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(EC) Nudes, The: Vanishing Point (EC) Nudes, The:
Vanishing Point

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto 10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto):
10tet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Ten prominents electroacoustic improvisers--Tetuzi Akiyama, Moe Kamura, Radu Malfatti, Kazushige Kinoshita, Masahiko Okura, Nikos Veliotis, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Klaus Filip, Taku Sugimoto--performing live at Ftarri in 2013, for subtle and exquisite lowercase sound.

15 Corners of the World / Eugeniusz Rudnik: Motion Picture Sound Essay 15 Corners of the World / Eugeniusz Rudnik:
Motion Picture Sound Essay

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Eugeniusz Rudnik composes a tour-de-force of electroacoustic audio in a sound essay based on the soundtrack to Zuzanna Solakiewicz's award-winning movie "15 Corners of the World", reworked to stand alone as a stunning and thought-provoking audio work.

300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci): Sei Ritornelli 300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci):
Sei Ritornelli

(Potlatch -- France )

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Three accordion players, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Jonas Kocher, and Luca Venitucci, form 300 Basses, an unconventional trio that explores new ways to play this traditional instrument.

4 Corners (Vandermark / Lane / Broo / Nilssen-Love) 4 Corners (Vandermark / Lane / Broo / Nilssen-Love):

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Fennesz / Nakamura): Cloud 4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Fennesz / Nakamura):
Cloud

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $20.95    

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4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future 4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter):
Different Song - Step Into The Future

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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An unconventional blend of instruments creates different, but captivating, sounds and structures by 4tet, a quartet of Chinese musician Jing (pipa, guqin) and Swiss jazz and free improvisers Wintsch, Oester, and Pfammatter.

9Volt: Open Circuit 9Volt:
Open Circuit

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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NYC native Rick Parker and Israeli guitarist Eyal Maoz create a unique sound combining electronics & trombone alongside Maoz's unusual use of effects, in a trio with drummer Yonadav Halevy, plus saxophonist Tim Berne joining on several compositions.

ADD Orchestra: Little Pig Nose ADD Orchestra:
Little Pig Nose

(Batterrie -- Batterrie )

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AIMToronto Orchestra: Year of the Boar AIMToronto Orchestra:
Year of the Boar

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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AIMTorotono Orchestra under the direction of Kyle Brenders was formed in 2007 to perform the music of Anthony Braxton, here in their first studio album of original compositions for their own sophisticated repertoire.

AMM (Tilbury / Prevost): Place Sub. V AMM (Tilbury / Prevost):
Place Sub. V

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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AMM (Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano(+)) performing a 1 hour, 1 minute and 1 second live concert at the 2012 Festival of Traditional and Avant-Garde Music in Lublin, Poland in a beautiful melding of unconventional approaches to improvisation.

AMM: AMMMusic 1966 AMM:
AMMMusic 1966

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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AMM: Sounding Music AMM:
Sounding Music

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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AMM's performance at the 2009 Freedom of the City Festival with AMM regular members Eddie Prevost and John Tilbury extended with John Butcher, Chritian Wolff and Ute Kanngiesser.

AMM: Spanish Fighters AMM:
Spanish Fighters

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded at the festival Neposlusno (Sound Disobedience) in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2012, the AMM duo of Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano perform an extend improvisation of tension and dynamic, delicately balancing sound in a rich dialog.

ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside): The Pursuit Of Happiness ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside):
The Pursuit Of Happiness

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Since 1988 ARC have developed through improvisation a collective language that draws on the European textures of the violin family with a little bit of voice added.

Aarktica: In Sea Remixes Aarktica:
In Sea Remixes

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Remixes of the entire "In Sea" album by Ramses III, Landing, ThisQuietArmy, Mason Jones, Keith Canisus (Rumskib), Yellow6, Declining Winter (Richard of Hood), Suckers, &c. &c.

Aarktica: No Solace in Sleep Aarktica:
No Solace in Sleep

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Jon DeRosa's ambient guitar drone project, a continuation of the sounds started by Ligetti and followed through by Glenn Branca, Robert Fripp, Brian Eno, Sonic Youth, &c.

Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont: loiter volcano Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont:
loiter volcano

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Powerful debut release for three young musicians emerging onto the European electroacoustic improv scene, one of whom, Kanngiesser, has recently performed with AMM.

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo:
saigon, you crazy diamond

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge: a menu isn't a meal Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge:
a menu isn't a meal

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Longtime collaborators Abbott and Dadge release their first album together, a dizzying array of ideas and sounds recorded live at the monthly Calgary based Bug Incision concert series.

Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Abrahams, Chris / Burkhard Beins: Instead Of The Sun Abrahams, Chris / Burkhard Beins:
Instead Of The Sun

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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The duo of Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Burkhard Beins (Polweschel, The Sealed Knot) in an album of obscured percussion and keys, insinuating melody in shadowy and beautiful ways, a journey in unexpected sound and dynamics.

Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper: Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7 Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper:
Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7

(Splitrec -- Australia )

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The Australian duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (Necks) & Berlin harpist Clare Cooper in a series of 198 short improvisations performed on Yamaha DX7 and the 14th century Guzheng harp, presented with 198 illustrations in an unusual and obsessively rewarding project.

Abrahams, Chris / Lucio Capece: None Of Them Would Remember It That Way Abrahams, Chris / Lucio Capece:
None Of Them Would Remember It That Way

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Multi-reedist and sruti box player Lucio Capece and Necks keyboarist Chris Abrahams on FM synth recorded these thoughtful and thought-provoking improvised compositions over two years in Berlin.

Abrahams, Chris and Magda Mayas: Gardener Abrahams, Chris and Magda Mayas:
Gardener

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $11.16    

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"Four hands on one piano" from the duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Magda Mayas, both improvising in Berlin at the Vivaldi Saal performance space using their piano, harpsichord, and harmonium.

Abrams, Joshua Quartet: Unknown Known Abrams, Joshua Quartet:
Unknown Known

(RogueArt -- France )

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The Chicago quartet of Joshua Abrams (double bass), David Boykin (tenor saxophone), Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone), and Frank Rosaly (drums) performing an excellent set of modern jazz influenced by dream states.

Abrams, Muhal Richard / Lewis, George / Mitchell, Roscoe: Streaming Abrams, Muhal Richard / Lewis, George / Mitchell, Roscoe:
Streaming

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Abrams, Muhal Richard : SoundDance Abrams, Muhal Richard :
SoundDance

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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A double CD of pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, the first in duo with saxophonist Fred Anderson, and the second with trombonist George Lewis, also on laptop, celebrating Abram's 80th birthday!

Abrams, Muhal Richard: Vision Towards Essence Abrams, Muhal Richard:
Vision Towards Essence

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Acid Mothers Temple SWR: Yes, No & Perhaps Acid Mothers Temple SWR:
Yes, No & Perhaps

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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Acid Mother Temple SWR merge's AMT's Kawabata Kakoto (guitar, voice,) and Tsuyama Atsushi (bass, vocals, sax) with Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, &c), here in their 6th release, crazy prog-oriented rock of indescribable insanity and skill!

Acker Velvet: Carbon & Chairs Acker Velvet:
Carbon & Chairs

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Formed in 2006, Andreas Trobollowitsch and Johannes Trondle create unusual works of spontaneous interaction shaped and structured in a conscious way - more real-time-composition than "pure improvisation".

Adams, Steve Trio: Surface Tension Adams, Steve Trio:
Surface Tension

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Multi-reed and wind player Steve Adams, a member of Rova Saxophone Quartet, in 2000 recordings from San Francisco with his trio of Ken Filiano and Scott Amendola.

Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms: From The Region Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms:
From The Region

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.45    

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Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms explores the sparse territory of the vibraphone trio with fellow Chicago player Mike Reed on drums and Texan via Norway bassist Ingrebrigt Haker-Flaten replacing Nate McBrite; tasteful and lyrical jazz with a modern edge.

Adasiewicz, Jason : Rolldown Adasiewicz, Jason :
Rolldown

(482 Music -- USA )

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Brilliantly oblique postbop post-bop material using unconventional melodic and harmonic directions from vibraphonist Adasiewicz's four year old working band.

Adasiewicz, Jason: Spacer Adasiewicz, Jason:
Spacer

(Delmark -- USA )

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Vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz's Chicago Trio with drummer Mike Reed and bassist Nate McBride in a great modern jazz release of original compositions, informed, warm and compelling music.

Adasiewicz, Jason: Sun Rooms Adasiewicz, Jason:
Sun Rooms

(Delmark -- USA )

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Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz' Trio with drummer Mike Reed and bassist Nate McBride in an album of original compositions and pieces from Sun Ra and Duke Ellington.

Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001) Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:
Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.

Adkins Quartet, Michael: Rotator Adkins Quartet, Michael:
Rotator

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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New York tenor saxophonist and composer Michael Adkins with his quartet including Paul Motian on drums in a set of 9 original compositions.

Aeroplane Trio: Naranja Ha [CD & DVD] Aeroplane Trio:
Naranja Ha [CD & DVD]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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CD & concert DVD of this well-conncected Vancouver acoustic jazz trio, who make delicate and combustible music while twisting and contorting their instruments in unusual ways.

Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen): Afterfall Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen):
Afterfall

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Luis Lopes put together this international group including Sei Miguel, Joe Giardullo & Benjamin Duboc for gigs in Portugal, which worked so well that they went to the studio for this impressive release.

Afuche: Highly Publicized Digital Boxing Match Afuche:
Highly Publicized Digital Boxing Match

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Afuche is a young band from Brooklyn in the chamber prog mold, upbeat and complex music with influences ranging from Zappa, Can, Crimson, African and Afro-Cuban music.

Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:
Spiral Inputs

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.

Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij): Pyongyang Express Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij):
Pyongyang Express

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A travelogue from the saxophone trio of Pete Whyman, Frank Van Der Kooij and Chris Caldwell, documenting their tour through Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea through field recordings and musical sketches.

Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife: Let Me Get That Digital Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife:
Let Me Get That Digital

(Sundmagi -- USA )

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Jason Ajemian's Chicago-based Highlife with Peter Hanson, Owen Stewart, Marc Riordan and New Yorker Jacob Wick, a six piece jazz/rock ensemble with a skewed lyric sense, recommended.

Ajemian, Jason: Folklords Ajemian, Jason:
Folklords

(Delmark -- USA )

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Referencing Sun Ra, Thelonius Monk, Mingus, and modern pop culture, bassist Ajemian leads a quartet with saxophonist Kid Blissh, guitarist Owen Stewart-Robertson amd drummer Jason Nazary through 5 cathartic pieces that combine jazz and poetry in ecstatic ways.

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash: Next To Nothing Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant / Dominic Lash:
Next To Nothing

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four text scores composed by Ryoko Akama and performed by himself on VCS3 synthesizer with Bruno Duplant on percussion & tone generator and Dominic Lash on double bass, clarinet & laptop; four beautifully evolving and carefully paced works.

Akchote / Foussat / Turner: Acid Rain Akchote / Foussat / Turner:
Acid Rain

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A burning release mixing free improv and ea forms from the trio of Jean-Marc Foussat (analog Synth), Noel Akchote (guitar) and Roger Turner (drums), recorded in Poitiers at Le Confort Moderne during a recent European tour.

Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Anla Courtis: Naranja Songs Akiyama, Tetuzi / Anla Courtis:
Naranja Songs

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

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Two acoustic guitars collaborate in a beautiful and spare dialog, using extended techniques including bowing and percussive approaches that never detract from the sublime elements of their playing.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther: Points and Slashes Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther:
Points and Slashes

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai:
Transition

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $17.95    

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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tim Barnes / Masafumi Ezaki: Futuro Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tim Barnes / Masafumi Ezaki:
Futuro

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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A surprisingly lyrical yet sparse session from the NY trio of Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar, Tim Barnes on percussion, and Masafumi Ezaki on trumpet, using their instruments in unusual and extended ways.

Akode (Wilkinson / Johannsesn / Hoyer / Andersen): North And South Akode (Wilkinson / Johannsesn / Hoyer / Andersen):
North And South

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Akode is the UK/Norwegian quartet of Alan Wilkinson on saxophone & clarinet, Kim Johannesen on guitar, Ola Hoyer on double bass, and Dag Erik Knedal Andersen on drums, bring masterful experience and youthful enthusiasm together for a strong concert at Cafe Oto.

Albert, Jeff' Instigation Quartet: The Tree On The Mound Albert, Jeff' Instigation Quartet:
The Tree On The Mound

(RogueArt -- France )

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Trombonist Jeff Albert's Instigation Quartet, comprised of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, double bassist Joshua Abrams, and drummer Hamid Drake, play a superb studio session, starting and ending with two works by Fred Anderson.

Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera: play Alvin Lucier Chambers Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera:
play Alvin Lucier Chambers

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Rinus van Alebeek and Michal Libera made frequent excursions into Calabrian towns to follow Alvin Lucier's suggestions to make large and small resonant environments sound, presented through field recordings and readings of text adaptations of Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities".

Alebeek, Rinus van: plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs Alebeek, Rinus van:
plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Rinus van Alebeek plays a CD copy of the late composer Luc Ferrari's "Cycles Des Souvenirs" in Luc Ferrari's house, while his widow Brunhild Ferrari reads the liner notes and Van Alebeek makes recording inside the house and its surroundings.

Alessi, Ralph and This Against That: Wiry Strong Alessi, Ralph and This Against That:
Wiry Strong

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bridging mainstream jazz with avant approaches, trumpeter Alessi leads his "This Against That" group with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, bassist Drew Gress, pianist Andy Milne, drummer Mark Ferber, and Tim Berne co-producing.

Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives: Winds Doors Poplars Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives:
Winds Doors Poplars

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Rodolphe Alexis composed these works from a diverse set of recordings of trains, factories and other potent sounds, pairing them with recordings from saxophonist Stephane Rives using extended and unusual techniques, yielding these inventive and irrepressible sound works.

 


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