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Free Improvisation


 
Rives, Stephane: Fibres Rives, Stephane:
Fibres

(Potlatch -- France )

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"Fibres" brings together seven circular-breathing soprano sax solos, grouped by Rives into 3 categories including high-pitched tones, breathy emissions and unpitched respiratory flows.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Rose, Jon: Double Indemnity Rose, Jon:
Double Indemnity

(Hermes Discorbie -- Slovokia )

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Jon Rose's twisted performance at the Les Cordes de Saint Ouen string festival in Paris, on a concept of conjoined twins playing the Ronsenberg 10-string double violin.

Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton): Fauna Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton):
Fauna

(pfmentum -- USA )

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British saxophonist Simon Rose uses extended and evocative techniques in this exceptional set of duos with Paul Stapleton, who plays a Bonsai Sound Sculpture, an assemblage of unusual electronic and acoustic components allowing a wide range of expression.

Rova: Bingo Rova:
Bingo

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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The Rova Saxophone Quartet performing compositions by Lindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Barry Guy, and Larry Ochs, live in the studio in 1996.

Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher: Kolk Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher:
Kolk

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Five unique pieces from improvisers Birgit Ulher (trumpet, radio, speaker, objects) and Christoph Schiller (spinet, preperations) recorded in Hamburg with no post-production work.

Sharp, Elliott: Octal: Book One (Clean Feed Guitar Series Vol. 2) Sharp, Elliott:
Octal: Book One (Clean Feed Guitar Series Vol. 2)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Elliot Sharp takes on his own compositions, playing them on a custom-made electroacoustic guitarbass, a hollow-body guitar with 2 bass strings.

Shiurba, John: Triplicate Shiurba, John:
Triplicate

(Spool -- Canada )

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Composer John Shiurba with an impressive West Coast octet including vocalists Lara Bruckmann & Morgan Guberman, trumpeter Tom Djll, drummer Gino Robair, and bassist Matthew Sperry, &c. conducting them through five twisted compositions.

Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust): Why Waste Time Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust):
Why Waste Time

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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An all-improvised transnational collaboration recorded in the studio and live at Les Instants Chavires in France, between Mike Ladd (vocals/synthi), Carol Robinson (clarinets/voice), Dave Randall (guitar) and Dirk Rothbrust (drum/percussion).

Spearman's G-Force, Glenn: Let It Go Spearman's G-Force, Glenn:
Let It Go

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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1987 recordings from tenor saxophonist Glenn Spearman (Emergency) with Lisle Ellis on bass, Donal Robinson on trap drums, and James Routhier on electric guitar, creative avant jazz with a unique drive and determination.

Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!: 2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.I Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!:
2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.II

(Edgetone Records -- USA )

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Two live conducted improvisations percussion for large group recorded at the Oakland Box Theater, presenting the 6 part Piece No.11: Two Orchestras in Separate Rooms.

Suzuki, Akio / David Toop: Breath - Taking Suzuki, Akio / David Toop:
Breath - Taking

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Minimal improvisation using a meditative set of instruments including stone flute, small stones, and a "silent toy", from David Toop recording with Akio Suzuki on a rare trip to the UK.

Teller, Jorgen: Delete Nature Teller, Jorgen:
Delete Nature

(Ninth World -- Germany )

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Solos for triggered guitar from midi and effects guitarist Jorgen Teller, 15 complex and conceptual works that balance clean and noisy guitar work in perplexing ways.

Temperamental Trio: Raw and the Cooked Temperamental Trio:
Raw and the Cooked

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Dark and daring electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of baritone saxophonist Stephen Horenstein, bassist JC Jones, and electronic artist Loic Kessous.

Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel:
yclept

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.

Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura: Crepuscular Rays Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura:
Crepuscular Rays

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A reference to rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky around dusk or dawn, as heard through a combination of acoustic guitar, objects and no-input mixing board.

Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak: Crunch Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak:
Crunch

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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The free improvising quartet of Jack Wright on alto and soprano sax with three electronic artists--Andrea Pensado, Stephanie Lak, and Walter Wright--recording in the studio in Philadelphia PA for two extended pieces of unusual character and dynamic.

Blake, Ran: Something To Live For Blake, Ran:
Something To Live For

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A collection of standards, covers, and Blake originals recorded at WGBH Studio in Boston in 1998, half of the album solo piano, half in duos with guitarist David Fabris and clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio; a wonderfully paced album showing the distinctive approach Blake brings to jazz by merging elements of compositional, gospel, folk, blues and more.

Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama: Karoujite Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama:
Karoujite

(Potlatch -- France )

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"Karoujite" is a Japanese term translating to scarcely, describing the minimalist attitude that Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear and Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama approach this hybrid of composed and improvised music, using a focus of repetitive structures with slight variation to create a hypnotic and entrancing set of music.

Lokomotiv: Carlos Barretto: Labirintos Lokomotiv: Carlos Barretto:
Labirintos

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lokomotive's "Labyrinths" with bassist Baretto at the top of his game in playing and scoring this driving and unorthodox set of pieces, performed with two of Portugal's most in-demand players.

Bruckmann, Kyle Degradient: Dear Everyone [2 CDs] Bruckmann, Kyle Degradient:
Dear Everyone [2 CDs]

(Not Two -- Poland )

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West Coast oboist and english horn improviser composes a startlingly enjoyable work based on Matt Shears' book of recursive, encyclopedic poetry of the same name: 10 pieces colliding elements of skronk, spoken word, fried electroacoustic noise and dark prog within a Creative Music framework, with a core quartet of Aram Shelton, Jason Hoopes and Jordan Glenn, plus guest Weston Olencki and a large cast of readers.

Ware, David S. Trio: Live in New York, 2010 [2 CDs] Ware, David S. Trio:
Live in New York, 2010 [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A tremendous one-night engagement by late saxophone colossus David S. Ware and his latter day Trio with William Parker on bass and Warren Smith on drums, in an intimate club setting at Blue Note in New York City on October 4, 2010, the last time this trio came together, the previous an electrifying set at Vision Festival in June of 2015.

Parker, William Quartets: Meditation / Resurrection [2 CDs] Parker, William Quartets:
Meditation / Resurrection [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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New compositions from bassist William Parker, two CDs with the first performed by the William Parker Quartet of Hamid Drake on drums, Rob Brown on sax, and Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson on trumpet, the second with his In Order to Survive quartet with Brown, Drake, and Coooper-Moore on piano; a tremendous album of beautiful melodies and infectious rhythms.

Baczkowski, Steve / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty: The Dull Blade [VINYL] Baczkowski, Steve / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty:
The Dull Blade [VINYL]

(FEEDING TUBE RECORDS -- USA )

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A decade after their last album "Dim Bulb", "The Dull Blade" follows up with the trio of Chris Corsano on drums and duel saxophonist Steve Baczkowski and Paul Flaherty, recorded live in the studio at New Haven, Connecticut's Firehouse 12, an incredible album of fiery and ferocious playing with an outsider jazz attitude; brilliant.

Melford, Myra Trio: Alive In The House Of Saints, Part 1 Melford, Myra Trio:
Alive In The House Of Saints, Part 1

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Myra Melford's original trio with Reggie Nicholson on drums and Lindsey Horner, her first in a long career of tremendous collaboration, presents a superb example of melodic playing balancing free and traditional structures with effusive joy and profound skill, captured live at Der Club, in Heiligenhaus, Germany in 1993.

Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten <i>[Used Item]</i> Louis Minus XVI :
Kindergarten [Used Item]

(BeCoq -- France )

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Joining noise rock and free jazz, the Louis Minus XVI quartet is fronted by two saxophonists--Adrien Douliez on alto and Jean Baptiste Rubin on tenor--with Maxime Petit on bass and Frederic L'homme on drums, in a balanced album of powerful and introspective compositions.

Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas): Strong Language Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas):
Strong Language

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The entire Bimhuis concert from 2002 as well as two studio tracks from 2000 by the improvising quartet of Gail Brand (trombone), Phil Durrant (electronics, violin), Pat Thomas (electronics, piano) and Mark Sanders (percussion).

Schindler, Udo / Marco von Orelli : Luft.Spiele  <i>[Used Item]</i> Schindler, Udo / Marco von Orelli :
Luft.Spiele [Used Item]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A wild dialog between Swiss trumpeter Marco von Orelli and saxophonist Udo Schindler, recording live at the 58th SALON for Klang+Kunst in Krailing/Munich in 2015, using an insanely advanced set of techniques and approaches to their horns for intense and exultant effect.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place) Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Consequences (of Time and Place)

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.

Tammen, Hans & Denman Maroney: Arson Tammen, Hans & Denman Maroney:
Arson

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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Collaborators since 1998, NY hyperpianist Denman Maroney's playing is captured and processed by Hans Tammen, who also plays the "endangered guitar" and electronics, in a spectacular and thought-provoking album of techniques and concepts.

Holdsworth, Allan: None Too Soon <i>[Used Item]</i> Holdsworth, Allan:
None Too Soon [Used Item]

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault : Avant d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault :
Avant

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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Montreal Musique Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and sound artist Erick d' Orion created this project as a tribute to the original explorers of electronic music and musique concrete -- GRM, Stockhausen, Henry, Oram, Schaeffer, &c. -- using historic sound recordings and new sources, presenting this incredible concert live at Au Mois in Quebec.

Charuest, Yves / Agusti Fernandez / Nicolas Caloia / Peter Valsamis : Stir Charuest, Yves / Agusti Fernandez / Nicolas Caloia / Peter Valsamis :
Stir

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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The Montreal free improvising trio Still of Nicolas Caloia on bass, Peter Valsamis on drums, and Yves Charuest on saxophone is joined in the studio by visiting Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez for a superb set of detailed and energetic free jazz, 6 pieces titled "(un fold)" I - VI, making an album of first rate and exciting collective music.

Nabatov, Simon Trio: Picking Order Nabatov, Simon Trio:
Picking Order

(Leo -- USA )

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Drawing from the spirit of early free jazz, pianist Simon Nabatov's new trio with Dominik Mahnig on drums and Stefan Schonegg on bass, are caught live at the LOFT in Cologne, Germany in 2015 for a superb concert of jazz that balances captivating lyrical material with exciting free passages, taking unexpected directions that constantly engage.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3 Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3

(Leo -- UK )

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The 3rd part of NY/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's "Art of the Improv Trio" series, with Matthew Shipp on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums, each an essential element in the interplay and subtle skills of these masterful players, with Perelman's voice exceptionally strong as he demonstrates the full range of his sax through free and melodic passage.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5 Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5

(Leo -- UK )

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The fifth volume in Ivo Perlman's series exploring free improvising trios in various configurations brings together the tenor saxophonist with guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Gerald Cleaver for an exemplary album of modern, creative jazz.

Nakamura, Toshimaru  / English (Foster, Joe / Jones, Bonnie): One Day Nakamura, Toshimaru / English (Foster, Joe / Jones, Bonnie):
One Day

(erstwhile -- USA )

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EA-improv minimalist Toshimaru Nakamura with English (Joe Foster/Bonnie Jones) in a recording made in Tokyo while the three were touring South Korea and Japan in 2007.

Lazro, Daunik / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Didier Lasserre: Garden(s) Lazro, Daunik / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Didier Lasserre:
Garden(s)

(Ayler Records -- France )

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The trio of Daunik Lazro on baritone and tenor saxophone, Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet & flugelhorn and Didier Lasserre on drums, alternate jazz standards from Duke Ellington (Sophisticated Lady; Hop Head), John Coltrane (Lonnie's Lament), Albert Ayler (Angels), with original compositions and the 3-part "Garden", all in the varied traditions of jazz.

Grimal, Alexandra / Benjamin Duboc / Valentin Ceccaldi: Bambu Grimal, Alexandra / Benjamin Duboc / Valentin Ceccaldi:
Bambu

(Ayler -- France )

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An unusual and captivating work from the trio of saxophonist Alexandra Grimal, double bassist Benjaim Duboc, and cellist Valentin Ceccaldi, leading their album with tracks from "Respirer l'ombre" by Giuseppe Penone "spontaneously used without permission but with great admiration," leading to powerful and unpredictable directions in free improvisation; excellent.

Parker Woods, Seth: asinglewordisnotenough Parker Woods, Seth:
asinglewordisnotenough

(Confront -- UK )

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Violinist Seth Parker Woods presents four extraordinary compositions, the first for solo cello and voice from Edward Hamel, and then one work each for cello and electronics from Michael Clarke, George Lewis, and Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, each sophisticated, suprising, and beautifully executed pieces taking the cello into unique creative territory.

Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell: There Is No Love Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell:
There Is No Love

(Confront -- UK )

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Confront initiates their new Core Series with the text piece "There Is No Love" with David Sylvian on voice, vocal treatments and electronics, Rhodri Davies on harp, vibraphone and radio, and Mark Wastel on tam tam and percussion, a sophisticated spoken word piece of shadowy atmosphere and innuendo, leveraging approaches from experimental, improvised and composed music.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Hans W. Koch : nostalghia Rodrigues, Ernesto / Hans W. Koch :
nostalghia

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Portuguese violist Ernesto Rodrigues joins with German electronic improviser Has W Koch for an album of interactive acoustics and electronics, where textures from Rodrigues' viola are fed into Koch's electronics to create new and unanticipated transformations, both patiently evolving the textures to reveal sublime minutiae and detail.

CCMC: Accomplices CCMC:
Accomplices

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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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.

Cote, Michel F.: (juste) Claudette Cote, Michel F.:
(juste) Claudette

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Unusual electronic improv that moves from light to dark with great grooves and unusual turns, from the core of Klaxon Gueule with Jesse Levine on organ.

Dresser, Mark: Unveil Dresser, Mark:
Unveil

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Fully Celebrated Orchestra: Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones Fully Celebrated Orchestra:
Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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The trio of Jim Hobbs, Timo Shanko and Django Carranza in a studio release of original upbeat and amazing riff based compositions, along with a nifty skate video.

Metheny, Pat: Tap: The Book Of Angels Vol. 20 Metheny, Pat:
Tap: The Book Of Angels Vol. 20

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 20th volume of the Book of Angels series is led by virtuoso guitarist Pet Metheny as he creatively plays John Zorn's compositions with a large assortment of instruments and electronics.

Mitchell, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble's: Xenogenesis Suite Mitchell, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble's:
Xenogenesis Suite

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Chicago flautist Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble in a release inspired by the work of Afrofuturist writer Octavia Butler; powerful, dissonant and intense performances.

Otherways & Free Space: Life Amid the Artefacts Otherways & Free Space:
Life Amid the Artefacts

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Two releases in one, Otherways was a 2nd generation free improvising group from London performing in '73; and Free Space was a group assembled in '73 by John Stevens with Trevor Watts, John Russell, &c.

Big Bold Back Bone (Marco von Orelli / Sheldon Suter / Luis Lopes: In Search Of The Emerging Species Big Bold Back Bone (Marco von Orelli / Sheldon Suter / Luis Lopes:
In Search Of The Emerging Species

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Swiss musicians, trumpeter Marco Von Orelli and drummer Sheldon Suter and their Portuguese partners, guitarist Luis Lopes and electronics artist Travassos, in an album of unconventional collective improvisation using extended techniques in a large work of evolving, subtle interactions, magnifying sound and gesture in an engrossing sonic environment.

Johnson, Max: In The West Johnson, Max:
In The West

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York bassist Max Johnson expands his piano trio of Kris Davis on piano and Mike Pride on drums with Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar, adding an eclectic Western flavor to overall on-point, anchored and driven modern jazz of a high order, balancing lyrical playing with moments of free collective playing, in a beautiful and extraordinary album.

LAMA + Joachim Badenhorst: Metamorphosis LAMA + Joachim Badenhorst:
Metamorphosis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A superb example of contemporary collective improvisation crossing from acoustic improvisation into electroacoustic material from the quartet of Joachim Badenhorst on clarinets, Susana Santos Silva on trumpet, Goncalo Almeida on double bass, keyboards & effects, and Greg Smith on drums & laptop, performing live at Jazzcase series Dommelhof, 2016.

Mazurek, Rob: Rome Mazurek, Rob:
Rome

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Rob Mazurek solo works are brilliant displays of honest, lyrical and emotional playing, here recording in Rome for Radio Roma, bringing the cornet to the foreground, starting with a piece only on the horn, then adding electronics, piano, and prepared piano for a set of ethereal and spiritual improvisations that are not bound by any specific genre.

Mind Games (Niescier / Maroney / Ilgenfritz / Drury): Ephemera Obscura Mind Games (Niescier / Maroney / Ilgenfritz / Drury):
Ephemera Obscura

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A unconventional yet lyrical album of creative jazz from the New York quartet of Angelika Niescier on alto sax, Denman Maroney on hyperpiano, James Ilgenfritz on contrabass, and Andrew Drury on percussion, Maroney's piano preparations and Drury's objects complementing complex time signatures and intricate notated materials that yield lush, beautiful music.

Mitchell, Roscoe Quintet: Turn Mitchell, Roscoe Quintet:
Turn

(RogueArt -- France )

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Platform (Xavier Charles / Katrine Schiott / Jan Martin Gismervik / Jonas Cambien): Flux Reflux Platform (Xavier Charles / Katrine Schiott / Jan Martin Gismervik / Jonas Cambien):
Flux Reflux

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 2nd recorded outing of this Oslo based improvising quartet, comprised of 3 young Norwegian players -- Katrine Shiott (cello), Jan Martin Gismervik (drums), and Jonas Cambien (piano & keys) -- with French clarinetist Xavier Charles, performing subtle collective improvisation using extended techniques, eclectic percussion, and piano preparations.

Revis, Eric: Sing Me Some Cry Revis, Eric:
Sing Me Some Cry

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Double Bassist Eric Revis expands his concepts in this outstanding album with fellow New Yorkers, pianist Kris Davis and drummer Chad Taylor, and Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark on tenor saxophone, with all four players providing compositions that push the limit on structure and form while opening up the players to superb soloing settings of great modern jazz.

Rua, Vitor  and The Metaphysical Angels: Do Androids Dream of Electric Guitars? [2CDs] Rua, Vitor and The Metaphysical Angels:
Do Androids Dream of Electric Guitars? [2CDs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A central figure in the Portuguese creative music scene, from the pop group GNR to free improv in Telectu to contemporary composition, guitarist Vitor Rua presents a 2-CD album, one multi-tracking solo in complex and astonishing ways, and the 2nd playing the same scores with his group The Metaphysical Angels of top figures in the Portuguese avant jazz scene.

Wooley, Nate: Knknighgh (Minimal Poetry for Aram Saroyan) Wooley, Nate:
Knknighgh (Minimal Poetry for Aram Saroyan)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Pronounced as "knife", this new project from NY trumpeter Nate Wooley brings together Chris Pitsiokos on alto sax, Brandon Lopez on bass, and Dre Hocevar on drums in a fresh take on the concepts of free jazz, using short material composed by Wooley and based on the poetry of Aram Saroyan, used in looping and repeating structures that never sound as such.

Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn: North of Blanco Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn:
North of Blanco

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Six focused quartet improvisations with complex, independent layers of rich textures. Featuring Dutch vocalist/sound-poet Jaap Blonk and three Texas improvisors: Damon Smith (bass), Sandy Ewen (guitar & objects), Chris Cogburn (percussion).

BOLT (Dijkstra / Fujiwara / Rosenthal / Hofbauer): Shuffle BOLT (Dijkstra / Fujiwara / Rosenthal / Hofbauer):
Shuffle

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The Boston-based BOLT quartet of Jorrit Dijkstra (sax), Eric Hofbauer (guitar), Junko Fujiwara (cello), Eric Rosenthal (drums) chose the 19 pieces on this release from 36 improvised pieces, ranging from "energy-orgies of free jazz [to] sparse electronic soundscapes".

Buttercup Metal Polish: 50 Ballets Buttercup Metal Polish:
50 Ballets

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Cappozzo, Jean-Luc & Geraldine Keller: Air Prints Cappozzo, Jean-Luc & Geraldine Keller:
Air Prints

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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The duo of Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet, horns and objects, and Geraldine Keller on voice flute & objects in an album of tones and tongues, an unusual set of adventurous free improvisation.

Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault: La Scala Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault:
La Scala

(Ayler -- France )

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The French quartet of Theo Ceccaldi (violin), Roberto Negro (piano), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello), and Adrien Chennebault (drums), mixing an unlikely set of improvised and composed styles for music that is indescribably absorbing, adventurous, sophisticated, and inspired.

Chambel, Pedro: Bruit Chambel, Pedro:
Bruit

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell:
Confront Collectors Series

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.

Denzler, Bertrand: Tenor Denzler, Bertrand:
Tenor

(Potlatch -- France )

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

En (Pal Toth) / Quentin Rollet / Zsolt Sores: Paw Music En (Pal Toth) / Quentin Rollet / Zsolt Sores:
Paw Music

(Hermes Discorbie -- Hungary )

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The Paw Music trio bring together electronics and free improvisation in powerful electroacoustic spaces of transformative sound that embraces and resists chaotic variability.

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

(Monotype -- Poland )

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

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

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

(Tektite -- Norway )

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

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

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

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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