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London & UK improvisation and related


 
Forge / Julian / Papapostolou: meshes Forge / Julian / Papapostolou:
meshes

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two improvisations-one live, one without audience-by an Anglo-French trio of new voices from trombonist Forge, electronics artists Julian and cellist Papapostolou.

Foschia, Jacques : Clair Obscur Foschia, Jacques :
Clair Obscur

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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London Improviser Orchestra peer Jacques Foschia in a double CD of solo clarinet works extending the instrument's range, preformed in the studio & live in Brussels & London.

Four4  (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell): John Cage Four4 (Allen / Burn / Patterson / Wastell):
John Cage

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four percussionists perform John Cages's 1991 numbered work "Four4" in four movements using flexible time brackets in a sensitive and authoritative rendering of this fascinating work.

Free Base (Wilkinson / Mattos / Noble): The Ins and Outs Free Base (Wilkinson / Mattos / Noble):
The Ins and Outs

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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In their first studio recording, Alan Wilkinson (saxes, voice), Marcio Mattos (double bass, electronics) and Steve Noble (drums) play a diverse set with moments ranging from fervid to serene.

Frith, Fred / Zorn, John: The Art of Memory Frith, Fred / Zorn, John:
The Art of Memory

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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The original incredible duet of alto saxophonist John Zorn and guitarist Fred Frith in live duets of amazing strength and communication, awe inspiring improvisation.

Furt plus: Equals Furt plus:
Equals

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The followup to Furt's expanded format as heard on Spin Networks in 2005, in electroacoustic trios with John Butcher, Phil Minton, Rhodri Davies, Ute Wassermann, &c.

Furt: OMNIVM Furt:
OMNIVM

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Furt: Sense Furt:
Sense

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The duo of Richard Barrett and Paul Obermayer in 12 studio tracks of semi-composed electronics, and a live improvised tribute to Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Gaines, Will & Bailey, Derek: Rappin & Tappin Gaines, Will & Bailey, Derek:
Rappin & Tappin

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Free improvising guitarist Derek Bailey in duo with tap dancer Will Gaines, who's percussive dancing can be heard clearly, while Bailey plays guitar and Gaines "raps" in a sort of vaudevillian approach; a unique item even in Bailey's catalog!

Gjerstad / Edwards / Sanders: Bergen Gjerstad / Edwards / Sanders:
Bergen

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Finnish free jazz master Frode Gjerstad in a trio with drummer Mark Sanders and bassist John Edwards performing live at the 2008 NattJazz Festival in Norway.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love: The Cello Quartet Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love:
The Cello Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Extraordinary reed player Gjerstad on alto sax and clarinet in a quartet with two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm & Amit Sen) and all around drummer Paal Nielsen-Love.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang: Sugar Maple Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang:
Sugar Maple

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The inimitable Frode Gjerstad in a trio with some of Chicago's finest, bassist Fred Lonberg-Holm and percussionist Michael Zerang performing live at Milwaukee's Sugar Maple, 2009.

Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Tistel Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Tistel

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Perhaps Norway's most creative multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad meets Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm for a series of freely improvised duets, a remarkable dialog from two tremendous improvisers.

Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens: Let's Just Keep Going Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens:
Let's Just Keep Going

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad recorded this wonderful, spirited meeting with his friend, the late, great drummer and conceptualist John Stevens in 1994.

Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson: Tipples Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson:
Tipples

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Free improvising from saxophonist Frode Gjerstad and vibraphonist Kenvin Norton, recording in the same space as their previous duo CD, but with guitarist David Watson as a 3rd voice.

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
On Reade Street

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.

Gjerstad, Frode & Bailey, Derek: Nearly a D Gjerstad, Frode & Bailey, Derek:
Nearly a D

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Gjerstad, Frode: The Walk Gjerstad, Frode:
The Walk

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The trio of vibraphonist Kevin Norton, Frode Gjerstad on clarinets, and accordeonist Eivin One Pederson in a beautifully textural album of improvisations.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis: Artificial Life 2007 Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis:
Artificial Life 2007

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The large Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, led by Raymond MacDonald, met trombonist George Lewis in 2012 at CCA in Glasgow to record this two part work based on a set of instructions presented graphically, plus an extended free improvisation.

Glover, Richard: Logical Harmonies Glover, Richard:
Logical Harmonies

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Seven recent works from UK composer Richard Glover, whose process music is based on the exposition of simple harmonic patterns which transform in deceptive ways, gradually altering the nature of the overall sonority.

Gluck, Bob Trio: Returning Gluck, Bob Trio:
Returning

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Reprising the energetic trio on his first jazz recording "Sideways", pianist/composer Bob Gluck is joined by bassist Michael Bisio and drummer/percussionist Dean Sharp for 6 original Gluck compositions.

Gluck, Bob: Something Quiet Gluck, Bob:
Something Quiet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Bob Gluck in a trio with Joe Giardullo on soprano saxophone and Christopher Dean Sullivan on bass, a delicate album that belies the "quiet" in its title.

Graculus: Small Things <i>[Used Item]</i> Graculus:
Small Things [Used Item]

(Whi Music -- Great Britain )

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"Heading north to Liverpool, we find the duo of Graculus making some very gracious and enjoyable improvised music. The group is Richard Harding on classical guitar and Phil Hargreaves on flute and soprano sax, and their approach is as s...

Grant, Kay & Alex Ward: Fast Talk Grant, Kay & Alex Ward:
Fast Talk

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The London improvising scene duo of vocalist Kay Grant, a former Downtown NY artists, and clarinetist Alex Ward, have been playing together for decades, here recorded in four live performances and a studio session.

Gratkowski / Van Hove / Oxley: GratHovOx Gratkowski / Van Hove / Oxley:
GratHovOx

(Nuscope -- USA )

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The first CD from 2002 by German saxophonist/clarinetist Frank Gratkowski, Belgian pianist/ accordionist Fred Van Hove, and drummer/percussionist Tony Oxley, reserved yet unrestrained free improvisation; smart dialog from three tremendous players.

Grid Mesh (Schubert/ Willers / Fischerlehner]: Coordinates Grid Mesh (Schubert/ Willers / Fischerlehner]:
Coordinates

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The Grid Mesh trio performing live at The Loft in Cologne, dark and biting improv with an electroacoustic edge that shifts between playful dialog to massive walls of sound.

Grosse Abfahrt: Everything That Disappears Grosse Abfahrt:
Everything That Disappears

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Grosse Abfahrt (Great Departure) mates Bay Area musicians with European free improvisers, here playing live @ Mills College with Frederic Blondy, Le Quan Ninh.

Grosse Abfahrt: Vanity Grosse Abfahrt:
Vanity

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Tom Djll put this electro-acoustic improvising group together when Matthieu Werchowski & David Chiesa were visiting the SF area, with performances from duos to octet.

Grutronic: Essex Foam Party Grutronic:
Essex Foam Party

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Live performances from this quartet of electroacoustic improvisers using intuitive and performance-oriented technologies to create surprisingly frothy and amazing sound.

Gustafsson, Mats w/ John Russell & Phil Minton: a duo(s) [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats w/ John Russell & Phil Minton:
a duo(s) [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Multi-reedist Mats Gustafsson explores unique environments in improvised music with two duos performed live at Cafe OTO, one duo per side, the first with free vocalist Phil Minton for understated gargling and instrumental aberrations; the second with guitarist John Russell.

Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe: Supersession Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe:
Supersession

(Matchless -- UK )

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Recorded at a concert in London, September 1984, this supersession brings AMM stalwarts Keith Rowe and Eddie Prevost together with saxophonist Evan Parker and bassist Barry Guy for an amazingly diverse and cohesive long improvisation.

Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall: Blithe Spirit Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall:
Blithe Spirit

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Rob Hall And pianist Chick Lyall in a charming album of modern jazz that reflects their Scottish roots in lilting original compositions of melodic distinction.

Halliwell, Graham / Lee Patterson: Terrain Halliwell, Graham / Lee Patterson:
Terrain

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A work of layered saxophone, amplified objects and field recordings from the duo of electronic artist Lee Patterson and electronics & saxophone player Halliwell.

Halliwell, Graham: Recorded Delivery Halliwell, Graham:
Recorded Delivery

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Halliwell appears here in three duo performances with Rhodri Davies playing E-bowed harp; Steve Roden with extracts from his "resonantlighttones"; and Mark Wastell on tam-tam.

Hawkins, Alexander & Louis Moholo-Moholo: Keep Your Heart Straight Hawkins, Alexander & Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Keep Your Heart Straight

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The duo of London pianist Alexander Hawkins (Decoy, Convergence Quartet) and drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo (Blue Notes, Circulasione Totale, &c.) alternating standards and original compositions with impressive empathy and masterful ability.

Hodder-Williams / Caldwell: Mariner's Way Hodder-Williams / Caldwell:
Mariner's Way

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A combination of improvisations and duets using gamelan, singing bowl, flute, alto flute, bass flute, soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, exploring the mythical journey of the mariner.

Hubback / Peijnenburg: Arrows Hubback / Peijnenburg:
Arrows

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Sound sculptist and percussionist Steve Hubback met with Dutch saxophonist Ad Peijnenburg on baritone and sopranino in a release of thoughtful and mesmerizing improvisation.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller: Giles U. Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller:
Giles U.

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The unlikely combination of tuba and spinet from Carl Ludwig Hubsch and Christoph Schiller (Millefleurs) taking each instrument beyond their traditional sound through extended technique and style.

Hubweber, Paul & Philip Zoubek: Dansaert Variations: Archiduc Concert Hubweber, Paul & Philip Zoubek:
Dansaert Variations: Archiduc Concert

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Digital concert recording made in Brussels at the L'Archiduc from trombonist Paul Hubweber and prepared pianist Philip Zoubek, two generations of players with tremendous empathy and dialog.

Hug, Charlotte & Fred Lonberg-Holm: Fine Extension Hug, Charlotte & Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Fine Extension

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Violist and vocalist Charlotte Hug met Fred Lonberg-Holm in Zurich, 2009 to make these concert recordings, a duo taking stringed instruments into unique and irrepressible territory.

Hume, Carolyn / Paul May : Wet Map <i>[Used Item]</i> Hume, Carolyn / Paul May :
Wet Map [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"The discography of Carolyn Hume and Paul May on Leo Records continues to grow. On their fourth CD for Leo Records they continue to explore their haunting, atmospheric pieces occasionally augmented by the voice of Sonja Galsworthy, guit...

Irvine Ensemble, Brian With Paul Dunmall / BBC Concert Orchestra: Montana Strange: The Music Of Bria Irvine Ensemble, Brian With Paul Dunmall / BBC Concert Orchestra:
Montana Strange: The Music Of Brian Irvine

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Brian Irvine's large work performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra was written and dedicated to Paul Dunmall and inspired by the film work of David Lynch, a 4-part musical landscape using 3 groups of players, 2 conductors and Dunmall himself.

ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford / Bailey / Guy): Chapter One (1970-2) [3 CDs] ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford / Bailey / Guy):
Chapter One (1970-2) [3 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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A reissue of Emanem 4301, a classic concert and studio performances from '70-'72 by the innovative trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone, piano) Derek Bailey (guitar) and Barry Guy (double bass), which was a much expanded reissue of the early Incus releaes 3/4 of the same name.

ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford, Paul / Wachsmann, Philipp / Guy, Barry): Chapter Two, 1981-1983 [3 CDs] ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford, Paul / Wachsmann, Philipp / Guy, Barry):
Chapter Two, 1981-1983 [3 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Iskra 1903: Buzz Soundtrack Iskra 1903:
Buzz Soundtrack

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Music for the 1971 film by Michael Grigsby and performed by the trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone), Derek Bailey (guitar) and Barry Guy (double bass), a fascinating and distinctive set, more restrained and gentle than their live performances from that time.

ISKRA 1903: Goldsmiths ISKRA 1903:
Goldsmiths

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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A previously unissued 1972 concert by the original version of Iskra 1903 - Paul Rutherford (trombone), Derek Bailey (guitar) and Barry Guy (double bass) - extraordinary performances, plus 2 short extracts from another concert.

ISKRA 1903: South on the Northern (1988/9) [2 CDs] ISKRA 1903:
South on the Northern (1988/9) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Two concerts from an eight-year gap in the published recordings of the ISKRA 1903 trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone), Philipp Wachsmann (violin & electronics) and Barry Guy (bass & electronics), masterful improvisation blending acoustics and electronics.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Berlin Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Berlin

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Ist - Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (double bass) & Mark Wastell (violoncello) - recorded this fascinating, quietly active lower case work at Total Music Meeting in Berlin 2001.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Lodi Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Lodi

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Since 1995 the string trio of Rhodri Davies, Simon H. Fell & Mark Wastell have created sparse, introspective improvisation, performing here at the Contemporaneamente festival in Lodi, Italy.

IST: London: Conway Hall IST:
London: Conway Hall

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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IST, the trio of Rhodri Davie (harp), Simon H. Fell (double bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) from their 2003 live performance at London's Freedom of the City Festival, 8 years into the project, showing the remarkable sonic language the trio had developed.

Jackson, Tom / Benedict Taylor / Daniel Thompson : Hunt At The Brook Jackson, Tom / Benedict Taylor / Daniel Thompson :
Hunt At The Brook

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Clarinetist Tom Jackson with two string playesr--violist Benedict Taylor and guitarist Daniel Thompson--in empathic improvisation where their individual voices permit a wide range of approaches in interactive improvisation, from fragile contemplation to active interaction.

Jacobsen, Peter: For Pete's Sake Vol. 1 Jacobsen, Peter:
For Pete's Sake Vol. 1

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Mick Sexton curates the first compilation of late pianist/keyboard player Pete Jacobsen, with sidemen including Mick Sexton, Tony Marsh, Don Weller, Jimmy Roche, Bobby Wellins, Rob King, Chris Boscoe, &c.

Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer: Lost Daylight Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer:
Lost Daylight

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Pianist John Tilbury is captured with remarkable clarity by Sebastian Lexer as he performs works by composers Terry Jennings and John Cage (with Lexer on electronics); superb performances!

Kahn, Jason / Phil Julian: Valentines Kahn, Jason / Phil Julian:
Valentines

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The first meeting of Jason Kahn and Phil Julian, both performing on analogue modular synthesiser, intended to be recorded as material for studio sound compositions, but which was so compelling as improvised work that they chose to release the album as recorded.

Kellers, Willi Quartet: Life In A Black Box Kellers, Willi Quartet:
Life In A Black Box

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Grid Mesh drummer Willi Kellers Quartet with the dual saxophone lineup of Paul Dunmall and Frank Paul Schubert and bassist Clayton Thomas (BassX3, Ames Room) performing live at Black box/CUBA, in Muenster, DE; powerful and innovative improv.

Keune, Stefan / Dominic Lash / Steve Noble: Fractions [VINYL] Keune, Stefan / Dominic Lash / Steve Noble:
Fractions [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Five freely improvised tracks recorded live in 2013 at London's Vortex Jazz Club from the trio of Stefan Keune on soprano & tenor sax, Dominic Lash on double bass, and Steve Noble on drums & percussion, playing demanding active work and more introspective inner dialog; exceptional!

Kolkowski, Aleks / Jon Rose / Matthias Bauer: The Kryonics Kolkowski, Aleks / Jon Rose / Matthias Bauer:
The Kryonics

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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An outstanding, improvising string trio of Aleks Kolkowski (viola, violin), Jon Rose (violin, fiddle) and Matthais Bauer (double bass) playing in Berlin in May of 2000.

Kolkowski, Aleks & Ute Wassermann: Squall Line Kolkowski, Aleks & Ute Wassermann:
Squall Line

(psi -- Great Britain )

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A quirky and fascinating duo of unusual instrumentation from Ute Wasserman's voice & whistles, and Aleks Kokowski on stroh instrumements (viola, violin), noseflute, bird calls, musical saw, &c..

Koller, Hans with Bill Frisell: Cry, Want Koller, Hans with Bill Frisell:
Cry, Want

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Electric pianist Hans Koller in an 11 piece band with guitarist Bill Frissell, plus Evan Parker on two tracks, playing arrangements of six Koller originals and 2 standards by Charlie Parker and Jimmy Giuffre.

Kraabel, Caroline / Phil Hargreaves : Where We Were (Shadows Of Liverpool)  <i>[Used Item]</i> Kraabel, Caroline / Phil Hargreaves :
Where We Were (Shadows Of Liverpool) [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Where We Were is not your usual set of saxophone duets. Over the course of nearly four years, Caroline Kraabel and Phil Hargreaves hauled their saxes, flutes, and recording equipment to several unusual recording locations, from the ane...



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