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Musique Actuelle (Quebec, Montreal, Victo, &c)
 
Marsh, Warne Quartet: Ne Plus Ultra Marsh, Warne Quartet:
Ne Plus Ultra

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Pritsker, Gene: Varieties of Religious Experience Suite Pritsker, Gene:
Varieties of Religious Experience Suite

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $7.50

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Sound Liberation is an eclectic chamber ensemble led by guitarist Gene Pritsker, complex and genre-encompassing compositions that embrace compositions, improv, rock, and electronic approaches.

Weiss, Dan: Fourteen Weiss, Dan:
Fourteen

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Xu(e): Brown Jenkin Xu(e):
Brown Jenkin

(Thirsty Leaves Music -- Greece )

Price: $9.71

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The long-standing collaborative project of Nicola Fornasari (also known as Xu) and Andrea Poli in a 10-track album of rhythmically propelled sound composed of radio, distortion, fuzz & ringmod, synth, software modules and samples; dark night brooding music.

Asencio, Jon / Chenard, Sylvie: Ocean a vendre / for sale Asencio, Jon / Chenard, Sylvie:
Ocean a vendre / for sale

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Guitarist and singer Sylvie Chenard in duet with musician/performance artist Jon Asencio, joyfully exploring the energies of resistance and anarchy, in shades of science-fiction and totalitarian reality.

Auclair, Melanie: Decor sonore Auclair, Melanie:
Decor sonore

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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A series of 20 short tracks by cellist Melanie Auclair that combine music with ambient sound with players such as Lori Freedman, Antoine Berthiaume, Luc Sicard, etc.

Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred: Soshin Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred:
Soshin

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Composer and improviser Antoine Berthiaume in a compilation of guitar duos with Derek Bailey and Fred Frith exploring the full range of guitar improvisation.

Berthiaume / SirJacq / Teale: Leaves and Snow Berthiaume / SirJacq / Teale:
Leaves and Snow

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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The trio of Antoine Berthiaume (guitar, percussion), Quentin SirJacq (piano, percussion) and Norman Teale (electronics) mix jazz, contemporary, and rock in an improvisational context.

Berthiaume, Antoine: Small Tease Berthiaume, Antoine:
Small Tease

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Guitarist Berthiaume steps away from composition and jazz to record an album of intricate instrumental guitar songs with folk influences, playing solo and in small ensembles.

Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre: Ellen's Bar Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre:
Ellen's Bar

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Guitarist Antoine Berthiaume leads the trio of Michel Donato (bass) and Pierre Tanguay (drums) in this lively album of eleven original compositions.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari: My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD] Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari:
My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Tim Brady with Bradyworks and Quatuor Molinari in a CD/DVD release of four synchronized musical, video & theater works, ambitious and fascinating compositional pieces.

Carrothers, Bill: Family Life Carrothers, Bill:
Family Life

(Pirouet -- Germany )

Price: $11.25

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Dedicated to his family and filled with photos, pianist Bill Carrother's solo album draws from his personal life in delicate and tender music, a lovely and reflective album from a virtuoso player.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Lieux-dits Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Lieux-dits

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli's debut album is inspired by voyages in the French Alps and the Pyrenees and features artists Jean Derome, Francisco Lozano, Steve Raegele, and Clinton Ryder.

Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault: Ocean pour la suite Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault:
Ocean pour la suite

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A collection of duo recordings featuring guitarist Sylvie Chenard playing with Maryse Poulin (sax), Martin Tetreault (turntables), and Alexandre St-Onge (electronics).

Cote / Ceccarelli: Vulgarites Cote / Ceccarelli:
Vulgarites

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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A plethora of objects being struck and stroked from the meeting of drummers Cote (Bruire, Klaxon Gueule) and Ceccarelli, complex interactions of percussion, feedback and electronics.

Derome, Jean: Canot-camping:expedition 4 Derome, Jean:
Canot-camping:expedition 4

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Excellent recording made while on a canoe and camping trip by 11 improvisers from the Montreal musique actuelle scene on their fourth expedition of the kind.

Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens: 6 Improvisations Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens:
6 Improvisations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Having worked together in many projects for many years, this is the 1st trio record from Montreal improvisers Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein & Rainer Wiens, six free studio improvisations showing the subtle and sophisticated dialog that such long association yields.

Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu: Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu:
Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Two saxophones, two voices; two gargoyles, two satyrs; two forces of nature that agitate, whistle, squeak, scrape, blow, and bite, transforming music into a secular incantation and a banquet of sound.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Bruit court-circuit Ensemble SuperMusique:
Bruit court-circuit

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Danielle Palardy Roger, Alexandre St-Onge and Martin Tetreault each composed works for this stellar group of nine Montreal-based musique actuelle players, a startling and wonderful release of style, approach and concept.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Y'a du bruit dans ma cabane Ensemble SuperMusique:
Y'a du bruit dans ma cabane

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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A supergroup of the AM collective with Derome, Hetu, Labrosse, Roger, Tanguay and Tetrault, in adventurous and far-reaching improvisation that have to be heard to be believed!

Freedman, Lori: 3 Freedman, Lori:
3

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Clarinetist Lori Freedman brought together 3 distinct trios over the course of 3 consecutive nights with a total of 6 other Montreal musicians for live encounters of improvisation.

Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet / Didkovsky, Frith / Lussier, Stewart: Ayaya Moses Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet / Didkovsky, Frith / Lussier, Stewart:
Ayaya Moses

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Fred Frith's leads a quartet of electric guitars (Rene Lussier, Nick Didkovsky, Mark Stewart) through 10 different journeys that explores the dynamic potential of this unique group composition.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Greenlee, Shawn: Nysa Greenlee, Shawn:
Nysa

(Utech Records -- USA )

Price: $8.80

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Harrison / Feliciati / Vu / Powell / Weiss: Holy Abyss Harrison / Feliciati / Vu / Powell / Weiss:
Holy Abyss

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Holy Abyss is a modern, tuneful and occasionally haunting electric jazz collaboration between guitarist Joel Harrison and bassist Lorenzo Feliciati, with Cuong Vu (trumpet), Roy Powell (keys) and Dan Weiss (drums).

Hetu, Labrosse, Parkins, Roger, Tenko: La legende de la pluie Hetu, Labrosse, Parkins, Roger, Tenko:
La legende de la pluie

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Compositions for synthesizers, electric harp, tabletop guitar, accordion, alto saxophone, percussion and voices performed by Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Zeena PArkins, Danielle Palardy Roger, and Tenko.

Horvey, Amy: Interview Horvey, Amy:
Interview

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $11.00

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A collection of narrative and experimental sound worlds for solo trumpet, born out of improvisation and organized through thoughtful collaborations with composers from Canada to Argentina.

Klaxon Gueule (Cote, Falaise, St-Onge): Pour en finir Klaxon Gueule (Cote, Falaise, St-Onge):
Pour en finir

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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Montreal's electroacoustic trio of Michel F Cote (percussion), Bernard Falaise (guitars) and Alexandre St-Onge (bass), in their 6th release, 12 succinct tracks of sophisticated improv merging unorthodox approaches for peculiarly satisfying compositions.

Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge: Grain Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge:
Grain

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Michel F Cote, Bernard Falaise, Alexandre St-Onge, Christof Migone, and Sam Shalabi, all members of the excellent group Klaxon Gueule, in a minimalist release of improv.

Labbe, Pierre: Manivelle Labbe, Pierre:
Manivelle

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Saxophonist Pierre's Labbe's 1st release in 6 years, performing original compositions in a quartet with guitarist Bernard Falaise, drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli & bassist Clinton Ryder.

Lauzier / Martel: Sainct Laurens Lauzier / Martel:
Sainct Laurens

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.00

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Sparse but detailed improvisational journeys from the long-running duo of saxophonist Philippe Lauzier and bassist/electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel.

Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq: Out of Nowhere Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq:
Out of Nowhere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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An engaging encounter between bassist Leandre and pianist Sirjacq, delicate yet intense interaction from two sophisticated & listening players from different generations.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Canard Branchu Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Canard Branchu

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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A rich work for clarinets, bass and drums orchestrated for six musicians including Actuelle core players Lori Freedman, Pierre Tanguay, and Lepage himself, through 14 works that may have something to do with a swamp.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Le lait maternel Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Le lait maternel

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.00

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A superb instrumental exploration of the American musical language - jazz, folk, gospel, rock, bluegrass, orchestral, electronic, minimalism and post-modernism, with improvised parts played by Jean Derome, Jacques Seguin, Guillaume Bourque and Yanik Cloutier.

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Riley, Terry & Scodanibbio, Stefano: Lazy Afternoon Among the Crocodiles Riley, Terry & Scodanibbio, Stefano:
Lazy Afternoon Among the Crocodiles

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $19.95

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Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.00

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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Pinta, Nina & Maria Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Pinta, Nina & Maria

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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3 live recordings from 3 ensembles - GGRIL, Ensemble SuperMusique and ECM+ - exploring relationsips between early music and contemporary creative music; with Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Bernard Falaise, &c. &c.

Schick, Ignaz / Martin Tetreault: Live * 33 * 45 * 78 Schick, Ignaz / Martin Tetreault:
Live * 33 * 45 * 78

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Montreal/Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and Berlin turntablist Ignaz Shcick in two sets of recordings from two encounters in Belgium and Switzerland, 2006.

Tabassian /  Martel / Tabassian: Masafat Tabassian / Martel / Tabassian:
Masafat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Geographic improvisations from this trio of string and percussion players, with each track named by location and distance between Montreal and Chelsea, Ontario.

Templeton, Gavin: Asterperious Special Templeton, Gavin:
Asterperious Special

(Nine Winds -- USA )

Price: $9.50

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A sophisticated modern jazz album from alto saxophonist Gavie Templeton, music based on his grandfather's experience as an Air Corps navigator in WWII, performed in a quartet with pianist Gary Fukushima, bassist Darek Oles, and drummer Joe Labarbera.

Trevor-Briscoe, Tim / Guazzaloca, Nicola: One Hot Afternoon Trevor-Briscoe, Tim / Guazzaloca, Nicola:
One Hot Afternoon

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.41

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Since 1999 the duo of sax/clarinetis Tim Trevor-Briscoe and pianist Nicola Guazzaloca have been playing in Bologna, Italy, giving rise to a unique dialog.

Waters, Patty: Sings Waters, Patty:
Sings

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Digital remaster of Patty Waters' '65 debut album, showing both sides of her vocal prowess as a sensitive ballad singer and an out and outrageous vocal improviser.

Wiens, Rainer: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors Wiens, Rainer:
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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A series of solos and duets between Kalimba player Rainer Wiens and an impressive set of improvisers including Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein, Frank Lozano, &c.

Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay): Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay):
Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.71

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Eleven songs by Montreal trombonist Scott Thomson, settings of poems by P.K. Page (1916-2010), one of Canada's distinguished literary figures, in a band with Pierre Tanguay on drums, Yves Charuest on sax, Nicolas Caloia on double bass, and Susanna Hood on vocals.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les accords intuitifs Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les accords intuitifs

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.86

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Montreal's most creative large ensemble, led by Joane Hetu & Daniell Palardy Roger, in their 5th release presenting works composed between 1976-2015 featuring twenty musicians playing in different combinations, showing the creative breadth and skills of this amazing band.

Hollmer, Lars : Med Mjolad Hand / With Floury Hand [CD + NTSC (All Region) DVD] Hollmer, Lars :
Med Mjolad Hand / With Floury Hand [CD + NTSC (All Region) DVD]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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Lars Hollmer's final release, culled from hours of archival material and personally selected before his death, this is an album rich with melodic, unusual and exultant music; disc 2 is a DVD of a 2005 performance at the Gouveia Art Rock Festival.

Holgersson, Jonas: Snick Snack Holgersson, Jonas:
Snick Snack

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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The debut album of in-demand Swedish drummer Jonas Holgersson, a member of the Jonas Kullhammar Quartet, Magnus Broo Quartet, Jacob Karlsson Trio, &c., here in a trio with Karl-Martin Almqvist (sax) and Christian Spering (bass).

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Red Sky McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Red Sky

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $12.00

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A live recording from the 2008 Kongsberg Jazzfestival of the duo of reedist Joe McPhee and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, extraordinary playing from two masters, keeping their listeners on the edge of their seat in insanely great improvisation.

Pinhas / Merzbow / Wolf Eyes: Victoriaville May 2011 Pinhas / Merzbow / Wolf Eyes:
Victoriaville May 2011

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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French guitarist Richard Pinhas, Japanese electronics and noise artist Merzbow, and the American trio Wolf Eyes performed together at the 2011 Victo Festival, with this massive recording one result.

Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak: Crunch Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak:
Crunch

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

Price: $8.40

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The free improvising quartet of Jack Wright on alto and soprano sax with three electronic artists--Andrea Pensado, Stephanie Lak, and Walter Wright--recording in the studio in Philadelphia PA for two extended pieces of unusual character and dynamic.

GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Geste GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee):
Geste

(Tour de Bras -- France )

Price: $13.95

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Eric Normand's Quebec based 12-piece GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation) in an album of 5 improvisations and a piece by percussionist Danielle P. Roger; wonderfully creative music with eclectic instrumentation that's simultaneously challenging and fun.

Nigredo: Lunas Negras [CASSETTE] Nigredo:
Lunas Negras [CASSETTE]

(Small Scale Music -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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Vocalist and guitarist Geraldine Celerier Eguiluz leads this Montreal string ensemble with voice and percussion through free improvisation that integrates musicians, language, friends, and accomplices in creating unique and explorative song environments.

Satie, Erik: Piano Works (Aldo Ciccolini) <i>[Used Item]</i> Satie, Erik:
Piano Works (Aldo Ciccolini) [Used Item]

(EMI -- France )

Price: $9.00

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1986 recording of Erik Satie's piano works from pianist Aldo Ciccolini, including "Trois Gymnopedies", "Six Gnossiennes", and "Trois Morceaux en forme de poire" with Gabriel Tacchino.

Horvey, Amy: Interview <i>[Used Item]</i> Horvey, Amy:
Interview [Used Item]

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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A collection of narrative and experimental sound worlds for solo trumpet, born out of improvisation and organized through thoughtful collaborations with composers from Canada to Argentina.

Gobeil, Gilles & Lussier, Rene: Le Contrat Gobeil, Gilles & Lussier, Rene:
Le Contrat

(Empreintes Digitales -- Canada )

Price: $10.00

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Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain): Hommage a Leduc, Borduas Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain):
Hommage a Leduc, Borduas et Riopelle

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $7.17

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Composer Simon Martin pays hommage to Quebec painters Ozias Leduc, Paul-Emile Borduas, and Jean-Paul Riopelle in contemplative works for each artist, performed by the ensembles Quatuor Bozzini, Quasar quatuor de saxophons, and Trio de guitares contemporain.

Quasar (quatuor de saxophones): Du souffle Quasar (quatuor de saxophones):
Du souffle

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $6.88

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Montreal saxophone quartet Quasar (Jean-Marc Bouchard, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, & Andre Leroux) in their 3rd incredible album of contemporary saxophone compositions, presenting 14 rich and varied compositions, including commissioned and premier works.

Seino, Takumi / Antoine Berthiaume: ARC - Beneath the Surface Seino, Takumi / Antoine Berthiaume:
ARC - Beneath the Surface

(Voice of Silence -- Japan )

Price: $10.80

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