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Compact Discs


 
Pau Nasim: Alusion Pau Nasim:
Alusion

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Faustino / Pinheiro / Carneiro: The Book of Spirals Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Faustino / Pinheiro / Carneiro:
The Book of Spirals

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Not your average Creative Sources releases, the father/son collaboration of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello are joined by 2/3 of Red Trio — Hernani Faustino on double bass and Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano — with Pedro Carneiro on marimba, for an impressively active set of Swirling, Whirling and Twirling improvisations.

Red List Ensemble: Scope Red List Ensemble:
Scope

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Berlin-based electroacoustic Red List Ensemble founded by cellist Guilherme Rodrigues in a studio recording of the 3-part "Scope", improvised music created in real time using extensive techniques to create and raise tension in a game of contrasts, exploring orchestration in micro-groups through organization of surfaces that are opposed in terms of timbre and sound texture.

String Theory: Tin String Theory:
Tin

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Portuguese String Theory ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodridgues explores the element "Tin" in this live performance at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, 2019, leading a 10-piece ensemble of strings — violin & violas, cellos, double basses, guitars and piano — through an extended improvisation of remarkably detailed yet controlled interaction.

Skrijelj / Rodrigues / Mira / Malmendier: lluvia Skrijelj / Rodrigues / Mira / Malmendier:
lluvia

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A live performance at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon in 2019 from the quartet of Emilie Skrijelj on accordion, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Tom Malmendier on percussion, Lluvia referencing Rain as the quartet quietly builds and releases tension through subtle cues, persistent figures, tonal innuendo and shades.

Gorlinsky / Sysoev / Muller: Universal Vitamin Gorlinsky / Sysoev / Muller:
Universal Vitamin

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An extended improvisation for acoustic instrumentation and voice using unusual and extended techniques, from the Russian trio of Alexey Sysoev on piano, Vladimir Gorlinsky on guitar & voice, and Christian Müller on clarinet, recorded at the Cultural Centre DOM in Moscow in 2019, cycling patiently from quietly expressive sections to chamber-oriented brightly active moments.

Chemical Expansion League, The (Bohman / Lynch / Northover / Mengersen): Grappling with the Orange P Chemical Expansion League, The (Bohman / Lynch / Northover / Mengersen):
Grappling with the Orange Porpoise

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Some of the London free improv scene's finest players, including members of Remote Viewers, Custodians Of The Realm, London Improvisers Orchestra, The Runcible Quintet, &c, met with visiting Berlin double bassist Ulf Mengersen to record this fascinating collective improvisation, using objects, preparations, and a WASP synthesizer for wonderfully unusual results.

Blonk's, Jaap Retirement Overdue (w/ Petruccelli / Stadhouders / Rosaly): New Start [2 CDs] Blonk's, Jaap Retirement Overdue (w/ Petruccelli / Stadhouders / Rosaly):
New Start [2 CDs]

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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The first working band for Dutch vocal improviser Jaap Blonk in 20 years, as he passes 65 years and is clearly NOT ready for retirement, assembling Miguel Petruccelli (Native Aliens Ensemble) on guitar, Jasper Stadhouders (Cactus Truck) on bass, and Chicago ex-pat Frank Rosaly on drums for a double CD of new work, collective improvisation and reworked Blonk classics.

Artaud, Antonin (Jaap Blonk): To Have Done With the Judgment of God Artaud, Antonin (Jaap Blonk):
To Have Done With the Judgment of God

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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Vocal performer & musician Jaap Blonk presents a rendering of French dramatist, poet and theatre director Antonin Artaud's "Pour en Finir avec le Jugement de Dieu" (To Have Done With the Judgment of God), a work shelved by the French Radio in 1948 without broadcast as 'too scatological, political, anti-religious, random, and cacophonous through xylophonic and percussive sounds'.

Brochard, Eric / Fabrice Favriou: Derviche Brochard, Eric / Fabrice Favriou:
Derviche

(Ayler -- France )

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Improvised and heavy forms of experimental rock from the French duo of piccolo bassist Eric Brochard and drummer Fabrice Favriou, their music dramatic, ritualistic and urgent as they reference Maya Deren and mythological experience, their music hypnotically mesmerizing and sonically rich, slowly whirling dervishes in five varying sequences that growl and transfix.

Thing, The (Gustafsson / McPhee / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love): She Knows... Thing, The (Gustafsson / McPhee / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love):
She Knows...

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

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Named for a Don Cherry composition included on this album, the core trio of The Thing--Mats Gustafsson on reeds, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums--is joined by saxophonist and pocket trumpter Joe McPhee, recording classic free jazz and harmolodic pieces by Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, James Blood Ulmer, Frank Lowe, & Joe McPhee.

Ayler, Albert Quartet With Don Cherry: European Recordings Autumn 1964 (Revisited) [2 CDs] Ayler, Albert Quartet With Don Cherry:
European Recordings Autumn 1964 (Revisited) [2 CDs]

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

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Essential radio and live recordings from saxophonist Albert Ayler's European tour in 1964 with Don Cherry on cornet, Gary Peacock on double bass and Sunny Murray on drums, a quintessential grouping for Ayler's compositions, here in outstanding renditions of classic works including "Spirits", "Ghosts", "Vibrations", "Mothers", "Childrens", plus Don Cherry's "Infant Happiness".

Myers, David Lee: That Which Is It Myers, David Lee:
That Which Is It

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Using electronic and digital tools similar to those that fuel his Arcane Device project, New York sound artist David Lee Myers presents an accessibly engaging set of compositions using modular electronics, feedback matrices, guitar textures, voices, and frogs in 11 polyrhythmic adventures; quirky yet non-chaotic, sublime experimental works of tone and texture.

Brodbeck / Bohm: Weak Ties Brodbeck / Bohm:
Weak Ties

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Working in the Elektronisches Studio, in Basel, Switzerland, the duo of electronic artist and guitarist Volker Böhm and drummer/percussionist Benjamin Brodbeck, also employing sonic objects of indeterminate source, create a fascinating set of 9 sonic compositions driven by rhythmic interaction, using space and focused recording techniques in superbly timed dialogs.

Capece, Lucio / Werner Dafeldecker: Iteration Capece, Lucio / Werner Dafeldecker:
Iteration

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two sets of profound composure and restraint, captured at a concert in Munich in May 2019 by Berlin improvising instrumentalists -- Werner Dafeldecker (double bass) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet, slide saxophone, feedback and room amplification) -- invoking moods of Polwechsel through focused structures of intense precision of dense interaction.

de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter: Repetition Of The Same Dream de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter:
Repetition Of The Same Dream

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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During pandemic lockdowns, flutist Mara Winter and experimentalist Clara de Asís explored locations of natural resonance to capture this mix of composition and improvisation, delicate and detailed recordings of diverse intent, using harmonically rich tones and textures that resonate in mysterious and haunting ways of beautiful dream-like secrets and reveries.

Eventless Plot (Vasilis Liolios / Yiannis Tsirikoglou / Arias Gatas): Parallel Worlds Eventless Plot (Vasilis Liolios / Yiannis Tsirikoglou / Arias Gatas):
Parallel Worlds

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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With 20 years of performance history, the "Eventless Plot" trio of Thessaloniki, Greece — Vasilis Liolios (Psaltery, percussion, electronics), Yiannis Tsirikoglou (electronics) and Arias Gatas (piano, percussion, electronics) — present three chamber works, performed with other other Greek instrumentalists; extraordinary works of embracing creativity and depth.

Grady, Kraig: Monument Of Diamonds Grady, Kraig:
Monument Of Diamonds

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Microtonal composer Kraig Grady in a work for specially adapted brass instruments (Kris Tiner, trumpets; Subhraag Singh-saxophones; Emmett Kim Narushima-trombones) and organ (Terumi Narushima) using a the Meta-Slendro tuning, an obscure 17-tone scale, to create an expansive and organic work assembled from recordings of each musician playing meditations on single notes.

Holshouser / Bennink / Moore: Live in NYC Holshouser / Bennink / Moore:
Live in NYC

(Ramboy -- Netherlands )

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A rollicking set of interwoven tunes and improvisations from the trio of Michael Moore on clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone & melodica, Will Holshouser on accordion, and Han Bennink on drums, performing live at Drom, in New York City in 2009 during a 2-week American tour, a joyfully upbeat and lyrical set of improvisations with exuberant drive.

I Don't Hear Nothin' but the Blues (Jon Irabagon / Mike Pride / Mick Barr / Ava Mendoza): Volume 3: I Don't Hear Nothin' but the Blues (Jon Irabagon / Mike Pride / Mick Barr / Ava Mendoza):
Volume 3: Anatomical Snuffbox

(Irabbagast Records -- USA )

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Dedicated to Willem Breuker, NY tenor saxophonist Jon Irabagon's 3rd volume in his I Don't Hear Nothin' but the Blues series adds guitarist Ava Mendoza to the band of Mike Pride on drums and Mick Barr on guitar as they dish up a powerful 46 minute collective free improvisation of savage and dense, exceptionally complex improvisation; not for the faint of heart!

Kita, Naoki / Guilherme Rodrigues / Naoto Yamagishi : S/T Kita, Naoki / Guilherme Rodrigues / Naoto Yamagishi :
S/T

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Leith, Oliver / George Barton / Siwan Rhys : Good Day Good Day Bad Day Bad Day Leith, Oliver / George Barton / Siwan Rhys :
Good Day Good Day Bad Day Bad Day

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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UK composer Oliver Leith presents a work in 8 movements for piano, keys and percussion performed by Siwan Rhys (keys) and George Barton, an invocation of everyday life through a personal and often idiosyncratic orchestration reflective of personal ritual & habits; our good and our irrational, often contradictory impetus, portrayed through quirky and embraceable episodes.

Moore, Michael (w/ Wierbos / de Joode / Vatcher): Felix Quartet Moore, Michael (w/ Wierbos / de Joode / Vatcher):
Felix Quartet

(Ramboy -- The Netherlands )

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Recorded at the historic Bimhuis during the Felix Meritis festival, this was the first meeting of the Felix Quartet featuring frequent collaborators Michael Moore on sax & clarinet and trombonist Wolter Wierbos, with Wilbert de Joode on bass and Michael Vatcher on drums & hammer dulcimer, performing Moore's superb compositions written for this event & for these players.

Schindler, Udo / Masako Ohta : Music In Space Schindler, Udo / Masako Ohta :
Music In Space

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Tokyo pianist Masako Ohta, who works in both compositional and improvisation fields and here perform inside and out of the piano, met mutli-instrumentalist Udo Schindler, here on clarinets and alto horn, as part of the art exhibition by Philp Fischer Ulrich: "monitorobjekte" at Salon fur Klang+Kunst, in Krailling/Munich, Germany in 2019.

Frith, Fred: Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire (Graphic Scores 1986-96) Frith, Fred:
Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire (Graphic Scores 1986-96)

(Angelica -- Italy )

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Sun Ra: Disco 3000 (Complete Milan Concert 1978) Sun Ra:
Disco 3000 (Complete Milan Concert 1978)

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

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Restored to its original brilliant form as a single CD, these sessions from 1977-78 capture Sun Ra live in Italy in a small ensemble with John Gilmore and Michael Ray.

Konstrukt / Otomo Yoshihide: Eastern Saga: Live at TUSK [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Konstrukt / Otomo Yoshihide:
Eastern Saga: Live at TUSK [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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The 4th of Karl Records' collaboration series brings Turkish free improvising group Konstrukt together with Japanese experimental improviser Otomo Yoshihide, recording at the Tusk Festival in 2018, Konstrukt configured as a quintet with two drummers, winds, guitar, synth and bass, Otomo adding guitar and turntables to create a dense, exultant and exotic brew of electrified improvisation.

Namtchylak, Sainkho / Ned Rothenberg / Dieb13: Antiphonen Namtchylak, Sainkho / Ned Rothenberg / Dieb13:
Antiphonen

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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The first meeting for the trio of Tuvan free improvising vocalist & throat singer Sainkho Namtchylak, saxophonist Ned Rothenberg and turntablist Dieb13, captured in performance at Music Unlimited 33, at Alter Schlachthof Wels, Austria in 2019 for 2 improvisations — the 40 minute "Shave and a Haircut" and the 11 minute "Two Bits" — in incredibly creative and formidable music.

Minton, Phil / Dieb13: With, Without Minton, Phil / Dieb13:
With, Without

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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Combining concerts from a number of festivals and venues between 2009 & 2017, this album presents the best of the collaboration between London free improvising vocalist Phil Minton and Austrian turntablist and experimenter Dieb13, each of them masterfully unleashed in overwhelmingly creative, outlandish, sometimes frightening/sometimes uproarious, truly unique music.

Shipp Trio, Matthew: The Unidentifiable Shipp Trio, Matthew:
The Unidentifiable

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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Using the traditional piano-bass-drums lineup, NY pianist Matthew Shipp's trio with Michael Bisio on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums balance their work between beautiful lyrical interplay of melodic counterpoint and rhythmic undertow and exploratory work accentuating unique eccentricities from all three players, a great next motion from this authoritative trio.

Amado, Rodrigo / Dirk Serries: Jazzblazzt Amado, Rodrigo / Dirk Serries:
Jazzblazzt

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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Portugese tenor saxophonist Rodrigo Amado met Belgian electric & acoustic guitarist Dirk Serries for this live performance at Jazzblazzt in The Netherlands in 2018 for two extended conversations, the first set finding Serries on electric and the 2nd on acoustic, as the two push and pull each other, intertwining or finding complement in their discourse.

Monicker (Scott Thomson / Arthur Bull / Roger Turner): Libr'aerie Monicker (Scott Thomson / Arthur Bull / Roger Turner):
Libr'aerie

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The second release from the trio of legendary London improvising drummer Roger Turner, Montreal trombonist Scott Thomson and guitarist Arthur Bull, aka Moniker, after their 2018 Ambiances Magnetiques album "Spine", in three improvisations about "Books", quick witted active improvisation with a carefree and bright approach to exceptionally detailed interaction.

Cryingsnice (Eric Hamelin / Chris Dadge): All Greased Up For Nothin' Cryingsnice (Eric Hamelin / Chris Dadge):
All Greased Up For Nothin'

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Frequent collaborators, Canadian drummer and experimentalist Eric Hamelin joins Chris Dadge, who more typically performs as a drummer/percussionist, in a duo with Dadge on violin, as the two create wonderfully active environments of sound as they follow conceptual paths that embrace electroacoustic methodology through two pieces performed live in the studio.

Shalabi, Sam / Norm Adams / Tim Crofts: Collateral Shalabi, Sam / Norm Adams / Tim Crofts:
Collateral

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Produced for their Spring 2018 Canadian Tour, the trio of Montreal/Cairo-based oud and guitar player Sam Shalabi, and Halifax collaborators, cellist Norm Adams and pianist Tim Crofts (both part of the suddenlyLISTEN performance series) present a live concert at St. Matthew's United Church in Halifax, brilliantly merging Arabic, compositional & free approaches.

Davis, Emily / Christopher Riggs / George Romaine: Extinction Burst Davis, Emily / Christopher Riggs / George Romaine:
Extinction Burst

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Chicago-based guitarist Christopher Rigg, founder of the Holy Cheever Church Records, developed this set of pieces called "extinction bursts", performed with Emily David on drums and George Romaine on piano, a work he refers to as "maximalist harsh free jazz wall", using a lurching and squealing guitar figure over which David and Romaine overlay slow progressions.

Futterman, Joel: Remembering Dolphy Futterman, Joel:
Remembering Dolphy

(JDF Music -- USA )

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Pianist Joel Futterman pays a tribute to late alto saxophonist Eric Dolphy through six Dolphy original compositions, plus one Mal Waldron track and two Futterman originals referencing Dolphy's well-known Blue Note record, "Out to Dinner" parts one & two, each track unedited with no overdubs and the album presented in the sequence in which it was recorded.

Futterman, Joel: Blues For My Brother Futterman, Joel:
Blues For My Brother

(Creation Music -- USA )

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Four solo imporovisations from pianist Joel Futterman, starting with the nearly 20-minute "Blues For Ronnie" dedicated to his brother Ronald, a lyrical and soulful work that reflects traditional blues and ragtimes forms within a modern perspective, alongside 3 other rich works of the strong technical and melodic skill that define Futterman's mastery and intentions.

Futterman, Joel / Ike Levin Duo: The Present Gift Futterman, Joel / Ike Levin Duo:
The Present Gift

(IML Music -- USA )

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A meeting in the studio in 2001 between frequent collaborators, pianist Joel Futterman also performing on curved soprano saxophone & wooden Indian flute, and Chicago tenor saxophonist Ike Levin, also on bass clarinet and Brazilian Kalimba, beautifully capturing the extraordinary conversation of strongly articulated dialog between the two improvisers; impressive!

Futterman, Joel : The Fall Futterman, Joel :
The Fall

(Creation Music -- USA )

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Futterman, Joel / Ike Levin Trio featuring Kash Killion: LifeLine Futterman, Joel / Ike Levin Trio featuring Kash Killion:
LifeLine

(Charles Lester Music -- USA )

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"Tenor saxophonist Ike Levin and pianist Joel Futterman make for an undeniably potent duo, evidenced by previous releases. Moving forward, the twosome augments its attack with cellist and African Wooden Whistle performer, Kash Killion o...

Musson, Rachel / Pat Thomas / Mark Sanders: Shifa - Live In Oslo Musson, Rachel / Pat Thomas / Mark Sanders:
Shifa - Live In Oslo

(577 -- USA )

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Performing as part of the Blow Out Festival 2019, the UK improvising trio Shifa, meaning "healing", of Rachel Musson on tenor saxophone, Pat Thomas on piano, and Mark Sanders on drums, are captured live in Oslo for four dramatic and masterful collective improvisations, passionate and building works, releasing their tension and rebuilding in powerful waves.

Brown, Chris: Retrospectacles [2 CDs] Brown, Chris:
Retrospectacles [2 CDs]

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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A fascinating 2-CD retrospective of the solo piano and computer work from 1990 to 2016 of San Francisco Bay Area experimental composer Chris Brown, whose work focuses on evolving paradigms of human-machine interaction through live signal processing, generative polyrhythmic textures, and a cohabitation of both formal control and indeterminacy.

Bruckmann / Djll / Heule / Nishi-Smith: Brittle Feebling Bruckmann / Djll / Heule / Nishi-Smith:
Brittle Feebling

(Humbler -- USA )

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The title gives a sense of the unusual acoustic improvisation this West Coast collective perform, along with their description "prickles and bleats, an abrasive delicacy; fricative rasp and withheld breath seethe together in a discomfiting cuddle" — from Kyle Bruckmann on oboe & English horn, Tom Djll on trumpet, Jacob Felix Heule on floor tom, and Kanoko Nishi-Smith on koto.

Gargaud, Guillaume: Strange Memories Gargaud, Guillaume:
Strange Memories

(Setola Di Maiale / Chant -- Italy )

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Guitarist/composer Guillaume Gargaud of Le Havre, France steps away from his more typical electric guitar work for an album of acoustic guitar improvisations, freely associative playing of rich harmonic and melodic development, from ostensibly meandering fragility to powerful chord work, revealing a strong and confident center through imaginative progressions that captivate his listeners.

Leap Of Faith: The Observed Present Leap Of Faith:
The Observed Present

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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The debut of this new Boston-area trio drawn from the Leap of Faith lineup, from the core duo of PEK on clarinets, saxophones, clarinets & flutes, and Glynis Lomon on cello, aquasonic & voice, with guest Eric Woods on synth and percussion, the trio using heavy percussion and electronics gear in a unique journey of extended freeform improvisation.

Leap Of Faith: True Representations of Reality Leap Of Faith:
True Representations of Reality

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"Leap of Faith is the core duet of the Leap of Faith Orchestra (LOFO) comprised of PEK on clarinets, saxophones, clarinets and flutes, and Glynis Lomon on cello, aquasonic and voice. The ensemble is based in Boston and dates back to the ear...

Lijiang Quintet: Crossing A River By Rope Lijiang Quintet:
Crossing A River By Rope

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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"Recorded in the Yunnan Province of China during a serendipitous meeting of five musicians at the Lijiang Studio artist residency in July 2017, this collection of improvisations presents a rare and exuberant exchange of sonic discourse...

Moritz / Ali / Costa : Estuary Moritz / Ali / Costa :
Estuary

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )

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After having collaborated in a variety of contexts for a few years, in 2017 Jonathan Moritz, Sean Ali and Carlo Costa started to perform regularly as a trio, over time honing a distinctive sound, using space through patient development, abstraction and textural playing and central tenets in their jazz-influenced improvisations, here in their first album.

PEK Solo / An Orchestra Of PEKS: Some Truths Are Known [3 CDS] PEK Solo / An Orchestra Of PEKS:
Some Truths Are Known [3 CDS]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"Every once in a while, there is a break in the crazy schedule here at Evil Clown and I have some time to do a solo album. Our grand olde pal, the Corona Virus has provided such a break in spades.... At the beginning of the year, it appeare...

PEK Solo: Schism PEK Solo:
Schism

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Approaching his solo work with new compositional strategies, multi-reedist and percussionist David Peck uses time and texture as the principal organizational elements in 9 pre-mixed recordings over which PEK was allowed more flexibility and freedom in instrumental choice during performance, using a vast collection of instruments in dramatic improvisations.

Pitsiokos, Chris / Javier Areal Velez / Kevin Murray: First Blush Pitsiokos, Chris / Javier Areal Velez / Kevin Murray:
First Blush

(1039 Records -- USA )

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"Pitsiokos, a gladiatorial player with monstrous technique, takes no prisoners, the curves and angles of his extended, circular-breathed, ecstatically inclined lines as clearly articulated as the muscles in his cheeks. Areal Velez - a s...

Powerdove: Bitter Banquet Powerdove:
Bitter Banquet

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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"Bitter Banquet is a multi-media song cycle inspired by pivotal moments in the lives of several characters, as portrayed by Euripides in his tragedies: Hecuba, Andromache, Iphigenia, Phaedra, Evadne, Alcestis, Polyxena, Megara, Medea an...

Sub-Unit No. 1: Main Sequence Sub-Unit No. 1:
Main Sequence

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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A new sub-unit of the Leap of Faith Orchestra showcases the work of David Peck (PEK) on clarinets, saxophones, and a wide array of percussive devices, in a duo with new drummer Michael Knoblach, also on an assortment of percussive devices including antique sheep shears, African circumcision rattles, dan mo, &c, for 5 unique improvisations recorded in the studio.

Wong, Theresa: The Unlearning Wong, Theresa:
The Unlearning

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The duo of cellist and vocalist Theresa Wong with Carla Kihlstedt on violin and voice in fascinating experimental art songs inspired by the "Disasters of War" etchings by Francisco Goya.

Daimonji (Hoppy / Yoshida / Nasuno) : Eutopia [3 CDs] Daimonji (Hoppy / Yoshida / Nasuno) :
Eutopia [3 CDs]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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A triple CD from the quartet of Hoppy Kamiyama on keyboards, voice, Tatsuya Yoshida on drums & voice, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass and Kinuzuki on guitar, frequent collaborators in a mostly instrumental setting of high intensity improvised rock forms, three complete sets of dense avant/progressive music with incredible technical dexterity and a twisted creative sense.

Haden, Petra (w/ John Zorn / Jesse Harris feat. the Julian Lage Trio): Songs For Petra Haden, Petra (w/ John Zorn / Jesse Harris feat. the Julian Lage Trio):
Songs For Petra

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The songwriting team of John Zorn and Jesse Harris, who worked together on Zorn's The Song Project, wrote these beautiful melodies & lyrics that merge elements of rock and jazz for singer Petra Haden, performed in a quintet with Jesse Harris on acoustic guitar, keys & background vocals, Kenny Wollesen on drums, percussion, Julian Lage on guitar, and Jorge Roeder on bass.

Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya: Improvisations 5 [2 CDs] Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya:
Improvisations 5 [2 CDs]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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21 wild rides from the fully improvised duo of guitarist Kazuhisa Uchihashi on guitar & effects, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, voice & sampler, two CDs from four separate concerts at Japanese venues Akihabara Goodman in 2012 & 2014, Kichijoji FOXHOLE in 2014, and Okubo Hikarino-Uma in 2017; intensely exciting and magnificently masterful improv instrumental rock.

Sanhedrin (Haino / Yoshida / Nasuno): Change The Density So That You Can Crawl Up From The Sea Of   Sanhedrin (Haino / Yoshida / Nasuno):
Change The Density So That You Can Crawl Up From The Sea Of Duty

(Trailights Record -- Japan )

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Formed in the mid-2000s in the wake of the band Knead, the first new Sanhedrin album in six years sees the return of Keiji Haino on guitar, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass guitar and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, performing live at Akihabara Club Goodman in Japan for four extended rock improvisations, dense, soulful avant-prog with feedback drenched resonance.

Carter, Daniel / Patrick Holmes / Matthew Putman / Hilliard Greene / Federico Ughi: Telepathic Myste Carter, Daniel / Patrick Holmes / Matthew Putman / Hilliard Greene / Federico Ughi:
Telepathic Mysteries Vol. 1

(577 -- USA )

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Referring to an improvisational style only possible after many years of collaboration, which they refer to as a "ghostly, boundary-pushing music between friends", this is the 4th sublime album from the quintet of Daniel Carter on reeds & trumpet, Patrick Holmes on clarinet, Matthew Putman on piano & keys, Hilliard Greene on bass, and Federico Ughi on drums.

Pavone, J. String Ensemble: Lost and Found [CD] Pavone, J. String Ensemble:
Lost and Found [CD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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"Formed in 2017, J Pavone String Ensemble features Jessica Pavone and Abby Swidler on violas, and Erica Dicker and Angela Morris on violins. The group's latest release, Lost And Found, combines both traditional notation and improvisatio...

Wyatt, Robert: His Greatest Misses Wyatt, Robert:
His Greatest Misses

(Domino Record Co. -- USA )

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Originally released in 2004 in Japan, this compilation covers songs from Soft Machine legend Robert Wyatt's solo career, from albums back to Rock Bottom through Cuckooland, sequenced non-chronologically reflecting the depth of interest, excitement & pathos of his remarkable career, one of rock's most unconventional and brilliant songwriters and singers.



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