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Hetu, Joane: Recits de Neige Hetu, Joane:
Recits de Neige

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Pieces in 4 movements - Snow; Never Cold; Gusts; Landscapes - performed by Ensemble SuperMusique: Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Pierre Tanguay, Scott Thomson & Alexandre St-Onge.

Holgersson, Jonas: Snick Snack Holgersson, Jonas:
Snick Snack

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $13.00    

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The debut album of in-demand Swedish drummer Jonas Holgersson, a member of the Jonas Kullhammar Quartet, Magnus Broo Quartet, Jacob Karlsson Trio, &c., here in a trio with Karl-Martin Almqvist (sax) and Christian Spering (bass).

Honsinger, Tristan & Massimo Simonini: Call Me Us Honsinger, Tristan & Massimo Simonini:
Call Me Us

(I Dischi di Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $14.95    

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A highly unusual performance in 10 parts from cellist Honsinger and pre-existing media manipulist Simonini that falls between radio art, music theatre, and the inexplicable

Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume:
Zero Plus

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.

Kahn, Jason: Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

Price: $23.23    

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Jason Kahn developed these graphic scores, commissioned by the 2012 now NOW Festival in Australia, to push these specific players into situations outside of their comfort zone, as heard in this double LP which includes copies of the score plus notes and interviews.

Kalashnikov: Bang Bang Kalashnikov:
Bang Bang

(Veal -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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Double CD of bleak and sinister metal-oriented improv from the duo of Jamie Saft on keys and bass and Mike Pride on drums and hostile and freakish vocals.

Labbe, Pierre: Manivelle Labbe, Pierre:
Manivelle

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $13.00    

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Saxophonist Pierre's Labbe's 1st release in 6 years, performing original compositions in a quartet with guitarist Bernard Falaise, drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli & bassist Clinton Ryder.

Labrosse, Diane : Musique Pour Objets en Voie de Disparition Labrosse, Diane :
Musique Pour Objets en Voie de Disparition

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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"Blindfolded" manipulations by Labrosse of recordings from an amazing set of Montreal improvisers to create eight flashbacks to a bygone daily sonic life.

Landaeus, Mathias: Into Life [VINYL] Landaeus, Mathias:
Into Life [VINYL]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $16.51    

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Pianist Mathias Landaeus leads his trio with Johnny Aman on bass and Jonas Holgersson on drums through five original pieces, a mazurka by Chopin, and Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", an eclectic take on the piano trio blending modern techniques with both traditional and creative compositions.

Laplante, Travis: Heart Protector: Solo Tenor Saxophone Laplante, Travis:
Heart Protector: Solo Tenor Saxophone

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Travis Laplante's debut album, featuring original music for solo tenor saxophone by the 28-year-old composer and musician, who is a powerful new voice in New York City's experimental music set.

Les Poules: Hetu, Labrosse, Roger: Phenix Les Poules: Hetu, Labrosse, Roger:
Phenix

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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24 miniature works from the fantastic and intense improvising trio of Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse and Danielle Palardy Roger, inspired by the eternal revival of the legendary Phoenix.

Lokomotiv: Carlos Barretto: Labirintos Lokomotiv: Carlos Barretto:
Labirintos

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lokomotive's "Labyrinths" with bassist Baretto at the top of his game in playing and scoring this driving and unorthodox set of pieces, performed with two of Portugal's most in-demand players.

Mambo Mantis: Live at Goodbye Blue Monday Volume 1 Mambo Mantis:
Live at Goodbye Blue Monday Volume 1

(W.O.O. Music -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Downtown New York sax and reedists Bonnie Kane and Blaise Siwula in the W.O.O. Presents Mambo Mambis quintet Live @ Goodbye Blue Monday, Volume 1.

Marquez-Borbon, Adnan : The Paradox of Continuity Marquez-Borbon, Adnan :
The Paradox of Continuity

(Circumvention -- USA )

Price: $9.10    

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California saxophonist Adnan Marquez-Borbon exploring improvisation and electro-acoustic manipulation in solo works with a divserse set of influences.

Matthews / Rives: arethusa Matthews / Rives:
arethusa

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Saxophonist Rives with Wade Matthews on software synthesis and manipulated field recordings in a piece inspired by the story of Arethusa, a servant of the Greek goddess Artemis.

Mazur / Neuringer: Unison Lines Mazur / Neuringer:
Unison Lines

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $16.90    

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Since 1999 bassist Rafal Mazur and saxophonist Keir Neuringer (Stability Group, Infinity Quartet) have performed together, bringing an intense physicality and range of sonorities to their improvisations.

Melford, Myra's Be Bread: The Whole Tree Gone Melford, Myra's Be Bread:
The Whole Tree Gone

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Pianist and composer Myra Melford's 2nd Be Bread release with Cuong Vu, Bend Goldberg, Brandon Ross, Stomu Takeishi and Matt Wilson, outstanding and distinctive acoustic jazz.

Miguel, Sei: Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo Miguel, Sei:
Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A four part suite bridging compositional and improvisational music from Portugese pocket trumpeter Sei Miguel in a quintet including Rafael Toral on modulated electronics.

Molinaro, Joey: The Inalienable Dreamless / We Molinaro, Joey:
The Inalienable Dreamless / We

(Inverted Music Company -- USA )

Price: $9.20    

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Music teacher, student, and violinist Joey Molinaro offers two progressive recordings on one piece of wax that summarize his comprehensive approach to acoustic folk music, classical execution, and hardcore punk aesthetics.

Morgan / Minissali / Grollman: Yolt Morgan / Minissali / Grollman:
Yolt

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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A trio of NY free improvisers using unusual and advanced techniques - David Grollman (percussion); Weston Minissali (synth); Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax) - performing a 6-part series of "Yolts".

MusicWorks: #110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Summer 2011 issue of Canada's premiere music magazine and CD, with articles and tracks from Gregory Oh, Grimes, Doldrums, The Vegetable Orchestra, Terri Hron, Miguel Azguime, Rachel Wadham, &c.

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.

Nisenson, Damian Trio +3: En concert Nisenson, Damian Trio +3:
En concert

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Argentinian sax player, composer & actor Damian Nisenson with Pierre Tanguay, Ziya Tabassian, Luzio Altobelli, and Denis Plante playing live in Montreal at the end of 2007.

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 )

Price: $12.35    

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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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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 )

Price: $11.95    

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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 )

Price: $13.00    

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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 )

Price: $13.00    

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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 )

Price: $15.50    

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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 )

Price: $10.40    

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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.

Rose, Simon: Schmetterling Rose, Simon:
Schmetterling

(Not Two Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95    

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London Improvisers Orchestra saxophonist Simon Rose in a solo album of improvisations recorded in the hall of a Berlin psychiatric hospital noted for its extraordinary acoustic properties.

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

(pfmentum -- USA )

Price: $11.05    

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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 )

Price: $11.05    

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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 )

Price: $11.95    

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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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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 )

Price: $9.95    

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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 )

Price: $6.00    

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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 )

Price: $12.00    

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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 )

Price: $11.95    

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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 )

Price: $5.20    

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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 )

Price: $11.50    

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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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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 )

Price: $9.95    

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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 )

Price: $8.63    

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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 )

Price: $10.00    

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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.



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