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Dresser, Mark : Modicana [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i> Dresser, Mark :
Modicana [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / James Owston / Jim Bashford: Live At The Claptrap <i>[Used Item]</i> Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / James Owston / Jim Bashford:
Live At The Claptrap [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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Featuring the same quartet from Dunmall's 2018 album "Inner and Outer", Paul Dunmall on alto & tenor saxophones, James Owston on bass, Jim Bashford on drums, and Philip Gibbs on guitar bridge generations with impressive interplay as they take their playing to higher ground in two extended improvisations from their concert at the Claptrap in Stourbridge, UK.

Dunmall, Paul Nonet The: Interpretations of Beauty <i>[Used Item]</i> Dunmall, Paul Nonet The:
Interpretations of Beauty [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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Estamos Trio (McDonas / Escobar / Tamez): Dire Warning <i>[Used Item]</i> Estamos Trio (McDonas / Escobar / Tamez):
Dire Warning [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Highlighting issues between the US & Mexican borders, Thollem McDonas' Estamos Trio presents their 2nd album, here with Carmina Escobar (vocals, electronics, guitarron), Milo Tamez (percussion, found objects, electronics) and Thollem (keyboard, vocals, clay pot) in a work commissioned by and recorded at the 2018 "Casa Tomada" (House Taken Over) in Santa Fe for SITE.

Glanzmann, Vincent / Gerry Hemingway: Composition O <i>[Used Item]</i> Glanzmann, Vincent / Gerry Hemingway:
Composition O [Used Item]

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

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A constantly evolving electro-acoustic composition for percussion and microphones from the Swiss-based duo of Vincent Glanzmann and Gerry Hemingway, using cymbals, floor tom & percussion, directed by both graphic and collective compositional approaches while applying carefully controlled amplification to prodigious extended techniques on their instruments.

Gustafsson, Mats / Wendy Gondeln  / Wolfgang Voigt / Martin Siewert: The Shithole Country & Boogie B Gustafsson, Mats / Wendy Gondeln / Wolfgang Voigt / Martin Siewert:
The Shithole Country & Boogie Band [Used Item]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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A unique album blurring acoustic recordings from saxophonist Mats Gustafsson with the electronic machinations and rhythms of Wendy Gondeln, aka Albert Oehlen, a German experimental electronic artist, the two inviting Martin Siewert for additional guitar on two tracks, and Wolfgang Voight to remix two tracks; funky, unpredictable, amusing, and seductively tantalizing.

Irniger-Studer-Ulrich: Breakin'Up <i>[Used Item]</i> Irniger-Studer-Ulrich:
Breakin'Up [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Live recordings at Jazzclub Moods in Zurich, Switzerland in 2013 from the trio of Christoph Irniger on tenor saxophone, Daniel Studer on double bass, and Dieter Ulrich on drums & bugle, bringing together two generations of free improvisers for seven concise and masterful conversations, lyrically inclined in captivating interplay and solos.

Johansen, Guro Gravem / Sergio Castrillon: Ekelyveien 10 <i>[Used Item]</i> Johansen, Guro Gravem / Sergio Castrillon:
Ekelyveien 10 [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Norwegian jazz vocalist Guro Gravem Johansen (Soyr, Crazy Moon, and vocalist for Helge Hurum's orchestra), in a duo with Colombian cellist based in Helsinki, Sergio Castrillon, performing on a prepared microtonal cello, as the two improvise over five dialogs, from the extended "Primo" to the succinct "Quintuple", blending unusual technique with unique creative impulse.

Kosi: Stranger In Every Town <i>[Used Item]</i> Kosi:
Stranger In Every Town [Used Item]

(self-released -- USA )

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NY/East Coast Jazz vocalist Kosi presents her 5th album, a rewarding album of original songs that depict her experiences touring as an independent singer-songwriter through jazz idioms influenced by blues and rock forms, her strong voice emotional and expressive while supported by a core sextet of New York musicians; lyrical, solid, passionate.

Kuchen, Martin / Mark Tokar / Arkadijus Gotesmanas: Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival [VINYL] <i>[Used I Kuchen, Martin / Mark Tokar / Arkadijus Gotesmanas:
Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Leap Of Faith: Cosmic Distance Ladder <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
Cosmic Distance Ladder [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Leap Of Faith: Crumpled Dimensions <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
Crumpled Dimensions [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Leap Of Faith: Sense And Understanding <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
Sense And Understanding [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Lynch, Sue / Dawid Frydryk / Dave Fowler / John Edwards: Dial <i>[Used Item]</i> Lynch, Sue / Dawid Frydryk / Dave Fowler / John Edwards:
Dial [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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A great example of British collective free jazz captured live at Iklectic in London in 2019 for two extended and wide-ranging performances--"Dial Tone I" & II--from the quartet of Sue Lynch (Remote Viewers, The Horse Improvised Music Club), Polish trumpeter based in London Dawid Frydryk, drummer Dave Fowler (Maggie Nichols) and the ever-active John Edwards on bass.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Call Of Cthulhu <i>[Used Item]</i> Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Call Of Cthulhu [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Metal Chaos Ensemble: The Nameless City <i>[Used Item]</i> Metal Chaos Ensemble:
The Nameless City [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Mirror Unit, The : Wind Makes Weather <i>[Used Item]</i> Mirror Unit, The :
Wind Makes Weather [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Sharing common ground in improvisational language and extended techniques but approaching these materials in diverse and disparate ways, alto saxophonists Tim O'Dwyer and Georg Wissel, both using preparations on their sax and distinguished in separate stereo channels, present a singular concert of reed interactions live at the Peter Kowald Ort in Wuppertal, Germany

Muller, Matthias / Matthias Muche : MM Squared Session <i>[Used Item]</i> Muller, Matthias / Matthias Muche :
MM Squared Session [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two German trombonists, Matthias and Matthias Muche, extend the trombone language through four open improvisations using advanced techniques and bizarre language, each appropriately titled for phonemes, as the two players explore the strangest and most interesting sides of their instruments to the benefit of the intrepid listener.

Necks, The: Three Necks, The:
Three

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Three extended improvisations from the three Australian improvisers Chris Abrahams (piano), Lloyd Swanton (bass), Tony Buck (drums/percussion) in their 21st album of mesmerizing music, from the dynamic opener "Bloom" to the introspective "Lovelock" dedicated to Damien Lovelock of The Celibate Rifles, ending in the lyrical and rich groove of "Further".

Nu Band, The: The Final Concert [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i> Nu Band, The:
The Final Concert [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Osborne, Brian: Decorous Novelties <i>[Used Item]</i> Osborne, Brian:
Decorous Novelties [Used Item]

(Heat Retention Records -- USA )

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Using metal, glass, wood, and plastic, percussionist Brian Osborne (The Gate, Hatchers) offers twelve tracks of interweaving layers of simplicity and complexity, clarity and haze, many pieces initiating with deceptive simplicity and insinuating themselves in unique ways, all performed live in the studio and presented with no overdubs or affects.

PEK Solo: Coefficient of Unity  <i>[Used Item]</i> PEK Solo:
Coefficient of Unity [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Prevost / Solberg / Pettersen / Moore / Brice / Hardie-Bick: Plumes of Ash in Moonlight [2 CDs] <i>[ Prevost / Solberg / Pettersen / Moore / Brice / Hardie-Bick:
Plumes of Ash in Moonlight [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(Split Rock Records -- USA )

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Bringing together two innovative improvising percussionists--Eddie Prevost of AMM fame, and Stale Liavik Solberg (VCDC, John Butcher)--for a studio album of wide-ranging and sometimes hair-raising electroacoustic improvisation, recorded live and unedited with Olie Brice on double bass, Tony Hardie-Bick on piano & tapes, Ed Pettersen on lap steel, and NO Moore on guitar.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Carlos Santos: Surfaces <i Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Carlos Santos:
Surfaces [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An immersive album of collective sound from the Portugues quintet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, and Carlos Santos on computer, developing rich sonic environments of great detail and intense patience, a tremendous journey that rewards the careful listener.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Olaf Rupp / Guilherme Rodrigues : Man Is Wolf To Man <i>[Used Item]</i> Rodrigues, Ernesto / Olaf Rupp / Guilherme Rodrigues :
Man Is Wolf To Man [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Guitarist Olaf Rupp recorded this trio session with violist Ernesto Rodrigues and cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, capturing five improvisations from around 8 minutes to 18 in length, the first three demonstrating intense interaction with an overall sense of restraint, closing with two more reflective works, a beautiful balance of reductionist sensibility amid superb technique.

ROVA (Raskin / Ochs / Voigt / Ackley): Saxophone Diplomacy <i>[Used Item]</i> ROVA (Raskin / Ochs / Voigt / Ackley):
Saxophone Diplomacy [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A much needed reissue of the ROVA Saxophone Quartet's historic 1983 tour of Russia, Latvia and Romania, as Jon Raskin on alto, baritone & soprano sax plus clarinet, Andrew Voigt on alto, sopranino & soprano sax + flute, Bruce Ackley on soprano sax & clarinet, and Larry Ochts on tenor & sopranino sax tear apart six incredible multi-reed improvisations; incredible!

Snekkestad / Fernandez / Guy: The Swiftest Traveler <i>[Used Item]</i> Snekkestad / Fernandez / Guy:
The Swiftest Traveler [Used Item]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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An exhilarating live concert from the international trio led by Scandinavian saxophonist Torben Snekkestad, with Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez, and British double bass player Barry Guy, blurring the lines between free improvisation, free jazz, and contemporary classical music in quick-witted interaction and explorative, innovative sounds and textures.

Solal, Claudia / Benoit Delbecq: Hope Town <i>[Used Item]</i> Solal, Claudia / Benoit Delbecq:
Hope Town [Used Item]

(RogueArt -- France )

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French vocalist Claudia Solal provides the lyrics--sung-spoken narratives, prose and poetic forms--performed with pianist Benoit Delbecq, who uses internal preparations and a variety of creative approaches to keys, both intricate and melodic, setting the fascinating and insightful stories that Solal spiels; a wonderful union of instrument and word.

Sub-Unit #1: Potential & Kinetic Energies <i>[Used Item]</i> Sub-Unit #1:
Potential & Kinetic Energies [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Turbulence: Eddy Flux <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
Eddy Flux [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Turbulence: Paroxysmal Attacks <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
Paroxysmal Attacks [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Turbulence: Son Of Cosmocentric <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
Son Of Cosmocentric [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Turbulence: The Conception Of Sense <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
The Conception Of Sense [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Turbulence: Tumult <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
Tumult [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Turbulence: Upheaval <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
Upheaval [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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VocColours / Yoichiro Kita: Live in Japan <i>[Used Item]</i> VocColours / Yoichiro Kita:
Live in Japan [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A strange album of vocal improvisation from the the VocCoulours quartet of Brigitte Kuepper, Gala Gabriele Hummel, Norbert Zajac, and Iouri Grankin, performing live with Koichi Makigami on (voice & theremin), Yoichiro Kita (trumpet & laptop), Keiko Komori (bass clarinet), and Morgan Fisher (keyboards & toys); a truly unique album of startling utterance, texture, and environment.

Adachi, Tomomi / Jaap Blonk: Asemic Dialogues <i>[Used Item]</i> Adachi, Tomomi / Jaap Blonk:
Asemic Dialogues [Used Item]

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Performing together since 2004 between Tokyo and Amsterdam, Dutch vocal improviser, innovator and electronicist Jaap Blonk meets Japanese vocal improviser and fellow electronics artist Tomomi Adachi at Lettretage in Berlin in 2017, recording this, the 5th in Kontrans' Electronic Improvisation, for two extended and energetic dialogs of unique creative interplay.

Adkins, Michael Quartet: Rotator <i>[Used Item]</i> Adkins, Michael Quartet:
Rotator [Used Item]

(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.

Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD] <i>[Used Item]</i> Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn):
Weave [CD & DVD] [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.

Bae, Choi Sun / Junji Hirose / Motoharu Yoshizawa / Kim Dae Hwan: Arirang Fantasy <i>[Used Item]</i> Bae, Choi Sun / Junji Hirose / Motoharu Yoshizawa / Kim Dae Hwan:
Arirang Fantasy [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 1995 live concert at Romanisches Cafe in Tokyo from the South Korean and Japanese free improvising quartet of Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Junji Hirose on tenor & soprano saxophones, Motoharu Yoshizawa on electric vertical five strings bass, and Kim Dae Hwan on percussion, in five collective improvisations including an homage to Charlie Parker.

Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 4 <i>[Used Item]</i> Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 4 [Used Item]

(Swarming -- France )

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Using the building site of the Paris Philharmonie as their source location and inspiration, the trio of Pascal Battus using found objects, Bertrand Gauget on saxophone, and Eric La Casa on microphones, improvise and record the background sounds, machines, and environmental influences, using those recordings to create these three fascinating compositions.

Bishop, Jeb / Dan Ruccia: Scratch Slice Jag <i>[Used Item]</i> Bishop, Jeb / Dan Ruccia:
Scratch Slice Jag [Used Item]

(Out & Gone Records -- USA )

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Trombonist Jeb Bishop and North Carolina-based Out & Gone Collective member, violist Dan Ruccia, after touring and performing with Eugene Chadbourne, Dan Lilley, and David Menestres, found their sound so compatible that they recorded this duo album using the languages of free jazz, chamber music, and extended improvisations to create something unexpected and rare.

Blonk, Jaap : Irrelevant Comments <i>[Used Item]</i> Blonk, Jaap :
Irrelevant Comments [Used Item]

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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As he delves further into electronics, Netherlands vocal improviser and experimental artists Jaap Blonk finds an ever-increasing array of approaches to modify his voice and set it into alien and astounding environments, here in 16 tracks of musique concrete, sound poetry, pulse based electronics, soundscapes, and inexplicable hybrids of the same.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE] [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington): Concept of Freedom <i>[Used Item]</i> Braxton, Anthony (+Duke Ellington):
Concept of Freedom [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Brighton, Ian: Imaginings <i>[Used Item]</i> Brighton, Ian:
Imaginings [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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Looking back and fondly imagining some of the locations and configuration that UK guitarist Ian Brighton played in the 70s, Brighton developed the pieces on this album, each compositions varying the personnel from life-long partners (Taylor, Wachsmann, Mattos) to musicians Brighton has performed with since his 2016 return to improvisation (Carrier, Beresford, Metcalfe).

Bucher / Countryman (w/ Simon Tan / Isla Antinero): Extremely Live in Manila <i>[Used Item]</i> Bucher / Countryman (w/ Simon Tan / Isla Antinero):
Extremely Live in Manila [Used Item]

(ChapChap Records -- Japan )

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A live concert in Quezon City from the Manila based duo of Rich Countryman on alto saxophone and Swiss drummer Christian Bucher, who are joined on one track by acoustic bassist Simon Tan and trombonist Isla Antinero.

Butcher, John / Philippe Lauzier / Eric Normand: How Does This Happen? <i>[Used Item]</i> Butcher, John / Philippe Lauzier / Eric Normand:
How Does This Happen? [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The Montreal free improvising, experimenting duo "Not The Music" of bassist Eric Norman & bass clarinetist Philippe Lauzier invited UK saxophonist John Butcher for concerts in Ottawa and Montreal, recording the two impressive 5-part series heard on this album--"en consequence" (consequently) and "par irruption" (by bursting), of masterful and profoundly pensive prowess.

Cappozzo, Cecile Trio (Grente / Ziemniak w/ Jean-Luc Cappozzo): Sub Rosa <i>[Used Item]</i> Cappozzo, Cecile Trio (Grente / Ziemniak w/ Jean-Luc Cappozzo):
Sub Rosa [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

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The French free improvising trio of pianist Cecile Cappozzo, double bassist Patrice Grente, and drummer Etienne Ziemniak are heard in performance at "la Maison en Bois" in Abbeville-la-Riviere in 2018, with trumpeter Jean-Luc Capozzo joining them on the title track, as they bring order to the 4 part "Chaos" through superb collective improvisation.

Chevallier, David  / Valentin Ceccaldi: Zebres <i>[Used Item]</i> Chevallier, David / Valentin Ceccaldi:
Zebres [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

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Two generations of improvisers--Valentin Ceccaldi on cello the senior, and the younger performer, David Chevallier on electric guitar and 6- and 12-stringed acoustic guitars--meet for the first time to intertwine strings in Nantes, France, with Benjamin Duboc recording seven diverse dialogs of imaginative style and authoritative technique.

D'Agaro, Daniele / Ernst Glerum / Han Bennink: Strandjutters <i>[Used Item]</i> D'Agaro, Daniele / Ernst Glerum / Han Bennink:
Strandjutters [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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D'Agaro, Daniele: Chicago Overtones <i>[Used Item]</i> D'Agaro, Daniele:
Chicago Overtones [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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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.

Davis / Mitchell / Ortiz / Shipp: New American Songbooks, Volume 2 [VINYL]  <i>[Used Item]</i> Davis / Mitchell / Ortiz / Shipp:
New American Songbooks, Volume 2 [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Sound American/Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The 2nd volume of Sound American's "New American Songbooks" turns from the 1st volume's group approach to the singular voices of 4 masterful pianists--Kris Davis, Matt Mitchell, Aruan Ortiz, and Matthew Shipp--as they interpret the music of traditional hymns, Carla Bley, filmaker/composer Ed Bland, and bandcamp era composers Ryan Power & Christopher Weisman.

Davis, Anthony  / Paul Plimley / Al Neil / John Kameel Farah: Past Piano Present | Live at Western F Davis, Anthony / Paul Plimley / Al Neil / John Kameel Farah:
Past Piano Present | Live at Western Front 1985 - 2015 [VINYL LP with DOWNLOAD] [Used Item]

(Western Front New Music -- Canada )

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Four innovative and creative pianists performing solo at the Western Front between 1985 and 2015--Anthony Davis, Paul Plimley, Al Neil, John Kameel Farah--compiled on this extraordinary LP, the 2nd essential archive from one of Canada's most important performance spaces.

Derome, Jean : Resistances <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome, Jean :
Resistances [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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With many participants from Ensemble Musique and the Montreal Musique Actuelle scene, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jean Derome directs an ensemble into the exploration of electricity and "Resistances", blending electronics, turntable, 60 Hz hums and other electronics into an orchestra of improvisers executing his dynamic 16 movement composition.

Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay): Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note <i Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay):
Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Eleven songs by Montreal trombonist Scott Thomson, settings of poems by P.K. Page (1916-2010), one of Canada's distinguished literary figures, in a band with Pierre Tanguay on drums, Yves Charuest on sax, Nicolas Caloia on double bass, and Susanna Hood on vocals.

Distel, Herbert: Railnotes [2 CDs] <i>[Used Item]</i> Distel, Herbert:
Railnotes [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Two slow-motion radio pieces by Swiss audio artist Herbert Distel that blur the threshold between the "real" sound world and the sonic realms of illusion and imagination.

Dorner, Axel / Jason Kahn: For Berner Munster (Im Berner Munster) <i>[Used Item]</i> Dorner, Axel / Jason Kahn:
For Berner Munster (Im Berner Munster) [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

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The pairing of German trumpeter Axel Dorner, and NY-born experimental artist Jason Kahn living and performing in Zurich, brings the tradition of avant free jazz and nonidiomatic improvisation into an unusual merging of techniques and approaches, each applying their advanced virtuosity to this intense concert, recorded during Hamburg's Zoom In Festival, 2017.

Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs: Electrosonics <i>[Used Item]</i> Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs:
Electrosonics [Used Item]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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An album of improvised electronics from frequent collaborators Paul Dunmall on a Yamaha WX11 electronic wind instrument, and Philip Gibbs performing on electric guitar, in 9-parts exploring the unusual tonalities in both expansive and highly technical approaches.

Edwards, Marc / Guillaume Gargaud: Black Hole Universe Edwards, Marc / Guillaume Gargaud:
Black Hole Universe

(Atypeek Music -- USA )

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A shredding session between French improvisational guitarist Guillaume Gargaud and NY free jazz drummer Marc Edwards (Slipstream Time Travel), recorded in Queens, NY in 2017, for 5 rapid-fire displays of pyrotechnics and attentive dialog, as they take themselves to the cliff's edge and back in a dizzying album of dense technical dexterity and harmolodic force.

Endresen, Sidsel / Jan Bang: Hum <i>[Used Item]</i> Endresen, Sidsel / Jan Bang:
Hum [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

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Using sampler, dictaphone, and voice, the duo of Sidsel Endresen and Jan Bang improvise and interact to create unorthodox hybrids of fractured electronics and articulated word, as edgy and engaging as it is unusual, captured live at Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene, in Oslo, Norway in 2016, a great followup to Bang's "And Poppies From Kandahar" Samadhi album.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Jeux De Pistes <i>[Used Item]</i> Ensemble SuperMusique:
Jeux De Pistes [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Ensemble SuperMusique devotes itself to Montreal's "Musique Actuelle" and free improv community in assemblages of some of their finest players, here in a live concert in 2016 at Amphitheater du Gesu in Montreal with a stunning set of performers presenting the work of 4 composer.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les porteuses d'O <i>[Used Item]</i> Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les porteuses d'O [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Montreal's superb ensemble of improvisers explore the integration of composed music with improvisation, here in 3 graphic scores from from Danielle Palardy Roger, Joane Hetu, and Lisa Cay Miller, allowing individual performers extensive freedom within fixed compositional frameworks leading to extraordinary and unexpected results, captured lived at Amphitheatre du Gesu in 2017.

Eskelin, Ellery: Solo Live At Snugs <i>[Used Item]</i> Eskelin, Ellery:
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(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Ellery Eskelin performing solo on tenor saxophone at 61 Local in Brooklyn, NY, four original compositions, personal and distinctive improvisation like listening to tales from a well seasoned and adept traveler.

Estamos Trio: People's Historia <i>[Used Item]</i> Estamos Trio:
People's Historia [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Taking song titles from the Arawak language, the Estamos Trio of Thollem McDonas (piano), Milo Tamez (drums) and Carmina Escobar (voice & electronics) brings together artists from the Mexican/U.S. border, creating beautiful creative works.

Eye Contact (Heyner / Sawyer / Lavelle): War Rug <i>[Used Item]</i> Eye Contact (Heyner / Sawyer / Lavelle):
War Rug [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

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The New York free improvising trio of Matthew Heyner (Test, Malkuth) on bass, Matt Lavelle on trumpet and clarinet and Ryan Sawyer (Tall Firs, Stars Like Fleas) on drums in the follow-up to their 2005 Utech double CD "Embracing The Tide / Making Eye Contact With God", an impressive release of expressive technique and ritualistic drive.

Eye Contact (Heyner / Sawyer / Lavelle): War Rug <i>[Used Item]</i> Eye Contact (Heyner / Sawyer / Lavelle):
War Rug [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

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The New York free improvising trio of Matthew Heyner (Test, Malkuth) on bass, Matt Lavelle on trumpet and clarinet and Ryan Sawyer (Tall Firs, Stars Like Fleas) on drums in the follow-up to their 2005 Utech double CD "Embracing The Tide / Making Eye Contact With God", an impressive release of expressive technique and ritualistic drive.

Falaise, Bernard : Lezardes et zebrures <i>[Used Item]</i> Falaise, Bernard :
Lezardes et zebrures [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A wonderfully inventive and enjoyable solo guitar album from Montreal guitarist Bernard Falaise, a member of Miriodor, Klaxon Gueule, les Projectionnistes, Diesel and other groups, here mostly focused on acoustic guitar with open turning fed into effects pedals, alongside pieces for electric guitar, glockenspiel and melodica; magnifique!

Fasteau, Kali. Z / Kidd Jordan / L.M. Rozie: Intuit <i>[Used Item]</i> Fasteau, Kali. Z / Kidd Jordan / L.M. Rozie:
Intuit [Used Item]

(Flying Note -- USA )

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If any artist deserves the moniker "world music" it's Kali Z. Fasteau, who embraces a wide set of instruments with both seriousness and wonder, performing here on drum set, nai flute, viola, mizmar, aquasonic, and voice, alongside Kidd Jordan (sax) and L. Mixashawn Rozie (winds).

Forsyth, Chris / Nate Wooley: Third [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i> Forsyth, Chris / Nate Wooley:
Third [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Rekem Records -- Great Britain )

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The 3rd collaboration between guitarist Chris Forsyth and trumpeter Nate Wooley following "The Duchess of Oysterville" and "Chocolate Monk", here recording live in concert in Philadelphia for the two part "Evening Rage", creating rich sonic palettes of unexpected sound.

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Wide Eyed [Used Item]

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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Pianist Danny Fox's trio with bassist Chris van Voorst van Beest and drummer Max Goldman in an album showing how the tight rapport this touring band has developed on the road, performing Fox's melodic and inventive compositions with a wealth of influences and style.

Freedman, Lori : Solor <i>[Used Item]</i> Freedman, Lori :
Solor [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The counterpart to Montreal bass clarinetist Lori Freedman's album "Excess" of recordings from her 11-city North American solo tour "The Virtuosity of Excess", this CD "Solor" was developed after that tour allowing Freedman to focus on her past and current creative work, presenting 5 of her solo compositions, 3 of which were written for the album, plus two improvisations.

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: ETO <i>[Used Item]</i> Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York:
ETO [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

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Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York in a work based on the Chinese zodiac, referred to as "Eto", in a celebration of husband and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura's 60th birthday, and of the 12 animals of the zodiac.

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Indication [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianist Satoko Fujii in eight solo compositions and a traditional Japanese folk song, recorded in New York City, 1996 and remastered in 2004.



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