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Improvised Music


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CACAW: Stellar Power CACAW:
Stellar Power

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

CHANGES TO blind + Blue Sausage Infant CHANGES TO blind + Blue Sausage Infant:

(Intangible Arts -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Blue Sausage Infant and CHANGES TO blind met in 1992 for these improvised studio recordings, and to perform CTb's sonic tour of a house live at Troy, NY's Last Exit.

Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad): Blood Samples Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad):
Blood Samples

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Frode Gjerstad leads a trio with Roger Turn on drums and Borre Molstad on tuba, performing live at Cafe MIR in Oslo as part of the Blow Out Festival in 2013, in a single extended improvisation of energetic playing underpinned by the atypical tuba and drums rhythm section.

Cactus Truck with Jeb Bishop and Roy Campbell: Live in USA Cactus Truck with Jeb Bishop and Roy Campbell:
Live in USA

(Eh? / Tractata Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Three concerts from the Dutch free improvising power trio Cactus Truck's 2012 40-date tour of the USA, performing live at Squidco (!) with Jeb Bishop, Astro Black Records, and at JACK with Roy Campbell.

Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume): Caetitu Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume):
Caetitu

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from LOFT in Cologne, 2007 of this quartet of collective improvisers including Brazilian saxophonist Yedo Gibson and pianist Veryan Weston.

Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...): Cartridge Music Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...):
Cartridge Music

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00    

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Cartridge Music was composed in 1960 and is one of Cage's earliest attempts to produce live electronic music, here realized at a live performance at the Audiograft Festival in Oxford in February 2012.

Caine, Adam: Thousandfold Caine, Adam:
Thousandfold

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Guitarist Adam Caine's trio with bassist Tom Blancarte and drummer John Wagner in studio recordings of eight original Caine compositions, great driven modern jazz.

Caine, Uri: Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6 Caine, Uri:
Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Campbell Pyramid, Roy: Communion Campbell Pyramid, Roy:
Communion

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $18.45    

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Candlesnuffer & Lukas Simonis: Nature Stands Aside Candlesnuffer & Lukas Simonis:
Nature Stands Aside

(Z6 Records -- Netherlands )

Price: $9.00    

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Australian improvising guitarist Candlesnuffer (David Brown) and Dutch guitarist Lukas Simonis in an album inspired by photographer Rosamund Purchell's book: "Special Cases: Natural Anomalies and Historical Monsters".

Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo: Rebel Flames Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Rebel Flames

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.56    

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The South-African inspired Italian improvising group Canto General (named as a reference to poet Pablo Neruda) led by trumpeter Pino Manafra and saxophonist Roberto Ottaviano invite drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo for an album of compositions from Harry Miller, Keith Tippett, Mongezi Feza, &c.

Capece / Patterson: empty matter Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher: Choices Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher:
Choices

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The first meeting on disc of two of the finest and most innovative electroacoustic instrumentalists in Germany, performing on reeds, trumpets, radio, speakers, and preparations.

Capece, Lucio: Zero Plus Zero Capece, Lucio:
Zero Plus Zero

(Potlatch -- France )

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With soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, Sruti box, electronics, preparations and applied objects, Lucio Cape releases this suite consisting of six structured pieces exploring the possibilities of those reed instruments.

Cappelli, Marco Acoustic Trio: Les Nuages En France Cappelli, Marco Acoustic Trio:
Les Nuages En France

(Mode -- USA )

Price: $10.17    

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One of Europe's best and brightest new music classical guitarists/composers joins forces with NY's avant jazz/improv players: bassist Ken Filiano and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi.

Cappozzo / Perraud: Suspension Cappozzo / Perraud:
Suspension

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Drummer Cappozzo and trumpeter Perraud met at Tours "La Chapelle at St. Anne" in 2009 to record this strong album of extended improvisation merging conventional and extended techniques.

Cappozzo, Jean-Luc & Geraldine Keller: Air Prints Cappozzo, Jean-Luc & Geraldine Keller:
Air Prints

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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The duo of Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet, horns and objects, and Geraldine Keller on voice flute & objects in an album of tones and tongues, an unusual set of adventurous free improvisation.

Cardew, Cornelius: Material Cardew, Cornelius:
Material

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Carlsson, Erik: The Bird And The Giant Carlsson, Erik:
The Bird And The Giant

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Swedish percussionist Erik Carlsson in a solo work using multi-tracking to create a set of composition ranging from ominous environments to quirky abstractions, an excellent collection of modern percussion pieces.

Carrier / Lambert / Lapin: All Out Carrier / Lambert / Lapin:
All Out

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A joyfully engaged example of this sax/drum/piano trio's Melodic Improv Music performing live in St. Petersburg Russia, part of an intense and inspired tour of Russia in 2010.

Carrier / Lambert / Thompson / Metcalfe / Viltard: Shores and Ditches Carrier / Lambert / Thompson / Metcalfe / Viltard:
Shores and Ditches

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier's 3rd FMR release, with long-time companion Michel Lambert (drums) plus flautist Neil Metcalfe, guitarist Daniel Thompson and bassist Guilaume Viltard, recording in the beautiful acoustics of St leonards Church, London.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin: The Russian Concerts Volume 1 Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin:
The Russian Concerts Volume 1

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The first of two volumes documenting Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier and the trio of Michel Lambert on drums and Alexy Lapin on piano in their 2010 tour of Russia, here performing at DOM Cultural Center and Nikitskaya Jewish Cultural Center.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin: The Russian Concerts Volume 2 Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin:
The Russian Concerts Volume 2

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The second of two volumes documenting Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier and the trio of Michel Lambert (drums) and Alexy Lapin (piano) in their 2010 tour of Russia, performing at Nikitskaya Jewish Cultural Center, ESG-21, and JFC Jazz Club.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert: iO Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert:
iO

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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After their "Live in Russia" volumes, eloquent French Canadian saxophonist and creative drummer Michel Lambert present 9 new improvisations recorded at Resonance studios in their home town of Montreal, a tremendous dialog between these two free yet lyrical players.

Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert: OUTgoing Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert:
OUTgoing

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The inimitable trio of saxophonist Francois Carrier (also on Chinese oboe), drummer Michel Lambert and bassist John Edwards, joined by pianist Steve Beresford for a European tour, here recorded at London's Vortex Club for a powerful and diverse album of creative free improv.

Carrier, Francois Trio + Bobo Stenson: Entrance 3 Carrier, Francois Trio + Bobo Stenson:
Entrance 3

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Canadian saxophonist Francois Carrier in a trio with bassist Pierre Cote and drummer Michel Lambert, plus pianist Bobo Stenson performing live at the 2002 Vancouver Jazz Festival.

Carsick: Carsick Carsick:
Carsick

(Drip Audio -- Anaphoria Island )

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Carsick (JP Carter and Dave Sikula of Inhabitants) in a set of quirky and beautiful improvisations that mix melodic jazz nuance with unusual sonic environments.

Carter String Trio, Kent: Intersections Carter String Trio, Kent:
Intersections

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Kent Carter (double bass) leads a string trio comprised of Albert Maurer (violin) and Katrin Mickiewicz (viola) in an enchanting set of recordings made in Koln, Sers, and Bonn during 2004.

Carter String Trio, Kent: The Willisau Suites Carter String Trio, Kent:
The Willisau Suites

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Kent Carter (double bass) leads Carl Zingaro (violin) and Francois Dreno (viola) in a string trio with touches of classical chamber, jazz, and European folk music. Albrecht Maurer (violin) and Emmanuelle Roch (viola) later join Carter in two pieces.

Carter, John / Bobby Bradford: Tandem (remastered) (1979/82) [2 CDs] Carter, John / Bobby Bradford:
Tandem (remastered) (1979/82) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Both volumes of trumpeter Bobby Bradford and clarinetist John Carter's remarkable concerts from 1979 in Los Angeles and 1982 in Worcester, MA, dramatically improved audio quality from their original issue.

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs] Carter, John Trio:
Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Between 1973 and '76 Sunday afternoons at Rudolph's Fine Art Center hosted the superb John Carter Trio with son Stanley Carter on bass and Chris Carter on cymbals; these live recordings were originally released in a limited LP in 1977, now reissued with a rare '77 radio broadcast.

Carter, Kent / Gianni Lenoci / Bill Elgart: Plaything [VINYL] Carter, Kent / Gianni Lenoci / Bill Elgart:
Plaything [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The trio of pianist Gianni Lenoci, bassist Kent Carter, and drummer Bill Elgart recording in France, 2012 in an album that balances free improvisation with melodic impulse, giving the impression of calm while yielding intricate interactions on close listening.

Cartier, Pierre: Chansons de la Belle Esperance Cartier, Pierre:
Chansons de la Belle Esperance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Inspired by jazz standards, bassist and composer Pierre Cartier combines the voice of Quebec's poets with new jazz to tackle the theme of love.

Carvalhais, Hugo (Pifarely / Pinto / Cymerman / Pifarely): Grand Valis Carvalhais, Hugo (Pifarely / Pinto / Cymerman / Pifarely):
Grand Valis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist and composer Hugo Carvalhais in an album hinting at chamber jazz with Dominique Pifarely's extraordinary violin work, but taking the music into unusual territory with his own keyboards, electronics, and by Jeremiah Cymerman's electronic manipulations.

Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne: Nebulosa Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne:
Nebulosa

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Alto saxophonist Tim Berne joined the trio of bassist & composer Hugo Carvalhais, pianist Gabriel Pinto, & drummer Mario Costa for this debut of their informed and dynamic modern jazz project.

Carvalhais, Hugo: Particula Carvalhais, Hugo:
Particula

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Following his successful "Nebulosa" debut CD, Portuguese bassist Hugo Carvalhais augments his trio of Gabriel Pinto (keys) and Mario Costa (drums) with French soprano saxophonist Emile Parisien and violinist Dominique Pifarely.

Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon : Music From ColourDome Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon :
Music From ColourDome

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Cassiber: The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book] Cassiber:
The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $78.00    

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A 6 CD/DVD box set of the 1980s UK/Euro improvising rock band Cassiber, an amazing band merging experimental rock, fringe jazz, punk, pop, plunderphonics, improvisation, & musique concrete with an energetic and complex form of studio composition - superb!

Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13: Scuba Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13:
Scuba

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A large improvised work from the quartet of Angelica Castello (amplified subcontrabass, paetzold recorder and electronic devices, Billy Roisz (electronics), Burkhard Stangl (electric guitar) and Dieb13 (turntables & klopfer) performing live at Alte Schmiede Wien, Austria in 2013.

Catchpole / Edwards / Prevost: Beyond the Barrier Catchpole / Edwards / Prevost:
Beyond the Barrier

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Superb free improvisation from the UK trio of Nathaniel Catchpole on tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass, and Eddie Prevost on drums and bowed tam-tam, three generations of improvisers pushing the envelope of spontaneous composition in accomplished and playful dialog.

Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing: Two Bands and a Legend Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing:
Two Bands and a Legend

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95    

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Cavallanti, Daniele & Tiziano Tononi's: Rings of Fire Cavallanti, Daniele & Tiziano Tononi's:
Rings of Fire

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian saxophonist and composer Daniele Cavallanti and drummer/percussionist Tiziano Tononi produced these two enterprising suites played here by a powerful octet that includes Jenny Scheinman.

Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault: La Scala Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault:
La Scala

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $12.00    

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The French quartet of Theo Ceccaldi (violin), Roberto Negro (piano), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello), and Adrien Chennebault (drums), mixing an unlikely set of improvised and composed styles for music that is indescribably absorbing, adventurous, sophisticated, and inspired.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre: Can You Smile? Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Can You Smile?

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Theo Ceccarelli expands his string trio from their Ayler debut album, "Carrousel", adding bassist and free vocalist Joelle Leandre to the group, yielding a new dimension to their rapidly expanding repertoire of rich, interactive improvisation.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Breviaire d'Epuisements Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Breviaire d'Epuisements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli's work for percussion, two voices, two bass clarinets and viola da gamba, woven from the delicate fabric of the tension between darkness and light.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn [VINYL] Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $17.95    

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura: Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out) Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura:
Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six musicians from around the world (Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura) created this 50-minute track over the course of a year by collaborating and file-sharing online.

Chadbourne / Blechdom: The Chaddom Blechbourne Experience Chadbourne / Blechdom:
The Chaddom Blechbourne Experience

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Eugene Chadbourne and Kevin Blechdom (aka Kristin Erickson) performing songs from their 2007 Victo performance, warped banjo rock instrumentals and songs.

Chadbourne / Kaiser: The Guitar Lesson Chadbourne / Kaiser:
The Guitar Lesson

(Victo -- Canada )

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo,  Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian: G.O.I.N. "Get Out of Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo, Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian:
G.O.I.N. "Get Out of Iraq Now" [DVD]

(Straw2Gold -- USA )

Price: $15.00    

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo,  Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian: Get G.O.I.N. (Get Out Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo, Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian:
Get G.O.I.N. (Get Out of Iraq Now)

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Horror Part 11 Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Horror Part 11

(Chadula -- USA )

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1,111 vinyl records combined with a live performace by Doc Chad (prepared guitar & banjo) and Mark Dixon (homemade and robotic instruments) in a tribute to the number 11.

Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Jungle Cookies Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Jungle Cookies

(Chadula -- USA )

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Reissue of the 1998 double CD release on Old Gold, compiling all of Chad's Amsterdamn based cassette Jungle Cookies series, eclectic audio collage songs.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe: Why Practice When You Can Eat Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe:
Why Practice When You Can Eat

(Chadula -- USA )

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After their CPSR CD of 2010, the 5-piece Friulian party band Arbe Garbe teams up again with Eugene Chadbourne for this romping and diverse set of tunes from rockers to Monk covers.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm : Jazz School [VINYL] Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm :
Jazz School [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $17.95    

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A collection of lo-fi experimental miniatures from guitarists Chadbourne and Malcolm playing the music of Steve Lacy and Eric Dolphy in unexpected ways!

Chadbourne, Eugene & Tatsuya Nakatani: Bigger Country Boobs Chadbourne, Eugene & Tatsuya Nakatani:
Bigger Country Boobs

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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On the surface, a set of country and western covers from Doc Chad and percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, but underneath: complex and demanding playing with detailed free improvisation.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith: Odd TIme Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith:
Odd TIme

(Engine -- USA )

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Drummer Warren Smith joins Eugene Chadbourne in NYC for a set of great and well-recorded songs, including "New New War War", "Checkers of Blood", "Choppin' Down Weeds", &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea: Udine: December 29, 1978 Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea:
Udine: December 29, 1978

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave: The Foxbourne Chronicles Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave:
The Foxbourne Chronicles

(Assembled Sound -- USA )

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