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Jazz
 
Barretto, Carlos: Lokomotiv Barretto, Carlos:
Lokomotiv

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $16.95

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BassDrumBone: The Other Parade BassDrumBone:
The Other Parade

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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The remarkable trio of basist Mark Helias, drummer Gerry Hemingway and trombonist Ray Anderson in a release that brings modern language to traditional jazz, blues, and Louisiana rhythms.

Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c):
Bathysphere

(Driff Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A 15-member ensemble of Boston area improvisers plus guests Jeb Bishop, Tony Malaby and Taylor Ho Bynum, taking their name from the deep-sea submersibles used for exploring, as this band survey's large form improvisation that blends free and melodic jazz in adventurous ways.

Bauder, Matt / Wallace, Zach / Siegel, Aaron: Memorize The Sky Bauder, Matt / Wallace, Zach / Siegel, Aaron:
Memorize The Sky

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bauder, Matt: Day in Pictures Bauder, Matt:
Day in Pictures

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A brilliant NY quintet led by reedist Matt Bauder, with trumpeter Nate Wooley, pianist Angelica Sanxhez, bassist Jason Ajemian & dummer Tomas Fujiwara, an album dedicated to Donald Walden, Bill Dixon & Fred Anderson.

Bauder, Matt: Paper Gardens Bauder, Matt:
Paper Gardens

(Porter Records -- USA )

Price: $8.38

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Reed player Bauder with reedist Matan Roberts, cellist Loren Dempster and bassist Reuben Radding in a work inspired by gardens of brightly colored construction-paper models.

Bauer /  Kowald / Sommer: Between Heaven and Earth Bauer / Kowald / Sommer:
Between Heaven and Earth

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Bauer / Bauer / Kropinski / Sachse: Doppelmoppel - Outside This Area Bauer / Bauer / Kropinski / Sachse:
Doppelmoppel - Outside This Area

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Over 25 years the 2 trombones of the German brothers Bauer and guitarists Kropinski & Sachse have released 3 albums, Outside This Area a "Walk" in 11 parts.

Bay's Leap: Swans Over Dorking Bay's Leap:
Swans Over Dorking

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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The debut album by the British Improvised Music trio Bay's Leap of clarinetist Noel Taylor, pianist Clare Simmonds and cellist James Barralet, presenting 11 spontaneously improvised compositions that bridge avant jazz and contemporary classical chamber music.

Bech / Tchicai: Blues In Green Yellow Red Bech / Tchicai:
Blues In Green Yellow Red

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

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Saxophonist Bjorn Bech wrote this Miles-tinged modern jazz suite - a cycle in musical nature - specifically to perform in concert with John Tchicai, with Martin Dam on trumpet and Margriet Naber Tchicai on piano, &c.

Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans): Out In Here Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans):
Out In Here

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Pianist/composer Gordon Beeferman's trio with bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer/percussionist Michael Evans in an entirely acoustic record that conjures up electronica, noise, free jazz, and new-complexity, in a sublimely creative fashion.

Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway: There's Nothing Better To Do Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway:
There's Nothing Better To Do

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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A live recording at Levontin 7 in Tel Aviv between drummer/percussionist Gerry Hemingway and Israeli free jazz luminary Albert Beger on alto & soprano saxophones, a playful and interactive session.

Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson: Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013 Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson:
Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Instant compositions live at Sunset in Paris, 2013 from the quartet of Burton Greene on piano & percussion, Alan Silva on synthesizer, Adelhai Bennani on tenor sax, and Chris Henderson on electronic drums, an essential update from a trailblazing band that started in 1964.

Bennani, Abdelhai Trio: There Starts the Future Bennani, Abdelhai Trio:
There Starts the Future

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $18.95

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Moroccan tenor saxophonist in a trio with Benjamin Duboc & Edward Perraud, extended examinations on tracks of extended technique and expressive approaches to improv.

Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith: Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens a Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith:
Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens and the SME

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Bennett / Johnston / Mezzacappa / Rosaly: Shipwreck 4 Bennett / Johnston / Mezzacappa / Rosaly:
Shipwreck 4

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Named for Shipwreck Studios, this is the first meeting between San Francisco Bay Area improvisers Darren Johnston (trumpet), Aaron Bennett (sax) and Lisa Mezzacappa (bass) with Chicago drummer Frank Rosaly, for 6 tracks of outstanding interactive and playful improvisation.

Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

Bennink, Han: Bennink # Co Bennink, Han:
Bennink # Co

(Ilk Music -- Denmark )

Price: $16.95

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Dutch drummer Han Bennink plays a wild and at times aggressive free jazz set alongside Joachim Badehorst (sax, clarinets), and Simon Toldam (piano) at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival.

Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke: Moon [2 CDs] Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke:
Moon [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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After performing at a night dedicated to Ed Blackwell and Don Cherry, vibraphone legend Karl Berger invited trumpeter Knuffke to Woodstock to teach and perform with him, from which this lovely album of duets was born, 2 CDs of original compositions of free and lyrical playing.

Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs: After The Storm Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs:
After The Storm

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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During a 2012 visit from the UK, guitarist Philip Gibbs traveled to Woodstock with vibraphonist/pianist Karl Berger and free vocalist Mossa Bildner, recording these 6 beautiful tracks in Berger's studio.

Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen: Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen:
Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The electrified acoustic trio of vibraphonist Karl Berger (NY), trumpeter and electronic artist Werner Hasler (Switzerland) and drummer Gilbert Paeffgen (Switzerland), exotic groove-based jazz.

Berger, Karl: Gently Unfamiliar Berger, Karl:
Gently Unfamiliar

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Pianist, vibraphonist, and composer Karl Berger presents his 2nd release in a trilogy of Tzadik CDs that started with the solo "Strangely Familiar", here in a trio with Joe Fonda on bass and Harvey Sorgen on drums, lyrical free bop jazz in 7 rich and distinctive movements.

Bergin, Sean / Bicudo, Rogerio: Tale of Three City's Bergin, Sean / Bicudo, Rogerio:
Tale of Three City's

(Pingo -- The Netherlands )

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Brazilian guitarist Bicudo and wind player Sean Bergin meet in a musical friendship that brings together Satie, Pixinguinha and Coltrane on the same record!

Bergmann, Hubert: Quietas Miniatures <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmann, Hubert:
Quietas Miniatures [Used Item]

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

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"Miniatures. Recorded as early as 1990, but currently playing (?) Hung up, he shows his introspective side. He leaves with a steady hand and a permeable sense of life, from which one could never learn to dive and rise in the past displa...

Bergmann, Hubert: Reminiszenzen <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmann, Hubert:
Reminiszenzen [Used Item]

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

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"Hubert Bergmann is still too little known in regard to his improvisational lucidity and conscientious tackling of past issues of jazz pianism. Reminiszenzen, released in 2010, lasts 75 minutes; usually I consider this duration excessiv...

Berman, Josh & His Gang: There Now Berman, Josh & His Gang:
There Now

(Delmark -- USA )

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Cornetist Berman's band with Jeb Bishop (trombone), Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Keefe Jackson (sax), Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Joshua Abrams (bass) & Frank Rosaly (drums) mixing new and standard compositions.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me

(ECM -- Germany )

Price: $10.00

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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Berne, Tim & The Copenhagen Art Ensemble: Open, Coma Berne, Tim & The Copenhagen Art Ensemble:
Open, Coma

(Screwgun -- USA )

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2000 studio and live release from Tim Berne with a big band grouping of the Copenhagen Art Ensemble including trumpeter Herb Robertson and guitarist Marc Ducret.

Berne, Tim - Snakeoil: Shadow Man Berne, Tim - Snakeoil:
Shadow Man

(ECM -- Germany )

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The second release from saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil project with Oscar Noriega on clarinet, Matt Mitchell on keys, and Ches Smith on drum & vibes, an amazing achievment in complex lyrical music that is as accessible as it is intelligent.

Berne, Tim / Science Friction: The sublime and. Berne, Tim / Science Friction:
The sublime and.

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $16.45

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Berne, Tim: Insomnia Berne, Tim:
Insomnia

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Two key Berne compositions - "The Proposal" and "Open Coma" - recorded in 1997 with an incredible band including Bakida Carroll, Marc Ducret, Erik Friedlander, Jim Black, Chris Speed, &c.

Berne, Tim: Science Friction 3CD Berne, Tim:
Science Friction 3CD

(Screwgun -- USA )

Price: $29.95

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Bernstein, Steven: Diaspora Suite Bernstein, Steven:
Diaspora Suite

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Steven Bernstein's fourth installment in his Diaspora series, exploring Jewish tradition through original compositions performed with Ben Goldberg, Peter Apfelbaum, &c.

Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre: Ellen's Bar Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre:
Ellen's Bar

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarist Antoine Berthiaume leads the trio of Michel Donato (bass) and Pierre Tanguay (drums) in this lively album of eleven original compositions.

Bianco, Tony: Utoma Quartet Bianco, Tony:
Utoma Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Borrowing from Elvin Jones' concepts, drummer Bianco's band uses 2 saxophones (Mike Fletcher and Mark Hanslip), bass (Colin Somervell) and drums, for energetic and ecstatic jazz compositions creating a continual pulse with long lines and looped synchronicity.

Bica, Carlos & Azul: Things About Bica, Carlos & Azul:
Things About

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Double bassist and composer Carlos Bica's Azul with guitarist Frank Mobus and drummer Jim Black in their 5th album, bringing jazz and elements of rock together into a lyrical and alluring set of recordings.

Bica, Carlos + Materia Prima Bica, Carlos + Materia Prima:

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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New perspectives in Portuguese jazz, a remarkable balance between folk elements and a unique vision for modern jazz, in eight original songs and two covers including one from Marc Ribot.

Bik Bent Braam: Extremen <i>[Used Item]</i> Bik Bent Braam:
Extremen [Used Item]

(BBB -- The Netherlands )

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"Extremen" investigates Bik Bent Braam's outer limits with an approach of no play list, no bandleader, no set tempi, making each performance an adventure.

Biondini / Godard / Niggli: Mavi Biondini / Godard / Niggli:
Mavi

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95

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Exhiliarating melodic free jazz from the trio of Biondini (accordion), Godard (tuba & serpent) and Niggli (drums & percussion) in an album referencing the clear blue color of earth as seen from space.

Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra: 1000 Words Bishop, Jeb & Jorrit Dijkstra:
1000 Words

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The duo of trombonist Jeb Bishop and saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra in a studio release from Chicago performing a dozen succinct free improvisations using nothing but their horns and mutes.

Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly): Accortet Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly):
Accortet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O. Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo:
Row for William O.

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.

Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo: Floating Ice Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo:
Floating Ice

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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NY bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp continue their collaborations from their trio work with Whit Dickey in this duo release recorded in the studio, beautiful and amazing telepathic communication.

Bjorkenheim / Parker / Drake: dmg @ the stone December 26, 2006 Bjorkenheim / Parker / Drake:
dmg @ the stone December 26, 2006

(DMG ARC -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Scorch Trio's guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim in a live trio with William Parker and Hamid Drake at the Stone in NYC, two incredible sets, the best of which are captured on this CD.

Bjorkenheim, Raoul / Bill Laswell / Morgan Agren: Blixt Bjorkenheim, Raoul / Bill Laswell / Morgan Agren:
Blixt

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The 1st release by the power trio of bassist Bill Laswell, drummer Morgan Agren, and guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim, with shades of Hendrix, Guru Guru, and Massacre, muscular electric improv for the 21st century.

Bjorkenheim, Raoul / eCsTaSy: Out Of The Blue Bjorkenheim, Raoul / eCsTaSy:
Out Of The Blue

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Ecstatic modern improvised music from electric guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheims quartet with drummer Markku Ounaskari, bassist Jori Huhtala, and saxophonist Pauli Lyytinen, in their second album blending complex time signatures with beautiful sonic environments.

Bjorkenheim, Raoul / eCsTaSy: eCsTaSy Bjorkenheim, Raoul / eCsTaSy:
eCsTaSy

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Finnish guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheim in his 4th Cuneiform release of intense electric jazz with young Finnish players Pauli Lyytinen (saxophones), Jori Huhtala (contrabass) and Markku Ounaskari (drums), forceful music that transports the listener with power and form.

Black / Dunn / Noriega / Speed: Endangered Blood Black / Dunn / Noriega / Speed:
Endangered Blood

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The acoustic quartet of NY improvisers drummer Jim Black, bassist Trevor Dunn, and saxophonists Oscar Noriega and Chris Speed, pushing the jazz genre while powered by tradition.

Black Host (Cleaver / Cooper-Moore / Seabrook / Jones / Niggenkemper): Life in the Sugar Candle Mine Black Host (Cleaver / Cooper-Moore / Seabrook / Jones / Niggenkemper):
Life in the Sugar Candle Mines

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Drummer Gerald Cleaver leads this New York quintet through eight original compositions that fuse improvisation with modern jazz, post-punk, and electrified noise.

Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely): Perilous Architecture [VINYL] Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely):
Perilous Architecture [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $25.95

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Brooklyn trombonist Dan Blacksberg's and the powerful rhythm section of bassist Matt Engle (Shot X Shot) & drummer Mike Szekely (Anthony Braxton Quartet) in their 2nd NoBusiness release, performing compositions pushing the limits of the trombone while adhering to jazz roots.

Blacksheep: s/t Blacksheep:
s/t

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00

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With members of the Satoko Fujii Orchestra and Shibusashirazu Orchestra, the trio fo blacksheep create a balance of serious and humorous improvisation of great ability.

Blah Blah 666: It's Only Life! Blah Blah 666:
It's Only Life!

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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An eclectic assortment of old-fashioned entertainment, pre-harmonic bop, and Canada's new wave of avant garde mariachi from Jean Martin, Nick Fraser, Justin Haynes, &c..

Blake, Michael / Kresten Osgood: Control This Blake, Michael / Kresten Osgood:
Control This

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A set of saxophone & drums duo from Ex-Loung Lizard Blake and Copenhagen/NY drummer Osgood, free and melodic music with great rhythmic and harmonic diversity.

Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton: A Memory Of Vienna Blake, Ran & Anthony Braxton:
A Memory Of Vienna

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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In 1988, on the spur of the moment, Blake and Braxton met to record this set of 8 standards, including pieces by Monk, Parker, Gillespie, Miles Davis, Mal Waldron, &c.

Blake, Ran / Sara Serpa: Aurora Blake, Ran / Sara Serpa:
Aurora

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Newcomer vocalist Sara Serpa is accompanied by her mentor, pianist Ran Blake, for a set of wide-ranging jazz songs that are unconventionally and emotionally performed.

Blake, Ran solo / duo with David "Knife" Fabris: Vilnius Noir [VINYL] Blake, Ran solo / duo with David "Knife" Fabris:
Vilnius Noir [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A vinyl-only limited edition album of Ran Blake's live performance on December 10, 2010 at St. Catherine's Church, performing mostly solo, and in duos with guitarist David "Knife" Fabris.

Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy:
That Certain Feeling

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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2010 master of this 1990 classic, not your average book of standards, pianist Blake takes an unusual and broad take on Gershwin with the help of saxophonists Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy.

Blake, Ran: Plays Solo Piano Blake, Ran:
Plays Solo Piano

(ESP -- USA )

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Reissuing pianist Ran Blake's 1965 ESP release presenting original compositions and works by Ornette Coleman and George Russell, along with arrangements of standards, an expressive and passionate release heralding Blake's long and brilliant career.

Blaser, Samuel / Benoit Delbecq / Gerry Hemingway: Fourth Landscape Blaser, Samuel / Benoit Delbecq / Gerry Hemingway:
Fourth Landscape

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Trombonist Samuel Blaser leads a trio of Benoit Delbecqu (piano & keys) and Gerry Hemingway (drums & percussion) through 11 tracks that merge modern improvisation with conceptual compositional elements creating intense, introspective & intelligent music.



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