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Ali, Sean: With My Head in the Sand [CASSETTE] Ali, Sean:
With My Head in the Sand [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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An unusual album of abstracted sound and spoken word, NY bassist Sean Ali's first solo album, using extraneous and unidentifiable sound and punctuation over layered voices of varying quality in a non-linear narrative, a curious album of impressive sonic interest.

Juxtavoices: Warning: May Contain Notes Juxtavoices:
Warning: May Contain Notes

(Discus -- UK )

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Juxtavoices is an anti-choir of 30 voices whose repertoire includes original compositions and arrangements of classic modernist poems and found texts, here in a CD/DVD release with a reinterpretation of early an Cabaret Voltaire recordings and a terrifying ascent into hell.

Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Loafer's Hollow Mostly Other People Do The Killing:
Loafer's Hollow

(Hot Cup -- USA )

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New Yorks' Mostly Other People Do the Killing step back in time to the 1930s-40's in modern swing-ear compositions from bassist Moppa Elliott, performed with the amazing septet of Steven Bernstein, Jon Irabagon, Kevin Shea, Ron Stabinksy, David Taylor, and Brandon Seabrook.

My Cat Is An Alien: Leave Me In the Black No-Thing <i>[Used Item]</i> My Cat Is An Alien:
Leave Me In the Black No-Thing [Used Item]

(Important Records -- USA )

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Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg: Kume <i>[Used Item]</i> Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg:
Kume [Used Item]

(SImlas -- Norway )

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The second album from the duo collaboration of acoustic and electric bassist Anders Berg and guitarist Tellef Ogrim on fretted and unfretted standard and baritone guitars, a Hadron Particle synthesizer, and other instruments, merging rock, jazz and other groove oriented styles.

Quartetski: Quartetski Does Bartok - Mikrokosmos, Sz 107 Quartetski:
Quartetski Does Bartok - Mikrokosmos, Sz 107

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composed between 1926 and 1939, "Mikrokosmos" was Bela Bartok's attempt to solve certain technical problems in the art of piano playing, here adapted by the 5-piece Quartetski into a fascinating series of progressive exercises and etudes, oddly enough presented without a piano.

Rohrer, Samuel : Noreia <i>[Used Item]</i> Rohrer, Samuel :
Noreia [Used Item]

(Arjunamusic -- Germany )

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Swiss drummer Samuel Rohrer's quartet with Peter Herbert (acoustic bass), Skuli Sverrison (6-string baritone bass), and Claudio Puntin (bass clarinet & electronics) recalls ECM sensibilities in modern improvisation of great elegance and melodicism.

Guthrie, Will: People Pleaser [VINYL] Guthrie, Will:
People Pleaser [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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Percussionist Will Guthrie recorded the individual parts of these compositions in a variety of locations, constructing them into a remarkable set of electroacoustic compositions that blend drums, percussion, field recordings, and electronics in unexpected ways.

Wright, Jack / Roughhousing: You Haven't Heard This Yet Wright, Jack / Roughhousing:
You Haven't Heard This Yet

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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The trio of Jack Wright on sax, Evan Lipson on double bass, and Zachary Darrup on guitar and objects, from a long history of camaraderie have developed a rough-neck style of interacting, here in a long recording alongside 7 solo sax recordings from Wright.

Haino, Keiji / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen: The Miracles Of Only One Thing [VINYL] Haino, Keiji / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen:
The Miracles Of Only One Thing [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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While on a 2-week tour of Japan, Belgium sound artists Teun Verbruggen on drums & electronics and Jozef Dumoulin on Fender Rhodes, joined forces with Keiji Haino on guitar, vocals, flute & gongs, capturing these darkly intense and powerful tracks in the studio and live at SDLX.

Neukollner (Denzler / von Schlippenbach / Grip / Johansson): Sektion 3-7  [2 CDs] Neukollner (Denzler / von Schlippenbach / Grip / Johansson):
Sektion 3-7 [2 CDs]

(Umlaut Records -- Germany )

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The Neukollner trio of Bertrand Denzler on sax, Joel Grip on double bass, and Sven-Ake Johnasson on drums is joined by pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach for a double album of exhilarating free jazz that conjurs standards-based jazz through well-structured instant compositions.

Kang, Eyvind / Tashi Dorji: Mother Of All Saints (Puppet On A String) [VINYL] Kang, Eyvind / Tashi Dorji:
Mother Of All Saints (Puppet On A String) [VINYL]

(Unrock -- USA )

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Eyvind Kang's unusual viola techniques are in full force on this album, performing 4 recordings including an Albert Ayler composition with the trio of percussionist Yaw Amposnsah and cellist Krusendi Sukarwanto; side B presents guitarist Tashi Dorji in two solo works.

Banabila, Michel: Sound Years [VINYL] Banabila, Michel:
Sound Years [VINYL]

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

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A captivating compilation from electronic composer Michel Banabila recorded between 2005-2016, a combination of studio, live and theatre recordings remixed into two continuous tracks of sound, with collaborations including Oene Van Geel and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).

Durio Zibethinus (Quentin Biardeau / Valentin Ceccaldi): Poissons Frais <i>[Used Item]</i> Durio Zibethinus (Quentin Biardeau / Valentin Ceccaldi):
Poissons Frais [Used Item]

(BeCoq -- France )

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Saxophonist Quentin Biardeau and cellist Valentin Ceccalid, also on percussion, are Durio Zibethinus, a duo from Orleans, France using traditional and unusual instruments to present unique free improvisations balancing powerful technique and just plain creative fun.

Sharp, Elliott And Scott Fields: AFIADACAMPOS <i>[Used Item]</i> Sharp, Elliott And Scott Fields:
AFIADACAMPOS [Used Item]

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

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These two remarakable guitarits continue the collaboration heard on Clean Feed's "Scharfefelder" with this 9 part release that blurs the relationships between written and improvised sounds.

Braxton, Anthony: 3 Compositions Of New Jazz Braxton, Anthony:
3 Compositions Of New Jazz

(Delmark -- USA )

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Anthony Braxton's first album as a leader, recorded in 1968 with Braxton performing on sax, clarinet, flute, bagpipes, accordion, bells & snare, in the company of trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith and violinist Leroy Jenkins, each taking on a variety of instruments as well.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Boogie With The Hook Chadbourne, Eugene:
Boogie With The Hook

(Leo -- UK )

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Two decades of duets recorded from New York City to The Netherlands between eccentric free country improviser and vocalist Euguene Chadbourne on guitar and banjo, with free improv masters John Zorn, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink, Volcmar Verkerk, and Charles Tyler.

Crispell Trio, Marilyn: Live in Zurich Crispell Trio, Marilyn:
Live in Zurich

(Leo -- UK )

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Pianist and vocalist Marilyn Crispell's 2nd trio album from 1990 recorded live at Switzerland's Taktlos Festival in 1989, in the company of masterful free improvisers Reggie Workman on bass and Paul Motian on drums.

Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana: Live At Spanski Borci Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana:
Live At Spanski Borci

(Leo -- UK )

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A wonderfully playful and buoyant duo between trombonist Sebi Tramontana and reedist Frank Gratkowski performing on bass clarinet, clarinet, and alto saxophone, performing live at Spanski Borci Theatre, in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2016 over 15 concise and compelling dialogs.

I Am Three (Eberhard / Neuser / Marien): Mingus Mingus Mingus I Am Three (Eberhard / Neuser / Marien):
Mingus Mingus Mingus

(Leo -- UK )

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Saxophonist Silke Eberhard leads her trio with Nikolaus Neuser on trumpet and Christian Marien on drums, through a distillation of well known and lesser known Mingus tunes, restricting each tune to its essence in 3-4 minute renderings focusing on Mingus' compositional strength.

Nabatov, Simon: Monk 'N' More Nabatov, Simon:
Monk 'N' More

(Leo -- UK )

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Pianist Simon Nabatov plays the music of Thelonious Monk in a live concert from 1995, alternating those recordings with a 2013 concert of solo electroacoustic work, an unusual approach that focuses the melodic aspects of Monk while highlighting his eccentricity and intrepidity.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1 Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1

(Leo -- UK )

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman is the anchor for the 6 volumes of "The Art of the Improv Trio", here with Karl Berger on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums in a lyrical album that flows with grace and thoughtfulness, from ballad introspection to uptempo excitement, an impressive start to the series.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2 Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2

(Leo -- UK )

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The second volume of New York/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" is the most unique of the set, with Mat Maneri on viola and Whit Dickey on drums for a series of thirteen shorter and more intricate works of great range and diversity.

Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4 Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4

(Leo -- UK )

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The 4th volume in Brazilian/New York saxophonist Ivo Perelman's exemplary 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" bring together bassist William Parker and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a 3-part set of free improvisation, beautifully flowing dialog of masterful playing.

Rotozaza (Hein / Mahall / Melbye / Lillinger): Zero Rotozaza (Hein / Mahall / Melbye / Lillinger):
Zero

(Leo -- UK )

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The Berlin quartet of bass clarinetist Rudi Mahall, Nicola L. Hein on guitar, Adam Pultz Melbye on bass and Christian Lillinger on drums, using traditional and extended techniques in spontaneous compositions that blend free jazz and sound improvisation in truly unique ways.

Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher): Raw Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher):
Raw

(Leo -- UK )

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The Swiss string trio led by violinist Harald Kimmig, with Daniel Studer on bass and Alfred Zimmerlin on cello, is joined by UK saxophonist John Butcher for a set of improvisations that build with a unique percussive vitality and burning intensity.

Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): Elements [VINYL] Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff):
Elements [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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In 1971 the quartet of Peter Brotzmann on tenor sax, Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums, and Albert Mangelsdorff on trombone took the stage at The Free Music Market in Berlin to perform this aggressive and informed album of prime European Free Improvisation.

Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): Couscouss de la Mauresque [VINYL] Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff):
Couscouss de la Mauresque [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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The early 70s trio of tenor saxophonist Peter Brotzmann with Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums is joined by trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff for a live recording at Free Music Market, in Berlin for two extended and fiery improvisations of incredible skill and drive.

Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): The End [VINYL] Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff):
The End [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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The final portion of the live recording at Free Music Market, in Berlin in 1970 from the trio of tenor saxophonist Peter Brotzmann with Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums, and joined by trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff for three extended and fiery improvisations.

Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Richard Scott: Awesome Entities Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Richard Scott:
Awesome Entities

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Japanese guitarist and daxophone player Kazuhisa Uchihashi joins forces with Berlin-based composer and free improvising analogue modular synthesizer player Richard Scott for an album of unique orchestration, the daxophone "humanizing" the playing with unusual voicing.

Hirose, Junji / Yoshinori Mochizuk / IRONFIST Tatsushima : HMT Hirose, Junji / Yoshinori Mochizuk / IRONFIST Tatsushima :
HMT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Three free improvisations at the burning heart of the Japanese Free Improv scene from the trio of Junji Hirose on sax, Yoshinori Mochizuki on bass, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums, balancing two tracks of frenetic playing with a lowercase extended instrumental piece.

Ruins: Burning Stone [REISSUE] Ruins:
Burning Stone [REISSUE]

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

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Tatsuya Yoshida's insanely complex and exhilarating rock project Ruins started around 1986, and bassist Ryuichi Masuda (also a member of Koenji Hyakkei) has been with him since the early days; this CD reissues the 1992 Shimmy Disc album, originally an LP, here with the CD bonus tracks.

Berthling, Johan / Martin Kuchen / Steve Noble: Threnody, At The Gates Berthling, Johan / Martin Kuchen / Steve Noble:
Threnody, At The Gates

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Urgent and inspired free jazz from the Swedish/UK trio of Martin Kuchen on tenor and soprano sax, flute and retardophone, Johan Berthling on double bass, and Steve Noble on drums and percussion, recording a series of "Gate" improvisations, anguished laments of power and pulchritude.

Bauer, Johannes / Peter Brotzmann: Blue City (Live At Blue City Osaka / Japan 16. October 1997) Bauer, Johannes / Peter Brotzmann:
Blue City (Live At Blue City Osaka / Japan 16. October 1997)

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Powerful and diverse duo recordings between trombonist Johannes Bauer and Peter Brotzmann on tenor & alto saxophone, Tarogato, & clarinet, recorded in Osaka, Japan in 1997, released as a tribute to Bauer, who passed away in 2016, part of Brotzmann's archive of unreleased material.

DEK Trio (Ken Vandermark / Elisabeth Harnik / Didi Kern): Burning Below Zero DEK Trio (Ken Vandermark / Elisabeth Harnik / Didi Kern):
Burning Below Zero

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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One of Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark's regular trios while in Austria, DEK is named for the letters of the 1st name of Vandermark, drummer Didi Kern and pianist Elisabeth Harnik, drawing inspiration from free improv, free rock, & cross-media projects of each member.

Eisenstadt, Harris: Recent Developments Eisenstadt, Harris:
Recent Developments

(Songlines -- Canada )

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NY Composer and percussionist Harris Eisenstadt furthers his exploration into long-form composition and unusual instrumentation in his 20th release as a bandleader, with a spectacular improv ensemble including Nate Wooley, Jeb Bishop, Han Roberts, Anna Webber, &c. &c.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Simon Henocq : Nopal Foussat, Jean-Marc / Simon Henocq :
Nopal

(Fou Records -- France )

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An unusual and gripping album of electronic improvisation on guitar and synthesizer between keyboardist Jean-Marc Foussat and guitarist Simon Henocq, taking alien and abstract landscapes into intense territory over two monumental tracks.

Miller, Harry's ISIPINGO: Which Way Now Miller, Harry's ISIPINGO:
Which Way Now

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski: Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh <i>[Used Item]</i> Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski:
Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh [Used Item]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Occupying a unique area between composition & folk music, classical & jazz/improv, tension & serenity, these duos also include recordings from Klaus Filip and dieb13.

Mitchell, Matt plays Tim Berne: Forage Mitchell, Matt plays Tim Berne:
Forage

(Screwgun -- USA )

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Pianist Matt Mitchell, a member of saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil, releases a solo album of Berne compositions, taking the reedist's typically frenetic material into unexpected territory, revealing dark beauty and intensely introspective aspects to Berne's music.

Trouble Kaze (Fujii / Agnel / Tamura / Pruvost / Lasserre / Orins): June Trouble Kaze (Fujii / Agnel / Tamura / Pruvost / Lasserre / Orins):
June

(Helix Circum-Disc -- France )

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Drummer Peter Orins expands the Kaze quartet of trumpeters Natsuki Tamura and Christian Pruvost and pianist Satoko Fujii, with a second drummmer--Didier Lasserre--and a second pianist--Sophie Agnel--for a live recording of a 5-part suite of magnificently epic collective improv.

Henry Cow: Vol. 1: Beginnings Henry Cow:
Vol. 1: Beginnings

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Henry Cow: Vol. 10: Vevey 1976 [DVD] Henry Cow:
Vol. 10: Vevey 1976 [DVD]

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Henry Cow: Vol. 2: 1974-5 Henry Cow:
Vol. 2: 1974-5

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Henry Cow: Vol. 3: Hamburg Henry Cow:
Vol. 3: Hamburg

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Henry Cow: Vol. 7: Later and Post-Virgin Henry Cow:
Vol. 7: Later and Post-Virgin

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Henry Cow: Vol. 8: Bremen Henry Cow:
Vol. 8: Bremen

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Henry Cow: Vol. 9: Late Henry Cow:
Vol. 9: Late

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.

Machinda, Yoshio: Tender Blues Machinda, Yoshio:
Tender Blues

(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.

Zorn, John: The Garden Of Earthly Delights Zorn, John:
The Garden Of Earthly Delights

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer John Zorn's Simulacrum ensemble of Trevor Dunn (bass), John Medeski (keyboards), Kenny Grohowski (drums), Matt Hollenberg (guitar), and Sara Serpa (voice) in their 6th album of heavy improv, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the passing of painter Hieronymus Bosch.

Sarid, Daniel Trio: Leventuruos Sarid, Daniel Trio:
Leventuruos

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Adventurous/Leventuruos is a good description of the articulate, sophisticated, and exciting trio work that Israeli pianist Daniel Sarid, double bassist Gilad Abro, and drummer Ziv Ravitz present, in 8 dynamic pieces that balance free, rapid and lyrical jazz.

Sinton, Josh / Dominic Lash: Signal Gain Sinton, Josh / Dominic Lash:
Signal Gain

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Multi-reedist Josh Sinton and double bassist Dominic Lash spent a year researching early forms of free-form playing, inviting guests Nate Wooley, Indrid Laubrock, Kyoko Kitamura, and Alex Ward to record the results with them, heard in this outstanding set of recordings from duo to sextet.

Tononi, Tiziano And Southbound: Trouble No More... All Men Are Brothers Tononi, Tiziano And Southbound:
Trouble No More... All Men Are Brothers

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian drummer and percussionist Tiziano Tononi leads a large ensemble performing the music of American Rock Band The Allman Brothers, who Tononi cites as a major influence in his life for both their style, and for incorporating jazz, blues, southern rock and New Orleans cross-rhythms.

Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter: Felicity's Ultimatum Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter:
Felicity's Ultimatum

(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.

Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere: 02 Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere:
02

(Discus -- UK )

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An absolutely impressive album blending advanced/progressive rock forms with improvisation, starting from collective improvisation and layering in the studio to create a sophisticated psychedelic music, the second album from this ensemble that is headed by Martin Archer (reeds & keys), Chris Bywater (keys & synth), and Steve Dinsdale (drums & percussion).

Bica, Carlos & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus / Jim Black): More Than This Bica, Carlos & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus / Jim Black):
More Than This

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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With a 20 year history, double bassist Carlos Bica's trio Azul with Frank Mobus and Jim Black have developed a romantic, lyrical style that balances unusual textures and agressive playing with melodic style in wonderfully natural ways, here in their 6th alluring album.

Clarke, Zack (w/ Henry Fraser / Dre Hocevar): Random Acts of Order Clarke, Zack (w/ Henry Fraser / Dre Hocevar):
Random Acts of Order

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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NY pianist Zack Clarke initiates his album in the electronic realm, resolving to jazz trio work with Henry Fraser on double bass and drummer Dre Hocevar, in an album interspersed with electronics and free playing, an appealing blend of traditional and experimental approaches.

Sanchez, Angelica Trio (w/ Michael Formanek / Tyshawn Sorey): Float the Edge Sanchez, Angelica Trio (w/ Michael Formanek / Tyshawn Sorey):
Float the Edge

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Fiction, folklore and everyday sounds fuel the compositions of NY pianist Angelica Sanchez, with her trio of Michael Formanek on double bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums, the band explores concepts of lucid dreaming, backyard birds, novels, mythical creatures and ancient structures, in a magnificent album of inspired free improvisation.

Attias, Michael Quartet (w/ Ortiz / Hebert / Hebert): Nerve Dance Attias, Michael Quartet (w/ Ortiz / Hebert / Hebert):
Nerve Dance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York alto saxophonist Michael Attias presents his new quartet with Aruan Ortiz on piano, John Hebert on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums, in his sixth album as a leader, a lyrical album dealing with the theory of elasticity and the concept of equality in music.

Malaby, Tony / Mat Maneri / Daniel Levin: New Artifacts Malaby, Tony / Mat Maneri / Daniel Levin:
New Artifacts

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The unique orchestration of this trio, with Tony Malaby on sax, Mat Maneri on viola, and Daniel Levin on cello, givs a distinct character to the highly informed improvisations from these commanding players, who recorded this album at Three's Brewing in Brooklyn in 2015.



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