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Compact Discs


 
Paraskevopoulos, Villy / Uli Winter / Fredi Proll: Live at artacts `19 / St. Johann Paraskevopoulos, Villy / Uli Winter / Fredi Proll:
Live at artacts `19 / St. Johann

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95    

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Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. feat. Geoff Leigh : Chosen Star Child's Confession Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. feat. Geoff Leigh :
Chosen Star Child's Confession

(RIOT SEASON -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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The Japanese space rock collective Acid Mothers Temple led by Makoto Kawabata & Hiroshi Higashi, reformed in 2015 with new members and here featuring Henry Cow wind player Geoff Leigh on flute and sax, take on a free-form and sometimes mellower psychedelia as the band dips in and out of our space, dimension, and time while re-imagining the best of kraut/prog/spacerock.

Alva Noto: Xerrox Vol. 4 Alva Noto:
Xerrox Vol. 4

(Noton -- Germany )

Price: $16.95    

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The 4th of 5 Xerox releases from electronic and sound composer Carsten Nicolai, based on the concept of digital replication of source material, Nicolai replicates his recordings and utilizes their changes, in Volume 4 creating melodic ambient works, warm tones that are colored and affected by subtle texture, creating a beautiful set of 14 cinematic expressions.

Bonjintan (Akira Sakata / Jim O'Rourke / Giovanni Di Domenico / Tatsuhisa Yamamoto): Dental Kafka Bonjintan (Akira Sakata / Jim O'Rourke / Giovanni Di Domenico / Tatsuhisa Yamamoto):
Dental Kafka

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The 2nd release from the Bonjintan quartet led by Akira Sakata on saxophone, clarinet & voice, with Jim O'Rourke on double bass, Giovanni Di Domenico on piano & Hohner pianet, and Tatsuhisa Yamamoto on drums, an international grouping with experimental approaches to improvisation and avant music, yielding unusual results of great character, tension and pointed expression.

Master Oogway: Earth And Other Worlds Master Oogway:
Earth And Other Worlds

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The second album from the Norwegian electric jazz quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitar, Lauritz Lyster Skeidsvoll on saxophone, Karl Erik Horndalsveen on double bass, and Martin Heggli Mellem on drums, after their 2018 album The Concert Koan on the Clean Feed label, here in six powerfully thrilling tracks of youthful exuberance and impressive skill.

Swell, Steve (w / Cyrille / Hwang / Bart / Lonberg-Holm / Boston): The Center Will Hold featuring An Swell, Steve (w / Cyrille / Hwang / Bart / Lonberg-Holm / Boston):
The Center Will Hold featuring Andrew Cyrille

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Thumbscrew (Fujiwara / Halvorson / Formanek): The Anthony Braxton Project Thumbscrew (Fujiwara / Halvorson / Formanek):
The Anthony Braxton Project

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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The Thumbscrew trio of NY improvisers Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibes, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Michael Formanek on double bass, turn their focus to their shared history with composer and reedist Anthony Braxton as he celebrates his 75th birthday, performing 11 previously unheard compositions selected from Composition No. 14 through No. 274; masterful and profound.

Stirrup + 6 (Lonberg-Holdm / Macri / Rumback): The Avondale Addition Stirrup + 6 (Lonberg-Holdm / Macri / Rumback):
The Avondale Addition

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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The Stirrup trio of cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri (bass), and Charles Rumback (drums) is merged with improvisers from Lonberg-Holm's Lightbox Orchestra project--Keefe Jackson & Mars Williams on reeds, guitarist Peter Maunu, violist Jen Clare Paulson, trumpeter Russ Johnson & Zoots Houston on electronics -for this compelling structured performance at Elastic Arts.

Taylor, Chad Trio (Feat Brian Settles / Neil Podgurski): The Daily Biological Taylor, Chad Trio (Feat Brian Settles / Neil Podgurski):
The Daily Biological

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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"As the debut recording of an ensemble rooted in deep and abiding friendships The Daily Biological is a creatively roiling conversation. The unusual trio of drums (Chad Taylor), saxophone (Brian Settles) and piano (Neil Podgurski) creat...

Reid, Tomeka Quartet: Old New Reid, Tomeka Quartet:
Old New

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Drawn from some of New Yorks finest and most active improvisers, cellist Tomeka Reid's string-centric quartet with Mary Halvorson on guitar, Jason Roebke on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, take Reid's lyrical compositions into ebullient territory, showing the effective power of these versatile string instruments in creative and irresistible modern jazz.

Davies, Rhodri: Telyn Rawn Davies, Rhodri:
Telyn Rawn

(Amgen Records -- UK )

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Dating back to the 13th century in Wales, the Telyn Rawn is a nearly forgotten horsehair harp; UK improvising harpist Rhodri Davies researched the instrument and its unique sound, commissioning the construction of a harp on which he performs 18 improvisations of impressive technique and sonority, launching his new Amgen Records label with this album named for the instrument.

Toyozumi / Yandsen / Countryman: Future of Change Toyozumi / Yandsen / Countryman:
Future of Change

(ChapChap Records -- Japan )

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The collaboration of American alto saxophonist living in the Philippines Rick Countryman with legendary Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozumim, also performing on Erhu, continues with this outstanding performance at the LIMBO Art Gallery in Makati, Philippines in 2020, joined by Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen for a burning set of free jazz.

Kirchner, Quin: The Shadows and The Light [2 CDs] Kirchner, Quin:
The Shadows and The Light [2 CDs]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Recorded over 2 days in a Chicago studio in configurations from duos to an octet, drummer Quin Kirchner provides the compositions on this double CD for 11 pieces, alongside works by Frank Foster, Phil Cohran, Sun Ra & Carla Bley, presented as a story or a journey of differing styles and forms, made cohesive by Kirchner's remarkable drumming and coherently diverse interests.

Who Trio (Wintsch / Hemingway / Oester): Strell Who Trio (Wintsch / Hemingway / Oester):
Strell

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"The collective Who Trio commemorated 20 years of existence in 2018, by starting the project "Strell", which only now has been committed to record. This was the time considered necessary for their members to achieve the maturity of a co...

Roots Magic (Pololla / De Fabritiis / Tedeschi / Spera): Take Root Among The Stars Roots Magic (Pololla / De Fabritiis / Tedeschi / Spera):
Take Root Among The Stars

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Mining the area between the blues and creative jazz with pieces by Charles Tyler, Ornette Coleman, Phil Cohran and Sun Ra, this is the 3rd album from the Italian quartet of Alberto Popolla on clarinets, Errico De Fabritiis on saxophones, Gianfranco Tedeschi on double bass, and Fabrizio Spera on drums & percussion, joined by Eugenio Colombo on flute and Francesco Lo Cascio on vibes.

Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman): Yun Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman):
Yun

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"The Mandarin word "Yun" means "Cloud" and it describes quite well the purposes of this new project lead by the Belgian singer Lynn Cassiers: the exploration by an electro-acoustic ensemble of the traditional roots of that music we call...

Alves, Pedro Melo (Johnson / Nunes / Dionisio / Risser / Dresser / Moieme / Alves): In Igma Alves, Pedro Melo (Johnson / Nunes / Dionisio / Risser / Dresser / Moieme / Alves):
In Igma

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Commissioned by the Portuguese Jazz no Parque series (Serralves Foundation, with Rui Eduardo Paes as the curator) in 2019, In Igma, the ensemble, and the opus now released, is a particularly accomplished example of the equating mind of...

Ochs, Larry / Aram Shelton Quartet (w/ Nordeson / Dresser / Walton): Continental Drift Ochs, Larry / Aram Shelton Quartet (w/ Nordeson / Dresser / Walton):
Continental Drift

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Key artists in the San Francisco Bay Area, composers and bandleaders Larry Ochs on tenor and sopranino saxophones and Aram Shelton on alto saxophone join together with Swedish drummer Kjell Nordeson, joined by either double bassist Mark Dresser or Scott Walton, in an album drawn from two sessions featuring exhiliarating pieces of unique approach from both composers.

Snyder, Nicolas: Temporary Places Snyder, Nicolas:
Temporary Places

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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West Coast sound artist Nicolas Snyder is a composer, filmmaker, sound-documenter, gardener, and forager; fascinated by the sounds of nature, he took recordings from streams and National Parks in Vietnam, Pennsylvania, and California and merged them with music composed in the studio to create these works of great beauty as a study of locational and emotional memory.

Filip, Klaus / Moe Kamura: Passagein Filip, Klaus / Moe Kamura:
Passagein

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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ppooll sound artist Klaus Filip and Japanese experimental vocalist Moe Kamura (10Tet, Taku Sugimoto) in a two-part improvisation of electronic tones, textures, silence, and minimalist vocalization and utterance, Filip using a dynamic frequency palette inspiring Kamura's wordless expression; lowercase or Onkyo, a meditative and moody work.

Kuchen, Martin / Landaeus Trio (w/ Lanaeus / Nilsson / Aman): Mind The Gap Of Silence Kuchen, Martin / Landaeus Trio (w/ Lanaeus / Nilsson / Aman):
Mind The Gap Of Silence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"In this new opus coming from Sweden, poly-saxophonist Martin Kuchen joins the Landaeus Trio, not only adding his instruments to the band led by pianist Mathias Landaeus but also his immediately recognizable personal compositions, full ...

Abe, Kaoru : 19770916@Ayler, Sapporo Abe, Kaoru :
19770916@Ayler, Sapporo

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Recently discovered, unissued solo improvisations from legendary Japanese free jazz alto saxophonist Karou Abe--four extended statements from the full concert recorded in 1970 at the Sapporo jazz cafe "Ayler"--an excellent example of the passionate performances he presented, using extended and unusual technique from assertive mastery to near-silent moments; incomparable.

Ballister: Znachki Stilyag Ballister:
Znachki Stilyag

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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The tenth year of the working and touring international Ballister trio of Dave Rempis on alto & tenor saxophones, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion, here in an outrageously powerful yet explorative concert at Dom Cultural Center, in Moscow, Russia in 2019, a fierce example of what this band is capable of.

Zorn, John feat. the Brian Marsella Trio: Calculus Zorn, John feat. the Brian Marsella Trio:
Calculus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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"Calculus is another radical step forward for Zorn—two major 20-minute long-form compositions scored for piano trio. Featuring the incredible young pianist Brian Marsella along with the dynamic rhythm section of Trevor Dunn and Kenny Wo...

Zorn, John (Medeski / Grohowski / Hollenberg): Baphomet Zorn, John (Medeski / Grohowski / Hollenberg):
Baphomet

(Tzadik -- USA )

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"Baphomet is a masterpiece! One epic 40-minute long-form composition touching upon all of Zorn's musical obsessions from classical atonality, minimalism, jazz, metal, punk, funk, improvisation, exotica and more. Passionately performed b...

Spike Orchestra: Splintered Stories Spike Orchestra:
Splintered Stories

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $15.45    

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"Splintered Stories is the brilliant new CD by Sam Eastmond of the Spike Orchestra, whose sparkling arrangements of Masada compositions were a highlight of both The Book of Angels and Zorn's Book Beri'ah. Filled with startling instrumen...

Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Hero Trio Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Hero Trio

(Whirlwind -- UK / EU )

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"The sound is free and lively, the up-tempo tunes seeming like a soundtrack to video of major league hitters trying to hit the impossible and unpredictable wobble of an incoming knuckleball. Long, lanky hitters, lots of knee and elbows ...

Pisaura (Michael Pisaro / Zizia): Asteraceae Pisaura (Michael Pisaro / Zizia):
Asteraceae

(Sedimental -- USA )

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"The 72-minutes of Asteraceae were composed from field recordings of performances around Los Angeles during winter 2018-2019. Pisaura used astrological charts to determine patterns of composing, performing, recording, and producing musi...



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