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Icepick (Nate Wooley, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten & Chris Corsano): Amaranth [VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE] Icepick (Nate Wooley, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten & Chris Corsano):
Amaranth [VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Nate Wooley (trumpet), Chris Corsano (percussion) and Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (bass) recording in Austin, TX for their first proper release as Icepick, 3 tracks of powerfully creative and downright smoldering modern jazz using exceptional skill and passion.

McPhee, Joe : Zurich 1979 [1-SIDED VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE] McPhee, Joe :
Zurich 1979 [1-SIDED VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Originally recorded to cassette tape (in Zurich, in 1979) this one-sided 180Gm LP restores and remasters this amazing 20 minute solo, a tour-de-force of tenor sax starting from the mouthpiece and bell and working into a fully formed and remarkable journey of method and music.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les accords intuitifs Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les accords intuitifs

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.32

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Montreal's most creative large ensemble, led by Joane Hetu & Daniell Palardy Roger, in their 5th release presenting works composed between 1976-2015 featuring twenty musicians playing in different combinations, showing the creative breadth and skills of this amazing band.

Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay): Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay):
Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Eleven songs by Montreal trombonist Scott Thomson settings of poems by P.K. Page (1916-2010), one of Canada's distinguished literary figures in a band with Pierre Tanguay on drums, Yves Charuest on sax, Nicolas Caloia on double bass, and Susanna Hood on vocals.

Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders: Rope Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders:
Rope

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Soprano saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert and pianist Uwe Oberg have played together since 2009; for ROPE they are joined by UK drummer Mark Sanders and Amsterdam bassist Wilbert de Joode for a diverse and astounding live set performed at Just Music Fest in Wiesbaden, Germany in 2015.

Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg: Kume Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg:
Kume

(SImlas -- Norway )

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The second album from the duo collaboration of acoustic and electric bassist Anders Berg and guitarist Tellef Ogrim on fretted and unfretted standard and bariton guitars, a Hadron Particle synthesizer, and other instruments, merging rock, jazz and other groove oriented styles.

Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson: Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013 Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson:
Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Instant compositions live at Sunset in Paris, 2013 from the quartet of Burton Greene on piano & percussion, Alan Silva on synthesizer, Adelhai Bennani on tenor sax, and Chris Henderson on electronic drums, a great update from a trailblazing band that started in 1964.

Higuchi, Keiko: Between Dream And Haze Higuchi, Keiko:
Between Dream And Haze

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Free jazz vocal improvisation from Keiki Higuchi in a quartet with drummer Tatsuya Nakatani, bassist Luis Inage, and guitarist Masami Kawaguchi, creating an hallucinatory sound of unusual techniques and hazy vocal implications, revealing layers with each listen.

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

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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During legendary UK free improvising drummer Roger Turner's 2015 tour of Japan he met with guitarist Otomo Yoshihide and pianist Satoh Masahiko to record this monumental and astounding 66 minute improvisation at Fukaya City's Hall Egg Farm.

Turner, Roger / Otomo Yoshihide: Live at SuperDeluxe Turner, Roger / Otomo Yoshihide:
Live at SuperDeluxe

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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UK free improvising percussionist Roger Turner in a duo with Japanese creative improviser Otomo Yoshihide on guitar, performing live at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in 2015, two sets of dynamic and demanding improvisation, from near silent to driving rhythm and noise.

Hirose, Junji / Kazuhisa Uchihashi: Saxophonedaxophone Hirose, Junji / Kazuhisa Uchihashi:
Saxophonedaxophone

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Saxophonist Junji Hirose met Kazuhisa Uchihashi at Foxhole in Kichijoji in 2014 and 2015, Uchihashi performing only on Hans Reichel's daxophone--wood shapes played in a variety of ways to create unusual sound--as heard on these 10 surprising and wonderfully idiosyncratic recordings.

Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher: Radio Tweet Wassermann, Ute / Birgit Ulher:
Radio Tweet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The long-standing duo of trumpeter Birgit Uhler, also on radio, speaker & objects, and free improvising vocalist Ute Wasserman, in an album of 8 unbelievable improvisations of a unique and sometimes bizarre character, holding one's attention from its outlandish nature--superb!

Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim: Nor Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim:
Nor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The freely improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues, Axel Dorner, Nuno Torres and Alexander Frangenheim recorded this beautiful album of dark sound in Germany in 2014, 3 movements of understated dialog using unexpected techniques in a subtle dialog.

Vorfeld / Scott / Gratkowski: Sieben Entruckte Lieder Vorfeld / Scott / Gratkowski:
Sieben Entruckte Lieder

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The trio of Frank Gratkowski on clarinets and alto sax, Michael Vorfeld on percussion, and Richard Scott on modular synthesizer, also known as Spectre, freely improvising in dramatic and generally reserved ways, intently focusing on sound and interchange.

MILESDAVISQUINTET!: Shapin' With MILESDAVISQUINTET!:
Shapin' With

(BeCoq -- France )

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The French trio of Xavier Camarasa on piano, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, and Sylvain Darrifourcq on percussion, having little to do with Mile Davis, but instead a creative band using timbral changes, intensity, density, volume to create unique improv environments.

Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene: Space Is Still The Place Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene:
Space Is Still The Place

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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New York free jazz pianist Burton Greene and free jazz vocalist Silke Rollig recorded these thirteen improvisations at The Loft in Koln, Germany in 2013, a mix of lyrical free playing with scat and freeform vocals, accompanied by flute, and by sax, on one piece each.

Eisenstadt, Harris : Old Growth Forest Eisenstadt, Harris :
Old Growth Forest

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York drummer Harris Eisenstadt revives his trio with trombonist Jeb Bishop and bassist Jason Roebke, adding tenor saxophonist Tony Malaby, recording in the studio after two concerts at John Zorn's venue The Stone in 2015, heard in here in momentous and heartfelt jazz.

Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston: Everybody's Somebody's Nobody Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston:
Everybody's Somebody's Nobody

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bay Area trumpeter Darren Johnston meets improvising guitar legend Fred Frith for an incredibly well-paced series of duos, remarkable improv that uses space, skill, extended techniques and unexpected approaches to both instruments in vivid and beautiful discourse.

Renku: Live in Greenwich Village Renku:
Live in Greenwich Village

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A live recording at Greenwich House Music School in New York City in 2014, and the 3rd album from the Renku trio of Michael Attias on alto sax, John Hebert on double bass, and Satoshi Takeishi on drums, lyrical and intimate trio work from three masterful players.

Hocevar, Dre : Collective Effervescence Hocevar, Dre :
Collective Effervescence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Freely improvised collective with an electroacoustic inclination and chamber music reserve from the quintet of Dre Hoceva (drums), Bran De Looze (piano), Lester St. Louis (cello), Chris Pitsiokos (sax) and Philip White (electronics & signal processing).

Protean Reality: Protean Reality Protean Reality:
Protean Reality

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Hard driving free jazz and hard bop from the German trio of Chris Pitsioko on alto sax, Noah Punkt on electric bass, and Philipp Scholz on drums and percussion, referencing the past with their foot clearly in the present through propulsive and creatively heavy playing.

Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm): Mr. K [VINYL] Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm):
Mr. K [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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This progressive/folk/jazz/improv/experimental/psych quartet from Norway covers a diverse set of approaches to improvisation, from textural, minimalistic and radically abstract, like something AMM would play, to the use of graphic and written notation.

Brotzmann, Peter Sextet/ Quartet: Nipples [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter Sextet/ Quartet:
Nipples [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

Price: $34.95

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A legendary and intense album of European Free Improvising masters recorded in 1969 from a band led by saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, with Evan Parker on tenor sax; Derek Bailey on guitar; Fred van Hove on piano; Buschi Niebergall on bass; and Han Bennink on drums.

Thing, The: Shake [VINYL 2 LPs] Thing, The:
Shake [VINYL 2 LPs]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

Price: $29.95

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Wild free jazz grooves, another monster of an album from the trio of reedist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with guests Anna Hogberg on alto sax and Goran Kajfes on cornet; intense, passionate, and precise.

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Monkey Plot w/ Frode Gjerstad: S/T Monkey Plot w/ Frode Gjerstad:
S/T

(FMR -- UK )

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The young Norwegian trio of Christian Winther (acoustic guitar), Magnus Nergaard ( double bass) and Jan Martin Gismervik ( double bass) joined by legendary sax player Frode Gjerstad for open-minded, introspective and unpredictable improvisation bridging two generations.

Dunmall, Paul / John Edwards / Tony Marsh: To Be Real Dunmall, Paul / John Edwards / Tony Marsh:
To Be Real

(FMR -- UK )

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Hard working free improv session from the UK trio of Paul Dunmall on tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass and the late Tony Marsh on drums, performing live at the Vortex in 2010, and at UWE in Bristol, 2007, never released material reminding of Marsh's stature and skill.

Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme : Exaiphnes Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme :
Exaiphnes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A quintet of string improvisers in discerning dialog using viola, cello, double bass, electric guitar, piano & harp, from regular collaborators Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, Miguel Mira, and Abdul Moimeme, plus Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy: Music for Chamber Organ & Contra Bass Clarinet Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy:
Music for Chamber Organ & Contra Bass Clarinet

(Aural Terrains -- E.U. )

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Electroacoustic improviser Thanos Chrysakis performing on the chamber organ at the University of Gloucestershire, UK in a collaboration with Chris Cundy on contra bass clarinet, for a subtle, mysterious and uncompromising four-part improvisation.

Dymny Trilla: Cave Canem Dymny Trilla:
Cave Canem

(FMR -- UK )

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Intricate and exciting improvisation from Barcelona improvisers Michal Dymny on electric guitar and Vasca Trilla on drums, with saxophonist Paulina Owczarek as a special guest; "cave canem" translates to "beware of dog", an apt description of their cutting interactions.

WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim): Berlin Kinesis WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim):
Berlin Kinesis

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Active since 1997, the quartet of Alexander Frangenheim (double bass), Roger Turner (percussion), Pat Thomas (piano & electronics) and Philipp Waschsmann (violin & electroncis) in a wildly creative cross of non-idiomatic improv flavored by the London scene.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch: Villa Lobos Suite Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch:
Villa Lobos Suite

(Leo -- UK )

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Ivo Perelman pays tribute to Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos through free improvisation, enlisting two violists--Mat Maneri and Tanya Kalmanovitch-for a uniquely orchestrated set of recordings with Perelman emulating and complementing the strings in engaging ways.

Schindler, Udo / Frank Paul Schubert: Parnassia Palustris Schindler, Udo / Frank Paul Schubert:
Parnassia Palustris

(FMR -- UK )

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A feast for fans of the soprano saxophone as Udo Schindler and Frank Paul Schubert improvise live at the 51th SALON fur Klang + Kunst in Krailing/Munich, Germany in 2015, blending and contrasting two approaches to the instrument in fascinating ways.

No Project Trio: Vol. II No Project Trio:
Vol. II

(FMR -- UK )

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The second release from the Portugese trio of Joao Paulo Esteves Da Silva (piano), Nelson Cascais (bass) and Joao Lensastre (drums) after their 2012 JACC Records release "Volume I", meeting in the studio for instant compositions of graceful and sophisticated improvisation.

Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid: Voice & Percussion Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid:
Voice & Percussion

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Ever-inventive drummer/percussionist Raymond Strid and performance collaborator, Norwegian-Swedish free improvising vocalist Andreas Backer, for a set of unusual, absurd and detailed improvisations, as the two complement each other in unexpected ways.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Complementary Colors Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Complementary Colors

(Leo -- UK )

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The long-standing partnership of saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp take color, with each track taking the name of a hue, mixing shades through free improvisation of subtle grace in a masterful dialog that only two such complementary players can present.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Sun Ra: Art Yard in a Box [7-CD Box] Sun Ra:
Art Yard in a Box [7-CD Box]

(Art Yard -- UK )

Price: $74.95

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A sturdy 7-CD Box set compiling the following Sun Ra releases on the magnificent Art Yard label: "The Antiques Blacks", "Nidhamu/Dark Myth Equations", "Sleeping Beauty", "Disco 3000", "Horizon", "Detroit Jazz Center", "On Jupiter".

Sharrock, Sonny: Monkey-Pockie-Boo [VINYL] Sharrock, Sonny:
Monkey-Pockie-Boo [VINYL]

(BYG RECORDS -- France )

Price: $15.95

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An unusual Sharrock album recorded in Paris in 1969 with wife Linda Sharrock on vocals, Ben Guerin on bass, and Jacques Thollot on drums, guitarist Sonny laying out part of the album and performing on slide whistle during others; a 180 gram exact repro repress for collectors.

Toral, Rafael: Space Collective 2 Live [CASSETTE + download] Toral, Rafael:
Space Collective 2 Live [CASSETTE + download]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $4.25

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Electronics & drums in a duo from Portugese musician Rafael Toral and drummer Alfonso Simoes performing live at All Tomorrow's Parties in 2012, two extended improvisations that develop from slow psychedelic cries to blistering interactions of strong statements.

Kahn, Jason / Tim Olive : Fukuoka / Osaka [CASSETTE + download] Kahn, Jason / Tim Olive :
Fukuoka / Osaka [CASSETTE + download]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $4.25

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While on a tour of Japan in 2014 Jason Kahn and Tim Olive recorded these two unhurried explorations for radio, synthesizer, and mixing board (Kahn) and magnetic pickups (Olive). building and releasing tension in a palette of unplaceable sound and structure.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.

Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert: OUTgoing Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert:
OUTgoing

(FMR -- UK )

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The inimitable trio of saxophonist Francois Carrier (also on Chinese oboe), drummer Michel Lambert and bassist John Edwards, joined by pianist Steve Beresford for a European tour, here recorded at London's Vortex Club for a powerful and diverse album of creative free improv.

Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall: I Look At You Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall:
I Look At You

(FMR -- UK )

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Blending free and compositional players, saxophonist Paul Dunmall leads the quintet of Neil Metcalfe on flute, Hanna Marshall on cello, Alison Blunt on violin and Phillip Gibbs on guitar for a refined and sprightly set of extended improvisations recorded at Birmingham Conservatory.

Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts: Dialogues with Ornette! Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts:
Dialogues with Ornette!

(FMR -- UK )

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Live recordings in 2015 from Bim Huis, and in Quintavant/Audio Rebel in Rio de Janeiro, the first a tribute to the late saxophonist Ornette Coleman in a 3 part suite of fast-paced and insightful improv; the 2nd "Quantum Illusion", an introspective and rich 2-part work.

Infinite Spirit (Gluck / Hart / Henderson / Sullivan): Revisiting The Music Of Mwandishi Band Infinite Spirit (Gluck / Hart / Henderson / Sullivan):
Revisiting The Music Of Mwandishi Band

(FMR -- UK )

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Herbie Hancock's 1971 Mwandishi band is revisited by original members Eddie Henderson (trumpet) and Billy Hart (drums) along with Bob Gluck on piano & electronics and Christopher Dean Sullivan on bass, updating and exploring the potential from that exciting music.

Remote Viewers, The: November Sky Remote Viewers, The:
November Sky

(Remote Viewers -- UK )

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UK's Remote Viewers with 4 saxophone players--David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Andrian Northover & Sue Lynch--plus John Edwards on double bass and David Stockard on drums & percussion, blending jazz and modern chamber in lyrical, novel, and mysterious ways.

Filip, Klaus / Leonel Kaplan: Tocando Fondo Filip, Klaus / Leonel Kaplan:
Tocando Fondo

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two slowly unfolding improvisations from trumpeter Leonel Kaplan using extended and unconventional techniques, and electronic artist Klaus Filip performing on sine waves, in a two part extended piece recorded in Buenos Aires after the two met in live performance.

Ayler, Albert: Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs] Ayler, Albert:
Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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An expanded reissue of Albert Ayler's 1965 live album "Bells" in a quintet with drummer Sunny Murray (drums), Gary Peacock (bass), Donald Ayler (trumpet) and Charles Tyler (alto sax), plus his 1975 "Prophecy" album in a trio with Murray and Peacock, plus tracks from "Albert Smiles with Sunny".

S4 (Butcher / Kobi / Koch / Leimgruber): Cold Duck S4 (Butcher / Kobi / Koch / Leimgruber):
Cold Duck

(Monotype -- Russia )

Price: $14.36

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A unique saxophone quartet from 4 distinctive players, all on soprano sax -- Johh Butcher, Christian Kobi, Hans Koch, and Urs Leimgruber -- creating an incredible array of sound and spontaneous composition with profound technical prowess and discerning discretion in dialog.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey: Butterfly Whispers Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey:
Butterfly Whispers

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $15.45

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman suggests the listener use the titles of these improvisations to create their own narratives for the fluid and oratory overtones of these lyrical instant compositions, performed with drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Matthew Shipp.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / Martin Taxt: Pan On Fire Nakamura, Toshimaru / Martin Taxt:
Pan On Fire

(Monotype -- Russia )

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Japanese no-input mixing board innovator Toshimaru Nakamura joins Norwegian improviser Martin Taxt on amplified Microtonal Tuba for a gritty album formed by running Taxt's tuba into the mixing board, interrupting Nakamura's signal with unexpected sonic results.

Leandre / Delbecq / Houle: 14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris Leandre / Delbecq / Houle:
14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $15.45

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The trio of Joelle Leandre (bass), Benoite Delbecq (piano), Francois Houle (clarinets) recording the 7-part "rue Paul Fort" at 14 rue Paul Fort @ Helene Aziza in Paris, France in 2013, beautifully fluid free improvisation from a set of superlative players.

Ligeti, Lukas - Thollem Mcdonas: Imaginary Images Ligeti, Lukas - Thollem Mcdonas:
Imaginary Images

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $15.45

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Merging the sensibilities of compositional, jazz, and free improvised music, pianist Thollem McDonas and Lukas Ligeti on drums and electric "marimba lumina" create a hybrid that takes the best of all three in distinctive, disciplined, and heartfelt ways.

Multumult: Zig Zag Multumult:
Zig Zag

(Thirsty Leaves Music -- Greece )

Price: $9.71

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Bucharest, Romania's Multumult is an improvising quartet using reeds, wind instruments, voice, drums, electric guitar and electric cello to create music from introspective experiments of cinematic to tumultuous sound.

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK] Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent:
Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

(Art Yard -- USA )

Price: $71.95

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Originally published in 1994, Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent's comprehensive reference of Sun Ra includes a pictorial and annotated discography, essays and photo documents, photographs; this 2nd edition adds new photographs, photo documents, and essays.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Confirmation Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Confirmation

(TAIGA -- USA )

Price: $21.95

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The first vinyl solo album from one of the world's most active percussionists, Tatsuya Nakatani, recording live at Nakatani-kobo in Easton Pennsylvania in 2015, in an incredible display of unexpected sonic territory from drums, bows, bells, bowls and cymbals.

Gate, The: Chuck [CASSETTE with download code] Gate, The:
Chuck [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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New York tuba player Dan Peck's The Gate with Tom Blancarte on electric upright bass and Brian Osborne on percussion present two tracks of dark, deep improvisation, then join up with Nate Wooley on trumpet & amplifier and Tim Dahl on electric bass for an extended composition.

In The Sea (Caloia / Zubot / Ceccarella / Honsinger): Henry Crabapple Disappear [CASSETTE with downl In The Sea (Caloia / Zubot / Ceccarella / Honsinger):
Henry Crabapple Disappear [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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Montreal improvisers Joshua Zubot on violin, Isaiah Ceccarella on drums, and Nicolas Caloia on double bass, with European improviser Tristan Honsinger (ICP) on cello and voice, in a diverse and informed album of free improvisation pushing strings to their limits.

Flaherty / Corsano / Yeh b/w Ambrachi / Sanders: Split [7-inch VINYL] Flaherty / Corsano / Yeh b/w Ambrachi / Sanders:
Split [7-inch VINYL]

(Krayon Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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A split 7", side A presents the improvising trio of Paul Flaherty (sax), Chris Corsano (drums) and C.Spencer Yeh (violin) live at the London School Of Economics in 2006; Side B is the duo of Oren Ambarchi on guitar and Matt Sanders on drums recording in Australia, 2009.

 


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