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Compact Discs


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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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!

eRikm & Natacha Muslera: Cartouche eRikm & Natacha Muslera:
Cartouche

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An experimental sound and voice duet featuring eRikm and Natacha Muslera: extreme, convulsive and immersive sounds that alternately surprises and seduces in brutal and beautiful ways.

Evans, Charles with Liebman / Marino / Stabinsky: Subliminal Leaps Evans, Charles with Liebman / Marino / Stabinsky:
Subliminal Leaps

(More Is More -- USA )

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A composition written for collaboration between Charles Evans and David Liebman, an unusual pairing of soprano and baritone saxophones, in a quartet with pianist Ron Stabinsky and bassist Tony Marino.

Fega, Roberto: Daily Visions Fega, Roberto:
Daily Visions

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A surreal and sophisticated work with a 9 piece electroacoustic ensemble composed by sampling and computer artist Roberto Fega, with audio interludes and vocal aberrations, plus text by Jennifer Scappettone.

Fega, Roberto: Un Geco Nella Mia Casa Fega, Roberto:
Un Geco Nella Mia Casa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Electronic improvisations from Formian reed & electronics artist Fega, a member of Taxonomy with Elio Martusciello, as well as IATO and IXEM, Pangolino Orchestra, &c.

Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker: Birds Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker:
Birds

(Tektite -- Norway )

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Tektite is European improvising bassist Inegbrigt Haker Flaten's new label to release solo and ensemble work; "Birds" presents 5 solo recordings from Grand Sport Studio in Oslo and one live from The Hideout in Chicago.

Flinn, Stephen: Architect of Adversity Flinn, Stephen:
Architect of Adversity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Arizona based percussionist Flinn, who has worked with Tim Perkis, Noah Phillips, in a solo work for drums, percussion and voice.

Fuchs / Lindsay / Smith / Baghdassarians / Baltschun: The Happymakers Fuchs / Lindsay / Smith / Baghdassarians / Baltschun:
The Happymakers

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Fujii, Satoko: Indication Fujii, Satoko:
Indication

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianist Satoko Fujii in eight solo compositions and a traditional Japanese folk song, recorded in New York City, 1996 and remastered in 2004.

Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm: Sense of Hearing Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm:
Sense of Hearing

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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8 duos recorded in the studio between bassist Damon Smith and free vocalist Carol Genetti, and 4 trio tracks adding Fred Lonberg-Holm on violoncello and performing live at Chicago's Empty Bottle.

Gorzycki / Szczesny / Nowinski: Trio Poems Gorzycki / Szczesny / Nowinski:
Trio Poems

(Monotype -- Poland )

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The latest project from Rafal Gorzycki, leader of "Ecstasy Project" & "Sing Sing Penelope", here with music composed for poems and inspired by modern electronic, jazz and chamber music.

Hemingway, Gerry: Kernelings [CD + DVD] Hemingway, Gerry:
Kernelings [CD + DVD]

(Auricle -- USA )

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Drummer Gerry Hemingway in a CD & DVD release, 15 audio tracks and accompanying video and interview, dividing the program into "mist, dust, light, and sex", highlighting aspects of this prominent percussionist that expand our understanding of his prodigious abilities.

Horsthuis, Maurice Jargon: Elastic Jargon Horsthuis, Maurice Jargon:
Elastic Jargon

(DATA -- The Netherlands )

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At its core Jargon mixes strings, electric guitar, violin, cello and double bass, a modern and elastic sound exploring contemporary composed and improvised musics.

Invenio Ergo (Prevost / Lambert / Wright): Sum [2 CDs] Invenio Ergo (Prevost / Lambert / Wright):
Sum [2 CDs]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Eddie Prevost's weekly workshops in London have produced two remarkable associates, saxophonist Seymour Wright and guitarist Ross Lambert, here in a trio on this 2CD release.

Jones with Friends, JC: Duos II Jones with Friends, JC:
Duos II

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Live recordings of JC Jones in duo settings, 14 different collaborations including Ned Rothenberg, Victoria Hanna, Harold Rubin, Josef Sprinzak, Nori Jacoby, &c.

Jones, JC: Hosting Myself Jones, JC:
Hosting Myself

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Solo bass from acoustic and electroacoustic artist JC Jones, a distillation of his language in free improvised music incorporating electronic sound and noise.

Kahn, Jason / Tim Olive: Two Sunrise Kahn, Jason / Tim Olive:
Two Sunrise

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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The first meetings of Jason Kahn (analog electronic) and Tim Olive (one-string magnetic pickup device) recording in a studio session in Kyoto, 2012 for four eventful and intricately structured works with a distinct developmental momentum.

Kesten, Christian & Mark Trayle / Annette Krebs : Berlin series No. 2 Kesten, Christian & Mark Trayle / Annette Krebs :
Berlin series No. 2

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The Second in a series of split discs highlighting the experimental music scene in Berlin, presenting a solo work by Annette Krebs, and a powerful duo for voice and electronics by Christian Kesten and Mark Trayle."

Keune, Stefan: Sunday Sundaes Keune, Stefan:
Sunday Sundaes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Solo improvisation from Stefen Keune performing on sopranino and alto saxophones, intense playing that focuses on hard-blowing and extreme performance, wringing a singularly desperate yet astute language from the horn.

Kniel, Manfred And His Reduction Quartet: Low Down Music Kniel, Manfred And His Reduction Quartet:
Low Down Music

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

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Drummer Kniel & his Reduction Quartet play "Low Down" compositions, an uncompromisingly reduced and independent musical language including the basic elements of many possible kinds of music.

Koh / Fujii / Reichman: Yamabuki Koh / Fujii / Reichman:
Yamabuki

(Libra -- Japan )

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The trio of Japanese art-folk singer Koh Yamabuki with pianist Satoko Fujii and accordionist Ted Recihment in emotional, inventive and delicately beautiful music.

Kuning, Zai + Otomo Yoshihide + Dickson Dee: Book From Hell Kuning, Zai + Otomo Yoshihide + Dickson Dee:
Book From Hell

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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A 71 minute unedited improvisation between guitarist Zai Kuning, Otomo Yoshihide on guitar and turntable, and Dickson Dee on electronics, Asian improv moving between turbulence and stillness.

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

(&Records -- Canada )

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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 & Lauren Newton: Conversations live in Ljubljana Leandre, Joelle & Lauren Newton:
Conversations live in Ljubljana

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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French bassist Joelle Leandre and US vocalist Lauren Newton recorded these duos live at Club Gromka in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2010; absorbing and unusual interactions between two significant improvisers.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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.

Maclean, Steve: GPS Maclean, Steve:
GPS

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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Steve MacLean's 5-piece ensemble perform complex, composed polyrhythmic pieces interspersed with atmospheric improvisations for guitar, bass, keyboard, percussion and various objects.

Marcus, Michael: For Yes! Marcus, Michael:
For Yes!

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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NY multi-reedist Michael Marcus (Cosmosamatics), here on clarinet, in a large ensemble including Lenwood Turner on trumpet & John Austria on Rhodes piano, performing original and intricate compositions.

Mazzola, Guerino / Joomi Park: Passionate Message Mazzola, Guerino / Joomi Park:
Passionate Message

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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The idea for this CD was to set up a dialogue of two completely different styles - Joomi's contemporary music approach to composition and improvisation, versus Guerino's free jazz - creating a shared improvisation for two pianos.

McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall: Intervention McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall:
Intervention

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Classical saxophonist Neil McGovern joins improvising legend Paul Dunmall to perform music based on Dunmall's book "60 Studies for Saxophone", with Matt London lending a 3rd voice for one track.

Mouri, Katsura and Tim Olive: Various Histories Mouri, Katsura and Tim Olive:
Various Histories

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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The first release from the duo of Katsura Mouri and Tim Olive was recorded near Kyoto on a sweltering summer day in 2010, heard in these gritty and rich ea-improv pieces from Tim Olive on pickups and metals, and Mouri on turntables.

Narthex (Baron / Blairon): Formnction Narthex (Baron / Blairon):
Formnction

(Potlatch -- France )

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Saxophonist Marc Baron & bassist Loic Blairon recorded 6 improvisations and then recomposed and organized them into these two 30 minute works, one acoustic and one digital.

Nechustan, Alon: Ritual Fire Nechustan, Alon:
Ritual Fire

(Between the lines -- Germany )

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Pianist Nechusthan leads his powerful trio of bassist Ken Filiano & drummer Bob Meyers, plus clarinet legend Harold Rubin, in a Jackson Pollack-influenced action suite, 10 pieces of free improvisation following a larger structured process.

O'Leary, Mark : 4 Urban Landscapes O'Leary, Mark :
4 Urban Landscapes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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In "Urban Landscapes" Irish guitarist and electroacoustic artist Mark O'Leary captures and documents environmental audio associated with Urban Cork City.

Olive, Tim / Alfredo Costa Monteiro: 33 Bays Olive, Tim / Alfredo Costa Monteiro:
33 Bays

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Captured during a Japan tour by the duo of Tim Olive (one-string electric guitar) and Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electro-acoustic devices), this live studio recording showcases the duo's attunement and dramatic sense of structure.

Orfield, Sue Band: Bonk Orfield, Sue Band:
Bonk

(self-released -- USA )

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Tiptons saxophonist Sue Orfield's Band performs original music that spans many genres from blues rock and funk to jazz and bluegrass with a little ethnic vibe thrown in.

Orfield, Sue Band: Nobody's Lookin' Orfield, Sue Band:
Nobody's Lookin'

(self-released -- USA )

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Tenor saxophonist Sue Orfield (The Tiptons) in her own quartet playing an exhilarating set of originals, plus pieces by Don Cherry, McCartney/Lennon, and Dan Tyack.

Parodi, Claudio: Heavy Nichel Parodi, Claudio:
Heavy Nichel

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Solo improvisations on the Turkish Clarinet from Claudio Parodi, an Italian classically trained pianist who also works with self-built/self-modified electronics, non-western reeds, and selected percussions.

Partial (Noe Cuellar and Joseph Clayton Mills): LL Partial (Noe Cuellar and Joseph Clayton Mills):
LL

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Three strange and wonderful sound pieces from the Chicago-based duo of Noe Cuellar and Joseph Clayton Mills, commissioned to make music from objects found in the basement of a local thrift store, evoking a sense of the lives embedded in those objects.

Phillips, Tomas : Drink_Deep Phillips, Tomas :
Drink_Deep

(Non Visual Objects (NVO) -- Austria )

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Electronic composer Tomas Phillips sampling and reworking the 80's Dischord artist Rites of Spring into modern minimalist compositions.

Pinkdraft (Torees / Jacinto / Travassos / Morao): Pinkdraft 2010 Pinkdraft (Torees / Jacinto / Travassos / Morao):
Pinkdraft 2010

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A polyphonic approach to noise using open improv and graphic scores from this Portugese quartet performing on sax, cello, percussion, amplified objects, circuit bending and analog electronics.

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds Pisaro, Michael:
Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

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.

Polipnick, Luke Group (Luke / Linz / Wozniak / Pride): Episodes Polipnick, Luke Group (Luke / Linz / Wozniak / Pride):
Episodes

(Eunoria Records -- USA )

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Guitarist Luke Polipnick leads this quartet with double bassist Adam Linz, drummer Mike Pride and saxophonist Brandon Wozniak, new jazz with an electric edge from four adept players who start and stop with energetic and melodic aplomb.

Prester John: Desire For a Straight Line Prester John:
Desire For a Straight Line

(Innova -- USA )

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Prester John is guitarist Shawn Persinger with mandolin virtuoso David Miller performing original work and music from Janet Feder, Dave Kerman, and a song for Henry Threadgill to sing!

Prevost / Allum / Kanngiesser / Kasyansky / Lazaridou / Yoshikawa: Workshop Concert at Cafe Oto Prevost / Allum / Kanngiesser / Kasyansky / Lazaridou / Yoshikawa:
Workshop Concert at Cafe Oto

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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AMM percussionist Eddie Prevost has presented weekly Workshop Concerts since 1999, here recording live at London's Cafe Oto in May, 2012 with a sextet of acoustic and electronic performers on violin, cello, theremin, zither, electronics, and percussion.

Pride, Mike: Birthing Days Pride, Mike:
Birthing Days

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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NY drummer Mike Pride's modern jazz work inspired by the birth of his first child, reflecting the fullness Pride finds in his life as a parent, with Jon Irabagon (sax), Alexis Marcelo (piano), Peter Bienec (bass), Jonathan Moritz (sax) and Jason Stein (bass clarinet).

Projectionnistes, Les: St-Jean / Babin / Falaise / Labbe / Leclerc: Copie zero Projectionnistes, Les: St-Jean / Babin / Falaise / Labbe / Leclerc:
Copie zero

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Claude St-Jean's band, Les Projectionnistes (Tommy Babin, Bernard Falaise, Pierre Labbe, Remi Leclerc), plays an ecletic mix of songs ranging from alternative jazz, rock, and improv.

PUNCK (Zanni / Adrianno): A Constant Migration (Between Reality and Fiction) PUNCK (Zanni / Adrianno):
A Constant Migration (Between Reality and Fiction)

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Quatuor Bozzini - Jean Derome, Joane Hetu: Le mensonge et l'identite Quatuor Bozzini - Jean Derome, Joane Hetu:
Le mensonge et l'identite

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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The Bozzini Quartet commissioned this work from the duo Derome/Hetu, which tackles the subject of making differences cohabit, calling for the musicians to move & improvise in response to a soundtrack in 4 languages.

Ragin, Hugh: Sound Pictures for Solo Trumpet Ragin, Hugh:
Sound Pictures for Solo Trumpet

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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David Murray, Anthony Braxton and Roscoe Mitchell associate Ragin in a solo trumpet album of intense strategies that also pays tribute to Braxton, Miles and Leo Smith.

Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth: All About Mimi Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth:
All About Mimi

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The intense lowercase trio of Creative Source label leader Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, percussionist Christian Wolfarth on cymbals, and Ricardo Guerreiro on interactive computer performing the 6 part "All About Mimi" in the studio.

Rodrigues / Laurain / Rodrigues / Guerreiro: Alba Rodrigues / Laurain / Rodrigues / Guerreiro:
Alba

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Alba" (Portugese for "white") presents 4 improvisations by Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Louis Laurain on trumpet, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello and Ricardo Guerreiro on computer, slowly building subliminal works of subtle dialog using extended techniques and white noise.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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.

Rothko. Blk w/ Bear: Wish for a World Without Hurt Rothko. Blk w/ Bear:
Wish for a World Without Hurt

(Trace -- )

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Ry-om (Ikeshiro / Shelton): III Ry-om (Ikeshiro / Shelton):
III

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Ry-om is a london-based duo creating improvised experimental electronic music, noise and acoustic soundscapes using laptops, guitars, feedback loops, synths, instrumental samples and vocals.

Scarassatti / Filho / Bomfim: Sonax Scarassatti / Filho / Bomfim:
Sonax

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Working in an AMM vein, Sonax uses a mixture of self-made instruments, sound sculpture and live electronics to create otherworldly improvisation environments.

Schiller, Christoph / Millefleurs: Millefleurs Schiller, Christoph / Millefleurs:
Millefleurs

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The millefleurs vocal ensemble brings 12 vocalists together in varying groups for minimal and unique vocalisation over a taxonomy of floral genres and species.

Schonberg, Arnold: Works For Piano Schonberg, Arnold:
Works For Piano

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Pi-hsien Chen performs Arnold Schonbgergs, a small part of his oeuvre, yet significant in that they reflect the evolution and development of this great composer's compositional powers.

Schubert, Matthias: 9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble Schubert, Matthias:
9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Matthias Schubert conducts nine dynamic and spectacular compositions dedicated to John Cage, Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Duke Ellington, &c. and performers including Scott Fields, Frank Gratkowski, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.

Seval: 2 Seval:
2

(482 Music -- USA )

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Seval's 2nd release furthers their song-based project, balancing jazz, pop, and free improvisation, from the quintet of Sofia Jernberg (voice), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello), David Stackenas (guitar), Emil Strandberg (trumpet) and Patric Thorman (bass).



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