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Smith, Roger: Greenwood: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2002 Smith, Roger:
Greenwood: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2002

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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An excellent collection of solo acoustic guitar improvisations by Roger Smith that were digitally recorded at home in London during January, 2002.

Splatter with Rafal Mazur: cloudseed Splatter with Rafal Mazur:
cloudseed

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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Splatter's 3rd CD resulted from a meeting between the London-based quartet Splatter (Noel Taylor-clarinet; Anna Kaluza-sax; Tom Greenhalgh-drums; Pedro Velasco-electric guitar) and Polish bassist Rafal Mazur after their successful collaboration at Cafe Oto in 2010.

Splatter: Scraffiti Splatter:
Scraffiti

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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The British quartet of saxophonist Anna Kaluza, clarinetist Noel Taylor, guitarist Pedro Velasco and drummer Michael Caratti, in a moody and shifting album of improvised and composed music.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble & Orchestra: Trio & Triangle Spontaneous Music Ensemble & Orchestra:
Trio & Triangle

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Reissue of John Stevens' 1982 SME + SMO album using musicians positioned in triangular configurations; and 2 tracks from a live trio recording of a 1978 concert in Newcastle.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Bare Essentials 1972-3 Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Bare Essentials 1972-3

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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1972-73 previously unreleased SME duo recordings of John Stevens on percussion & cornet and Trevor Wattson soprano sax from the cassette archives of Trevor Watts.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Challenge (1966-7) Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Challenge (1966-7)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Hinting at what was to come, this reissues the first SME LP from 1966 with one additional '67 track, more free jazz than free improv from the quintet of John Stevens (drums), Kenny Wheller (flugelhorn), Paul Rutherford (trombone), Trevor Watts (sax) and Bruce Cale (bass).

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Face to Face Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Face to Face

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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CD issue of Emanem's 1975 LP of the same name, presenting the duo of John Stevens on percussion, cornet & voice, and Trevor Watts on soprano sax, performing live at Little Theatre Club in London, 1973.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Low Profile Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Low Profile

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The 1977 Derby concert performance by the SME quartet with John Stevens (percussion, cornet, voice), Nigel Coombes (violin), Colin Wood (cello) & Roger Smith (guitar), with a tribute to Anton Webern, plus concert recordings as a trio.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: New Surfacing (1978/92) Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
New Surfacing (1978/92)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Two recordings from the beginning and the end of the longest-lived version of the SME - the trio of John Stevens (percussion, cornet or mini-trumpet, voice), Nigel Coombes (violin) & Roger Smith (guitar).

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Summer 1967 Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Summer 1967

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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1967 recordings from the duo of John Stevens (percussion) and Evan Parker (soprano & tenor sax), plus Peter Kowald making the group a trio on two tracks; seminal work from three incredibly influential players.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: For You To Share Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
For You To Share

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Concert and studio recordings of peace music organised by John Stevens for himself and Trevor Watts with numerous workshop musicians and audience people on saxophones, percussion and voices mostly contributing a flexible drone.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Mouthpiece Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Mouthpiece

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Outrageous sounds produced by a workshop orchestra directed by John Stevens - an SME-type improvisation; instrumental & vocal drones; a mechanically rhythmic yet unpredictable piece; and an all-out improv featuring non-vocal mouth sounds, vocal sounds & instruments.

Stellari String Quartet: Gocce Stellari Stellari String Quartet:
Gocce Stellari

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Philipp Wachsmann, Charlotte Hug, Marcio Mattos & John Edwards performing live at the Uncool Festival in Switzerland, 2007, and in studio recordings from 2006.

Stevens, John /  Evan Parker: Corner to Corner + The Longest Night Stevens, John / Evan Parker:
Corner to Corner + The Longest Night

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Stevens, John Trio: Live at The Plough Stevens, John Trio:
Live at The Plough

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Drummer John Stevens in an uncharacteristically straight-ahead record from the 70s London scene performing live in a trio with saxophonist Mike Osborne and bassist Paul Rogers.

Suzuki, Akio / David Toop: Breath - Taking Suzuki, Akio / David Toop:
Breath - Taking

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Minimal improvisation using a meditative set of instruments including stone flute, small stones, and a "silent toy", from David Toop recording with Akio Suzuki on a rare trip to the UK.

Takase, Aki: A Week Went By Takase, Aki:
A Week Went By

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Takase's visit to North East England resulted in these recordings: duos with saxophonist Tchicai, and trios with John Edwards & Tony Levin, plus solos from the 2008 Music Outside Festival.

Takase, Aki: Tarantella Takase, Aki:
Tarantella

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Thomas / Strid / Thomas: Wazifa Thomas / Strid / Thomas:
Wazifa

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from the 2009 Perspectives Festival in Vasteras, Sweden by the trio of Pat Thomas on piano & synth, Clayton Thomas on double bass and Raymond Strid on percussion.

Thomas, Pat: Al-Khwarizmi Variations Thomas, Pat:
Al-Khwarizmi Variations

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Al-Khwarizmi was a Muslim mathematician and astronomer, his memory interpreted in a series of variations by Pat Thomas playing inside and outside of the piano, an impressive display of 21st century keyboard technique and conceptual playing.

Thomas, Pat: NUR - solo piano 1999 Thomas, Pat:
NUR - solo piano 1999

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Live recording from 1999 of Pat Thomas in a solo piano concert exploring a variety of modern piano techniques in a creative way.

Tierce #2: Caisson Tierce #2:
Caisson

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A 2nd outing for this electronics-based trio using field recordings, zithers, turntables, amplified knitting machine, &c.; a 60 minute improvisation recorded in concert in Hull in November 2010.

Tippet, Keith Septet: A Loose Kite in a Gentle Wind Floating with Only My Will for an Anchor Tippet, Keith Septet:
A Loose Kite in a Gentle Wind Floating with Only My Will for an Anchor

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Keith Tippet's Septet with Larry Stabbins, Elton Dean, Nick Evans, Tony Levin, Paul Rogers, &c. was put together in 1984 to play a new suite inspired by the writing of Maya Angelou.

Tippett, Keith / Giovanni Maier: Two for Joyce - Live in Trieste Tippett, Keith / Giovanni Maier:
Two for Joyce - Live in Trieste

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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English and European piano jazz/avant artist Keith Tippett and Giovanni Maier, one of the most respected Italian jazz bassists of the past two decades, performed this superb extended improvisation at the New Routes in Jazz Festival in 2012.

Tippett, Keith & Julie: Couple in Spirit: Live at the Purcell Room Tippett, Keith & Julie:
Couple in Spirit: Live at the Purcell Room

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Renowned British improvisors Keith and Julie Tippett in a performance at the 2008 London Jazz Festival, recorded for the BBC Radio 3, delicate and organic free improvisation.

Tippett, Keith Octet: From Granite To Wind Tippett, Keith Octet:
From Granite To Wind

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The debut of Tippett's new Octet, which features old & new collaborators including Mujician's Paul Dunmall, and former Tommy Chase Band saxophonist Ben Waghorn, performing a large continuous jazz suite.

Tippett, Tippetts, Moholo & Canto General: Viva La Black Live At Ruvo Tippett, Tippetts, Moholo & Canto General:
Viva La Black Live At Ruvo

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Recorded live at the Ruvo Festival in southern Italy in 2004 this release brings Keith and Julie Tippett + Louis Moholo-Mohol together with the Canto General ensemble.

Todd / Solomon / Russell / Coombes / Beresford: Teatime Todd / Solomon / Russell / Coombes / Beresford:
Teatime

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Analog recordings from this quintet of European Free Improvisers taken from their 1975 Incus LP, and a previously unissued recording live at London's Little Theatre Club, 1973.

Toot (Axel Dorner / Thomas Lehn / Phil Minton): two Toot (Axel Dorner / Thomas Lehn / Phil Minton):
two

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two extended improvisations by three of Europe's most accomplished improvising musicians, taken from live performances in Austria and Germany.

Tracey, Stan / Evan Parker: Suspensions and Anticipations Tracey, Stan / Evan Parker:
Suspensions and Anticipations

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Trio Of Uncertainty: Unlocked Trio Of Uncertainty:
Unlocked

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Sophisticated, certain and advanced improvisation from London's great pianist Veryan Weston with superb newcomers Marshall and Fukuda.

Trzaska, Mikolaj / Olie Brice / Mark Sanders: Riverloam Trio [2 LPs] Trzaska, Mikolaj / Olie Brice / Mark Sanders:
Riverloam Trio [2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Since the late 80s saxophonist and bass clarinetist Mikolaj Trzaska has been a leader in the Polish free improvisation scene, heard here in this hard-blowing studio album with UK drummer Mark Sanders and Dunmall side-kick bassist Olie Brice.

Turner, Roger & Otomo Yoshihide: The Last Train Turner, Roger & Otomo Yoshihide:
The Last Train

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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UK free improvising drummer Roger Turner meets Japanese guitarist Otomo Yoshihide at the Hara Museum, Tokyo in the winter of 2013 for a performance that balances introspective improvisation with assertive and authoritative playing for a captivating and dynamic album.

Various Artists: Freedom of the City 2001 - small groups [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Freedom of the City 2001 - small groups [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Highlights from small group recordings from the 2001 Freedom of the City festival featuring artists such as Ian Smith, Gail Brand, Mark Sanders, and more in various arrangements.

Various Artists: Freedom of the City 2002 - small groups [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Freedom of the City 2002 - small groups [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Highlights from small group recordings from the 2002 Freedom of the City festival featuring artists such as Trevor Watts, Veryan Weston, Lol Coxhill and more in various arrangements.

Various Artists: Freedom of the City 2006 Various Artists:
Freedom of the City 2006

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Various Artists: Freedom of the City Festival 2005 [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Freedom of the City Festival 2005 [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Most of the performances from the one-day event Freedom of the City festival in 2005, London including Lol Coxhill, Steve Beresford, London Improvisers Orchestra, &c. &c.

Various Artists: PRES Revisited. Jozef Patkowski In Memoriam Various Artists:
PRES Revisited. Jozef Patkowski In Memoriam

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Recordings of a concert at London's Cafe Oto dedicated to Jozef Patkowski's Polish Radio Experimental Studio (CD2), which are transformed in the studio by John Tilbury, Eddie Prevost, Phil Durrant, Maciej Sledziecki & Mikolaj Palosz (CD1).

Various Artists: That Mysterious Forest Below London Bridge Various Artists:
That Mysterious Forest Below London Bridge

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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A live presentation at the Shunt Lounge, London Bridge in November of 2006, including an AMM duo of John Tilbury and Eddie Prevost.

Various Artists: The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs] Various Artists:
The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Mark Wastell and Rhodri Davies select highlights from the All Angels Concerts in London featuring artists such as Jonh Russell, John Butcher, Steve Beresford, and more.

Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura: Crepuscular Rays Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura:
Crepuscular Rays

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A reference to rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky around dusk or dawn, as heard through a combination of acoustic guitar, objects and no-input mixing board.

Wastell, Mark / Rhodri Davies: Live In Melbourne Wastell, Mark / Rhodri Davies:
Live In Melbourne

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Using low-fi electronics, mixing desk, delay pedals, contact mic, sand paper, singing bowls, &c. &c., Rhodri Davis and Mark Wastell create an amazing audio environment, captured live at the Melbourne Festival in 2005.

Wastell, Mark: Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands Wastell, Mark:
Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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This long overdue re-issue celebrates the unique encounter of eleven like-minded musicians from Japan, England, Wales, Germany, Basque Country & Norway, brought together in the studio for one day only for this daytime recording session followed by an evening concert.

  Watkins, Zachary James:
Suite for string quartet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Electronics artist Watkins wrote this piece for resonant spaces, interactive electronics, audience participation & string quartet, here in a special version tuning each string to an odd partial of 60Hz.

Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams : The Tao Of Homeopathy Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams :
The Tao Of Homeopathy

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A meditative double CD with subtle flavours of flute and gamelan accompanying a reading by Ian Watson, the author of "The Tao of Homeopathy" exploring the philosophies and practices of homeopathy and Taoism."-Susie Hodder-Williams

Watts, Trevor & Veryan Weston: 5 More Dialogues Watts, Trevor & Veryan Weston:
5 More Dialogues

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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London saxophonist Trevor Watts teams up with pianist Veryan Weston for "5 More Dialogs" of labyrinthine and exultant improvisation, as only two masters of the form can create!

Watts, Trevor Celebration Band: Live In Macedonia, 2004 Watts, Trevor Celebration Band:
Live In Macedonia, 2004

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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2004 recordings of saxophonist Trevor Watts' Celebration Band live in Skopje Macedonia: 4 saxophones, drums, percussion and bass, with musicians from the Macedonia community joining in.

Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra: Burundi Monday Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra:
Burundi Monday

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings of the Trevor Watts Drum Orchestra from 1983, a turning point in his career towards evolving a complex, polyrhythmically-driven approach to improvised structures.

Watts, Trevor Moire Music Drum Orchestra: Live in Latin America vol. 1 Watts, Trevor Moire Music Drum Orchestra:
Live in Latin America vol. 1

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Four recordings from the 1990 Latin America Tour of saxophonist Trevor Watts' Moire Music Drum Orchestra, with concerts from Venezuela and Mexico in a band with Nana Tsiboe, Nee-Daku Patato, Nana Appiah, Jojo Yates, Liam Genockey, and Colin Gibson.

Webster, Colin + Mark Holub: Viscera Webster, Colin + Mark Holub:
Viscera

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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A biting and propulsive recording of free noise improv and rock from rising stars of the UK/European avant scene--Colin Webster on alto, tenor and baritone sax, and Mark Holub on drums--in their 4th album as a power duo playing ecstatic, guttural free jazz.

Weightless (Butcher / Edwards / Spera / Braida): A Brush with Dignity Weightless (Butcher / Edwards / Spera / Braida):
A Brush with Dignity

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Music inspired and fascinated by Italian cultural history, art, poetry, &c., from the collective quartet of John Butcher, John Edwards, Fabrizio Spera and Alberto Braida.

Weston, Veryan / Caroline Kraabel: Five Shadows Weston, Veryan / Caroline Kraabel:
Five Shadows

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Veryan Weston uses the piano and Caroline Kraabel uses alto saxophone and her voice in these improvising duets recorded on an England concert tour between 1999 and 2000.

Weston, Veryan: Tessellations for Lutheal Piano (2003) Weston, Veryan:
Tessellations for Lutheal Piano (2003)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Wheeler, Kenny: Dream Sequence Wheeler, Kenny:
Dream Sequence

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The flugelhornist in 1995-2003 recordings from solo to sextet distilled from an epic series of visits to Gateway Studio over a period of seven years.

Wilkinson, Alan: Practice Wilkinson, Alan:
Practice

(Bo Weavil Recordings -- Great Britain )

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UK saxophonist Alan Wilkinson's second solo release since his 1994 "Seedy Boy", two session marking the end of his Dalston, London practice space, and one from his new rehearsal studio.

Wooley  / Lytton: Creak Above 33 Wooley / Lytton:
Creak Above 33

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Cantankerous and brilliantly executed improvisation continuing the partnership of percussionist/live electronician Lytton and trumpet/amplifier player Nate Wooley.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Lyall, Chick / David Garrett: Green Room Lyall, Chick / David Garrett:
Green Room

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 3rd release from the duo of Chick Lyall (piano, violin, synthesizers, modules, computer) and David Garrett (drums, percussion, prepared piano, zither, electronics) in an inventive set of pieces that use a "kitchen-sink" approach to creating mesmerizing and inexplicable music.

Dunmall, Paul / Paul Rogers / Philip Gibbs: The Clouds Turned Silver <i>[Used Item]</i> Dunmall, Paul / Paul Rogers / Philip Gibbs:
The Clouds Turned Silver [Used Item]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A trio of frequent collaborators--Paul Dunmall on flute, soprano sax & bass clarinet, Philip Gibbs on guitar and Paul Rogers on bass--performing live at the Victoria Rooms in Briston, 2013 for four extended melodic, interactive and far-ranging free improvisations.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.



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