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Turbulence: Friction Coefficients Turbulence:
Friction Coefficients

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Saxophonist & flutist Bonnie Kane (W.O.O.) joins the Turbulence group, the extended horn section of the Leap of Faith Orchestra from Boston area collective Evil Clown led by David Peck (PEK), a concert that was live-streamed to Youtube during the Covid-19 Pandemic in February 2020, in a sextet with four reedists, two trumpeters, electronics, drums & extensive percussion.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: The Riddle Of Steel Metal Chaos Ensemble:
The Riddle Of Steel

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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This Boston-area collective ensemble explores chaotic rhythms on metallic instruments, heard in this 2019 recordings with three horns, doubled percussion and electronics, analog synthesis, and driving drum and bass work from Yuri Zbitnov and Mike Gruen, leveraging the Evil Clown arsenal of percussive devices as they perform an extended improvisations covering a wide scope of sonority and concept.

Futterman / Levin / DuRoche: Timeless Memories Futterman / Levin / DuRoche:
Timeless Memories

(JDF/CLM -- USA )

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Bringing together exemplary jazz musicians from three cities--Virginia-based pianist Joel Futterman, Bary Area multi-reedist Ike Levin, and Portland, OR percussionist Tim DuRochse, for two sets of dynamic collective free jazz with a lyrical intent, joyfully spontaneous music that unfolds in ways that appear composed through the compatibility and familiarity of each artist.

Futterman, Joel: Silhouettes Futterman, Joel:
Silhouettes

(Progressive Records -- USA )

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This '93 solo concert at Norfolk Academy in Virginia finds free jazz pianist Joel Futterman reflecting on standards and jazz repertoire by inference & reference, improvising over 7 original compositions and Coltrane's "Naima", with moments of lyrical delicacy, savvy swinging sections, and reflective Monk moods, all filtered through his Futteran's powerful creative drive.

Futterman, Joel / Alvin Fielder / Ike Levin Trio: Live At The Blue Monk Futterman, Joel / Alvin Fielder / Ike Levin Trio:
Live At The Blue Monk

(Charles Lester Music -- USA )

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A burning live album presenting two sets of collective free jazz at Portland, Oregon's Blue Monk in 2006 from the trio of frequent collaborators Alvin Fielder on drumsn, Joel Futterman on piano, soprano sax & wooden flute, and Ike Levin on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet, a concert of great range, from explosive freneticism to introspective spaciousness.

Jordan, Kidd / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Alvin Fielder : Live At The Guelph Jazz Festival 20 Jordan, Kidd / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Alvin Fielder :
Live At The Guelph Jazz Festival 2011

(Creative Collective -- USA )

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The 2011 Guelph Jazz Festival presented this quartet of legendary players--William Parker on bass, Alvin Fielder on drums & percussion, Joel Futterman on piano & flute, and Kidd Jordan on tenor saxophone--for an exemplary concert of jazz that uses free approaches to create melodic, inventive and soulful music, the expansive conversations sophisticated and wonderfully exhilarating.

Webber/Morris Big Band: Both Are True Webber/Morris Big Band:
Both Are True

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Since 2015, composers-performers-conductors Anna Webber and Angela Morris have brought their compositions and playing skill to their Webber/Morris Big Band, 18 stellar New York improvisers integrating improvisation and composed material in unorthodox ways & with extra-musical sources, heard here at Roulette in Brooklyn in 2018 and at Buckminster Forest in 2019.

Marsella, Brian: Gatos Do Sul Marsella, Brian:
Gatos Do Sul

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Pianist and composer Brian Marsella leads an all-star octet including Cyro Baptista, Mark Feldman, Jon Irabagon performing Marsella's lyrical and upbeat compositions inspired by classical, jazz, and folkloric Brazilian music and influenced by composers from Ernesto Nazareth, Heitor Villa-Lobos and Pixinguinha to Baden Powell and Egberto Gismonti; irrepressible!

Laswell, Bill (incl. Pharoah Sanders / Herbie Hancock / Chad Smith): Against Empire Laswell, Bill (incl. Pharoah Sanders / Herbie Hancock / Chad Smith):
Against Empire

(Mod Reloaded -- USA )

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Four rich and soulful pieces of electric jazz with an often Mwandishi-feel, from bassist Bill Laswell in a 9-piece ensemble of outstanding improvisers: Pharoah Sanders on sax, Peter Apfelbaum on sax, flute & keyboards, Herbie Hancock on electric piano, and 5 drummer/percussionsts--Jerry Marotta, Chad Smith, Hideo Yamaki, Satoyasu Shomura and, Adam Rudolph.

Douglas, Dave (w/ Joey Baron / Dave Adewumi / Matt Stevens / Fabian Almazan / Carmen Rothwell): Dizz Douglas, Dave (w/ Joey Baron / Dave Adewumi / Matt Stevens / Fabian Almazan / Carmen Rothwell):
Dizzy Atmosphere - Dizzy Gillespie at Zero Gravity

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Trumpeter Dave Douglas' tribute to the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, exploring the many facets of the great Be-Bop progenitor's work, including the more experimental side of his discography, performed with a band of great lyrical NY jazz musicians: Dave Adewumi on trumpet, Matt Stevens on guitar, Fabian Almazan on piano, Carmen Rothwell on bass, and Joey Baron on drums.

Bruckmann, Kyle: Triptych (Tautological) Bruckmann, Kyle:
Triptych (Tautological)

(Carrier Records -- USA )

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Performing on oboe, English horn and live electronics, West Coast double-reedist Kyle Bruckmann presents three extended solo works of deep electroacoustic binding, each dedicated to a writer, artist or musician: "A Spurious Autobiography for John Barth (2015)"; "An Extruded Introversion for Blixa Bargeld (2016)"; and "A Fuzzy Monolith for James Turrell (2015)".

Cooper-Moore / Assif Tsahar: Tells Untold Cooper-Moore / Assif Tsahar:
Tells Untold

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Cooper-Moore and Assif Tsahar's follow up to "America" is this gutsy and rhythmically compelling release of incredible creative intensity and drive.

Futterman / Levin / Fielder: Traveling Through Now Futterman / Levin / Fielder:
Traveling Through Now

(CLM -- USA )

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Urgent and inspired free improvisation from New Yorkers Futterman, Fielder and Levin in a studio release of their trio's original and spontaneous compositions.

Morris, Joe : Instantiation: Switches Morris, Joe :
Instantiation: Switches

(Glacial Erratic -- USA )

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The 4th in improving guitarist and composer Joe Morris' Instantiation series, where each part is unique, composed with specific notated and operational components such that it impossible to perform any of them the same way twice; performed with two active Boston improvisers, trombonist Eric Stilwell (hear on Joe Morris Trio "Value") and cellist & bassist Brad Barrett.

Musicworks: #136 Spring 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#136 Spring 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Spring 2020 issue of Canada's premiere new music magazine covering improvised, composed and experimental music, with reviews of recordings and live events and extensive articles, this issue featuring Anthony Pateras, Xuan Ye, sound artist April Aliermo and composer Lieke van der Voort; with a 15 track CD of work from those and other featured artists.

Evangelista, Karl (w/ Alexander Hawkins / Louis Moholo-Moholo / Trevor Watts): Apura! [2 CDs] Evangelista, Karl (w/ Alexander Hawkins / Louis Moholo-Moholo / Trevor Watts):
Apura! [2 CDs]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Filipino guitarist Karl Evangelista translates the name of the seminal South African sextet Chris McGregor Group's album "Very Urgent" to the tagalog equivalent--"Apura!"-- recording in London with McGregor group drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo and kindred soul Trevor Watts on saxophones, plus luminary pianist Alexander Hawkins, for a sophisticated album of exemplary collective improv.

Behrman, David / Paul Demarinis / Fern Friedman / Terri Hanlon / Anne Klingensmith: She's More Wild. Behrman, David / Paul Demarinis / Fern Friedman / Terri Hanlon / Anne Klingensmith:
She's More Wild... [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Austria )

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Originally released in 1981 as a 3-track 7", this collaborative project recorded at Mills College by David Behrman, Paul DeMarinis, Fern Friedman, Terri Hanlon and Anne Klingensmith is presented for the first time in its entirety, a quirky performance art work based on texts by Friedman and Hanlon in which female narrators comically embody a series of iconic roles.

Dickey, Whit (w/ Nate Wooley / Matthew Shipp): Morph [2 CDs] Dickey, Whit (w/ Nate Wooley / Matthew Shipp):
Morph [2 CDs]

(ESP -- USA )

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Two albums released together as a single-priced 2-CD set, NY drummer, composer and free improviser Whit Dickey leads two groupings: on Reckoning, a duet with frequent collaborator, pianist Matthew Shipp; and Pacific Noir, a trio with Shipp and trumpeter Nate Wooley; both superb examples of modern jazz with creative inventiveness and virtuouso execution.

Raska, Katariin / Christian Meaas Svendsen: Finding Ourselves In All Things Raska, Katariin / Christian Meaas Svendsen:
Finding Ourselves In All Things

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

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"Katariin Raska and Christian Meaas Svendsen have known each other for many years. They met in Oslo in 2012 and soon started working together in Katariin's band AIO. Their duo music is an abstract reminiscent of that music: folkish, pri...

Yandsen, Yong / Christian Meaas Svendsen / Paal Nilssen-Love: Hungry Ghosts Yandsen, Yong / Christian Meaas Svendsen / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Hungry Ghosts

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

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Chinese Buddhism defines "Hungry Ghosts" as beings who are driven by intense emotional needs in an animalistic way, an apt description of this trio's dynamic and often bristling collective free jazz, with Malaysian saxophonist Yong Yandsen and Norwegians, Christian Meaas Svendsen on bass and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, performing live in Kuala Lumpur, 2018.

Waade, Adrian Loseth : Kitchen Music Waade, Adrian Loseth :
Kitchen Music

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

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Norwegian violinist Adrian Løseth Waade's first release as a leader is this melodically-inclined album of brightly evocative improvisation, buoyant strings and creative rhythmic drive with Waade providing all compositions, performed with Kjartan Laereid Gullikstad on guitar, Bardur Reinert Poulsen on bass, and Simon Olderskog Albertsen on drums.

MacroQuarktet, The: The Complete Night: Live At The Stone NYC [2 CDs] MacroQuarktet, The:
The Complete Night: Live At The Stone NYC [2 CDs]

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

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NYC Downtown mainstays, trumpeters Dave Ballou and Herb Robertson, are heard in a full concert at The Stone in NYC in 2007 with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Tom Rainey, concentrating their work in the Satoko Fuji Orchestra and Orange Then Blue into their own quartet, this their first performance together their energy, inventivenss and enthusiasm is on full display.

Ellman, Liberty: Last Desert Ellman, Liberty:
Last Desert

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist/composer Liberty Ellman's album takes its name from the four deserts--Atacama in South America, the Gobi in China, the Sahara in Egypt, and the "White Desert" of Antarctica--in seven sophisticated compositions performed with Steve Lehman on alto sax, Stephan Crump on bass, Damion Reid on drums, Jonathan Finlayson on trumpet, and Jose Davila on tuba.

Oliveros, Pauline / Alan Courtis: Telematic Concert [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Oliveros, Pauline / Alan Courtis:
Telematic Concert [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(SpleenCoffin -- USA )

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An unreleased 2009 concert from the Deep Listening Institute's Dream Festival, performed virtually via collaborative software between American electronic innovator and Deep Listening artist Pauline Oliveros on accordion and expanded instrument system, and Argentinian experimental musician Alan Courtis (Reynols) on unstringed guitar, objects and live processing.

Shirioshi, Patrick: Descension [VINYL] Shirioshi, Patrick:
Descension [VINYL]

(Thin Wrist -- USA )

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A layered work of solo saxophone, electronics and noise from LA free improviser Patrick Shiroishi, the work often dark and primal contrasted with warmly passionate playing, in a work that reflects on the history of concentration camps for Japanese-American citizens during World War II, and on the current struggles of minorities around the globe; cathartic.

Futterman, Joel / Alvin Fielder / Ike Levin Trio: Live At The Blue Monk <i>[Used Item]</i> Futterman, Joel / Alvin Fielder / Ike Levin Trio:
Live At The Blue Monk [Used Item]

(Charles Lester Music -- USA )

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A burning live album presenting two sets of collective free jazz at Portland, Oregon's Blue Monk in 2006 from the trio of frequent collaborators Alvin Fielder on drumsn, Joel Futterman on piano, soprano sax & wooden flute, and Ike Levin on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet, a concert of great range, from explosive freneticism to introspective spaciousness.

Mattrey, Joanna : Veiled <i>[Used Item]</i> Mattrey, Joanna :
Veiled [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Frames [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Bain, Andrew / Alex Bonney / Peter Evans / John O'Gallagher: No Boundaries [VINYL] Bain, Andrew / Alex Bonney / Peter Evans / John O'Gallagher:
No Boundaries [VINYL]

(Whirlwind -- UK )

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London drummer & percussionist Andrew Bain leads a quartet with Alex Bonney on electronics & live processing, Peter Evans on trumpet & flugelhorn, and John O'Gallagher on alto sax, through two improvisations performed live at The Hexagon, Midlands Arts Centre, in Birmingham, UK in 2017, challenging idiom, genre & instrumental boundaries in a thorougly modern jazz ensemble.

Dietrich, Don: Option [VINYL] Dietrich, Don:
Option [VINYL]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )

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Recorded in 2019 as part of the OPTION series in Chicago, this is only Borbetomagus saxophonist Don Dietrich's second solo album, which is surprisingly his first solo performance, using an amplified tenor sax modified by effect pedals on a wild and boisterously harrowing performance of free improvisation by one of the preeminent practitioners of noise jazz.



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