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Boston Area Improvisers


 
Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra: 1000 Words Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra:
1000 Words

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The duo of trombonist Jeb Bishop and saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra in a studio release from Chicago performing a dozen succinct free improvisations using nothing but their horns and mutes.

Dijkstra, Jorrit : Music for Reeds and Electronics: Oakland Dijkstra, Jorrit :
Music for Reeds and Electronics: Oakland

(Driff Records -- USA )

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A curious and remarkably enjoyable collection of works from Jorrit Dijkstra (sax, lyricon and electronics) in a quintet with Phillip Greenlief (reeds), Kyle Bruckman (double reeds & electronics), Frank Gratkowski (reeds), and Jon Raskin (sax & electronics).

Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul: Something About Water Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul:
Something About Water

(Libra -- Japan )

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8 remarkable and collaborative duets from pianists Satoko Fujii and free jazz legend Paul Bley, and 3 lovely solo pieces of extended technique and color.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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

Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell: Window and Doorway Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell:
Window and Doorway

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The trio of Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Steve Swell (trombone) and Pandelis Karayorgis (piano) use their unique selection of instruments to play an original set of composition and improv.

Gregorio, Guillermo Trio: Red Cube(d) Gregorio, Guillermo Trio:
Red Cube(d)

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

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Harada Condanction Ensemble, Masashi: Enterprising Mass of Cilia Harada Condanction Ensemble, Masashi:
Enterprising Mass of Cilia

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Following the success of "Enter the Continent", Masashi Harada dance-conducts a somewhat larger group of mostly Boston-based musicians, including Greg Kelley and Bhob Rainey, among others.

Harada, Masashi: Condanction Ensemble (1999) Harada, Masashi:
Condanction Ensemble (1999)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Both eight and six-piece ensembles are conducted by Masashi Harada dancing. Artists include Greg Kelley, Tucker Dulin, Christian Pincock, Eric Carlson, Bhob Rainey, Aleta Cole, Dan Levin, Mike Bullock and Phil Tomasic.

Kahn, Jason and Asher: Planes Kahn, Jason and Asher:
Planes

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Sonic explorer Jason Kahn & Asher Thal-Nir in a 2008 concert at Boston's Axiom Gallery for a performance that creates inspired sound worlds by layering Kahn's planes of sound with Asher's environmental processing.

Karayorgis, Pandelis / Jeff Charland / Luther Gray: Cocoon Karayorgis, Pandelis / Jeff Charland / Luther Gray:
Cocoon

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The Boston based trio of pianist Pandelis Karayorgis, bassist Jef Charland and drummer Luther Gray documented their work on their own compositions in 2012, after a year's worth of monthly concerts.

Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet: Circuitous Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet:
Circuitous

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Some of Chicago's top improvisers in a set of new compositions by pianist Karayorgis, featuring reed players Rempis and Jackson in various powerful sax and clarinet combinations.

Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy: Thread Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy:
Thread

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Performing on cello, piano, prepared guitar, tapes, and the mixing desk itself, Anthea Caddy, Magda Maya, and Annette Krebs present two improvisations, one from the studio and one live in Boston.

Maneri, Joe / Masashi Harada: Pinerskol Maneri, Joe / Masashi Harada:
Pinerskol

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Pianist, flautist & vocalist Masashi Harada and the late saxophonist Joe Maneri worked together from the mid 80s, here in a studio work from 2003 of great creative power.

Rempis, Dave / Darren Johnston / Larry Ochs: Spectral Rempis, Dave / Darren Johnston / Larry Ochs:
Spectral

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Inspired by Larry Ochs' Rova and Darren Johnston's collaborations with Rempis, this free-improvising trio began life in 2011, developing an "invisible architecture" that guides their playing, as heard in these seven superb recordings.

The Whammies (Dijkstra / Oliver / Karayorgis / Roebke / Bishop / Bennink): Play The Music Of Steve L The Whammies (Dijkstra / Oliver / Karayorgis / Roebke / Bishop / Bennink):
Play The Music Of Steve Lacy: Vol. #2

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The sextet of Jorrit Dijkstra (sax), Pandelis Karayorgis (piano), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Mary Oliver (violin), Nate McBride (bass) and Han Bennink (drums) once again take on the music of Steve Lacy in this second volume.

Vandermark, Ken / Karayorgis, Pandelis: Foreground Music Vandermark, Ken / Karayorgis, Pandelis:
Foreground Music

(Okka -- USA )

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Whammies, The (Dijkstra / Oliver / Karayorgis / Roebke / Bishop / Bennink): Play The Music of Steve Whammies, The (Dijkstra / Oliver / Karayorgis / Roebke / Bishop / Bennink):
Play The Music of Steve Lacy Vol. 3, Live

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Recorded during their 2014 tour, Jorrit Dijkstra (sax), Pandelis Karayorgis (piano), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Mary Oliver (violin), Jason Roebke (bass) and Han Bennink (drums) recorded this new set of inspired Steve Lacy & Monks tunes primarily in Padova, Italy.

Whammies, The (Djikstra / Karayorgis / Bishop / Oliver / McBride / Bennink): Play The Music of Steve Whammies, The (Djikstra / Karayorgis / Bishop / Oliver / McBride / Bennink):
Play The Music of Steve Lacy

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The sextet of Jorrit Dijkstra (sax), Pandelis Karayorgis (piano), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Mary Oliver (violin), Nate McBride (bass) and Han Bennink (drums) take on the music of Steve Lacy in unexpected and impressive ways.

Zorn, John: What Thou Wilt Zorn, John:
What Thou Wilt

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Three compositional works from Zorn: 1999's violin concerto "Contes de Faes"; and two intense pieces of "Crowleana", a bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and a work for 3 cellists.

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.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c):
Bathysphere

(Driff Records -- USA )

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A 15-member ensemble of Boston area improvisers plus guests Jeb Bishop, Tony Malaby and Taylor Ho Bynum, taking their name from the deep-sea submersibles used for exploring, as this band survey's large form improvisation that blends free and melodic jazz in adventurous ways.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Never Odd Or Even Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Never Odd Or Even

(Driff Records -- USA )

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15 wonderfully creative works from Boston-area saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, also on lyricon, analog synth and effects pedals, creating a one-man-band of unconventional sonic textures layered live, over which he improvises in fun and profound ways.

Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton): Matchbox Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton):
Matchbox

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Blending melodic strength with post-bop intensity, Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra on alto sax, lyricon & analog synth, Pandelis Karayorgis on piano, Nate McBride on bass and Curt Newton on drums present 10 exuberant and unique modern jazz compositions.

Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo: Flawless Dust Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo:
Flawless Dust

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo meets Boston guitarist Garrison Fewell for 10 freely improvised duets of strong dialog balancing technical and lyrical skills with an ebullient intensity and warm spirit, engaging the listener in their joyful dialog.

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! [VINYL] Fiuczynski, David:
Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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Dedicated to both composer Olivier Messiaen and hip-hop record producer J Dilla, David Fiuczynski uses non-Western tuning to show the connections between exotic bird calls and J Dilla's 'flam beats' while referencing Messiaen, Gagaku, and other Pan-Asian ingredients.

Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard: Polynya Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard:
Polynya

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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The debut album of this focused and intrepid Chicago trio led by saxophonist Dave Rempis with young stalwarts Ryan Packard on percussion and electronics, and Netherlands transplant Albert Wildeman, for three extended improvisations recorded live and in the studio.

Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker: Perihelion [2 CDs] Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker:
Perihelion [2 CDs]

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Following their 2013 release "Aphelion", the working trio of Dave Rempis on sax, Joshua Abrams on bass & clarinet, and Avreeayl Ra on drums release their 2nd collaboration in a 2-CD album of live and studio improvisations, adding Jim Baker on keys and electronics for the 2nd disc.

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! Fiuczynski, David:
Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam!

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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Dedicated to both composer Olivier Messiaen and hip-hop record producer J Dilla, David Fiuczynski uses non-Western tuning to show the connections between exotic bird calls and J Dilla's 'flam beats' while referencing Messiaen, Gagaku, and other Pan-Asian ingredients.

Xenakis: Works With Piano [DVD] <i>[Used Item]</i> Xenakis:
Works With Piano [DVD] [Used Item]

(Mode -- USA )

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DVD Edition: Aki Takahashi follows up her acclaimed 1st disc of Xenakis piano works with these works for piano with instruments, joined by the JACK Quartet, the Callithumpian Consort, and Rohan de Saram.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

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

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes <i>[Used Item]</i> Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

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 )

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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.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures <i>[Used Item]</i> Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures [Used Item]

(&Records -- Canada )

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Felizardo, Filipe: Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog <i>[Used Item]</i> Felizardo, Filipe:
Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog [Used Item]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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The third solo venture for Lisbon-based guitarist and visual artist Filipe Felizardo, performing without effects and loops over a lush and spare framework, for a "ghost blues meditation" in 8 movements of focused, beautifully paced and sonically oriented playing.

Glerum Omnibus: Omnibus Two <i>[Used Item]</i> Glerum Omnibus:
Omnibus Two [Used Item]

(Favorite -- The Netherlands )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

Review Copy, not new but in mint condition. May have a strike, the word "Promo" or a drill hole. Inquire on condition if you are concern...

Pita: Get Off <i>[Used Item]</i> Pita:
Get Off [Used Item]

(Hapna -- Sweden )

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Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

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.

Holdsworth, Allan: None Too Soon <i>[Used Item]</i> Holdsworth, Allan:
None Too Soon [Used Item]

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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BOLT (Dijkstra / Fujiwara / Rosenthal / Hofbauer): Shuffle BOLT (Dijkstra / Fujiwara / Rosenthal / Hofbauer):
Shuffle

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The Boston-based BOLT quartet of Jorrit Dijkstra (sax), Eric Hofbauer (guitar), Junko Fujiwara (cello), Eric Rosenthal (drums) chose the 19 pieces on this release from 36 improvised pieces, ranging from "energy-orgies of free jazz [to] sparse electronic soundscapes".

Platz / Demos / Delvo / McLellan: Differential Equations Platz / Demos / Delvo / McLellan:
Differential Equations

(Skycap Records -- Germany )

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Boston guitarist Jeff Platz brought long-time partners Kit Demos (bass) & John McLellan (drums & electronis) into the studio with Italian saxophonist Fabio Delvo to record this angular and rewarding set of swinging free improvs, including a nod to Bill Burroughs.

String Theory [Boston, USA]: Condensed Phases of Matter String Theory [Boston, USA]:
Condensed Phases of Matter

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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String Theory was formed as the string section for Boston's Leap of Faith Orchestra, the core being David Peck on reeds, game calls, fog horn, sirens, &c, and Glynis Lomon on cello, aquasonic and voice, with Jane Wang (cello) and Mimi Rabson (violin), creating a wonderfully assertive and somewhat skewed approach to improvisation, captured live at Mobius in Cambridge, 2016.

Leap of Faith: Unbounded Sets Leap of Faith:
Unbounded Sets

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Two live recordings of the Boston area Leap of Faith quintet of David Peck (reeds and winds, percussion), Glynis Lomon (cello, percussion), Dan O'Brien (winds, percussion), Zach Bartolomei (sax, percussion), and Yuri Zbitnoff (drums and percussion), captured in Somerville in 2016 and New York City in 2017, for detailed, assertive, unique approaches to improv.

Leap of Faith Orchestra: Possible Universes Leap of Faith Orchestra:
Possible Universes

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Started in 1995 as an interdisciplinary unit of improvisational artists led by Boston area reedist/multi-instrumentalist David Peck and cellist Glynis Lomon, exploring multi-phonics, glissando, microtones, graphic & descriptive scores, and extended techniques, expanding the ensemble with like-minded musicians, here in this 2017 recording of full 24-piece orchestra.

Turbulence Doom Choir: Energy Cascades Turbulence Doom Choir:
Energy Cascades

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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One of the Boston area's incredible, eclectic collective organizations from David PEK's Evil Clown is Turbulence Doom Choir, a quintet with three brass players, drums, reeds, and a variety of percussive, wind instruments, game calls, &c., presenting large scale improvisations of uniquely evolving approaches, instrumentation, and heavy rhythms, a powerful brew.

Leap of Faith Orchestra: Supernovae Leap of Faith Orchestra:
Supernovae

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Boston area composer and multi-instrumentalist David Peck developed a unique approach to scoring for this large and idiosyncratic ensemble, referred to as Frame Notation, giving descriptions of sonority, time scale, events, playing occurrences, &c, leaving a great deal of freedom for these extraordinary musicians, as borne out in their incredible and extended performance.

Leap of Faith Orchestra: The Expanding Universe Leap of Faith Orchestra:
The Expanding Universe

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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The Leap of Faith Orchestra is a large improvisation ensemble comprised of 5 ub-units--Leap of Faith, Metal Chaos Ensemble, String Theory, Turbulence, and the New Language Collaborative--all assembled here for a massive and far-ranging experience, scored with time indices and English language descriptions by leader David Peck; dense and spectacular.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Intermetallic Compounds Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Intermetallic Compounds

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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A massive and metallic improvisation from the Boston area trio of David Peck, Andria Nicodemou, and Yuri Zbitnoff, using metal, drums, bells, aquasonic, daxophone, guzheng, vibes, bells, sax, clarinet and reeds in an intense journey that absorbs the listener and then draws them into a turbulent world of active sound, receding again at journey's end; amazing.

Billington / Shippy / Wyche: [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD CODE] Billington / Shippy / Wyche:
[CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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A Chicago trio that blends jazzrock, noise and experimental approaches to free improvisation, from drummer Ben Billington (Tiger Hatchery), guitarist Daniel Wyche (US Maple, Invisible Things), and guitarist Mark Shippy (US Maple, Invisible Things), an upbeat and unflagging display of sound in three recordings that lace a consistently controlled chaos.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker: Perihelion [2 CDs]

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo: Flawless Dust

Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere

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

Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton): Matchbox

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam!

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements

Karayorgis, Pandelis / Jeff Charland / Luther Gray: Cocoon

Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet: Circuitous

Whammies, The (Dijkstra / Oliver / Karayorgis / Roebke / Bishop / Bennink): Play The Music of Steve

Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard: Polynya

Leap of Faith Orchestra: Possible Universes

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity

Rempis, Dave / Darren Johnston / Larry Ochs: Spectral

Billington / Shippy / Wyche: [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD CODE]

String Theory [Boston, USA]: Condensed Phases of Matter

The Whammies (Dijkstra / Oliver / Karayorgis / Roebke / Bishop / Bennink): Play The Music Of Steve L

Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra: 1000 Words