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London & UK improvisation and related


 
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...

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

Milton / Thomas / Jewell / Farmer: Bear Ground Milton / Thomas / Jewell / Farmer:
Bear Ground

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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UK improviser Matt Milton plays violin & objects, joined also by drummer/object-ist Patrick Farmer, violist David Thomas and voice/breath/snare player Ryan Jewell.

Milton, Matt / Leo Dumont: scrub Milton, Matt / Leo Dumont:
scrub

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A half-hour concert of understated and engaging performance of astonishing detail and subtlety from violinist Milton and percussionist Dumont.

Minton Quartet, Phil: Slur Minton Quartet, Phil:
Slur

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Minton, Phil / Turner, Roger: Drainage Minton, Phil / Turner, Roger:
Drainage

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Minton, Phil: No Doughnuts in Hand - 37 Solo Vocal Improvisations Minton, Phil:
No Doughnuts in Hand - 37 Solo Vocal Improvisations

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Minton's 3rd release in his doughnut reduction series, solo vocal work in Minton's unique and inimitable style that he hopes will cheer you up in these troubled times.

Mitchell, Matthew / Duncan Haynes: The Urban Choreographic  <i>[Used Item]</i> Mitchell, Matthew / Duncan Haynes:
The Urban Choreographic [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"The second CD by Matthew Mitchell (guitar, electronics) and Duncan Haynes (piano) in Leo Records catalogue. Recorded in London in June 2005 The Urban Choreographic is a result of total immersion into the diversity and intensity of urba...

Moholo-Moholo / Pukwana / Dyani / Wright: Spiritual Knowledge and Grace (Live 1979) Moholo-Moholo / Pukwana / Dyani / Wright:
Spiritual Knowledge and Grace (Live 1979)

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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A previously unreleased recording documenting a one-off collaboration between members of The Blue Notes and tenor sax giant The Reverend Frank Wright, recorded in Holland, 1979.

Moholo-Moholo, Louis Quartet (Hawkins / Edwards / Yarde): 4 Blokes Moholo-Moholo, Louis Quartet (Hawkins / Edwards / Yarde):
4 Blokes

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Blue Notes drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo's quartet with three of London's finest improvisers--Jason Yarde on sax, John Edwards on bass, and Alexander Hawkins on piano--in live studio recordings of exciting and impressive structured free improv.

Moholo-Moholo, Louis Unit: An Open Letter to My Wife Mpumi Moholo-Moholo, Louis Unit:
An Open Letter to My Wife Mpumi

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Louis Moholo's Unit, a septet with John Edwards on bass, Pule Pheto on piano, dual saxophones from Jason Yarde and Nutshuks Bonga and vibraphonist Orphy Robinson.

Moholo-Moholo, Louis Unit: For the Blue Notes Moholo-Moholo, Louis Unit:
For the Blue Notes

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Ogun marks their 40th anniversary by releasing this superb album from drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo's Unit as an octet including Alexander Hawkins on piano, John Edwards on bass, and Jason Yarde on saxes, performing a heartfelt tribute to The Blue Notes live in Italy.

Moholo, Loius / Evan Parker Quintet: Bush Fire Moholo, Loius / Evan Parker Quintet:
Bush Fire

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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1995 studio recordings of this great UK quintet with Louis Moholo and Evan Parker leading, a classic meeting of two incredible free jazz performers in their prime.

Moholo, Louis / Frode Gjerstad: Sult Moholo, Louis / Frode Gjerstad:
Sult

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Norwegian reedist Frode Gjerstad in three extended duos with legendary South African drummer Louis Moholo for sensitive, creative and engaging freely improvised music from two masters, performed live in concert at Gallery Sult in Stavanger, 2013.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.

N.E.W. (Noble / Edwards / Ward): Motion [VINYL] N.E.W. (Noble / Edwards / Ward):
Motion [VINYL]

(Dancing Wayang -- Great Britain )

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The London power jazz trio of Steve Noble on drums, John Edwards on double bass and Alex Ward on electric guitar, powerful and exhilarating free improvisation from a trio who for more than 10 years have developed a unique sound that blurs the lines of jazz & rock.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher: Dusted Machinery Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher:
Dusted Machinery

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Collaborating since 2002, saxophonist John Butcher and no-input mixing board artist Toshimaru Nakamura made these recordings during David Sylvian's "When we return you won't recognise us" project.

Ikue Mori/Mark Nauseef/Evan Parker/ Bill Laswell: Near Nadir Ikue Mori/Mark Nauseef/Evan Parker/ Bill Laswell:
Near Nadir

(Tzadik -- USA )

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An historic meeting of four legendary improvisers, recording at Evan Parker's favorite Whistable church, and in New York City; mindblowing electro-acoustic improvisation.

Nilsson / Sandell / Strid: Beam Stone Nilsson / Sandell / Strid:
Beam Stone

(psi -- Great Britain )

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This versatile trio combine influences from the free improv, ea-improv, noise, ambient and contemporary art scenes into an original sound language.

Nos Phillipe: Shh ... Camille Nos Phillipe:
Shh ... Camille

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Jonathan Webb and Robert Hopps combine processed field recordings with guitar, turntables, electronics, and found sounds in long form drone-oriented improvisations.

O'Leary / Shipp: Labyrinth O'Leary / Shipp:
Labyrinth

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Celebrated pianist Matthew Shipp joins Irish guitarist Mark O'Leary to explore the many fields of improvisation each follows, from meditative to intense discourse.

O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz: Flux O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz:
Flux

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist O'Leary exchanges musical dialogue with drummer/percussionist Dylan van der Schyff and (prepared) pianist Wayne Horvitz over 15 taut improvisations.

O'Leary,  With Stefan Pasborg & Jacob Anderskov: Atmos O'Leary, With Stefan Pasborg & Jacob Anderskov:
Atmos

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The trio of guitarist O'Leary, drummer Pasborg and Fender Rhodes player Anderskov, Nordic lyricism juxtaposed with dark neo gothic landscapes in a gorgeous post-ECM flavor.

O'Leary, Mark: Ellipses O'Leary, Mark:
Ellipses

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Members of Tortoise and Supersilent join the hugely talented guitarist Mark O'Leary in a recording that pushes the boundaries on all levels in exciting post-Miles electronic improvisation.



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