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London & UK improvisation
 
Bourne / Davis / Kane: The Money Notes Bourne / Davis / Kane:
The Money Notes

(Foghorn Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.50    

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A series of miniatures from the trio of pianist Bourne, drummer Davis and bassist Kane, intensely focused works ranging from lovely to slightly disturbed while never failing to impress.

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

(Foghorn Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Butcher, John / Gino Robair: Bottle Breaking Heart Leap [VINYL] Butcher, John / Gino Robair:
Bottle Breaking Heart Leap [VINYL]

(Alt.Vinyl -- Great Britain )

Price: $20.95    

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An amazing example of modern free improv from two modern masters--John Butcher on tenor and soprano sax, acoustic and amplified; and percussionist Gino Robair on energized surfaces, blippoo box--playing with frightening intensity in perfectly paced dialog.

Quijano, Antonio Quartet (feat Paul Dunmall): Songs From Another Blue Planet Quijano, Antonio Quartet (feat Paul Dunmall):
Songs From Another Blue Planet

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $6.35    

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The Antonio Quijano Quartet with Paul Dunmall (saxes), Philip Gibbs (guitar), Marco Anderson (piano) is an international collaboration that explores the fringes of improvised music in a variety of settings.

Rose, Simon & Paul Stapleton: Fauna Rose, Simon & Paul Stapleton:
Fauna

(pfmentum -- USA )

Price: $8.50    

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British saxophonist Simon Rose uses extended and evocative techniques in this exceptional set of duos with Paul Stapleton, who plays a Bonsai Sound Sculpture, an assemblage of unusual electronic and acoustic components allowing a wide range of expression.

Butcher, John / Stale Liavik Solberg: So Beautiful, It Starts To Rain Butcher, John / Stale Liavik Solberg:
So Beautiful, It Starts To Rain

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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British free improvising legend John Butcher met Scandinavian drummer Stale Liavik Solberg at Cafe Oto to record these intensely detailed yet sublimely reserved duos, three pieces segmenting the album title, an intimate and never extravagent dialog of great technical depth.

Davies, Angharad / Tisha Mukarji: Ffansion | Fancies Davies, Angharad / Tisha Mukarji:
Ffansion | Fancies

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The title reflecting violinist Angharad Davies' Welsh Roots, this duo with inside pianist Tisha Mukarji furthers the collaborations of these improvisers, recording in St Catherine's Church in South London, using the acoustics of the space to shape the form of their music.

Forebrace (Ward / Sassi / Horro / Doulton): Steeped Forebrace (Ward / Sassi / Horro / Doulton):
Steeped

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Blending jazz and rock forms with frenetic excitement and masterful control, multi-reedist Forebrace quartet with Roberto Sassi (electric guitar), Santiago Horro (electric bass) and Jem Doulton (drums) run the gamut on exultantly virtuosic improvisation, here recording live at Cafe Oto.

Harrison, Bryn : Receiving the Approaching Memory Harrison, Bryn :
Receiving the Approaching Memory

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Bryn Harrison's highly acclaimed, labyrinthine composition for violin & piano from 2014, expertly realised by violinist Aisha Orazbayeva and pianist Mark Knoop, for whom this 5-part work of beautiful repetitions reflecting tapestries of sound was written.

Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts: Coldest Second Yesterdays Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts:
Coldest Second Yesterdays

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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London master drummer Steve Noble (Rip Rig and Panic, Derek Bailey), a mainstay on the scene for decades, with Scandinavian free improvising saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts (Cortex, Saka, Starlite Motel) for a live album of uproariously driven, skronky free jazz.

Smith, Linda Catlin : Dirt Road Smith, Linda Catlin :
Dirt Road

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Canadian composer Linda Catlin Smith's extended composition for violin and percussion in 15 parts, performed by percussionist Simon Limbrick and violinist Mira Benjamin, a unique orchestration that reveals a journey of steady pace, tension and beauty.

Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs: Electrosonics Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs:
Electrosonics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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An album of improvised electronics from frequent collaborators Paul Dunmall on a Yamaha WX11 electronic wind instrument, and Philip Gibbs performing on electric guitar, in 9-parts exploring the unusual tonalities in both expansive and highly technical approaches.

Dunmall / Noble / Edwards / Sanders: Chords Of Connections Dunmall / Noble / Edwards / Sanders:
Chords Of Connections

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A stunning example of collective free improvisation from the quartet of frequent collaborators and superb improvisers, Paul Dunmall on tenor & soprano sax, Liam Noble on piano, Mark Sanders on drums, and John Edwards on bass, recording in the studio in Birmingham.

Bonga / Champion / Mwamba: Paperstone Suite Bonga / Champion / Mwamba:
Paperstone Suite

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Since 2012 the improvising trio of saxophonist Ntshuks Bonga, bassist Andy Champion and Corey Mwamba have met to perform at concerts and festivals, here captured in the studio in a dynamic dialog balancing fervent and contemplative playing with commanding skill.

Konstrukt w/ Graham Massey & David McLean: Live at Islington Mills  [CASSETTE with DOWNLOAD CODE] Konstrukt w/ Graham Massey & David McLean:
Live at Islington Mills [CASSETTE with DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The Turkish Konstrukt trio teamed up with 808 State guitarist Graham Massey and pianist David Andrew McLean (Charles Hayward's Anonymous Bash) for a live album at Islington Mill in Salford England for two sides of blistering avant-funk & cosmic space sounds.

Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble / John Edwards: The Worse The Better: Live at Cafe OTO, January 2010 Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble / John Edwards:
The Worse The Better: Live at Cafe OTO, January 2010 [VINYL REPRESS]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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LP edition of the first set performed by the trio of Peter Brotzmann, Steve Noble and John Edwards at Cafe OTO in January 2010 during Brotzmann's first residency at the venue, and the first time this trio had played together.

Parker, Evan / Pat Thomas / John Russell / John Edwards / Alex Ward / Alison Blunt / Benedict Taylor Parker, Evan / Pat Thomas / John Russell / John Edwards / Alex Ward / Alison Blunt / Benedict Taylor / David Leahy / Kay Grant:
Mopomoso Tour 2013 | Making Rooms [4 CD BOX SET]

(Weekertoft -- Great Britain )

Price: $44.95    

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An excellent 4-CD set from a UK tour of the long-running London monthly concert series Mopomoso, featuring improvisations from various grouping of John Russell, Evan Parker, John Edwards, David Leahy, Pat Thomas, Alison Blunt, Benedict Taylor, Kay Grant & Alex Ward.

Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble / John Edwards: The Worse The Better Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble / John Edwards:
The Worse The Better

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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CD edition of the first set performed by the trio of Peter Brotzmann, Steve Noble and John Edwards at Cafe OTO in January 2010 during Brotzmann's first residency at the venue, and the first time this trio had played together.

Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith: A Place Meant For Birds <i>[Used Item]</ Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith:
A Place Meant For Birds [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A live recording at the Outpost from a tour in 2013, the first time the Desert Sweets trio of Biggi Vinkelo on sax & flute, Mark Weaver on tuba and didgeridoo, and Damon Smith on double bass, reuniting after their 2001 recording for a beautiful album of intimate improvisation.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Mir Gjerstad Trio, Frode:
Mir

(Circulasione -- Norway )

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The first meeting of saxophonist Frode Gjerstad, bassist Jon Rune Strom and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, performing live at Cafe Mir in Oslo, an amazingly energetic session of great dialog and drive.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Steerage: Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It <i>[Used Item]</i> Steerage:
Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It [Used Item]

(Caduc -- Canada )

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An album of tones and tonal environments from Barry Chabala and A.F. Jones, using guitars and effects to create slowly moving tones punctuated with unusual utterances of unknown origin; rich and curiously non-specific sound that lives in the back- and foreground.

Cundy, Chris: Gustav Lost Cundy, Chris:
Gustav Lost

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A melodic set of improvisations composed by bass clarinetist Chris Cundy, using approaches for songwriting to create compelling jazz compositions, in a band with Fyfe Dangerfield on piano, Mat Martin on guitar, Hannah Marshall on cello, Mark Sanders on drums and Dominic Lash on bass.

Parker, Evan / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband : As The Wind Parker, Evan / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband :
As The Wind

(psi -- Spain )

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A brilliant album of subtle and masterful improvisation recorded in 2012 at and using the reverb of the St. Peters church in Whitstable by soprano saxophonist Evan Parker with two percussionists: Toma Gouband on lithophone-based percussion and Mark Nauseef on metallophone-based percussion.

Remote Viewers, The: No Voice From The Hall Remote Viewers, The:
No Voice From The Hall

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

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The 15th album from the UK based, saxophone heavy Remote Viewers led by David Petts, bridging compositions and improvisation with a rock sensibility, in a sextet that includes improv heavies Mark Sanders on drums and John Edwards on bass.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs] Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $22.95    

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An amazing collection of concepts described in John Steven's manual "Search and Reflect" and recorded in workshops and concerts primarily in the 70s, with participants including Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Paul Rutherfod, Ian Brighton, Nigel Coombes, John Russell, Lindsay Cooper, &c.

Weston, Veryan: Discoveries on Tracker Action Organs Weston, Veryan:
Discoveries on Tracker Action Organs

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Legendary pianist Veryan Weston set out across England in 2014 in search of tracker-action organs, which he tested for suitability for a planned trio album, where possible recording himself on the instrument, as heard in these seven recordings of unusual and impressive improvisations.

Rova::Orkestrova: No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris) Rova::Orkestrova:
No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris)

(New World Records -- USA )

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Paying homage to one of the most original creators in improvised music, Lawrence 'Butch' Morris, the Bay Area Rova Quartet is expanded into an orchestra with an impressive set of improvisers in three works that balance compositional approaches with improvisation through conduction.

Free Nelson Mandoomjazz: The Organ Grinder [VINYL 2 LPS] Free Nelson Mandoomjazz:
The Organ Grinder [VINYL 2 LPS]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95    

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The Edinburgh trio of Archibald (drums), Colin Stewart (bass) and Rebecca Sneddon (alto saxophone) play an experimental blend of doom metal and free jazz, with guests trumpeter Luc Klein and trombonist Patrick Darley, in an album that bridges heavy rock with melodic improv.

Escreet, John (w/ Evan Parker / John Hebert / Tyshawn Sorey): The Unknown (Live in Concert) Escreet, John (w/ Evan Parker / John Hebert / Tyshawn Sorey):
The Unknown (Live in Concert)

(Sunnyside Records -- USA )

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Pianist John Escreet brought his trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey and bassist John Hebert on a tour of Europe in 2016, meeting with British saxophonist Evan Parker in Amsterdam's Bimhuis and at Rotterdam's Lantaren Venster to record these profound performances of free improvisation.

Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal: Concentric <i>[Used Item]</i> Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal:
Concentric [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00    

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Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones <i>[Used Item]</i> Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $8.00    

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Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.

Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade : Hum <i>[Used Item]</i> Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade :
Hum [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Fascinating electro-acoustic improvisation from harpist Rhodri Davies with an open-minded and experimental quartet creating dynamic and unexpected music.

Davis  / Milton / Saade: dun <i>[Used Item]</i> Davis / Milton / Saade:
dun [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Understated and exquisite improvisation using trumpet, violin, bass clarinet, flute and field recordings from three forward-thinking performers.

Fernandez, Agusti & Joan Saura: Vents <i>[Used Item]</i> Fernandez, Agusti & Joan Saura:
Vents [Used Item]

(psi -- Great Britain )

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A recording from the long-standing collaboration between pianist Fernandez and live sampling artist Saura, compatriots from many groupings, but who have never previously recorded as a duo.

Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde: pie 'n' mash <i>[Used Item]</i> Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde:
pie 'n' mash [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Virtuosic French-based trombonist Mathias Forge and Brussels-based electroacoustic composer-turned improviser Olivier Toulemonde recording live in Sheffield, 2010.

Hubback / Peijnenburg: Arrows <i>[Used Item]</i> Hubback / Peijnenburg:
Arrows [Used Item]

(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.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Lodi <i>[Used Item]</i> Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Lodi [Used Item]

(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.

Jackson / Long / Taylor / Tippett: Four Quartets Jackson / Long / Taylor / Tippett:
Four Quartets

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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"Tom Jackson and Keith Tippett met at Tippett's educational sessions on free improvisation in 2001. When Ashley-John Long joined those classes in 2004 he and Tom immediately formed a duo and began performing together in 2009. After movi...

Silver / Sanders / Wheatley: NAX/XUS Silver / Sanders / Wheatley:
NAX/XUS

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Performing together since 2014, the free improvising trio of Yoni Silver on bass clarinet, Mark Sanders on drums, and Tom Wheatley on double bass are captured live at the Hundred Years Gallery in London, in 2015 for a dark and spacious journey in two large improvisations.

Kowald, Peter Quintet: Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL] Kowald, Peter Quintet:
Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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A reissue of Peter Kowald Quintet's self-titled album, originally released by FMP in 1972, with the line up of Peter Kowald on tuba, bass, and alphorn; Gunter Christmann and Paul Rutherford on trombone Peter van der Locht on alto saxophone; and Paul Lovens on drums.

Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp: Tangle Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp:
Tangle

(Fataka -- UK )

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After "Exta", where saxophonist John Butcher and electronics artist Thomas Lehn met with pianist John Tilbury, the duo now meet with New York pianist Matthew Shipp for a distinct improvisational entanglement of Butcher's dense streams, Lehn's rich sound floor, and Shipp's thick repetitions.

Riley, Howard : Constant Change 1976-2016 [5 CDs] Riley, Howard :
Constant Change 1976-2016 [5 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $49.95    

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Pianist Howard Riley in a 5 CD box of absolutely impressive solo piano never before released on CD, including festival recordings in Paris & Debrecen, a 1987 cassette-only release, and three new albums from 2014, 15 & 16 titled as "Longer Story" "One", "Two" & "Three"; esssential!

Parker, Evan / Daunik Lazro / Joe McPhee: Seven Pieces. Live At Willisau 1995 Parker, Evan / Daunik Lazro / Joe McPhee:
Seven Pieces. Live At Willisau 1995

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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1995 recordings of the superb saxophone trio of Evan Paker on tenor & soprano, Daunik Lazro on alto & baritone, and Joe McPhee on alto & soprano, plus alto clarinet and pocket trumpet, a group that went undocumented until this live concert tape at Willisau was discovered.

BARK!: Contraption <i>[Used Item]</i> BARK!:
Contraption [Used Item]

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.95    

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Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones: the cat from cat hill <i>[Used Item]</i> Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones:
the cat from cat hill [Used Item]

(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.

Matthews / Rives: arethusa <i>[Used Item]</i> Matthews / Rives:
arethusa [Used Item]

(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.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass <i>[Used Item]</i> Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass [Used Item]

(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.

Dunmall, Paul Quintet: The Dreamtime Suite Dunmall, Paul Quintet:
The Dreamtime Suite

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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