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London & UK improvisation
 
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): Consequences (of Time and Place) Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Consequences (of Time and Place)

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.

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 -- UK )

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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...

Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies: kravis rhonn project Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies:
kravis rhonn project

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Guitarist and electroacoustic musician Krebs met harpist and electronicist Rhodri Davies in 2008 for these recordings, which Krebs then organized for these fascinating recordings.

Kuchen / Rowe / Wright Kuchen / Rowe / Wright:

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The dual alto saxophones of Martin Kuchen and Seymour Wright meet guitarist Keith Rowe for an impressive journey of free improvisation with Rowe taking the lead.

Lash / Farmer / Hughes: Droplets Lash / Farmer / Hughes:
Droplets

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A 20-minute improvisation plus realisations of scores by the Wandelweiser composers Eva-Maria Houben & Taylan Susam, including an extraordinary outdoor performance of Houben's Nachtstuck for solo bass.

Lee / Evans / Beresford: Check For Monsters Lee / Evans / Beresford:
Check For Monsters

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Cellist Lee organized this trio with Evans on trumpets and Beresford on piano for a mini-tour; this CD showcases music from concerts in NY and Philadelphia.

Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze: The Harmonics Of Real Strings Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze:
The Harmonics Of Real Strings

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four realisations of composer John Lely's simple but brilliant composition 'The Harmonics of Real Strings', a very slow glissando along the full length of one bowed string, performed by Anton Lukoszevieze; one realization for each string of the cello.

Lexer / Prevost / Wright: Impossibility in its Purest Form Lexer / Prevost / Wright:
Impossibility in its Purest Form

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Leveraging the concept of the geometrically impossible Penrose Triangle, the trio of Sebastian Lexer (piano), Eddie Prevost (percussion) and Seymour Wright (sax) perform three permutations of duos and one full trio.

Lexer / Schiller: Luftwurzein Lexer / Schiller:
Luftwurzein

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Part of the Alike As Trees Festival 2011, pianist plus Sebastian Lexer met Christoph Schiller on spinet at The Rag Factory in London to record these intense and unexpected improvisations from two key instruments by two key London players.

Lexer, Sebastian / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost: Tri-Borough Triptych Lexer, Sebastian / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost:
Tri-Borough Triptych

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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3 recordings from 3 live concerts in 3 London boroughs, including the 2012 Freedom of the City Festival, bringing together master improvisers Evan Parker (saxophone), Eddie Prevost (Percussion) and Sebastian Lexer (piano) for unpredictable and exhilarating dialog.

Lexer, Sebastian & Seymour Wright: blasen Lexer, Sebastian & Seymour Wright:
blasen

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two powerful electro-acoustic improvisations by two of the most exciting voices from the current London improv scene.

Lexer, Sebastian: Dazwischen Lexer, Sebastian:
Dazwischen

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Dazwischen means in-between, and these works by pianist, electronic artist and AMM associate Sebastian Lexer bridge the electronic, compositional, and free improv worlds with subtlety.

Liebman / Evan Parker / Bianco: Relevance Liebman / Evan Parker / Bianco:
Relevance

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Dave Liebman arranged this, his (surprisingly) first encounter with Evan Parker, with the help of drummer Tony Bianco, performing live at the Vortext for BBC Radio 3.

Lissack, Selwyn: Friendship Next of Kin Lissack, Selwyn:
Friendship Next of Kin

(DMG ARC -- USA )

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lll&#20154; (Daichi Yoshikawa / Paul Abbott / Seymour Wright): Gjerhan lll人 (Daichi Yoshikawa / Paul Abbott / Seymour Wright):
Gjerhan

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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The trio of Daichi Yoshikawa (feedback), Paul Abbott (drums) and Seymour Wright (sax) in two 20 minute excerpts from two separate performances at Cafe OTO in 2013, bare exuberant and exhilarating free improvisation on the cutting edge.

London & Glasgow Improvisers Orchestras: Separately & Together (Freedom of the City 2007) London & Glasgow Improvisers Orchestras:
Separately & Together (Freedom of the City 2007)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The complete Freedom Of The City 2007, 1st The London Improvisers Orchestra alone, then the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra (invited by Evan Parker) then both together.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Improvisations for George Riste London Improvisers Orchestra:
Improvisations for George Riste

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Four improvisations from the London Improvisers Orchestra's monthly appearances at the Red Rose with Harry Beckett, Evan Parker, Steve Beresford, Lol Coxhill, &c. &c.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Lio Leo Leon London Improvisers Orchestra:
Lio Leo Leon

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The complete performance at the 2010 Freedom of the City festival by the 38-member LIO with guest Wadada Leo Smith and conductions by Alison Blunt, Steve Beresford, Philipp Wachsmann, Caroline Kraabel, and Dave Tucker.

Looper  (Martin Kuchen / Nikos Veliotis / Ingar Zach): Dying Sun Looper (Martin Kuchen / Nikos Veliotis / Ingar Zach):
Dying Sun

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Looper (Nikos Veliotis, Martin Kuchen and Ingar Zach) in Another Timbre's Silence and After series, layered and slowly moving sound work of great depth and subtlety.

Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones: the cat from cat hill Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones:
the cat from cat hill

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Electronics and natural objects with a common love for the E Bow from this electroacoustic improvising trio recording at Middlesex University in 2009.

Lovens, Paul / Paul Hubweber / John Edwards: Papajo Lovens, Paul / Paul Hubweber / John Edwards:
Papajo

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The last concert of a six day, six concert tour in Bremen, with Paul Lovens on percussion, Paul Hubweber on trombone, and John Edwards on double bass.

Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas): Strong Language Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas):
Strong Language

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The entire Bimhuis concert from 2002 as well as two studio tracks from 2000 by the improvising quartet of Gail Brand (trombone), Phil Durrant (electronics, violin), Pat Thomas (electronics, piano) and Mark Sanders (percussion).

Lytton, Paul: ?! Lytton, Paul:
?!

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The first solo electronics and percussion album by radical and legendary British improvisor Paul Lytton since 1979, recorded in the studio in Germany, and using a wealth of homemade instruments, laptop, percussive devices, objects, and electro-mechanical devices.

Malcolm, Nick Quartet: Glimmers Malcolm, Nick Quartet:
Glimmers

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Trumpeter Nik Malcom leads his quartet with pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Olie Brice and drummer Mark Whitlam on a series of compositions that provide frameworks for excellent free playing.

Mancini Project, The: Views of Mancini Mancini Project, The:
Views of Mancini

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Simon H. Fell, Steve Noble, Pat Thomas and Han Bennink performing the works of Mancini scored for a jazz piano trio, plus 'sound manipulation artist' and prerecorded tapes.

Marsh Quartet, Tony: Quartet Improvisations Marsh Quartet, Tony:
Quartet Improvisations

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Percussionist Marsh's quartet with Neil Metcalfe (flute), Alison Blunt (violin) and Hannah Marshall (cello) performing at the incredible acoustic space of Peter's Whistable, an intricate album of color and dynamic.

Marsh, Tony / Paul Dunmall / Phill Gibbs: For The Last Time Marsh, Tony / Paul Dunmall / Phill Gibbs:
For The Last Time

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The last recording of the trio of saxophonist and flutist Paul Dunmall, guitarist Phill Gibbs, and the late drummer Tony Marsh, a fitting tribute to the great drummer's long association with Dunmall and Gibbs.

Marsh, Tony: Stops Marsh, Tony:
Stops

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Percussionist Tony Marsh in four percussion solos and eleven duos with Veryan Weston on church organ performed live at St. Peter's church in Whistable, England.

Marzan, Pascal / Smith, Roger: Two Spanish Guitars Marzan, Pascal / Smith, Roger:
Two Spanish Guitars

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Intensely technical to beautifully pastoral dual acoustic guitars from Parisian Marzan, who has worked with Beresford, Rowe and Russell, and SME alumni Roger Smith.

Marzan, Pascal & John Russell: Translations Marzan, Pascal & John Russell:
Translations

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The dialog of two improvising guitarists who, since 2004, have explored "timbres, interspersed with fragments of chords, rhythms and melodies, parallel plays in imitation or opposition".

Matthews / Rives: arethusa Matthews / Rives:
arethusa

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Saxophonist Rives with Wade Matthews on software synthesis and manipulated field recordings in a piece inspired by the story of Arethusa, a servant of the Greek goddess Artemis.

Mattos, Marcio: SOL[os] Mattos, Marcio:
SOL[os]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Surprisingly the first solo album from bassist Marcio Mattos, an important member of the London free improv and jazz scenes since the 70's, here presenting recordings from late 90s and 2000's, and a live recording at St. Mary's Old Church in Stoke Newington, 2010.

Mayas, Magda: Heartland Mayas, Magda:
Heartland

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Berlin pianist Magda Mayas, working with Tony Buck as recording engineer, performs inside and out of the piano in an amazing display of timbre and technique.

McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall: Intervention McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall:
Intervention

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Classical saxophonist Neil McGovern joins improvising legend Paul Dunmall to perform music based on Dunmall's book "60 Studies for Saxophone", with Matt London lending a 3rd voice for one track.

McGregor, Chris: In His Good Time McGregor, Chris:
In His Good Time

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The first release on CD for this solo outing by the renowned South African band leader and composer Chris McGregor (Brotherhood of Breath, Blue Notes), recorded live in his adopted homeland of France in 1977.

Mcgregor, Chris' Brotherhood Of Breath: Live At Willisau Mcgregor, Chris' Brotherhood Of Breath:
Live At Willisau

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Chris McGregor's 70s free jazz band mixed the European and African improv scenes, with soloists including Evan Parker, Harry Beckett, Gary Windo, &c.

McGregor, Chris' Brotherhood Of Breath: Procession - Live at Toulouse McGregor, Chris' Brotherhood Of Breath:
Procession - Live at Toulouse

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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With 23 minutes of additional music, this reissues and painstakingly restores the original masters from this 1978 Ogun release featuring Chris McGregor's UK/South African band with Mike Osborne, Dudu Pukwana, Louis Moholo, Evan Parker, &c.

McHugh, Jonathan & Mark Wastell: Hydriotaphia McHugh, Jonathan & Mark Wastell:
Hydriotaphia

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The first meeting of Mark Wastell, building large environmental sounds with a single tam tam, and Jonathan McHugh, creating sound texture using audio feedback, sound synthesis, & live signal processing.

Mengelberg, Misha & Evan Parker: It won't be called Broken Chair Mengelberg, Misha & Evan Parker:
It won't be called Broken Chair

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Two improvisations with Misha Mengelberg on piano & Evan Parker on tenor saxophone, one in concert and the other before the audience arrived, recorded at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam in 2006.

Metcalfe, Neil / Guillaume Viltard / Daniel Thompson: Garden of Water and Light Metcalfe, Neil / Guillaume Viltard / Daniel Thompson:
Garden of Water and Light

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The complete set from the live performance of Neil Metcalfe (flute), Guillaume Viltard (double bass) and Daniel Thompson (guitars), performing in the extraordinary space of St Leopards Shoreditch Church in Hackney, London.

MEV/AMM: Apogee MEV/AMM:
Apogee

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Miller's, Harry Isipingo: Different Times, Different Places Miller's, Harry Isipingo:
Different Times, Different Places

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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An amazing band led by bassist Harry Miller, representing some of the finest players in the 70s London improv scene, 3 tracks from the studio and 3 live at the '76 Chateauvallon Jazz Festival, with Louis Moholo-Moholo, Chris McGregor, Mike Osborne, Keith Tippett, &c. &c.



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