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Free Improvisation


 
Slobber Pup: Black Aces Slobber Pup:
Black Aces

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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A NYC supergroup led by keyboardist Jamie Saft with bassist Trevor Dunn, guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Balazs Pandi, rugged and savage improvised music crossing the boundaries of free jazz and rock impunity.

Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell): Unleashed Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell):
Unleashed

(RogueArt -- France )

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Pianist Myra Melford joins frequent collaborators, double bassist Joelle Leandre and flutist Nicole Mitchell, in a live performance at Galerie Zurcher, in Paris in 2016, for a set of spontaneous improvisations with a warm chamber jazz feeling of masterful dialog.

Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano: Spinning Jenny Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano:
Spinning Jenny

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Three innovative improvisers, Daniel Levin on cello, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Chris Corsano on drums, in a studio album of collective free playing that's traverses both ferocious and introspective aspects of their dialog with tremendous technical skill and wonderful creative strategies.

Spunk: Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast Spunk:
Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Norway's unconventional improvising quartet SPUNK with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lene Grenager and Kristin Andersen are heard live at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo, Norway in 2015, capturing these two sets of uniquely unexpected and jaw-dropping recordings from a band on the cutting edge of avant improvisation.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL] Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

Nace, Bill / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty: These [VINYL] Nace, Bill / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty:
These [VINYL]

(Open Mouth -- USA )

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After years of collaboration in various configurations, the trio of guitarist Bill Nace, drummer Chris Corsano and tenor saxophonist Paul Flaherty met in the studio in 2015 to create these three extended tracks of gut-wrenching and fierce free improvisations.

International Nothing, The: The Power Of Negative Thinking International Nothing, The:
The Power Of Negative Thinking

(Monotype -- Russia )

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The 4th album from The International Nothing, originally the clarinet duo of Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke, now extended with Christian Weber on double bass and Eric Schaefer on percussion, adding new facets to their sonic spectrum of precise microtonal interaction.

Necks, The: Unfold [VINYL 2 LPs] Necks, The:
Unfold [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Ideologic Organ -- E.U. )

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Four side-long improvisations from the Australian trio of Chris Abrahams on piano, Tony Buck on drums, and Lloyd Swanton on bass, each side a masterpiece of slowly transpiring and evolving music, unhurriedly expanding each track to reveal tension and allure.

Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor: Reuni Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor:
Reunion: Live From Cafe Oto

(FMR -- UK )

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London's Cafe Oto organized a reunion of String Thing, guitarist Ian Brighton's project with violinist Phillip Wachsmann, bassist Marcio Mattos, & Trevor Taylor on percussion and electronics, adding guitarist John Russell and saxophonist Evan Parker, here capturing an impressive night of improv, and Brighton's first public appearance in nearly 40 years.

Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp: Vessel In Orbit Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp:
Vessel In Orbit

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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While working with Matthew Shipp on an Ivo Perelman album, drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Shipp agreed to record an album of their own and enlisted violist Mat Maneri to record this album of deep space-themed improvisations, collective music of heavy propulsion that bursts from impassioned exchange to convoluted clusters of sound.

Monas (Fisher / DeBlase / Millions): Freedom [CASSETTE] Monas (Fisher / DeBlase / Millions):
Freedom [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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With connections from both the free jazz and improvising rock scene, including Borbetomagus, Many Arms, Caribou, Anthony Braxton, William Parker, Zevious, &c, the trio of Colin Fisher (saxophone, guitar), Johnny DeBlase (electric bass) and Kid Millions (drums) debut their Monas project of intense, electronically spiked, free form improvisation.

Birchall / Smal / Webster: Drop Out [CASSETTE] Birchall / Smal / Webster:
Drop Out [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Two sides of the London trio of David Birchall on guitar, Rogier Smal on drums, and Colin Webster on alto saxophone, bringing a bit of madness into very free improv, the first side an immersion in unflagging collective improvisation of great detail, the second side bringing introspective dialog into an evolving collaborative free-for-all.

Almeida, Goncalo / Rodrigo Amado / Marco Franco: The Attic Almeida, Goncalo / Rodrigo Amado / Marco Franco:
The Attic

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A masterful concert of freely improvised creative jazz performed live at SMUP, Parede, in Lisboa, Portugal in 2015 by the trio of saxophonist Rodrigo Amado, double bassist Goncalo Almeida, and drummer Marco Franco, in a great dialog of skill and control that simmers without frenetic excess, leaving room for unique textural and introspective moments.

Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi: The Conscience Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi:
The Conscience

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The 1st in a series of unreleased concerts from the 90s recorded in Japan by Chap-Chap Records, acquired by NoBusiness to bring them to light; this duo album brings the late and influential UK free improvising trombonist Paul Rutherford together with drummer Sabu Toyozumi for five far-ranging dialogs of both reflective and enthusiastical energetic playing.

Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Ballister: Low Level Stink [VINYL & DVD] Ballister:
Low Level Stink [VINYL & DVD]

(Dropa Disc -- Belgium )

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One of the super-groups of free improvisation, colliding elements of jazz, rock, ea-improv and beyond, the Ballister trio of Chicago stalwarts Dave Rempis (sax) and Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) are captured live at the Oorstof concert series in De Studio, Antwerp, presenting the concert in a limited, combined vinyl LP and DVD release.

En Corps (Eve Risser / Benjamin Duboc / Edward Perraud): Generation En Corps (Eve Risser / Benjamin Duboc / Edward Perraud):
Generation

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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The 2nd album from En Corps, the improvising trio of Eve Risser on piano, Benjamin Duboc on double bass, and Edward Perraud on drums, was recorded live at Artacts 16 festival in St Johann, Austria in 2016, performing two building works--"Des Corps" and "Des Ames" (The Bodies, The Souls)--which evolve from intricate quiet interplay into rich harmonic interaction.

Gauguet, Bertrand: Shiro Gauguet, Bertrand:
Shiro

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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French alto saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet uses acoustic techniques and microtonal approaches to the reed instrument, presenting 4 tracks of acoustic-only playing, and 4 with amplifiers and guitar feedback, creating cogitative sonic environments of remarkable patience and pure and intersection tonal and timbral harmonics; remarkable work.

Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller: A Second Day Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller:
A Second Day

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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An album of unusual reed improvisations using extended and unusual acoustic techniques and further extended with electronics, field recordings, and samples, from the Swiss duo of Kobi Christian on soprano sax and Christian Muller on bass clarinet, sampler & electronics.

Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Steve Noble : PEN Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Steve Noble :
PEN

(Dropa Disc -- Belgium )

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Bringing together three leaders from the UK free jazz scene, the new trio of Evan Parker on tenor sax, Steve Noble on drums & percussion, and John Edwards on double bass present a masterful album drawing from the roots of free improvisation in playing that rises and recedes like a tidal force, captured live at the Oorstof concert series in Antwerp.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Nakatani Gong Orchestra [CASSETTE] Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Nakatani Gong Orchestra [CASSETTE]

(TAIGA -- USA )

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Excerpts from drummer/percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani's 2012 Taiga release on cassette, presenting pieces from his Gong Orchestra project, where Nakatani takes his large collection of gongs on the road and teaches members of the community how to bow, strike, and follow his conduction, creating an amazing ritual of sound.

Risser / Duboc / Perraud: En Corps [REPRESS] Risser / Duboc / Perraud:
En Corps [REPRESS]

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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Frequent collaborators bassist Benjamin Duboc and drummer Edward Perraud, known from The Fish, Nuts, Abdelhai Bennani Trio, &c, join with prepared and unprepared pianist Eve Risser for two extended, intense and excursive improvisations.

Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens): A Wing Dissol Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens):
A Wing Dissolved in Light [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A brilliant quintet brought together for the Tampere Jazz Happening, in Finland in 2013, with NY trumpeter Peter Evans, UK saxophonist John Butcher, Australian bassist Clayton Thomas, German drummer/percussionist Paul Lovens, and French pianist Frederic Blondy for a phenomenal extended improvisation presented in parts: "Une Aile Dissoute Dans La Lumiere".

Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen [VINYL] Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $22.95    

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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi: The Conscience [VINYL] Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi:
The Conscience [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $22.95    

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The 1st in a series of unreleased concerts from the 90s recorded in Japan by Chap-Chap Records, acquired by NoBusiness to bring them to light; this duo album brings the late and influential UK free improvising trombonist Paul Rutherford together with drummer Sabu Toyozumi for five far-ranging dialogs of both reflective and enthusiastical energetic playing.

Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL] Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

Miller, Harry: Different Times, Different Places Volume Two Miller, Harry:
Different Times, Different Places Volume Two

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Compiling un-released material from late British bassist Harry Miller's recordings from 1977, 78 & 82, in bands with drummer Louis Moholo, guitarist Bernie Holland, pianist Keith Tippett, saxophonists Trevor Watts & Alan Wakeman, trombonist Alan Tomlinson, and trumpeter Dave Holdsworth; effusive joyful lyrical jazz infused with African rhythms.

Hemphill, Julius: Raw Materials and Residuals [VINYL + CD] Hemphill, Julius:
Raw Materials and Residuals [VINYL + CD]

(Black Saint -- Italy )

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An essential 70s Black Saint album from New York saxophonist Julius Hemphill in a trio with Abdul Wadud on cello and Don Moye on percussion, merging blues, free jazz, free bop and inspired approaches to improvisation, reissued on vinyl LP with a CD copy included.

Fujii, Satoko : Invisible Hand [2 CDs] Fujii, Satoko :
Invisible Hand [2 CDs]

(Cortez Sound -- Japan )

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After bringing her band Kaze to the Cortez club in Mito, Japan, the owner asked pianist Satoko Fujii back to perform a solo show, captured here across two CDs showing her extensive technical skills and passionate approach to playing, in a mix of new work and new takes on previously recorded compositions.

Abrams, Joshua Natural Information Society: Simultonality [VINYL] Abrams, Joshua Natural Information Society:
Simultonality [VINYL]

(Eremite -- USA )

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Chicago bassist and multi-instrumentalist Joshua Abrams follows up his incredible "Simultonality" album with this faster-paced album recorded with his Natural Information Society, joining traditional musics, American minimalism & jazz with the gnawa ceremonial instrument the guimbri.

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE: Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko) Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE:
Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianist Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo + the band Kaze, bringing guests trumpeter Cristian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins alongside trumpeter Natsuki Tamura into a spectacular big band of great power but also subtle meditation, in four works that include a tribute to the late guitarist and Fujii collaborator Kelly Churko.

Thing, The: Garage [VINYL] Thing, The:
Garage [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Norway )

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Heavy free jazz in the 3rd release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, covering an eclectic set of punk and free jazz titles including covers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Sonics, White Stripes, Norman Howard and Brotzmann; thick and sick free improvisation.

Angeli, Paolo: Tibi  (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video) <i>[Used Item]</i> Angeli, Paolo:
Tibi (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video) [Used Item]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The DVD movie and CD soundtrack of 10 years of Nanni Angeli's photo documentation of the strange story of Paolo Angelis exotic, extended giant Sardinian guitar.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder):
Happy Jazz

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.

Marsella, Brian: Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31 Marsella, Brian:
Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Brian Marsella, pianist from Banquet of the Spirits, Zion80 and The Flail, in a trio album taking on John Zorn's Masada compositions, The Book of Angels, with the actual Masada rhythm section of Trevor Dunn on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums, in 16 lyrical and effusive pieces focused through the eyes of piano masters from Satie to Pullen.

Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons Thollem / Mazurek:
Blind Curves and Box Canyons

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Recorded at an exhibition of visual works by Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek in Texas, this was the first meeting with pianist Thollem McDonas, in an ardent session of explorative improvisation using electric and analog piano, sythn, samplers, cornet, voice, bells and effects; inquisitive and cathartic music of great drive.

Apuh!: Freedom Of Peach Apuh!:
Freedom Of Peach

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )

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Great post-bop free playing from the Swedish trio Apuh! of Adrian Asling Sellius on saxophone, Hampus Ohman-Frolund on drums & percussion, and Mats Dimming on doublebass, recording in the studio in New York for 6 pieces that balance lyrical jazz with fully free improvisation, always captivating with adept playing and engaging approaches.

Wolfarth, Christian: Spuren [VINYL] Wolfarth, Christian:
Spuren [VINYL]

(Hiddenbell Records -- Switzerland )

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The two parts of "Spuren" from Swiss percussionist Christian Wolfarth cover each side in an album of concentrative timbre and strategy, evoking continuous sounds that are diverted into unexpected avenues, drawing the listener into trance-like states with rich resonance, tone, and malleable rhythms, then surprising with unforseen audio twists.

Departement d'Education Psychique: Untitled [VINYL] Departement d'Education Psychique:
Untitled [VINYL]

(Fou Records -- France )

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The trio of Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice, abd Dynamo Dreesen & SVN on electronics, crossing artists more associated with electronica than free improvisation, here in their second release recorded live at Ohm in Berlin, Germany and at "Neues Deutchland" in 2016.

Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini: Chants et danses  ...with strings (Vol. III) Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini:
Chants et danses ...with strings (Vol. III)

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Taking two of Montreal's most vital musicians, guitarist Rene Lussier and clarinetist Robert Lepage, and joining them with the far-ranging string quartet Le Quatuor Bozzini for a stunning album that merges chamber music, noise music, and improvisation without leaving behind melody, intention and direction; magnificent!

Ayler, Albert: Prophecy [VINYL] Ayler, Albert:
Prophecy [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

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Albert Ayler's first ESP album from 1975 in a trio with bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Sunny Murray, a live album captured at the Cellar Cafe, in New York City, New York, on June 14th, 1964, showing Ayler future-facing free playing in now classic compositions including "Spirits", "Prophecy", and two variations of "Ghosts".

Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato): Debris d'orgueil Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato):
Debris d'orgueil

(Fou Records -- France )

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Two live recordings at Theatre au Clain, in Poitiers, France and at le Bistrot, in Bayonne, from the free improvising quartet of Christiane Bopp on trombone, Jean-Marc Foussat on synth & voice, Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and sopranino sax, and Makoto Sato on drums, for submersive interchanges blending electronics and acoustics in remarkable ways.

Toxic: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / William Parker: This Is Beautiful Because We Are Beautiful Peo Toxic: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
This Is Beautiful Because We Are Beautiful People

(ESP -- USA )

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Multi-wind player Mat Walerian's 3rd ESP release is also the last album approved by ESP founder Bernard Stollman, and also the first with William Parker since 1973 (who also provides the reference to the title of the album), with Matthew Shipp playing on organ, in an album of intense and far-reaching free jazz, from lyrical beauty to hard blowing.

Konstrukt & Alexander Hawkins: Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL 2 LPs] Konstrukt & Alexander Hawkins:
Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Holidays Records -- Italy )

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The Turkish free improvising quartet Konstrukt of Korhan Futaci (sax and woodwinds), Berke Can Ozcan (drums), Barlas Tan Ozemek (electric bass) and Umut Caglar (electric guitar and etc.) met British pianist Alexander Hawkins at London's Cafe OTO in 2015 to record this captivating and unpredictable set of electric free improv.

Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias: Shift Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias:
Shift

(FMR -- UK )

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A meeting in NY's Lower East Village between four improvisors--Robert Burke on saxes, George Lewis on trombone & electronics, Paul Grabowsky on piano & snare drum, and Mark Helias on acoustic bass--playing a pre-composed work, blending 21st century composition with modern jazz sensibility, enhanced by Lewis' computer-based "shapeshifts".

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur: Oneness Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur:
Oneness

(FMR -- UK )

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The well-traveled working group of Francois Carrier (alto saxophone, Chinese oboe), Michel Lambert (drums) and Rafal Mazur (acoustic bass guitar) performing live at Alchemia Club in Krakow, Poland in 2015 for an excellent example of collective free improvisation with distinctive and unconventional approaches to their dialog.

Dunmall / Edwards / Noble / Sanders: Go Straight Around The Square Dunmall / Edwards / Noble / Sanders:
Go Straight Around The Square

(FMR -- UK )

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The stellar quartet of Paul Dunmall on tenor and soprano saxophone, John Edwards on bass, Liam Noble on piano, and Mark Sanders on drums performing 2 extended improvisations balancing energetic playing with contemplative conversation, captured live at the Vortex, in London, England, in 2016.

Gauden / Hanslip: And How The Who Can Think the What... Gauden / Hanslip:
And How The Who Can Think the What...

(FMR -- UK )

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UK Tenor saxophonist Mark Hanslip and drummer Ed Gauden in their 3rd record together, here stripped down to a duo, inspired by a planned trio concert where the pianist was unable to perform; the resulting show worked so well that the two decided to take it to the studio, this album the result of impressive avant interchanges in 8 succinct tracks.

Long, Ashley John: PSI Long, Ashley John:
PSI

(FMR -- UK )

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Virtuoso UK bassist Ashley John Long presents a startling array of approaches and techniques on the double bass over 11 improvisations, from concise shorter presentations to expansive displays of skill, excitement or introspection, all with an ear to captivating his listener.

Mezei, Szilard: Still Now (If You Still) Mezei, Szilard:
Still Now (If You Still)

(FMR -- UK )

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An exciting album crossing free improvisation with chamber approaches and extended techniques from Serbian violist Szilard Mezei performing in a trio with pianist Marina Dzukljev and drummer/percussionist Vasco Trilla, recording in Novi Sad, Serbia in 2017.

Contida, Pedra : Amethyst Contida, Pedra :
Amethyst

(FMR -- UK )

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The Portugese quintet of Angelica V. Salvi on harp, Miguel Carvalhais on computer, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, Marcello doe Reis on electric guitar, and Joao Pais Filipe on drums & percussion in a live concert in Brazil at Salao for a far-ranging album of electroacoustic free improvisation, beautifully building to frenetic, collective dialog.

Runcible Quintet, The (featuring John Edwards / Neil Metcalfe): Five Runcible Quintet, The (featuring John Edwards / Neil Metcalfe):
Five

(FMR -- UK )

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The Runciple Quintet of John Edwards on double bass, Marcello Magliocchi on drums, Neil Metcalfe on flute, Adrian Northover on soprano saxophone, and Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar recording at IKLECTIC, in London in 2016 for 5 excellent examples of detailed, collective improvisation.

Schindler, Udo / Ove Volquartz: Answers And Maybe A Question? Schindler, Udo / Ove Volquartz:
Answers And Maybe A Question?

(FMR -- UK )

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Udo Schindler's Salon for Sound and Art at Krailing in Krailing, Germany is the setting for this superb live duo concert, capturing Schindler and Ove Volquartz both on bass and double bass clarinet, showing the breadth of sonic possibilites and diverse approaches from the deepest of clarinets performed by two masterful musicians.

Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols: Other Worlds Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols:
Other Worlds

(FMR -- UK )

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Originally developed for the soundtrack to Sean Martin and Louise Milnes 2011 documentary, "A Boat Retold", vocalist Maggie Nichols and pianist Peter Urpeth revisited the material for album release, creating this wonderful pair of extemporaneous, otherworldly narratives.

M(h)ysteria: Family Drug M(h)ysteria:
Family Drug

(JVTLANDT -- Denmark )

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Giovanni Di Domenico's premier of his M(h)ysteria trio with drummer Jakob Warmenbol and electric bassist Laurens Smet, where Di Domenico's organ gives the listener the impression of the classic organ trio, but instead presents a mix of jazz, prog, noise and other darkly complex music as the band explores the chronic tensions & stress of daily life.

Tigers Mind: Paradiso Pudding Mix Tigers Mind:
Paradiso Pudding Mix

(JVTLANDT -- Denmark )

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The Danish/Norwegian trio of Thomas Eiler on drums, Niklas Adam on electronics & guitar, and Danielle Dahl on sax and electronic wind instrument draw inspiration from early electronic minimalism, punk rock, noise and free jazz in the full-length debut, surprising the listener as the music shifts from abstract reductionism to full-on assault.

Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew Duo: All There Is Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew Duo:
All There Is

(Discus -- UK )

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A strong and enthralling set of dialogs captured live from the working duo of pianist Stephen Grew and saxophonist Trevor Watts on alto & soprano, intricate exchanges of great energy but also great compassion and introspection, a well-rounded set of adventurous exchanges that highlight the incredible skills of both players.

Zumthor, Peter Conradin : Grunschall [VINYL] Zumthor, Peter Conradin :
Grunschall [VINYL]

(Hiddenbell Records -- Switzerland )

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Percussionist Peter Conradin Zumthor presents a stunning debut solo album, capturing one of the truly independent voices in the Swiss musical landscape in a 7-part contiguous work recorded at Radio Studio 1 in Zurich with a great feeling for form, distances and dynamics, as an incredibly focused, virtuosic, creative and deeply felt story is told.

Collusion Duo (Nick Smith / Mark Wastell): Refraction Collusion Duo (Nick Smith / Mark Wastell):
Refraction

(Confront -- UK )

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Violinist and percussionist Nick Smith, having access to St. Mary's Church at Great Baddow for music performance and rehearsals, made his first use of the space in 1996 in a duo with Mark Wastell on violincello, preparations and percussion, where they used the acoustics of the church to enhance their detailed and absorbing improvisations.



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