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  April 2020
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56 products
Fox, Christopher : Music For Piano Fox, Christopher :
Music For Piano

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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Six compositions for solo piano written by English composerb Christopher Fox between 1991 and 2015, performed by Netherlands pianist John Snijders at Abbey Road Studios in London, each work uniquely approached in both writing and performance, each a concept or style that brings something unique to Fox's music while still retaining his voice and character in composition.

Kaplan, Noah Quartet: Out Of The Hole Kaplan, Noah Quartet:
Out Of The Hole

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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West Coast composer and saxophonist Noah Kaplan, associated with Anthony Coleman, David Tronzo, Peter Erskine, Rinde Eckert, Joe Morris, Mat Maneri, Joe Maneri, &c., here in his 3rd album with his Noah Kaplan Quartet, in a set of original compositions and one standard performed with Joe Morris (guitar), Giacomo Merega (electric bass) & Jason Nazary (drums, electronics).

Polwechsel / Klaus Lang: Unseen Polwechsel / Klaus Lang:
Unseen

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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The innovative acoustic free improvising ensemble Polwechsel, bridging contemporary music and free improvisation in ways that sound deceptively electroacoustic and comprised of Michael Moser on cello, Werner Dafeldecker on double bass, and Martin Brandlmayr & Burkhard Beins on cymbals & percussion, are joined by Klaus Lang performing on the church organ of St. Lambrecht's Abbey.

Dalibert, Melaine: Anastassis Philippakopoulos: Piano Works Dalibert, Melaine:
Anastassis Philippakopoulos: Piano Works

(elsewhere -- USA )

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Wandelweiser member and composer Anastassis Philippakopoulos has twelve of her compositions for solo piano performed and realized by French composer/pianist ​Melaine Dalibert, each built around slow moving melodic progressions that resonate through patient performance, each fragment and note ringing beautifully, mysteriously, and dramatically.

Ferreyra, Beatriz: Echos+ [VINYL] Ferreyra, Beatriz:
Echos+ [VINYL]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $24.95

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Presenting three of Argentine-born, French-based composer Beatriz Ferreyra's most engaging compositions, fascinating works of musique concrète and acousmatic music that both entertain and startle the listener in sound that is enigmatic and easily embraceable, particularly the opening piece "Echos" deconstructing voice, song and laughter in remarkable ways.

Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki: Actions [VINYL] Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki:
Actions [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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"Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra" was originally written by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki for the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by composer himself; this new extended reading and conduction of the score from 2018 was originated and directed by Mats Gustafsson, a powerful update and expansion of the original work.

Giving Shapes, The (Robyn Jacob & Elisa Thorn): Earth Leaps Up Giving Shapes, The (Robyn Jacob & Elisa Thorn):
Earth Leaps Up

(elsewhere -- USA )

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Nine song pieces for piano, harp, and vocal by The Giving Shapes, a Vancouver-based collaborative project between harpist/vocalist Elisa Thorn and pianist/vocalist Robyn Jacob, lovely pieces that weave their two voices with two compatibly yet uniquely timbred strings, merging contemporary popular forms with modern compositional music.

Parker, William: I Plan To Stay A Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield [VINYL] Parker, William:
I Plan To Stay A Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield [VINYL]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $31.95

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Parker's definitive document of his Curtis Mayfield songbook project with Hamid Drake, Dave Burrell, Sabir Mateen, Darryl Foster & Amiri Baraka, promoting Mayfield's positive messages of hope and fortitude.

Roberts, Dean: Not Fire Roberts, Dean:
Not Fire

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Berlin-based songwriter Dean Roberts' first album in 12 years is a collection of dark and melancholic songs, set in unusual formats based around guitar, electronics, strings, with subtle rhythmic elements, performed by Dean's Dark Moth Ensemble, with additional musicians that include Boris Hauf on piano and The Neck's keyboardist Chris Abrahams on harp.

Baby Daddy: S/T [6'' Lathe VINYL] Baby Daddy:
S/T [6'' Lathe VINYL]

(910 Noise -- USA )

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As essential component of the NC 910 Noise Collective, Baby Daddy is the duo of sound artists Carl Kruger and Ryan L. Lewis IV (Obscura Films, Mr. Stonecipher) in a 6" lathe cut vinyl release presenting two succinct tracks: "Computers" merging controlled feedback and aberrant electronic progressions; and "Choices", using rich storms of diverse thick noise.

Yudo, Luiz Henrique : Chamber Works' played by Apartment House Yudo, Luiz Henrique :
Chamber Works' played by Apartment House

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Apartment House play five chamber pieces by American outsider composer Luiz Henrique Yudo, most of whose works are transcriptions into sound of existing artworks, including three short pieces with dedication, the 5 part and quirky "Five Palindromes" and followed by an extraordinary long work based on the patterns in colour artworks, "The Donald Judd Harmonies".

Holterbach, Emmanuel / Blutwurst: Ricercar nell'ombra Holterbach, Emmanuel / Blutwurst:
Ricercar nell'ombra

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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French composer/musician Emmanuel Holterbach was invited to work with the Italian ensemble Blutwurst founded in 2011 by Marco Baldini (trumpet), Edoardo Ricci (reeds) and Daniela Fantechi (piano & accordion), creating this epic 45-minute work focused on tone and sound, in which dense clouds of sound swirl in varying shades from near silence to thunderous intensity.

Falzone, J.P.A. / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Chordioid [2 CDs] Falzone, J.P.A. / Morgan Evans-Weiler:
Chordioid [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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2 CDs of works for violin, piano & vibraphone, composed and performed by two young American composers and members of the ensemble Ordinary Affects, who have recorded music by the Jurg Frey, Magnus Granberg, Michael Pisaro, Eva Maria Houben, &c.; the 1st disc presents the Feldman-esque work of JPA Falzone, while the 2nd contains an exquisite new work by Morgan Evans-Weiler.

Cabado, Tomas / Christoph Schiller: Unconscious Archives Cabado, Tomas / Christoph Schiller:
Unconscious Archives

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Swiss prepared spinet player Christoph Schiller and Argentine guitarist-composer Tomás Cabado, whose work is found on the Wandelweiser label, met in Schiller's studio in Basel to perform compositions from both and to improvise, recording this wonderfully relaxed but compelling music that exists in the fertile grey area between composition and improvisation.

Morris, Joe : Instantiation: Versioning Morris, Joe :
Instantiation: Versioning

(Glacial Erratic -- USA )

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The 2nd album in guitarist Joe Morris' "Instantiation" series, where each part is composed with specific notated and operational components such that it is impossible to perform any part the same way twice, performed with the quintet of Daniel Klingsberg on bass, Alex Quinn on trumpet, Michael Sabin on trombone, Raef Sengupta on saxophone.

Acid Mothers Temple featuring Geoff Leigh: Reverse Of Rebirth Reprise [VINYL] Acid Mothers Temple featuring Geoff Leigh:
Reverse Of Rebirth Reprise [VINYL]

(MVD -- USA )

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Joining the Acid Mothers Temple lineup of guitarist Kawabata Makoto, long time AMT member Higashi Hiroshi on synth, Jyonson Tsu on voice guitar and bouzouki, Satoshima Nani on drums, and Wolf on bass, is Henry Cow legend Geoff Leigh on flute, as they take a more laid back, acid folk approach to extended psych/kraut/prog track like "Dark Star Blues" or "La Novia".

Acid Mothers Temple feat. Geoff Leigh: Reverse Of Rebirth Reprise Acid Mothers Temple feat. Geoff Leigh:
Reverse Of Rebirth Reprise

(MVD -- USA )

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Joining the Acid Mothers Temple lineup of guitarist Kawabata Makoto, long time AMT member Higashi Hiroshi on synth, Jyonson Tsu on voice guitar and bouzouki, Satoshima Nani on drums, and Wolf on bass, is Henry Cow legend Geoff Leigh on flute, as they take a more laid back, acid folk approach to extended psych/kraut/prog track like "Dark Star Blues" or "La Novia".

Swell, Steve Quintet Soul Travelers w/ special guest Leena Conquest: Astonishments Swell, Steve Quintet Soul Travelers w/ special guest Leena Conquest:
Astonishments

(RogueArt -- France )

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The follow-up to trombonist Steve Swell's Soul Travelers album with his quintet of saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc, pianist Dave Burrell, bassist William Parker, and drummer Gerald Cleaver, performing Swell's compositions, four instrumental pieces and two textual songs originally commissioned for Tom Buckner's Interpretation Series, with voice from Leena Conquest.

Jordan, Kidd / Joel Futterman / Alvin Fielder: Spirits Jordan, Kidd / Joel Futterman / Alvin Fielder:
Spirits

(Silkheart -- USA )

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The long-running trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, pianist Joel Futterman and drummer Alvin Fielder, established in 1994 and together until Fielder's passing in 2018, are heard in this incredible 1997 studio recording from New Orleans, 7 collective tracks that start as an invocation and then build in intensity & excitement with a strong spiritual connection; profound.

Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda: Distant Radio Transmission Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda:
Distant Radio Transmission

(Wide Hive -- USA )

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"Distant Radio Transmission" was originally recorded as an improvisation by Roscoe Mitchell, Craig Taborn, and Kikanju Baku in 2013, then transcribed by Stephen P. Harvey in 2016, extended for strings by John Ivers in 2017, and then fully orchestrated by Roscoe Mitchell himself in 2017; the album also includes "Noonah Trio", "Cutouts for Woodwind Quintet" and "8/8/88".

Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda: Distant Radio Transmission [VINYL] Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda:
Distant Radio Transmission [VINYL]

(Wide Hive -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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"Distant Radio Transmission" was originally recorded as an improvisation by Roscoe Mitchell, Craig Taborn, and Kikanju Baku in 2013, then transcribed by Stephen P. Harvey in 2016, extended for strings by John Ivers in 2017, and then fully orchestrated by Roscoe Mitchell himself in 2017; the album also includes "Noonah Trio", "Cutouts for Woodwind Quintet" and "8/8/88".

Grdina's, Gordon The Marrow (w/ Helias / Roberts / Zubot / Honari): Safar-E-Daroon Grdina's, Gordon The Marrow (w/ Helias / Roberts / Zubot / Honari):
Safar-E-Daroon

(Songlines -- Canada )

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Oud player Gordon Grdina's Vancouver/NY project adapting Arabic and Persian forms to a modern jazz approach, in their 2nd release, a wonderfully rich and lyrical album infused with Middle Eastern melodies and rhythms, performed with his excellent The Marrow quintet Joshua Zubot on violin, Hank Roberts on cello, Mark Helias on bass, and Hamin Honari on tombak, daf & frame drum.

Davies, Rhodri : Transversal Time Davies, Rhodri :
Transversal Time

(Confront -- UK )

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Assigning different times systems--standard time, decimal and hex time--to different musicians, harpist Rhodri Davies develops an electroacoustic improvisational environment of unusual perception and sensation, performed live in Cardiff in 2018 with Ryoko Akama, Sara Hughes, Sofia Jernberg, Pia Palme, Andre Parkinson, Lucy Railton, Pat Thomas, & Dafne Vicente.

Virtual Company (Fell / Wastell / Bailey / Gaines): Virtual Company Virtual Company (Fell / Wastell / Bailey / Gaines):
Virtual Company

(Confront -- UK )

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IST, configured as the duo of double bassist Simon H. Fell and cellist/percussionist Mark Wastell, performing a virtual quartet at London's Cafe OTO, using using pre-recorded fragments of solo work from late guitarist Derek Bailey and tap dancer Will Gaines, combined with sections of silence of unforeseeable length, and then combined with the live musicians; amazing.

Oxley, Tony: Beaming Oxley, Tony:
Beaming

(Confront -- UK )

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Known primarily as a free jazz drummer, Tony Oxley has also developed a framework of electronic sound generation and effects for live improvisation, this album conceived by Oxley and performed with drummer Stefan Holker from Oxley's Celebration Orchestra, demonstrating the great advancements in Oxley's ability to create refined sonic material of great detail and dynamic.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil (Ducret / Mitchell / Noriega / Smith): The Fantastic Mrs. 10 Berne's, Tim Snakeoil (Ducret / Mitchell / Noriega / Smith):
The Fantastic Mrs. 10

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Starting in 2012 as a quartet with Oscar Noriega (reeds), Matt Mitchell (piano), and Ches Smith (drums/vibes), then expanded with guitar, saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil now moves to the Swiss Intakt label, swapping guitarists for Marc Ducret, and releasing this fantastically intricate album of Berne compositions + 1 Hemphill piece, launching points for extraordinary soloing!

Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton: Collective Calls (revisited) (jubilee) Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton:
Collective Calls (revisited) (jubilee)

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Reprising their 1972 duo album recorded in a loft in London and employing electronics, the duo of saxophonist Evan Parker and drummer John Lytton revisit that collaboration in this studio album recorded in Chicago, a purely acoustic encounter of remarkable dialog that shows the wealth of experience, skill, and camaraderie developed through the last 50 years.

Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera : Inside Rhythmic Falls Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera :
Inside Rhythmic Falls

(Intakt -- Austria )

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Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz reflects on his upbringing in Santiago de Cuba, evoking the cascades of daily sound and rhythm he heard there, through compositions performed with the trio of fellow Cuban Mauricio Herrera on percussion & marimbula, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, Emeline Michel and Marlene Ramirez-Cancio providing vocals on the powerful opening invocation.

Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet: Long Forms Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet:
Long Forms

(Intakt -- Austria )

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The core members of NY saxophonist Ohad Talmor's Newsreel Sextet are Jacob Sacks (piano), Miles Okazaki (guitars) and Dan Weiss (drums) along with Matt Pavolka on acoustic bass and Shane Endsley on trumpet, performing Talmor's adventurous modern jazz compositions, merging jazz, North Indian traditional and contemporary compositional forms in lyrically embraceable ways.

Tipple (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson): Cartoon Heart Tipple (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson):
Cartoon Heart

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The trans-Atlantic Tipple Trio of David Watson on guitar & smallpipes, Kevin Norton on percussion & drums, and Frode Gjerstad on saxophone, clarinet & alto flute in their 5th album since 2010, a studio recording from the NY area of 15 succinct and diverse approaches to free improvisation, each player shining uniquely and in extraordinary group interplay.

Berne, Tim / Nasheet Waits: The Coanda Effect Berne, Tim / Nasheet Waits:
The Coanda Effect

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A tour de force saxophone duo between two masterful New York players--alto saxophonist Tim Berne and drummer Nasheet Waits--recording live at The Sultan Room in Brooklyn NY in 2019, in two impressive dialogs: "Tensile" for nearly 40 minutes of articulate expression and powerful rhythmic interaction; and the more introspective "5See" of impressive technique and intention.

Shiraishi, Tamio: Sora Shiraishi, Tamio:
Sora

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Japanese saxophonist living in NYC Tamio Shiraishi, an associate of Keiji Haino, has a unique approach to his solo work, often playing outdoors in concert with nature, or using the natural resonance of his performance space, recreating the sounds of wind, birds, water, and any other natural "noise" sounds, here in a live performance at Issue Project Room & 6 studio recordings.

Stevens, John: Search and Reflect [BOOK] Stevens, John:
Search and Reflect [BOOK]

(Rockschool -- UK )

Price: $39.95

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A reprinting of drummer/percussionist John Steven's music workshop manual used in his London-based organisation Community Music with practical application for running music workshops based on improvisation, originally published in 1985, this edition was re-published by Rockschool in 2007, with additional forewords by Steve Beresford and Maggie Nicols.

Weston, Matt: Tell Us About Your Stupor [VINYL] Weston, Matt:
Tell Us About Your Stupor [VINYL]

(7272music -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Innovative experimenter Matt Weston's latest LP is a live recording of two new electroacoustic songs mastered by Jason Lescalleet, inspired by the "revolutionary experimental filmmaker" Joseph Levitch, aka Jerry Lewis, using percussion, electronics & objects in unique, explosive, and unexpected ways to create a wonderfully chaotic audio image of the comedic master.

McPhee / Rempis / Reid / Lopez / Nilssen-Love: Of Things Beyond Thule Vol. 2 McPhee / Rempis / Reid / Lopez / Nilssen-Love:
Of Things Beyond Thule Vol. 2

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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The remainder of the material from Thule V1, performed at Chicago's The Hungry Brain and haunt on a warm and intimate night in December of 2018 from the cross-generational grouping of stellar improvising musicians: Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet & tenor sax, Dave Rempis on alto & baritone saxophones, Tomeka Reid on cello, Brandon Lopez on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion.

Rempis / Rosaly Duo: Codes / Myths [2 CDs] Rempis / Rosaly Duo:
Codes / Myths [2 CDs]

(Aerophonic -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Chicago percussionist Frank Rosaly relocated to Amsterdam in 2016, but his 20+ year collaboration & friendship with Chicago saxophonist Dave Rempis continues, as evidenced in this live performance at Elastic Arts in 2018 during Rosaly's visit back to the Windy City, rewarding listeners with 2 CDs experiencing the two reacquaint through beautifully paced, adventurous dialog.

Wet Ink Ensemble: Glossolalia / Lines on Black Wet Ink Ensemble:
Glossolalia / Lines on Black

(Carrier Records -- USA )

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A NY collective of composers, performers & improvisers dedicated to adventurous music, Wet Ink Ensemble perform saxophonist Alex Mincek's "Glossolalia", an investigation into linguistics through fragmented language; and Sam Pluta's "Lines on Black" written for the individual members of the ensemble in rigorously notated scores, electro-acoustic improvisation, and fixed media composition.

Dunmall / Owston / Jozwiak / Iragabon: Awoto Dunmall / Owston / Jozwiak / Iragabon:
Awoto

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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New York saxophonist Jon Irabagon, performing on alto and Swanee saxophone, joins alto & tenor saxophonist Paul Dunmall for a burning live performance at Sanson Studios in Birmingham in a quartet with bassist James Owston and drummer Tymek Jozwiak, the saxophones weaving and climbing over the powerful and adept rhythm section; formidable!

Schindler, Udo: PNEUMA_Sax+Erde Schindler, Udo:
PNEUMA_Sax+Erde

(FMR -- UK )

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Reedist and mutli-instrumentalist Udo Schindler's first instrument was a soprano sax, and this solo concert at Atelier Ekkelancj Götze in Munich in 2018 brings to the foreground his 40 years of experience, advanced technique, and creative approach to this capricious and demanding instrument, performing a 2-part free-form "PNEUMA-Sax+Erde" and an encore.

Runcible Quintet, The (Metcalfe / Edwards / Magliocchi / Thompson / Northover): Three Runcible Quintet, The (Metcalfe / Edwards / Magliocchi / Thompson / Northover):
Three

(FMR -- UK )

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Working their way backwards from "Five" in 2017 to the new "Three" in 2020, the UK creative improvising quintet of Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar, Adrian Northover on saxophones, John Edwards on double bass, Marcello Magliocchi on drums, and Neil Metcalfe on flute are heard live at London's Iklectik in 2019 for three profoundly exploratory free improvisations.

Gluck, Bob (Wolper / Azmeh / Filiano / Tabbal): Early Morning Star Gluck, Bob (Wolper / Azmeh / Filiano / Tabbal):
Early Morning Star

(FMR -- UK )

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NY pianist & composer Bob Gluck's band with Gluck on piano, Andrea Wolper on voice, Kinan Azmeh on clarinet, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tani Tabbal on drums, blends passionate songs of social justice with captivating improvisational interplay, balancing a love of beautiful melody and sonic innovation, powerful rhythms, and exhilarating interactions between players.

Williamson, Paul Quartet (Williamson / Hoshino / Carbo / Henry): Dark Energy Williamson, Paul Quartet (Williamson / Hoshino / Carbo / Henry):
Dark Energy

(FMR -- UK )

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A tightly integrated group that balance strongly melodic material and fully free and spacious improv from the Melbourne, Australia quartet of Hiroki Hoshino on double bass, Miles Henry on drums, Theo Carbo on guitar, led by trumpeter Paul Williamson, presenting four lyrical modern jazz compositions from both Williamson & Hoshino, and 4 collective improvisations.

Dinner Party, The (Adrian Northover / Pierpaolo Martino / Vladimir Miller): Wednesday Afternoon Dinner Party, The (Adrian Northover / Pierpaolo Martino / Vladimir Miller):
Wednesday Afternoon

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Comprised of Anglo-Russian pianist Vladimir Miller (Moscow Composers Orchestra), Italian double-bassist Pierpaolo Martino (Mondegreen, Howl and Machine3) and British saxophonist Adrian Northover (The Remote Viewers, London Improvisers Orchestra), this collective improv trio brings a lyrical and melodic approach to their performances of graceful and cultivated conversation.

Dunmall / Sanchez / Sanders: A Songbirds Temple Dunmall / Sanchez / Sanders:
A Songbirds Temple

(FMR -- UK )

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The long-running UK collaboration of Paul Dunmall on tenor sax & alto flute and drummer Mark Sanders, is joined by NY pianist Angelica Sanchez to record five superb collective trio compositions, Sanchez and Sanders providing outstandingly active rhythmic foundations over which Dunmall passionately soars, then adding unusual foundations over Sanchez's astute solo sections.

Artefact Agency (Jeans / Luebber / Susnjar): Artefact I, II And III Artefact Agency (Jeans / Luebber / Susnjar):
Artefact I, II And III

(FMR -- UK )

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The collaborative Australian electric jazz trio of Simon Jeans on guitar, Johannes Luebber on keyboards, and Daniel Susnjar on drums, who create semi-composed sonic structures that are used for collective improvisation and also live film scores and contemporary dance works, present 3 "Artefacts" using multiple structures of passionate and melodically inspired playing.

Rumback, Charles (Rumback / Tate / Baker): June Holiday [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Rumback, Charles (Rumback / Tate / Baker):
June Holiday [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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A soulful and lyrically passionate album of modern jazz from Chicago drummer Charles Rumback in a trio with pianist Jim Baker and bassist John Tate, their third album together, with all three bringing compositions to the session, yielding a sensitive and understated yet impeccable balance of melodic music that reveals great strength at its center.

Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake: Balancing Tear  [VINYL] Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake:
Balancing Tear [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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A mix of studio and live recordings in the 2nd collaboration between Chicago's improvising rock trio Mako Sica of Przemyslaw Krys Drazek on trumpets & electric guitar, Brent Fuscaldo on bass and percussion, Chaetan Newell on piano & percussion, meeting with legendary drummer Hamid Drake for an album of expansive, psychedelically-tinged, lushly sonic improvisation.

Chicago Underground Quartet: Good Days [VINYL] Chicago Underground Quartet:
Good Days [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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19 years after the last Chicago Underground Quartet album, this session with Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, electronics & bells, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, and Chad Taylor on drums, percussion and newcomer Josh Johnson on synth bass & keys is a warm reunion, with individual compositions from Taylor, Mazurek & Parker, and two solo pieces by Mazurek and Taylor.

Chicago Underground Quartet: Good Days Chicago Underground Quartet:
Good Days

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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19 years after the last Chicago Underground Quartet album, this session with Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, electronics & bells, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, and Chad Taylor on drums, percussion and newcomer Josh Johnson on synth bass & keys is a warm reunion, with individual compositions from Taylor, Mazurek & Parker, and two solo pieces by Mazurek and Taylor.

Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay: Specifically The Water Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay:
Specifically The Water

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A wide range of approach and style in the debut duo recording from Alex Cunningham (violin) and Claire Rousay (percussion), a free affair of expressive and well-matched interaction, from effusively sophisticated rapport to pointillist dexterity and drive, from moments of intense introspection to cantankerous conversation, a fascinating and unpredictable dialog.

Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay: Specifically The Water [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay:
Specifically The Water [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A wide range of approach and style in the debut duo recording from Alex Cunningham (violin) and Claire Rousay (percussion), a free affair of expressive and well-matched interaction, from effusively sophisticated rapport to pointillist dexterity and drive, from moments of intense introspection to cantankerous conversation, a fascinating and unpredictable dialog.

Cameron, Lisa / Tom Carter / Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten: Tau Ceti [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Cameron, Lisa / Tom Carter / Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten:
Tau Ceti [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Genre-bending free improvisation from the trio of Tom Carter, percussionist Lisa Cameron, and bassist Ingebrigt Håker-Flaten (The Thing), dividing their time between acoustic and electric improvisation as the trio build up from track to track, evolving openly spacious free environments to driving and burning power, finally leaving the listener on "Traveling Spaceways".

Toyozumi, Sabu / Simon Tan / Rick Countryman / Yong Yandsen: Voices Of The Spirit Toyozumi, Sabu / Simon Tan / Rick Countryman / Yong Yandsen:
Voices Of The Spirit

(ChapChap Records -- Philippines )

Price: $13.95

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Recorded during a series of concerts reuniting alto saxphonist Rick Countryman with mentor and friend, drummer Sabu Toyozumi, this live concert at Tago Jazz Cafe in Philippines includes acoustic bassist Simon Tan and free improvising Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen, in an adventurous set of extended performances of intertwining reeds and rhythm; superb!

Logan, Guiseppi: ...And They Were Cool Logan, Guiseppi:
...And They Were Cool

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $13.95

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The second album between the late saxophonist Giuseppi Logan and guitarist Ed Pettersen after the former learned of the Logan's reappearance in the early 2000s, is this collective session with Logan on sax & piano, Jessica Lurie on sax & flute, Larry Roland on double bass, and Ed Pettersen on guitar, originally released in 2013 on the Improvising Beings label.

Logan, Guiseppi: The Giuseppi Logan Project Logan, Guiseppi:
The Giuseppi Logan Project

(Mad King Edmund -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Rediscovered playing in NYC's Tompkins Square park in 2009, iconic saxophone player Giuseppi Logan enjoyed a second life in performing and recording up until his passing in 2020, heard here covering Coltrane, Ellington, and collective improvisation, in a quintet with Cooper-Moore (piano), Larry Roland (acoustic bass), Ed Pettersen (guitar) and Tracy Silverman (electric violin).

Logan, Guiseppi: The Giuseppi Logan Project [VINYL] Logan, Guiseppi:
The Giuseppi Logan Project [VINYL]

(Mad King Edmund -- USA )

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Rediscovered playing in NYC's Tompkins Square park in 2009, iconic saxophone player Giuseppi Logan enjoyed a second life in performing and recording up until his passing in 2020, heard here covering Coltrane, Ellington, and collective improvisation, in a quintet with Cooper-Moore (piano), Larry Roland (acoustic bass), Ed Pettersen (guitar) and Tracy Silverman (electric violin).