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Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang: Tales Out Of Time Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang:
Tales Out Of Time

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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A much-needed reissue of the 2002 release from the quartet of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Joe McPhee (sax, pocket cornet, trumpet), Kent Kessler (double bass) and Michael Zerang (drums & percussion) recording in the studio for incredible free improvisation from four titans.

Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet: No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975 Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet:
No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

Price: $13.56    

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The Bobby Bradford & John Carter Quintet captured in performance in 1975, the earliest known recording of this configuration live from their 70s period in Los Angeles, playing amazing free jazz with Stanley Carter and Roberto Mirando on bass, and William Jeffrey on drums.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: A Heart That Responds From Schooling Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
A Heart That Responds From Schooling

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.00    

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The 2nd release from Italian composer/performer Alessandro Bosetti and Australian pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks), a very intimate album of sonic explorations that spans improvised fragments and original renditions of compositions like Steve Lacy's "Esteem" with Bosetti's lyrics.

Blaser, Samuel: Spring Rain Blaser, Samuel:
Spring Rain

(Whirlwind -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Swiss trombonist Samuel Blaser pays tribute to clarinetist and composer Jimmy Giuffre, in a quartet with Russ Lossing on piano & keys, Drew Gress on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, merging Giuffre's lyrical forms to create new and innovative compositions.

Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke: Moon [2 CDs] Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke:
Moon [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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After performing at a night dedicated to Ed Blackwell and Don Cherry, vibraphone legend Karl Berger invited trumpeter Knuffke to Woodstock to teach and perform with him, from which this lovely album of duets was born, 2 CDs of original compositions of free and lyrical playing.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )

Price: $9.95    

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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans): Out In Here Beeferman, Gordon Trio (w/ James Ilgenfritz, Michael Evans):
Out In Here

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Pianist/composer Gordon Beeferman's trio with bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer/percussionist Michael Evans in an entirely acoustic record that conjures up electronica, noise, free jazz, and new-complexity, in a sublimely creative fashion.

Bennett / Johnston / Mezzacappa / Rosaly: Shipwreck 4 Bennett / Johnston / Mezzacappa / Rosaly:
Shipwreck 4

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $13.56    

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Named for Shipwreck Studios, this is the first meeting between San Francisco Bay Area improvisers Darren Johnston (trumpet), Aaron Bennett (sax) and Lisa Mezzacappa (bass) with Chicago drummer Frank Rosaly, for 6 tracks of outstanding interactive and playful improvisation.

Bradford, Bobby / Hafez Modirzadeh / Mark Dresser / Alex Cline: Live At The Open Gate [VINYL] Bradford, Bobby / Hafez Modirzadeh / Mark Dresser / Alex Cline:
Live At The Open Gate [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $22.95    

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West Coast cornetist Bobby Bradford captured live in 2013 for a superb set at the Center for the Arts in Los Angeles, part of the Open Gate Theatre Sunday evening concert series, in a quartet with Hafez Modirzadeh on alto sax, Mark Dresser on bass, and Alex Cline on drums.

Fail Better! (Reis / Vicente / Guimaraes / Pereira / Filipe): OWT [VINYL] Fail Better! (Reis / Vicente / Guimaraes / Pereira / Filipe):
OWT [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $20.36    

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Mesmerizing electric free improvisation from the Portugese quintet of Marcelo Dos Reis on guitar, Luis Vicente on trumpet, Joao Guimaraes on sax, Jose Miguel Pereira on double bass, and Joao Pais Filipe on drums, recording live at Salao Brazil in Coimbra, Portugal in 2014.

Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles): No Coming, No G Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles):
No Coming, No Going. The Music of Peter Kuhn, 1978-1979 [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $19.95    

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Two recordings from multi-reedist Peter Kuhn from 1978-79; a reissue of an LP of a '78 radio broadcast with Toshinori Kondo (trumpet), Arthur Williams (trumpet), William Parker (bass), and Denis Charles (drums); and a live concert with Denis Charles in Massachusetts in '79.

Kuhn, Peter Trio (w/ Kyle Moti / Nathan Hubbard): The Other Shore Kuhn, Peter Trio (w/ Kyle Moti / Nathan Hubbard):
The Other Shore

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95    

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Multi-reedist Peter Kuhn's 1st release as a leader in over 30 years, picking up from the NY loft scene after years of struggle, here in a collective free improv album with Kyle Motl on bass and Nathan Hubbard on drums, promoting spiritual values through creative music.

Cactus Truck: Are You FREE? Cactus Truck:
Are You FREE?

(BeCoq -- France )

Price: $11.95    

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The Cactus Truck trio of John Dikeman on sax, Jasper Stadhouders on guitar and bass, and Onno Govaert on drums, performing live at the "Are you FREE? Music Festival in Slovakia, 2014 for two extended improvisations and a succinct closer; rugged yet sophisticated free improv.

Dingman, Chris: The Subliminal and the Sublime Dingman, Chris:
The Subliminal and the Sublime

(Inner Arts -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.

Eisenstadt, Harris: September, Canada Day IV Eisenstadt, Harris:
September, Canada Day IV

(Songlines -- USA )

Price: $9.12    

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Drummer Harris Eisenstadt continues his excellent NY quintet with Nate Wooley, Matt Bauder, Chris Dingman, and new bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, through 7 original compositions of lyrical modern jazz that leaves room for open-ended and extraordinary soloing.

Hauf / Heather / Siewert / Weber: The Peeled Eye [VINYL with Download Code] Hauf / Heather / Siewert / Weber:
The Peeled Eye [VINYL with Download Code]

(Shameless -- Austria )

Price: $23.95    

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Ominous free jazz from the quartet of Boris Hauf (baritone sax), Martin Siewert (guitar), Christian Weber (electric bass) and Steve Heather (drums), thick and tremendously informed improv with a rock-tilted ear toward the sonic aspects of their instruments.

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

(Self Released -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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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.

Pride, Mike: Listening Party Pride, Mike:
Listening Party

(Akord Records/Subkulturni Azil -- Slovenia )

Price: $12.95    

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The first solo album from Downtown NY drummer/multi-instrumentalist Mike Pride, 18 diverse and succinct pieces for percussion instruments, studio creations, glockenspiel etudes & drum set improvisations with rhythmically superb music and some strange bits of NYC humor.

Sun Ra: Joyful Noise [BLU-RAY] Sun Ra:
Joyful Noise [BLU-RAY]

(MVD -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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A one-hour documentary, restored from the original 16mm film, by Robert Mugge who spent two years shooting Sun Ra and the Arkestra in performance in Baltimore and Philadelpha, including interviews with band members, a rehearsal, and a solo keyboard performance.

Spoon 3: Seductive Sabotage Spoon 3:
Seductive Sabotage

(Evil Rabbit -- The Netherlands )

Price: $13.50    

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Free improvisation and song come together in the Amsterdam based trio of Jodi Gilbert, Albert van Veenendaal and Meinrad Kneer, using acoustic, electronic and little instruments.

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

(Circulasione -- Norway )

Price: $15.95    

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

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Meurs! + Apolune: Meurs! + Apolune Meurs! + Apolune:
Meurs! + Apolune

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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A co-production between BeCoq Records and Creative Sources, the quartet of saxophonist Mathhiew Lebrun with 3 guitarists--Leo Rathier, Paul Menard, and Thomas Coquelet--use preparations, feedbacks, glass, cymbals, microswitches, and unusual sax techniques to create unusual sonic environments that ebb and flow in introspective and disquieting ways.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato): Debris d'orgueil Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato):
Debris d'orgueil

(Fou Records -- France )

Price: $13.95    

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Two live recordings at Theatre au Clain, in Poitiers, France and at le Bistrot, in Bayonne, from the free improvising quartet of Christiane Bopp on trombone, Jean-Marc Foussat on synth & voice, Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and sopranino sax, and Makoto Sato on drums, for submersive interchanges blending electronics and acoustics in remarkable ways.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95    

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten <i>[Used Item]</i> Louis Minus XVI :
Kindergarten [Used Item]

(BeCoq -- France )

Price: $5.95    

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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.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: LAC (Lake) <i>[Used Item]</i> Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
LAC (Lake) [Used Item]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $4.95    

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Jean-Luc Guionnet creates a portrayal of Lake Annecy near his home as described through its geographical location, and heard in a series of snapshot field recording compositions that describe the environment, fauna, people and civilization that abound around it.

Holdsworth, Allan: None Too Soon <i>[Used Item]</i> Holdsworth, Allan:
None Too Soon [Used Item]

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Kawng, Goh Lee / Julien Ottavi: Pukul Berapa? <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawng, Goh Lee / Julien Ottavi:
Pukul Berapa? [Used Item]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $7.95    

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Goh Lee Kwang performing on no-input mixer meets Julien Ottavi on TamTam, bass drum and a computer running Puredata and Apodio 10 for an album of electronic improvisation recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Nantes, France, balancing aggressive and meditative sound.

La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne: Soundtracks <i>[Used Item]</i> La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne:
Soundtracks [Used Item]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $7.95    

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Three soundtracks to movies from sound artist Eric La Casa, developed for directors Luke Fowler, Christian Jaccard and Marie-Christine Navarro, organizing sounds from field recordings, with Navarro's soundtrack complemented by organ recordings from Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Machine Mass Trio: As Real As Thinking <i>[Used Item]</i> Machine Mass Trio:
As Real As Thinking [Used Item]

(MoonJune -- USA )

Price: $4.95    

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Originally a side-project of douBt, this new electric jazz/rock trio is led by Tony Bianco (drums and loops), Michel Delville (guitar, bouzouki and live effects), and Belgian saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist Jordi Grognard.

The Nu Band: Live in Paris [VINYL] The Nu Band:
Live in Paris [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $22.95    

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Nu Band with trumpeter Roy Campbell, saxophonist Mark Whitecage, bassist Joe Fonda, and Lou Grassi, in their 5th album after 10 years together, performing live in Paris.

The Tiptons: Tsunami The Tiptons:
Tsunami

(Zipa!Music -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet with drums and electronics, led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie, in their 2007 album of original compositions, joyful and compelling music that defies categorization.

Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell: There Is No Love <i>[Used Item]</i> Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell:
There Is No Love [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $8.95    

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Confront initiates their new Core Series with the text piece "There Is No Love" with David Sylvian on voice, vocal treatments and electronics, Rhodri Davies on harp, vibraphone and radio, and Mark Wastel on tam tam and percussion, a sophisticated spoken word piece of shadowy atmosphere and innuendo, leveraging approaches from experimental, improvised and composed music.

 


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