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Recordings featuring brass instruments - trumpets, trombones, tubas, other horns
 
Evans, Peter Quartet: ! Evans, Peter Quartet:
!

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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NY trumpeter Evans' 1st recording as a leader with guitarist Brandon Seabrook, bassist Tom Blancarte & drummer Kevin Shea, mixing 50-60's jazz and noise in wild and kinetic free improv.

Evans, Peter Quartet: Live in Lisbon Evans, Peter Quartet:
Live in Lisbon

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Trumpeter Evan's Quartet with Ricardo Gallo, Tom Blancarte and Kevin Shea at the 2009 Jazz em Agosto Festival brilliantly restructuring jazz standards into collective compositions.

Evans, Peter: nature/culture Evans, Peter:
nature/culture

(psi -- Great Britain )

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A sequel to his highly-acclaimed 1st solo trumpet CD "More is More", demonstrating extreme creative and technical skills in studio and concert settings.

Forsyth, Chris / Wooley, Nate: The Duchess of Oysterville Forsyth, Chris / Wooley, Nate:
The Duchess of Oysterville

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00    

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Glue (Arthurs / Perkin / Dimitriadis): Chats With The Real McCoy Glue (Arthurs / Perkin / Dimitriadis):
Chats With The Real McCoy

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The 2nd release from the free improvising trio of trumpeter Tom Arthurs, bassist Miles Perkins, and drummer Yorgo Dimitriadis, recording in the studio in Berlin, 2012 for 8 collective improvisations with melodic strength and intensive communication.

Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris): Now Is Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris):
Now Is

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten is joined by key improvisers Joe McPhee (sax), Joe Morris (guitar) and Nate Wooley (trumpet) for this improvised studio recording, free improvisation with the influence of swing and blues.

Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob Halvorson / Radding / Wooley:
Crackleknob

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Free improvisation from a trio of New Yorkers working in abstract territory but maintaining the pieces in compact works that are succint and spontaneously focused.

Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler): Horns 1.2 Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler):
Horns 1.2

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler's pseudo-drone piece for the ensemble of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux (alto sax), Fidel Fourneyron (trombone) and Luis Laurain (trumpet) where the players keep the sound alive while moving in a small, pre-established musical perimeter.

Kelley, Greg / Jason Lescalleet: Forlorn Green Kelley, Greg / Jason Lescalleet:
Forlorn Green

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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Land of Marigold (Joshua Zubot & Ellwood Epps): Creosote Land of Marigold (Joshua Zubot & Ellwood Epps):
Creosote

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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The Montreal duo of trumpeter Ellwood Epps and Josh Zubot on violin and low octave violin for 9 upbeat, technically superb and intricate instant improvisations, what they refer to as "foot-tapping for ghosts, seeing the northern lights from underwater".

Lytton / Wooley + Ikue Mori and Ken Vandermark: The Nows [2 CDs] Lytton / Wooley + Ikue Mori and Ken Vandermark:
The Nows [2 CDs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Nate Wooley and Paul Lytton continue their collaborations, extending their new duo recordings with live tracks from The Stone in NYC with Ikue Mori, and at Chicago's Hideout with Ken Vandermark.

Mazurek, Rob: Silver Spines Mazurek, Rob:
Silver Spines

(Delmark -- USA )

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Multi-instrumentalist Rob Mazurek performs solo on cornet, moog, laptop, found sounds, and tubular bells, releasing a distinctive set of compositions showing the many facets of one of Chicago's most driven and creative artists.

McPhee, Joe: As Serious As Your Life [reissue] McPhee, Joe:
As Serious As Your Life [reissue]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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In 1996, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Joe McPhee's first solo release, McPhee recorded this remarkable album of solo reeds, pocket cornet, and electronics, using overdubbing to create gripping music including an homage to Miles Davis and unique versions of standards.

Morris / Fernandez / Wooley: From The Discrete To The Particular Morris / Fernandez / Wooley:
From The Discrete To The Particular

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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An incredible trio of two New York improvisers - Joe Morris on guitar and trumpeter Nate Wooley - with European free improv legend pianist Augusti Fernandez, for 7 remarkable free improvisations of astounding skill.

Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans: Scenes in the House of Music Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans:
Scenes in the House of Music

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The classic European Free Improv trio of Evan Parker, Barry Guy and Pual Lytton is joined by New York trumpeter Peter Evans for an incredible live concert at Casa de Musica, Portugal.

Perlowin, Shane / Jacob Wick : Objet A [CASSETTE] Perlowin, Shane / Jacob Wick :
Objet A [CASSETTE]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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A freely improvised collaboration between Ahleuchatistas guitarist Shane Perlowin and trumpeter Jacob Wick, both using a contemplative approach of unusual and extended techniques while allowing space and tension to develop their deceptively rich dialog.

Sellers, Joey: What the...? <i>[Used Item]</i> Sellers, Joey:
What the...? [Used Item]

(Circumvention -- USA )

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"Trombonist/composer Joey Sellers could be called a contrarian. Instead of following the solo trombone precedents set by George Lewis, Albert Mangelsdorf and Paul Rutherford ― all pretty serious affairs ― Sellers is positive...

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

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

Tamura, Natsuki: A Song For Jyaki  <i>[Used Item]</i> Tamura, Natsuki:
A Song For Jyaki [Used Item]

(Leo Lab -- Great Britain )

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"Relying on twisted, distorted, and primitive sounds, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura blows alone on this unusual recording. With a nod to fellow trumpeters Herb Robertson and Lester Bowie, Tamura -- the spouse of new-music pianist Satoko Fuji...

Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat Tamura, Natsuki:
Dragon Nat

(Libra -- Japan )

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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.

Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat <i>[Used Item]</i> Tamura, Natsuki:
Dragon Nat [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.

Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley): Quadrologues Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley):
Quadrologues

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York's Transit with Jeff Arnal, Seth Misterka, Reuben Radding and Nate Wooley, intelligently designed, unpredictable static and the hyper active free-jazz!

Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley): Transit Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley):
Transit

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan:
Stereo Trumpet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.

Vogt, Michael: Argonautika Vogt, Michael:
Argonautika

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Wooley  / Lytton: Creak Above 33 Wooley / Lytton:
Creak Above 33

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Cantankerous and brilliantly executed improvisation continuing the partnership of percussionist/live electronician Lytton and trumpet/amplifier player Nate Wooley.

Wooley / Lytton / Grubbs: Seven Storey Mountain Wooley / Lytton / Grubbs:
Seven Storey Mountain

(Important Records -- USA )

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A trans-generation group of some of modern music's finest peforming a piece about ecstatic experience, a commission from the Festival of New Trumpet Music performed live in NYC, 2007.

Wooley, Nate: Wrong Shape to be a Story Teller Wooley, Nate:
Wrong Shape to be a Story Teller

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Oki, Itapu / Axel Dorner: Root Of Bohemian Oki, Itapu / Axel Dorner:
Root Of Bohemian

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Two trumpeters 20 years apart, Germany's Axel Dorner and Japan's Itaru Oki are both known for their versatile approach to jazz, from traditional to the freest forms using extended techniques, in a unique dialog challenging the limits of the horn with fascinating results.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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To TILT: Volume One To TILT:
Volume One

(Tilt Brass -- USA )

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TILT Brass is a Brooklyn-based experimental music organization led by Chris McIntyre dedicated to expanding contemporary brass performance via two ensembles, TILT Creative Brass Band (CBB) and TILT SIXtet.

Ballou, Dave : Solo Trumpet Ballou, Dave :
Solo Trumpet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Baltimore brass player and composer Dave Ballou, know for Either/Orchestra, Meridian Art Ensemble, John Hollenbeck's Large Ensemble, Satoko Fujii ensembles, &c, in an intimate, diverse, and informed solo album performed on Bb trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, and mutes.

Rutherford, Paul: The Gentle Harm of the Bourgeoisie Rutherford, Paul:
The Gentle Harm of the Bourgeoisie

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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A reissue of Emanem 3305 (3403) with extra material from the same sessions from free improvising trombonist Paul Rutherford recorded in 1974, presenting a then-rare example of the instrument and approaches that were avant, humorous, technical, and amazingly inventive.

Filip, Klaus / Leonel Kaplan: Tocando Fondo Filip, Klaus / Leonel Kaplan:
Tocando Fondo

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two slowly unfolding improvisations from trumpeter Leonel Kaplan using extended and unconventional techniques, and electronic artist Klaus Filip performing on sine waves, in a two part extended piece recorded in Buenos Aires after the two met in live performance.

Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher: Radio Tweet Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher:
Radio Tweet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The long-standing duo of trumpeter Birgit Uhler, also on radio, speaker & objects, and free improvising vocalist Ute Wasserman, in an album of 8 unbelievable improvisations of a unique and sometimes bizarre character, holding one's attention from its outlandish nature--superb!

Tiptons, The: Strange Flower Tiptons, The:
Strange Flower

(Spoot -- USA )

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The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet plus drums led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie blend jazz, Afro-Cuban, Balkan, Klezmer, a capella vocals, and more into an energetic and ebullient mix.

Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston: Everybody's Somebody's Nobody Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston:
Everybody's Somebody's Nobody

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bay Area trumpeter Darren Johnston meets improvising guitar legend Fred Frith for an incredibly well-paced series of duos, remarkable improv that uses space, skill, extended techniques and unexpected approaches to both instruments in vivid and beautiful discourse.

Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor: On The Way To Two <i>[Used Item]</i> Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor:
On The Way To Two [Used Item]

(CamJazz -- USA )

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A tribute to the passing of both trumpet and flugelhorn Kenny Wheeler and long-time collaborator, pianist John Taylor, in a subtle conversation of two partners with superb skill and taste "suggesting, agreeing, mildly disagreeing, but never at cross purposes".

Hayward, Robin: Rubble Master [CASSETTE] Hayward, Robin:
Rubble Master [CASSETTE]

(Cassauna -- USA )

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Microtonal tubist Robin Hayward in a solo cassette release of two extended explorations of noise production, with the lips and tongue acting as noise generators that are filtered using half-valve techniques, using live electronics to create hallucinatory effects of motion.

Forsyth, Chris / Nate Wooley: Third [VINYL] Forsyth, Chris / Nate Wooley:
Third [VINYL]

(Rekem Records -- Great Britain )

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The 3rd collaboration between guitarist Chris Forsyth and trumpeter Nate Wooley following "The Duchess of Oysterville" and "Chocolate Monk", here recording live in concert in Philadelphia for the two part "Evening Rage", creating rich sonic palettes of unexpected sound.

Wooley / Lonberg-Holm / Roebke: Throw Down Your Hammer And Sing Wooley / Lonberg-Holm / Roebke:
Throw Down Your Hammer And Sing

(Porter Records -- USA )

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This NY trio create an alien landscape of strange sounds that ebb and flow between sparse instrumentation and dense layers of sound, experimental improv at its best!

Wooley, Nate & MIVOS Quartet: Atemwende Wooley, Nate & MIVOS Quartet:
Atemwende

(Ignoring Gravity Music -- Germany )

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A composition for string quartet and trumpet in 9 parts by German composer Bojan Vuletic, a work inspired by and dedicated to Paul Celan, performed with the MIVOS String Quartet & Nate Wooley, and premiered in NYC's Issue Project Room.

Thomson, Scott: Heures Indues Thomson, Scott:
Heures Indues

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Co-founder of the Association of Improvising Musicians in Toronto (AIMToronto) and a member of The Rent, Scott Thomson presents a solo trombone release of explorative approaches to the instrument, masterful work from one of Canada's leading improvisers.

Swell, Steve: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Improviser Swell, Steve:
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Improviser

(Swell Records -- USA )

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A diverse and engrossing solo album from NY-based, global travelling trombonist Steve Swell, showing vast creative and technical skills through unusual techniques that balance with inventive and lyrical approaches to the horn, a tour-de-force of modern playing.

Evans, Peter: Lifeblood [USB Drive] Evans, Peter:
Lifeblood [USB Drive]

(More Is More -- USA )

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Trumpeter Peter Evans' first solo release in over 5 years, presenting two demanding and impressive live performances from 2015/16, during Evan's residency at Roulette, and at Bop Stop in Cleveland, presented on a USB credit card drive in mp3 and wav formats, with liner notes.

Malfatti, Radu: Radu Malfatti Malfatti, Radu:
Radu Malfatti

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Austrian trombonist and composer presents two works: a solo piece for trombone comprised of a series of detached sonic events; and a work performed with the Wandelweiser String Quartet, using bowing and blowing techniques to create punctuations of unusual sound.

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.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

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.

Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons Thollem / Mazurek:
Blind Curves and Box Canyons

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Thollem McDonas and Rob Mazurek met for the first time in January 2016 in Marfa, Texas to record and perform a concert for the closing of "Marfa Loops Shouts and Hollers," an exhibition of visual works by Mazurek. The recording, sched...



Best Sellers in This Category:

McPhee, Joe: As Serious As Your Life [reissue]

Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob

Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston: Everybody's Somebody's Nobody

McPhee, Joe : Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979

Smith, Wadada Leo: Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977

Evans, Peter: Lifeblood [USB Drive]

Swell, Steve: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Improviser

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

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

Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher: Radio Tweet

Nechushtan, Alon (with Dresser / Swell / Rothenberg / Dick / Wooley / Kaiser / &c.): Dark Forces

Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons

RED Trio + Nate Wooley: Stem

Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans: Scenes in the House of Music

Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler): Horns 1.2

Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet

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

Wooley / Looney / Smith / Walter: Scowl

Mazurek, Rob: Mother Ode

Oki, Itapu / Axel Dorner: Root Of Bohemian