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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 Dick 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 agressive 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 agressive 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.

Carter, Kent: Oratorios and Songs (2010) Carter, Kent:
Oratorios and Songs (2010)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The Riviere Ensemble led by bassist Kent Carter with Christiane Bopp (trombone), Albrecht Maurer (violin), Katrin Mickiewicz (viola) and Laura Tejeda Martin (mezzo soprano) recording original works in historic churches in France, blending classical, jazz, free improv & traditional musics.

In Love With (Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi / Darrifourcq): Axel Erotic In Love With (Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi / Darrifourcq):
Axel Erotic

(BeCoq -- France )

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The French experimental jazz trio of Theo Ceccaldi (violin), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello) and Sylvain Darrifourcq (drums, percussuions, zither) in a playful release of quick paced, creative improvisations in an album of exciting and somewhat off-kilter music; superbe!

Chatoyant: Place Of Other Destination [CASSETTE w/ download] Chatoyant:
Place Of Other Destination [CASSETTE w/ download]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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With members of Wolf Eyes and Volebeats, Crime and the City Solution, &c. this Detroit quartet blends acoustic and electronic instruments in spontaneous composition with a rock aesthetics, a dark fusion of sound that plays both burning improv and mysterious soundscape.

Bi-Ki?: Quelque Chose Au Milieu Bi-Ki?:
Quelque Chose Au Milieu

(BeCoq -- France )

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The alto sax duet of Jean-Baptiste Rubin and Sakina Abdou sculpt sound material that draws on the acoustic resources of the space within which they play, captured here in various locations in Northern France by the keen ear of saxophonist/conceptualist Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten Louis Minus XVI :
Kindergarten

(BeCoq -- France )

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Joining noise rock and free jazz, the Louis Minus XVI quartet is fronted by two saxophonists--Adrien Douliez on alto and Jean Baptiste Rubin on tenor--with Maxime Petit on bass and Frederic L'homme on drums, in a balanced album of powerful and introspective compositions.

Anker / Lonberg-Holm & Jackson / Serries: Two Duos [CASSETTE with download] Anker / Lonberg-Holm & Jackson / Serries:
Two Duos [CASSETTE with download]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Two aspects of reed & string duos, side A presents Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm with Danish/NY saxophonist Lotte Anker in 4 free improvisations of unusual technique; side B is UK saxophonist Dave Jackson & Dirk Serries on electric guitar for an extended improv live at Cafe Oto.

Wooley / Antunes / Queijo / Costa / Corsano: Purple Patio  [VINYL] Wooley / Antunes / Queijo / Costa / Corsano:
Purple Patio [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A very open album of improvisation, using an intensely responsive section of three drums and one bass, with Wooley in amazing form playing about the fray, from introspective reserve to seething runs, supported by a wicked undercurrent of astounding, criss-crossing rhythm.

Williams, Arthur (w/ Peter Kuhn / Toshinori Kondo / William Parker / Denis Charles): Forgiveness Sui Williams, Arthur (w/ Peter Kuhn / Toshinori Kondo / William Parker / Denis Charles):
Forgiveness Suite [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Never before released radio recordings at WKCR in 1979 of NY trumpeter Arthur Williams, a member of the loft scene, in a quintet with Toshinori Kondo on trumpet, Peter Kuhn on sax, Denis Charles on drums and William Parker on bass, a great example of probing free jazz from that period.

Brotzmann, Peter / William Parker / Hamid Drake: Song Sentimentale Brotzmann, Peter / William Parker / Hamid Drake:
Song Sentimentale

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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One of a dual CD/LP release documenting three nights at London's Cafe Oto by the trio of Peter Brotzmann on reeds, William Parker on double bass, guembri, shakuhachi, and shenai, and Hamid Drake on drums, an incredible display of improvised music from three masters of the form.

Brotzmann, Peter / William Parker / Hamid Drake: Song Sentimentale [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter / William Parker / Hamid Drake:
Song Sentimentale [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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One of a dual CD/LP release documenting three nights at London's Cafe Oto by the trio of Peter Brotzmann on reeds, William Parker on double bass, guembri, shakuhachi, and shenai, and Hamid Drake on drums, an incredible display of improvised music from three masters of the form.

Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Ashley John Young: Now Has No Dimension Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Ashley John Young:
Now Has No Dimension

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from the trio of Paul Dunmall on soprano and tenor sax, Philip gibbs on guitar, and Ashley John Young on double bass, performing at Cardiff University School of Music Concert Hall in 2016, a great example of concentrative, complex and lively interplay.

Gjerstad, Frode / Ramiro Molina: Unseen Seas Gjerstad, Frode / Ramiro Molina:
Unseen Seas

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Frode Gjerstad returned to Chile after his 2013 Trio tour to meet with guitarist Ramiro Molina, both to sample the amazing fish recipes Molina introduced him to, but more importantly, to perform live and to record these delicate and sophisticated improvisations.

Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad: Give And Take Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad:
Give And Take

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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During multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad's tour of South America in 2015 he met with pianist Fabiana Galante and fellow reedist Luis Conde to record these excellent improvisations, all three using unusual and extended techniques to create these 8 captivating dialogs.

Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew: Con Fluent Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew:
Con Fluent

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Trevor Watts and pianist Stephen Grew improvised these pieces at a distance, Grew sending recordings of two separate solo concerts from Newcastle, which Watts improvised over resulting in these intricate and exuberant "Improvised Compositions".

Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall: Myth Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall:
Myth

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A lyrical and sincere dialog from the Scottish duo of Rob Hall on clarinets and Chick Lyall on piano, recoreded at the chapel in St Mary's Music School in Edinburgh, blending improvisation with chamber music, free jazz, contemporary classical and folk idioms.

resAUnance : Migration resAUnance :
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The debut album by the chamber-jazz quartet resAUnance of Jonathan Golove on electric cello, Michael McNeill on piano, John Bacon on vibraphone and percussion, and Esin Gunduz on voice, blending compositional, improvisation, & Turkish folk music into passionate and beautiful works.

Keune, Stefan / Lovens, Paul: Live 2013 Keune, Stefan / Lovens, Paul:
Live 2013

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Working together in various ensembles since the early 90s, Stefan Keune on sopranino, alto and baritone saxophone and Paul Lovens on drums and cymbals captured these three extraordinary improvisation in the studio in Brussels, Belgium and live Munich Underground in Germany.

IKB: Chelonoidis Nigra IKB:
Chelonoidis Nigra

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Ernesto Rodrigues leads a 16 piece orchestra of strings, reeds, winds, voice, brass, accordion, electric guitar, electronics and percussion through the elaborately restrained work "Chelodnis Nigra", rewarding the careful listener with fascinating layers of sound.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Quasar Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Quasar

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A 46-member orchestra of electroacoustic improvisers performing live at St. George's Church in Lisbon in 2015, for an extended and dynamic tapestry of sound conducted by leader Ernesto Rodrigues, with an impressive list of artists familiar to those following the CS label.

Thumbscrew (Halvorson / Formanek / Fujiwara): Convallaria Thumbscrew (Halvorson / Formanek / Fujiwara):
Convallaria

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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The NY improvising trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar), Michael Formanek (double bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums) follow their "Thumbscrew" album with this impressive release of avant jazz, balancing melodic and technical playing with beautiful pacing and insightful interaction.

Roebke, Jason Octet: Cinema Spiral Roebke, Jason Octet:
Cinema Spiral

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Bassist Jason Roebke leads his octet with Keefe Jackson, Greg Ward, Jason Stein, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Jason Adasiewicz, and Mike Reed in a set of collaborative compositions, lyrical yet free improvisation from some of Chicago's finest players.

Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller): Risc Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller):
Risc

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Full Blast, the long-running trio of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Marino Pliakis (electric bass) and Michael Wertmuller (drums), recording in the studio for an album of seven masterful free improvisations of strong technical and powerfully intense playing.

Brotzmann, Peter / Heather Leigh: Ears Are Filled With Wonder [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter / Heather Leigh:
Ears Are Filled With Wonder [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Brotzmann continues to surprise in eclectic pairings, here pitting his tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, tarogato, and clarinet against Heather Leigh's pedal steel guitar, recorded during a tour of Poland where the two paused from big bands, trios, quartets, and duos to record this gem.

Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike [VINYL 2 LPs] Sakata, Akira:
The Tale of the Heike [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Clarinetist, percussionist and vocalist Akira Sakata performs a disturbing rendering of "The Tale of the Heike", an epic account of the 12th century struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan.

Jorge, Paulo Alexandre Improbable Trio (w/ Tom Wheatley / Eddie Prevost): Elements Jorge, Paulo Alexandre Improbable Trio (w/ Tom Wheatley / Eddie Prevost):
Elements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Saxophonist Paulo Alexandre Jorge leads his Improbable Trio with Tom Wheatley on double bass and AMM/Matchless legendary percussionist Eddie Prevost in a six part album of ardent free improvisation on titles about Sex, Love, Death, Friendship, Art Beauty, Power Law, &c.

"A" Trio + Alan Bishop: Burj al Imam [VINYL] "A" Trio + Alan Bishop:
Burj al Imam [VINYL]

(Unrock -- USA )

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Sun City Girls guitarist Alan Bishop, also improvising on voice, meets Beirut's "A" Trio of Mazen Kerbaj on trumpet, Sharif Sehnaoui on guitar, and Raed Yassin on bass for four quite unusual improvisations, and a cover of "Gently Johnny", best known from the UK movie "Wicker Man".

Hayward, Robin: Rubble Master [CASSETTE] Hayward, Robin:
Rubble Master [CASSETTE]

(Cassauna -- USA )

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Microtonal tubist Robin Hayward in a solo cassette release of two extended explorations of noise production, with the lips and tongue acting as noise generators that are filtered using half-valve techniques, using live electronics to create hallucinatory effects of motion.

Sun Ra: The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL] Sun Ra:
The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL]

(Jeanne Dielman -- Italy )

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The second volume of "The Saturn Singles", recordings from Sun Ra's own El Saturn label, focusing on recordings with Yochanan (aka The Space Age Vocalist), a wildly original street performer from Chicago whom Sun Ra befriended, plus other tracks from 1959-1962.

Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra: The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE] Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra:
The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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Unreleased material from Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra recorded in the rehearsal space of Sun Ra's Philadelphia home in 1969, with a dozen never-before-heard pieces from Ra's songbook, plus reworkings of some classics; invaluable music for the Sun Ra collector.

Sorey, Tyshawn: The Inner Spectrum of Variables [2 CDs] Sorey, Tyshawn:
The Inner Spectrum of Variables [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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New York drummer Tyshawn Sorey's impressive work for double trio is an ambitious chamber jazz composition using multiple harmonic, formal, rhythmic, and modal vocabularies in an exploratory and improvisational framework, inspired by the work of Lawrence D. Butch Morris.

Kretzmer, Yoni (Steve Swell / Thomas Heberer / Max Johnson / Chad Taylor): FIVE Kretzmer, Yoni (Steve Swell / Thomas Heberer / Max Johnson / Chad Taylor):
FIVE

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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An excellent example of collective free improv from a quintet led by NY tenor saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer with collaborators Steve Swell (trombone), Thomas Heberer (cornet), Max Johnson (double bass) and Chad Taylor (drums), capturing the horn sound of the late 60's Blue Note era.

Kretzmer / Ajemian / Shea: Until Your Throat is Dry Kretzmer / Ajemian / Shea:
Until Your Throat is Dry

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The trio of NY free improvisers Yoni Kretzmer on tenor sax and Kevin Shea on drums (Talibam, Mostly Other People Do the Killing) with bassist Jason Ajemian in an intense album of "immaterial tangibility, the raw flesh, dirty concreteness, thoughtlessness and stuff called music."

Jones, JC / Yoni Kretzmer (w/ Barre Philips / Mark Dresser / Reuben Radding / Sean Conly / Damon Smi Jones, JC / Yoni Kretzmer (w/ Barre Philips / Mark Dresser / Reuben Radding / Sean Conly / Damon Smith / Pascal Niggenkemper):
Esoteric Duos [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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A tremendous CD of duos, disc one presents Israeli bassist JC Jones in duos with Steve Horenstein, Barre Phillips, Mark Dresser, Damon Smith, Yoni Kretzmer, and Carmel Raz; Disc 2 presents NY saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer in duos with Pascal Niggenkemper, Reuben Radding, Sean Conly, and JC Jones.

Loriot, Frantz Systematic Distortion Orchestra: The Assembly Loriot, Frantz Systematic Distortion Orchestra:
The Assembly

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The 11 piece Systematic Distortion Orchestra is led by composer and viola player Frantz Loriot, with Brooklyn Downtown players Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Brad Henkel & Joe Moffet (trumpet), Ben Gerstein, Sam Kulik (trombone), Sean Ali & Pascal Niggenkemper (bass), and 3 drummers.

Elisha, Ehran / Kindred Spirit: Kindred Spirts: Quintets [2 CDs] Elisha, Ehran / Kindred Spirit:
Kindred Spirts: Quintets [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Composer-Improviser-Percussionist Ehran Elisha presents two quintets interpreting two of his extended compositions: "Kindred Soul" and "Spirit Suite", with collaborators including Roy Campbell, Sam Bardfeld, Dave Phillips, Yoni Kretzmer, Michael Attias, Sean Conly, &c.

Malfatti / Drumm / Capece: The Volume Surrounding The Task Malfatti / Drumm / Capece:
The Volume Surrounding The Task

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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A moody album of minimal improv, using space, innuendo, breath and a wonderful sense of darkness from the trio of Radu Malfatti (trombone), Kevin Drum (electronics) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet & preparations), performing live at Q-O2 in Brussel, Belgium.

Gustafsson, Mats And Friends: MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET] Gustafsson, Mats And Friends:
MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $57.95

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A box set documenting the October 2015 3-day event held at Porgy and Bess in Vienna for the 50th birthday of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire! and innumerable duo/trio/ensemble formations) with a who's-who of collaborators invited to join in various formations.

 


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Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Lacy, Steve Quintet: Last Tour (2004)

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

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