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Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL] Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

Miller, Harry: Different Times, Different Places Volume Two Miller, Harry:
Different Times, Different Places Volume Two

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Compiling un-released material from late British bassist Harry Miller's recordings from 1977, 78 & 82, in bands with drummer Louis Moholo, guitarist Bernie Holland, pianist Keith Tippett, saxophonists Trevor Watts & Alan Wakeman, trombonist Alan Tomlinson, and trumpeter Dave Holdsworth; effusive joyful lyrical jazz infused with African rhythms.

Apuh!: Ett [VINYL] Apuh!:
Ett [VINYL]

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )

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Debut LP of the young Gothenburg, Sweden trio of saxophonist Adrian Asling Sellius, drummer Hampus Ohman-Frolund, and double bass player Matt Dimming, drawing on elements of pop and rock, klezmer, cinematic soundscapes, experimental noise, and free jazz.

Hemphill, Julius: Raw Materials and Residuals [VINYL + CD] Hemphill, Julius:
Raw Materials and Residuals [VINYL + CD]

(Black Saint -- Italy )

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An essential 70s Black Saint album from New York saxophonist Julius Hemphill in a trio with Abdul Wadud on cello and Don Moye on percussion, merging blues, free jazz, free bop and inspired approaches to improvisation, reissued on vinyl LP with a CD copy included.

Fujii, Satoko : Invisible Hand [2 CDs] Fujii, Satoko :
Invisible Hand [2 CDs]

(Cortez Sound -- Japan )

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After bringing her band Kaze to the Cortez club in Mito, Japan, the owner asked pianist Satoko Fujii back to perform a solo show, captured here across two CDs showing her extensive technical skills and passionate approach to playing, in a mix of new work and new takes on previously recorded compositions.

Abrams, Joshua Natural Information Society: Simultonality [VINYL] Abrams, Joshua Natural Information Society:
Simultonality [VINYL]

(Eremite -- USA )

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Chicago bassist and multi-instrumentalist Joshua Abrams follows up his incredible "Simultonality" album with this faster-paced album recorded with his Natural Information Society, joining traditional musics, American minimalism & jazz with the gnawa ceremonial instrument the guimbri.

Konstrukt & Alexander Hawkins: Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL 2 LPs] Konstrukt & Alexander Hawkins:
Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Holidays Records -- Italy )

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The Turkish free improvising quartet Konstrukt of Korhan Futaci (sax and woodwinds), Berke Can Ozcan (drums), Barlas Tan Ozemek (electric bass) and Umut Caglar (electric guitar and etc.) met British pianist Alexander Hawkins at London's Cafe OTO in 2015 to record this captivating and unpredictable set of electric free improv.

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE: Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko) Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE:
Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianist Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo + the band Kaze, bringing guests trumpeter Cristian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins alongside trumpeter Natsuki Tamura into a spectacular big band of great power but also subtle meditation, in four works that include a tribute to the late guitarist and Fujii collaborator Kelly Churko.

Thing, The: Garage [VINYL] Thing, The:
Garage [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Norway )

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Heavy free jazz in the 3rd release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, covering an eclectic set of punk and free jazz titles including covers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Sonics, White Stripes, Norman Howard and Brotzmann; thick and sick free improvisation.

Angeli, Paolo: Tibi  (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video) <i>[Used Item]</i> Angeli, Paolo:
Tibi (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video) [Used Item]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The DVD movie and CD soundtrack of 10 years of Nanni Angeli's photo documentation of the strange story of Paolo Angelis exotic, extended giant Sardinian guitar.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder):
Happy Jazz

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.

Marsella, Brian: Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31 Marsella, Brian:
Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Brian Marsella, pianist from Banquet of the Spirits, Zion80 and The Flail, in a trio album taking on John Zorn's Masada compositions, The Book of Angels, with the actual Masada rhythm section of Trevor Dunn on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums, in 16 lyrical and effusive pieces focused through the eyes of piano masters from Satie to Pullen.

Sun Ra: Discipline 27-II [VINYL] Sun Ra:
Discipline 27-II [VINYL]

(STRUT / Artyard -- USA )

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The 2nd volume in Sun Ra's "Discipline" series was recorded during the same sessions as 1972's Impulse release "Space Is the Place", with Sun Ra on electronic keyboards and Moog, and a large band including Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Danny Davis, Akh Tal Ebah, June Tyson, &c.

Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons Thollem / Mazurek:
Blind Curves and Box Canyons

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Recorded at an exhibition of visual works by Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek in Texas, this was the first meeting with pianist Thollem McDonas, in an ardent session of explorative improvisation using electric and analog piano, sythn, samplers, cornet, voice, bells and effects; inquisitive and cathartic music of great drive.

Apuh!: Freedom Of Peach Apuh!:
Freedom Of Peach

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )

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"Once again APUH! returns with a brand new album, freshly squeezed from the bottom of their hearts. After releasing one vinyl and one cassette, the trio is now trying out the latest thing: the CD-ROM. Their new album "Freedom of Peach" ...

Kahn, Jason: Monads [VINYL] Kahn, Jason:
Monads [VINYL]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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"In the field of philosophy monads are often referred to as the elementary particles which combine to create a substance. In the context of this double LP, the title refers to the constituent facets of my musical activity: namely, percu...

Kahn, Jason: Songline [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Songline [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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"An extended voice/ radical vocality album, Songline was recorded during one evening in the rooms of a former Swisscom telephone relay station in ZŸrich. I decided to use the main room, which was entirely empty. Its linoleum floors, bar...

Wolfarth, Christian: Spuren [VINYL] Wolfarth, Christian:
Spuren [VINYL]

(Hiddenbell Records -- Switzerland )

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"Christian Wolfarth's work clearly thrives on tactility and manipulation. In he also applied some techniques to concoct and subsequently remodel the acoustic substance on offer. On the one hand, his instrumental expertness is in evidenc...

Wooley, Nate: The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set] Wooley, Nate:
The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set]

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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Composer, improviser, and trumpet player Nate Wooley continues to cement his place as an American iconoclast by releasing the complete recordings of his revolutionary solo [Syllables] compositions as a deluxe 4 CD set consisting of two reissues of out-of-print early works: 8 [Syllables] (2013) and 9 [Syllables] (2014) as well as the premiere recording of his 150 minute epic For Kenneth Gaburo.

Departement d'Education Psychique: Untitled [VINYL] Departement d'Education Psychique:
Untitled [VINYL]

(Fou Records -- France )

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The trio of Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice, abd Dynamo Dreesen & SVN on electronics, crossing artists more associated with electronica than free improvisation, here in their second release recorded live at Ohm in Berlin, Germany and at "Neues Deutchland" in 2016.

Kaiser, Henry, Noyes, Charles K., & Park, Sang-Won: Invite The Spirit 20Th Anniversary Edition Kaiser, Henry, Noyes, Charles K., & Park, Sang-Won:
Invite The Spirit 20Th Anniversary Edition

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Hubsch, Carl Ludwig: Rowetor 04 | Rowetor 03 Hubsch, Carl Ludwig:
Rowetor 04 | Rowetor 03

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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"ROWETOR is a musical concept inspired by the guitar player Keith Rowe. The aim of the piece is to explore one static sound in the ensemble, to maintain it and in the same time interact with utmost care and openness for any necessary cha...

Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini: Chants et danses  ...with strings (Vol. III) Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini:
Chants et danses ...with strings (Vol. III)

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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Musicworks: #127 Spring 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#127 Spring 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Ayler, Albert: Prophecy [VINYL] Ayler, Albert:
Prophecy [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

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Albert Ayler's first ESP album from 1975 in a trio with bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Sunny Murray, a live album captured at the Cellar Cafe, in New York City, New York, on June 14th, 1964, showing Ayler future-facing free playing in now classic compositions including "Spirits", "Prophecy", and two variations of "Ghosts".

Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato): Debris d'orgueil Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato):
Debris d'orgueil

(Fou Records -- France )

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"The Magi hate our thoughts in a fierce tone. They like to remain focused on an object of meditation. These objects are the most intimate, the thickest, the most magical in the world. The first, not the principal, are twelve, namely; The pr...

Bauer, Konrad Trio : Three Wheels - Four Directions Bauer, Konrad Trio :
Three Wheels - Four Directions

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Recorded (and released) one year after Konrad Bauer's Disques Victo debut Toronto Tone, a solo-trombone-with-electronics affair, Three Wheels: Four Directions features his favorite trio at the time. Bauer, bassist Peter Kowald, and dru...

Bauer, Konrad: Toronto Tone Bauer, Konrad:
Toronto Tone

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Braxton, Anthony: Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988 Braxton, Anthony:
Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"This is the third documentation of Anthony Braxton's Diamond Curtain Wall Trio to be released, the third lineup to be featured, and the first presented in single-disc format. The first performance released was part of the Phonomanie fo...

Breschand, Helene  / Jean-Franois Pauvros: Sombre Breschand, Helene / Jean-Franois Pauvros:
Sombre

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Sombre is an unlikely pairing yielding unexpected results. The classically trained harpist Helene Breschand meets the maverick avant rock guitarist Jean-Francois Pauvros. She plays an electro-acoustic harp, which -- unlike Zeena Parkin...

Burn, Chris: Music For Three Rivers Burn, Chris:
Music For Three Rivers

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Music for Three Rivers presents four improvisations (totaling 45 minutes) from British pianist Chris Burn's performance at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in May 1996, as well as five studio recordings f...

Burrell, Dave / David Murray: In Concert Burrell, Dave / David Murray:
In Concert

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"This set by longtime collaborators Dave Burrell and David Murray (playing exclusively tenor sax here) was recorded at the Victoriaville Festival in Quebec in 1991. The live sound is good, the performances exceptional (even by their sta...

CCMC: Accomplices CCMC:
Accomplices

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Charles, Xavier / Diane Labrosse / Kristoff K. Roll / Martin Tetreault  : Tout le monde en place pou Charles, Xavier / Diane Labrosse / Kristoff K. Roll / Martin Tetreault :
Tout le monde en place pour un set americain

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Cram, Paul Orchestra  : Campin Out Cram, Paul Orchestra :
Campin Out

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Even though Canadian saxophonist Paul Cram has led his orchestra for years, first in Toronto and then Halifax, Campin Out is the first recording by this ensemble since the 1987 LP Beyond Benghazi. One cannot accuse Cram of being too pr...

Crispell, Marilynn: Labyrinths Crispell, Marilynn:
Labyrinths

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Taken from a 1987 solo date at Quebec's venerable Festival Musique Actuelle, Labyrinths finds avant garde jazz pianist Marilyn Crispell balancing Cecil Taylor's cataclysmic and staunchly free piano style with her own melodic and spacio...

Dean, J.A.: Nomad Dean, J.A.:
Nomad

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Derome, Jean / Louis Sclavis Quartet: Un Moment De Bonheur Derome, Jean / Louis Sclavis Quartet:
Un Moment De Bonheur

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"The album title, Moment de Bonheur, is rather trite, but the concert was marvelous and the recording preserves all of its intensity and charm. This was a first meeting between Jean Derome (flutes, alto sax) and Louis Sclavis (clarinets...

Dick, Robert / John Wolf Brennan / Daniele Patumi : Aurealis Dick, Robert / John Wolf Brennan / Daniele Patumi :
Aurealis

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"This trio allies the spirited lightness of the Italian scene with the pastoral feel of the Swiss. Italian bassist Daniele Patumi and Swiss pianist John Wolf Brennan already played together in Pago Libre, an ensemble sharing a lot of af...

Doneda, Michel / Benat Achiary / Kazue Sawai : Temps Couche Doneda, Michel / Benat Achiary / Kazue Sawai :
Temps Couche

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Three traditions, three musics? Hardly. This trio of improvisers -- Michel Doneda, soprano saxophone; Benat Achary, vocals, percussion; Kazue Sawai, koto -- forgoes all pretenses of speaking a universal language or separate ones, but i...

Doppelmoppel : Aventure Quebecoise Doppelmoppel :
Aventure Quebecoise

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Duchesne, Andre: L' Ou 'L Duchesne, Andre:
L' Ou 'L

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Ellis, Lisle  : Elevations Ellis, Lisle :
Elevations

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Far East Side Band, the: Urban Archeology Far East Side Band, the:
Urban Archeology

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Even for the avant-garde fan acquainted with the Far East Side Band's first CD, Caverns, Urban Archaeology cannot fail to surprise. The group's blend of Oriental and Occidental instruments and music forms provides quite a change of sce...

Gayle, Charles: Unto I Am Gayle, Charles:
Unto I Am

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"The first completely solo Charles Gayle recording was recorded during a break in the Victoriaville Festival in 1994. Gayle went into a Montreal studio and played tenor on three tracks and bass clarinet on one, and preached while acc...

Gebbia, Gianni / Terra Arsa: Il Libro Degli Eroi Gebbia, Gianni / Terra Arsa:
Il Libro Degli Eroi

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"When Gianni Gebbia performed with his trio Terra Arsa at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in May 1997, he was already well-established in the Italian new jazz scene. His style draws from Coltranian jazz, ...

Goebbels, Heiner / Alfred 23 Harth: Live at Victoriaville Goebbels, Heiner / Alfred 23 Harth:
Live at Victoriaville

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Goldberg, Ben: Eight Phrases For Jefferson Rubin Goldberg, Ben:
Eight Phrases For Jefferson Rubin

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Hard Rubber Orchestra (feat Marilyn Lerner / Peggy Lee): Rub Harder Hard Rubber Orchestra (feat Marilyn Lerner / Peggy Lee):
Rub Harder

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Hard Rubber Orchestra: Cruel Yet Fair Hard Rubber Orchestra:
Cruel Yet Fair

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Homler, Anna / Geert Waegeman / Pavel Fajt / Koen Van Roy : Corne De Vache Homler, Anna / Geert Waegeman / Pavel Fajt / Koen Van Roy :
Corne De Vache

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kaiser, Henry / Jim O'Rourke: Tomorrow Knows Where You Live Kaiser, Henry / Jim O'Rourke:
Tomorrow Knows Where You Live

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kaiser, Henry / Mari Kimura / Jim O'Rourke / John Oswald : Acoustics Kaiser, Henry / Mari Kimura / Jim O'Rourke / John Oswald :
Acoustics

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kimura, Mari / Roberto Morales Manzanares : Leyendas Kimura, Mari / Roberto Morales Manzanares :
Leyendas

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Prior to the release of this CD, Mexican flutist/pianist Roberto Morales Manzanares was virtually unknown in North America. He met Japan-born violinist Mari Kimura when she played at Callejon del Ruido, a new music festival Manzanares ...

Kovac, Boris: Anamnesis: Ecumenical Mysteries Kovac, Boris:
Anamnesis: Ecumenical Mysteries

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Anamnesis: Ecumenical Mysteries was Yugoslavian saxophonist/composer Boris Kovac's first release out of Europe (on the Canadian label Disques Victo). It was also his first work recorded in Yugoslavia following the war that forced him t...

Kovac, Boris: East Off Europe - Closing the Circle Kovac, Boris:
East Off Europe - Closing the Circle

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Leimgruber, Urs / Demierre, Jacques / Phillips, Barre: Wing Vane Leimgruber, Urs / Demierre, Jacques / Phillips, Barre:
Wing Vane

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Lussier, Rene & Now Orchestra: Le Tour Du Bloc Lussier, Rene & Now Orchestra:
Le Tour Du Bloc

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Masaoka Orchestra: What Is the Difference Between Stripping and Playing the Violin? Masaoka Orchestra:
What Is the Difference Between Stripping and Playing the Violin?

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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