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Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio: Interface [VINYL 2 LPs] Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio:
Interface [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $35.95

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Reissuing and re-mixing New York saxophonist Steve Lehman's 2004 album with his previous Camouflage Trio of Mark Dress on double bass and Pheeroan Aklaff on drums, perfoming a stupendous set of original compositions live at Teatro Academica Gil Vicente in Coimbra, Portugal.

Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen): Awosting Falls [VINYL] Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen):
Awosting Falls [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $24.95

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Scandinavian and American musicians join together to form this quartet, with Kristoffer Berre Alberts on saxes, Jamie Saft on organ and keys, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on electric bass, and Gard Nilssen on drums & electronics, for an album of spacey and groove oriented jazz.

RED Trio w/ John Butcher: Summer Skyshift RED Trio w/ John Butcher:
Summer Skyshift

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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The second collaboration between the Portugese Red Trio of Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano), Hernani Faustino (double bass) and Gabriel Ferrandini (drums) with UK saxophonist John Butcher, performing live at Jazz em Agosto Festival in 2015, revealing new aspects to their project.

Parrinha, Bruno / Luis Lopes / Ricardo Jacinto: Garden Parrinha, Bruno / Luis Lopes / Ricardo Jacinto:
Garden

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A dark and gritty album of experimental improvisation from the Portuguese trio of Jose Bruno Parrinha on reeds, Luis Lopes on electric guitar, and Ricard Jacinto on cello and electronics, dense yet restrained playing that occasionally emerges to moments of beauty.

Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent: Talking Trash Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent:
Talking Trash

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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With 2 clarinetists--Joris Ruhl and Joachim Badenhorst--and 2 prepared pianists--Eve Risser and Philip Zoubek--plus flutist Julian Elvira, leader/bassist Pascal Niggenkemper explores his "different twins" concept in 9 uniquely orchestrated and impressive improvisations.

Millevoi, Nick: Disertion Millevoi, Nick:
Disertion

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $12.95

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Guitarist Nick Millevoi leads an ensemble that includes Jamie Saft on Hammond Organ, Ches Smith on drums, Johnny Deblase on bass, Dan Blacksberg on trombone and June Bender on violin, for an album equally embracing and subverting a wealth of rock and jazz forms.

Miguel, Sei : (Five) Stories Untold Miguel, Sei:
(Five) Stories Untold

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A collection of "stories untold" with varying line-ups, from a duo with Fala Mariam to a sextet with Mariam, Nuno Torres, Rodrigo Amado, Jose Bruno Parrinha & Paulo Curado, including the participation of other musicians like Carlos Santos, Hernani Faustino, Luis Desirat & Moz Carrapa.

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio:
Incantations

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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NY Saxophonist Tony Malaby's Paloma Recio with Ben Monder on guitar, Eivind Opsvik on double bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums in a studio album performing Malaby's 4-part "Incantation Suite", lyrically free improvisation with a shimmering essence invoking dreamlike states.

Festen (Hedtjarn / Ullen / Bergman / Carlsson): Festen Festen (Hedtjarn / Ullen / Bergman / Carlsson):
Festen

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A remarkable album of free improvisation from the Scandinavian quartet of Isak Hedtjarn on clarinet, Lisa Ullen on piano, Elsa Bergman on double bass, and Erik Carlsson on drums, captivating the listener with active and detailed interplay of strong intention and technical skill.

Cambien, Jonas Trio: A Zoology of the Future Cambien, Jonas Trio:
A Zoology of the Future

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Belgian pianist based in Oslo, Jonas Cambien's Trio with Andre Roligheten on reeds and Andreas Wildhagen on drums, in an album of unique compositions using simple ideas yielding complex improvisation & dialog, named for the Dougal Dixons book "After Man: A Zoology of the Future".

Rasmussen, Matte / Paul Flaherty / Chris Corsano: Star-Spangled Voltage [VINYL] Rasmussen, Matte / Paul Flaherty / Chris Corsano:
Star-Spangled Voltage [VINYL]

(Hot Cars Warp -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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The first meeting of Mette Rasmussen (alto saxophone) and Paul Flaherty (alto and tenor sax) with frequent collaborator to both saxophonists, drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano, for a wild romp of informed free jazz with intense energy, twists and turns, and ecstatic playing.

Nova Express Quintet  / John Zorn: Andras: The Book Of Angels Volume 28 Nova Express Quintet / John Zorn:
Andras: The Book Of Angels Volume 28

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The 28th release in John Zorn's Book of Angels series, performing the Masada song books in distinct groupings, brings together the all-star NY group of Cyro Baptista, Joey Baron, Trevor Dunn, John Medeski, and Kenny Wollesen for a blend of jazz, Afro-Cuban bop, Exotica, and more.

Yeh / Lorenz / Jewell: Live at CAC 7.21.08 [7-inch VINYL] Yeh / Lorenz / Jewell:
Live at CAC 7.21.08 [7-inch VINYL]

(Krayon Recordings -- Great Britain )

Price: $1.22

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Agressive and astounding free improvisation from the trio of C. Spencer Yeh (violin), Jon Lorenz (tenor sax) and Ryan Jewell (percussion) performing at the Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinatti in 2008.

Turner, Roger / Yukihiro Isso: Takanehishigu [VINYL] Turner, Roger / Yukihiro Isso:
Takanehishigu [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

Price: $25.95

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UK drummer/percussionist Roger Turner in his first meeting with Japanese Noh flutist Yukihiro Isso, an accomplished improviser who has performed with Cecil Taylor, Peter Brotzmann, John Zorn, &c., for a unique and fascinating conversation bridging two traditions.

Nargile, Asiq : Yurt Yeri [VINYL] Nargile, Asiq :
Yurt Yeri [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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Nargile Mehtiyeva aka Asiq Nargile, the only female Asiq living and performing in the ethnic Azeri region of Georgia, performs on the long-neck lute, or saz, accompanying herself on voice, in an ecstatic live performance at London's Cafe Oto in 2014.

Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt: Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL] Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt:
Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

Price: $25.95

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Two string players who have developed distinctive improvisation styles--cellist Okkyung Lee and guitarist Bil Orcutt--meet for their first encounter at London's Cafe Oto, for an exultant and sophisticated duo showing intense skill and strong conversational powers.

Jungle: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / Hamid Drake: Live at Okuden [2 CDs] Jungle: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / Hamid Drake:
Live at Okuden [2 CDs]

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The 2nd LP from Polish multi-wind & reedist Mat Walerian, his 2nd with NY pianist Matthew Shipp, and the 2nd recorded within the live Okuden Concert Series, adding drummer Hamid Drake for an excellent album of free improvisation that flows beautifully from track to track.

St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble): Peacemaker Assembly [VINYL] St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble):
Peacemaker Assembly [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $22.95

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Guitarist Stephen O'Malley meets UK free improvising drummer Steve Noble in Philadelphia PA to record this mammoth duo of sound and drone guitar with active, deep drumming, a mesmerizing album of intense sound and rhythm.

Peter, Brotzmann / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali: Songlines [VINYL 2 LPs] Peter, Brotzmann / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali:
Songlines [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $29.95

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Emphasizing the lyrical aspects of free jazz, the superb trio of Peter Brotzmann on alto & tenor sax and taragato, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Rashied Ali on drums, recorded this album in 1991, now remastered to bring this exceptional music back to the foreground.

LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens): Signals [VINYL] LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens):
Signals [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $22.95

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Percussionist Paul Lovens joins the Lok 03 trio of Alexander von Schlippenbach (piano), Aki Takase (piano), and DJ Illvibe (turntables) for the follow-up to their 2005 debut, here in an extended album of playfully unexpected improv from four masterful players.

Ambarchi, Oren / Stefano Pilia / Massimo Pupillo: Aithein [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren / Stefano Pilia / Massimo Pupillo:
Aithein [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

Price: $20.95

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Oren Ambarchi (guitar/drums), Stefano Pilia (guitar), and Massimo Pupill (bass) team up for an instrumental trip bridging post-rock, drone, and improvisation, a dark journey that draws the listener into increasingly muscular playing as the ferocity of the music builds.

Leandre / Delbecq / Houle: 14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris <i>[Used Item]</i> Leandre / Delbecq / Houle:
14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.95

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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.

Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval : [2 CDs] Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval :
[2 CDs]

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $18.95

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An intense and dynamic album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation from the duo of Pascal Battus performing on rotating surfaces, styrofoam, paper, plastic objects, and microphones, and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval performing on bassoon, microphones and mixing board.

Nigero: Lunras Negras [CASSETTE] Nigero:
Lunras Negras [CASSETTE]

(Small Scale Music -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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Vocalist and guitarist Geraldine Celerier Eguiluz leads this Montreal string ensemble with voice and percussion through free improvisation that integrates musicians, language, friends, and accomplices in creating unique and explorative song environments.

Kuhn / Sewelson / Cleaver / Roland: Our Earth / Our World Kuhn / Sewelson / Cleaver / Roland:
Our Earth / Our World

(pfmentum -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Multi-reediest Peter Kuhn in a trio with saxophonist Dave Sewelson, bassist Larry Roland, and drummer Gerald Cleaver, performing live at Arts For Arts Our Earth/Our World music series in 2015 for three extended and free improvisations of masterful skill and joy.

GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Geste GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee):
Geste

(Tour de Bras -- France )

Price: $13.95

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Eric Normand's Quebec based 12-piece GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation) in an album of 5 improvisations and a piece by percussionist Danielle P. Roger; wonderfully creative music with eclectic instrumentation that's simultaneously challenging and fun.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert: Kathmandu Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert:
Kathmandu

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Originally intended as a trio recording, when the 3rd player missed the Nepal Jazzmandu Jazz Festival, saxophonist Francois Carrier and drummer Michael Lambert carried on as a duo, these recordings from two sets displaying their impressive "freely melodic" approach to improvised music.

Baptista, Cyro: Bluefly Baptista, Cyro:
Bluefly

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A pop-infused psychedelic trip featuring Cyro with a huge lineup of superb musicians, lyrical improvisation with latin and world influences, with Baptista taking vocals over his eclectic and melodically embraceable music; a beautiful album to return to frequently.

Nacka Forum (Kajfes / Kullhammar / Berthling / Osgood): We Are The World [VINYL] Nacka Forum (Kajfes / Kullhammar / Berthling / Osgood):
We Are The World [VINYL]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $24.95

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Nacka Forum, the Scandinavian quartet of Jonas Kullhammar on sax and other winds, Goran Kajfes on trumpet & cornet, Johan Berthling on double bass and Kresten Osgood on drums, in their 5th studio album of lyrical free jazz of massive technical and creative skill.

Kullhammar, Jonas & The New Kids On The Rock: [VINYL] Kullhammar, Jonas & The New Kids On The Rock:
[VINYL]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $24.95

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A demo album so good it had to be released: saxophonist Jonas Kullhamar (here on the Braithophone) leads a quartet with exceptional young Swedish jazz musicians Johan Graden (piano), Vilhelm Bromander (bass), and Konrad Agnas (drums); irresistible grooves with a great vibe!

Kuchen, Martin  & Landaeus Trio: The Pity Of It All [VINYL] Kuchen, Martin & Landaeus Trio:
The Pity Of It All [VINYL]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $24.95

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Pianist Mathias Landaeus's trio with Johnny Aman on bass and Chris Montgomery on drums are joined by saxophonist Martin Kuchen (Angles, &c) for a limited edition LP of superb music merging free and lyrical elements for a tremendous modern jazz album.

Zorn, John: The Painted Bird Zorn, John:
The Painted Bird

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Crossing heavy improv with jazz, classical, world music and more, Zorn's latest compositions are handled by the ensemble of John Medeski (organ), Ches Smith (congas, Voudun drums), Kenny Wollesen (vibes), Kenny Grohowski (drums), and Matt Hollenberg (guitar).

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! [VINYL] Fiuczynski, David:
Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $21.95

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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.

Mezei, Szilard Trio: Secret Public Mezei, Szilard Trio:
Secret Public

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Serbian violist Szilard Mezei trio with double bassist Ervin Malina and drummer/percussionist Istvan Csik, in two extended works that blend seemingly chaotic approaches to improvisation with subtle and spacious playing, a tremendous achievement.

Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus: Zanshin Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus:
Zanshin

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $14.95

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The Leena Circus trio of Antoine Letellier on sax, trumpet & guitar, Nicolas Moulin on guitar, and Guillaume Arbonville on drums, joins with trumpeter Itaru Oki for an album of open-ended and downright psychedelic free improvisation, a superb achievement in creative music.

Elyakim, Dganit : Failing Better Elyakim, Dganit :
Failing Better

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Using electronics and voice, composer & sound artist Gtanit Elyakim presents a diverse set of compositions in collaboration with other acoustic, voice and electronic artists, a superb debut for an artist interested in aspects of the human and the digital paradigm.

Bailey, Derek / John Tilbury: Playing with a Dead Person [VINYL] Bailey, Derek / John Tilbury:
Playing with a Dead Person [VINYL]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $19.95

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Despite their desire to record together, UK improvisers, guitarist Derek Bailey and pianist John Tilbury, never quite worked it out; so Tilbury instead took these solo Bailey recordings into the studio and improvised to them, making Bailey the dead leader of their duo.

Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene: Cosmic Nickelodeon Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene:
Cosmic Nickelodeon

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Jemeel Moondoc's third release on New York's Relative Pitch label is this duo with bassist Hilliar Greene, a soulful album of bluesy free playing, Greene's solid finger and bow work anchoring Moondoc for beautiful, informed, quirky and sincerely heartfelt playing.

Mazur, Rafel / Keir Neuringer: Diachronic Paths Mazur, Rafel / Keir Neuringer:
Diachronic Paths

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A beautifully evolving set of duos, or "paths" from Philadelphia saxophonist Keir Neuringer and Polish bassis Rafal Mazur, using monumental technique to support a dialog that's technical and intensely focused while remaining lyrically sophisticated and imaginative.

Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ): Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD] Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ):
Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95

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Crossing NY and Chicago artists, the quartet of Mike Ladd on vocals & synth, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, trombone & electric piano, and HPRIZM/High Priest on synth create thought-provoking spoken environments of intense improv.

Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson:
The Out Louds

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The first release from the NY/West Coast trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, and Mary Halvorson on guitar, a collaborative improv of lyrical and nuanced improv, using great skill and sophistication in dialog that takes unexpected twists and turns.

Brotzmann, Peter & ICI Ensemble: Beautiful Lies [CD/SACD] Brotzmann, Peter & ICI Ensemble:
Beautiful Lies [CD/SACD]

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

Price: $15.95

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Peter Brotzmann composes and plays with The International Composers and Improvisers (ICI) Ensemble, alternating between the intimacy of contemporary chamber music and the virtuosic brilliance of free improvisation, an excellent example of Brotzmann's prowess as a writer and leader.

Wooley, Nate / Ken Vandermark: All Directions Home Wooley, Nate / Ken Vandermark:
All Directions Home

(Audiographic Records / Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Live recordings from Milwaukee's Sugar Maple in 2015 of the dynamic and amazing duo of NY trumpeter Nate Wooley and Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark, a tour-de-force of technical and melodic playing showcasing both players and their nearly telepathic high-speed improv exchange.

Vandermark, Ken : Site Specific [2 CDs + BOOK] Vandermark, Ken :
Site Specific [2 CDs + BOOK]

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

Price: $39.95

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2 CDs and a book of photos documenting solo work from Chicago improviser Ken Vandermark performing on clarinet, tenor, and baritone sax in 4 sites--a house, a cavern, a train trestle, & a skate park--dedicating the performances to important musicians, and to Buster Keaton, and Jay Adams.

Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury: Timekeepers Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury:
Timekeepers

(A-Musik -- Germany )

Price: $15.95

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The second release between legendary AMM pianist John Tilbury and MIMEO member Marcus Schmickler on computer, in a gradual and subtle work that pairs electronic environments to Tilbury's chord progressions, yielding spacious intervals with delicate and mysterious sound.

Musicworks: #124 Spring 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#124 Spring 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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The Spring 2016 issue of Canada's best creative music magazine covering composed, improvised and experimental music. Articles include: Juan Camilo Vasquez' Caliope (canto de las abejas); First-Place Winner, Musicworks' 2015 Electronic M...

Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson) : Wh Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson) :
What Thomas Bernard Saw

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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A brilliant ensemble of primarily Chicago players led by multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and with a cast including Jason Adasiewicz, Jeb Bishop, Mars Williams, Josh Berman, &c. &c., captured in two fiery live sets at Constellation, Chicago and Sugar Maple, Milwaukee in 2014.

Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson): An Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson):
An International Report [VINYL]

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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The first release from Ken Vandermark's Audiographic label, and his new band Audio One, a 10-piece ensemble inclduing Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Josh Berman (cornet), Tim Daisy (drums), Nick Mazzarella, Mars Williams, Dave Rempis & Ken Vandermark on reeds.

Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson): An Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson):
An International Report

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The first release from Ken Vandermark's Audiographic label, and his new band Audio One, a 10-piece ensemble inclduing Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Josh Berman (cornet), Tim Daisy (drums), Nick Mazzarella, Mars Williams, Dave Rempis & Ken Vandermark on reeds.

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt [VINYL] Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $22.95

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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.

Test: Always Coming from the Love Side [2 CDs] Test:
Always Coming from the Love Side [2 CDs]

(Eremite -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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Based in New York but recording this album live at the Velvet Lounge in Chicago in 1991, the quartet of Tom Bruno on drums, Matthew Hyner on bass, and both Daniel Carter and Sabir Mateen on sax & winds, present three extended improvisations of insanely great collective jazz.

St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble): Peacemaker Assembly St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble):
Peacemaker Assembly

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Guitarist Stephen O'Malley meets UK free improvising drummer Steve Noble in Philadelphia PA to record this mammoth duo of sound and drone guitar with active, deep drumming, for a mesmerizing album of intense sound and rhythm.

Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali: Songlines Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali:
Songlines

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Emphasizing the lyrical aspects of free jazz, the superb trio of Peter Brotzmann on alto & tenor sax and taragato, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Rashied Ali on drums, recorded this album in 1991, now remastered to bring this exceptional music back to the foreground.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $12.95

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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.

LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens): Signals LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens):
Signals

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Percussionist Paul Lovens joins the Lok 03 trio of Alexander von Schlippenbach (piano), Aki Takase (piano), and DJ Illvibe (turntables) for the follow-up to their 2005 debut, here in an extended album of playfully unexpected improv from four masterful players.

Licht-Akiyama Trios: Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow Licht-Akiyama Trios:
Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

Price: $15.95

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Alan Licht on guitar and electronics and Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar explored the lines that divide improvisation, composition, folk, blues, and experimental music in this Tokyo recording from 2014, two large works, the title track featuring Rob Mazurek on cornet.

Last Exit: Iron Path [VINYL] Last Exit:
Iron Path [VINYL]

(ESP -- E.U. )

Price: $32.95

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A much-needed reissue of this 1988 Last Exit album, with Bill Laswell (bass), Peter Brotzmann (sax), Sonny Sharrock (guitar) and Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums), muscular "darkwave" improvisation of virtuosic playing with superb energy, suspense and tension.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $12.95

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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.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".

Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou:
Paso Doble

(Tour de Bras -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.

 


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Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal

Taylor, Cecil : Garden, 2nd Set

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Lacy, Steve Quintet: Last Tour (2004)

Nakatani-Kobo Special: Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.

AMM: Spanish Fighters

MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) : Oakland/Lisboa

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

Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.1

Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene: Cosmic Nickelodeon