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Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones: Green Just As I Could See Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones:
Green Just As I Could See

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Four extended electroacoustic works from Berlin's inside pianist and mixing board artist Andrea Neumann and Baltimore's Bonnie Jones on electronics, minimal and edgy pieces of unusual and absorbing character.

Novak, Ryan: Balloon Proportions Novak, Ryan:
Balloon Proportions

(RY/NO Records -- USA )

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Multi-instrumentalist improviser Novak, who has worked with Tim Daisy and Tatsuya Nakatani, in an eclectic and complex solo release of colliding genres.

Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux: Live au Upstairs Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux:
Live au Upstairs

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Nozen is a crossroads of contemporary jazz, musique actuelle and the musical traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, contrasting styles giving birth to a deep and spontaneous music.

Nyberg, Lina: Palaver Nyberg, Lina:
Palaver

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".

O'Leary, Mark : On The Shore O'Leary, Mark :
On The Shore

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Ottavi, Julien / Workman, Dion: misenlian Ottavi, Julien / Workman, Dion:
misenlian

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Parker, Evan / Ghost in the Machine: New Excursions Parker, Evan / Ghost in the Machine:
New Excursions

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

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Evan Parker with the Danish improvising group Ghost-in-the-Machine recorded live at the Copenhagen International Experimental Festival.

Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris: Migration Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris:
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.70    

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Electric jazz from the trio of Swedish born Greek Jiannis Pavlidlis on guitar, Greek organist Giorgos Kontrafouris, and American jazz/fusion drummer Adam Nussbaum, funky melodic and superb improv from an international group looking forward and back.

Perowsky, Ben: Esopus Opus Perowsky, Ben:
Esopus Opus

(Skirl -- USA )

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NY drummer Perowsky's Quartet with Chris Speed, Drew Gress and Ted Reichman in an eclectic set of original compositions alongside Geroge Harrison, Beatles and Hendrix tracks.

Poulin, Brigitte : Edifices naturels Poulin, Brigitte :
Edifices naturels

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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For a decade, Brigitte Poulin has been commissioning and premiering works by composers who, she thought, could help better define our own piano culture.

Quijano, Antonio Quartet (feat Paul Dunmall): Songs From Another Blue Planet Quijano, Antonio Quartet (feat Paul Dunmall):
Songs From Another Blue Planet

(Slam -- Great Britain )

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The Antonio Quijano Quartet with Paul Dunmall (saxes), Philip Gibbs (guitar), Marco Anderson (piano) is an international collaboration that explores the fringes of improvised music in a variety of settings.

Rives, Stephane: Fibres Rives, Stephane:
Fibres

(Potlatch -- France )

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"Fibres" brings together seven circular-breathing soprano sax solos, grouped by Rives into 3 categories including high-pitched tones, breathy emissions and unpitched respiratory flows.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Rosaly, Frank: Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD] Rosaly, Frank:
Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD]

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Frank Rosaly uses drums, percussion, and electronics as the core of improvised source material that he segments, orchestrates, and arranges into a sound program before editing and ultimately dividing the material down to two channels.

Rose, Jon: Double Indemnity Rose, Jon:
Double Indemnity

(Hermes Discorbie -- Slovokia )

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Jon Rose's twisted performance at the Les Cordes de Saint Ouen string festival in Paris, on a concept of conjoined twins playing the Ronsenberg 10-string double violin.

Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton): Fauna Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton):
Fauna

(pfmentum -- USA )

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British saxophonist Simon Rose uses extended and evocative techniques in this exceptional set of duos with Paul Stapleton, who plays a Bonsai Sound Sculpture, an assemblage of unusual electronic and acoustic components allowing a wide range of expression.

Rova: Bingo Rova:
Bingo

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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The Rova Saxophone Quartet performing compositions by Lindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Barry Guy, and Larry Ochs, live in the studio in 1996.

Rumback, Charles: Two Kinds of Art Thieves Rumback, Charles:
Two Kinds of Art Thieves

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Drummer Charles Rumback in a quartet with Greg Ward & Joshua Sclar on sax, bringing together jazz tradition with the aesthetics of the eclectic Chicago scene.

Savoldelli, Boris & Elliott Sharp: Protoplasmic Savoldelli, Boris & Elliott Sharp:
Protoplasmic

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

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Instant compositions from Elliot Sharp on guitar and electronics and Italian free improv vocalist Savoldelli, recorded before their live show at The Stone in Sept. 2008.

Schick, Ignaz / Martin Tetreault: Live * 33 * 45 * 78 Schick, Ignaz / Martin Tetreault:
Live * 33 * 45 * 78

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Montreal/Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and Berlin turntablist Ignaz Shcick in two sets of recordings from two encounters in Belgium and Switzerland, 2006.

Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher: Kolk Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher:
Kolk

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Five unique pieces from improvisers Birgit Ulher (trumpet, radio, speaker, objects) and Christoph Schiller (spinet, preperations) recorded in Hamburg with no post-production work.

Settles, Brian Trio: Folk Settles, Brian Trio:
Folk

(Engine -- USA )

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NY Saxophonist Brian Settles follows his "Secret Handshake" debut with a trio record with long-time collaborators Jeremy Carlstedt (drums) and Corcoran Holt (bass) for a set of tunes that balance free playing with melodic and detailed compositions.

Sharp, Elliott: Octal: Book One (Clean Feed Guitar Series Vol. 2) Sharp, Elliott:
Octal: Book One (Clean Feed Guitar Series Vol. 2)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Elliot Sharp takes on his own compositions, playing them on a custom-made electroacoustic guitarbass, a hollow-body guitar with 2 bass strings.

Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith: untitled (1959) Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith:
untitled (1959)

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Kadima collective saxophonist Ariel Shibolet and 4 California Bay Area players in impressive and intense improvisation that make for an unusual and open-minded discourse.

Shibolet, Ariel / Nori Jacoby: Scenes From An Ideal Marriage Shibolet, Ariel / Nori Jacoby:
Scenes From An Ideal Marriage

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Viola player Nori Jacoby and soprano saxophonist Ariel Shibolet performing live at Hateiva, Tele Aviv in 2010, part of Kadima's Cy Twombly live performance series.

Shiurba, John: Triplicate Shiurba, John:
Triplicate

(Spool -- Canada )

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Composer John Shiurba with an impressive West Coast octet including vocalists Lara Bruckmann & Morgan Guberman, trumpeter Tom Djll, drummer Gino Robair, and bassist Matthew Sperry, &c. conducting them through five twisted compositions.

Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust): Why Waste Time Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust):
Why Waste Time

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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An all-improvised transnational collaboration recorded in the studio and live at Les Instants Chavires in France, between Mike Ladd (vocals/synthi), Carol Robinson (clarinets/voice), Dave Randall (guitar) and Dirk Rothbrust (drum/percussion).

Spearman's G-Force, Glenn: Let It Go Spearman's G-Force, Glenn:
Let It Go

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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1987 recordings from tenor saxophonist Glenn Spearman (Emergency) with Lisle Ellis on bass, Donal Robinson on trap drums, and James Routhier on electric guitar, creative avant jazz with a unique drive and determination.

Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!: 2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.I Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!:
2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.II

(Edgetone Records -- USA )

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Two live conducted improvisations percussion for large group recorded at the Oakland Box Theater, presenting the 6 part Piece No.11: Two Orchestras in Separate Rooms.

Suzuki, Akio / David Toop: Breath - Taking Suzuki, Akio / David Toop:
Breath - Taking

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Minimal improvisation using a meditative set of instruments including stone flute, small stones, and a "silent toy", from David Toop recording with Akio Suzuki on a rare trip to the UK.

Swirm: (Henkel / Grollman / Amat) Swirm:
(Henkel / Grollman / Amat)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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The New York duo Swirm of Brad Henkel (trumpet) and David Grollman (percussion) in a unique blend of virtuosic free improvisation, subtle sound exploration, and performance art, here adding free vocalist Laurie Amat for 6 compositions named by color.

Tabassian, Ziya: Tombak Tabassian, Ziya:
Tombak

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Anaphoria Island )

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Percussionist Ziya Tabassian plays solo tombak, the main percussion instrument used in Persian classical music, in 9 pieces that explore the large range of tones and nuances of the instrument.

Tamura, Natsuki & Fujii, Satokoz: How Many ? Tamura, Natsuki & Fujii, Satokoz:
How Many ?

(Libra -- Japan )

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Teller, Jorgen: Delete Nature Teller, Jorgen:
Delete Nature

(Ninth World -- Germany )

Price: $13.50    

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Solos for triggered guitar from midi and effects guitarist Jorgen Teller, 15 complex and conceptual works that balance clean and noisy guitar work in perplexing ways.

Temperamental Trio: Raw and the Cooked Temperamental Trio:
Raw and the Cooked

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Dark and daring electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of baritone saxophonist Stephen Horenstein, bassist JC Jones, and electronic artist Loic Kessous.

Tiptons Sax Quartet: Laws of Motion Tiptons Sax Quartet:
Laws of Motion

(Spoot -- USA )

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The Tiptons all-women sax quartet with drums, led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie, powerful and creative jazz with a twisted blend of influences and an exuberant spirit.

Tiptons, The: Strange Flower Tiptons, The:
Strange Flower

(Spoot -- USA )

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The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet plus drums led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie blend jazz, Afro-Cuban, Balkan, Klezmer, a capella vocals, and more into an energetic and ebullient mix.

Toral, Rafael / Davu Seru: Live in Minneapolis Toral, Rafael / Davu Seru:
Live in Minneapolis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Rafael Toral's Space Program, post-free jazz electronic music, is made manifest in this duo between the electronicist and drummer Davu Seru, performing live in Minneapolis during Toral's 2011 tour of the US.

Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel:
yclept

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.

VaVatican: SoSoviet (I Loved You And You Broke My Heart) VaVatican:
SoSoviet (I Loved You And You Broke My Heart)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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The Brooklyn quartet of Weston Minissali (synth), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Booker Stardrum (drums) in a unique mix of conceptual, improvised & experimental playing and studio composition.

Vigroux, Franck & Matthew Bourne: Call Me Madame (Good News From Wonderland) Vigroux, Franck & Matthew Bourne:
Call Me Madame (Good News From Wonderland)

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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A shared love of vintage analogue equipment, ear-splitting frequencies and the music of Scott Walker brought Franck Vigroux and Matthew Bourne together.

Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura: Crepuscular Rays Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura:
Crepuscular Rays

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A reference to rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky around dusk or dawn, as heard through a combination of acoustic guitar, objects and no-input mixing board.

Wellman, Linsey / Mike Essoudry : Mike Essoudry + Linsey Wellman Wellman, Linsey / Mike Essoudry :
Mike Essoudry + Linsey Wellman

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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1st release for the duo of wind player Linsey Wellman and percussionist Mike Essoudry embracing stasis and movement, meditation and exuberance, delicacy and amplitude.

Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak: Crunch Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak:
Crunch

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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The free improvising quartet of Jack Wright on alto and soprano sax with three electronic artists--Andrea Pensado, Stephanie Lak, and Walter Wright--recording in the studio in Philadelphia PA for two extended pieces of unusual character and dynamic.

Blake, Ran: Something To Live For Blake, Ran:
Something To Live For

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A collection of standards, covers, and Blake originals recorded at WGBH Studio in Boston in 1998, half of the album solo piano, half in duos with guitarist David Fabris and clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio; a wonderfully paced album showing the distinctive approach Blake brings to jazz by merging elements of compositional, gospel, folk, blues and more.

Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama: Karoujite Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama:
Karoujite

(Potlatch -- France )

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"Karoujite" is a Japanese term translating to scarcely, describing the minimalist attitude that Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear and Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama approach this hybrid of composed and improvised music, using a focus of repetitive structures with slight variation to create a hypnotic and entrancing set of music.

Bruckmann, Kyle Degradient: Dear Everyone [2 CDs] Bruckmann, Kyle Degradient:
Dear Everyone [2 CDs]

(Not Two -- Poland )

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West Coast oboist and english horn improviser composes a startlingly enjoyable work based on Matt Shears' book of recursive, encyclopedic poetry of the same name: 10 pieces colliding elements of skronk, spoken word, fried electroacoustic noise and dark prog within a Creative Music framework, with a core quartet of Aram Shelton, Jason Hoopes and Jordan Glenn, plus guest Weston Olencki and a large cast of readers.

DK & The Perfectly Ordinary: CAR DEW TREAT US DK & The Perfectly Ordinary:
CAR DEW TREAT US

(Spool -- Canada )

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A diverse set of artist interpret a random page from Cornelius Cardew's "Treatise", using the score alone with each artist unable to hear what the other participants were playing, which Spool label-leader Daniel Kernohan assembled into these 10 incredible audio tracks, each roughly 4:35 long, in a great interpretation of Cardew's (in)famous work.

Kaplan, Noah Quartet: Cluster Swerve Kaplan, Noah Quartet:
Cluster Swerve

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Soprano & tenor saxophonist Noah Kaplan leads a quartet with Joe Morris on guitar, Giacomo Merega on electric bass, and Jason Nazary on drums, performing Kaplan original compositions and Johnny Green's "Body and Soul", taking melodic material and stretching it in unconventional and often microtonal ways; sophisticated and forward-thinking jazz.

Ware, David S. Trio: Live in New York, 2010 [2 CDs] Ware, David S. Trio:
Live in New York, 2010 [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A tremendous one-night engagement by late saxophone colossus David S. Ware and his latter day Trio with William Parker on bass and Warren Smith on drums, in an intimate club setting at Blue Note in New York City on October 4, 2010, the last time this trio came together, the previous an electrifying set at Vision Festival in June of 2015.

Parker, William Quartets: Meditation / Resurrection [2 CDs] Parker, William Quartets:
Meditation / Resurrection [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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New compositions from bassist William Parker, two CDs with the first performed by the William Parker Quartet of Hamid Drake on drums, Rob Brown on sax, and Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson on trumpet, the second with his In Order to Survive quartet with Brown, Drake, and Coooper-Moore on piano; a tremendous album of beautiful melodies and infectious rhythms.

Haino, Keiji: Watashi Dake [VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE] Haino, Keiji:
Watashi Dake [VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Black Editions -- USA )

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Enigmatic Japanese legend Keiji Haino's 1981 debut album receives a fitting reissue in this metallic gold and silver jacket pressing, presenting the stark vocals, whispered and screamed, punctuating dark silences over intricate and sharp guitar figures that interweave, repeat, and stretch, trance-like, emerging from dark recesses; an essential piece of the Haino puzzle.

Baczkowski, Steve / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty: The Dull Blade [VINYL] Baczkowski, Steve / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty:
The Dull Blade [VINYL]

(FEEDING TUBE RECORDS -- USA )

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A decade after their last album "Dim Bulb", "The Dull Blade" follows up with the trio of Chris Corsano on drums and duel saxophonist Steve Baczkowski and Paul Flaherty, recorded live in the studio at New Haven, Connecticut's Firehouse 12, an incredible album of fiery and ferocious playing with an outsider jazz attitude; brilliant.

Melford, Myra Trio: Alive In The House Of Saints, Part 1 Melford, Myra Trio:
Alive In The House Of Saints, Part 1

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Myra Melford's original trio with Reggie Nicholson on drums and Lindsey Horner, her first in a long career of tremendous collaboration, presents a superb example of melodic playing balancing free and traditional structures with effusive joy and profound skill, captured live at Der Club, in Heiligenhaus, Germany in 1993.

Honkies, The: How Do We Prevent The Advance Of The Desert? Honkies, The:
How Do We Prevent The Advance Of The Desert?

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )

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From 1987-93 this bizarre UK band took Rock-In-Opposition attitudes on tour in the UK & Europe, presenting their strangely informed approach to improvised rock with a punk attitude, fueled by dual saxes from Kathy Hulme & Caroline Kraabel, trumpeter Andy Diagram, and drummer Re Harrison, as heard on this reissue of their wonderfully weird 2nd album.

Amado /  Kessler / Nilssen-Love: The Abstract Truth Amado / Kessler / Nilssen-Love:
The Abstract Truth

(European Echoes -- USA )

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The trio of Portuguese saxophonist Amado with Kent Kessler and Paal Nilssen-Love return for a 2nd album, an homage to Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico with a nod to Oliver Nelson.

Amado, Rodrigo: Motion Trio Amado, Rodrigo:
Motion Trio

(European Echoes -- Portugal )

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The 4th release on Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's European Echoes label has the leader in a trio with fellow Portuguese musicians cellist Miguel Mira and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini in meditative to muscular modern jazz.

Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter: Felicity's Ultimatum <i>[Used Item]</i> Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter:
Felicity's Ultimatum [Used Item]

(Discus -- Australia )

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The 2nd release in a new series of small groups drawn from members of the Discus Music family, where the group meets, writes, rehearses and records in one single session, here developing ten compositions from all four players edited into a continuous sequence of structure and improvisation, embracing melody, texture and pure abstraction.

Davis, Kris (Maneri / Laubrock / Dunn / Rainey): Capricorn Climber Davis, Kris (Maneri / Laubrock / Dunn / Rainey):
Capricorn Climber

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The sixth album as a leader from the Vancouver-born, Brooklyn-based pianist Davis, composing for the inspired working group of Mat Maneri (viola), Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Trevor Dunn (bass) and Tom Rainey (drums & glockenspiel).

Gorilla Mask (Van Huffel / Fidezius / Fischerlehner): Iron Lung <i>[Used Item]</i> Gorilla Mask (Van Huffel / Fidezius / Fischerlehner):
Iron Lung [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Hard-edged and tightly controlled free jazz from the trio of Peter Van Huffel on alto sax, Roland Fidezius on electric bass, and Rudi Fischerlehner on drums, blending jazz & punk sensibilities in works with great technical twists and turns over savagely lyrical music.

Hasselberg, Joao / Pedro Branco: From Order To Chaos <i>[Used Item]</i> Hasselberg, Joao / Pedro Branco:
From Order To Chaos [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Primarily a bass and guitar duo between Portugese natives Joao Hasselberg, on double bass and electric, and electric guitarist Pedro Branco, here in their second album together of delicately sophisticated string improvisations, joined by a a great set of collaborators to expand the duo to trio and quartet.

Hocevar, Dre (Hocevar / Pluta / Tevis  / Qu / Rasmussen / Corren / Clarke / St. Louis / Fraser): Tra Hocevar, Dre (Hocevar / Pluta / Tevis / Qu / Rasmussen / Corren / Clarke / St. Louis / Fraser):
Transcendental Within the Sphere of Indivisible Remainder [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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An expansive album blending acoustic and electronic instruments in unique ways, creating a tapestry of sound as a framework for creative improvisation, composed by drummer Dre Hocevar & performed in an ensemble that includes some of New York's finest young improvisers.

Lane / Grassi / Whitecage: Drunk Butterfly Lane / Grassi / Whitecage:
Drunk Butterfly

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A superb trio of NY improvisers and composers whose collective work bridges the divide between free playing and jazz tradition, a kind of avant swinging bebop.

Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten <i>[Used Item]</i> Louis Minus XVI :
Kindergarten [Used Item]

(BeCoq -- France )

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Joining noise rock and free jazz, the Louis Minus XVI quartet is fronted by two saxophonists--Adrien Douliez on alto and Jean Baptiste Rubin on tenor--with Maxime Petit on bass and Frederic L'homme on drums, in a balanced album of powerful and introspective compositions.

Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas): Strong Language Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas):
Strong Language

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The entire Bimhuis concert from 2002 as well as two studio tracks from 2000 by the improvising quartet of Gail Brand (trombone), Phil Durrant (electronics, violin), Pat Thomas (electronics, piano) and Mark Sanders (percussion).

Machinda, Yoshio: Tender Blues <i>[Used Item]</i> Machinda, Yoshio:
Tender Blues [Used Item]

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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Japanese Steelpan player Yoshio Machida's 11th solo album, performed on the metal slit drum, made from a small gas tank tuned to the C scale over 2 octaves, which he takes into warm territories of rich overtones and melodic invention influenced by Kora, Gamelan, Kulintang and Myanmar musics.

Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts: Coldest Second Yesterdays <i>[Used Item]</i> Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts:
Coldest Second Yesterdays [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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London master drummer Steve Noble (Rip Rig and Panic, Derek Bailey), a mainstay on the scene for decades, with Scandinavian free improvising saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts (Cortex, Saka, Starlite Motel) for a live album of uproariously driven, skronky free jazz.

Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras): Ordnung Herrscht <i>[Used Item]</i> Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras):
Ordnung Herrscht [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Led by bassist Noah Punkt, this young Leipzig-Zurich improvising trio with drummer Ramon Oliveras and saxophonist Tobias Pfister blend an unusual sense of humor into serious free jazz, with strange asides or layers of sound punctuating superb and energetic playing.

Schindler, Udo / Marco von Orelli : Luft.Spiele  <i>[Used Item]</i> Schindler, Udo / Marco von Orelli :
Luft.Spiele [Used Item]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A wild dialog between Swiss trumpeter Marco von Orelli and saxophonist Udo Schindler, recording live at the 58th SALON for Klang+Kunst in Krailing/Munich in 2015, using an insanely advanced set of techniques and approaches to their horns for intense and exultant effect.

Vox Arcana: Aerial Age Vox Arcana:
Aerial Age

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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The second release from prolific Chicago-based drummer/composer Tim Daisy's two year-old working trio, Vox Arcana with Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics and James Falzone on clarinet.

Vox Arcana: Aerial Age <i>[Used Item]</i> Vox Arcana:
Aerial Age [Used Item]

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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The second release from prolific Chicago-based drummer/composer Tim Daisy's two year-old working trio, Vox Arcana with Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics and James Falzone on clarinet.

Rowe, Keith / Michael Pisaro: 13 Thirteen [2 CDs] Rowe, Keith / Michael Pisaro:
13 Thirteen [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A collaboration between composer Michael Pisaro and AMM guitarist/improviser Keith Rowe, with each bringing scores which they improvised over, creating 13 discrete sections including samples from Shostakovich's 13th String Quartet, balancing activity, space and silence in patient ways that only two such experienced composer/improvisers could.

Broo, Magnus : Swedish Wood Broo, Magnus :
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(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.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place) Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Consequences (of Time and Place)

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Lio Leo Leon London Improvisers Orchestra:
Lio Leo Leon

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The complete performance at the 2010 Freedom of the City festival by the 38-member LIO with guest Wadada Leo Smith and conductions by Alison Blunt, Steve Beresford, Philipp Wachsmann, Caroline Kraabel, and Dave Tucker.



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