The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2017, Squidco LLC
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
Squidco Memorial Day 2017 Sale
Buy any new CD, DVD, LP, Cassette or Book, take 8% off
Buy 3 or more, take 15% off!
Discount calculated at checkout time.


 
Cooper, Lindsay: Sahara Dust Cooper, Lindsay:
Sahara Dust

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock
Cor Fuhler : Stengam Cor Fuhler :
Stengam

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $18.95    

In Stock

On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment

Correction: Two Nights in April Correction:
Two Nights in April

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Two live dates from Crescendo and Glenn Miller Cafe in Sweden from the trio of Sebastian Bergstrom on piano, Joachim Nyberg on bass, and Emil Astrand-Melin on drums.

Cosottini, Miro / Tonino Miano: The Curvature of Pace Cosottini, Miro / Tonino Miano:
The Curvature of Pace

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

The first release on the pianist and composer Tonino Miano's new Impressus label is a like-minded, far-ranging and imaginative duo with trumper Mirio Costonnin.

Cotinaud, Francois Klangfarben Ensemble : Monologue de Schoenberg [CD + DVD] Cotinaud, Francois Klangfarben Ensemble :
Monologue de Schoenberg [CD + DVD]

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $19.50    

In Stock

Poet Francois Cotinaud presents a tribute to Arnold Schoenberg and John Cage through the acting of Francoise Purnode and nine musicians involved in soundpainting, with a CD and a DVD of the preformance plus interviews & insight into the work.

Coursil, Jacques with Alan Silva: FreeJazzArt Coursil, Jacques with Alan Silva:
FreeJazzArt

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Trumpeter Jacques Coursil's in duo with double bassist Alan Silva, frequently using the bow, recorded over two days at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France; intimate and lyrical dialog from two old friends in 3 sessions for the late trumpeter Bill Dixon.

Courvoisier, Sylvie - Mark Feldman Duo: Live At Theatre Vidy-Lausanne Courvoisier, Sylvie - Mark Feldman Duo:
Live At Theatre Vidy-Lausanne

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

In Stock

The long-standing duo of violinist Mark Feldman and pianist Sylvie Courvoisier in 7 compositions dedicated to the memory of Cuban baseball legend Rene Gonzalez, performing live at the Theatre Vidy-Lausanne.

Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio: Abaton [DVD] Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio:
Abaton [DVD]

(La Huite -- France )

Price: $24.95    

In Stock

Sylvie Courvoisier, the Swiss pianist-composer and Mark Feldman, New York violinist, have joined German cellist Anja Lechner to play "Abaton" in concert, released in 2004 by ECM.

Coxhill / Ward: Old Sights New Sounds Coxhill / Ward:
Old Sights New Sounds

(Incus -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

London veteran improvisers, saxophonist Lol Coxhill and clarinetist Alex Ward, met at the Incus HQ in 2010 to record these 7 extraordinary dialogs, described as a 1 Act work in 2 scenes with 6 characters!

Coxhill, Lol / Mueller, Torsten / Rutherford, Paul: Milwaukee Coxhill, Lol / Mueller, Torsten / Rutherford, Paul:
Milwaukee

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.56    

In Stock
Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda: Sitting On Your Stairs Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda:
Sitting On Your Stairs

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

An improvised concert at Les Instantes Chavires near Paris in 2011, the last outing of the duo of saxophonist Lol Coxhill and trumpter Michel Doneda, two fine improvisers at the top of their respective abilities.

Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner: Success With Your Dog Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner:
Success With Your Dog

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

The duo of Lol Coxhill on soprano saxophone and Roger Turner on drums & percussion, performing at Brest & London in 2003 and 2010; unusual conversation from two long-standing improvising colleagues.

Coxhill, Lol: Coxhill On Ogun Coxhill, Lol:
Coxhill On Ogun

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock
Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost: Cinema Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost:
Cinema

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

Two masters of London's free improvising scene - saxophonist Evan Parker and percussionist Eddie Prevost - in a trio with young lion John Coxon on electric guitar and prepared piano, in an impressive and dynamic journey of technique and tone.

Curado, Paulo  - O Lugar da Desordem: The Bird, the Breeze, and Mr Filiano Curado, Paulo - O Lugar da Desordem:
The Bird, the Breeze, and Mr Filiano

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Alto saxophonist and flutist Paulo Curado with New York bassist Ken Filiano and Bruno Pedroso on drums, a nuanced work from a lyrical and free power jazz trio.

Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred: 2 Gentlemen in Verona Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred:
2 Gentlemen in Verona

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock
Cutler, Chris and Frith, Fred: Live in Moscow, Prague & Washington Cutler, Chris and Frith, Fred:
Live in Moscow, Prague & Washington

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

In Stock
D'Agaro, Daniele / Glerum, Ernst / Bennink, Han : Strandjutters D'Agaro, Daniele / Glerum, Ernst / Bennink, Han :
Strandjutters

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

In Stock
Dafeldecker, Werner & Theo Nabicht: vessels Dafeldecker, Werner & Theo Nabicht:
vessels

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $16.45    

In Stock

Werner Dafeldecker (doublebass) and Theo Nabicht (contrabass clarinet) play together for the first time as a duo, exploring low frequencies and mixing their unique musical styles.

Dahlgren, Chris & Lexicon: Mystic Maze Dahlgren, Chris & Lexicon:
Mystic Maze

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $16.45    

In Stock

12 compositions from bassist Dahlgren in a quintet including Gebhard Ullman performing works using a compositional matrix system and narrative from critiques written against Bela Bartok.

Daktari: This Is The Last Song I Wrote About Jews, Volume 1 Daktari:
This Is The Last Song I Wrote About Jews, Volume 1

(Multikulti Project -- Poland )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Trumpeter Olgierd Dokalski leads Daktari, a young and modern jazz quintet with electric guitar and electric bass, an accesible and interesting band with rock and klezmer overtones.

Dalachinsky, Steve / Joelle Leandre: The Bill Has Been Paid Dalachinsky, Steve / Joelle Leandre:
The Bill Has Been Paid

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

New York poet Steve Dalachinsky, indelibly linked to the creative Downtown NY jazz scene, in duos with French double bass player, improviser and composer Joelle Leandre, recorded live at Rogueart in Paris, May 2012.

Daniel, Sylvain / Gregoire Galichet / Matthieu Metzger: Killing Spree Daniel, Sylvain / Gregoire Galichet / Matthieu Metzger:
Killing Spree

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $12.00    

In Stock

Saxophonist Matthieu Metzger takes us on the dark side in a "Killing Spree" with electric bassist Sylvain Daniel and drummer Gregoire Galichet, 9 pieces of demanding improvisation that share a Naked City or Court of the Crimson King energy fueled by awesome technical prowess.

Dato, Carlo Actis / Baldo Martinez : Folklore Imaginario  <i>[Used Item]</i> Dato, Carlo Actis / Baldo Martinez :
Folklore Imaginario [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.95    

In Stock

"Communication is a bridge. Carlo Actis Dato and Baldo Martinez build one that is supple and sways tantalizingly to the impulses of their imagination. Both are visionaries who can envisage the distant and head for it. Their path is not ...

Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.

Davies / Mukarji / Lazaridou-Chatzigoga: Outwash Davies / Mukarji / Lazaridou-Chatzigoga:
Outwash

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Improvisers Angharad Davies (violin), Tisha Mukarji (piano), and Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga (zither) create three recordings inside a London church that range from graceful to tense interplay.

Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner: A.D. Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner:
A.D.

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Incredible, understated improvisation from two masters of the form - Axel Dorner on trumpet and Angharad Davies on violin - in three commanding tracks of atmospheric momentum.

Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages): Pluie Fine Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages):
Pluie Fine

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

The collaboration between the electroacoustic duo of Cremaster (Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro) and violinist Angharad Davies, mixing contemporary electronics with long-form minimalist drone music.

Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade : Hum Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade :
Hum

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Fascinating electro-acoustic improvisation from harpist Rhodri Davies with an open-minded and experimental quartet creating dynamic and unexpected music.

Davies, Rhodri: Over Shadows Davies, Rhodri:
Over Shadows

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

A single long work using an ebow to create compatible and conflicting harp drones from European experimental and improvising artist Rhodri Davies.

Day & Taxi (Gallio / Jeger / Meier): Artists [2 CDs] Day & Taxi (Gallio / Jeger / Meier):
Artists [2 CDs]

(Percaso -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Balancing jazz and contemporary music, the Swiss trio of Christoph Gallio (saxes), Silvan Jeger (double bass) and David Meier (drums), continues the history of this touring band that started in 1989, here in their 8th release of excellent modern jazz.

De Beren Gieren plus Susana Santos Silva: The Detour Fish (Live in Ljubljana) De Beren Gieren plus Susana Santos Silva:
The Detour Fish (Live in Ljubljana)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Performing live at the 2014 Ljubljana Jazz Festival, this piano jazz trio led by Fulco Ottervanger with Lieven Van Pee on bass and Simon Segers on drums performed with special guest Susana Silva for a lyrical set of creative free improv borrowing from a variety of styles.

Decoy (Hawkins / Edwards / Noble): Vol. 1: Spiri Decoy (Hawkins / Edwards / Noble):
Vol. 1: Spiri

(Bo Weavil Recordings -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

This UK trio uses the distorted edges of the Hammond Organ to knock the socks off of conventional organ jazz in riveting and downright terrifying approaches to free improvisation.

Decoy & Joe McPhee: Oto Decoy & Joe McPhee:
Oto

(Bo Weavil Recordings -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

The Decoy trio of organist Alexander Hawkins, double-bassist John Edwards and drummer Steve Noble are joined by NY saxophonist Joe McPhee to perform 3 wild improvisations at London's Cafe Oto.

Deep Tones for Peace: Kadima Triptych Series Deep Tones for Peace:
Kadima Triptych Series

(Kadima Triptych -- Israel )

Price: $19.80    

In Stock

A telematic bass ensemble performing for peace in the Middle East, including Mark Dresser, Barre Phillips, Bert Turetzky, JC Jones, Thierry Barbe, Henry Grimes, Trevor Dunn, Lindsey Horner, &c.

Demand / Woellwarth / Demand / Kleinemas / Winger: Beside the Cage Demand / Woellwarth / Demand / Kleinemas / Winger:
Beside the Cage

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock
Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Heretofore Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal:
Heretofore

(Umlaut Records -- France )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

The duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and percussionist Antonin Gerbal, 2/3 of the Zoor trio, in an album of free improvisation contrasting simple and complex sounds, organic and mechanical rhythms while evoking asymmetric, geometric or enigmatic shapes.

Denzler, Bertrand: Tenor Denzler, Bertrand:
Tenor

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $12.00    

In Stock

Three solo investigations in tonality, microtonality, and the physicality of the tenor saxophonist from European free and modern improviser Bertand Denzler.

Der Rote Bereich (Mobus / Mahall / Steidle) : 7 Der Rote Bereich (Mobus / Mahall / Steidle) :
7

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

In Stock

7th release from the trio of guitarist Mobus, saxophonist Rudi Mahall & drummer Oliver Steidle, impressive playing from a trio with 18 years playing together, one of Germany's most important avant jazz groups.

Deux Maisons: For Sale Deux Maisons:
For Sale

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Deux Maisons (Two Houses) is a chamber jazz quartet bringing together French and Portuguese players of the current generation: from France, 2 brothers, Theo & Valentin Ceccaldi (violin and cello); from Portugal, Luis Vicente (trumpet) & Marco Franco (drums).

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Pillow Circles Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Pillow Circles

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Saxophonist Dijkstra in compositions commissioned from the North Sea Jazz Festival 2009, 9 works written for Henry Threadgill, George Lewis, Fred Frith, &c.

DJ Sniff: EP (Evan Parker) DJ Sniff:
EP (Evan Parker)

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Turntable musician DJ Sniff (Takuro Mizuta Lippit) in a strange take on Evan Parker as an homage and investigation into his work over the decades, as explained in Sniff's insightful essay in the booklet.

DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo: Schl8hof [VINYL] DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo:
Schl8hof [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $23.95    

In Stock

Chicago's leading free jazz DKV Trio of Ken Vandermark (reeds), Hamid Drake (drums) and Kent Kessler (bass) are joined by European Free Jazz leaders Mats Gustafsson (reeds), Paul Nilssen-Love (drums) and Massimo Pupillo (bass).

Doneda / Kocher / Schiller : ///Grape Skin Doneda / Kocher / Schiller :
///Grape Skin

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

The trio of Michel Doneda, Christoph Schiller and Jonas Kocher performing music of delicate tension and great assurance recorded in the spectacular church at Ligerz, Switzerland.

Doneda / Toulemonde / Desmarchelier: Le Terrier Doneda / Toulemonde / Desmarchelier:
Le Terrier

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Hardcore ea-improv from saxophonist Doneda, guitarist Desmarchelier and amplified objectician Toulemonde, active, attention-grabbing and downright frightening sound work.

Dorgon, Mr. / Parker, William: 9 Dorgon, Mr. / Parker, William:
9

(Jumbo -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock
Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann: The Berlin Series No. 3 Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann:
The Berlin Series No. 3

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00    

In Stock

A split CD presenting contrasting aspects of 'Berlin reductionism': "Roananax 1999" - from the quartet of Axel Dorner, Robin Hayward, Annette Krebs and Andrea Neumann; and "Obliq 2014" from the current Berlin group of Pierre Borel, Hannes Lingens and Derek Shirley.

Double Tandem (Baars / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love): Cement Double Tandem (Baars / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love):
Cement

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $13.56    

In Stock

Performing live at Cementen in Norway, the trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with reed players Ken Vandermark and Ab Baars, 3 intense yet playful improvisations from 3 masters of the form.

Duboc, Benjamin: Primare Cantus Duboc, Benjamin:
Primare Cantus

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $43.95    

In Stock

A 3 CD set from bassist Benjamin Duboc: a solo disc of low register improv; plus 2 discs in duo and trio settings with Didier Lasserre, Sylvain Guerineau, Jean-Luc Petit, Pascal Battus, Sophie Agnel & Christian Pruvost.

Duboc, Benjamin: St. James Infirmary Duboc, Benjamin:
St. James Infirmary

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $9.95    

In Stock

French bassist Benjamin Duboc, part of The Turbine!, Nuts, and a member of the Dark Tree roster, in a solo album of two extended improvisations: the traditional folk song "St. James Infirmary Blues"; and a free improvisation named for the church in which the album was recorded.

Ducret / Mockunas: Silent Vociferation Ducret / Mockunas:
Silent Vociferation

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Studio recordings of collaborators Ducret with Lithuanian reed player Mockunas, who have played together in the bands Toxikum, Megaphone and in the Copenhagen Art Ensemble.

Ducret, Marc: Tower-Bridge [2 CDs] Ducret, Marc:
Tower-Bridge [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $29.95    

In Stock

Guitarist Marc Ducret completes his "Tower" series with a 12-piece ensemble including all musicians from the 4 Tower volumes, including Tim Berne, Tom Rainey, Matthias Mahler, &c. in 2 CDs of two concerts from their 2012 tour; innovative and astoundingly great modern jazz.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, vol. 1 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, vol. 1

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Marc Ducret's Tower Project, music composed as a rendering of Vladimir Nabokov's novel "Ada", the first of 4 albums, here in a quintet with Kasper Tranberg, Matthias Mahler, Fred Gastard & Peter Bruun.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, vol. 2 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, vol. 2

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

The 2nd volume of guitarist Ducret's Tower project, an incredible quartet with saxophonist Tim Berne, violinist Dominique Pifarly and drummer Tom Rainey, complex and exultant, intertwining improv.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, Vol. 3 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, Vol. 3

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Guitarist Marc Ducret's sextet performs comments on the music previously played in the other albums of the Tower series, either as rewritten fragments or developments of excerpts or patterns.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, Vol. 4 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, Vol. 4

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Marc Ducret's Tower series continues, skipping a beat as we jump from Vol 2. to Vol. 4, in this live solo acoustic guitar release from his 2012 Baltic tour, where he reassembles and builds bridges to offer a new vision of the Tower's cycle.

Dudek, Gerd: Day and Night Dudek, Gerd:
Day and Night

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Saxophonist Gerd Dudek's 2012 concert in London at the Vortex in a quartet with Hans Koller (piano), Oli Hayhurst (bass) and Gene Calderazzo (drums), with Dudek and Koller picking some of their favorite jazz tunes including works by Nichols, Shorter, Coleman, Wheeler, &c.

DuH (Gratkowski / Mezei / Markos / Blume): in just DuH (Gratkowski / Mezei / Markos / Blume):
in just

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $10.89    

In Stock

Drummer Martin Blume put this quartet together by request of the Festival "Scene Ungarn in NRW", choosing frequest associate reed player Gratkowski, cellist Albert Markos, and Markos' pick of violist Szilard Mezei.

Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Live in LSO St Luke's London Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Live in LSO St Luke's London

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

Price: $15.16    

In Stock

Two works each from composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram from a 2009 concert at Jerwood Hall as part of the LSO St Luke's London Festival Spectrum XXI, presenting 4 works, two using computer accompaniment, in ensembles including soloist Rane Moore and Tim Hodgkinson.

Dunmall / Bianco / Kane: Ritual Beyond Dunmall / Bianco / Kane:
Ritual Beyond

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Live recordings from 2009 at Delbury Hall with the mighty Paul Dunmall on tenor and clarinet; blistering music from an incredible trio playing seriously smoking free jazz.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Neto Quartet, Alipio C.: The Perfume Comes Before The Flower

Cappozzo, Jean-Luc & Geraldine Keller: Air Prints

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Candy [7 CDs]

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations

RED Trio w/ John Butcher: Summer Skyshift

Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal

Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling

Musica Elettronica Viva: Symphony No 106

Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink: 1971

MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) : Oakland/Lisboa

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Angles 9 (Zethson / Stahl / Broo / Kajfes / Aleklint / Hegdal / Berthling / Werlin / Kuchen): Disapp

Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm: Distant Groove

Perch Hen Brock & Rainy (Ab Baars / Ig Henneman / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Raine): Live @ The Jazz Hap

Brotzmann, Peter / William Parker / Hamid Drake: Song Sentimentale

Hemingway, Gerry Quintet: Demon Chaser

Kuchen, Martin / Johan Berthling / Steve Noble: Night In Europe

Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe: Supersession [REMASTERED, REPACKAGED, ADDITIO

Silva / Anker / Sandell / Zetterberg / Falt: Life and Other Transient Storms

ICP Orchestra: Jubilee Varia