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Improvised Rock
 
Wyatt, Robert : '68 Wyatt, Robert :
'68

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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The complete set of Robert Wyatt's solo recordings made in the US in late 1968, with Jimi Hendrix playing bass on one track, alongside Mike Ratledge and Hugh Hopper, performing versions of "Chlesea", "Rivmic Melodies", "Slow Walkin' Talk" and "Moon in June".

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.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

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.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A large work from Brooklyn's jazz-oriented Little Women with saxophonists Travis Laplante & Darius Jones, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary, a sophisticated building work collectively composed and refined over two years.

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

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Zorn, John: The Dreamers-The Gentle Side Zorn, John:
The Dreamers-The Gentle Side

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collecting and remastering the most lyrical and beautiful tracks from John Zorn's three Dreamers releases, presented in a picture disc pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife: Let Me Get That Digital Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife:
Let Me Get That Digital

(Sundmagi -- USA )

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Jason Ajemian's Chicago-based Highlife with Peter Hanson, Owen Stewart, Marc Riordan and New Yorker Jacob Wick, a six piece jazz/rock ensemble with a skewed lyric sense, recommended.

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

(Silber Media -- USA )

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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.

Denio, Amy: Never Too Old To Pop a Hole (1988) Denio, Amy:
Never Too Old To Pop a Hole (1988)

(Spoot -- USA )

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Amy Denio originally released this solo album on cassette in 1988, a fun, informed and eccentric release performing on a wide range of instruments & voice; digitally remastered.

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

(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

(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

(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 )

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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 )

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

(Engine -- USA )

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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.

Linson, Adam Systems Quartet (Dorner / Mahall / Linson / Lytton): Figures And Grounds Linson, Adam Systems Quartet (Dorner / Mahall / Linson / Lytton):
Figures And Grounds

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Bassist and electronic artist Adam Linson brought this group together to explore new contexts at the intersection of jazz and computer music using real-time processing and interactive electronics.

Various Artists: Imaginational Anthem Various Artists:
Imaginational Anthem

(Tompkins Square -- USA )

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Palermo, Ed Big Band: One Child Left Behind Palermo, Ed Big Band:
One Child Left Behind

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist/arranger Ed Palermo leads his 18-piece big band in a set of road-tested arrangements of Frank Zappa classics, along with a Neil Young ballad, a Leiber and Stoller piece, and a Los Lobos tune, all with technical and lyric prowess and surprising twists and turns.

Myers, David Lee: Newton's Rings Myers, David Lee:
Newton's Rings

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Arcane Device's David Myers on a live sample playback system manipulating feedback and Tibetan singing bowls, along with other sources.

Heumen, Robert van : Fury Heumen, Robert van :
Fury

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Dutch improviser van Heumen (N Collective, OfficeR, &c.) in a dynamic and shifting solo work of laptop electronics, noise textures, and text.

Boeren, Eric 4tet: Song for Tracy the Turtle - Live in Brugge 2004 Boeren, Eric 4tet:
Song for Tracy the Turtle - Live in Brugge 2004

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Dutch improvisers cornetist Eric Boeren, saxophonist Michael Moore, bassist Wilbert de Joode with drummer Paul Lovens performing live in 2004 at Concertgebouw, Brugge.

Zwaanenburg, Jos: 20 Odd Years: Music For Flute(s) & Live Electronics Zwaanenburg, Jos:
20 Odd Years: Music For Flute(s) & Live Electronics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Dutch flautist and electronic artist Jos Zwaanenburg in a release that updates and reinvents the technology for works written by British composers for Zwaanenburg over the last 20 years.

IKB: Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre IKB:
Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Referencing the work of French artist and composer Yves Klein, this large group of Creative Sources regulars perform the 4 part Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre, a subtle and rich work of acoustic and electronic improvisation.

Artaud Beats, The: Logos Artaud Beats, The:
Logos

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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After performing at Jean-Herve Peron's 2010 Avant Garde Festival, Yumi Hara (keys, violin & voice), Geoff Leigh (winds & electronics), John Greaves (bass & piano) and Chris Cutler (drums & percussion) present their first studio album mixing open-minded composed and improvised music.

Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya): Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks] Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya):
Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The insanely great improvising rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki, and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, in the third edition of their 2004 album, with 4 different bonus tracks recorded live At Osaka Bridge: "Hash"; "Arabesque"; "Quicksilver"; and "Freestone".

Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Silver Mountain [VINYL 2 LPs] Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske:
Silver Mountain [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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For their 4th album the Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken, Nikolai Heangsle Eilertsen, and Torstein Lofthus, are joined by Reine Fiske, the Swedish guitarist from Dungen and The Amazing, for four extended tracks and a pysch cover blending rock and jazz in powerful ways.

Ochs, Larry: The Fictive Five Ochs, Larry:
The Fictive Five

(Tzadik -- USA )

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West Coast multi-reedist and founding member of the Rova Sax Quartet Larry Ochs leads this impressive free improvising quintet patterned after the New York Contemporary Five, with the superb lineup of Nate Wooley, Harris Eisenstadt, Pascal Niggenkemper, and Ken Filiano.

Paul, Leah: Trenza Paul, Leah:
Trenza

(Skirl -- USA )

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).



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