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Improvised Rock


 
Saint Dirt Elementary School: Abandoned Ballroom Saint Dirt Elementary School:
Abandoned Ballroom

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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The chamber rock 8 piece Saint Dirt Elementary School ensemble in their second release on Barnyard, superb sophisticated compositions reminiscent of L'Ensemble Raye or Conventum.

Sax Ruins: Blimmguass [JAPANESE EDITION] Sax Ruins:
Blimmguass [JAPANESE EDITION]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The second Sax Ruins album with Tatsuya Yoshida (drums) and Ono Ryoko (alto sax) with guest Ryuichi Yoshida on baritone sax, performing new arrangements of Ruins works including "Vrresto", "Refusal Fossil", &c.

Sekkutsu Jean: DVD Sekkutsu Jean:
DVD

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The intense Japanese rock duo of bassist Sato Kenji and drummer Yoshida Tatsuya performing live at Tokyo's Show Boat in 2008, and at UFO Club in 2006.

Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote: Jane and The Magic Bananas Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote:
Jane and The Magic Bananas

(&Records -- Canada )

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Montreal free improvisers in an album straddling improvisation, actuelle, and rock influences, with drummer Michel F. Cote, guitarist Sam Shalabi, and bass/electronicist Alexandre St-Onge.

Shockabilly: Earth Vs. Shockabilly Shockabilly:
Earth Vs. Shockabilly

(Chadula -- USA )

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An extended rerelease of the original and 1st 1982 Shockabilly album on Rough Trade, expanded to a full 77 minutes with out-takes and rarities, rakes and mayhem.

Shockabilly: Heaven Shockabilly:
Heaven

(Chadula -- USA )

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The final Shockabilly studio recording with Eugene Chadbourne, Kramer, and David Licht, assembled after the band broke up, contrasted with alternate versions of many songs.

Shockabilly: Live At 10 Foot Henry's Shockabilly:
Live At 10 Foot Henry's

(Chadula -- USA )

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Shockabilly (Eugene Chadbourne, David Licht, and Kramer) in sound board recordings from their performance at 10 Feet Henry, Calgary in 1983, perhaps one of their best live releases!

Shockabilly: Vietnam Shockabilly:
Vietnam

(Chadula -- USA )

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Remixed and extended, Shockabilly was Eugene Chadbourne, Kramer, and David Licht, in their original Fundamental LP "Vietnam" with a booklet including the infamous Tour Diary.

Sim + Otomo: Monte Alto Estate Sim + Otomo:
Monte Alto Estate

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Sim is the 3 piece electronic/rock band of Teruyuki, Yoshio & Masahiro, here with Otomo Yoshihide on turntables and synth, and amazing album of rhythms in a This Heat "Repeat" mode.

sim: sec:ond sim sim:
sec:ond sim

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The Japanese post-rock trio Sim (Oshima Teruyuki (guitar), Ootani Yoshio(electronics) and Uemura Masahiro(drums)) play a compelling stripped-down odd-rhythmic yet funky instrumental rock with unusual electronic counterpoint.

Slobber Pup: Black Aces [VINYL 2 LPs] Slobber Pup:
Black Aces [VINYL 2 LPs]

(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.

Slut Mouth: Amateur Hour Slut Mouth:
Amateur Hour

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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New recordings from the Fossils-related duo from Hamilton, Ontario, 30 minutes of deconstructed free rock jams and skeletal grooves on guitar and partial drumset.

Sonic Youth & I.C.P. & The Ex: In the Fishtank 9 Sonic Youth & I.C.P. & The Ex:
In the Fishtank 9

(Fishtank -- The Netherlands )

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Konkurrent's 9th release of the "In The Fishtank" series pairs Sonic Youth (less Kim Gordon) with ICP (Instant Composers Pool) and Luc & Terrie of The Ex, recording in the studio while Sonic Youth was in Amsterdam for the 2001 Holland Festival.

Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox Sorites Paradox:
Sorites Paradox

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.

Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo : DOTS Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo :
DOTS

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Ruins drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Tipographica guitarist Imahori Tsuneo in fiery and dense improvised power rock taken at high speed, edited and overdubbed in the studio.

Uneven Eleven: Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs] Uneven Eleven:
Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Merging three legends--drummer Charles Hayward (This Heat, Camberwell Now, Massacre), Guy Segers (Univers Zero) and Kawabata Makoto (Acid Mothers Temple) for a wild improvising trio caught live at Cafe Oto in Lodon in 2013; not to be missed!

Univers Zero: Relaps Univers Zero:
Relaps

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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"Relaps" presents a peek into the recorded archives of one of the founding members of the Rock in Opposition (RIO) movement, the great avant-rock ensemble Univers Zero.

Vertical Squirrels: Hold True (Accroche-toi) Vertical Squirrels:
Hold True (Accroche-toi)

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The Vertical Squirrels trio plays collective improvisations that draws on groove elements of funk and rock with Rob Wallace's sensitive drumming and Fischlin's adventurous ECM-tinted guitar work.

Weber, Allen: Hot Shock Weber, Allen:
Hot Shock

(NO LABEL -- USA )

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Grooves with Energy, or Sandunga Jazz Fusion as guitarist and leader Allen Weber describes his mix of jazz rock fusion infused with Latin, Carribeo, Funk, Blues, R & B and Rock.

World Heritage, The: Invitation to the World Heritage [DVD + CD] World Heritage, The:
Invitation to the World Heritage [DVD + CD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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CD & DVD of this supergroup of Japanese improvising and advanced rock forms with members of Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, Korekyojinn, ROVO, Boredoms, Bondage Fruit, &c!

World Heritage, The: Live At Goodman World Heritage, The:
Live At Goodman

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The World Heritage in their 5th release recorded live at Tokyo's Akihabara Goodman in 2012, amazing improvised instrumental rock from Tatsuya Yoshida (drums), Seiichi Yamamoto (guitar), Natsuki Kido (guitar), Yuji Katsui (violin) and Mitsuru Nasuno (bass).

Yoshihide, Otomo : Core Anode Yoshihide, Otomo :
Core Anode

(Meena -- Japan )

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Core Anode is Otomo's roaring-sound project, 3 pieces recorded live at concerts in Tokyo (2002), Copenhagen (2006), and London (2006).

Zorn, John: Ipsissimus Zorn, John:
Ipsissimus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn's 5th installment in the Moonchild series, nine duos, trios and quartets swirling with melodic and rhythmic invention performed by Zorn, Marc Ribot, Mike Patton, Joey Barron, & Trevor Dunn.

Zorn, John: Psychomagia Zorn, John:
Psychomagia

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn's Abraxas quartet (Arm Bajakian-guitar, Eyal Maoz-guitar, Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz-bass, Kenny Grohowski-drums) perform a new suite inspired by the magical writings of Giordano Bruno & Alejandro Jodorowski, from minimialist to intense ritual music.

Zorn, John: Valentine's Day Zorn, John:
Valentine's Day

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn brings together Downtown New Yorkers, Marc Ribot on guitar, Trevor Dunn on bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums, for 12 instrumental miniatures combining atonal lyricism with rock intensity; scronky, demanding and exciting hybrids of improv and rock.

Bret Higgins Atlas Revolt: Higgins, Bret; Atlas Revolt Bret Higgins Atlas Revolt:
Higgins, Bret; Atlas Revolt

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A Canadian quintet led by double bassist Bret Higgins (Zebrina) merging latin, R&B, soul, film soundtracks, jazz and more into moody and infectious grooves, lyrical and upbeat music that borrows freely from a variety of world and folk styles in exuberant ways.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: After Seijaku [2 CDs] Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku:
After Seijaku [2 CDs]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (electronics, guitar, voice), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass, electronics) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (electronics), recording 2 years after the "Last Live" album, in an epic voyage of meditative and intricate electronics performed live in Tokyo.

Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs] Seijaku:
Last Live [2 CDs]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Long form twisted blues from the Japanese Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (guitar, voice, violin & flute), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (drums), performing live at Club Goodman in Tokyo in 2014, for an album of profoundly introspective and dark music.

Zorn, John: The True Discoveries Of Witches And Demons Zorn, John:
The True Discoveries Of Witches And Demons

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The second release by Zorn's heavy new organ trio Simulacrum of John Medeski, Matt Hollenberg and Kenny Grohowski with guests Mark Ribot on guitar and Trevor Dunn on bass, three generations of musical explorers coming together to rip your mind to shreds.

Chadbourne, Eugene: The 13 Society Chadbourne, Eugene:
The 13 Society

(Chadula -- USA )

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A great collection of original Doc Chad songs and cover versions, including songs by Yusef Islam, Lowell George, Country Joe McDonald, Marty Balin, Terry Kirkman, and Don Van Vliet, performed solo and on guitar, banjo, dobro, turntables & cassettes, with Rogier Smal on drums.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

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.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $10.95    

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Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95    

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Black Happy Day: In the Garden of Ghostflowers Black Happy Day:
In the Garden of Ghostflowers

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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A collaboration between Tara Vanflower & Timothy Renner bridging ambient music and americana using guitars, banjo & dulcimer with feedback & effects.

CACAW: Stellar Power CACAW:
Stellar Power

(Skirl -- USA )

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

CACAW: Stellar Power [VINYL] CACAW:
Stellar Power [VINYL]

(Skirl -- USA )

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

Gricer: Gricer Gricer:
Gricer

(Taut Recordings -- Great Britain )

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Hotel Hotel: The Sad Sea Hotel Hotel:
The Sad Sea

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Instrumental post rock inspired by a torturous ocean journey: the sounds of hurricanes funneled through violins, guitars, drums, & effect pedals; nice squid cover!

Jensson, Hilmar's TYFT: Smell the Difference Jensson, Hilmar's TYFT:
Smell the Difference

(Skirl -- USA )

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3rd release from Icelandic guitarist Hilmar Jensson's improv metal trio with Andrew D'Angelo, Jim Black and guests Chris Speed and Peter Evans, heavy and inspired playing!

Kihlstedt / Bossi / Ismaily: Causing A Tiger Kihlstedt / Bossi / Ismaily:
Causing A Tiger

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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The trio of violinist/vocalist Carla Kihlstedt, bassist Shahzad Ismaily and drummer Matthias Bossi explore the language of memory and dreams through songs, improvisation, and field recordings.

No-Neck Blues Band, The: Nine For Victor No-Neck Blues Band, The:
Nine For Victor

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Scarcity Of Tanks: Vulgar Defender Scarcity Of Tanks:
Vulgar Defender

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

Wolf Eyes / Braxton, Anthony: Black Vomit Wolf Eyes / Braxton, Anthony:
Black Vomit

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Weathers, Andrew Ensemble: Fuck Everybody, You Can Do Anything Weathers, Andrew Ensemble:
Fuck Everybody, You Can Do Anything

(Full Spectrum -- USA )

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Experimental improvising in the 3rd studio release from Andrew Weathers and his Ensemble paying homage to America's myriad cultural traditions in sound tapestry and song, completing a trilogy that began in 2011 with "We're Not Cautious".

Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love: Scarcity [VINYL] Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love:
Scarcity [VINYL]

(PNL -- Norway )

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During Paal Nilssen-Love's July 2013 solo gig at Auido Rebel's Quintavant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he was joined by Arto Lindsay performing on electric guitar and voice, recording these two impressive improvisations released on a 180 Gram 33/45 RPM record.

Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert): National Parks [Vinyl] Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert):
National Parks [Vinyl]

(Monotype -- Austria )

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The duo of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne team up with guitarist Martin Siewert in this collection of tracks inspired by different U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters.

Weber, Allen: Hot Shock <i>[Used Item]</i> Weber, Allen:
Hot Shock [Used Item]

(NO LABEL -- USA )

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Grooves with Energy, or Sandunga Jazz Fusion as guitarist and leader Allen Weber describes his mix of jazz rock fusion infused with Latin, Carribeo, Funk, Blues, R & B and Rock.

Moore, Thurston / John Moloney: Caught On Tape: Full Bleed Moore, Thurston / John Moloney: Caught On Tape:
Full Bleed

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Under the name "Caught on Tape", Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore and John Moloney from Sunburned Hand of the Man deliver a set of heavy duos that swing through quiet dynamics and thick riffs, evoking both free/out jazz and beautiful SY-like rock moments.

Stern: Bone Turquoise [VINYL] Stern:
Bone Turquoise [VINYL]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $14.41    

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Merging rock sensibility with NY/Downtown jazz and improv, vocalist Chuck Stern (Time of Orchids) leads his band with Toby Driver (Kayo Dot) on guitar, Keith Abrams on drums, and Tim Byrnes on synth & keys, for exotic "alien pop" with unusual cinematic properties.

Pedromonkeyfinger: Eye Day Rabbit Pedromonkeyfinger:
Eye Day Rabbit

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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"Surreal slabs of processed sound float by each other in brilliant high fidelity, from the man behind much of the documentation of Bug Incision's live activites..."

Talibam!: Boogie in the Breeze Blocks Talibam!:
Boogie in the Breeze Blocks

(ESP -- USA )

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One of NYC's oddest rock bands, Talibam! augment and mutilate rock forms with a weird mix, helped along by Jon Irabagon, Peter Evans, Chris Forsyth, &c., great and bizarre!

Various Artists: Japanese New Music Festival 2008 Various Artists:
Japanese New Music Festival 2008

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The fifth Japanese New Music Festival 2008 has 7 audio tracks and 7 videos with artists Atsushi Tsuyama & Makoto Kawabata & Tatsuya Yoshida.

Blake, Ran: Plays Solo Piano Blake, Ran:
Plays Solo Piano

(ESP -- USA )

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Reissuing pianist Ran Blake's 1965 ESP release presenting original compositions and works by Ornette Coleman and George Russell, along with arrangements of standards, an expressive and passionate release heralding Blake's long and brilliant career.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Liberation Libba Nation Chadbourne, Eugene:
Liberation Libba Nation

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Curators, The: Thank You Curators, The:
Thank You

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Raw and driven improvisation from the NY trio of bassist James Ilgenfritz, saxophonist Mikko Innanen and percussionist Joe Hertenstein, three young players with both introspective and aggressive tendencies that makes for an engaging release.

Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz: Elevated Vegetation Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz:
Elevated Vegetation

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The New York trio of trumpeter Kirk Knuffke, bassist Max Johnson and Ziv Ravitz recording mostly original compositions in the studio, modern improvisation blending melodic and free improvisation in excellent ways.

Uchihashi Kazuhisa And Yoshida Tatsuya: Barisshee Uchihashi Kazuhisa And Yoshida Tatsuya:
Barisshee

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Magaibutsu drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Innocence/Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa in a genre-shifting and inspired duo from two of Japan's most active rock improvisers.



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PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur

Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru): Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Med

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

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