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Braxton, Anthony / Derek Bailey: First Duo Concert (London 1974) Braxton, Anthony / Derek Bailey:
First Duo Concert (London 1974)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.26

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A much-need reissue of the 1974 Emanem LP presenting saxophonist Anthony Baxton, also on flute, with guitarist Derek Bailey on acoustic and electric, performing at London's Wigmore Hall for twelve duets of a diverse, playful, and accesible character.

Braxton, Anthony / Fonda, Joe: Duets 1995 Braxton, Anthony / Fonda, Joe:
Duets 1995

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Braxton, Anthony / Frith, Fred: Duo (Victoriaville) 2005 Braxton, Anthony / Frith, Fred:
Duo (Victoriaville) 2005

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Braxton, Anthony / Joelle Leandre: Duo (Heidelberg Loppem) 2007 Braxton, Anthony / Joelle Leandre:
Duo (Heidelberg Loppem) 2007

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95

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The complete meeting of bassist Joelle Leandre with reed player Anthony Braxton 2 CDs from their magnificent performance at the Heidelberg Cafe in Belgium, 2007.

Braxton, Anthony / Morris, Joe : 4 Improvisations (Duets) 2007 Braxton, Anthony / Morris, Joe :
4 Improvisations (Duets) 2007

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $34.95

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Clean Feed's 100th release is a 4-disc set of multi-reedist Anthony Braxton and guitarist Joe Morris, two masters playing completely improvised pieces.

Braxton, Anthony / Quartet: (Santa Cruz) 1993 1st Set [REPRESS] Braxton, Anthony / Quartet:
(Santa Cruz) 1993 1st Set [REPRESS]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Reissuing and remastering saxophonist Anthony Braxton's stellar release documenting his 1993 live performance with Marilyn Crispell on piano, Mark Dresser on bass, and Gerry Hemingway on percussion & marimba, demanding collective improvisation from masterful players.

Braxton, Anthony : 12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007 Braxton, Anthony :
12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007

(Victo -- Canada )

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Braxton's Composition 361 is a staggeringly detailed 70 minute tour-de-force for his 12-tet, a work of shifting layers, counter-structures, quiet tensions and scorching explosions.

Braxton, Anthony : Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993, 2nd Set Braxton, Anthony :
Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993, 2nd Set

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Remaster of the exhilarating second set from saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton's concert at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA, 1993, one of 7 nights performing with the quartet of Marilyn Crispell on piano, Mark Dresser on bass, and Gerry Hemingway on percussion.

Braxton, Anthony : Solo Willisau Braxton, Anthony :
Solo Willisau

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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New Braxton compositions and one standard performed live at Switzerland's Willisau Jazz Festival, 2007

Braxton, Anthony : Trio (Victoriaville) 2007 Braxton, Anthony :
Trio (Victoriaville) 2007

(Victo -- Canada )

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Braxton's Diamond Curtain Wall Trio with Mary Halvorson and Taylor Ho Bynum live using laptop and interactive electronics at the 24th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville.

Braxton, Anthony Sextet: (Victoriaville) 2005 Braxton, Anthony Sextet:
(Victoriaville) 2005

(Victo -- Canada )

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Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa): Echo Echo Mi Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa):
Echo Echo Mirror House

(Victo -- Canada )

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Composer/saxophonist Braxton performed "Composition NO 347 + 62'37" " at the 2011 Victo Festival with the "super-group" of Braxton alumni - Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Jay Rozen, Aaron Siegel, Carl Testa", on their respective instruments + iPods.

Braxton, Anthony and Taylor Ho Bynum: Duets (Wesleyan) 2002 Braxton, Anthony and Taylor Ho Bynum:
Duets (Wesleyan) 2002

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Braxton, Anthony: 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 [DVD] Braxton, Anthony:
9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 [DVD]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $110.00

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Braxton's 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 is a nine-CD-plus-one-DVD box set documenting what Time Out New York called "last Spring's epochal run" at New York's Iridium Jazz Club with his 12+1tet.

Braxton, Anthony: Creative Orchestra (Koeln) 1978  [2 CDs] Braxton, Anthony:
Creative Orchestra (Koeln) 1978 [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95

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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

(Hatology -- 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: GTM (Outpost) 2003 [2 CDs] Braxton, Anthony:
GTM (Outpost) 2003 [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Two GTM compositions from saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton: Composition 255, a duo with saxophonist Chris Jonas; and Composition 265, performed by the same duo with vocalist Molly Sturges.

Braxton, Anthony: Seven Compositions (Trio) 1989 Braxton, Anthony:
Seven Compositions (Trio) 1989

(Hatology -- 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.

Braxton, Anthony: Trillium E Braxton, Anthony:
Trillium E

(New Braxton House -- USA )

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Trillium E is the first-ever studio recording of an Anthony Braxton opera, a deluxe 4-disc set of this surreal and witty installment in Braxton's ongoing Trillium cycle, and includes a booklet with libretto, photos, and critical essays.

Brenders, Kyle / Brandon Valdivia: S/T Brenders, Kyle / Brandon Valdivia:
S/T

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Toronto creative improviser multi-reedist Kyle Brenders (AIMToronto, The Rent) in an unhurried and intuitive duo with the drummer & percussionist of his quartet Brandon Miguel Valdivia (Not The Wind, Not The Flag).

Brennan / Cline / Patumi / Theissing / Voirol: Shooting Stars & Traffic Lights Brennan / Cline / Patumi / Theissing / Voirol:
Shooting Stars & Traffic Lights

(LEO -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral: Triangulation - Whirligigs Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral:
Triangulation - Whirligigs

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Groove-based improvisations from keyboardist Brennan, percussionist Heral, guitarist Doran, and vocalist Amstad, an inspired record influenced by a confluence of world influences.

Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli: Pilgrims Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli:
Pilgrims

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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John Wolf Brennan, Marco Jencarelli, and Tony Majdalani in a musical trip reflecting a spiritual journey through sound and unusual instrumentation, with an extensive and insightful 17 page booklet to guide the listener.

Brennan, John Wolf: The Speed Of Dark Brennan, John Wolf:
The Speed Of Dark

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Solo piano works from Brennan, also performing on arcopiano, pizzicatopiano, sordinopiano, tamburopiano, frampiano, indian harmonium, Irish whistle, Hohner accordion & melodica, Yamaha e-piano.

Brennan, Wolf John: Pictures In A Gallery Brennan, Wolf John:
Pictures In A Gallery

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Breschand, Helene & Sylvain Kassap: Double-Peine Breschand, Helene & Sylvain Kassap:
Double-Peine

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Harp machinist Breschand and clarinetist Kassap meet with their respective instruments, voices, machines and toys to create a convoluted and extraordinary sound world.

Breschand, Helene: Le Gout Du Sel Breschand, Helene:
Le Gout Du Sel

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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FIMAV performer and For4Ears artist Helene Breschand in a mysterious album of improvisational solo electric & acoustic harp and voice compositions.

Brio: Acid Cock Brio:
Acid Cock

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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The Zagreb, Croatia free jazz/noise rock guitar-drums duo of Gordan Krajacic on guitar and Neven Krajacic on drums and vocals in their 3rd release, a suite blending melody with brutal atonality, hard groove and guitar-riffs with free playing.

Broo, Magnus / Nilssen-Love, Paal: Game Broo, Magnus / Nilssen-Love, Paal:
Game

(PNL -- Norway )

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Versatile and prolific drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's 3rd release on his PNL label is a duo with trumpeter Broo Magnus, 6 extended and dynamic improvisations.

Broo, Magnus : Swedish Wood Broo, Magnus :
Swedish Wood

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Swedish trumpeter Magnus Broo (Atomic, Ken Vandermark, &c. &c.) in his new group with Torbjorn Zetterberg, Joe Williamson and Hakon Maset Johansen, 8 original creative compositions.

Broo, Magnus Quartet: Painbody Broo, Magnus Quartet:
Painbody

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Trumpeter Magnus Broo's creative quartet in a set of original compositions that pay homage to Don Cherry while presenting their own forward pointing and impressive music.

Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble: Mental Shake Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble:
Mental Shake

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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A return to the group that kick-started Otoroku - the veteran German reedsman and free jazz pioneer Peter Brotzmann with the long-running London bass/drums partnership of John Edwards and Steve Noble, recording at the last set of a two-day residency at Cafe OTO in 2013.

Brotzmann / Edwards / Noble: Soulfood Available Brotzmann / Edwards / Noble:
Soulfood Available

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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For their 3rd album together, the trio of saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, bassist John Edwards and drummer Steve Noble are caught live at the 2013 Ljubljana Jazz Festival for three blistering works of free improvisation.

Brotzmann / Kondo / Pupillo / Nilssen-Love: Hairy Bones Brotzmann / Kondo / Pupillo / Nilssen-Love:
Hairy Bones

(Okka -- USA )

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A riveting live encounter at Bimhuis, NL from Peter Brozmann, Toshinori Kondo, Massimo Pupillo and Paal Nilssen-Love, two extended improvisations of massive force.

Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm: The Brain Of The Dog In Section Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm:
The Brain Of The Dog In Section

(Atavistic -- USA )

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The duo of Peter Brotzmann and cellist/electronics artists Fred Lonberg-Holm in a live recording from Chicago's Hideout, unusual, forceful and intimate improvisation.

Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang: Tales Out Of Time Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang:
Tales Out Of Time

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A much-needed reissue of the 2002 release from the quartet of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Joe McPhee (sax, pocket cornet, trumpet), Kent Kessler (double bass) and Michael Zerang (drums & percussion) recording in the studio for incredible free improvisation from four titans.

Brotzmann / Nilssen-Love: Woodcuts Brotzmann / Nilssen-Love:
Woodcuts

(PNL -- Norway )

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Two European free jazz masters come together for a live concert at Kampen in Oslo Norway, a follow up to their amazing 2007 "Sweet Sweat" release.

Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink: 1971 Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink:
1971

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Unreleased material from legendary European players Peter Brotzmann (sax), Fred Van Hove (piano) and Han Bennink (drums), captured live in 1971 for intensely heavy playing at the 2nd Internationales New Jazz Meeting Auf Burg Altena, and in detailed studio work at Radio Bremen.

Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter: American Landscapes 1 Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter:
American Landscapes 1

(Okka -- USA )

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Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter: American Landscapes 2 Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter:
American Landscapes 2

(Okka -- USA )

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Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter: Signs Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter:
Signs

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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Brotzmann Trio, Peter: For Adolphe Sax [VINYL] Brotzmann Trio, Peter:
For Adolphe Sax [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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Reissuing Peter Brotzmann's first album from 1967 on his own BRO label (subsequently reissued by FMP in 1972) in a trio with German bassist Peter Kowald and drummer Sven Ake Johansson.

Brotzmann, Peter / Sonny Sharrock: Whatthefuckdoyouwant Brotzmann, Peter / Sonny Sharrock:
Whatthefuckdoyouwant

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A 1987 performance between legendary German free-jazz saxophonist/clarinetist Peter Brotzmann and the late legendary American free-jazz guitarist Sonny Sharrock performing live at Jamkulturfabrik in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg.

Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble: I Am Here Where Are You Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble:
I Am Here Where Are You

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Distilling the trio of Brotzmann/Noble/Edwards into a duo, saxophonist Brotzmann and drummer Noble recorded this powerful set of free improvisations live at Ateliers Claus, Brussels on January 19th, 2013.

Brotzmann, Peter Chicago Tentet: Walk, Love, Sleep [2 CDs] Brotzmann, Peter Chicago Tentet:
Walk, Love, Sleep [2 CDs]

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $23.95

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Brotzmann's amazing Tenet with an all-star line including Ken Vandermark, Mats Gustafsson, Joe McPhee, Jeb Bishop, Johannes Bauer, Paal Nilssen-Love, &c. performing live at Cafe Ada, Wuppertal in 2011.

Brotzmann, Peter Group: Alarm [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter Group:
Alarm [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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Peter Brotzmann's 9-piece ensemble for the 164th NDR-JAZZWORKSHOP with the South African rhythm team of Harry Miller (bass) and Louis Moholo (drums), plus Frank Wright & Willem Breuker(sax), Hannes Bauer & Alan Tomlinson (trombone) and Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano).

Brotzmann, Peter: Solo At Dobialab Brotzmann, Peter:
Solo At Dobialab

(Dobia -- Italy )

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Peter Brotzmann performed live at Dobialab in 2010 at the IX Dobiarteventi Festival, recording this superb set of 5 improvisations played on tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, tarogato, and B-flat clarinet.

Brovold, Bill and Larval: Surviving Death / Alive Why? Brovold, Bill and Larval:
Surviving Death / Alive Why?

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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Brown Ensemble, Rob: Crown Trunk Root Funk Brown Ensemble, Rob:
Crown Trunk Root Funk

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Frequent William Parker sideman alto saxophonist Rob Brown on his 1st Aum Fidelity solo record, studio recordings of the ensemble he put together for the 2006 Vision Festival.

Brown Trio, Rob : Sounds Brown Trio, Rob :
Sounds

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"After a free jazz investment for many years, now something entirely different. Avant-garde? Composer / improviser Rob Brown says it's an irrelevant categorization nowadays. Instead of the conventional sax-bass-drums combo of the New Thi...

Brown Wing Overdrive: ESP Organism Brown Wing Overdrive:
ESP Organism

(Tzadik -- USA )

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"This bizarre trio of musical misfits creates acoustic/electronic compositions that will keep you on the edge of madness until the last frightening sound."

Brown, Rob Quartet: Radiant Pools Brown, Rob Quartet:
Radiant Pools

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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Brown, Rob Trio: Live at Firehouse 12 Brown, Rob Trio:
Live at Firehouse 12

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Alto saxophonist Rob Brown's Trio with cellist Daniel Levin and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi, inspired interaction from players on the forefront of modern jazz.

Browne, Mark: Genial Decay Browne, Mark:
Genial Decay

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Using sopranino, sorano and decayed tenor saxophone, Mark Brown recorded these unusual improvisations, generating a huge variety of sounds and tones, and then constructing those recordings into this curious and captivating 40 minute work.

Bruckmann / Diaz-Infante / Shiruba / Stackpole: Grand Mal Bruckmann / Diaz-Infante / Shiruba / Stackpole:
Grand Mal

(pax -- USA )

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Bay Area free improvisers Ernesto Diaz-Infante (acoustic guitar), John Shiurba (electric guitar), Karen Stackpole (percussion) and Kyle Bruckman (oboe, english horn & suona), crossing acoustic and electronic boundaries in unpredictable improvised collective compositions.

Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang: Six Synaptics Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang:
Six Synaptics

(Ertia Creations / Barely Auditable Records -- USA )

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The trio of Kyle Bruckmann, setting his oboe aside for minimoog; Scott Rosenberg on sax and winds; and Michael Zerang on percussion, in an unusual and unpredictable release of electroacoustic improvisation that amuses as much as it impresses.

Bruckmann's, Kyle Wrack: ...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire Bruckmann's, Kyle Wrack:
...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

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A 4-part suite from oboe/english hornist Kyle Bruckman based on Thomas Pynchon's early novels, exhilarating jazz performed with Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Darren Johnston (trumpet), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Tim Daisy (drums), Jen Paulson (viola) and Anton Hatwich (bass).

Bruckmann, Kyle: Wrack Bruckmann, Kyle:
Wrack

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Oboist & english horn player Kyle Bruckmann brought together this Chicaco group with Tim Daisy (drums), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Kurt Johnson (bass) and Jen Clare Paulson (viola) to integrate non-traditional instruments in the ever-evolving intersection of modern jazz.

Bruire: L'ame de l'objet Bruire:
L'ame de l'objet

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Nine pieces recorded live over the course of three days by a quintet of artists and composers (Derome, Boisvert, Fradette, Tetreault).

Bruire; Michel F Cote: Les Fleurs de Léo Bruire; Michel F Cote:
Les Fleurs de Léo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Thirteen new compositions by Michel F Cote that are tightly linked together by a poetic text, with Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Claude Lamothe, Robert Marcel Lepage, Rene Lussier, Ikue Mori, and Claude St-Jean.



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