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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 -- 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: $16.95    

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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: $16.95    

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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 / Eugene Chadbourne: Han & Eugene Bennink, Han / Eugene Chadbourne:
Han & Eugene

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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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: $15.95    

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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: $14.95    

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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 )

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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.

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

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

Price: $8.95    

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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...

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: $7.95    

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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: $14.95    

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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: Science Friction 3CD Berne, Tim:
Science Friction 3CD

(Screwgun -- USA )

Price: $29.95    

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Bernstein, Steven: Diaspora Suite Bernstein, Steven:
Diaspora Suite

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Steven Bernstein's fourth installment in his Diaspora series, exploring Jewish tradition through original compositions performed with Ben Goldberg, Peter Apfelbaum, &c.

Berthiaume Antoine, Elliott Sharp: BASE Berthiaume Antoine, Elliott Sharp:
BASE

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Two guitarists from New York's Downtown and Montreal's Actuelle scenes in 11 guitar improvisations, experimental sounds constructed and deconstructed.

Berthiaume, Antoine / Brzytwa, MaryClare: Bebe Donkey Berthiaume, Antoine / Brzytwa, MaryClare:
Bebe Donkey

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.96    

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Antoine Berthiaume (guitar, effects) and MaryClare Brzytwa (flute, laptop, electronics) in twelve pieces of intriguing improvisation.

Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn: Horsky Park Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn:
Horsky Park

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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Two instruments - Bertoncini on violin; Lehn on analogue synth - with totally different histories come together and look for a connection across two great sets from 2006 & 2010.

Beta Popes: Live Hate Beta Popes:
Live Hate

(Veal -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Even more hate filled underground improvised metal from the power trio of Jamie Saft, Bobbie Previte and Skerik, captured live in the UK at Subtone in 2005.

Bettis, Chuck & Friends: Community Of Commotion Bettis, Chuck & Friends:
Community Of Commotion

(North East Indie -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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NY downtown electronic artist and vocalist Chuck Bettis in a mostly-studio release of experimental works with artists Ikue Mori, DJ Toshio Kajiwara, Audrey Chen, Tim Barnes, &c. &c.

Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal: The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal:
The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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A beautiful and delicate long-form composition by Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger, exquisitely interpreted by the Berlin ensemble Konzert Minimal, which includes among others Lucio Capece, Johnny Chang, Catherine Lamb, Michael Thieke and Koen Nutters.

Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro: this place / is love Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro:
this place / is love

(erstwhile -- USA )

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An extended work from Antoine Beuger and Michael Pisaro, defined by six stanzas written by Beuger, Anna Swir, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugger and Edmond Jabes, a subtle cycle realized in tone and voice.

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Beuger, Antoine: Cantor Quartets [2 CDs] Beuger, Antoine:
Cantor Quartets [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $21.00    

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A double CD presenting 4 pages from Antoine Beuger 2003 composition which ingeniously adapts the musical form of the round to Wandelweiser music in a beautiful recording in a church in Oxfordshire, UK from June 2012.

Bianco, Tony & Paul Dunmall: Hour Glass [2 CDs] Bianco, Tony & Paul Dunmall:
Hour Glass [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $19.95    

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Two energetic, extended improvisations led by drummer Tony Bianco, one with Paul Dunmall (saxophones) and Marcio Mattos (double bass), the other with Dunmall (saxophone) and Paul Rogers (bass).

Bianco, Tony / Dave Liebman / Tony Marino: Line Ish Bianco, Tony / Dave Liebman / Tony Marino:
Line Ish

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Tony Bianco (drums) in a trio with Dave Liebman (saxophones, flute, piano) and Tony Marino (double bass) playing fiery jazz compositions as well as a few short improvisations.

Bianco, Tony: Utoma Quartet Bianco, Tony:
Utoma Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.00    

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Borrowing from Elvin Jones' concepts, drummer Bianco's band uses 2 saxophones (Mike Fletcher and Mark Hanslip), bass (Colin Somervell) and drums, for energetic and ecstatic jazz compositions creating a continual pulse with long lines and looped synchronicity.

Bica, Carlos + Materia Prima Bica, Carlos + Materia Prima:

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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New perspectives in Portuguese jazz, a remarkable balance between folk elements and a unique vision for modern jazz, in eight original songs and two covers including one from Marc Ribot.

Biondini / Godard / Niggli: Mavi Biondini / Godard / Niggli:
Mavi

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Exhiliarating melodic free jazz from the trio of Biondini (accordion), Godard (tuba & serpent) and Niggli (drums & percussion) in an album referencing the clear blue color of earth as seen from space.

Biota: Almost Never Biota:
Almost Never

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Biota: Cape Flyaway Biota:
Cape Flyaway

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Incredibly crafted sonic worlds from the Biota collective, and indescribable orchestration of electric & acoustic guitars, clavioline, trumpet, organ, micromoog, biolmellodrone, voice, electric & acoustic violins, bass, percussion, &c.

Biota: Funnel To A Thread Biota:
Funnel To A Thread

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The unique Biota collective continues with this beautiful album of layered and organized sound work, a beguiling mix of acoustic and electronic instrumentation that flows in unique and exquisite ways, belying the incredible detail to process and mixing.

Biota: Half a True Day Biota:
Half a True Day

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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The eclectic, transformative and fascinating Biota (Mnemonists) in their 6th ReR CD of freeform sound, with video files and 13 images of paintings, drawing and woodcuts.

Biota: Invisible Map Biota:
Invisible Map

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Biota: Object Holder Biota:
Object Holder

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Biota: Tumble Biota:
Tumble

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra: 1000 Words Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra:
1000 Words

(Driff Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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The duo of trombonist Jeb Bishop and saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra in a studio release from Chicago performing a dozen succinct free improvisations using nothing but their horns and mutes.

Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly): Accortet Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly):
Accortet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.

Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo: Floating Ice Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo:
Floating Ice

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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NY bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp continue their collaborations from their trio work with Whit Dickey in this duo release recorded in the studio, beautiful and amazing telepathic communication.

Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn: Eviyan Live Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn:
Eviyan Live

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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EVIYAN is Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn - 3 unique composer/performers merging into a singular sound, an intimate, acoustic blend of world roots, post-minimalism, jazz, rock, and cabaret.

Bjorkenheim / Parker / Drake: dmg @ the stone December 26, 2006 Bjorkenheim / Parker / Drake:
dmg @ the stone December 26, 2006

(DMG ARC -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Scorch Trio's guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim in a live trio with William Parker and Hamid Drake at the Stone in NYC, two incredible sets, the best of which are captured on this CD.

Black / Dunn / Noriega / Speed: Endangered Blood Black / Dunn / Noriega / Speed:
Endangered Blood

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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The acoustic quartet of NY improvisers drummer Jim Black, bassist Trevor Dunn, and saxophonists Oscar Noriega and Chris Speed, pushing the jazz genre while powered by tradition.

Black Host (Cleaver / Cooper-Moore / Seabrook / Jones / Niggenkemper): Life in the Sugar Candle Mine Black Host (Cleaver / Cooper-Moore / Seabrook / Jones / Niggenkemper):
Life in the Sugar Candle Mines

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Drummer Gerald Cleaver leads this New York quintet through eight original compositions that fuse improvisation with modern jazz, post-punk, and electrified noise.

Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely): Perilous Architecture [VINYL] Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely):
Perilous Architecture [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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Brooklyn trombonist Dan Blacksberg's and the powerful rhythm section of bassist Matt Engle (Shot X Shot) & drummer Mike Szekely (Anthony Braxton Quartet) in their 2nd NoBusiness release, performing compositions pushing the limits of the trombone while adhering to jazz roots.

Blacksheep: s/t Blacksheep:
s/t

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $19.95    

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With members of the Satoko Fujii Orchestra and Shibusashirazu Orchestra, the trio fo blacksheep create a balance of serious and humorous improvisation of great ability.

Blah Blah 666: It's Only Life! Blah Blah 666:
It's Only Life!

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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An eclectic assortment of old-fashioned entertainment, pre-harmonic bop, and Canada's new wave of avant garde mariachi from Jean Martin, Nick Fraser, Justin Haynes, &c..

Blake, Michael / Kresten Osgood: Control This Blake, Michael / Kresten Osgood:
Control This

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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A set of saxophone & drums duo from Ex-Loung Lizard Blake and Copenhagen/NY drummer Osgood, free and melodic music with great rhythmic and harmonic diversity.

Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton: A Memory Of Vienna Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton:
A Memory Of Vienna

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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In 1988, on the spur of the moment, Blake and Braxton met to record this set of 8 standards, including pieces by Monk, Parker, Gillespie, Miles Davis, Mal Waldron, &c.

Blake, Ran / Sara Serpa: Aurora Blake, Ran / Sara Serpa:
Aurora

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Newcomer vocalist Sara Serpa is accompanied by her mentor, pianist Ran Blake, for a set of wide-ranging jazz songs that are unconventionally and emotionally performed.



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