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Chaman Chomeur : Chaman Chomeur Chaman Chomeur :
Chaman Chomeur

(BeCoq -- France )

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A direct translation of this band's name is "unemployed shaman", the trio of Leo Ratherius (guitar), Marc-Antonie Moercant (drums) and Thomas Cockerel (bass) use trance-like rhythms to build sonic progressions like cathartic rituals, alongside open-minded improvisations.

Chambel, Pedro: Bruit <i>[Used Item]</i> Chambel, Pedro:
Bruit [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Chan, Charity: Somewhere the Sea and Salt Chan, Charity:
Somewhere the Sea and Salt

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An aural map of extended pianist Charity Chan's techniques, in unusual non-invasive, object interactive and excursive approaches to the acoustic piano.

Chant  / Davies / Drew / Edwards: Decentred Chant / Davies / Drew / Edwards:
Decentred

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Improvisations and realisations of indeterminate scores by Michael Pisaro and John Cage from this trio originally brought together by a reading of Cardew's "Treatise".

Chant, Tom / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost: All Change Chant, Tom / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost:
All Change

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded in concert at The Network Theatre, Waterloo in London, 2012, the trio of Tom Chant on saxophone, John Edwards on bass and Eddie Prevost on drums present a tour de force of modern free jazz with great technical and conversational power.

Charbin / Van Isacker: kryscraft Charbin / Van Isacker:
kryscraft

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Tense and subtle improvisation from the Belgian duo of pianist Marjolaine Charbin playing inside and out of the piano and alto saxophonist Frans van Isacker using microtonal and extended approaches with the sax.

Charles / Gross / Hautzinger / Marchetti: Tsstt! Charles / Gross / Hautzinger / Marchetti:
Tsstt!

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Detailed and informed electroacoustic improvisation from the quartet of Xavier Charles (clarinet), Jean-Philippe Gross (electroacoustic devices), Franz Hautzinger (quartertone trumpet) and Lionel Marchetti (revox B77, short waves).

Chatoyant: Place Of Other Destination [CASSETTE w/ download] Chatoyant:
Place Of Other Destination [CASSETTE w/ download]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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With members of Wolf Eyes and Volebeats, Crime and the City Solution, &c. this Detroit quartet blends acoustic and electronic instruments in spontaneous composition with a rock aesthetics, a dark fusion of sound that plays both burning improv and mysterious soundscape.

Chenard, Sylvie / Alexandre Dubuc / Cathy Heyden / Remi Leclerc: Allochtone Chenard, Sylvie / Alexandre Dubuc / Cathy Heyden / Remi Leclerc:
Allochtone

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Montreal/Actuelle players Sylvie Chenard on guitar and voice, Alexander Dubuc on bass, Cathy Heyden on sax, and Miriodor's Remi Leclerc on drums, with all providing electronics, in an encompassing ea-improv journey that balances acoustics with sonic environments and wonderfully controlled chaos.

Chenaux, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo: Live in Calgary Chenaux, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo:
Live in Calgary

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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2nd meeting from summer 2009 of Toronto improviser Eric Chenaux & Calgary's Bent Spoon Duo, forward-moving yet rambling improvisation with a folksy intuitiveness of harmony and complimentary rhtyhm.

Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim: Old and Unwise Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim:
Old and Unwise

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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American saxophonist Tim Berne and French double-bassist Bruno Chevillon in the studio after 3 live gigs in Portugal, improvising freely while exploring sound and spinning tales in the moment.

Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah and the Underground / Spiral Mercury Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders:
Pharoah and the Underground / Spiral Mercury

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Live from Lisbon's Jazz em Agosto Festival, cornetist Rob Mazurek merges his Chicago and Sao Paulo Underground bands, adding bassist Matthew Lux and jazz legend tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, for a potent blend of modern jazz, electronics, and free improvised music.

Chiesa / Guionnet / Petit / La Casa: Belvedere Dans L'etendue Chiesa / Guionnet / Petit / La Casa:
Belvedere Dans L'etendue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Chiesa, David: Phonemes Chiesa, David:
Phonemes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt [VINYL] Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Chrysakis / Matthews / Bernal-Villegas: ENANTIO_DROMIA Chrysakis / Matthews / Bernal-Villegas:
ENANTIO_DROMIA

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Combining sound-synthesis with field recordings and percussion these three improvisers create electroacoustic environments from intricate tranquility to howling furies.

Chrysakis / Matthews / Bernal-Villegas: Parallaxis Chrysakis / Matthews / Bernal-Villegas:
Parallaxis

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Detailed electro-acoustic improvisation from the trio of Thanos Chrysakis on MaxMSP & electronics, Wade Matthew on synth and field recordings, and Dario Bernal-Villegas on percussion.

Chrysakis / O'Sullivan / Bernal-Villegas / Mayne / Wigens: Instant-Cascade-Distant Chrysakis / O'Sullivan / Bernal-Villegas / Mayne / Wigens:
Instant-Cascade-Distant

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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This quintet use a wide range of sound sources inc. guitar, electronics, prepared piano and clarinet to create spectral and gestural sonic and harmonic fields.

Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme : Exaiphnes Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme :
Exaiphnes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A quintet of string improvisers in discerning dialog using viola, cello, double bass, electric guitar, piano & harp, from regular collaborators Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, Miguel Mira, and Abdul Moimeme, plus Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis.

Chrysakis / Villegas / Mayne: Palimpsesto Chrysakis / Villegas / Mayne:
Palimpsesto

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Thanos Chrysakis with Dario Villega and Oli Mayne in improvised set using electronics, prepared pianos, percussion, &c, a colored palimpset of sound.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy: Music for Chamber Organ & Contra Bass Clarinet Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy:
Music for Chamber Organ & Contra Bass Clarinet

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Electroacoustic improviser Thanos Chrysakis performing on the chamber organ at the University of Gloucestershire, UK in a collaboration with Chris Cundy on contra bass clarinet, for a subtle, mysterious and uncompromising four-part improvisation.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Philip Somervell: Knotted Alembic Chrysakis, Thanos / Philip Somervell:
Knotted Alembic

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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The 7 part "Knotted Alembic" is an improvisation between electroacoustic artist and label leader Thanos Chrysakis and Brazilian based Chilean pianist Philip Somervell performing inside and out of the piano.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Wade Matthews: Numen Chrysakis, Thanos / Wade Matthews:
Numen

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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The duo of Thanos Chrysakis on laptop and electronics, Wade Matthes on digital synthesis and field recordings, in an album of improvisations where synthetics and real-word sounds combine and collide in intriguing ways.

Chrysakis, Thanos: Subterranean Sky Chrysakis, Thanos:
Subterranean Sky

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Aural Terrains label leader and electronic composer Thanos Chrysakis in a work in five movements based on field recordings, synthesized, and acoustic instrumental sounds.

Chulki, Hong  / Ryu Hankil: Objets Infernaux Chulki, Hong / Ryu Hankil:
Objets Infernaux

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A collaboration between two Seoul, South Korean sound artists--Hong Chulki and Ryu Hankil--both performing on no-input mixer & objects for an album of electronic, glitch and sputtering sound with an extreme dynamic range and twisted purpose.

Chvad SB: Crickets Were the Compass Chvad SB:
Crickets Were the Compass

(Silber -- USA )

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Chvad SB of Things Outside The Skin, Tongue Muzzle, &c in album of ambient drone lament, composed of abstract passages, at times dissonant & at other times melodic, but always with interesting intention.

Cian Ethrie: Volatiles W/ Aspartame & Candid Mobile Blues <i>[Used Item]</i> Cian Ethrie:
Volatiles W/ Aspartame & Candid Mobile Blues [Used Item]

(Lucky Kitchen -- Spain )

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New sealed copy....

Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble: Epiphany Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble:
Epiphany

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The first in a series of recordings from the shifting Circuit ea-improv ensemble, here with Trevor Taylor, Paul Dunmall, Jonathan Implett and Nick Stephens.

Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Kitaoka Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble:
Kitaoka

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 3rd CD in a series by the ea-improv group Circuit (Pat Thomas, Trevor Taylor, &c). music influenced by the japanese artist and illusionist Akiyoshi Kitaoka.

Circuit: Genesis Circuit:
Genesis

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Percussionist Trevor Taylor's Circuit mixes acoustic instruments, electronics and real-time processing to morph alien sounding landscapes through well-honed improvising, here with Paul Dunmall, Hilary Jeffires, and Roberto Filoseta.

Circulasione Totale Orchestra: Enten Eller Circulasione Totale Orchestra:
Enten Eller

(Circulasione -- Norway )

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An unusual improvising orchestra that absorbs concepts from a wealth of styles, led by saxophonist Frode Gjerstad; this 1992 recording is of a 7-piece band with 2 drummers including Paal Nilssen-Love, 2 bassists guitar, and Ove Storland on vocals.

Cline, Nels / Andrea Parkins / Tom Rainey: Downpour Cline, Nels / Andrea Parkins / Tom Rainey:
Downpour

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Cogburn / Jones / Rainey: Arena Ladridos Cogburn / Jones / Rainey:
Arena Ladridos

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A live performance of saxophonist Bhob Rainey, electronics artist Bonnie Jones and percussionist Chris Cogburn performing live at AAMP in Austin, TX, and at Crolwey Theatre, Marfa, TX.

Cohen, Greg: Golden State Cohen, Greg:
Golden State

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A set of playful, upbeat duos from West Coast-born bassist Greg Cohen and NY guitarist Bill Frisell, celebrating Cohen's home state of California in 6 originals and 3 California covers.

Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright: control and its opposites Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright:
control and its opposites

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A durational piece featuring saxophonist Seymour Wright, electronic artist Grundik Kasyansky (Grundik + Slava) & trumpeter Jamie Coleman, members of Eddie Prevost's improv workshop.

Coleman, Steve: Invisible Paths: First Scattering Coleman, Steve:
Invisible Paths: First Scattering

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collectif Inaudible: Cardo: Improvised Music in Brussels Collectif Inaudible:
Cardo: Improvised Music in Brussels

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Collection of twelve duo, trio and quartet improvisations featuring various artists from the European scene that were recorded over a four years at an improvisation workshop in Brussels.

Coltrane, Andrew & Mike Khoury: Concrete Shoes Coltrane, Andrew & Mike Khoury:
Concrete Shoes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Violinist Mike Khoury and electronic artist Andrew Coltrane in an album of thick and blurry sonic environments and effected string interaction, a bit like a drive in an ancient auto on alien moons.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Atto Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Atto

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Osvaldo Coluccino's "Atto" uses various acoustic objects but no musical instruments or electronic manipulation, here in 5 pieces recorded near Milan, Italy in 2011.

Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson: Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs] Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson:
Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD featuring two extended live performances by the electroacoustic quartet of John Butcher (sax), Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (harps) & Lee Patterson (amplifed devices), one an improv from Durham in 2013, the other a graphic score from Newcastle, 2014.

Company: Once Company:
Once

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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From Bailey's live recordings at The Arts Theater in May 1987, excellent groupings of players inc. Barre Phillips, Carlos Zingaro, Tristan Honsinger, Lee Konitz, Steve Noble &c.

Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad: Give And Take Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad:
Give And Take

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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During multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad's tour of South America in 2015 he met with pianist Fabiana Galante and fellow reedist Luis Conde to record these excellent improvisations, all three using unusual and extended techniques to create these 8 captivating dialogs.

Conly, Sean and Michael Attias: Think Shadow Conly, Sean and Michael Attias:
Think Shadow

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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The duo of bassist Sean Conly and Michael Attias on alto and baritone sax recording in Brooklyn's Barbes, a reflective and sophisticated dialog between two peers who use their creative powers and technique to focus on substantive improvisation.

Connors, Loren & Jim O'Rourke: Are You Going To Stop...In Bern? Connors, Loren & Jim O'Rourke:
Are You Going To Stop...In Bern?

(hatNOIR -- Switzerland )

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Second edition of these 1997 recordings from guitarists Lorren Connors and Jim O'Rourke, sparse western-flavored playing with an experimental side that never loses sight of melodicism.

  Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Continuum: Yttrium Continuum:
Yttrium

(Zorpin Music -- Great Britain )

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Chris Conway's Continuum, fusing electronic music, jazz, ambient, minimal and more in unique ways, on the first release for their Zorpin Music label.

Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford: White String's Attached (1979) Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford:
White String's Attached (1979)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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These 1979 duo concert performances from violinist Nigel Coomes and pianist Steve Beresford were generally considered at the time to be the most significant advance in violin & piano music for around 200 years.

Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer: Angels On The Edge Of Time Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer:
Angels On The Edge Of Time

(Angelica -- Italy )

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A superb concert recorded in 1992 at the Angelica Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna from a quartet of Rock in Opposition luminaries Lindsay Cooper & Fred Frith (Henry Cow), Lars Hollmer (Samla Mamas), and free improvising saxophonist Gianni Gebbia.

Coppice: Big Wad Excisions Coppice:
Big Wad Excisions

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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The Chicago-based duo of Noe Cuellar and Joseph Kramer on bellows and electronics, since 2009 producing original compositions for stage and fixed media, uncovering sonic textures & compositional ideas that are peculiar to their unique instrumentation.

Cor Fuhler : Stengam Cor Fuhler :
Stengam

(Potlatch -- France )

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

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Correction with Mats Gustafsson: Shift [VINYL] Correction with Mats Gustafsson:
Shift [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Sweden's advanced free jazz piano trio Correction (Sebastian Bergstrom on piano, Joacim Hyberg on bass, and Emil Astrand-Melin on drums) are met by fellow Swede, baritone saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, for a stunning album ranging from abstract to hard blowing improv.

Cortex: Live! [VINYL 2 LPs] Cortex:
Live! [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Four Norwegian jazz musicians--Thomas Johansson (cornet), Kristoffer Alberts (reeds), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums)--representatives of a new generation of Scandinavian jazzmen playing creative music with the tools and forms of the older generation.

Cortex: Live! Cortex:
Live!

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Four Norwegian jazz musicians--Thomas Johansson (cornet), Kristoffer Alberts (reeds), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums)--representatives of a new generation of Scandinavian jazzmen playing creative music with the tools and forms of the older generation.

Cosmos: Tears Cosmos:
Tears

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Costa, Carlos: Door of No Return Costa, Carlos:
Door of No Return

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Double-bassist Carlo Costa, originally from the Canary Islands and who has worked with Tim Berne, Tomas Fujiwara, Ingar Zach, Wade Matthews, &c. in a solo album of solid and unusual bass technique including plucking, bowing and scraping, in his 9-part series of "Doors".

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

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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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.

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

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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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.



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