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Borbetomagus: Experience the Magic Borbetomagus:
Experience the Magic

(Agaric -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Saxophonists Jim Sauter and Don Dietrich and guitarist Donald Miller in a 1994 release, two long tracks of extreme and alarming improvisational noise as only Borbetogmagus can create.

Borbetomagus: Seven Reasons for Tears Borbetomagus:
Seven Reasons for Tears

(Agaric -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The unique voice of the Borbetomagus quartet recording in NYC in 1987, dark and beautiful improvisation that takes freedom to a unique level of squealing skronky feverish overtones and exhilaration.

Borbetomagus: Trente Belles Annees Borbetomagus:
Trente Belles Annees

(Agaric -- USA )

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Live recordings from Instants Chavires in Montreuil, France as the final concert of the Borbetomagus 2009 tour, a blistering 46 minute improvisation celebrating 30 years of this groundbreaking noise jazz trio's work.

Borbetomagus: White Album Borbetomagus:
White Album

(Agaric -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The first Borbetomagus, an unprecedented release of extreme free/punk improvisation and sound from the trio of Jim Sauter (reeds), Don Dietrich (reeds) and Donald Miller (guitar).

Borbetomagus: Zurich Borbetomagus:
Zurich

(Agaric -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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First reissue of this 1986 Agaric label LP release presenting the Borbetomagus trio of saxophonists Jim Sauter and Don Dietrich with guitarist Donald Miller performing their cathartic form of free improvisation live in Zurich, Switzerland.

Boredoms: Super Roots 8 [EP] Boredoms:
Super Roots 8 [EP]

(Vice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Borgmann, Thomas / Wilber Morris / Reggie Nicholson: Nasty & Sweet [VINYL 2 LPs] Borgmann, Thomas / Wilber Morris / Reggie Nicholson:
Nasty & Sweet [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $34.95

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Very limited 2 LP release of the trio of Thomas Borgmann (reeds), Wilber Morris (bass) and Reggie Nicholson (drums) performing live at the Tampere Jazz Festival in 1999, plus one track from St. Ingbert in 1998.

Borgo, David : Initial Conditions Borgo, David :
Initial Conditions

(Circumvention -- USA )

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Saxophonist/flautist Borgin in a collaborative trio playing bop to free music resonating the trio music of Coltrane, Rollins, and Coleman.

Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips: Borinosophil Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips:
Borinosophil

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $10.00

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Russian industrial/electronic/free improv artists Alexei Borisov and Olga Nosova in a trio with Swiss experimenter Dave Phillips in works that pass from transcendental to insanely complex and halucinatory - play loud!

Bosetti / Doneda / Rainey: Places dans l'air Bosetti / Doneda / Rainey:
Places dans l'air

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $17.95

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A long continuous work from this trio of soprano saxophonist, free improvisation using extended techniques and unusual approaches to the instrument.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: A Heart That Responds From Schooling Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
A Heart That Responds From Schooling

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

Price: $12.76

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The 2nd release from Italian composer/performer Alessandro Bosetti and Australian pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks), a very intimate album of sonic explorations that spans improvised fragments and original renditions of compositions like Steve Lacy's "Esteem" with Bosetti's lyrics.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: We Who Had Left Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
We Who Had Left

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Necks pianist Chris Abrahams teams up with electronic artist and sound poet Alessandro Bosetti for 6 introspective and mysterious tracks that mix Necks-like playing with ambient electronics and curious monologs, plus one waltz.

Boubaker / Rodrigues / Moimem: Le Beau Deviant Boubaker / Rodrigues / Moimem:
Le Beau Deviant

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Deviant beauty from the trio of Heddy Boubaker (sax), Ernesto Rodrigues (viola) and Abdul Moimeme (prepared electric guitar), dark and sinister improv using extended techniques and a quietly turbulent approach.

Boubaker, Heddy: Lack of Conversation Boubaker, Heddy:
Lack of Conversation

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Bouchons D'Oreilles / Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra: split [CASSETTE with download code] Bouchons D'Oreilles / Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra:
split [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.61

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A split tape, side A is the Bouchons D'Oreilles duo of Lukasz Kacperczyk (synth) and Mateusz Wysocki (laptop) focusing on improvisation through electronics; side B is the Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra which includes Kacperczyk, focusing on instant composition.

Bourgeois, Andre & Chris Dadge: Spaces Are The Place Bourgeois, Andre & Chris Dadge:
Spaces Are The Place

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Chris Dadge (drums, percussion) and Andre Bourgeois (saxophones) play two sets of mostly straightforward free jazz with reasonably fixed outlines throughout the structure of each piece.

Bourne / Davis / Kane: The Money Notes <i>[Used Item]</i> Bourne / Davis / Kane:
The Money Notes [Used Item]

(Foghorn Records -- UK )

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A series of miniatures from the trio of pianist Bourne, drummer Davis and bassist Kane, intensely focused works ranging from lovely to slightly disturbed while never failing to impress.

Bourne / Davis / Kane: The Money Notes Bourne / Davis / Kane:
The Money Notes

(Foghorn Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.35

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A series of miniatures from the trio of pianist Bourne, drummer Davis and bassist Kane, intensely focused works ranging from lovely to slightly disturbed while never failing to impress.

Bourne, Matthew : The Molde Concert Bourne, Matthew :
The Molde Concert

(Foghorn Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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Bourque / Mailloux / Tabassian: Bomata Bourque / Mailloux / Tabassian:
Bomata

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Subtle exploration of the jazz trio from this Montreal based group whose music is driven by Middle Eastern influences melodies and the exotic percussive work of Ziya Tabassian.

Bowie, Lester: All The Numbers (2 CDs) Bowie, Lester:
All The Numbers (2 CDs)

(NESSA -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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The 1967 sessions that led to the formation of the Art Emsenble of Chicago, originally released as a single LP; trio and quartet session with foresight and vision.

Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen): Unlearn Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen):
Unlearn

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Edge of your seat improv from this Vancouver quartet, cutting through genres and styles in a joyful mix of new and old jazz styles that mix mystery and complexity in amazing ways.

Box: Studio 1 Box:
Studio 1

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $16.95

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International supergroup Box with members from Fantomas, Supersilent, Mr. Bungle and Scorch Trio brought together for the art/film project "[box]".

Boxhead Ensemble: La Hora Magica [CASSETTE with download code] Boxhead Ensemble:
La Hora Magica [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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A soundtrack of sorts, organized from improvised recordings between Boxhead Ensemble leader Michael Krassner and Adam Busch (Manishevitz, Sonoi) and Wil Hendricks (Califone, Simon Joyner, Lofty Pillars, etc), creative and immersive music to get lost in.

Braam, Michiel's  Wurli Trio: Non-Functionals Braam, Michiel's Wurli Trio:
Non-Functionals

(BBB -- The Netherlands )

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Michiel Braam's extraordinay electric jazz release, named after the Wurlitzer 200A that drives these nine compelling "non-functional" tracks of melodic and technical skill.

Brackeen, Charles Quartet,: Worshippers Come Nigh Brackeen, Charles Quartet,:
Worshippers Come Nigh

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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Tenor saxophonist Charles Brackeen's 3rd Silkheart release in a passionate free jazz album with his quartet of cornetist Olu Dara, bassist Fred Hopkins, and drummer Andrew Cyrille.

Brackeen, Charles Quartet: Attainment Brackeen, Charles Quartet:
Attainment

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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Undersung tenor saxophonist Charles Brackeen's quartet plus one with Fred Hopkins, Andrew Cyrille, Olu Dara and Dennis Gonzalez recorded in 1987.

Bradford / Dresser / Ferris: Live in LA Bradford / Dresser / Ferris:
Live in LA

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Performing together since the late 70s, this is the first recorded documentation of West Coast trumpeter Bobby Bradford, NY bassist Mark Dresser, and trombonist Glenn Ferris.

Bradford / Gjerstad / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love: Reknes Bradford / Gjerstad / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love:
Reknes

(Circulasione -- Norway )

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This impressive quartet was recorded live at the Molde International Jazz Festival in 2008, performing four extended improvisations of melodic and embraceable free jazz.

Bradford / Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love: Dragon Bradford / Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love:
Dragon

(PNL -- Norway )

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Legendary West Coast cornetist Bobby Bradford meets two Norwegians, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love and multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad, for a live performance at Klub Dragon in Poland.

Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser: Varistar Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser:
Varistar

(Full Bleed Music -- USA )

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1999 recordings from the trio of cornetist Bobby Bradford, Tuba player Tom Heasley and guitarist Ken Rosser, bridging chamber and free jazz with a unique orchestration.

Bradford, Bobby Quartet / John Carter: Seeking Bradford, Bobby Quartet / John Carter:
Seeking

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet: Silver Cornet Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet:
Silver Cornet

(NESSA -- USA )

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The last stop on the North American tour of The Bradford/Gjerstad Quartet (Bobby Bradford-cornet; Frode Gjerstad-alto sax & clarinet; Ingetbrigt Haker Flaten-bass; Frank Rosaly-drums), bridging generations through tremendous free improvisation.

Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet: The Delaware River [VINYL] Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet:
The Delaware River [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $22.95

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The longstanding collaboration of cornetist Bobby Bradford and reedist Frode Gjerstad (together since '86) with bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass and Frank Rosaly on drums, recording at Philadelphia Art Alliance in 2014, a powerful lineup of modern free players.

Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet: No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975 Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet:
No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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The Bobby Bradford & John Carter Quintet captured in performance in 1975, the earliest known recording of this configuration live from their 70s period in Los Angeles, playing amazing free jazz with Stanley Carter and Roberto Mirando on bass, and William Jeffrey on drums.

Bradford, Bobby / Stevens, John / SME: And Spontaneous Music Ensemble  [2 CDs] Bradford, Bobby / Stevens, John / SME:
And Spontaneous Music Ensemble [2 CDs]

(NESSA -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Double CD reissue of Bobby Bradford with John Steven's SME including Trevor Watts and Julie Tippetts in 4 extended pieces of swinging and challenging improvisation.

Bradford, Bobby-John Carter Quintet: Comin' On Bradford, Bobby-John Carter Quintet:
Comin' On

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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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.

Bradford, Bobby: Love's Dream Bradford, Bobby:
Love's Dream

(EMANEM -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Brady, Tim / Bradyworks: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] Brady, Tim / Bradyworks:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Montreal creative guitarist Tim Brady and his Bradyworks (Lori Freedman, Karen Young, &c) performing 6 duos for electric guitar with other instruments, and 12 compositions for electric guitar (with and without effects pedals).

Brady, Tim : Topology: Scat Brady, Tim :
Topology: Scat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Tim Brady in an extraordinary collaboration mixing his rhythmic, jazz-influenced chamber music with Australia's dynamic and virtuosic Topology ensemble.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $26.95

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Putting together two releases from Montreal guitarist and composer Tim Brady's "24 Frames" project: "Trance" (CD + DVD) and "Scatter" (2 CDs), performed solo and with his Bradyworks ensemble.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Trance [CD & DVD] Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Trance [CD & DVD]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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CD & DVD of Tim Brady's first installment in a triptych documenting a series of 24 pieces for guitar, here presenting Frames 19-24 for electric guitar, electronics and video.

Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli: nel margine <i>[Used Item]</i> Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli:
nel margine [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Tripwire pianist Alberto Braida and clarinetist Giancarlo Locatelli in an album of duos reflecting the modern dialog and creative ideas that only a long partnership such as theirs enables.

Braida, Alberto / Wilbert de Joode: Reg Erg Braida, Alberto / Wilbert de Joode:
Reg Erg

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Italian pianist Alberto Braida in a duo with Netherlands bassist Wilbert de Joode, a set of freely improvised works of intense dialog both technical and sensitive, with a playful give and take that incorporates magnificent use of both players instruments.

Braida, Alberto: Talus Braida, Alberto:
Talus

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Improvising pianist Alberto Braida combines the styles of jazz, 20th Century music, and European piano improvisation to create his own unique method of piano playing.

Branche / Chrysakis / Soloveitzik / O'Sullivan / Vidal / Wigens: Magnetic River Branche / Chrysakis / Soloveitzik / O'Sullivan / Vidal / Wigens:
Magnetic River

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Electroacoustic improvisation with unusual techniques from the sextet of saxophonist Sebastian Branche, laptop electronicist Thanos Chrysakis, saxophonist Tom Soloeitzik, guitarist James O'Sullivan, saxophonist Artut Vidal and clarinetist Jery Wigens.

Brand / Perkis / Robair / Shiurba / Sperry: Supermodel Supermodel Brand / Perkis / Robair / Shiurba / Sperry:
Supermodel Supermodel

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.36

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Trombonist Gail Brand plays as part of a duo, trio, quartet and quintet in 13 improvised pieces that were recorded during three visits to San Francisco.

Brand, Gail & Morgan Guberman: Ballgames & Crazy Brand, Gail & Morgan Guberman:
Ballgames & Crazy

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The duo of trombonist Gail Brand and vocalist Morgan Guberman in a studio recording of creative improvisations.

Brassier, Ray & Mattin: Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom Brassier, Ray & Mattin:
Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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A sound work about freedom, choice and politics, performed at Arika's Festival Episode 4 "Freedom is a Constant Struggle" in Glasgow, 2013, from the duo of Mattin (computer and feedback) and written with Lebanese philosopher Ray Brassier.

Braxton / Brenders: Toronto Duets 2007 [2 CDs] Braxton / Brenders:
Toronto Duets 2007 [2 CDs]

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $22.95

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Legendary saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton releases the first saxophone duet recording of two ghost trance compositions performed with reed player Kyle Brenders.

Braxton / Graves / Parker: Beyond Quantum Braxton / Graves / Parker:
Beyond Quantum

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Three of the most important virtuoso instrumentalists in improvisation in an historic and intense musical meeting, recorded and mixed by Bill Laswell.

Braxton Ninetet, Anthony: Yoshi's 1997 Vol. 4 Braxton Ninetet, Anthony:
Yoshi's 1997 Vol. 4

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The 4th double CD documenting the legendary five-day residence of Anthony Braxton's ninetet at Yoshi's in 1997 performing Compositions 213 & 214.

Braxton Trio, Anthony: Trio (Glasgow) 2005 Braxton Trio, Anthony:
Trio (Glasgow) 2005

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Double CD of two extended Braxton compositions performed in trio with Taylor Ho Bynum and Tom Crean, recorded at the Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Art in 2005.

Braxton,  Anthony Quartet (Moscow) 2008: Composition 367b Braxton, Anthony Quartet (Moscow) 2008:
Composition 367b

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Braxton's with Taylor Ho Bynum, Mary Halvorson and Katherine Young performing at the DOM in Moscow, incredible and unusual music from his "Diamond Curtain Wall Quartet".

Braxton, Anthony & John Mcdonough: 6 Duos (Wesleyan) 2006 Braxton, Anthony & John Mcdonough:
6 Duos (Wesleyan) 2006

(NESSA -- USA )

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Legendary saxophonist Anthony Braxton met trumpeter John McDonough at Wesleyan University in 2006 to record these original compositions, plus a march by John Philip Sousa.

Braxton, Anthony & Taylor Ho Bynum: Duo [DVD] Braxton, Anthony & Taylor Ho Bynum:
Duo [DVD]

(New Braxton House -- USA )

Price: $25.95

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Limited edition DVD plus audio files of two extended sets bringing saxophonist Anthony Braxton and cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum together live at Bezanson Recital Hall in Amherst, MA in 2010, performing compositions by both artists.

Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra: Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007 Braxton, Anthony & the AIMToronto Orchestra:
Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007

(Spool -- Canada )

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AIMToronto (Association of Improvising Musicians Toronto) organized this concert for 18 AIMToronto members playing the music of American improv guru Anthony Braxton,

Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington): Concept of Freedom Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington):
Concept of Freedom

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Braxton, Anthony / Ann Rhodes: GTM (Syntax) 2003 [2 CDs] Braxton, Anthony / Ann Rhodes:
GTM (Syntax) 2003 [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95

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Anthony Braxton's Ghost Trance Music (GTM) in two compositions (numbers 339 and 340) performed by Braxton on multiple reeds and classically trained experimental vocalist Ann Rhodes.

Braxton, Anthony / Bailey, Derek: Moment Precieux Braxton, Anthony / Bailey, Derek:
Moment Precieux

(Victo -- Canada )

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American and London artists Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey performing as a duo at The Victoriaville Festival in 1986, an amazing exchange between two noted masters of free improvisation.



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