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  June 2020
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New York Contemporary Five: Consequences Revisited New York Contemporary Five:
Consequences Revisited

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

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Though short-lived, the New York Contemporary Five brought together NY free players Don Moore on bass, J.C. Moses on drums, Archie Shepp on tenor saxophone, and Don Cherry on trumpet with Danish alto saxophonist John Tchicai, in a remastered edition of their 1966 album "Consequences", expanded with Shepp's revisiting of the material in a sextet with Sunny Murray and Ted Curson.

Brown, Marion: Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited Brown, Marion:
Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited

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

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Reissuing two essential albums from saxophonist Marion Brown--Why Not? (ESP, 1968) and Porto Novo (Polydor, 1969)--the first recorded in NY in a quartet with pianist Stanley Cowell, bassist Sirone and drummer Rashied Ali, the second recorded in The Netherlands in a trio with Han Bennink on drums and Maarten Van Regteren Altena on double bass; essential.

Killick: Old Hat to Clothed Toes [CASSETTE] Killick:
Old Hat to Clothed Toes [CASSETTE]

(H(i)nds(i)ght -- USA )

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Guitarist and creative experimenter Killick Hinds pays homage in abstract and tangential ways to Metallica's 1986 album Master of Puppets, an influence on Killick's youth, which he references somewhere between re-creation and distillation, in a factory-made cassette with 8 pieces he describes as "hypnagogic wake-dreams."

Astroturf Noise (Harmet / Nagano / Swanson / Martin / Bernstein): Astroturf Noise  [VINYL] Astroturf Noise (Harmet / Nagano / Swanson / Martin / Bernstein):
Astroturf Noise [VINYL]

(577 -- USA )

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Astroturf Noise is Sam Day Harmet on mandolin, Sana Nagano on violin, Zach Swanson on bass, Billy Martin on percussion, and Sarah Bernstein on violin, living at the intersection of American folk & roots music and free improvisation, using effects and sonic additions in an unusual mix that the quintet makes completely natural and all their own.

Robinson, Perry / Andrea Centazzo: The Journey Robinson, Perry / Andrea Centazzo:
The Journey

(Ictus -- Italy )

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In the spring of 2015 multi-reedist and wind player Perry Robinson travelled to Southern California for a series of concerts, recording this duo with Italian percussionist living on the US West Coast Andrea Centazzo, a free and open session with Robison on clarinet, micro ocarina & bird calls, and Centazzo also using a MalletKat & sampling.

Hawkins, Alexander / Tomeka Reid : Shards & Constellations Hawkins, Alexander / Tomeka Reid :
Shards & Constellations

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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With intricate interplay and textural passages, Chicago improvising cellist Tomeka Reid and UK pianist Alexander Hawkins present their first collaboration, an exciting set of rapid interchanges of pointillistic playing and introspective playfullness, 9 collective dialogs alongside Leroy Jenkin's piece for "Albert Ayler (His Life Was Too Short)".

Lewis, James Brandon / Chad Taylor: Live in Willisau Lewis, James Brandon / Chad Taylor:
Live in Willisau

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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After their 2018 Off Label release Radiant Imprints, the dynamic pairing of James Brandon Lewis on tenor sax and drummer Chad Taylor, also on Mbira, are heard live at the Jazz Festival Willisau in 2019 for an exciting concert where the two present and reference pieces by Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Duke Ellington, & Dewey Redman, alongside original work from each; superb!

Bascaille: Quelque chose Bascaille:
Quelque chose

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Insanely inventive and obsessive, the Bascaille trio of Antoine Letourneau-Berger, Olivier Tremblay-Noel and Tom Jacques use a mix of traditional and world percussive devices, homemade instruments, objects and amplification to create works of contemporary art and percussion, using equal temperament, microtonality, noise music, improvisation, unison, and polyrhythms.

Normand, Eric: Demission Definitive Du Patron Normand, Eric:
Demission Definitive Du Patron

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Two large compositions by Montreal bassist Éric Normand, the first in a quintet with Camille Brisson, Antoine Simard, Marc-Antoine Mackin and Sébastien Maltais, using electronics, objects and motors; the second an acoustic work performed by the Quasar saxophone quartet of Marie-Chantale Leclerc, Mathieu Leclerc, André Leroux & Jean-Marc Bouchard.

Servant, Robin: Du Souffle Et De L'Espace Servant, Robin:
Du Souffle Et De L'Espace

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Using a diatonic accordion and electronics, Robin Servant from Rimouski, Canada explores the acoustics of the places he visits by making them vibrate with his accordion and electronics, presenting 3 recordings from concerts in PiedNu in Le Havre, France, the Old Theater of St-Fabien, in Quebec, Canada, and at the Beaulieu Culturel du Temiscouata, in Quebec.

Brotzmann, Peter: 14 Love Poems [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter:
14 Love Poems [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Germany )

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Reissuing German saxophonist Peter Brötzmann's 1984 solo album on the FMP label, inspired by a poetry booklet by Kenneth Patchen of the same name, a little known poet whose booklet Brötzmann carried with him around the time of this recording, evoking passionate and emotional playing on alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinets, & tarogato.

Dickey, Whit Trio (w/ Rob Brown / Brandon Lopez): Expanding Light Dickey, Whit Trio (w/ Rob Brown / Brandon Lopez):
Expanding Light

(Tao Forms -- USA )

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The long-running collaboration of NY drummer Whit Dickey and alto saxophonist Rob Brown is joined by relative newcomer, bassist Brad Lopez, in this new trio performing original Whit Dickey compositions that fuel extraordinary collective improvisation, a hard-blowing band that unleashes their controlled creativity in a cycle of six pieces reflecting the power of the universe.

Dorf, The / Phill Niblock: Baobab / Echoes [2 CDs] Dorf, The / Phill Niblock:
Baobab / Echoes [2 CDs]

(XI Records -- Germany )

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Phill Niblock's "Baobob", a rich drone work on a massive scale, is realized by the German sound collective The Dorf (German for The Village) augmented as a 35-member orchestra, released in a 2-CD set alongside "Echoes", a compositions from Jan Klare in three parts recorded the same evening with the same large edition of The Dorf ensemble.

Hwang, Jason Kao / Andrew Drury / Ken Filiano: Human Rites Trio Hwang, Jason Kao / Andrew Drury / Ken Filiano:
Human Rites Trio

(True Sound Recordings -- USA )

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Longtime bandmates Ken Filiano (bass) and Andrew Drury (drums) join violinist Jason Kao Hwang for 6 original compositions, each a progression of gestures, songs, movements and locations that bring the musicians into a state of discovery and compassion, completed during the COVID-19 pandemic and honoring healthcare workers and those tragically lost to the disease.

Jaeger, Kassel / Jim O'Rourke: In Cobalt Aura Sleeps [VINYL] Jaeger, Kassel / Jim O'Rourke:
In Cobalt Aura Sleeps [VINYL]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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Franco-Swiss composer & electroacoustic musician and director of INA GRM, François J. Bonnet, aka Kassel Jaeger, joins forces with sound artist Jim O'Rourke in a followup to their 2017 album Wakes on Cerulean, in a large two-part work of electroacoustic compositions, merging synthetics and drone elements of detailed and absorbing sound.

Mai, Luca T.: Heavenly Guide [VINYL] Mai, Luca T.:
Heavenly Guide [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Starting with a skronky and dark version of Thelonious Monk's "Epistrophy", saxophonist Luca T. Mai of the Italian improv/rock/avant band Zu presents his debut solo album, taking his listeners on a profound journey from heavy improvisation to layered drones and soundscapes, an astonishing excursion between the celestial heights and the dark abyss.

Onda, Aki: Nam June's Spirit Was Speaking To Me [VINYL] Onda, Aki:
Nam June's Spirit Was Speaking To Me [VINYL]

(Recital -- USA )

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NY sound artist Aki Onda pays tribute to multi-media pioneer Nam June Paik (1923-2006), a work inspired after Onda's series of performances at Nam June Paik Art Center in South Korea, here using submerged and anonymous radio signals as a shamanic invocation of Paik's work; includes a 20-page booklet with photos & a remembrance of Paik plus 2 essays on radio-wave phenomena.

Pateras / Baxter / Brown: Live At L'Usine Pateras / Baxter / Brown:
Live At L'Usine

(Cave12 -- Switzerland )

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Using prepared piano (Anthony Pateras), prepared guitar (David Michael Brown) and drums (Sean Baxter) this live concert of two improvisations was captured at l'Usine in Geneva, Switzerland in 2006, an exploratory conversation of dynamic structures and sound that implicitly references modern compositional approaches to keyboard, strings and percussion.

Shipp, Matthew: The Piano Equation Shipp, Matthew:
The Piano Equation

(Tao Forms -- USA )

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The title referencing the discipline and often mathematical basis behind New York pianist Matthew Shipp's work, balanced by fascinating abstractions and a curious mind that drives Shipp's remarkable journeys in solo improvisation, these 11 pieces draw together fundamental elements of the jazz idiom and transform them into something intelligently complex and uniquely Shipp.

Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver : Welcome Adventure! Vol. 1 Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver :
Welcome Adventure! Vol. 1

(577 -- USA )

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After decades playing together, the quartet of Daniel Carter on tenor sax, trumpet & flute, Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, release the first of two planned studio albums, with two extended and remarkably warm collective excursions bookending a shorter "Scintillate", in an exceptionally solid album of masterful modern jazz.

Cleaver, Gerald: Signs Cleaver, Gerald:
Signs

(577 -- USA )

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Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.

Trrma': The Earth's Relief Trrma':
The Earth's Relief

(577 -- USA )

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The project of Southern Italy's Giovanni Todisco (percussion) and Giuseppe Candiano (synthesizer), since 2015 touring Japan and Europe to perform in festivals and venues, this album presents their experimental improvisation combining classic afrikaans and symphonic percussion with modular synthesis, merging ancient rhythms with modern electronic excitement.

Flaherty, Paul / Randall Colbourne / James Chumley Hunt / Mike Roberson: Borrowed From Children Flaherty, Paul / Randall Colbourne / James Chumley Hunt / Mike Roberson:
Borrowed From Children

(577 -- USA )

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Describing his music as "freeform", legendary saxophonist Paul Flaherty uses the music of Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, late-period Coltrane, Peter Brötzmann, &c. as the inspiration for this exhilarating live album captured at Willimantic Records, CT with his quartet of Randall Colbourne on drums, James Chumley Hunt on trumpet, and Mike Roberson on electric guitar.

Jerkagram / Martin Escalante : Parkour Jerkagram / Martin Escalante :
Parkour

(577 -- USA )

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Ater a concert in Los Angeles with Martin Escalante on the same bill, the twin brothers, guitarist Derek Gaines and drummer Brent Gaines, asked the extreme saxophonist to join them in the creation of a new, cathartic form of improvisation, filled with angst and dramatic release, ending with an extended journey in sound and squawk; a gripping album of gritty improv.

Cleaver, Gerald: Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Cleaver, Gerald:
Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 -- USA )

Price: $22.00

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Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.

KNW : <<NORTH ov GOD>> KNW :
<<NORTH ov GOD>>

(Psykomanteum -- USA )

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An album of ecstatic noise improv with an experimental edge from the trio of Ulrich Krieger on tenor saxophone & contrabass clarinet, Nandor Nevai on "throats" & drums, and Wolcott on oscillator & electronics, viciously assertive music in seven track of mostly succinct statements composed or conceived by each of the band members; cathartic.

Nevai, Nandor: The Wooden Machine Music / 2001 Nevai, Nandor:
The Wooden Machine Music / 2001

(ugEXPLODE -- USA )

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Mark Mothersbaugh records five compositions for the Player Piano Forte composed by Nandor Nevai, each an impossible performance for a human being, with each piece named for the number of hands theoretically performing, from "1 Hand" to "5 Hands", driving the Pianoforte into extreme territory of rapidity and complexity in a fascinating set of compositions.

No Mor Musik No Mor Musik:
No Mor Musik

(ugEXPLODE -- USA )

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This puzzling display of punk/jazz surrealism is masterminded by Nondor Nevai on drums and vocals, featuring Weasel Walter on bass and legendary journeyman Kenny Millions (aka Keshavan Maslak) on guitar and reeds, a sort of unholy fusion between extreme metal, bludgeoning noise rock, free jazz, black humor and true stream-of-consciousness improvisation.

Tapio, Jorma / Kaski: Aliseen Tapio, Jorma / Kaski:
Aliseen

(577 -- USA )

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Finnish saxophone & flute player Jorma Tapio and his group Kaski of Ville Rauhala on bass and Janne Tuomi on drums & percussion, with both Tapio and Tuomi playing Kantele, a traditional plucked string instrument, present a beautifully rich and spiritual album named for a shaman's trip to the underworld, reflecting on local folk music and free jazz traditions.

Various Artists (Barry Guy/Joelle Leandre/Rafal Mazur/Paal Nilssen-Love/Zlatko Kaucic/Agusti Fernand Various Artists (Barry Guy/Joelle Leandre/Rafal Mazur/Paal Nilssen-Love/Zlatko Kaucic/Agusti Fernandez/Mats Gustafsson/Ken Vandermark/Mikolaj Trzaska/Peter Brotzmann/Steve Swell/Per Ake Holmlander/Maya Homburger):
Not Two... But Twenty [5 CDs in Wooden Box]

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Not Two Records celebrates their 20th Anniversary with a festival in Wlen, Poland, inviting 13 of the finest European & US improvisers--Guy, Leandre, Mazur, Nilssen-Love, Kaucic, Fernandez, Gustafsson, Vandermark, Trzaska, Brotzmann, Swell, Holmlander, & Homburg--performing in configurations from duo to quintet, released in a limited 5-CD wooden box set.

Von LMO: Future Language Von LMO:
Future Language

(Flemish Masters -- USA )

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The 1981 debut studio album of Von LMO, released independently in 1981 through his label StraZar, dedicated to the advancement of the United States space program, described by music journalist Chuck Eddy as being one of the 500 best albums of heavy metal in his Stairway to Hell book, here in the Flemish Masters edition with the track "Shake, Rattle and Roll".

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred:
Memories Of A Tunicate

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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While both improvisers were in New York City for the 2019 Vision Festival, multi-reedist and European Free Improv legend Peter Brötzmann met Chicago cellist and electronics artist Fred Lonberg-Holm to record their 3rd album together, their 1st album in the studio a diverse set of incredible concentration, with Brötzmann performing on tenor saxophone, woodwind, and clarinet.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs] Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker:
Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

(Fou Records -- France )

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A momentous 2020 concert at London's Cafe OTO, presented in two discs, the 1st with label leader Jean-Marc Foussat in a solo improvisation on synth and voice, the 2nd in a trio with Daunik Lazro on tenor & baritone sax, and Evan Parker on soprano sax, the 2 saxophones weaving and responding to Foussat's remarkable alien soundscapes and vocalization in an immersive extended improvisation.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis:
Blood Moon

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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German saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and Vancouver pianist Kris Davis, both living and working in NY, and having worked together in a variety of groups including Laubrock's Anti-House, a trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Tom Rainey's Obligatto, &c. &c., concentrate their sophisticated playing with this duo album of 7 original compositions and 2 free improvisations.

Mateen, Sabir / Patrick Holmes / Federico Ughi : Survival Situation [VINYL LP + DOWNLOAD] Mateen, Sabir / Patrick Holmes / Federico Ughi :
Survival Situation [VINYL LP + DOWNLOAD]

(577 -- USA )

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Having played together in a variety of settings, but never as a trio, saxophonist Sabir Mateen, clarinetist Patrick Holmes and drummer Federico Ughi met in a recording studio in Tuscany, Italy to record this album of wide-ranging free improvisation, Mateen's Farfisa playing and vocal declamations bringing a Sun Ra element to the vehement and profound dialog.

Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels: Vanishing Light... Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels:
Vanishing Light...

(Ayler -- France )

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Trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez merges his Yells at Eel project with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer/percussionist Stefan Gonzalez, with Texas-based experimental rock band Pinkish Black--Daron Beck on keyboards and Jon Teague on drums & synthesizers--for a gripping and masterful hybrid of improvisation, dark synthetic rock and heavy moods; a riveting journey.

Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice: The Dukes of Bedford Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice:
The Dukes of Bedford

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Exploring the lineage of the Dukes of Bedford, the Russell lineage in Bedford, England, in groupings of acoustic & electric guitarists John Russell, Ray Russell, and Henry Kaiser along with double bassist Ollie Brice, from duos to quartets, eight Duke "Russells" from 1680 to 2003 are explored through intricate and joyfully creative and technically amazing string improvisations.

Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light Smith, Damon:
Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Taking his title from a poem by Octavio Paz with titles from translations by Lysander Kemp of other Octavio Paz poems, this solo album from double bassist Damon Smith is his definitive statement on the instrument: 23 tracks from 46 seconds to 5 minutes 50, developed over 15 years and displaying Smith's incredible technique and creative intent; incomparable.

Ziegele, Omri Tomorrow Trio (w / Bennink / Weber): All Those Yesterdays Ziegele, Omri Tomorrow Trio (w / Bennink / Weber):
All Those Yesterdays

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Using hard bop as his jumping off point, Swiss saxophonist Omri Ziegele Tomorrow Trio with Christian Weber on bass and Han Bennink on drums--musicians who have toured and performed together over years--went into the studio hot off of a 13 day tour to record these 6 Ziegele original compositions, lyrically balanced with room for exemplary soloing and group interplay.

Coltrane, John Quartet: My Favorite Things Graz 1962 Coltrane, John Quartet:
My Favorite Things Graz 1962

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

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The 2nd volume from tenor & soprano saxophonist John Coltrane 1962 tour of Europe and Scandinavia, heard here in late November at Stefaniensaal, Graz with his quartet of pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison, and drummer Elvin Jones, the band playing classic numbers under the influence of Coltrane's expanding drive to transform his music toward greater freedom.

Conference Call (Gebhard Ullmann / Michael Jefry Stevens / Joe Fonda / Dieter Ulrich): Prism Conference Call (Gebhard Ullmann / Michael Jefry Stevens / Joe Fonda / Dieter Ulrich):
Prism

(Not Two -- Poland )

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The tenth Conference Call album and the first with drummer Dieter Ulrich taking over for former drummers Matt Wilson, Han Bennink, George Schuller and Gerry Hemingway, the 20 years journey for this transatlantic band leading to this album captured in the studio in Central NY while on tour, performing 3 original compositions from Ullman, 2 from Fonda, and 2 from Stevens.

Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura: Pentas: Tribute to Eric and Chris Stern Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura:
Pentas: Tribute to Eric and Chris Stern

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura (The NatSat Duo) launch their project Pentas with this album, their 7th as a duo, with compositions from each musician and dedicated as a tribute to Eric and Chris Stern, elder inspirational fans who spoke with the duo after the NY premiere of this music, upon learning that Eric passed away that very night.

Jubileum Quartet (Leandre / Parker / Fermandez / Kaucic): A  UIS ? Jubileum Quartet (Leandre / Parker / Fermandez / Kaucic):
A UIS ?

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Celebrating 40 years of Zlatko Kaucic's professional career as a musician, the quartet of Joelle Leandre on acoustic bass, Evan Parker on tenor saxophone, Agusti Fernandez on piano, and Zlatko Kaucic on drums & objects are heard live at the 23th Cerkno Jazz Festival in 2018 for an extended and stunning set, from the most active to the most introspective of moments.

Krakow Improvisers Orchestra: KIO at Cricoteka Krakow Improvisers Orchestra:
KIO at Cricoteka

(Not Two -- Poland )

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The 13-piece Krakow Improvisers Orchestra approaches their music through conduction and improvisation, founder Paulina Owczarek leading the ensemble in an impressive 3-part work recorded in the studio, an exciting and quirky set using mostly acoustic instrumentation through reeds, brass and two drummer/percussionist, 2 bass players, free vocal improv, synth & guitar.

Lewis, George / Ozana Omelchuk (Studio Dan): Breaking News Lewis, George / Ozana Omelchuk (Studio Dan):
Breaking News

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

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Two works commissioned by the Austrian Studio Dan ensemble: "As We May Feel" by George Lewis, referencing visionary engineer Vannevar Bush's concepts of data linking & association, in a work reminding how music recombines and associates; and Oxana Omelchuk's double concerto for two trombonists, "Wow and Flutter", taking listeners on a profound journey through recording technologies.

London Jazz Composers Orchestra: That Time London Jazz Composers Orchestra:
That Time

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Released for their 50th anniversary, The LJCO, in configurations of up to 21 musicians including Derek Bailey, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Peter Brotzmann, &c., perform works by Kenny Wheeler, Barry Guy, Paul Rutherford and Howard Riley, captured live at the Berliner Jazztage in 1972; at Donaueschingen Musiktage in 1972; in the studio in 1980; and London's Round House in 1980.

Rempis, Dave / Elisabeth Harnik / Michael Zerang: Triple Tube Rempis, Dave / Elisabeth Harnik / Michael Zerang:
Triple Tube

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Recording in Graz, Austria in 2019 at the club Tube's, Chicago alto saxophonist Dave Rempis and drummer Michael Zerang, frequent collaborators with Ken Vandermark and The Resonance Ensemble, joined with Austrian improvising and classical pianist Elisabeth Harnik to record three exuberant and incredibly informed improvisations: "Triple Tube" I through III.

Taylor, Cecil / Tony Oxley: Birdland / Neuburg 2011 Taylor, Cecil / Tony Oxley:
Birdland / Neuburg 2011

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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Performing in the intimacy of the Birdland Jazz Club in 2011, New York innovative pianist Cecil Taylor met with London free jazz legendary percussionist and long-time associate in The Feel Trio, Tony Oxley, Taylor's rapid often percussive approach to the keys pairing with Oxley's percussive work, and both invoking lyrical beauty from the other.

Doneda, Michel: Monstre (PRINT w/ DOWNLOAD) Doneda, Michel:
Monstre (PRINT w/ DOWNLOAD)

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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Performing on soprano and sopranino saxophones, French saxophonist Michel Doneda is heard in concert at Tiasci in Paris for three "Monstre" solo improvisations of quietly emphatic playing using extended techniques and unusual phrasing, released as a limited 250g paper card hand-printed by Normad with an accompanying download code, 1 of 2 art cards initiating an 8-card series.

Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand : Not the music : Les temps fluos [PRINT  w/ DOWNLOAD] Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand :
Not the music : Les temps fluos [PRINT w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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An album of quiet improvisation focused on timbre, rhythm and pensive pacing from the duo of bass clarinetist Philippe Lauzier and bassist Éric Normand, also using objects to create mysterious tones and acoustic sonics, released as a limited 300g paper card hand-printed by Normad with an accompanying download code, 1 of 2 art cards initiating an 8-card series.

Leandre, Joelle / Lauren Newton / Myra Melford: Stormy Whispers Leandre, Joelle / Lauren Newton / Myra Melford:
Stormy Whispers

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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The 13th International Festival of Improvised Music "Ad Libitum" in Warsaw, 2018, themed "Women Alarm!", presented the new trio of Joëlle Léandre (double bass), Myra Melford (piano), and Lauren Newton (free improv voice), performing a masterfully energetic, quirky and indescribably enthralling set of trio and duo improvisations titled "Whisper" 1 through 8.

Phillips, Barre: Thirty Years In Between [2 CDs] Phillips, Barre:
Thirty Years In Between [2 CDs]

(Victo -- Canada )

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The title to be taken literally, these two solo concerts recorded in Canada by French-based US bassist Barre Phillips, the first recorded at Vancouver Western Front in 1989, the 2nd from the 35th International Festival Music Festival of Victoriaville in 2019, both exemplary concerts showing his masterful skills and ability to captivate then and now.

Cliff Trio (Pandelis Karayorgis / Damon Smith / Eric Rosenthal): Precipice Cliff Trio (Pandelis Karayorgis / Damon Smith / Eric Rosenthal):
Precipice

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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Recording at the Lilypad in Cambridge, MA, the Boston-area trio of pianist Pandelis Karayorgis, bassist Damon Smith, and drummer Eric Rosenthal are captured in concert for an adventurous album of free improvisation, Karayorgis's compositions leading this piano trio of magnificent mastery into buoyantly exciting interaction as they take their listeners to a dizzying precipice edge.

Croaks, The (Kuchen / Turner / Rogers): One Of The Best Bears! Croaks, The (Kuchen / Turner / Rogers):
One Of The Best Bears!

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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An album of controlled cacophony and slippery improvisation from the trio of Martin Klapper on amplified objects, toys & small electronics, Martin Kuchen on sopranino & soprano saxophones, snare drum resonator & metal objects, and Roger Turner on drums, small cymbals, metal and plastic, recording in Stokholm as they apparently try to build a shooting bear.

Dahinden, Roland / Hildegarde Kleeb / Harris: Dancing A Stone Dahinden, Roland / Hildegarde Kleeb / Harris:
Dancing A Stone

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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With origins in Switzerland in the Recall Pollock duo of trombonist Roland Dahinden and pianist Hildegard Kleep, this trio with UK electronics artist based in South Africa Cameron Harris has its origin in the quartet CubeZ with visual artist Charbel Ackermann, here focused on their unusual language through acoustic improv altered and complemented by interactive electronics.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Joe Fonda / Ramon Lopez: Intersecting Lives Gregorio, Guillermo / Joe Fonda / Ramon Lopez:
Intersecting Lives

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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A collection of compositions from clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio alongside collective improvisations from the trio with bassist Joe Fonda and drummer Ramon Lopez, sophisticated chamber-oriented jazz from masterful players recording in the studio in New Jersey, as they explore the musical intersection of disparate cultural, geographic and life experiences.

Malfon, Don / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy: Mutations Malfon, Don / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy:
Mutations

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"We don't need to explain anything. Pianist Agusti Fernandez and bass player Barry Guy, probably two most important and creative masters of their instrument and incredibly creative musician work together with great success from many yea...

Ponomarev, Anton Trio (w/ Per Ole Jorgens / Dmitri Lapshin): Dodsdromen Ponomarev, Anton Trio (w/ Per Ole Jorgens / Dmitri Lapshin):
Dodsdromen

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Aggressive "honk-n-skronk" free jazz from the Moscow based trio of alto saxophonist Anton Ponomarev, with Danish drummer Peter Ole Jørgensen (aka P.O. Jorgens known for his work with Peter Brötzmann) and bass guitarist Dmitry Lapshin, in a studio album of eight burning "Circles", demanding skirmishes of fiery imformed collective free jazz.

Riquelme, Matias / Fernando Ulzion: La Trahison Des Mots Riquelme, Matias / Fernando Ulzion:
La Trahison Des Mots

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Using the natural resonance of the Apodaka church in Alava, Spain, the Bilbao-based experimental improvising duo of cellist Francia Matías Riquelme and saxophonist Fernando Ulzion on soprano and alto, present an introspective and informed set of works titled as iconic jazz compositions, an implication of the impressionist approach their expansive and thoughtful playing invokes.

Watts, Trevor Quartet The (Veryan Weston / John Edwards / Marc Sanders): The Real Intention - Cafe O Watts, Trevor Quartet The (Veryan Weston / John Edwards / Marc Sanders):
The Real Intention - Cafe OTO concert

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Drawing from four of the most active and prominent improvisers on the UK free improv scene, saxophonist Trevor Watts leads his quartet with pianist Veryan Weston, bassist John Edwards and drummer Mark Sanders through four free spirited, exhilarating and comprehensive collective conversations captured live at Cafe Oto in London in 2019.