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Piano & Keyboards


 
Ciciliani, Marko: Tullius Rooms Ciciliani, Marko:
Tullius Rooms

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

Price: $12.95    

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Large scale composition for piano, electronics and ambient recordings by Marko Ciciliani with a diverse musical landscape of sounds performed by Ciciliani and Josh Dillon.

Davis, Kris: Massive Threads Davis, Kris:
Massive Threads

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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NY pianist Kris Davis' second solo CD after her 2011 Clean Feed release expands on her repetoire by integrating modern compositional styles fused with improvisation, including one work overdubbing herself, plus a unique reading of Monk's "Evidence".

Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney : Duologues Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney :
Duologues

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Great duo set from bassist Dresser and "hyperpiano" (read: heavily prepared) player Maroney.

Fujii, Satoko / Tatsuya Yoshida: Toh-Kichi Fujii, Satoko / Tatsuya Yoshida:
Toh-Kichi

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Geisser, Heinz / Guerino Mazzola Duo: Folia / The Unam Concert Geisser, Heinz / Guerino Mazzola Duo:
Folia / The Unam Concert

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

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Jackson, Keefe / Hans-Peter Pfammatter Jackson, Keefe / Hans-Peter Pfammatter:

(Sonnenzimmer -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Chicago saxophonist Keefe Jacksonand Swiss pianist Hans-Peter Pfammatter in a contemplative and expressive duo album demonstrating powerful technique and subtle restraint through nine improvisations.

McDonas, Thollem / Gino Robair: Trio Music Minus One (For Dennis Palmer) McDonas, Thollem / Gino Robair:
Trio Music Minus One (For Dennis Palmer)

(Setola Di Maiale -- Italy )

Price: $12.95    

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Remembering Shaking Ray Levis' Dennis Palmer in a duo between percussionist Gino Robair and pianist Thollem McDonas on Rhodes and analog effects, a mind-bending display of technical brilliance and unexpected twists and turns, a fitting tribute to the late SRL keyboardist.

Plimley, Paul / John Oswald / Marilyn Crispell / Cecil Taylor: Complicite Plimley, Paul / John Oswald / Marilyn Crispell / Cecil Taylor:
Complicite

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $29.95    

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Shipp, Matthew: 4D Shipp, Matthew:
4D

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Thirsty Ear's Blue Series continues with Matthew Shipp's solo piano performance at Roulette, NYC, playing a mix of original compositions and standards from Ellington, Porter, &c.

Shipp, Matthew: Creation Out Of Nothing (Live In Moscow) 2CD Shipp, Matthew:
Creation Out Of Nothing (Live In Moscow) 2CD

(United One -- Russia )

Price: $24.05    

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The nimble fingers and agile mind of pianist Matthew Shipp in a solo performance of original compositions and standards live at the DOM Cultural Center in Moscow, 2009.

Spring Heel Jack: Masses - The Blue Series Continuum Spring Heel Jack:
Masses - The Blue Series Continuum

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.00    

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Stolyar, Roman and Alexey Lapin: Double Sonata Stolyar, Roman and Alexey Lapin:
Double Sonata

(United One -- Russia )

Price: $17.95    

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Two Sonatas and an Equinox from pianists Roman Stolyar and Alexey Lapin, recording at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, St. Petersburg, Russia in 2008; complex and sophisticated keyboard interplay from two superb players.

Taylor, Cecil / Bill Dixon / Tony Oxley: Taylor, Cecil / Bill Dixon / Tony Oxley Taylor, Cecil / Bill Dixon / Tony Oxley:
Taylor, Cecil / Bill Dixon / Tony Oxley

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Iyer, Vijay / Mike Ladd: in What Language? Iyer, Vijay / Mike Ladd:
in What Language?

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Sikorski, Tomasz / Julius Eastman: Unchained Sikorski, Tomasz / Julius Eastman:
Unchained

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Tomasz Sikorski (1939-1988) was a minimalist composer and pianist based in Warsaw; "Unchained" presents four works performed by pianists Emilia Sitarz, Bartek Wasik, Joanna Duda, and Mischa Kozlowski.

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...

Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze: The Ten Thousand Things Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze:
The Ten Thousand Things

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Free improvising saxophonist Simon Rose, on baritone and alto sax, meets composer/arranger Stefan Schultze on prepared piano for 11 exploratory works based around Schultze's "modules"--bits and pieces attached inside the piano--creating unusual platforms for free improvisation.

Oberg, Uwe : Work Oberg, Uwe :
Work

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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German pianist Uwe Oberg (Lacy Pool, Uwe Oberg Quartet, Kooperative New Jazz) in a solo album performing works of Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk and his own original work, applying a diverse set of approaches rooted in jazz tradition.

Sanna, Claudio : Ammentos Sanna, Claudio :
Ammentos

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Sardinian pianist Claudio Sanna, versed equally in the classical, jazz, and electroacoustic traditions, in his debut recording of 8 original compositions blending composition and improvisation, revealing an enthusiastic and curious approach to music.

Taylor, Cecil : Garden, 2nd Set Taylor, Cecil :
Garden, 2nd Set

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The second set of Cecil Taylor's superb live set at Grosser Saal Volkshaus, in Basel, Switzerland in 1981, performing solo over five improvisations, presented for the first time in the original concert sequence.

Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor: On The Way To Two Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor:
On The Way To Two

(CamJazz -- USA )

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A tribute to the passing of both trumpet and flugelhorn Kenny Wheeler and long-time collaborator, pianist John Taylor, in a subtle conversation of two partners with superb skill and taste "suggesting, agreeing, mildly disagreeing, but never at cross purposes".

Palestine, Charlemagne : Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato Palestine, Charlemagne :
Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato

(Angelica -- Italy )

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In 2004 Charlegmane Palestine updated his 1977 work "Schlingen Blangen", a piece that could be played for days nonstop in "sonic constant chemical acoustic + architectural evolution + transformation in space", here in the version from that year's Angelica Festival.

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim:
Entertainment = Control

(Immediata -- Australia )

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Acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano from the duo of violinist Erkki Veltheim and pianist Anthony Pateras, exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures to generate unrelenting harmonic waves that create a singular psycho-harmonic texture.

Frey, Jurg: Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas Frey, Jurg:
Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Five new or recent pieces from composer Jurg Frey, alongside his 1993 work "In Memoriam Cornelius Cardew", all performed by pianist Philip Thomas, presenting slowly unfolding compositions emphasizing the physical space and time within which sounds are situated.

Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo: Reciprocal Uncles Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo:
Reciprocal Uncles

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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The Italian duo of pianist Gianni Lenoci and soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo using extended and unusual techniques through eight improvisations mixing melody, timbre and tone.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Um Em Um <i>[Used Item]</i> Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Um Em Um [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An unusual release from the accordion, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, placed microphones in a way to enhance the harmonics and all the particularities of every sound, layering slowly moving tones and their harmonic interaction, allowing unexpected details to emerge.

Carrothers, Bill: Family Life Carrothers, Bill:
Family Life

(Pirouet -- Germany )

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Dedicated to his family and filled with photos, pianist Bill Carrother's solo album draws from his personal life in delicate and tender music, a lovely and reflective album from a virtuoso player.

Horvey, Amy: Interview Horvey, Amy:
Interview

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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A collection of narrative and experimental sound worlds for solo trumpet, born out of improvisation and organized through thoughtful collaborations with composers from Canada to Argentina.

Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq: Out of Nowhere Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq:
Out of Nowhere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An engaging encounter between bassist Leandre and pianist Sirjacq, delicate yet intense interaction from two sophisticated & listening players from different generations.

Ravenstine, Allen: The Pharaoh's Bee Ravenstine, Allen:
The Pharaoh's Bee

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The original Pere Ubu keyboardist Allen Ravenstine in a limited edition release of analog electronics, an extraordinary album of rich sound taking unexpected twists and turns while showing the power of the EML synthesizer, coupled with a theremin.

Geisse, Gunnar: Meta Atem Geisse, Gunnar:
Meta Atem

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Mysterious and intense works for electric guitar, signal processing, field recordings and voice from experimenter, improviser and audio researcher Gunnar Geisse.

Gumpert Quartette, Ulrich: Quartette Gumpert Quartette, Ulrich:
Quartette

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor: On The Way To Two <i>[Used Item]</i> Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor:
On The Way To Two [Used Item]

(CamJazz -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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A tribute to the passing of both trumpet and flugelhorn Kenny Wheeler and long-time collaborator, pianist John Taylor, in a subtle conversation of two partners with superb skill and taste "suggesting, agreeing, mildly disagreeing, but never at cross purposes".

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4- St. Bartholomew's Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4- St. Bartholomew's

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn's 4th volume of ritualistic organ improvisations, this recital was recorded at midnight on the eve of Halloween on St. Bart's organ, the largest in New York City, a massive sound of "contrasts, colors, bells, drones, counterpoint and simultaneity".

Cage, John: One9 Cage, John:
One9

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Edwin Alexander Buchholz performs this beautiful work by John Cage on accordion, originally written for the Japanese sho, where sounds are single tones and chords, up to six part harmonies, or as Cage wrote, "sounds brushed into existence as in oriental calligraphy".

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Never Odd Or Even Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Never Odd Or Even

(Driff Records -- USA )

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15 wonderfully creative works from Boston-area saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, also on lyricon, analog synth and effects pedals, creating a one-man-band of unconventional sonic textures layered live, over which he improvises in fun and profound ways.

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]

(Western Front New Music -- Canada )

Price: $19.95    

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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.

Johnson, Tom: Counting Keys Johnson, Tom:
Counting Keys

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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John McAlpine performs composer Tom Johnson's beautiful piano cycle "Counting Keys", using mathematical progressions to create the structure of its 5 movements; plus 8 parts from his "Organ and Silence for Piano"; and two other compositions using mathematical processes.

Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen : The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen :
The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Pianist Samuel Vriezen performs Tom Johnson's work presenting what Johnson describes as a natural phenomenon within a musical scale: progressions in 1 to 5 voices of all possible combinations of notes with each voice being limited to 3 steps, a perfect 4th or a perfect 5th.

Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

Hubweber / Schubert / Schlippenbach / Thomas / Wllers: Intricacies [2 CDs] Hubweber / Schubert / Schlippenbach / Thomas / Wllers:
Intricacies [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Performing live at B-Flat, in Berlin, Germany in 2014, this album aptly names the intricate interactions and dialog from this sophisticated and seasoned quartet, performing extended collective compositions that showcases each player while emphasizing their group dynamic.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Vulgar Defender Scarcity Of Tanks:
Vulgar Defender

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury: Timekeepers Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury:
Timekeepers

(A-Musik -- Germany )

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The second release between legendary AMM pianist John Tilbury and MIMEO member Marcus Schmickler on computer, in a gradual and subtle work that pairs electronic environments to Tilbury's chord progressions, yielding spacious intervals with delicate and mysterious sound.

Shipp, Matthew: Duos with Mat Maneri & Joe Morris Shipp, Matthew:
Duos with Mat Maneri & Joe Morris

(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.

Astral Colonels (Anthony Pateras / Valerio Tricoli): Good Times in the End Times Astral Colonels (Anthony Pateras / Valerio Tricoli):
Good Times in the End Times

(Immediata -- Australia )

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Anthony Pateras & Valerio Tricoli worked 7 years transforming pianos, organs, harpsichords, tape machines and synthesizers into an expansive sonic otherworld that celebrates the "End of Times" in three parts; a meticulous and fascinating work.

Extended Pianos (Fox / Griswold / Pateras): Switch On A Dime Extended Pianos (Fox / Griswold / Pateras):
Switch On A Dime

(Immediata -- Australia )

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Extended Pianos employ stochastic improvisations, live analogue processing, feedback experiments, atmospheric tape composition, and ultra-physical episodic structures to manipulate prepared piano performances in real time, creating an exceptional and engrossing work.

Tilbury, John / Zygmunt Krauze: Grand Tour Tilbury, John / Zygmunt Krauze:
Grand Tour

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Polish conceptual composer Zygmunt Krauze meets pianist John Tilbury, who studied in Warsaw in the 1960s, and returned in 2015 for a residency; this delicate and beautiful work was recorded at the Concert Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw with 4 pianos and a percussionist.

Kazimierz, Serocki : Pianophonie Kazimierz, Serocki :
Pianophonie

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Two works for piano and orchestra from Polish composer Kazimierz Serocki, recorded for Polish Radio in Krakow in 1973 with Jerzy Witkowski on piano (Forte e piano) and for Great Polish Radio in Katowice in 1979 with Szablocs Esztenyi on piano ("Pianophonie").

Majewska, Barbara Kinga  / Emilia Sitarz: play Franz Schubert Winterreise Majewska, Barbara Kinga / Emilia Sitarz:
play Franz Schubert Winterreise

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Barbara Kinga Majewska and Emilia Sitarz interpret Franz Schubert's "Winterreise" (Winter Journey), a song cycle of 24 poems by Wilhelm Muller, exposing new tensions and interrelations existing in Schubert's cycle in unexpected and unusual ways.

Oberg, Uwe: Twice, At Least Oberg, Uwe:
Twice, At Least

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from 2012 & 2015 by German pianist Uwe Oberg performing a mix of original compositions and work by Monk, Bley, Lacy, & A. Peacock, balancing melodic and exploratory playing with passionate conviction backed by masterly skills and impeccable pacing.

Shea, David: Piano 1 Shea, David:
Piano 1

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Though using the piano to develop his complex and astonishing works, Shea has never himself released an album of his own piano playing; until Lawrence English challenged Shea to do so, the result of which is this album, playing acoustic, prepared, or electro-acoustically treated.

Cage . Pisaro . Frey . Beuger: Accordion Music Cage . Pisaro . Frey . Beuger:
Accordion Music

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Four works interpreted for accordion performed by Edwin Alexander Buchhol, including John Cage's "Cheap Imitation"; Michael Pisaro's "Here (2)"; Jurg Frey's "Sam Lazaro Bros." and Antoine Beuger's "die geschichte des sandkorns".

Bad News From Houston (McDonas / Dieterich): In The Valley Of The Cloud Builder Bad News From Houston (McDonas / Dieterich):
In The Valley Of The Cloud Builder

(Post Consumer -- USA )

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Deerhoof guitarist John Dieterich meets ups with keyboardist Thollem McDonas in an unusual duo created from amplified piano and acoustic guitar and feedback, creating compelling and inventive music and sonic environments.

Bourne, Matthew : The Molde Concert Bourne, Matthew :
The Molde Concert

(Foghorn Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Huijbregts, Nico : Let Me Tell You Huijbregts, Nico :
Let Me Tell You

(IC Disc -- The Netherlands )

Price: $13.38    

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11 beautiful and technically interesting instant compositions improvised on piano by Nico Huijbregts.

Nagai, Shoko (w/ Reynolds / Goldberger / Takeishi / Black): Taken Shadow Nagai, Shoko (w/ Reynolds / Goldberger / Takeishi / Black):
Taken Shadow

(Animul -- USA )

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Experimental electronics & improvisations from NY based composer/keyboardist Shoko Nagai, using multiple textures and an open sense of time to evoke rich aural environments, with the aid of Todd Reynolds (violin), Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Stomu Takeishi (bass) & Jim Black (drums).

Ostertag, Bob: Verbatim, Flesh and Blood Ostertag, Bob:
Verbatim, Flesh and Blood

(Seeland -- USA )

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Romannis Motte: Time Sequences [CASSETTE] Romannis Motte:
Time Sequences [CASSETTE]

(Anthems Of The Undesirable -- USA )

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Five hypnotic transmissions from the aether, as manifested by Chad Davis (Hour of 13/Night Magic, The Ritualist, US Christmas, Anu, Demoncy, etc.) Science Fiction soundscapes for the cosmic students of early electronic music.

Shipp, Matthew: Matthew Shipp - Solos [DVD] Shipp, Matthew:
Matthew Shipp - Solos [DVD]

(ORIGINAL SPIN -- Canada )

Price: $19.95    

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Pianist Matthew Shipp brings his unique blend of freedom and composition to these solo performances of six works including original and traditional pieces.



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Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control

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