenting Sun Ra's 1984 European Tour, here performing live in Nickelsdorf, Austria at Jazzgalerie for an ebullient set of Sun Ra originals and standards with the Arkestra including John Gilmore, Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Eloe Taylor, James Jackson, &c &c.

Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet: The Berlin Series No. 4 Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet:
The Berlin Series No. 4

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A split CD from Berlin-based flautist and composer Sabine Vogel: a composition using recordings made at various exterior locations as part of her work with Landscape Quartet; and a recording of a live improvisation as part of the 2012 NOW now festival in Sydney.

Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces Wolff, Christian:
Early Piano Pieces

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Early works from avant-garde composer Christian Wolff, including pieces for prepared piano influenced by John Cage's ideas for the same instrument.

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.

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

(RogueArt -- France )

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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 )

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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.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann: The Berlin Series No. 3 Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann:
The Berlin Series No. 3

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A split CD presenting contrasting aspects of 'Berlin reductionism': "Roananax 1999" - from the quartet of Axel Dorner, Robin Hayward, Annette Krebs and Andrea Neumann; and "Obliq 2014" from the current Berlin group of Pierre Borel, Hannes Lingens and Derek Shirley.

Schultz, Ernst / Stamm, Holger : Go Lep-Lai-Lai: A Musical Journey Schultz, Ernst / Stamm, Holger :
Go Lep-Lai-Lai: A Musical Journey

(Meta Records -- Germany )

Price: $1.98

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Schwalm, J. Peter (w/ Brian Eno, Eiving Aarset, Christine Schutze): Wagner Transformed <i>[Used Item Schwalm, J. Peter (w/ Brian Eno, Eiving Aarset, Christine Schutze):
Wagner Transformed [Used Item]

(Intergroove Classics -- Germany )

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Centered around Wagner's 200th birthday Peter Schwalm and Brian Eno explore how Wagner might reinterpret some of his works with the use of technology.

Celletti / Roedelius : Sustanza Di Cose Sperata <i>[Used Item]</i> Celletti / Roedelius :
Sustanza Di Cose Sperata [Used Item]

(Transparency -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Dunn, Kyle Bobby: Rural Route No. 2 [3-inch CD] <i>[Used Item]</i> Dunn, Kyle Bobby:
Rural Route No. 2 [3-inch CD] [Used Item]

(Standard Form -- Canada )

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"During the composing and recording process of these two works, Dunn revisited various spots and dimensions of an Albertan childhood that seemed smeared out and ghostly. The impact of these feelings and sightings wander prominently into...