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Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser / Dominik Mahnig: Equal Poise Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser / Dominik Mahnig:
Equal Poise

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Live at the LOFT in Cologne, Germany, the trio of German-based Russian pianist Simon Nabatov with NY Downtown double basist Mark Dresser and relative newcomer Dominik Manhig on drums, expressive collective improvisation using edgy techniques in impressive dialog.

Oberg, Uwe / Silke Eberhardt: Turns Oberg, Uwe / Silke Eberhardt:
Turns

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Playful, joyful and absolutely commanding performances from the duo of German pianist Uwe Oberg and Silke Eberhard on alto sax and clarinet, performing both live and in the studio on original compositions and pieces by Carla Bley, Jimmy Giuffre, and Annette Peacock.

Oberg, Uwe: Twice, At Least Oberg, Uwe:
Twice, At Least

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from 2012 & 2015 by German pianist Uwe Oberg performing a mix of original compositions and work by Monk, Bley, Lacy, & A. Peacock, balancing melodic and exploratory playing with passionate conviction backed by masterly skills and impeccable pacing.

Oliveros, Pauline / Roscoe Mitchell / John Tilbury / Wadada Leo Smith: Nessuno Oliveros, Pauline / Roscoe Mitchell / John Tilbury / Wadada Leo Smith:
Nessuno

(Angelica -- Italy )

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The unexpected and open-minded quartet of Pauline Oliveros, Roscoe Mitchell, John Tilbury and Wadada Leo Smith performing live in Italy at the Angelika Festival in 2011, presenting the three part improvised work "Nessuno"; delicate, virtuosic, rewarding music from 4 masters.

Social Insects (Koch / Badrut): Social Insects II Social Insects (Koch / Badrut):
Social Insects II

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Sparse yet intently focused interaction with unusual timbre and technique in the 2nd release from the working duo of Hans Koch (Koch-Schutz-Studer) and Gaudenz Badrutt (strom), pairing reeds and electronics in micro-world improvisations that delight in subtlety.

Stones Of Contention : Stones Of Contention Stones Of Contention :
Stones Of Contention

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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Sicilian pianist Tommaso Vespo assembled the multinational sextet of Antonio Aiella (bass), Noel Taylor (clarinet), Antonio Longo (drums), Nicola Hein (guitar), Ricardo Teje (saxophone), and Tommaso Vespo (piano), blending lyrical jazz, chamber, and free improvisation.

Voutchkova, Biliana / Ernesto Rodrigues / Micha Rabuske: 77 Kids Voutchkova, Biliana / Ernesto Rodrigues / Micha Rabuske:
77 Kids

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Exploratory free improvisation with an emphasis on strings from the trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Biliana Voutchkova on violin, and Micha Rabuske on flutes & sax, collective conversation with scraping and overblowing mutating their sound in interesting and curious ways.

Large Unit: Ana Large Unit:
Ana

(PNL -- Norway )

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Drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit recorded this ecstatic, Brazilian influenced material in 2015 after a mammoth European and North-American tour, hours after their performance at the 2015 Oslo Jazzfestival with an extended line-up with Brazilian percussion players.

Gjerstad, Frode / Jon Rune Strom / Paal Nilssen-Love: Steam In the Casa Gjerstad, Frode / Jon Rune Strom / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Steam In the Casa

(PNL -- Norway )

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A live recording from the Casa Del Popolo club in Montreal, Canada, named because Gjerstad was upset that Air Canada had messed up his sax in transit, which he played regardless; his frustration pushed him into an overwhelmingly amazing set of smoking free jazz!

Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Angular Mass Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Angular Mass

(PNL -- Norway )

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Japanese Koto virtuoso Michiyo Yagi joins the longstanding duo of drummer Paal-Nilssen-Love and electronics wizard Lasse Marhaug for a session of extended improvisations, driving the traditional Japanese instruments into non-idiomatic and percussive extremes.

Oliveros, Pauline & Ione: Water Above Sky Below Now [VINYL] Oliveros, Pauline & Ione:
Water Above Sky Below Now [VINYL]

(Morphine Records -- Italy )

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Pioneering American composer Pauline Oliveros and author Ione present a three-part improvisation performed on a specially tuned digital accordion, spoken word and sonic vocals, transforming own input in real time using Oliveros's Expanded Instrument System.

Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer: Directions for Viola and Cello Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer:
Directions for Viola and Cello

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Part of a trio of releases including "Reasons for Viola and Cello" and "Viola Cello Room", this album finds violist Paolo Valladoid and cellist Gary Rouzer in a large tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia, their music mixed with joggers, birds, traffic, flowing water, insects, &c. &c.

Large Unit: 2015 [BOOK + 2 CDS] Large Unit:
2015 [BOOK + 2 CDS]

(PNL -- Norway )

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A 2-disc + book release from Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit, the 1st recorded at the Casa del Popolo club in Montreal presenting smaller units of duos and trios, and the 2nd capturing the full orchestra as they ended their North American tour at Seattle's Earshot Jazz festival.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD] Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Braxton, Anthony: Live At The Rainbow Gallery '79 Braxton, Anthony:
Live At The Rainbow Gallery '79

(Hi Hat -- Great Britain )

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A great set of free bop oriented improvisations from Anthony Braxton in a great quintet with Muhal Richard Abrams on piano, George Lewis on trombone, Dave Holland on bass, and Barry Altschul on drums, recorded at Rainbow Gallery, in Minneapolis, Minnesota for broadcast.

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! Fiuczynski, David:
Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam!

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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Dedicated to both composer Olivier Messiaen and hip-hop record producer J Dilla, David Fiuczynski uses non-Western tuning to show the connections between exotic bird calls and J Dilla's 'flam beats' while referencing Messiaen, Gagaku, and other Pan-Asian ingredients.

Ullmann, Gebhard / Achim Kaufmann: Geode Ullmann, Gebhard / Achim Kaufmann:
Geode

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Albert Mangelsdorf award-winning pianist Achim Kaufmann and multi-reedist Gebhard Ullmann met in the studio for the first time in Berlin, Germany to record these upbeat free improvisations, intricate collective playing covering a wide range of moods and styles.

Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann: Marbrakeys Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann:
Marbrakeys

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The Berlin-based trio of free improvising vocalist Almut Kuhne, pianist Achim Kaufmann and reedist Gebhard Ullmann for ten originals, on-the-edge, informed improvisation of great skill and melodic invention, taking their music into uncharted and unconventional territory.

Wastell, Mark : Vibra: Trent (3" CDr) Wastell, Mark :
Vibra: Trent (3" CDr)

(Linear Obsessional Recordings -- Great Britain )

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An extraordinary solo EP of a tam-tam performance by Mark Wastell, one of the founders of the "New London Silence" movement and Confront label founder, performing live at Nottingham Trent University for a rich and forceful album of timbre and tone.

Stirrup (Lonberg-Holm / Macri / Rumback): Cut Stirrup (Lonberg-Holm / Macri / Rumback):
Cut

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Chicago free improvising mainstay Fred Lonberg-Holm's Stirrup trio with Nick Macri on double bass and Charles Rumback on drums crosses genres and grooves in an album balancing lyrical and hard-grooved tunes, with Lonberg-Holm taking up guitar on a number of tracks.

Rammel, Hal: The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures [BOOK + 2 CDS] Rammel, Hal:
The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures [BOOK + 2 CDS]

(Penumbra -- USA )

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A book and CD celebrating the 25th anniversary of this unusual and fascinating musical instrument designed and built by Hal Rammel, an artist's palette outfitted with a contact mic and vertically-mounted rods, played with a variety of uniquely designed bows and mallets.

Hinds, Killick & Henry Kaiser: Xenosynchronicity II Hinds, Killick & Henry Kaiser:
Xenosynchronicity II

(Self Released -- USA )

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Appalachian guitarist Killick Hinds reunites with West Coast guitarist Henry Kaiser for their second album of sophisticated string interactions, using vast technical skills and creative intent to present an enjoyable and diverse set of textures and styles.

Brighton, Ian : Now And Then Brighton, Ian :
Now And Then

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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British guitar Ian Brighton was tutored by Derek Bailey, and was a member of John Stevens' Spontaneous Music Ensemble and the Tony Oxley Quartet; this release coincides with the guitarist's 72nd birthday, in a variety of setting with a great list of improvisers.

10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto 10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto):
10tet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Ten prominents electroacoustic improvisers--Tetuzi Akiyama, Moe Kamura, Radu Malfatti, Kazushige Kinoshita, Masahiko Okura, Nikos Veliotis, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Klaus Filip, Taku Sugimoto--performing live at Ftarri in 2013, for subtle and exquisite lowercase sound.

Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel): Isotopic Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel):
Isotopic

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The results of years of collaboration between the Cremaster electroacoustic improvising duo of Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro with pianist Sophie Agnel, in a remarkable album of fragile yet rich tones and tonal punctuations, a feast of timbral possibilities.

Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris: Aleph Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris:
Aleph

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two freely improvised works performed on cello, sine waves, cracklebox, bottle, synth, cornet and objects from the quartet of frequent collaborators Guilherme Rodrigue, David Area Guillermo Torres, and Tomas Gris, a mix of subtle improvisation and subsuming sound.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Hindi: Ur Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Hindi:
Ur

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A 5-part introspective improvisation from the trio of Creative Sources leader Ernesto Rodrigues on violin, viola, and electronics; Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, pocket trumpet, and radio; and Jassem Hindi on clarinet; subtle work with extended techniques and unexpected punctuation.

Erb, Christoph / Frantz Loriot: Sceneries Erb, Christoph / Frantz Loriot:
Sceneries

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The duo of saxophonist Christoph Erb, best known for his work with the Manuel Mengis Group 6, and French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot, for five open-minded, technically fascinating and musically unique duos recorded in the studio in Switzerland, 2015.

Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver): Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNL Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver):
Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A great set of Downtown NY players led by trombonist Steve Swell, with Jemeel Moondoc on alto sax, Dave Burrell on piano, William Parker on double bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, a heartfelt and masterfully soulful album of excellent modern jazz in a limited LP.

North Of North (Anthony Pateras / Scott Tinkler / Erkki Veltheim): The Moment In and Of Itself North Of North (Anthony Pateras / Scott Tinkler / Erkki Veltheim):
The Moment In and Of Itself

(Immediata -- Australia )

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Drawing from Xenakian architextures, Carterian set theory, Carnatic music, sharp-edged pointillism & orchestrational symbiosis, pianist Anthony Pateras steps back from electronic music for chamber-oriented improvisations with trumpeter Scott Tinkler & voilinist Erkki Veltheim.

Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg: Bagpipes And Blackberries Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg:
Bagpipes And Blackberries

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A strange set of improvisations from London, pairing Adam Bohman on his unusually percussive and inexplicable unamplified objects with the odd vocalisations of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, very much in a Phil Minton mode, for four very unique studio recordings.

Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love): Semikujira Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love):
Semikujira

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The trio of Akira Sakata on reeds & voice, Johan Berthling on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion in an intense set of free jazz denoted by the name Arashi (Storm), an apt description of the fury and irreproachable power of this trio's playing.

Sharp, Elliott: Tranzience Sharp, Elliott:
Tranzience

(New World Records -- USA )

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Four works from NY multi-reedist, guitarist and electroacoustic composer Elliott Sharp, exemplifying the wide variety of approaches to the manifestation of his core concepts over a period of nearly twenty years, as performed by JACK Quartet, New Thread Quartet, and Either/Or.

Riley, Terry / Don Cherry / Karl Berger: Live In Koln February 23, 1975 [VINYL] Riley, Terry / Don Cherry / Karl Berger:
Live In Koln February 23, 1975 [VINYL]

(Modern Silence -- Malta )

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The very forward-thinking trio of Terry Riley on keyboards, Don Cherry on trumpet and Karl Berger on vibraphone, performing a trance-like set of improvisations live in Koln, Germay in 1975, with Cherry's detailed playing riding over the hypnotic grooves of Berger & Riley.

Kid Millions & Jim Sauter: Million Dollar Band / Bull Run [VINYL 7-inch] Kid Millions & Jim Sauter:
Million Dollar Band / Bull Run [VINYL 7-inch]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )

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Borbetomagus' Jim Sauter has been performing in a duo with drummer Kid Millions for several years, creating a blistering and urgent wail of free improvised energy, as heard on this two track 7 inch, succint sonic blasts of freedom.

Toop, David: Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL] Toop, David:
Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Drawing on contemplative elements of Buddhist culture, Japanese stone gardens, and inquisitive literature, David Toop developed these engaging sound works through three periods of solitute, casting them with the help of Lawrence English, John Butcher, Sylvia Hallett, &c.

Lume (Barroso / Chochofel / Gaspar / Reis / Silva / Toscano / Menezes / Coelho / Charrinho / Monteir Lume (Barroso / Chochofel / Gaspar / Reis / Silva / Toscano / Menezes / Coelho / Charrinho / Monteiro / Marques / Cunha / Lala / Vicente / Amado / Machado):
Xabregas 10

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble (LUME) is an 11-piece ensemble led by pianist Marco Barroso, here captured live at the 2014 festival Jazz em Agosto for an unusual concert that blends free jazz, noise, rock, musical quotes and much, much more in exhiliarating ways.

Cortex (Johansson / Alberts / Hoyer / Nilssen): Live in New York Cortex (Johansson / Alberts / Hoyer / Nilssen):
Live in New York

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Approaching the free side of 60s postbop in the Ornette Coleman vein, the Cortex quartet of Thomas Johansson (trumpet), Kristoffer Alberts (sax), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums) are captured for a dynamic and captivating set at IBeam in Brooklyn in 2015.

Dickey, Whit / Kirk Knuffke: Fierce Silence Dickey, Whit / Kirk Knuffke:
Fierce Silence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The NY duo of Whit Dickey on drums and Kirk Knuffke on cornet, in Dickey's first published recording in a decade, using a slow pulse and space in sophisticated dialogs and ballads that avail finesse and economical approaches that rely on the incredible skills of both players.

Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper /  Loriot / Roig): Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper / Loriot / Roig):
Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Active since 2013, this ever-changing band was formed by multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst, blending jazz, post-rock, noise, lo- fi, psychedelica, and ambient music into a potent brew, as heard here in this septet rendering performing live at the 2015 Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Modular String Trio (Okhrimchuk / Jedrzejewski / Kacperczyk): Ants Bees and Butterflies Modular String Trio (Okhrimchuk / Jedrzejewski / Kacperczyk):
Ants Bees and Butterflies

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A most unusual trio: actually a quartet, this Polish/Ukraine group has three strings (violin, cello, contrabass) with modular synth and electronics reinforcing their sound, less EA than chamber jazz with fascinating orchestration and wonderful harmonic and melodic invention.

Mount Meander (Auzins / Leidinger / Jacobson / Sauerborn): Mount Meander Mount Meander (Auzins / Leidinger / Jacobson / Sauerborn):
Mount Meander

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The transnational quartet of artists from Germany, Latvia and Poland comprised of Karlis Auzins (sax), Lucas Leidinger (piano), Tomo Jacobson (double bass), and Thomas Sauerborn (drums), performing intuitive and collective free improvisation of great sensitify and skill.

Silva / Anker / Sandell / Zetterberg / Falt: Life and Other Transient Storms Silva / Anker / Sandell / Zetterberg / Falt:
Life and Other Transient Storms

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Live recordings at the 2015 Tampere Jazz Happening from the first meeting of Susana Santos Silva on trumpet, Lotte Anker on sax, Sten Sandell on piano, Torbjorn Zetterberg on bass and Jon Falt on drums, a modern supergroup of responsive and subtle collective improvisation.

Roji (Almeida / Schneider / Santos Silva): The Hundred Headed Woman Roji (Almeida / Schneider / Santos Silva):
The Hundred Headed Woman

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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A dark set of heavy improvisations from bassist Goncalo Almeida's project with drummer Jorg A. Schneider, with guests Susana Santos Silva on trumpet and Colin Webster on baritone sax; references to Bill Laswell, Zu, and Napalm Death are a good indication.

Perch Hen Brock & Rainy (Ab Baars  / Ig Henneman / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Raine): Live @ The Jazz Hap Perch Hen Brock & Rainy (Ab Baars / Ig Henneman / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Raine):
Live @ The Jazz Happening Tampere

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Crossing Netherland and New York players, Ab Baars on reeds, Ig Henneman on viola, Ingrid Laubrcok on sax and Tom Rainey on drums present an album of insightful improv that borrows approaches to sound from natural world, performed live at Tampere Jazz Happening, Finland in 2014.

Morris, Joe: Shock Axis Morris, Joe:
Shock Axis

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A limited edition release of guitarist Joe Morri's new NY-area aggressive improvising trio with younger players Dave Parmelle on drums and Chris Cretella on electric bass, shredding with awesome technical skill and intense harmonic and melodic force, really powerful stuff!

Pavone, Jessica : Silent Spills Pavone, Jessica :
Silent Spills

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Using viola, effects, and on one track, voice, New York improviser and Anthony Braxton ensemble member Jessica Pavone presents a uniquely voiced solo album, approaching the instrument through simple means that become increasingly twisted and unforseen as they advance.

Sikora, Catherine : Jersey Sikora, Catherine :
Jersey

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Irish-born New York based tenor saxophonist Catherine Sikora, know for her work with Eric Mingus, Hans-earl Park and Nick Didkovsky, in her first solo album, a strong release of passionate and informed free improv, 13 pieces revealing a unique and adept approach to the horn.

Dick, Robert : Our Cells Know Dick, Robert :
Our Cells Know

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Using multiphonics, percussive effects, circular breathing and other extended approaches to the contrabass flute, composer/performer/improviser Robert Dick releases a mesmerizing album of improvisations, breaking new terrain by letting the largest of flutes lead his muse.

Zorn, John : The Mockingbird Zorn, John :
The Mockingbird

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn's Gnostic Trio of Bill Frisell on guitar, Carol Emanuel on harp and Kenny Wollesen on vibes and chimes, perform Zorn's compositions inspired by the classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" in lyrical chamber jazz of great depth and nuance.

Bandolin, Jacob do : Great Jewish Music Bandolin, Jacob do :
Great Jewish Music

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A tribute to Jacob do Bandolim, one of the founders of the Brazilian instrumental style choro in the 30's and 40's, in compositions from Tzadik artists Davka, Cyro Baptista, Carla Kihlstedt, Jon Madof, Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz, Ben Perowsky, Rob Burger, Jamie Saft, &c.

Douglas, Dave High Risk: Dark Territory Douglas, Dave High Risk:
Dark Territory

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Electronic-inspired ensemble High Risk with Dave Douglas on trumpet, Jonathan Maron on bass, Mark Guiliana on drums and Shigeto on electronics, exploring the intersection of creative improvisation and modern electronic music production in persuasively rhythmic music.

Universal Indians w/ Joe McPhee: Skullduggery [VINYL 2 LPs] Universal Indians w/ Joe McPhee:
Skullduggery [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The free improvising trio of John Dikeman on sax, Jon Rune Strom on bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums, invites Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet and alto sax for a release of rugged free improv using unorthodox approaches and amazing dexterity in their playing.

Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos: The Presence Of Air Particles Ignited By Memory Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos:
The Presence Of Air Particles Ignited By Memory

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Remarkably detailed, slowly moving improvisation from the trio of Katsura Yamauchi on alto sax, Carlos Santos on electronics, and Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, harp and objects, a beautiful balance of acoustic and electronic sound in intensely concentrated music.

Nastesjo, Johannes / Vasco Trilla: Ginkgo Nastesjo, Johannes / Vasco Trilla:
Ginkgo

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The duo of Johannes Nastesjo on double bass and Vasco Trilla on drums and percussion, an album of extended techniques and unexpected devising, using quietly aggressive techniques balanced by concentrative improv to create unexpected eruptions and unusual sonic environments.

Blumer, Fridolin: Camping; Cafe Bar Blumer, Fridolin:
Camping; Cafe Bar

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A solid solo outing from Zurich-based double bassist Friodlin, presenting his 4-part "Camping; Cafe Bar" work, blending the jazz idiom with discursive asides and unusual techniques, plus a lovely and appropriately titled work "But Beautiful".

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Withdrawal (1966/7)[REISSUE] Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Withdrawal (1966/7)[REISSUE]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Featuring the earliest published recordings of Barry Guy & Evan Parker, percussionist John Steven's presents transitional sextet and septet performances of his groundbreaking free improv group from 1966 & '67 with Trevor Watts, Paul Rutherford, Kenny Wheeler, and Derek Bailey.

Marsh, Tony / Chefa Alonso: Goodbye Red Rose (2008/9) Marsh, Tony / Chefa Alonso:
Goodbye Red Rose (2008/9)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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During her stay in London from 2004-2008, saxophonist Chefa Alonso developed a rewarding duo with percussionist Tony Marsh of great technical and musical value, as heard on these excellent recordings from Red Rose and Ryan's Bar in London, and Matadero in Huesca, Spain.

Baker, Duck : Outside (1977-83) Baker, Duck :
Outside (1977-83)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Fingerstyle guitarist Duck Baker was influenced by Eric Dolphy, Ornette Coleman and Cecil Taylor, recording these solo original improvisations plus 2 Ornette Coleman pieces from '77-'83 in London, Torino & Calgary, plus 2 duos with guitar madman Eugene Chadbourne.

 


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Turner, Roger / Satoh Masahiko / Otomo Yoshihide: Live at Hall Egg Farm