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Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre: Can You Smile? Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Can You Smile?

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Theo Ceccarelli expands his string trio from their Ayler debut album, "Carrousel", adding bassist and free vocalist Joelle Leandre to the group, yielding a new dimension to their rapidly expanding repertoire of rich, interactive improvisation.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Breviaire d'Epuisements Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Breviaire d'Epuisements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli's work for percussion, two voices, two bass clarinets and viola da gamba, woven from the delicate fabric of the tension between darkness and light.

Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura: Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out) Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura:
Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six musicians from around the world (Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura) created this 50-minute track over the course of a year by collaborating and file-sharing online.

Chadbourne / Kaiser: The Guitar Lesson Chadbourne / Kaiser:
The Guitar Lesson

(Victo -- Canada )

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Horror Part 11 Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Horror Part 11

(Chadula -- USA )

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1,111 vinyl records combined with a live performace by Doc Chad (prepared guitar & banjo) and Mark Dixon (homemade and robotic instruments) in a tribute to the number 11.

Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Jungle Cookies Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Jungle Cookies

(Chadula -- USA )

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Reissue of the 1998 double CD release on Old Gold, compiling all of Chad's Amsterdamn based cassette Jungle Cookies series, eclectic audio collage songs.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm : Jazz School [VINYL] Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm :
Jazz School [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

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A collection of lo-fi experimental miniatures from guitarists Chadbourne and Malcolm playing the music of Steve Lacy and Eric Dolphy in unexpected ways!

Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith: Odd TIme Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith:
Odd TIme

(Engine -- USA )

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Drummer Warren Smith joins Eugene Chadbourne in NYC for a set of great and well-recorded songs, including "New New War War", "Checkers of Blood", "Choppin' Down Weeds", &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea: Udine: December 29, 1978 Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea:
Udine: December 29, 1978

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave: The Foxbourne Chronicles Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave:
The Foxbourne Chronicles

(Assembled Sound -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Paul Lovens: Patrizio Chadbourne, Eugene / Paul Lovens:
Patrizio

(Victo -- Canada )

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Chadbourne, Eugene and Hutton, Randy: Summer of 73: Recorded at Home Chadbourne, Eugene and Hutton, Randy:
Summer of 73: Recorded at Home

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Amber And Other Compositions Chadbourne, Eugene:
Amber And Other Compositions

(Chadula -- USA )

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Doc Chad in a 1997 concert at the Dandelion Gallery in Calgary performing in duo with bassist Billy McCarroll and solo, performing new works and pieces by Monk and Dolphy.

Chadbourne, Eugene: At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: At Off Centre Centre June 6, 1980 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Off Centre Centre June 6, 1980

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Chadbourne Auction House Chadbourne, Eugene:
Chadbourne Auction House

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Dead Country Chadbourne, Eugene:
Dead Country

(Konnex -- Germany )

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Doc Chad's 'Turkish Delight', a quintet with musicians from Turkey, performing original material and one traditional number; thick country improvisation bridging two countries!

Chadbourne, Eugene: Doc Chad Returns Chadbourne, Eugene:
Doc Chad Returns

(Chadula -- USA )

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Doc Chad's new solo series features "in progress" material, new songs and recordings here with a new recording project involving BC engineer & player Scott Henderson.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Duck, Chad! Chadbourne, Eugene:
Duck, Chad!

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: ECs' Chadbourne, Eugene:
ECs'

(Chadula -- USA )

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A collection of excellent and unusual original songs played on 25 instruments, the album named after a small town in Hungary where Doc Chad spent time some summers ago.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part 7: The Post Day of the Dead Ritual Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part 7: The Post Day of the Dead Ritual

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part One Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part One

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part Two: Banned Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part Two: Banned

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Insect And Western Updater [2 CDs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Insect And Western Updater [2 CDs]

(Chadula -- USA )

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An update to Doc Chad's "Insect and Western" box set, adding important new insect musical portraits recorded 2008-09, covering Click Beetle, Flat Shield Bug, Head Lice, Ear Wig, Spider, &c. &c.

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

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt Chadbourne, Eugene:
Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt

(Chadula -- USA )

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Recordings from Doc Chad's monthlong Chad Fest at The Stone, NYC in 2007, improvising with Barry Mitterhof, Jessica pavone, Evan Gallagher & Stephanie Rearick.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Stop Snoring Chadbourne, Eugene:
Stop Snoring

(Chadula -- USA )

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Eugene Chadbourne in a trio with tenor saxophonist Darren Williams and multi-reedist, brass player and drummer Scott Henderson in studio recordings of new Chadbourne original numbers.

Chadbourne, Eugene: The Concerto (The Smoke Detector Concerto) Chadbourne, Eugene:
The Concerto (The Smoke Detector Concerto)

(Chadula -- USA )

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The 1st part of Doc Chad's new "Concerto" series features a homemade Smoke Detector in a variety of instrumental settings involving organ, piano, a vintage Martin acoustic, the Bo Diddley Gretsch electric & Doc Chad's large scale percussion ensemble.

Chadbourne, Eugene: The Pioneers Chadbourne, Eugene:
The Pioneers

(Chadula -- USA )

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In 1977 Doc Chad recorded these sessions with saxophonist Philip Johnston and drummer Steve Moses playing Chadbourne originals plus one tune from Billy Strayhorn; intriguing and informed free improvisation.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Vision-Ease Chadbourne, Eugene:
Vision-Ease

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Year of the Chadfest Chadbourne, Eugene:
Year of the Chadfest

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chamaeleo Vulgaris: Ouverture Facile  <i>[Used Item]</i> Chamaeleo Vulgaris:
Ouverture Facile [Used Item]

(Leo Lab -- Great Britain )

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"You better strap in for this one: it's a relentlessly post-modern excursion into the possibilities of noise, of static, of crossed expectations. Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler is on hand, and he is a fine musician with a raw intens...

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Chambel, Pedro: Bruit Chambel, Pedro:
Bruit

(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.

Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury: Variable Formations Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury:
Variable Formations

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A live recording at Cafe Oto in 2013 from this sextet in an extended and dynamic piece in which the musicians develop material they had presented in small groups in the first half of the concert, mixing improvised and prepared elements.

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.

Charig / Tippett / Winter: Pipedream Charig / Tippett / Winter:
Pipedream

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Remastered edition with one bonus track of the 1977 Ogun LP, bringing trumpeter Mark Charig together with Keith Tippett on organ & keys, and Ann Winter on voice & bell.

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).

Charles, Xavier & Terrie Ex: Addis Charles, Xavier & Terrie Ex:
Addis

(Terp (Konkurrent/Fishtank) -- Netherlands )

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Seven unique duo improvisations between Ex guitarist Terrie and Xavier Charles on clarinet, an adventurous recording from an exotic garden in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

Chaton, Anne-James  / Andy Moor: Transfer Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor:
Transfer

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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A collection of guitar, electronic and voice pieces from Anne-James Chaton and Andy Moor, originally released as a series of four seven inch singles here combined into a single CD with 3 bonus tracks.

Chemical Composition: Excitement Within the Trojan Horse Chemical Composition:
Excitement Within the Trojan Horse

(Chemical Composition -- USA )

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The New York improvising trio Chemical Composition with pianist Constance Cooper, percussionist John Cacciatore, and electric guitarist Tom Desisto, free improvisation steeped in jazz traditions.

Chemical Composition: Notes Are Rain, Timbre Is Snow Chemical Composition:
Notes Are Rain, Timbre Is Snow

(Chemical Composition -- USA )

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The NY free improvising trio Chemical Composition (pianist Constance Cooper; percussionist John Cacciatore; electric guitarist Tom Desisto) are joined by Jeffrey Lependors on shakuhachi, xiao, and bawu.

Chemical Composition: Uttered Fast But Without Haste Chemical Composition:
Uttered Fast But Without Haste

(Chemical Composition -- USA )

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The New York improvising trio Chemical Composition with pianist Constance Cooper, percussionist John Cacciatore, and electric guitarist Tom Desisto, free improvisation steeped in jazz traditions.

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.

Cherry, Don : Live at the Cafe Montmartre 1966 Volume Two Cherry, Don :
Live at the Cafe Montmartre 1966 Volume Two

(ESP -- USA )

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The 2nd volume in trumpeter Don Cherry's live date at the Cafe Montmarte, Paris, 1966, in a quintet with Gato Barbieri & Karl Berger, playing a Suite for Albert Ayler, &c.

Cherry, Neneh & The Thing: Cherry Thing Remixes Cherry, Neneh & The Thing:
Cherry Thing Remixes

(Smalltown Supersound -- Norway )

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Remixes by Merzbow, Jim O'Rourke, and more of songs from the excellent album "The Cherry Thing", a team-up of The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and Paal Nilssen) with Don Cherry's daughter, Neneh Cherry.

Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah and the Underground - Primative Jupite Chicago / Sao Paulo Underground feat Pharoah Sanders:
Pharoah and the Underground - Primative Jupiter [VINYL]

(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.

Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark): Western Automatic Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark):
Western Automatic

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Four generations of Chicago saxophonists--Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams, and Nick Mazzarella--come together in an interactive saxophone quartet with each player providing 2 compositions of well-developed, powerful, engaging free and lyrical jazz.

Chicago Tentet: At Molde 2007 Chicago Tentet:
At Molde 2007

(Okka -- USA )

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Brotzmann's mighty Tentet with Joe McPhee, Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, Paal Nilssen-Love, &c. live at Molde, Norway in 2007.

Chicago Trio (Dawkins / Bankhead / Drake): Velvet Songs (To Baba Fred Anderson) [2 CDs] Chicago Trio (Dawkins / Bankhead / Drake):
Velvet Songs (To Baba Fred Anderson) [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Recorded live at the Velvet Lounge a year before saxophonist and club owner Fred Anderson passed away, the Chicago Trio (Ernest Dawkins, Harrison Bankhead, Hamid Drake) dedicates this double CD to the legendary Chicago figure.

Chicago Underground Duo: Locus Chicago Underground Duo:
Locus

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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The Chicago duo of Rob Mazurek and Chad Taylor on cornet, synth, electronics, bamboo flutes drums, mbira, guitar & balaphone, mixings bits of breakbeat and Afropop with jazz, ambient and electronica elements in unmistakable and compelling grooves.

Chiesa / Guionnet / Petit / La Casa: Belvedere Chiesa / Guionnet / Petit / La Casa:
Belvedere

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Chiesa, David: Phonemes Chiesa, David:
Phonemes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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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 / Slaven / O'Sullivan / Wigens: Zafiros en el Barro Chrysakis / Slaven / O'Sullivan / Wigens:
Zafiros en el Barro

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Intricate and beautifully paced electroacoustic improv from the quartet of Thanos Chrysakis (laptop, synth & radio), Ken Slaven (berimbu, autoharp, violin), James O'Sullivan (guitar) and Jerry Wigens (clarinet & mandolin).



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