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Kaucic, Zlatko Quintet: Morning Patches Kaucic, Zlatko Quintet:
Morning Patches

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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Using the natural resonance of the St. Martin's Church, in Smartno, Slovenia, percussionist Zlatko Kaucic leads the quintet of Michael Moore on alto sax & clarinet, Marco Colonna on clarinet & bass clarinet, Albert Cirera on tenor sax, and Silvia Bolognesi on Double Bass, in ten conversations from cinematic conversation to commandingly interactive.

Large Unit: Rio Fun [VINYL] Large Unit:
Rio Fun [VINYL]

(PNL -- Norway )

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Recorded live at the end of the first European tour of 2015 at the Bimhuis club in Amsterdam, this limited EP shows Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit in an extended and multi-sectioned piece that evolves in stages, ultimately demonstrating the tight and dynamic interplay of the band and its varied approaches to sound and intense modern jazz.

Quintet, The (Neumann / Andresen / Opsvik / Gutvik / Nilssen-Love): Events 1998-1999 [5 CDs] Quintet, The (Neumann / Andresen / Opsvik / Gutvik / Nilssen-Love):
Events 1998-1999 [5 CDs]

(PNL -- Norway )

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A 5 CD box set that tells the story of The Quintet, which brought two of the most important proponents of Norwegian free jazz in the 60s and 70s--saxophonist Carl Magnus Neumann and bassist Bjornar Andresen--together with younger generation drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, bassist Eivind Opsvik, and guitarist Ketil Gutvik, reissuing their 1999 album and adding 4 studio and live sessions.

Marcus, Michael / Ted Daniel: Duology Marcus, Michael / Ted Daniel:
Duology

(Boxholder -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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Rasmussen, Mette / Julien Desprez: The Hatch Rasmussen, Mette / Julien Desprez:
The Hatch

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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An exhilarating duo between Danish saxophonist Mette Rasmussen on alto sax and French electric guitarist Julien Desprez using a variety of effects, recording in France for seven approach-ably twisted dialogs using spectacular technique and a diversity of approaches, from full force playing to introspective textural work, a marvel of spontaneity.

Tapscott, Horace w/ the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and the Great Voice Of Ugmaa: Why Don't You Lis Tapscott, Horace w/ the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and the Great Voice Of Ugmaa:
Why Don't You Listen? - Live at LACMA, 1998

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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Formed in 1961 with the goal of preserving, developing and performing African-American music, pianist Horace Tapscott is heard in this well-recorded concert from 1998, his last public performance, at LACMA in Los Angeles with a 20 piece orchestra including sax, trombone, a 12 member chorus, three bassists, and 3 percussionists; a significant addition to Tapscott's catalog.

Kassap, Sylvain / Benjamin Duboc: Le Funambule Kassap, Sylvain / Benjamin Duboc:
Le Funambule

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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With mystery and drama the duo of clarinetist Sylvain Kassap and double bassist Benjamin Duboc start their performance with whisperings, Kassap's expanded range and vocabulary on the clarinet evocative against Duboc's strong bowing and plucking, as they both take their listeners across a tightrope of carefully balanced, masterfully evolving free conversation.

Sonifications (Banks / Canha / Taylor): The Anthropocene Epoch [CD + DVD] Sonifications (Banks / Canha / Taylor):
The Anthropocene Epoch [CD + DVD]

(FMR -- UK )

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The UK trio of Dan Banks on piano, Jose Canha on double bass, and Trevor Taylor on drums & percussion, reflect on man's influence on climate and the environment in a 2 disc DVD/CD set, transforming data from NASA and Our World in Data into sonic platforms over which they adeptly improvise with lyrical intent; includes a 38 page booklet of photos & text detailing their process.

Wachsmann, Philipp / Trevor Taylor / Paul Medley / Matthew Hutchinson : Old Dreams New Horizons Wachsmann, Philipp / Trevor Taylor / Paul Medley / Matthew Hutchinson :
Old Dreams New Horizons

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Quartet, trio and duo sessions between Paul Medley on alto saxophone & bass clarinet, Trevor Taylor on percussion & electronics, Matthew Hutchinson on piano, and Philipp Wachsmann on violin & electronics; improv and ea-improv that uses space and patient pacing, merging approaches from Circuit Electro-Acoustic Ensemble with an overall acoustic chamber feel--beautiful.

Pursglove, Percy / Paul Dunmall / Mark Sanders / John Etheridge: Deps Pursglove, Percy / Paul Dunmall / Mark Sanders / John Etheridge:
Deps

(FMR -- UK )

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A smoking session recorded at Bristol Fringe Club, UK in 2019 from the quartet of frequent collaborators Percy Pursglove on bass & trumpet, Mark Sanders on drums, and Paul Dunmall on soprano & tenor saxophones and alto flute, and on this concert John Etheridge (Soft Machine, Zappatistas) on electric guitar, adding great technical skill and intensity to this exceptional concert.

Dunmall / Swell / Owston / Sanders: So Perhaps Dunmall / Swell / Owston / Sanders:
So Perhaps

(FMR -- UK )

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British saxophonist Paul Dunmall and American trombonist Steve Swell in a quartet with master drummer Mark Sanders and emerging UK bassist James Owston took the stage at Jubilee Center Birmingham, UK in 2019 for this dynamic album of collective improvisation, in a staggering concert of powerful technique and upbeat, ultimately swinging free jazz.

Gibbs, Phil / Neil Metcalfe / Adrian Northover / Marcello Magliocchi: The Visitors Gibbs, Phil / Neil Metcalfe / Adrian Northover / Marcello Magliocchi:
The Visitors

(FMR -- UK )

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Bringing diverse experience to collective improvisation, including various associations with Paul Dunmall, the quartet of guitarist Philip Gibbs, flutist Neil Metcalfe, saxophonist Adrian Northover on alto and tenor, and drummer Marcello Magliocchi, are heard in six passionately restrained and technically superb improvisations beautifully recorded in the studio.

Monash Art Ensemble (Grabowsky / Neal / Ford / Hannaford Williamson / Evans / Hope): Here Now Hear [ Monash Art Ensemble (Grabowsky / Neal / Ford / Hannaford Williamson / Evans / Hope):
Here Now Hear [2 CDs]

(FMR -- UK )

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"Here Now Hear" is comprised of nine innovative Australian works commissioned and recorded by the Monash Art Ensemble between 2017 & 2019, featuring an eclectic mix of contemporary cross-genre music by significant Australian composers: Paul Grabowsky, Kate Neal, Andrew Ford, Robert Burke, Cat Hope, Marc Hannaford, Paul Williamson, Johannes Luebbers and Sandy Evans.

Spirit in Spirit (Lencastre / Van der Weide / Govaert): Live at Zaal 100 Spirit in Spirit (Lencastre / Van der Weide / Govaert):
Live at Zaal 100

(FMR -- UK )

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A free jazz project from the trio of Portuguese alto saxophonist Jose Lencastre, French double bassist Raoul Van der Weide, and Dutch drummer Onno Govaert, performing at Amsterdam's Zaal 100 in 2018 for a concert of collective improvisation, intelligent discourse of coherently creative progressions and energetic but never overblown playing; exemplary.

Schindler, Udo / Eric Zwang Eriksson: Poetry?? Ein Wurfelwurf Schindler, Udo / Eric Zwang Eriksson:
Poetry?? Ein Wurfelwurf

(FMR -- UK )

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Udo Schindler marks his 80th Salon fur Klang+Kunst in Munich as his first duo recording with a drummer, in a first-time meeting with long-time acquaintance, drummer/percussionist Eric Zwang Eriksson, joining him as they find inspired common ground with Schindler on alto sax, bass clarinet, cornet and euphonium and Eriksson using all aspects of his drums and percussive devices.

Daniel, Ted: Ted Daniel Sextet Daniel, Ted:
Ted Daniel Sextet

(Ujamaa Records -- USA )

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Released on trumpeter Ted Daniel's own Ujamaa record label, this impressive free jazz album, in a sextet with two bassists (Richard Pierce and Hakim Jami), two percussionists (Kenneth Hughes and Warren Benbow), Otis Harris on alto sax, and Daniel himse on trumpet, flugelhorn, french horn & bugle, performing two pieces from Harris, and three pieces by Daniel.

Daniel, Ted Trio: "The Loft Years", Volume One Daniel, Ted Trio:
"The Loft Years", Volume One

(Ujamaa Records -- USA )

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Free Jazz in the mid-70s in New York City was guided by The Loft movement of artist-run venues throughout the city, the perfect environment for trumpeter Ted Daniel to develop his approach to the extended improvisations heard here, recorded in the studio with his trio of Tatsuya Nakamura on drums & percussion and Richard Pierce on bass, Daniel playing flugelhorn & French horn.

Daniel, Ted: Solo At Abbrazia San Zeno, Pisa, Italy Daniel, Ted:
Solo At Abbrazia San Zeno, Pisa, Italy

(Ujamaa Records -- USA )

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Recorded during the Jazz Festival in Pisa, Italy while trumpeter Ted Daniel was touring through Europe, good fortune making an opportunity for Daniel to present his first fully spontaneous solo performance, captured at Abbrazia San Zeno and dedicated to his father, where Daniel plays with authenticity, relaxed warmth, impressive technique and spiritual creativity.

Blake, Ran: Something To Live For <i>[Used Item]</i> Blake, Ran:
Something To Live For [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A collection of standards, covers, and Blake originals recorded at WGBH Studio in Boston in 1998, half of the album solo piano, half in duos with guitarist David Fabris and clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio; a wonderfully paced album showing the distinctive approach Blake brings to jazz by merging elements of compositional, gospel, folk, blues and more.

Bley, Paul : 12 (+6) In A Row <i>[Used Item]</i> Bley, Paul :
12 (+6) In A Row [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Master improviser and pianist Paul Bley along, in duo and trio with reedist Hans Koch and flugelhornist Franz Koglmann.

Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet: Comin' On <i>[Used Item]</i> Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet:
Comin' On [Used Item]

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

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Clarinetist John Carter and cornetist Bobby Bradford in a reissue of their 1991 HatArt release with bassist Richard Davis, drummer Andrew Cyrille, and Don Preston on keys, unusual jazz that stands the test of time.

Copland, Marc / Drew Gress / Joey Baron: And I Love Her Copland, Marc / Drew Gress / Joey Baron:
And I Love Her

(Illusions/Mirage -- USA )

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Brought together originally as the rhythm section for John Abercrombie, the trio of pianist Marc Copland, bassist Drew Gress and drummer Joey Baron have continued on as a performing trio, heard here in NYC for a lyrical set of standards, popular tunes, and originals including pieces by Coltrane, Hancock, Lennon-McCartney, Cole Porter, and John Abercrombie.

Copland, Marc Trio: Haunted Heart <i>[Used Item]</i> Copland, Marc Trio:
Haunted Heart [Used Item]

(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.

Dahinden, Roland / Hildegard Kleeb: Stones <i>[Used Item]</i> Dahinden, Roland / Hildegard Kleeb:
Stones [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Married and working as a duo since 1987, Swiss pianist Hildegard Kleeb and trombonist Roland Dahinden have a rare telepathic link in their freely improvised duos, informed by their work with Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier, John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, Christian Wolff, &c. &c.

Erb, Christoph / Jim Baker / Frank Rosaly: ...Don't Buy Him A Parrot... <i>[Used Item]</i> Erb, Christoph / Jim Baker / Frank Rosaly:
...Don't Buy Him A Parrot... [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Saxophonist and bass clarinetist Christoph Erb travels between Europe and Chicago, here in a trio with Chicago mainstays, pianist Jim Baker and drummer Frank Rosaly, for an intense and fierce album of collective improvisation captured live at their second-only encounter on the stage of the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago in 2014.

Eskelin, Ellery / Andrea Parkins / Jim Black: One Great Day <i>[Used Item]</i> Eskelin, Ellery / Andrea Parkins / Jim Black:
One Great Day [Used Item]

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

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The great trio of tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, accordion/sampler Andrea Parkins and drummer Jim Black in a reissue of their excellent 1996 recording live from at Forum, Wuppertal/Germany.

Eskelin, Ellery Trio (w/ Gary Versace / Gerry Hemingway): Willisau Live  <i>[Used Item]</i> Eskelin, Ellery Trio (w/ Gary Versace / Gerry Hemingway):
Willisau Live [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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2015 recordings of tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin's trio with Gary Versace on organ and Gerry Hemingway on drums, an ebullient set live at the Jazz Festival in Willisau, Switzerland, sequencing Count Basie, Victor Young, Ernie Burnett, and Thelonious Monk tunes.

Gisler, Fabin / John Schroder / Colin Vallon / Henrik Walsdorf: Backyard Poets <i>[Used Item]</i> Gisler, Fabin / John Schroder / Colin Vallon / Henrik Walsdorf:
Backyard Poets [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Graewe, Georg / Ernst Reijseger / Gerry Hemingway: Sonic Fiction <i>[Used Item]</i> Graewe, Georg / Ernst Reijseger / Gerry Hemingway:
Sonic Fiction [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob <i>[Used Item]</i> Halvorson / Radding / Wooley:
Crackleknob [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Free improvisation from a trio of New Yorkers working in abstract territory but maintaining the pieces in compact works that are succint and spontaneously focused.

Harrison, Jackson Trio: Land Tides <i>[Used Item]</i> Harrison, Jackson Trio:
Land Tides [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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ICP Orchestra: Jubilee Varia <i>[Used Item]</i> ICP Orchestra:
Jubilee Varia [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Instant Composers Pool Orchestra in a much-needed remaster of their 1999 Hat Hut CD, one suite from the Orchestra and one from Misha Mengelberg, unpredictable, meticulous and joyful Dutch jazz.

Jorgensmann, Theo / Oles Brothers: Alchemia <i>[Used Item]</i> Jorgensmann, Theo / Oles Brothers:
Alchemia [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Theo Jorgensmann's Trio recorded live at the Klub Alchemia in Cracow, Poland in 2006 playing a set of original compositions with 'ecstatic and elastic freedom.'

Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet: System Of 5 <i>[Used Item]</i> Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet:
System Of 5 [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Pandelis Karayorgis in a new band with Luther Gray, Jef Charland, Jeff Galindo and Matt Langley, distinctive jazz focusing on tradition through contemporary perspectives.

Kennel, Hans / Mytha: How It All Started <i>[Used Item]</i> Kennel, Hans / Mytha:
How It All Started [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Improvised music using traditional Alpine horn music as its roots, as performed by a quartet of alphorns, büchels, and voice.

Lacy, Steve Four: Morning Joy ...Paris Live [reissue] <i>[Used Item]</i> Lacy, Steve Four:
Morning Joy ...Paris Live [reissue] [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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One night at the Paris Sunset Club by saxophonist Steve Lacy's Quartet with Steve Potts on sax, Jean-Jacques Avenel on bass and Oliver Johnson on drums, performing an exuberant mix of Lacy originals and Thelonious Monk tunes, remastered & expanded for Hat's 40th Anniversary.

Lacy, Steve: at the New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002 <i>[Used Item]</i> Lacy, Steve:
at the New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002 [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Lake, Oliver Trio: Zaki <i>[Used Item]</i> Lake, Oliver Trio:
Zaki [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Oliver Lake's 1970's trio live at the Willisau Jazz Festival in 1979 playing all Lake compositions.

Lantner, Steve Quartet: Given - Live In Munster <i>[Used Item]</i> Lantner, Steve Quartet:
Given - Live In Munster [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Steve Lantner's Quartet with Joe Morris, Luther Gray and Allan Chanse performing live at the 21st International Jazzfestival Munster in Germany.

Lantner, Steve Trio: What You Can Throw <i>[Used Item]</i> Lantner, Steve Trio:
What You Can Throw [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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New York area pianist Lantner in a trio setting playing original numbers and work by Joe Morris, Ornette Coleman, and Anthony Braxton's "Composition 23J".

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Blurry <i>[Used Item]</i> Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Blurry [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Cellist Levin's 2nd hatOlogy CD, a quartet of NY players using extended technique in Levin compositions and unusual readings of Ornette Coleman and Charlier Parker pieces.

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Some Trees <i>[Used Item]</i> Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Some Trees [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Liebman / Eskelin with Tony Marino & Jim Black: Non Sequiturs <i>[Used Item]</i> Liebman / Eskelin with Tony Marino & Jim Black:
Non Sequiturs [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Two Liebman originals, Albert Ayler's "Ghosts", and a suite that Ellery Eskelin wrote specifically for this quartet with bassist Tony Marino and drummer Jim Black, allowing the band's energy to be altered by the compositional progressions.

Liebman, David / Ellery Eskelin: Renewal <i>[Used Item]</i> Liebman, David / Ellery Eskelin:
Renewal [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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DaveLiebman & Ellery Eskelin unite again with Tony Marino and Jim Black in an exceptional NY quartet of freedom and spontaneity framed within underlying jazz structures.

Lossing, Russ / John Hebert: Line Up <i>[Used Item]</i> Lossing, Russ / John Hebert:
Line Up [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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After a decade of playing together pianist Lossing and bassist Herbert release this duo album relfecting their close musical kinship and friendship.

Lossing, Russ Trio: Oracle <i>[Used Item]</i> Lossing, Russ Trio:
Oracle [Used Item]

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Lossing's Brooklyn-based trio with bassist Masa Kamaguchi and drummer Billy Mintz, improvising with a unique language of "interdependence, functionality, and expressiveness".

Lossing, Russ: All Things Arise <i>[Used Item]</i> Lossing, Russ:
All Things Arise [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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McPhee, Joe: As Serious As Your Life [reissue] <i>[Used Item]</i> McPhee, Joe:
As Serious As Your Life [reissue] [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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In 1996, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Joe McPhee's first solo release, McPhee recorded this remarkable album of solo reeds, pocket cornet, and electronics, using overdubbing to create gripping music including an homage to Miles Davis and unique versions of standards.

Mengis Manuel, Gruppe 6: The Pond <i>[Used Item]</i> Mengis Manuel, Gruppe 6:
The Pond [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Swiss trumpeter Manuel Mangis and his Gruppe 6 in 4 extended original compositions of post-Bop acumen and rollicking audacity in intrepid improvisation.

Mengis, Manuel Gruppe 6: Dulcet Crush <i>[Used Item]</i> Mengis, Manuel Gruppe 6:
Dulcet Crush [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Trumpeter Manuel Mengis 3rd Hat release, 8 original compositions of sophisticated and enjoyable modern jazz from a sextet with dual sax and guitar leads.

Morris, Joe Bass Quartet: High Definition <i>[Used Item]</i> Morris, Joe Bass Quartet:
High Definition [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Joe Morris' Quartet with Taylor Ho Bynum, Allan Chase and Luther Gray in a set of Morris original compositions, excellent and inspired writing and playing.

Nagl, Max / Steve Bernstein / Noel Akchote / Brad Jones: Big Four Live <i>[Used Item]</i> Nagl, Max / Steve Bernstein / Noel Akchote / Brad Jones:
Big Four Live [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Oberg / Thewes / Griener: Lacy Pool <i>[Used Item]</i> Oberg / Thewes / Griener:
Lacy Pool [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Inspired, expressive, and curiously logical trio playing performing 10 of the late soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy's compositions live in Koln, Germany, 2006.

Orelli 6, Marco von: Close Ties On Hidden Lanes <i>[Used Item]</i> Orelli 6, Marco von:
Close Ties On Hidden Lanes [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Trumpeter Marco von Orelli's in a modern jazz sextet with Lukas Briggen (trombone), Lukas Roos (bass clarinet), Michel Witsch (piano), Kaspar von Grunigen (bass) and Samuel Duhsler (drums).

Ortega, Anthony: Afternoon In Paris <i>[Used Item]</i> Ortega, Anthony:
Afternoon In Paris [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Polwechsel & John Tilbury: Field <i>[Used Item]</i> Polwechsel & John Tilbury:
Field [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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An E-A supergroup with Burkhard Beins, Martin Brandlmayr, Werner Dafeldecker, John Butcher, Michael Moser and AMM pianist John Tilbury, mysterious and wonderful music!

Polwechsel: Traces Of Wood <i>[Used Item]</i> Polwechsel:
Traces Of Wood [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Working at the juncture of improvisation and contemporary composition, Polwechsel performs 4 pieces, each composed by a different member of the group, that allow individual players to express themselves while remaining a part of the group.

Shipp, Matthew: Duos with Mat Maneri & Joe Morris <i>[Used Item]</i> Shipp, Matthew:
Duos with Mat Maneri & Joe Morris [Used Item]

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

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A compilation of two previous Matthew Shipp duo CD: "Thesis" with guitarist Joe Morris in 1997, and "Gravitational Systems" with violinist Mat Maneri in 2000.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions <i>[Used Item]</i> Sun Ra Arkestra:
Sunrise In Different Dimensions [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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3rd edition of this great live recording of Sun Ra and his Arkestra from 1980 in Switzerland, originally released as a double LP, and remastered for CD in 2010.

Vallon, Colin Trio: Ailleurs <i>[Used Item]</i> Vallon, Colin Trio:
Ailleurs [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Vienna Art Orchestra: A Notion In Perpetual Motion <i>[Used Item]</i> Vienna Art Orchestra:
A Notion In Perpetual Motion [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Much needed reissue of the incredible Vienna Art Orchestra directed by Mathias Ruegg performing live in Switzerland, 1985; commanding orchestral jazz thoroughly modern 30 years hence.

Vienna Art Orchestra: The Minimalism Of Erik Satie <i>[Used Item]</i> Vienna Art Orchestra:
The Minimalism Of Erik Satie [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The Vienna Art Orchestra takes on Satie in a modern improvisation setting for music that is anything but minimal, using the composer's concepts as a springboard for reflective yet exuberant music.

Von Orelli, Marco / Max E. Keller / Sheldon Suter: Blow, Strike & Touch <i>[Used Item]</i> Von Orelli, Marco / Max E. Keller / Sheldon Suter:
Blow, Strike & Touch [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Swiss trumpeter Marco Von Orelli leads this trio with Max E. Keller on piano and Sheldon Suter on drums, heard live at JazzAmMittwoch, Theater an Gleis, in Winterthur, Switzerland in 2014 for a thoroughly modern jazz outing of creative and extended approaches to the trio's instruments and approach to free jazz.

Westbrook / Rossini: Westbrook-Rossini <i>[Used Item]</i> Westbrook / Rossini:
Westbrook-Rossini [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Mike & Kate Westbrooks 1986 album of Gioacchino Rossini interpretations, with Lindsay Cooper on sopranino sax, huge works that impart improv and humor into magnificent compositions.

Westbrook, Mike Orchestra: On Duke's Birthday <i>[Used Item]</i> Westbrook, Mike Orchestra:
On Duke's Birthday [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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European pianist and band leader Mike Westrbrook's 11-piece orchestra playing Westbrook originals dedicated to Duke Ellington.

Berman / Lytton / Roebke: Trio Discrepancies [VINYL] Berman / Lytton / Roebke:
Trio Discrepancies [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The 2nd release from the trio of Chicago cornetist Josh Berman, UK drummer/percussionist Paul Lytton and Chicago bassist Jason Roebke, featuring material recorded during the trio's April 2018 European tour, in two extended side-long improvisations from Padova, Italy and Trondheim, Norway, in sets of profound technique and creative prowess; exceptional.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: In the past only geniuses were capable of staging the p Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
In the past only geniuses were capable of staging the perfect crime (also known as a revolution) Today anybody can accomplish their aims...

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The ninth album from the enduring trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke, and Oren Ambarchi, recorded in 2015 at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe, with both Ambarchi and O'Rourke performing on drums and percussion, O'Rourke also using a Hammond Organ and Ambarchi on flute, while Haino asserts himself on guitar, electronics and voice, in 2 groove-based pieces and 2 side-long epics.

Hymn (Dowding / Hallett / Ross): Silence, Then Birds Hymn (Dowding / Hallett / Ross):
Silence, Then Birds

(Confront -- UK )

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Mysteriously evolving improvisations from the trio of Chris Dowding on trumpet, Sylvia Hallett on violin, bicycle wheel & saw, and Dave Ross using a self-designed time modulator, in two recordings from St. Paul's Church in Marylebone and one at Camouflage in Norwich, ea-improv that has a natural feeling and beautifully paced development; fascinating.

Brain Dead Ensemble (Eldridge / Kiefer / Polymeneas / Magnusson): EFZ Brain Dead Ensemble (Eldridge / Kiefer / Polymeneas / Magnusson):
EFZ

(Confront -- UK )

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Two feedback cellos, a feedback bass and a threnoscope (a software tool used for for drones), live coding & microtonal composition, as the quartet of Alice Eldridge, Chris Kiefer, Thanos Polymeneas and Thor Magnusson meet in the studio in Glasgow to perform these heavily dark and subtly detailed improvisations, incredible environments of ominous and cathartic sound.

Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume): @ Konfrontationen Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume):
@ Konfrontationen

(Confront -- UK )

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Since 2009 the UK & European ea-improvising quartet Speak Easy with two remarkable vocalists, Phil Minton and Ute Wasserman (also on birdcall whistles), Thomas Lehn on analog synthesizer and Martin Blume on drums & percussion, have startled and amazed listeners, as heard here in this extended performance at the 2016 Festival Konfrontationen in Nickelsdorf.

CARTOON (Biscoe / Pope / Turner): Change of Meaning CARTOON (Biscoe / Pope / Turner):
Change of Meaning

(Confront -- UK )

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A trio of UK free improvisers--Chris Biscoe on alto & soprano saxophones, and John Pope on double bass, and Roger Turner on drumset & percussion--in two extended performances, one recorded in the studio in West London, the other live at The Bridge in Newcastle, for collective improvisation of great clarity, direction and creativity.

Eastley, Max / Fergus Kelly / Mark Wastell: The Map Is Not The Territory Eastley, Max / Fergus Kelly / Mark Wastell:
The Map Is Not The Territory

(Confront -- UK )

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The 8th release on Confront's Core series of factory-pressed CDs brings together improvisers Max Eastley, Fergus Kelly and Mark Wastell, employing electroacoustic devices, invented instruments, metal percussion, a piano frame and tam tam to create a rich and mysterious sound world, darkly hopeful emanations in a nighttime traversal across unknown lands.

Morris, Joe : Instantiation: Paradoxical Morris, Joe :
Instantiation: Paradoxical

(Glacial Erratic -- USA )

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One part of New York improvising guitarist and composer Joe Morris' "Instantiation" project, where each part is uniquely composed with specific notated and operational components making each impossible to perform the same way twice, here in a studio recording with clarinetist Dan O'Brien, bassist Brad Barrett, and violinist Elinor Speirs.

Konstrukt + Ken Vandermark: Kozmik Bazaar [VINYL] Konstrukt + Ken Vandermark:
Kozmik Bazaar [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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In November 2018, the groove-oriented Turkish electric improvising quartet Konstrukt of saxophonist & electronic artist Korhan Futaci, guitarist Umut Caglar, double bassist Apostolos Sideris, and drummer Berkan Tilavel, met with Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark in Instanbul, recording these improvisation, a mix of muscular playing and psychedelic interaction.

Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Sult [VINYL _ CD] Ratkje, Maja S.K.:
Sult [VINYL _ CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Starting with a pipe organ, adding metal tubes, PVC tubes, a wind machine, guitar strings, a bass string, a resin thread, metal and glass percussion, and a bow, Maja SK Ratjke developed this unusual instrument for a live performance in Jo Stromgren's ballet "Sult" ("Hunger"), taking the instrument to the studio for this extraordinarily interesting album of keys and song.



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