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Bailey, Derek & Agusti Fernandez: A Silent Dance Bailey, Derek & Agusti Fernandez:
A Silent Dance

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Recorded by Agusti Fernandez himself, these are lovely dialogs between the pianist and Derek Bailey on electric; rich and reserved conversation with free improv's elder statesman.

Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo: Scale Points on the Fever Curve Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo:
Scale Points on the Fever Curve

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Bailey, Derek & Simon H. Fell: The Complete 15th August 2001 Bailey, Derek & Simon H. Fell:
The Complete 15th August 2001

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The full performance of legendary improvising guitarist Derek Bailey's 2001 exhilarating duo with bassist Simon H. Fell at Sound 323, originally released as a mini-CD and voted record of the year in 2002 by The Wire.

Bailey, Derek / Jamie Muir: Dart Drug Bailey, Derek / Jamie Muir:
Dart Drug

(Incus -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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Reissue of the 1981 LP of Bailey with one-time King Crimson-ite Jamie Muir, hovering harmonics from Bailey's feedback amidst Muir's floating timbral spectrum.

Bailey, Derek / John Stevens: Playing Bailey, Derek / John Stevens:
Playing

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Derek Bailey on electric and acoustic guitar with drummer (and mini-trumpeter) John Stevens in beautifully recorded '92 sessions of dynamic and subtle interaction.

Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:
Dynamics of the Impromptu

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.

Bailey, Derek: Standards Bailey, Derek:
Standards

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Bailey, Derek with Julian Kytasty, Roger Turner and Alan Wilkinson: Duos, London 2001 Bailey, Derek with Julian Kytasty, Roger Turner and Alan Wilkinson:
Duos, London 2001

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Bailey, Derek: Ballads Bailey, Derek:
Ballads

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Bailey, Derek: Barcelona Chronicles: All Thumbs [DVD] Bailey, Derek:
Barcelona Chronicles: All Thumbs [DVD]

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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A short solo electric guitar concert filmed in the Ribera district of Barcelona in 2004, "thumbs" referring to the techniques Bailey developed to counter motor neuron disease.

Bailey, Derek: Carpal Tunnel Bailey, Derek:
Carpal Tunnel

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Bailey, Derek: Concert In Milwaukee [CASSETTE] Bailey, Derek:
Concert In Milwaukee [CASSETTE]

(Incus -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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A reissue of the Bailey solo guitar cassette tape release of a 1983 concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from the same year, originally sold by Bailey in concert during his tour of Japan in the same year.

Bailey, Derek: Concert In Milwaukee Bailey, Derek:
Concert In Milwaukee

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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A reissue of the Bailey solo guitar cassette tape release of a 1983 concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from the same year, originally sold by Bailey in concert during his tour of Japan in the same year.

Bailey, Derek: Fairly Early with Postscripts Bailey, Derek:
Fairly Early with Postscripts

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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"Fairly Early With Postscripts is meant to be a scrapbook of Derek Bailey's activities from 1971 to 1998. Most of the material included on this CD had been previously released on hard-to-find LPs (mostly on the label Emanem) and f...

Bailey, Derek: Live at G's Club - Barcelona Chronicles Bailey, Derek:
Live at G's Club - Barcelona Chronicles

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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London Scene guitar master Derek Bailey from a 2004 live recording performing solo on electric guitar at G's Club, originally issued as a CDR but here complete on DVD.

Bailey, Derek: Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations Bailey, Derek:
Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Reissue of Derek Bailey's 2nd Incus LP from 1974, fully remastered to bring Bailey's uniquely personal improvisation style clearly into the 21st century.

Bailey, Derek: More 74 Bailey, Derek:
More 74

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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UK free jazz guitar icon in unreleased solo material remastered from the original reel-to-reel recordings recorded in London, 1974, Bailey playing mostly electric guitar.

Bailey, Derek: New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs] Bailey, Derek:
New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs]

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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A much-needed reissue of Derek Bailey's 1978 2-CD Japanese release on the Morgue label, the first disc a series of studio improvisations and the second presenting two live performances in Nagoya and Kalavinka.

Bailey, Derek: Playing for Friends on 5th Street [DVD] Bailey, Derek:
Playing for Friends on 5th Street [DVD]

(Straw2Gold -- USA )

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Baker, Duck: The Ducks Palace Baker, Duck:
The Ducks Palace

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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American fingerstyle improvising guitarist Duck Baker in a collection of duos and trios recorded from 1993-2004, with Derek Bailey, Cyro Baptista, Roswell Rudd, and John Zorn.

Ballister (Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love): Mechanisms Ballister (Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love):
Mechanisms

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Chicago and Norway collide in the continuing collaboration of the "free-wheeling trio" of Ballister: Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love, amazing and forward-thinking free jazz.

Ballister (Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love / Rempis): Mi Casa Es En Fuego Ballister (Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love / Rempis):
Mi Casa Es En Fuego

(Ballister Music -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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A live show from Montreal's Casa Del Popolo in 2012 from the amazing transnational free jazz trio of saxophonist Dave Rempis, cellist/guitarist/electronic artist Fred Lonberg-Holm, and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love.

Ballister (Rempis / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love): Both Ends [VINYL] Ballister (Rempis / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love):
Both Ends [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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The trio of Dave Rempis (sax), Fred Lonberg-Hold (cello & electronics) and Paal Nilssen-Love in a vinyl edition of their hard-hitting and powerful free improvisation performing live in concert in February, 2012 at Powiekszenie, Warsaw.

Ballister (Rempis / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love): Worse For The Wear Ballister (Rempis / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love):
Worse For The Wear

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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The fifth release from the international power trio of Dave Rempis (sax), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello & electronics) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) in a rewarding release of heavy grooves, offset by introspective soundscapes and moments of quiet beauty.

Ballou, Dave : Solo Trumpet Ballou, Dave :
Solo Trumpet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Baltimore brass player and composer Dave Ballou, know for Either/Orchestra, Meridian Art Ensemble, John Hollenbeck's Large Ensemble, Satoko Fujii ensembles, &c, in an intimate, diverse, and informed solo album performed on Bb trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, and mutes.

Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper): Fremdenzimmer Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper):
Fremdenzimmer

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The debut album from the NY based Baloni trio, blending chamber techniques with a unique approach to improvisation, as performed by bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, violist Frantz Loriot, and multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst.

Baloni: Belleke Baloni:
Belleke

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A New York-born trio of European free improvisers, bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, clarinetist Joachim Badenhorst, and viola player Frank Loriot present a unique orchestration that blends contemporary compositional forms with free improvisation in sublime ways.

Baloni: Ripples [VINYL] Baloni:
Ripples [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The trio of Belgian reedist Joachim Badenhorst, French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot, and French-German bassist Pascal Niggenkemper formed the Baloni trio in Brooklyn in 2008, presenting a blend of chamber and free jazz; reserved to frenetic playing that consistently surprises.

Baltschun d/ Dorner / Fagaschinski: no furniture Baltschun d/ Dorner / Fagaschinski:
no furniture

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Banabila, Michel: Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs] Banabila, Michel:
Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]

(Steamin' Soundworks -- Netherlands )

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A 2 CD Compilation of Banabila tracks released between 1999 and 2008, taken from his work on the Dutch label Steamin' Soundworks, and from his soundtrack and television work, with conspirators including Frank Van Der Kooij, Eric Vloeimans, Yasar Saka, Anton Goudsmit, Zenial, &c.

Bang, Billy / William Parker: Medicine Buddha Bang, Billy / William Parker:
Medicine Buddha

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 2009 concert at The Rubin Museum Of Art, New York, on the 8th May, 2009 from the duo of double bassist William Parker, also performing on shakuhashi, dousn gouni; and the late violinist Billy Bang, also performing on thumb piano; organic and deeply felt dialog.

Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble: Black Man's Blues / New York Collage [2 CDs] Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble:
Black Man's Blues / New York Collage [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Never before released material from 1977 of Billy Bang's seminal NY loft band, Survival Ensemble: 2 CDs and a 40 page booklet of essays, images and flyers - essential!

Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble: Black Man's Blues [VINYL] Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble:
Black Man's Blues [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Never before released material from 1977 of Billy Bang's seminal NY loft band, Survival Ensemble: 1 LP and a 40 page booklet of essays, images and flyers - essential!

Bang, Billy: Da Bang! Bang, Billy:
Da Bang!

(Tum -- Finland )

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Billy Bang's final studio album, a quintet with Dick Griffin (trombone), Andrew Bemkey (piano), Hilliard Greene (bass) and Newman Taylor-Baker (drums) performing works from Bang, Barry Altschul, Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins.

Bankhead, Harrison Quartet: Velvet Blue Bankhead, Harrison Quartet:
Velvet Blue

(Engine -- USA )

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A scorching and musically inclusive quartet led by bassist Harrison Bankhead (also on marimba and piano), with Mars Williams on sax, Ed Wilkerson on clarinets and didgeridoo, and Avreeayl Ra on drums and thumb piano.

Bankhead, Harrison Sextet: Morning Sun Harvest Moon Bankhead, Harrison Sextet:
Morning Sun Harvest Moon

(Engine -- USA )

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Chicago heavyweight bassist Harrison Bankhead in his long-overdue debut as a leader, a sextet that journeys through beautiful and eclectic jazz styles from the atmospheric to compelling grooves.

Baptista, Cyro: Macunaima Baptista, Cyro:
Macunaima

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A key member of the New York downtown, Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista features a new quartet of you downtown players in dynamic and adventurous music!

Zorn, John: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 11 - Bar Kokhba Sextet Zorn, John:
50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 11 - Bar Kokhba Sextet

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John Bar Kokhba Sextet: Lucifer: The Book Of Angels Volume 10 Zorn, John Bar Kokhba Sextet:
Lucifer: The Book Of Angels Volume 10

(Tzadik -- USA )

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This Book of Angels release is the first recording in 10 years from this Masada ensemble blending Sephardic and Ashkenazi sonorities with latin, surf, world music and more.

Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire: Quaturo Machaut Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire:
Quaturo Machaut

(Ayler -- France )

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Taking their name from composer Guillaume de Machaut, Quentin Biardeau directs his saxophone quartet as they reinterpret his 1365 polyphonic mass "Messe de Nostre Dame", using the resonance of the the Abbey of Noirlac, France to enhance these beautifully paced compositions.

Barker, Andrew / Paul Dunmall / Tim Dahl: Luddite Barker, Andrew / Paul Dunmall / Tim Dahl:
Luddite

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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During Paul Dunmall's visit for the NY Vision Festival 2012 he joined drummer Andrew Barker in his studio, adding bassist Tim Dahl for several pieces, for an album of assertive improvisation that's as informed by masterful technique as it is by impulsive drive.

Barkingside (Ward / Hawkins / Lash / May) Barkingside (Ward / Hawkins / Lash / May):

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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A quartet of four excellent young improvising musicians based in London and Oxford, none of whom have ever been to the outer London suburb of Barkingside.

Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman: Live + Gallery Denver Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman:
Live + Gallery Denver

(AARC -- USA )

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Minimal percussionist Tim Barnes (Quakebasket) met with sound artists Jeph Jerman in a gallery in Denver, Colorado in the summer of 2005, recording this 45 minute improvisation.

Barnes, Tim / Toshio Kajiwara / Marina Rosenfeld: A Water's Wake Barnes, Tim / Toshio Kajiwara / Marina Rosenfeld:
A Water's Wake

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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Available again after a 10 year break, the trio of of drummer and label-leader Tim Barnes with two NY turntablists and electronic artists - Toshio Kajiwara and Marina Rosenfeld - in unusual and unique sonic dialogs.

Barno / Grip / Lasserre: Snus Barno / Grip / Lasserre:
Snus

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A free trio bringing together Swedish improvisers Joel Grip and Niklas Barno with French drummer Didier Lasserre in an energetic and sophisticated set of recordings.

Barno, Niklas / Joel Grip / Didier Lasserre: Can't Stop Snusing Barno, Niklas / Joel Grip / Didier Lasserre:
Can't Stop Snusing

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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The Snus trio of Niklas Barno (trumpet), Joel Grip (bass) and Didier Lasserre (drums) return for their second album, an addictive mix of free jazz and free improv, subtle to skronking music of great beauty and power.

Barnyard Drama: Christmas Singalong Volume 6 Barnyard Drama:
Christmas Singalong Volume 6

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Toronto's Xmas series with an amazing lineup Jean Martin, Christine Duncan, John Southworth, Tania Gill, Kyle Brenders, Justin Haynes, Julia Hambleton, DB Boyko, &c. &c.

Barnyard Drama: Christmas Singalong Volume 7 Barnyard Drama:
Christmas Singalong Volume 7

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Barnyard Drama continues their Christmas Singalong series, here in the 7th volume with an amazing lineup of Jean Martin, Christine Duncan, John Southworth, Justin Haynes, John Oswald, &c. &c.

Barnyard Drama: Christmas Singalong Volume 8 Barnyard Drama:
Christmas Singalong Volume 8

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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The 8th eclectic Christmas Singalong from Toronto's Barnyard Drama with performers and guests including Jean Martin, Christine Duncan, John Southworth, Justin Haynes, Paul Dutton, Jim Lewis, Scott Thomson, &c.

Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean: I'm a Navvy Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean:
I'm a Navvy

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Toronto's amazing husband & wife team drummer Jean Martin and unusual vocalist Christine Duncan with guest guitarist Justin Haynes and Bernard Falaise, recommended!

Barnyard Drama: Memories and a List of Things to Do Barnyard Drama:
Memories and a List of Things to Do

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Drummer and electronic artist Jean Martin joins forces with amazing vocalist Christine Duncan for an album of rhythmic soundscapes and free vocal improvisation.

Baron / Denzler / Guionnet / Rives: Propagations Baron / Denzler / Guionnet / Rives:
Propagations

(Potlatch -- France )

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Four reed players of the European improv community in a series of compositions exploring drones, flutters, grainy tones, and powerfully radical approaches to the sax.

Baron, Joey / Bill Frisell: Just Listen Baron, Joey / Bill Frisell:
Just Listen

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The duo of long-time collaborators guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Joey Baron, two of Downtown NY's finest players, performing 9 tracks of original numbers and work by Sam Cooke, Ray Noble, Ron Carter, and Charlie Parker.

Barrett, Richard: Adrift Barrett, Richard:
Adrift

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Three live performances of collaborative electroacoustic compositions from 2007-08, each exploring different points of contact between precomposed structures and spontaneous invention.

Barretto, Carlos: Lokomotiv Barretto, Carlos:
Lokomotiv

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Barretto, Jorge Lima : Zul Zelub Barretto, Jorge Lima :
Zul Zelub

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Legendary performer, writer and political situationist Lima Barreto (Telectu) in an electroacoustic work based around the piano and using short wave radio and CD players.

Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia  : Espejuelo Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia :
Espejuelo

(Nueni -- Spain )

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The duo of Miguel A. Garcia on electronics and Lali Barriere on objects and no-input mixer for an album of investigative, detailed improvisation that's well paced and calmly complex.

BassDrumBone: The Other Parade BassDrumBone:
The Other Parade

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The remarkable trio of basist Mark Helias, drummer Gerry Hemingway and trombonist Ray Anderson in a release that brings modern language to traditional jazz, blues, and Louisiana rhythms.

BassX3: Transatlantic BassX3:
Transatlantic

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Three bass instrumentalists - Gebhard Ullman on bass clarinet and bass flute, Chris Dahlgren on double bass, and Clayton Thomas on double bass, improvising on the lower end of the tonal range of chamber music.

Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel: Corse Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel:
Corse

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Electroacoustic improv from the quartet of trumpeter Philippe Battikha, laptop artist Matthew Wadell, drummer Sam Vipond and trombinist/saxophonist Etienne Lebel.



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