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Barretto, Carlos: Lokomotiv Barretto, Carlos:
Lokomotiv

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $16.95

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.59

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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 )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

Price: $13.95

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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 )

Price: $18.95

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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 )

Price: $10.95

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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.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.

Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 1 Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 1

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $11.00

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Three improvisers, Pascal Battus (rotating surfaces, found objects), Bertrand Gauguet (saxophones) and Eric La Casa (microphones) recorded while playing at a working building site in Paris and also in studio.

Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit : La Vie Dans Les Bois Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit :
La Vie Dans Les Bois

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95

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A document of a musical performance recorded in the open air near a castle in France by Pascal Bathus and Emmanuel Petit on electric guitars, and Lionel Marchetti credited with "electricity", recorded while Yoko Higashi performed a butoh dance during their music performance.

Battus, Pascal: Simbol / L'Unique Trait D' Pinceau Battus, Pascal:
Simbol / L'Unique Trait D' Pinceau

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $15.95

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Pascal Battus in a series of compositions realized with recordings of cymbals, using specific techniques that enable him to sustain the sound and allow pure frequencies to emerge as he develops each piece as extended audio journeys based on improv and organized sound.

Bauder, Matt / Wallace, Zach / Siegel, Aaron: Memorize The Sky Bauder, Matt / Wallace, Zach / Siegel, Aaron:
Memorize The Sky

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bauder, Matt: Day in Pictures Bauder, Matt:
Day in Pictures

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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A brilliant NY quintet led by reedist Matt Bauder, with trumpeter Nate Wooley, pianist Angelica Sanxhez, bassist Jason Ajemian & dummer Tomas Fujiwara, an album dedicated to Donald Walden, Bill Dixon & Fred Anderson.

Bauder, Matt: Paper Gardens Bauder, Matt:
Paper Gardens

(Porter Records -- USA )

Price: $8.38

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Reed player Bauder with reedist Matan Roberts, cellist Loren Dempster and bassist Reuben Radding in a work inspired by gardens of brightly colored construction-paper models.

Bauer /  Kowald / Sommer: Between Heaven and Earth Bauer / Kowald / Sommer:
Between Heaven and Earth

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Bauer / Bauer / Kropinski / Sachse: Doppelmoppel - Outside This Area Bauer / Bauer / Kropinski / Sachse:
Doppelmoppel - Outside This Area

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95

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Over 25 years the 2 trombones of the German brothers Bauer and guitarists Kropinski & Sachse have released 3 albums, Outside This Area a "Walk" in 11 parts.

Baumann, Franziska / Matthias Ziegler: Voices & Tides  <i>[Used Item]</i> Baumann, Franziska / Matthias Ziegler:
Voices & Tides [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.95

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"There is a definite sense of a drama of the creative process which entices the listener into an undreamt-of world of sounds. What makes this duo so special is the density of chamber music, the aural tension, the mutually intuitive read...

Baumann, Franziska Trio: Potage Du Jour  <i>[Used Item]</i> Baumann, Franziska Trio:
Potage Du Jour [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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"A spontaneously composed dish has now gained a fixed position on the menu card. In late 1999, informal sessions were so exciting that a new band was founded on the spot, the Swiss improvisational trio Potage du Jour with the singer/voc...

Bayal & Arnaud Riviere: First Contact Bayal & Arnaud Riviere:
First Contact

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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John Boyle & Aya Onishi of Nihilist Spasm Band with Arnaud Riviere of Textile Orchestra from their first set of unrelenting primal improv at Sonic Protest 2007 in France.

Bech / Tchicai: Blues In Green Yellow Red Bech / Tchicai:
Blues In Green Yellow Red

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

Price: $13.50

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Saxophonist Bjorn Bech wrote this Miles-tinged modern jazz suite - a cycle in musical nature - specifically to perform in concert with John Tchicai, with Martin Dam on trumpet and Margriet Naber Tchicai on piano, &c.

Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans): Out In Here Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans):
Out In Here

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Pianist/composer Gordon Beeferman's trio with bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer/percussionist Michael Evans in an entirely acoustic record that conjures up electronica, noise, free jazz, and new-complexity, in a sublimely creative fashion.

Beequeen: Time Waits For No One Beequeen:
Time Waits For No One

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95

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A reissue of the 1995 album from the duo of Frans de Waard and Freek Kinkelaar, electronic sound work in a Zoviet France mode, using looping structures but also freeform improvisation to create dark and alluring audio environments with beautiful sonic elements.

Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway: There's Nothing Better To Do Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway:
There's Nothing Better To Do

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

Price: $12.95

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A live recording at Levontin 7 in Tel Aviv between drummer/percussionist Gerry Hemingway and Israeli free jazz luminary Albert Beger on alto & soprano saxophones, a playful and interactive session.

Beige Oscillator, The & DJ Attache: Waiting For Wood <i>[Used Item]</i> Beige Oscillator, The & DJ Attache:
Waiting For Wood [Used Item]

(Charhizma -- Austria )

Price: $9.95

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New, Sealed Copy...

Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs: Phosphor 2 Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs:
Phosphor 2

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $17.95

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Electro-acoustic improv from the Phosphor grouping, an amazing set of musicians who began working together in 2001 and have developed a complex and incredible form of interplay.

Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach: Gluck Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach:
Gluck

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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The international percussion quintet of Burkhard Beins, Enrico Malatesta, Michael Vorfeld, Christian Wolfarth and Ingar Zach, using compositional and improvisational methods to create new forms of contemporary percussion music with a unique group aesthetic.

Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia: The Geographers Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia:
The Geographers

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.45

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Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney Bell, Clive / Saade, Bechir:
An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $17.95

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Shakuhachi duets from veteran player Clive Bell and Lebanese improviser Bechir Saade recorded in England, 2007; lyrical, haunting and unexpected.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )

Price: $9.95

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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart: Vtoroi Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart:
Vtoroi

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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Saint-Petersburg saxophonist Ilia Belorukov & Moscow-based electronic and computer musician Kurt Liedwart in a release balancing silence, space and chance using sinewaves & computers and prepared saxophone, a mix of modern ea-improv and Wandelweiser intent.

Bennani, Abdelhai Trio: There Starts the Future Bennani, Abdelhai Trio:
There Starts the Future

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $18.95

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Moroccan tenor saxophonist in a trio with Benjamin Duboc & Edward Perraud, extended examinations on tracks of extended technique and expressive approaches to improv.

Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith: Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens a Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith:
Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens and the SME

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.50

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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

Bennink, Han / Ex, Terrie: Zeng! Bennink, Han / Ex, Terrie:
Zeng!

(Terp Records -- The Netherlands )

Price: $16.95

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Bennink, Han and Chadbourne, Eugene: Han & Eugene Bennink, Han and Chadbourne, Eugene:
Han & Eugene

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Bennink, Han: Bennink # Co Bennink, Han:
Bennink # Co

(Ilk Music -- Denmark )

Price: $16.95

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Dutch drummer Han Bennink plays a wild and at times aggressive free jazz set alongside Joachim Badehorst (sax, clarinets), and Simon Toldam (piano) at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival.

Bent Spoon Duo, The: out there in the sea Bent Spoon Duo, The:
out there in the sea

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Bug Incision's Bent Spoon Duo, in a release as part of the Micro Editions Series, in a performance of Chris Dadge and Scott Munro live in Vancouver, Feb 2008.

Bent Spoon Duo: Cover Prince Bent Spoon Duo:
Cover Prince

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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The Calgary duo of Chris Dadge on violin and acoustic guitar, and Scott Munro on violin and partial trombone, performing live in Edmonton, Canada.

Bent Spoon Duo: With & Without Allison Cameron Bent Spoon Duo:
With & Without Allison Cameron

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Chris Dadge and Scott Munro (aka the Bent Spoon Duo) recorded this album at Weeds Cafe in Calgary in 2012 as a duo, extending their set to a trio with the compatible style of Allison Camera on amplified & mangled banjo and kalimba.

Bent Spoon Ensemble, The: none nothing, sometimes Bent Spoon Ensemble, The:
none nothing, sometimes

(Western Famine Recordings -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Bent Spoon Trio + 3: Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays Bent Spoon Trio + 3:
Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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The Bent Spoon Trio + 3 (Thom Golub, Jay Crocker, Danny Meichel) from their monthly series at Theatre Junction in Calgary.

Bent Spoon Trio: St. Paul Electric Bent Spoon Trio:
St. Paul Electric

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Bent Spoon Trio: lost in a chinese attic Bent Spoon Trio:
lost in a chinese attic

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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A summer 2007 show of the Bent Spoon Trio recorded in an underground tunnel in Calgary, here joined by reed player Danny Meichel.

Beresford / Flinn / Tucker: Ink Room Beresford / Flinn / Tucker:
Ink Room

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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The trio of Steve Beresford on electronics, Stephen Flinn on drums and percussion, and Dave Tucker on electric guitar in a quirky, unique and exciting set of improvisations recorded in London.

Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke: Moon [2 CDs] Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke:
Moon [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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After performing at a night dedicated to Ed Blackwell and Don Cherry, vibraphone legend Karl Berger invited trumpeter Knuffke to Woodstock to teach and perform with him, from which this lovely album of duets was born, 2 CDs of original compositions of free and lyrical playing.

Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs: After The Storm Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs:
After The Storm

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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During a 2012 visit from the UK, guitarist Philip Gibbs traveled to Woodstock with vibraphonist/pianist Karl Berger and free vocalist Mossa Bildner, recording these 6 beautiful tracks in Berger's studio.

Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen: Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen:
Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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The electrified acoustic trio of vibraphonist Karl Berger (NY), trumpeter and electronic artist Werner Hasler (Switzerland) and drummer Gilbert Paeffgen (Switzerland), exotic groove-based jazz.

Berger, Karl: Gently Unfamiliar Berger, Karl:
Gently Unfamiliar

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Pianist, vibraphonist, and composer Karl Berger presents his 2nd release in a trilogy of Tzadik CDs that started with the solo "Strangely Familiar", here in a trio with Joe Fonda on bass and Harvey Sorgen on drums, lyrical free bop jazz in 7 rich and distinctive movements.

Bergin, Sean / Bicudo, Rogerio: Tale of Three City's Bergin, Sean / Bicudo, Rogerio:
Tale of Three City's

(Pingo -- The Netherlands )

Price: $13.90

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Brazilian guitarist Bicudo and wind player Sean Bergin meet in a musical friendship that brings together Satie, Pixinguinha and Coltrane on the same record!

Bergman, Borah Trio: Luminescence Bergman, Borah Trio:
Luminescence

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Pianist Borah Bergman in a quartet with John Zorn, Greg Cohen and Kenny Wollesen, lyrical and thoughtful jazz that feels the influence of both Berg and Bill Evans.

Bergmann, Hubert: Quietas Miniatures <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmann, Hubert:
Quietas Miniatures [Used Item]

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

Price: $9.95

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"Miniatures. Recorded as early as 1990, but currently playing (?) Hung up, he shows his introspective side. He leaves with a steady hand and a permeable sense of life, from which one could never learn to dive and rise in the past displa...

Bergmann, Hubert: Reminiszenzen <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmann, Hubert:
Reminiszenzen [Used Item]

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

Price: $9.95

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"Hubert Bergmann is still too little known in regard to his improvisational lucidity and conscientious tackling of past issues of jazz pianism. Reminiszenzen, released in 2010, lasts 75 minutes; usually I consider this duration excessiv...

Bergmark & Klapper : 58 Tracks From A Common Orbit  <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmark & Klapper :
58 Tracks From A Common Orbit [Used Item]

(Musica Genera -- Poland )

Price: $8.95

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"We suggest random playing of this CD."-Bergmark & Klapper ...

Berman, Josh & His Gang: There Now Berman, Josh & His Gang:
There Now

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Cornetist Berman's band with Jeb Bishop (trombone), Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Keefe Jackson (sax), Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Joshua Abrams (bass) & Frank Rosaly (drums) mixing new and standard compositions.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me

(ECM -- Germany )

Price: $10.00

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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Berne, Tim & The Copenhagen Art Ensemble: Open, Coma Berne, Tim & The Copenhagen Art Ensemble:
Open, Coma

(Screwgun -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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2000 studio and live release from Tim Berne with a big band grouping of the Copenhagen Art Ensemble including trumpeter Herb Robertson and guitarist Marc Ducret.

Berne, Tim - Snakeoil: Shadow Man Berne, Tim - Snakeoil:
Shadow Man

(ECM -- Germany )

Price: $10.00

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The second release from saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil project with Oscar Noriega on clarinet, Matt Mitchell on keys, and Ches Smith on drum & vibes, an amazing achievment in complex lyrical music that is as accessible as it is intelligent.

Berne, Tim / Science Friction: The sublime and. Berne, Tim / Science Friction:
The sublime and.

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $16.45

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Berne, Tim: Insomnia Berne, Tim:
Insomnia

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Two key Berne compositions - "The Proposal" and "Open Coma" - recorded in 1997 with an incredible band including Bakida Carroll, Marc Ducret, Erik Friedlander, Jim Black, Chris Speed, &c.



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