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Conference Call: Poetry In Motion Conference Call:
Poetry In Motion

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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The first studio album in 8 years from pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and bassist Joe Fonda, with Gebhard Ullman and George Schuller, performing accomplished and impressive modern improvisation.

Conly, Sean and Michael Attias: Think Shadow Conly, Sean and Michael Attias:
Think Shadow

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

Price: $10.36    

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The duo of bassist Sean Conly and Michael Attias on alto and baritone sax recording in Brooklyn's Barbes, a reflective and sophisticated dialog between two peers who use their creative powers and technique to focus on substantive improvisation.

Conly, Sean: Re:Action Conly, Sean:
Re:Action

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Double bassist Sean Conly in a New York based quartet with saxophonists Michael Attias & Tony Malaby and drum legend Pheeroan Aklaff.

Connors, Loren & Jim O'Rourke: Are You Going To Stop...In Bern? Connors, Loren & Jim O'Rourke:
Are You Going To Stop...In Bern?

(hatNOIR -- Switzerland )

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Second edition of these 1997 recordings from guitarists Lorren Connors and Jim O'Rourke, sparse western-flavored playing with an experimental side that never loses sight of melodicism.

Contact (Liebman / Abercrombie / Copland / Gress / Hart): Five On One Contact (Liebman / Abercrombie / Copland / Gress / Hart):
Five On One

(Pirouet -- Germany )

Price: $13.00    

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Five great players who have been playing jazz about four decades each come together for this album of modern jazz played with a sense of musical kinship and attitude.

  Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Continuum: Yttrium Continuum:
Yttrium

(Zorpin Music -- Great Britain )

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Chris Conway's Continuum, fusing electronic music, jazz, ambient, minimal and more in unique ways, on the first release for their Zorpin Music label.

Convergence Quartet (Bynum / Einsenstadt / Hawkins / Lash): Song / Dance Convergence Quartet (Bynum / Einsenstadt / Hawkins / Lash):
Song / Dance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, drummer Harris Eisenstadt, pianist Alexander Hawkins and bassist Dominic Lash converge for 9 pieces of avant-jazz and free music.

Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt): Owl Ja Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt):
Owl Jacket [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The 4th release from the international quartet of NY cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, Canadian drummer Harris Eisenstadt, and UK bassist Dominic Lash and pianist Alexander Hawkins, with compositions from all 4 players, including an adaptation of traditional Ghanaian & Gambian pieces.

Convergence Quartet, The: Slow and Steady Convergence Quartet, The:
Slow and Steady

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The Convergence Quartet with Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Alexander Hawkins (piano), Dominic Lash (bass) and Harris Eisenstadt (drums) performing live at the Vortex Jazz Club in November, 2011 as part of the London Jazz Festival.

Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford: White String's Attached (1979) Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford:
White String's Attached (1979)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.20    

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These 1979 duo concert performances from violinist Nigel Coomes and pianist Steve Beresford were generally considered at the time to be the most significant advance in violin & piano music for around 200 years.

Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer: Angels On The Edge Of Time Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer:
Angels On The Edge Of Time

(Angelica -- Italy )

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A superb concert recorded in 1992 at the Angelica Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna from a quartet of Rock in Opposition luminaries Lindsay Cooper & Fred Frith (Henry Cow), Lars Hollmer (Samla Mamas), and free improvising saxophonist Gianni Gebbia.

Cooper-Moore / Assif Tsahar: America Cooper-Moore / Assif Tsahar:
America

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Half protest statement and half call for renewal, America offers a wonderful combination of the familiar and the unexpected in improvised and heartland music.

Cooper-Moore / Assif Tsahar: Tells Untold Cooper-Moore / Assif Tsahar:
Tells Untold

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Cooper-Moore and Assif Tsahar's follow up to "America" is this gutsy and rhythmically compelling release of incredible creative intensity and drive.

Cooper-Moore: Out Takes 1978 Cooper-Moore:
Out Takes 1978

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Downtown NY multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore leading a varied set of pieces in duo to quartet settings including David S. Ware, Mark Gould, Kenwood Dennard and Abigal Goldman.

Copernicus: Immediate Eternity <i>[Used Item]</i> Copernicus:
Immediate Eternity [Used Item]

(nevermore -- USA )

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Copland, Marc / David Liebman Duo: Impressions Copland, Marc / David Liebman Duo:
Impressions

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The subtle duo of pianist Marc Copland and saxophonist Dave Liebman in a set of great jazz compositions from luminaries including Jimmy Giuffre, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Lester Young, plus original work.

Copland, Marc Trio: Haunted Heart Copland, Marc Trio:
Haunted Heart

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Reissue of pianist Copland in a trio with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Jochen Rueckert performing ballads including pieces by Coltrane, Waldron, Porter and Sting.

Copland, Marc: Time Within Time Copland, Marc:
Time Within Time

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Cor Fuhler : Stengam Cor Fuhler :
Stengam

(Potlatch -- France )

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On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment

Corbett, John with Fred Lonberg-Holm and Torsten Muller: Twofer Corbett, John with Fred Lonberg-Holm and Torsten Muller:
Twofer

(Penumbra -- USA )

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Duet improvisations of acoustic guitarist John Corbett with two separate collaborators: cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and bassist Torsten Muller, subtle and substantial interaction.

Cordier, Eric / Seijiro Murayama: Nuit Cordier, Eric / Seijiro Murayama:
Nuit

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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On the surface an album of organized field recordings, which Eric Cordier recorded in both France and Japan, from outdoor sounds (frogs/birds) to indoor environments, over which Murayama added percussion and vocal utterances, synthesizing unusual and engaging environments.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $13.00    

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Norway's The Core quintet, great modern jazz in an updated look at 60's styles in the mode of Herbie Hancock, Dextor Gordon or Miles, the evolution of "the cool" in five superb compositions.

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Correction: Two Nights in April Correction:
Two Nights in April

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Two live dates from Crescendo and Glenn Miller Cafe in Sweden from the trio of Sebastian Bergstrom on piano, Joachim Nyberg on bass, and Emil Astrand-Melin on drums.

Cortet, The (Fuhler / Lehn / Davies / Butcher): HHHH Cortet, The (Fuhler / Lehn / Davies / Butcher):
HHHH

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Pianist Cor Fuhler brings together Thomas Lehn (synth), Rhodri Davies (harp) and John Butcher (sax) for an unconventional quartet of improvisers who explore sonic textures with electronic influences.

Cortex: Live! [VINYL 2 LPs] Cortex:
Live! [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $35.95    

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Four Norwegian jazz musicians--Thomas Johansson (cornet), Kristoffer Alberts (reeds), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums)--representatives of a new generation of Scandinavian jazzmen playing creative music with the tools and forms of the older generation.

Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins): The Letter Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins):
The Letter

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

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Cosa Brava is an experimental rock and improvisation quartet formed in March 2008 by multi-instrumentalist and composer Fred Frith, with members Carla Kihlstedt, Zeena Parkins, Shahzad Ismaily, William Winant, &c.

Cosmos: Tears Cosmos:
Tears

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Cosottini, Miro / Miano, Tonino: The Inner Life Of Residue Cosottini, Miro / Miano, Tonino:
The Inner Life Of Residue

(IRCdiscs / Impressus -- USA )

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The duo of NY-based pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Mirio Cosottini in a "voyage within where the musicians try to abandon preconceived notions of sound and let the past and the present collide to give us clues as to who we are".

Cosottini, Miro / Tonino Miano: The Curvature of Pace Cosottini, Miro / Tonino Miano:
The Curvature of Pace

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The first release on the pianist and composer Tonino Miano's new Impressus label is a like-minded, far-ranging and imaginative duo with trumper Mirio Costonnin.

Cote, Michel F. (w/ Derome / Guilbeault / Tetreault): Bruire: Chants Rupestres Cote, Michel F. (w/ Derome / Guilbeault / Tetreault):
Bruire: Chants Rupestres

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Jean Derome (sax, vocals), Normand Guilbeault (double bass), Michel F. Cote (drums, vocals) and Martin Tetreault (turntables) in a release that is ageless and archaic.

Cote, Michel F.: (juste) Claudette Cote, Michel F.:
(juste) Claudette

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Unusual electronic improv that moves from light to dark with great grooves and unusual turns, from the core of Klaxon Gueule with Jesse Levine on organ.

Cotinaud, Francois Klangfarben Ensemble : Monologue de Schoenberg [CD + DVD] Cotinaud, Francois Klangfarben Ensemble :
Monologue de Schoenberg [CD + DVD]

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $19.50    

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Poet Francois Cotinaud presents a tribute to Arnold Schoenberg and John Cage through the acting of Francoise Purnode and nine musicians involved in soundpainting, with a CD and a DVD of the preformance plus interviews & insight into the work.

Coursil, Jacques with Alan Silva: FreeJazzArt Coursil, Jacques with Alan Silva:
FreeJazzArt

(RogueArt -- France )

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Trumpeter Jacques Coursil's in duo with double bassist Alan Silva, frequently using the bow, recorded over two days at La Muse en Circuit, Alfortville, France; intimate and lyrical dialog from two old friends in 3 sessions for the late trumpeter Bill Dixon.

Courtis / Genovart / Kurzmann / Reche: Palmar Zahler Courtis / Genovart / Kurzmann / Reche:
Palmar Zahler

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $13.95    

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A quartet of electronic and acoustic improvisers in six spacious and graceful soundscapes, beautifully drifting works of hallucinatory tones.

Courvoisier, Sylvie - Mark Feldman Duo: Live At Theatre Vidy-Lausanne Courvoisier, Sylvie - Mark Feldman Duo:
Live At Theatre Vidy-Lausanne

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

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The long-standing duo of violinist Mark Feldman and pianist Sylvie Courvoisier in 7 compositions dedicated to the memory of Cuban baseball legend Rene Gonzalez, performing live at the Theatre Vidy-Lausanne.

Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman: To Fly To Steal Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman:
To Fly To Steal

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and violinist Mark Feldman in a quartet with Gerry Hemingway and Thomas Morgan, brilliant and graceful music blurring the lines between composition and improvisation.

Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio: Abaton [DVD] Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio:
Abaton [DVD]

(La Huite -- France )

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Sylvie Courvoisier, the Swiss pianist-composer and Mark Feldman, New York violinist, have joined German cellist Anja Lechner to play "Abaton" in concert, released in 2004 by ECM.

Coxhill / Hayward / Hopper / Robinson: Clear Frame Coxhill / Hayward / Hopper / Robinson:
Clear Frame

(Continuity... Records -- Great Britain )

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Eight strong pieces of rock-inflected improvisation from the powerhouse quartet of Hayward, Hopper, Cohill and Robinson, with guest Robert Wyatt on cornet!

Coxhill / Ward: Old Sights New Sounds Coxhill / Ward:
Old Sights New Sounds

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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London veteran improvisers, saxophonist Lol Coxhill and clarinetist Alex Ward, met at the Incus HQ in 2010 to record these 7 extraordinary dialogs, described as a 1 Act work in 2 scenes with 6 characters!

Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda: Sitting On Your Stairs Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda:
Sitting On Your Stairs

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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An improvised concert at Les Instantes Chavires near Paris in 2011, the last outing of the duo of saxophonist Lol Coxhill and trumpter Michel Doneda, two fine improvisers at the top of their respective abilities.

Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner: Success With Your Dog Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner:
Success With Your Dog

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The duo of Lol Coxhill on soprano saxophone and Roger Turner on drums & percussion, performing at Brest & London in 2003 and 2010; unusual conversation from two long-standing improvising colleagues.

Coxhill, Lol / Mueller, Torsten / Rutherford, Paul: Milwaukee Coxhill, Lol / Mueller, Torsten / Rutherford, Paul:
Milwaukee

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.56    

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Coxhill, Lol: Coxhill On Ogun Coxhill, Lol:
Coxhill On Ogun

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost: Cinema Coxon, John / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost:
Cinema

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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Two masters of London's free improvising scene - saxophonist Evan Parker and percussionist Eddie Prevost - in a trio with young lion John Coxon on electric guitar and prepared piano, in an impressive and dynamic journey of technique and tone.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Crispell, Marilyn / Gerry Hemingway: Affinities Crispell, Marilyn / Gerry Hemingway:
Affinities

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Braxton Quartet alumni pianist Marilyn Crispell and drummer Gerry Hemingway in an album bringing the duo back together to express the evolution of their respective music, and the affinity of their work.

Crocker, Jay / Dadge, Chris: Humming & Crackling <i>[Used Item]</i> Crocker, Jay / Dadge, Chris:
Humming & Crackling [Used Item]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $6.95    

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Crocker, Jay / Dadge, Chris: Humming & Crackling Crocker, Jay / Dadge, Chris:
Humming & Crackling

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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Crocker, Jay: Joachim on Eggshells Crocker, Jay:
Joachim on Eggshells

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Jay Crockers follows the allure of salvage from six years of recordings, taking sketches and mini-improvs and organizing them into a large and unusual sonic journey.

Crothers, Connie / David Arner: Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set] Crothers, Connie / David Arner:
Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A 4-CD box set of 9 "Spontaneous Sweets", elaborate, magnificent and melodic piano improvisations, recorded by Connie Crothers & David Arner performing in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, NY.

Crump, Stephan / James Carney: Echo Run Pry Crump, Stephan / James Carney:
Echo Run Pry

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist Stephan Crump (Vijay Iyer Trio) and pianist James Carney performing together in fluid duos that assimilate many musical languages and approaches.

Curado, Paulo  - O Lugar da Desordem: The Bird, the Breeze, and Mr Filiano Curado, Paulo - O Lugar da Desordem:
The Bird, the Breeze, and Mr Filiano

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Alto saxophonist and flutist Paulo Curado with New York bassist Ken Filiano and Bruno Pedroso on drums, a nuanced work from a lyrical and free power jazz trio.

Curtis Clark Trio: Taagi Curtis Clark Trio:
Taagi

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Taagi - which takes its title from the Apache word for "three" - is Dutch based pianist Clark's first trio recording with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer Stefan Gonzalez.

Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred: 2 Gentlemen in Verona Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred:
2 Gentlemen in Verona

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred: Live Vol. 2 in Trondheim, Berlin & Limoges Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred:
Live Vol. 2 in Trondheim, Berlin & Limoges

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Cutler, Chris and Dimuzio, Thomas: Dust Cutler, Chris and Dimuzio, Thomas:
Dust

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Cutler, Chris and Frith, Fred: Live in Moscow, Prague & Washington Cutler, Chris and Frith, Fred:
Live in Moscow, Prague & Washington

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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