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Adasiewicz, Jason: Sun Rooms Adasiewicz, Jason:
Sun Rooms

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz' Trio with drummer Mike Reed and bassist Nate McBride in an album of original compositions and pieces from Sun Ra and Duke Ellington.

Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001) Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:
Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.

Adkins Quartet, Michael: Rotator Adkins Quartet, Michael:
Rotator

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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New York tenor saxophonist and composer Michael Adkins with his quartet including Paul Motian on drums in a set of 9 original compositions.

Aerea: I Treni Inerti Aerea:
I Treni Inerti

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Aeroplane Trio: Naranja Ha [CD & DVD] Aeroplane Trio:
Naranja Ha [CD & DVD]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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CD & concert DVD of this well-conncected Vancouver acoustic jazz trio, who make delicate and combustible music while twisting and contorting their instruments in unusual ways.

Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen): Afterfall Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen):
Afterfall

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Luis Lopes put together this international group including Sei Miguel, Joe Giardullo & Benjamin Duboc for gigs in Portugal, which worked so well that they went to the studio for this impressive release.

Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:
Spiral Inputs

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.

Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble: Meteo Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble:
Meteo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A live recording at the famous Meteo Festival from the trio of Sophie Agnel (piano), John Edwards (double bass) and Steve Noble (drums), three of Europe's most active improvisers in an intense extended performance.

Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij): Pyongyang Express Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij):
Pyongyang Express

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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A travelogue from the saxophone trio of Pete Whyman, Frank Van Der Kooij and Chris Caldwell, documenting their tour through Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea through field recordings and musical sketches.

Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife: Let Me Get That Digital Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife:
Let Me Get That Digital

(Sundmagi -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Jason Ajemian's Chicago-based Highlife with Peter Hanson, Owen Stewart, Marc Riordan and New Yorker Jacob Wick, a six piece jazz/rock ensemble with a skewed lyric sense, recommended.

Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor: A Way a Land of Life [VINYL] Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor:
A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $21.00

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Bassist Jason Ajemian composed these 8 works performed with the Chicago/NY band of Tony Malaby on tenor sax, Rob Mazurek on cornet & electronics, and Chad Taylor on drums, a dynamic set of music that varies through a spectrum of styles while staying true to its jazz roots.

Ajemian, Jason: Folklords Ajemian, Jason:
Folklords

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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Referencing Sun Ra, Thelonius Monk, Mingus, and modern pop culture, bassist Ajemian leads a quartet with saxophonist Kid Blissh, guitarist Owen Stewart-Robertson amd drummer Jason Nazary through 5 cathartic pieces that combine jazz and poetry in ecstatic ways.

Ajemian, Jason: Protest Heaven [VINYL] Ajemian, Jason:
Protest Heaven [VINYL]

(482 Music -- USA )

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Jason Ajemian's Daydream Full Lifestyles band in an LP-only release capturing a live performance at the Chicago art gallery Heaven with Rob Mazurek, Jeff Parker, Chad Taylor and Tony Malaby.

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant: Immobilite [CASSETTE + download] Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant:
Immobilite [CASSETTE + download]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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An album of gradually moving electronics and organ written by Bruno Duplant and performed with Ryoko Akama, "immobile" focuses on texture and subtle harmonics, with faint inferences emerging around the sonic surfaces, for a rich and tense audio environment.

Akchote / Foussat / Turner: Acid Rain Akchote / Foussat / Turner:
Acid Rain

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A burning release mixing free improv and ea forms from the trio of Jean-Marc Foussat (analog Synth), Noel Akchote (guitar) and Roger Turner (drums), recorded in Poitiers at Le Confort Moderne during a recent European tour.

Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Anla Courtis: Naranja Songs Akiyama, Tetuzi / Anla Courtis:
Naranja Songs

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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Two acoustic guitars collaborate in a beautiful and spare dialog, using extended techniques including bowing and percussive approaches that never detract from the sublime elements of their playing.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther: Points and Slashes Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther:
Points and Slashes

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai:
Transition

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tom Carter / Christian Kiefer: The Darkened Mirror [VINYL] Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tom Carter / Christian Kiefer:
The Darkened Mirror [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $19.95

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The guitar trio of Tetuzi Akiyama, Tom Carter and Christian Kiefer with guests Scott Leftridge on bass and Chip Conrad on percussion in a set of beautiful works bringing out the best of these 3 acclaimed players.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tim Barnes / Masafumi Ezaki: Futuro Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tim Barnes / Masafumi Ezaki:
Futuro

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A surprisingly lyrical yet sparse session from the NY trio of Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar, Tim Barnes on percussion, and Masafumi Ezaki on trumpet, using their instruments in unusual and extended ways.

Albatre: A Descent Into Maelstrom Albatre:
A Descent Into Maelstrom

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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An experimental music trio playing a joyously harrowing display of urgent bass & sax noise, skewed jazz elements, frantic but meticulous drumming and abrupt moodshifts, representative of the crossover of improv, noise rock and jazz currently made in Holland.

Albatre: Nagual [VINYL] Albatre:
Nagual [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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Hailing from Rotterdam's rich underground scene, the trio of Hugo Costa on alto sax, Goncalo Aleida on bass, and Philipp Ernsting on drums, with all 3 doubling on electronics, in a dramatic and energetic album bledning free jazz, improv, metal, and punk music.

Albatrosh: Night Owl <i>[Used Item]</i> Albatrosh:
Night Owl [Used Item]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The young Norwegian jazz duo of pianist Eyolf Dale and saxophonist and clarinetist Andre Roligheten, who have played together since meeting in 2006 at the age of 17, in their 5th album, a wonderfully upbeat set of original compositions that push both players while delighting listeners.

Albert, Jeff' Instigation Quartet: The Tree On The Mound Albert, Jeff' Instigation Quartet:
The Tree On The Mound

(RogueArt -- France )

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Trombonist Jeff Albert's Instigation Quartet, comprised of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, double bassist Joshua Abrams, and drummer Hamid Drake, play a superb studio session, starting and ending with two works by Fred Anderson.

Alcorn, Susan: Soldad Alcorn, Susan:
Soldad

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Pedal Steel guitar innovator Susan Alcorn in a mostly solo release, beautifully performing 4 lush compositions by Astor Piazzolla, with bassist Michael Formanek joining for the Alcorn-penned "Suite for AHL".

Alejandra and Aeron: Porto (Folklore Fragments Volume Two) <i>[Used Item]</i> Alejandra and Aeron:
Porto (Folklore Fragments Volume Two) [Used Item]

(Lucky Kitchen -- Spain )

Price: $9.95

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Alessi, Ralph and This Against That: Wiry Strong Alessi, Ralph and This Against That:
Wiry Strong

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Bridging mainstream jazz with avant approaches, trumpeter Alessi leads his "This Against That" group with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, bassist Drew Gress, pianist Andy Milne, drummer Mark Ferber, and Tim Berne co-producing.

Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives: Winds Doors Poplars Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives:
Winds Doors Poplars

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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Rodolphe Alexis composed these works from a diverse set of recordings of trains, factories and other potent sounds, pairing them with recordings from saxophonist Stephane Rives using extended and unusual techniques, yielding these inventive and irrepressible sound works.

Algora, Esteban  / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar: ...de las piedras Algora, Esteban / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar:
...de las piedras

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $16.95

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Ingar Zach in a trio with Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora and Italian flutist Alessandra Rombola in 6 varied pieces recorded in a stone church.

Ali, Rashied / Rhames, Arthur: The Dynamic Duo: Remember Trane and Bird [2 CDs] Ali, Rashied / Rhames, Arthur:
The Dynamic Duo: Remember Trane and Bird [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $17.00

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All Ear Trio, The : Boiler All Ear Trio, The :
Boiler

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

Price: $16.95

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All Included (Kuchen / Johansson / Aleklint / Strom / Ostvang): Satan in Plain Clothes All Included (Kuchen / Johansson / Aleklint / Strom / Ostvang):
Satan in Plain Clothes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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With members from Angles, Universal Indians, Frode Gjerstad Trio, Friends and Neighbors, &c. the quintet of Martin Kuchen (sax), Thomas Johansson (trumpet), Mats Aleklin (trombone), Jon Rune Strom (bass) and Tollef Ostvang (drums) play modern, energetic jazz that kicks Satan's ass; highly recommended!

All Scars: Lunar Magus All Scars:
Lunar Magus

(Dischord -- USA )

Price: $5.00

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Former DC underground artists Scars in an "All-Scars" album on the DC Dischord label, the duo of Jerry Busher and Chuck Bettis joined by cellist Amy Domingues, reedist Evan Rapport and vocalist Dree Thibert.

Allen / Shipp / Morris: Night Logic Allen / Shipp / Morris:
Night Logic

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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The trio of Sun Ra legend, saxophonist Marshall Allen, pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist Joe Morris in 10 trio improvisations of intense density, history and perspective.

Allum & Prevost: Penumbrae Allum & Prevost:
Penumbrae

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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AMM percussionist Eddie Prevost playing all bowed sources in a subtle and ringing duet of bowing approaches with violinist Jennifer Allum of the London Post Quartet.

Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser: Bell Tower Recordings Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser:
Bell Tower Recordings

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Members of Eddie Prevost's weekly improvisation workshops, violinist Jennifer Allum and cellist Ute Kanngiesser, recorded these 3 improvisations, running the gamut from spacious harmonics to vigorously weaving dialog, in 3 rooms of St Augustine's Bell Tower in London.

Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein: Vibrate in Sympathy Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein:
Vibrate in Sympathy

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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The Netherlands trio of Tobias Klein on reeds, Goncaio Almeia on double bass, and Martin van Duynhoven on drums, is inspired by all kinds of adventurous music of the last 50 years, on this album including compositions for Henry Threadgills, Oliver Lake, and Ornette Coleman.

Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet: vers l'ile paresseuse Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet:
vers l'ile paresseuse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Incredible understated improvisation from the trio of cellist Martine Altenburger, pianist Frederic Blondy,and saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet, exceptional journeys from three accomplished players.

Altenburger, Martine  & John Russell: Duet Altenburger, Martine & John Russell:
Duet

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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This duet between cellist Altenburger and guitarist Russell was recorded at the Musique en Mouvement Festival Theatre du Jarnisy in 2008, an intense and intricate dialog of great dynamics.

Altered States: Bluffs II Altered States:
Bluffs II

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00

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Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor: Tales Of The Unforseen Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor:
Tales Of The Unforseen

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $17.95

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Sophisticated free improv from percussionist Barry Altschul's 3Dom Factor trio of frequent collaborator Joe Fonda on bass and Mostly Other People Do the Killing's saxophonist Jon Irabagon, presenting new compositions plus an Annette Peacock piece and a little Monk.

Altschul, Barry: The 3dom Factor Altschul, Barry:
The 3dom Factor

(Tum -- Finland )

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Drummer Barry Altschul's first release as a leader in 25 years finds him in a trio with Jon Irabagon (Mostly Other People Do the Killing) and Joe Fonda (FAB Trio) for 9 Altschul compositions plus Carla Bley's "Ictus".

Amado /  Kessler / Nilssen-Love: The Abstract Truth Amado / Kessler / Nilssen-Love:
The Abstract Truth

(European Echoes -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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The trio of Portuguese saxophonist Amado with Kent Kessler and Paal Nilssen-Love return for a 2nd album, an homage to Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico with a nod to Oliver Nelson.

Amado / Zingaro / Ulrich  / Filiano: Surface: for Alto, Baritone, and Strings Amado / Zingaro / Ulrich / Filiano:
Surface: for Alto, Baritone, and Strings

(European Echoes -- Italy )

Price: $16.95

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Amado, Rodrigo / Mota / Faustino / Ferrandini: Wire Quartet Amado, Rodrigo / Mota / Faustino / Ferrandini:
Wire Quartet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Saxophonist Rodrigo Amado in a quartet with 2/3's of Red Trio - bassist Hernani Faustino and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini - and guitarist Manuel Mota adding unusual angles to their exemplary blues-based free improvisation.

Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans: Live in Lisbon [VINYL] Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans:
Live in Lisbon [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $21.00

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NY trumpeter Peter Evans joins Portugese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's excellent Motion Trio with Miguel Mira on cello and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums, for a live performance at Teatro Maria Matos, in Lisbon, Portugal in 2013, in an album of exceptional free improvisation.

Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans: The Freedom Principle Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans:
The Freedom Principle

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Lisbon saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's trio with Miquel Mira on cello and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums is joined by New York trumpeter Peter Evans for 3 dynamic and exciting studio recording of superb TransAtlantic free improvisation.

Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio + Jeb Bishop: The Flame Alphabet Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio + Jeb Bishop:
The Flame Alphabet

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $19.95

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Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's Motion Trio with Migue Mira on cello and Gabriel Ferrandini (Red Trio) on drums, rounded out with Jeb Bishop on trombone, in an album of inspired free jazz recorded in the studio.

Amado, Rodrigo's Motion Trio,  & Jeb Bishop: Burning Live at Jazz Ao Centro Amado, Rodrigo's Motion Trio, & Jeb Bishop:
Burning Live at Jazz Ao Centro

(Jacc Records -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00

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Portugese Saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's Motion Trio with Miguel Mira (cello) and Gabriel Ferrandini (drums) returns for a blistering live session at Jazz AO Centro Festival with trombonist Jeb Bishop.

Amado, Rodrigo: Motion Trio Amado, Rodrigo:
Motion Trio

(European Echoes -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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The 4th release on Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's European Echoes label has the leader in a trio with fellow Portuguese musicians cellist Miguel Mira and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini in meditative to muscular modern jazz.

Amalgam (Watts / Clyne / Stevens / Guy): Prayer For Peace  [VINYL] Amalgam (Watts / Clyne / Stevens / Guy):
Prayer For Peace [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $26.95

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Limited vinyl reissue of the legendary Amalgam recording with Trevor Watts, Jeff Clyne, John Stevens and Barry Guy performing at Advision London on the May 20, 1969.

Ambarchi, Oren & Eli Keszler: Alps [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren & Eli Keszler:
Alps [VINYL]

(Dancing Wayang -- Great Britain )

Price: $22.55

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Guitarist Oren Ambarchi and percussionist Eli Keszler meet for two side-long pieces releaesed on 300 gram vinyl, mixing improv, noise, rock, and drone, journeys in assertive sound that keep the listener on the edge of their seat.

Amendola, Scott: Lift Amendola, Scott:
Lift

(Sazi Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Nels Cline Singers drummer Amendola in his own trio with guitarist Jeff Parker and bassist John Shifflett, mixing solid jazz structures with unusual tones from metallic objects & electronics.

Ames Room, The: Bird Dies Ames Room, The:
Bird Dies

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bringing the lineage of saxophone trios into the 21st century, saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, bassist Clayton Thomas and drummer Will Guthrie performed this extended recording live in Lille, France.

Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John :
Shruti Project

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Using an electric 12-string shruti stick, a Harry Partch guitar & percussion Anandan & Gzowski create amazing microtonal environments with growling vocal interventions.

Anandan, Ganesh / Hans Reichel: Self Made Anandan, Ganesh / Hans Reichel:
Self Made

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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The acclaimed daxophonist Hans Reichel meets shruti stick and metallophone inventor Ganesh Anandan for these expressive and unconventional dialogs.

Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick: Obscure Directions Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick:
Obscure Directions

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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NY bassist Jason Anastasoff composes map-based works using graphic & traditional notation, plus interpreted spoken work, peformed with Sean Ali (bass), Brad Henkel (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Jacob Wick (trumpet).



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