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Compact Discs


 
Wong, Theresa / Frantz Loriot: Live at Zoom In Wong, Theresa / Frantz Loriot:
Live at Zoom In

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Recording at the magnificent cathedral at Berner Münster in Switzerland during the 2017 Zoom In Festival, the improvising string duo of violist Frantz Loriot and cellist Theresa Wong, also on voice, performed this extended work of creative string interaction, energetic and idiosyncratic and wonderfully expressive, enhanced by the natural resonance of the space.

Zingaro, Carlos / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Hernani Faustino / Jose Oliveira : Penta Zingaro, Carlos / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Hernani Faustino / Jose Oliveira :
Pentahedron

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An impressive highly interactive and extended improvisation focused mostly on strings, with label leader Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, plus Red Trio's Hernani Fasutino on double bass and legendary Portuguese violinist Carlo Zingaro, with Jose Oliveira adding active percussive interaction, captured live at the CreativeFest XIII in 2019.

Archer, Martin : Anthropology Band [2 CDs] Archer, Martin :
Anthropology Band [2 CDs]

(Discus -- UK )

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Inspired by the music of 70's Miles Davis electric work, composer and saxophonist Martin Archer presents 15 compositions performed in two parallel sessions over two CDs, the first in a septet that includes Corey Mwamba, Pat Thomas and Dave Sturt, and the second an extended ensemble with brass and wind sections, each bringing distinctive life to these inspired compositions.

MPH (Maguire / Pynew / Hewins): Taxonomies MPH (Maguire / Pynew / Hewins):
Taxonomies

(Discus -- UK )

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A trio of legendary Canterbury, avant improvisation and contemporary compositional players come together for an album recorded live in the studio over two days, from Alex Maguire on piano and Hammond organ, Martin Pyne on vibraphone, drums, percussion & electronics, and Mark Hewins on guitars & electronics; inventive, sophisticated, hallucinatory & virtuosic work.

Caines, Ron / Martin Archer AXIS: Dream Feathers Caines, Ron / Martin Archer AXIS:
Dream Feathers

(Discus -- UK )

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The "AXIS" of UK saxophonist Ron Caines and multi-reedist Martin Archer, also on organ and electronics, in a subtle septet with outstanding players including Laura Cole on piano and Johnny Hunter on drums, in a set of dream-like and lyrically beautiful improvisations, merging electronics and horns over a powerfully solid rhythm section that create warm textural cycles.

Abdou, Sakina / Barbara Dang / Peter Orins: Lescence / Gmatique Abdou, Sakina / Barbara Dang / Peter Orins:
Lescence / Gmatique

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Three musicians who are active members of the Lille-based collective Muzzix--Peter Orins on drums, Barbara Dang on grand piano, Sakina Abdou on saxophone & recorder--captured live at La Malterie, in Lille, France for two extended improvisations of minimalist conversation using extended techniques and unusual approaches to their instruments; fascinating.

GGRIL: Plays Laubrock GGRIL:
Plays Laubrock

(Tour de Bras / Circum-Disc -- Canada )

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The GGRIL (Grand groupe régional d'improvisation libérée) improviser ensemble based in Quebec invited German saxophonist living in NYC, Ingrid Laubrock, to compose three works, taking the band on adventerous journeys of texture, abstraction and melody, harnessing the power of the band's unique orchestration of electric guitars, percussion, and strings.

Bec, Mathieu / Robin Servant: Escarbilles Bec, Mathieu / Robin Servant:
Escarbilles

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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The Canadian free improvising duo of accordionist Robin Servant (GGRIL, P.O.W.E.R., Danielle Palardy Roger) and drummer Mathieu Bec (Dubovnik, Michel Doneda) are heard in this 2019 performance at la Maison de la Culture du Pic Champlain, in a gripping set of dialogs using preparations and extended techniques to create unusual sonic approaches to both instruments.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Herve Boghossian: Suketchi Akiyama, Tetuzi / Herve Boghossian:
Suketchi

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Translating to "sketch", the duo of Japanese improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama and French guitarist Hervé Boghossian recorded these sketches in the studio in Marseille, France, seven succinct free improvisations of an open and intuitively lyrical nature performed on acoustic guitars, in a gorgeous album of uniquely spacious interlaced string improvisation.

Denley, Jim / Eric Normand: Plant 3 [VINYL] Denley, Jim / Eric Normand:
Plant 3 [VINYL]

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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The collaboration of Quebec bassist Eric Normand and Australian saxophonist Jim Denley, both dedicated experimenters, in their third duo album under the Plant name, here recording live at the 2019 Syndey, Australia NowNow Festival, with Denley also playing bass flute, fruits and objects, and Normand using objects and playing the bass amp itself.

Geordie Approach, The (Birkeland / Fadnes / Charkey): Shields Geordie Approach, The (Birkeland / Fadnes / Charkey):
Shields

(Discus -- UK )

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Two Norwegians and a Geordie (ie, NE Englander), from drummer Stale Birkeland, saxophonist Petter Frost Fadnes, and guitarist Chris Sharkey, since 2007 creating epic works of rich electroacoustic improvisation, recording their third album after extensive touring through Europe and Japan, using the the natural resonance of the Chapel FM, in Leeds to enrich their sound.

Mwamba, Corey : Nth Mwamba, Corey :
Nth

(Discus -- UK )

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A sophisticated and lyrical album of modern jazz led by UK vibraphonist Corey Mwamba, also on glockenspiel & beak flute, in a quartet with Laura Cole on piano, Andy Champion on double bass, and Johnny Hunter on drums & small percussion, with all pieces "devised and scored" by Mwamba alongside one collective improvisation; powerfully refined modern jazz.

Orchestra Entropy: Rituals Orchestra Entropy:
Rituals

(Discus -- UK )

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An extended work for 10 improvisers using a composite composition of graphic scores, open notations, and two trio sub-pieces titled "skelf" (electric guitar, double bass and drums) and "antiphon" (violin, viola and double bass), all directed by UK saxophonist Matt London in an ensemble with reeds, winds, brass, strings, electric guitar, and Mark Sanders on drums.

Draksler, Kaja Octet: Out For Stars Draksler, Kaja Octet:
Out For Stars

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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After setting music for the poetry of Pablo Neruda and Andriana Minou (Gledalec), Slovenian pianist Kaja Draksler turns to the work of Robert Frost in a set of 7 sophisticated compositions, sung by Laura Polence & Bjork Nielsdottir in an improvising octet with reedists Ab Baars & Ada Rave, violinist George Dumitriu, bassist Lennart Heyndels and drummer Onno Govaert.

Lopes, Luis Humanization 4Tet (w/ Amado / Gonzalez / Gonzalez): Believe, Believe Lopes, Luis Humanization 4Tet (w/ Amado / Gonzalez / Gonzalez):
Believe, Believe

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Energetic and assertive jazzcore improv from Portuguese guitarist Luis Lopes' long-running Humanization 4Tet with saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and the near-telepathic rhythm section of Aaron Gonzalez on double bass and Stefan Gonzalez on drums, in an album recorded in the studio in front of an audience in New Orleans during their 2018 tour, finding the band in formidable form.

Nabatov, Simon Quintet (w/ Speed / Robertson / Hebert / Rainey): Plain Nabatov, Simon Quintet (w/ Speed / Robertson / Hebert / Rainey):
Plain

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Russian-born Germany/NY-based pianist Simon Nabatov's Quintet with the new lineup of Chris Speed on tenor sax & clarinet, Herb Robertson on trumpet & cornet, John Hebert on double bass and Tom Rainey on drums, performing Nabatov's magnificently lyrical, sophisticated and often chamber-oriented compositions, an incredible achievement in writing and performance.

Skarbo, Oyvind / Fredrik Ljungkvist / Kris Davis / Ole Morten Vagan: Inland Empire Skarbo, Oyvind / Fredrik Ljungkvist / Kris Davis / Ole Morten Vagan:
Inland Empire

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A transatlantic all-star quartet of modern improvisers influenced by contemporary compositional music and creative jazz, with pieces from all four players--Fredrik Ljungkvist on tenor sax & clarinet, Kris Davis on piano, Ole Morten Vagan on double bass, and Øyvind Skarbø on drums--creating superb modern, unforseeable, and joyful music.

Waters, Patty (w/ Greene / Pavone / Altschul): An Evening In Houston Waters, Patty (w/ Greene / Pavone / Altschul):
An Evening In Houston

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The distinctively unique voice and unconventional stylings of Patty Waters bring a set of standards and folk songs to a live quartet session in Houston, Texas in 2018 with the stellar backup of Burton Greene on piano, Mario Pavone on bass, and Barry Altschul on drums, covering songs by Billy Holiday, Nat King Cole & Hank Williams along with a trio instrumental of Monk's "Off Minor".

Mattrey, Joanna : Veiled Mattrey, Joanna :
Veiled

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The first solo record for NY violist Joanna Mattrey, performing also on the Stroh violin, in a deep exploration of the sound possibilities for both instruments, using preparations to alter the resonance of the viola, masking its overtly singing and beautiful nature and allowing for unexpected and unusual textures which weave around melodic lines; unique and fascinating.

Ward, Alex : Frames Ward, Alex :
Frames

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Originally a clarinetist, UK improviser Alex Ward began exploring the guitar in rock settings, first bringing the instrument to his improv work around the year 2000 with N.E.W. (w/ Steve Noble & John Edwards); this is his 1st solo guitar album, showing a wide range of styles that embrace improv, rock and compositional styles, a remarkable display of skill and creative drive.

Ward, Alex Item 4: Where We Were Ward, Alex Item 4:
Where We Were

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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UK guitarist Alex Ward's quartet featuring his compositions for improvisers, performed with a set of younger players on London's free improv scene--Charlotte Keeffe on trumpet & flugelhorn, Otto Willberg on double bass, and Andrew Lisle on drums--heard here in two intricately exciting 2018 concerts in London at Set Dalston Lane and at Cafe Oto Project Space.

D. L., Jean (w/ Hermant / Ranaldo / Young): Forays D. L., Jean (w/ Hermant / Ranaldo / Young):
Forays

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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A set of beautiful electro-acoustic compositions, dream-like and rich in details using sources of acoustic instruments, field recordings, guitar, electronics and voice, organized into hazy and beautiful reflections, with contributions from Margaret Hermant on xylophone & violin, Jeremy Young on electronics, and Lee Ranaldo providing field recordings and voice.

Meyer, Bedrnhard / John Hollenbeck: Grids Meyer, Bedrnhard / John Hollenbeck:
Grids

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Bringing together NY drummer/percussionist John Hollenbeck, also on prepared piano, with Berlin bassist Bernhard Meyer for an album that blends textural rock, electronic and jazz approaches in 9 elusively calm yet structurally turbulent pieces, using complex systems of cross rhythms against atmospheric immersion, occasionally disruptive but generally eccentrically controlled and exploratory.

Toned (Corder / Suarez / Weeks): The Private Sector Toned (Corder / Suarez / Weeks):
The Private Sector

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Schizophrenically skronky improv of ea-cutups and semi-maniacal segments that resolve to near-stillness from the West Coast TONED trio of Nathan Corder on electronics, Leo Suarez on drums, and Tom Weeks on sax, using a nonlinear and nonhierarchical organizational process and multiple layers of compositional feedback loops to create unpredictably bizarre and overtly fun music.

Day & Taxi: Devotion [VINYL 2 LPs] Day & Taxi:
Devotion [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Percaso -- Switzerland )

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A melodically subtle and sophisticated album of twenty improvisations composed by saxophonist Christoph Gallio and performed with Gerry Hemingway on drums and Silvan Jeger on electric bass, with Friederike Mayrocker providing words on several tracks, the compositions as short as 19 seconds and a long as 7:40, each dedicated to visual artists and colleagues.

Necks, The: Three Necks, The:
Three

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Three extended improvisations from the three Australian improvisers Chris Abrahams (piano), Lloyd Swanton (bass), Tony Buck (drums/percussion) in their 21st album of mesmerizing music, from the dynamic opener "Bloom" to the introspective "Lovelock" dedicated to Damien Lovelock of The Celibate Rifles, ending in the lyrical and rich groove of "Further".

Adachi, Tomomi / Jaap Blonk: Asemic Dialogues <i>[Used Item]</i> Adachi, Tomomi / Jaap Blonk:
Asemic Dialogues [Used Item]

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Performing together since 2004 between Tokyo and Amsterdam, Dutch vocal improviser, innovator and electronicist Jaap Blonk meets Japanese vocal improviser and fellow electronics artist Tomomi Adachi at Lettretage in Berlin in 2017, recording this, the 5th in Kontrans' Electronic Improvisation, for two extended and energetic dialogs of unique creative interplay.

Cabado, Tomas : Historia De La Luz: Cuaderno De Guitarra Cabado, Tomas :
Historia De La Luz: Cuaderno De Guitarra

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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An harmonically rich album of spacious guitar interaction from two Argentinian guitarists and composers--Catriel Nievas and Tomas Cabado--who also work in the trio Merce / Cabado / Nievas, a minimal yet satisfying set of 8 pieces that interact through stereo positioning, harmonic disturbance and long decay, the effect mesmerizing and beautifully peaceful.

Duplant, Bruno / Pierre Gerard: Soleil Clandestin Duplant, Bruno / Pierre Gerard:
Soleil Clandestin

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Five "Soleil Clandestin" soundscapes using abstract voice, guitar, electronics, field recordings & percussion from sound artists Bruno Duplant and Pierre Gerard, on the surface peaceful, minimal and using space and silence, but buried inside are disquieting additions through vocal abstractions placed in unusual position to the sound; curious and captivating.

Edwards, Marc / Guillaume Gargaud: Black Hole Universe Edwards, Marc / Guillaume Gargaud:
Black Hole Universe

(Atypeek Music -- USA )

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A shredding session between French improvisational guitarist Guillaume Gargaud and NY free jazz drummer Marc Edwards (Slipstream Time Travel), recorded in Queens, NY in 2017, for 5 rapid-fire displays of pyrotechnics and attentive dialog, as they take themselves to the cliff's edge and back in a dizzying album of dense technical dexterity and harmolodic force.

Frey, Jurg: Fields, Traces, Clouds Frey, Jurg:
Fields, Traces, Clouds

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Three compositions from clarinetist and Wandelweiser peer Jurg Frey, performed by Luke Martin on electric guitar, Laura Cetilia on cello, J.P.A. Falzone on piano & vibraphone, Morgan Evans-Weiler on violin, and Jurg Frey himself on clarinet; beautifully reflective music indicating Frey's working method and his relationship with wide, quiet sound spaces.

Gargaud, Guillaume: Miniatures Gargaud, Guillaume:
Miniatures

(Self Released -- France )

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Twenty miniature compositions for acoustic guitar from French composer and improviser Guillaume Gargaud, each under one and a half minutes, the shortest just 53 seconds, each composed in 12 measures creating a lovely reflective and introspective set of abstract melodies, poetic and evocative music from a player dedicated to solo guitar work.

Greene, Burton / Guillaume Gargaud: Magic Intensity Greene, Burton / Guillaume Gargaud:
Magic Intensity

(Chant Record -- USA )

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Renowned pianist and composer Burton Greene joins French composer and improvising guitarist Guillaume Gargaud performing on acoustic guitar, for four duo improvisations recorded at Tilo's Ark, in Weesp, The Netherlands in 2019, in crisp & often rapid dialog that uses space and reflective moments well, the duo joined by Tilo Baumheier on flute for three pieces.

Hannesson, Mark / Dante Boon / Anastassis Philippakopoulos : hannesson . boon . philippakopoulos Hannesson, Mark / Dante Boon / Anastassis Philippakopoulos :
hannesson . boon . philippakopoulos

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Three solo piano works from three composers--Mark Hannesson, Dante Boon, and Anastassis Philippakopoulos--are performed by Dante Boon in this studio album recorded in Berlin; three extremely compatible works that prove to be quintessential examples of Wandelweiser minimalism finding melody, progression and abstraction in subtle and elusive ways; sublime.

Hannesson, Mark: Undeclared Hannesson, Mark:
Undeclared

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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"Undeclared" refers to a 2006 drone attack in Pakistan that struck a school, killing more than 80 civilians including 70 children, which took place on a day that was intended for a peace agreement; Hanneson pays homage to the victims by finding a sound for each of them, rendering the piece 3 times by himself via electronics, by Rene Holtkamp on guitar, and by Antoine Beuger on children's glockenspiel.

Reeder, Kory: Love Songs / Duets Reeder, Kory:
Love Songs / Duets

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Four duets of gracefully moving music that focuses on tone without repeating melodies or rhythms, from composer Kory Reeder in his first release, performed by Erin Cameron & Luke Ellard both on bass clarinet; Jonathan Kierspe (saxophone) & Samuel Anderson (bass trombone); Alaina Clarice & Linda Jenkins, both on flute; and Mia Detwiler (violin) & Kory Reeder (piano).

Rosenthal, Dean: Stones/Water/Time/Breath Rosenthal, Dean:
Stones/Water/Time/Breath

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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American composer Dean Rosenthal's influential performance piece written in 2012 and performed more than 40 times throughout the world, a site-specific piece for any outside body of water with any number of performers, using stones to create percussive sounds in the water, here in five live performances from Newfoundland to New York to Wilbraham, MA (the composer's hometown).

Schneider, Urs Peter : Klavierwerke 1971 - 2015 [2 CDs] Schneider, Urs Peter :
Klavierwerke 1971 - 2015 [2 CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Four compositions for solo piano from Swiss composer Urs Peter Schneider, founder of Ensemble Neue Horizonte Bern, with four accompanying prose pieces with text in German from Schneider himself, Martin Luther, and Ita Wegman; unusual words to accompany Schneider's minimalist works of clear progressions, thoughtful direction and interesting concepts.

Singh, Rishin : Out From The Blinding White Singh, Rishin :
Out From The Blinding White

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Two understated compositions for solo piano from Kuala Lumpur composer living in Berlin, Rishin Singh, both performed by pianist Dante Boon, with the first piece written for Boon himself, a minimal work of slowly rising and descending progressions; the other piece "For Eva-Maria Houben" dedicated to the Wandelweiser composer, using recurring yet distinctly varying patterns.

Testa, Carl : Sway Prototypes - Volume 3 Testa, Carl :
Sway Prototypes - Volume 3

(Sway -- USA )

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The third volume of NY bassist, composer, and electronic/computer musician Carl Testa's amazing Sway project, giving an interactive electronic processor its own voice interfacing with any size ensemble, here with two new works--one for quintet among a set of Chicago improvisers, the other in Portland, Maine with a sextet--each uniquely voiced and excitingly unpredictable.

Fine, Milo / Joseph Damman: Acceptance Of Sorrow Fine, Milo / Joseph Damman:
Acceptance Of Sorrow

(Aural Terrains -- UK / EU )

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An album off free improvisations culled from the long-running Minneapolis duo of amplified acoustic guitarist Joseph Damman and multi-instrumentalist Milo fine, recorded in concert at Studio Toile d'Angles in 2018, with Fine performing on percussion, a Bosendorfer imperial piano, B-flat clarinet & marimba, for 8 pieces of explorative and accomplished dialog.

Stangl, Burkhard / Dieb13: Jardin Des Bruits Stangl, Burkhard / Dieb13:
Jardin Des Bruits

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Returning to their duo work together 17 years after their erstwhile records eh, guitarist Burkhard Stangl and turntablist Dieb13 explore and expand the sonic properties of their work in this new "Garden Of Noises", using electronics and recordings of soundscapes from Paris and Montreuil, recorded live at Instants Chavires in France, 2019.

Polyorchard (David Menestres / Jeb Bishop): Ink [2 CDs] Polyorchard (David Menestres / Jeb Bishop):
Ink [2 CDs]

(Out & Gone Records -- USA )

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A remarkable set of duos recorded live at three concerts during April 2019 in Bloomington IN, Nashville, TN and Columbus, OH, between Polyorchard leader, double bassist David Menestres, and trombonist Jeb Bishop, two free improvisers using extended and unusual approaches to their instruments as a means to fascinating dialog as they engage their listeners.

Ahab Rex: Blood on Blonde <i>[Used Item]</i> Ahab Rex:
Blood on Blonde [Used Item]

(Lens Records -- USA )

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Encomiast: Winter's End <i>[Used Item]</i> Encomiast:
Winter's End [Used Item]

(Lens Records -- USA )

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HOLE PUNCH PROMO COPY

Frasca, Dominic: Deviations <i>[Used Item]</i> Frasca, Dominic:
Deviations [Used Item]

(Cantaloupe -- USA )

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HOLE PUNCHED PROMO COPY

Kaplan, Noah Quartet: Out Of The Hole Kaplan, Noah Quartet:
Out Of The Hole

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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West Coast composer and saxophonist Noah Kaplan, associated with Anthony Coleman, David Tronzo, Peter Erskine, Rinde Eckert, Joe Morris, Mat Maneri, Joe Maneri, &c., here in his 3rd album with his Noah Kaplan Quartet, in a set of original compositions and one standard performed with Joe Morris (guitar), Giacomo Merega (electric bass) & Jason Nazary (drums, electronics).

Polwechsel / Klaus Lang: Unseen Polwechsel / Klaus Lang:
Unseen

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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The innovative acoustic free improvising ensemble Polwechsel, bridging contemporary music and free improvisation in ways that sound deceptively electroacoustic and comprised of Michael Moser on cello, Werner Dafeldecker on double bass, and Martin Brandlmayr & Burkhard Beins on cymbals & percussion, are joined by Klaus Lang performing on the church organ of St. Lambrecht's Abbey.

U.S. Maple: Long Hair In Three Stages <i>[Used Item]</i> U.S. Maple:
Long Hair In Three Stages [Used Item]

(Skin Graft -- USA )

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RIPPED TITLED SPINE ON REVERSE SLEEVE

Dalibert, Melaine: Anastassis Philippakopoulos: Piano Works Dalibert, Melaine:
Anastassis Philippakopoulos: Piano Works

(elsewhere -- USA )

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Wandelweiser member and composer Anastassis Philippakopoulos has twelve of her compositions for solo piano performed and realized by French composer/pianist ​Melaine Dalibert, each built around slow moving melodic progressions that resonate through patient performance, each fragment and note ringing beautifully, mysteriously, and dramatically.

Giving Shapes, The (Robyn Jacob & Elisa Thorn): Earth Leaps Up Giving Shapes, The (Robyn Jacob & Elisa Thorn):
Earth Leaps Up

(elsewhere -- USA )

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Nine song pieces for piano, harp, and vocal by The Giving Shapes, a Vancouver-based collaborative project between harpist/vocalist Elisa Thorn and pianist/vocalist Robyn Jacob, lovely pieces that weave their two voices with two compatibly yet uniquely timbred strings, merging contemporary popular forms with modern compositional music.

Silver-Swartz, Sivan: Untitled 6 Silver-Swartz, Sivan:
Untitled 6

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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An hour long work for the string quintet of Nigel Deane (violin), Patrick Behnke (viola), Tanner Pfeiffer (viola), Tal Katz (cello) & Julius Tedaldi (cellos) performing on two contrasting charts, one where musical elements change and recur, the other where things change but don't recur, creating a textural feel of dovetailed motion and intricate interstices.

Yudo, Luiz Henrique : Chamber Works' played by Apartment House Yudo, Luiz Henrique :
Chamber Works' played by Apartment House

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Apartment House play five chamber pieces by American outsider composer Luiz Henrique Yudo, most of whose works are transcriptions into sound of existing artworks, including three short pieces with dedication, the 5 part and quirky "Five Palindromes" and followed by an extraordinary long work based on the patterns in colour artworks, "The Donald Judd Harmonies".

Holterbach, Emmanuel / Blutwurst: Ricercar nell'ombra Holterbach, Emmanuel / Blutwurst:
Ricercar nell'ombra

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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French composer/musician Emmanuel Holterbach was invited to work with the Italian ensemble Blutwurst founded in 2011 by Marco Baldini (trumpet), Edoardo Ricci (reeds) and Daniela Fantechi (piano & accordion), creating this epic 45-minute work focused on tone and sound, in which dense clouds of sound swirl in varying shades from near silence to thunderous intensity.

Falzone, J.P.A. / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Chordioid [2 CDs] Falzone, J.P.A. / Morgan Evans-Weiler:
Chordioid [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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2 CDs of works for violin, piano & vibraphone, composed and performed by two young American composers and members of the ensemble Ordinary Affects, who have recorded music by the Jurg Frey, Magnus Granberg, Michael Pisaro, Eva Maria Houben, &c.; the 1st disc presents the Feldman-esque work of JPA Falzone, while the 2nd contains an exquisite new work by Morgan Evans-Weiler.

Morris, Joe : Instantiation: Versioning Morris, Joe :
Instantiation: Versioning

(Glacial Erratic -- USA )

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The 2nd album in guitarist Joe Morris' "Instantiation" series, where each part is composed with specific notated and operational components such that it is impossible to perform any part the same way twice, performed with the quintet of Daniel Klingsberg on bass, Alex Quinn on trumpet, Michael Sabin on trombone, Raef Sengupta on saxophone.

Acid Mothers Temple featuring Geoff Leigh: Reverse Of Rebirth Reprise [VINYL] Acid Mothers Temple featuring Geoff Leigh:
Reverse Of Rebirth Reprise [VINYL]

(MVD -- USA )

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Joining the Acid Mothers Temple lineup of guitarist Kawabata Makoto, long time AMT member Higashi Hiroshi on synth, Jyonson Tsu on voice guitar and bouzouki, Satoshima Nani on drums, and Wolf on bass, is Henry Cow legend Geoff Leigh on flute, as they take a more laid back, acid folk approach to extended psych/kraut/prog track like "Dark Star Blues" or "La Novia".

Swell, Steve Quintet Soul Travelers w/ special guest Leena Conquest: Astonishments Swell, Steve Quintet Soul Travelers w/ special guest Leena Conquest:
Astonishments

(RogueArt -- France )

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The follow-up to trombonist Steve Swell's Soul Travelers album with his quintet of saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc, pianist Dave Burrell, bassist William Parker, and drummer Gerald Cleaver, performing Swell's compositions, four instrumental pieces and two textual songs originally commissioned for Tom Buckner's Interpretation Series, with voice from Leena Conquest.

Jordan, Kidd / Joel Futterman / Alvin Fielder: Spirits Jordan, Kidd / Joel Futterman / Alvin Fielder:
Spirits

(Silkheart -- USA )

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The long-running trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, pianist Joel Futterman and drummer Alvin Fielder, established in 1994 and together until Fielder's passing in 2018, are heard in this incredible 1997 studio recording from New Orleans, 7 collective tracks that start as an invocation and then build in intensity & excitement with a strong spiritual connection; profound.

Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda: Distant Radio Transmission Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda:
Distant Radio Transmission

(Wide Hive -- USA )

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"Distant Radio Transmission" was originally recorded as an improvisation by Roscoe Mitchell, Craig Taborn, and Kikanju Baku in 2013, then transcribed by Stephen P. Harvey in 2016, extended for strings by John Ivers in 2017, and then fully orchestrated by Roscoe Mitchell himself in 2017; the album also includes "Noonah Trio", "Cutouts for Woodwind Quintet" and "8/8/88".

Grdina's, Gordon The Marrow (w/ Helias / Roberts / Zubot / Honari): Safar-E-Daroon Grdina's, Gordon The Marrow (w/ Helias / Roberts / Zubot / Honari):
Safar-E-Daroon

(Songlines -- Canada )

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Oud player Gordon Grdina's Vancouver/NY project adapting Arabic and Persian forms to a modern jazz approach, in their 2nd release, a wonderfully rich and lyrical album infused with Middle Eastern melodies and rhythms, performed with his excellent The Marrow quintet Joshua Zubot on violin, Hank Roberts on cello, Mark Helias on bass, and Hamin Honari on tombak, daf & frame drum.

Roberts, Dean: Not Fire Roberts, Dean:
Not Fire

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Berlin-based songwriter Dean Roberts' first album in 12 years is a collection of dark and melancholic songs, set in unusual formats based around guitar, electronics, strings, with subtle rhythmic elements, performed by Dean's Dark Moth Ensemble, with additional musicians that include Boris Hauf on piano and The Neck's keyboardist Chris Abrahams on harp.

Cabado, Tomas / Christoph Schiller: Unconscious Archives Cabado, Tomas / Christoph Schiller:
Unconscious Archives

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Swiss prepared spinet player Christoph Schiller and Argentine guitarist-composer Tomás Cabado, whose work is found on the Wandelweiser label, met in Schiller's studio in Basel to perform compositions from both and to improvise, recording this wonderfully relaxed but compelling music that exists in the fertile grey area between composition and improvisation.

Fox, Christopher : Music For Piano Fox, Christopher :
Music For Piano

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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Six compositions for solo piano written by English composerb Christopher Fox between 1991 and 2015, performed by Netherlands pianist John Snijders at Abbey Road Studios in London, each work uniquely approached in both writing and performance, each a concept or style that brings something unique to Fox's music while still retaining his voice and character in composition.

Li, Bin : I Am Also Here Li, Bin :
I Am Also Here

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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A work of silence and intervention from Manhattan-based Chinese composer and sound artist Bin Li presenting two versions of the title track, with Stefan Thut on viol & voice on the 1st version, and voice only on the 2nd, using the locations of Manhattan and Gimmelwald, Switzerland as the background of careful viol and voice placement; intriguing and compelling.

Moller, Andre O. / Christoph Nicolaus / Rasha Ragab: Music For Stone Harps [2CDs] Moller, Andre O. / Christoph Nicolaus / Rasha Ragab:
Music For Stone Harps [2CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Christoph Nicolaus began working with the stone harp around 2007, a block of granite with a slanted top that is deeply notched to create fins that resemble a loaf of bread, played by "bowing" the sides with wet hands causing each to vibrate in unique and beautiful tones; this album collects 13 compositions & improvisations performed between 2008 and 2018, in rich and uniquely evocative sound.

Davies, Rhodri : Transversal Time Davies, Rhodri :
Transversal Time

(Confront -- UK )

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Assigning different times systems--standard time, decimal and hex time--to different musicians, harpist Rhodri Davies develops an electroacoustic improvisational environment of unusual perception and sensation, performed live in Cardiff in 2018 with Ryoko Akama, Sara Hughes, Sofia Jernberg, Pia Palme, Andre Parkinson, Lucy Railton, Pat Thomas, & Dafne Vicente.

Virtual Company (Fell / Wastell / Bailey / Gaines): Virtual Company Virtual Company (Fell / Wastell / Bailey / Gaines):
Virtual Company

(Confront -- UK )

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IST, configured as the duo of double bassist Simon H. Fell and cellist/percussionist Mark Wastell, performing a virtual quartet at London's Cafe OTO, using using pre-recorded fragments of solo work from late guitarist Derek Bailey and tap dancer Will Gaines, combined with sections of silence of unforeseeable length, and then combined with the live musicians; amazing.

Oxley, Tony: Beaming Oxley, Tony:
Beaming

(Confront -- UK )

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Known primarily as a free jazz drummer, Tony Oxley has also developed a framework of electronic sound generation and effects for live improvisation, this album conceived by Oxley and performed with drummer Stefan Holker from Oxley's Celebration Orchestra, demonstrating the great advancements in Oxley's ability to create refined sonic material of great detail and dynamic.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil (Ducret / Mitchell / Noriega / Smith): The Fantastic Mrs. 10 Berne's, Tim Snakeoil (Ducret / Mitchell / Noriega / Smith):
The Fantastic Mrs. 10

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Starting in 2012 as a quartet with Oscar Noriega (reeds), Matt Mitchell (piano), and Ches Smith (drums/vibes), then expanded with guitar, saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil now moves to the Swiss Intakt label, swapping guitarists for Marc Ducret, and releasing this fantastically intricate album of Berne compositions + 1 Hemphill piece, launching points for extraordinary soloing!

Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton: Collective Calls (revisited) (jubilee) Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton:
Collective Calls (revisited) (jubilee)

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Reprising their 1972 duo album recorded in a loft in London and employing electronics, the duo of saxophonist Evan Parker and drummer John Lytton revisit that collaboration in this studio album recorded in Chicago, a purely acoustic encounter of remarkable dialog that shows the wealth of experience, skill, and camaraderie developed through the last 50 years.

Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera : Inside Rhythmic Falls Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera :
Inside Rhythmic Falls

(Intakt -- Austria )

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Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz reflects on his upbringing in Santiago de Cuba, evoking the cascades of daily sound and rhythm he heard there, through compositions performed with the trio of fellow Cuban Mauricio Herrera on percussion & marimbula, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, Emeline Michel and Marlene Ramirez-Cancio providing vocals on the powerful opening invocation.

Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet: Long Forms Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet:
Long Forms

(Intakt -- Austria )

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The core members of NY saxophonist Ohad Talmor's Newsreel Sextet are Jacob Sacks (piano), Miles Okazaki (guitars) and Dan Weiss (drums) along with Matt Pavolka on acoustic bass and Shane Endsley on trumpet, performing Talmor's adventurous modern jazz compositions, merging jazz, North Indian traditional and contemporary compositional forms in lyrically embraceable ways.

Tipple (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson): Cartoon Heart Tipple (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson):
Cartoon Heart

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The trans-Atlantic Tipple Trio of David Watson on guitar & smallpipes, Kevin Norton on percussion & drums, and Frode Gjerstad on saxophone, clarinet & alto flute in their 5th album since 2010, a studio recording from the NY area of 15 succinct and diverse approaches to free improvisation, each player shining uniquely and in extraordinary group interplay.

Berne, Tim / Nasheet Waits: The Coanda Effect Berne, Tim / Nasheet Waits:
The Coanda Effect

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A tour de force saxophone duo between two masterful New York players--alto saxophonist Tim Berne and drummer Nasheet Waits--recording live at The Sultan Room in Brooklyn NY in 2019, in two impressive dialogs: "Tensile" for nearly 40 minutes of articulate expression and powerful rhythmic interaction; and the more introspective "5See" of impressive technique and intention.



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