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Hat Hut


Switzerland's Hat Hut Records began its journey 40 years ago, releasing superb improvised and avant compositional music. Squidco and Hat Hut have worked together for over the last 12 years providing and distributing Hat Hut releases, and we're proud to include them in our catalog.

To celebrate Hat Hut's 40th Anniversary we're offering the following discount: Buy any 5 Hat Hut titles and take 40% off their regular retail price!

Squidco Hat Hut 40% Anniversary Sale

Sale ends July 31, 2014. Discount applied at checkout time. Order will be shipped as quickly as possible, but orders requiring stock from Switzerland will be sent after the sale has completed and additional stock has been received. Sale items are not eligible for Reward Points.
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Ablinger, Peter:  Grisailles Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18486
Catalog Code: 132
Country: Switzerland

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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Adkins Quartet, Michael:  Rotator Adkins Quartet, Michael: Rotator
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 09551
Catalog Code: 660
Country: Switzerland

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New York tenor saxophonist and composer Michael Adkins with his quartet including Paul Motian on drums in a set of 9 original compositions.

Ammann, Dieter:  The Freedom of Speech Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18494
Catalog Code: 158
Country: Switzerland

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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Ammann, Dieter:  The Freedom of Speech <i>[Used Item]</i> Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech [Used Item]
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18719
Catalog Code: 158
Country: Switzerland

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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Anderson, Ray / Han Bennink / Christy Doran:  A B D Anderson, Ray / Han Bennink / Christy Doran: A B D
Label: hatOLOGY
Product Code: 14561
Catalog Code: 695
Country: Switzerland

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Combining two hatART CDs from '94 & '96, the trio of trombonist Anderson, drummer Bennink and guitarist Doran bring together contrasting approaches with intense skill and improvisatory wit.

Anzellotti, Teodoro :  Push Pull Anzellotti, Teodoro : Push Pull
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 19206
Catalog Code: Hat [now] ART 131
Country: Switzerland

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New works for the accordion composed by Vinko Globokar, Toshio Hosokawa, Youghi Pagh-Paan, Rolf Riehm, and Salavatore Sciarrino and performed by Teodoro Anzellotti.

Ayler Quintet, Albert:  Stockholm, Berlin 1966 Ayler Quintet, Albert: Stockholm, Berlin 1966
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 14834
Catalog Code: 717
Country: Switzerland

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In 1966 Albert Ayler toured Europe with his quintet, as heard on these beautifully remastered recordings from Berlin and Stockholm; inspired and spiritual free jazz.

Ayler, Albert Quintet:  Lorrach, Paris 1966 Ayler, Albert Quintet: Lorrach, Paris 1966
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 15652
Catalog Code: 703
Country: Switzerland

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Brothers Albert (sax) and Don Ayler (trumpet) playing energetic, "free spiritual music" in Paris in 1966 alongside Michel Samson (violin), William Folwell (bass) and Beaver Harris (drums).

Babel, Isaac :  The Sin Of Jesus Babel, Isaac : The Sin Of Jesus
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 09181
Catalog Code: 169
Country: Switzerland

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Transcription of Soviet writer Isaac Babel's The Sin of Jesus into music by applying a rule system where words determine melody, letters determine rhythm & harmony, &c.

Barlow, Clarence:  Musica Derivata Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18485
Catalog Code: 126
Country: Switzerland

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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

  Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata [Used Item]
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18731
Catalog Code: 126
Country: Switzerland

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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

Beins / Pfleiderer / Wilson:  Yarbles Beins / Pfleiderer / Wilson: Yarbles
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 19207
Catalog Code: Hatology 510
Country: Switzerland

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The free improvising trio of Burkhard Beins on drums & percussion, Maertin Fpeider on saxophones, and Peter Niklas Wilson on double bass recording in the studio in Germany, 1996.

Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow:  Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble Berio, Luciano & Edison Denissow: Works For Voice And Chamber Ensemble
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 11217
Catalog Code: 168
Country: Switzerland

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Remastered ed. of the '93 release of Berio's "Folk Songs" and "Chamber Music", and Edison Denissow's "La Vie en rouge" performed by the Ensemble for New Music Zurich.

Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton:  A Memory Of Vienna Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton: A Memory Of Vienna
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 12149
Catalog Code: 687
Country: Switzerland

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In 1988, on the spur of the moment, Blake and Braxton met to record this set of 8 standards, including pieces by Monk, Parker, Gillespie, Miles Davis, Mal Waldron, &c.

Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy:  That Certain Feeling Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 13407
Catalog Code: 699
Country: Switzerland

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2010 master of this 1990 classic, not your average book of standards, pianist Blake takes an unusual and broad take on Gershwin with the help of saxophonists Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy.

Blaser, Samuel Quartet with Marc Ducret:  Boundless Blaser, Samuel Quartet with Marc Ducret: Boundless
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 14833
Catalog Code: 706
Country: Switzerland

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Trombonist Samuel Blaser's quartet with guitarist Marc Ducret, bassist Banz Oester and drummer Gerald Cleaver recording the leader's "Boundless Suite" in 4 magnificent parts.

Blaser, Samuel Quartet:  As The Sea Blaser, Samuel Quartet: As The Sea
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 16910
Catalog Code: 718
Country: Switzerland

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Trombonist Samuel Blaser and his quartet of Marc Ducret (guitar), Banz Oester (double bass), and Gerald Cleaver (drums) perform his 4-part suite live with an ebb-and-flow tempo and intricate dynamics that are reflective of the sea.

Bley, Paul :  12 (+6) In A Row Bley, Paul : 12 (+6) In A Row
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 09548
Catalog Code: 649
Country: Switzerland

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Master improviser and pianist Paul Bley along, in duo and trio with reedist Hans Koch and flugelhornist Franz Koglmann.

Blum, Eberhard:  Alea Blum, Eberhard: Alea
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 07053
Catalog Code: 6180
Country: Switzerland

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Boulez, Pierre & John Cage:  Structures & Music For Piano Boulez, Pierre & John Cage: Structures & Music For Piano
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 13714
Catalog Code: 175
Country: Switzerland

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John Cage and Pierre Boulez met in 1949, forging a long and valuable musical friendship, as seen through the parallels in these works by both composers, performed by Pi-Hsien-Chen & Ian Pace.

Bradford Quartet, Bobby / John Carter:  Seeking Bradford Quartet, Bobby / John Carter: Seeking
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 07201
Catalog Code: 620
Country: Switzerland

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Bradford, Bobby-John Carter Quintet:  Comin' On Bradford, Bobby-John Carter Quintet: Comin' On
Label: hatOLOGY
Product Code: 14562
Catalog Code: 693
Country: Switzerland

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Clarinetist John Carter and cornetist Bobby Bradford in a reissue of their 1991 HatArt release with bassist Richard Davis, drummer Andrew Cyrille, and Don Preston on keys, unusual jazz that stands the test of time.

Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington):  Concept of Freedom Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington): Concept of Freedom
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 05148
Catalog Code: 614
Country: Switzerland

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Braxton, Anthony Trio & Quintet:  Town Hall (Trio & Quintet) 1972 Braxton, Anthony Trio & Quintet: Town Hall (Trio & Quintet) 1972
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 13706
Catalog Code: 685
Country: Switzerland

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Braxton's 1972 Town Hall, NY concert with the great lineup of Dave Holland, Philip Wilson, John Stubblefield, Jeanne Lee, and Barry Altschul, an early example of his numbered compositions

Braxton, Anthony:  Creative Orchestra (Koeln) 1978  [2 CDs] Braxton, Anthony: Creative Orchestra (Koeln) 1978 [2 CDs]
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 11776
Catalog Code: 644-2
Country: Switzerland

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Double CD remaster of Braxton's incredible 1978 concert in Koln with a massive orchestra including Ned Rothenberg, Leo Smith, Marilyn Crispell, Bob Ostertag, Marty Ehrlich, JD Parran, &c. &c. &c.!

Braxton, Anthony:  Eight (+1) Tristano Compositions 1989 for Warne Marsh Braxton, Anthony: Eight (+1) Tristano Compositions 1989 for Warne Marsh
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 15529
Catalog Code: 715
Country: Switzerland

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A reissued and remastered Braxton release with Jon Raskin, Dred Scott, Cecil McBee, and Andrew Cyrille that is intensely explosive, fast-paced, and aggressive, with Braxton's signature style.

Braxton, Anthony:  Seven Compositions (Trio) 1989 Braxton, Anthony: Seven Compositions (Trio) 1989
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 11219
Catalog Code: 658
Country: Switzerland

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Anthony Braxton's 1989 recording of seven compositions (glued together into three performances) in a trio with bassist Adelhard Roidinger and drummer Tony Oxley.

Brown, Earle:  Synergy Brown, Earle: Synergy
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 13708
Catalog Code: 164
Country: Switzerland

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Remastered edition of Earle Brown's conducting debut with the Ensemble Avantgarde in Leipzig, presenting his proportional and graphic score "Event: Synergy II", along with 2 other works of distinctive structure.

Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet:  Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet: Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 10726
Catalog Code: 675
Country: Switzerland

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Braxton compatriot cornetist Bynum in solo, trio and sextet pieces with Pavone, Halvorson, Fujiwara, &c., exceptional music that balances jazz tradition with modern improvisational language.

Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti:  Changes Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti: Changes
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 16615
Catalog Code: 188
Country: Switzerland

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Pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs both the playful and quirky sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti juxtaposed to John Cage's I Ching developed compositions, "Music of Changes", which complement each other in unexpected and sublime ways.

Cage, John:  Imaginary Landscapes Cage, John: Imaginary Landscapes
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 07873
Catalog Code: 145
Country: Switzerland

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Cage, John:  Music Of Changes (1951) Cage, John: Music Of Changes (1951)
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 16311
Catalog Code: 173
Country: Switzerland

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"Music of Changes" was composed by John Cage using the hexagrams of the I Ching and has no sense of structure, continuity, rhythm, or speed; change itself is the only consistent aspect of the work.

Cage, John:  Ryoanji Cage, John: Ryoanji
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 14260
Catalog Code: 153
Country: Switzerland

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21 years after visiting the sparse rock and sand garden Ryoan-ji (Peacful Dragon) in Kyoto he wrote this piece, here in a remastered and redesigned 2nd edition.

Cage, John:  Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948) Cage, John: Sonatas & Interludes (1946 - 1948)
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 16309
Catalog Code: 152
Country: Switzerland

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John Cage composed these 20 sonatas and "interludes" from 1946-1948, unique and inventive compositions for conventional and prepared piano, which noted Cage interpreter James Tenney recorded in 2002.

Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble:  Madrigale Clementi, Aldo / Ives Ensemble: Madrigale
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 19204
Catalog Code: Hat [now] ART 123
Country: Switzerland

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Composer Aldo Clement's "Madrigale" performed by the Ives Ensemble in 1996-97.

Clusone 3 (Moore / Reijseger / Bennink):  An Hour With... Clusone 3 (Moore / Reijseger / Bennink): An Hour With...
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 02344
Catalog Code: 554
Country: Switzerland

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Clusone 3:  Soft Lights And Sweet Music Clusone 3: Soft Lights And Sweet Music
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 10923
Catalog Code: 657
Country: Switzerland

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Michael Moore, Ernst Reijseger and Han Bennink's excellent Clusone 3 trio in a reissue of their 1993 album playing mostly Irving Berlin compositions.

Connors, Loren & Jim O'Rourke:  Are You Going To Stop...In Bern? Connors, Loren & Jim O'Rourke: Are You Going To Stop...In Bern?
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 12922
Catalog Code: 686
Country: 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.

Copland, Marc / David Liebman Duo:  Impressions Copland, Marc / David Liebman Duo: Impressions
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 14832
Catalog Code: 689
Country: Switzerland

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The subtle duo of pianist Marc Copland and saxophonist Dave Liebman in a set of great jazz compositions from luminaries including Jimmy Giuffre, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Lester Young, plus original work.

Copland, Marc Trio:  Haunted Heart Copland, Marc Trio: Haunted Heart
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 12923
Catalog Code: 690
Country: Switzerland

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Reissue of pianist Copland in a trio with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Jochen Rueckert performing ballads including pieces by Coltrane, Waldron, Porter and Sting.

Copland, Marc:  Marc Copland And... Copland, Marc: Marc Copland And...
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 10350
Catalog Code: 593
Country: Switzerland

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Copland, Marc:  Time Within Time Copland, Marc: Time Within Time
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 05072
Catalog Code: 619
Country: Switzerland

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Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):  Counterpoise Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18487
Catalog Code: 136
Country: Switzerland

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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):  Counterpoise <i>[Used Item]</i> Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise [Used Item]
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18703
Catalog Code: 136
Country: Switzerland

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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Crumb, George:  Vox Balaenae Crumb, George: Vox Balaenae
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 06915
Catalog Code: 166
Country: Switzerland

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D'Agaro, Daniele / Glerum, Ernst / Bennink, Han :  Strandjutters D'Agaro, Daniele / Glerum, Ernst / Bennink, Han : Strandjutters
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 04846
Catalog Code: 590
Country: Switzerland

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D'Agaro, Daniele:  Chicago Overtones D'Agaro, Daniele: Chicago Overtones
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 05607
Catalog Code: 613
Country: Switzerland

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Douglas, Dave Tiny Bell Trio:  Constellations Douglas, Dave Tiny Bell Trio: Constellations
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 12148
Catalog Code: 666
Country: Switzerland

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A much-needed reissue of Dave Douglas's Tiny Bell Trio with guitarist Brad Shepik and drummer Jim Black, a remarkably telepathic group recorded mid-tour after 3 years working together.

efzeg:  krom efzeg: krom
Label: Hatology
Product Code: 06918
Catalog Code: 623
Country: Switzerland

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Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich:  Women Composers Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich: Women Composers
Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 14261
Catalog Code: 182
Country: Switzerland

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The Ensemble Fur Neue Musik Zurich perform the works of modern women composers: Katharina Rosenberger; Ada Gentile; Carmen Maria Carneci; Liza Lim; and Noriko Hisada.


 



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