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Hanut Trio (Bukelman / Masel / Sabag): Hanut Trio Hanut Trio (Bukelman / Masel / Sabag):
Hanut Trio

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The Hanut Trio of Nir Sabag (drums & percussion), Nadav Masel (double bass & Moroccan flute) and Ido Bukelman (electric guitar & bell), named after the Tel-Aviv theater-gallery that host their concerts, in a studio album of idiosyncratic and informed free improvisation.

Graewe / Mattos / Vatcher: Subsymbolism Graewe / Mattos / Vatcher:
Subsymbolism

(Nuscope -- USA )

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The first release from the German free improvising trio of pianist Georg Graewe, bassist Marcio Mattos, and drummer Michael Vatcher, playing Graewe's rich and intricate spontaneous compositions that ebb and flow effortlessly into each other.

Gjerstad, Frode Trio (w/ Paal Nilssen-Love / Jon Rune Strom): Miyazaki Gjerstad, Frode Trio (w/ Paal Nilssen-Love / Jon Rune Strom):
Miyazaki

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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One of the great modern groups in free improvisations, saxophonist & clarinetist Frode Gjerstad leads teh trio of Jon Rune Strom on bass and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums in a liver performance at Miyazaki, Japan for 2 extended and 1 short improv of vital, informed and exuberant improvisations.

Gallio / Rupp: Fasane Hula Punk Gallio / Rupp:
Fasane Hula Punk

(Rapid Moment -- Malaysia )

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The duo of electric guitarist Olaf Rupp and soprano saxophonist Christoph Gallio in a set of 13 studio improvisations, restrained and thoughtful dialog of great technical skill and unusual tonal approaches to both instruments.

Frith, Fred / Evan Parker: Hello, I Must Be Going Frith, Fred / Evan Parker:
Hello, I Must Be Going

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Two masters who rarely play together--guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Evan Parker--performing together as a duo at the 30th Musique Actuelle Festival in Victoriaville, Canada for an amazing exchange of ideas and intensely subtle dialog.

Fraser, Nick (feat. Tony Malaby and Kris Davis): Too Many Continents Fraser, Nick (feat. Tony Malaby and Kris Davis):
Too Many Continents

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Toronto drummer and composer Nick Fraser in a superb trio with saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis, performing Fraser originals that merge free improvisation, jazz and avant compositional approaches with astonishing solos from all three.

Fasteau, Kali Z (with Jordan / Rozie / Parran / McBee): Piano Rapture Fasteau, Kali Z (with Jordan / Rozie / Parran / McBee):
Piano Rapture

(Flying Note -- USA )

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New York pianist Kali Z. Fasteau in a quintet with L. Mixashawn Rozie on sax, flute, and djembe, Kidd Jordan on tenor sax, J.D. Parran on flute and clarinet, and Ron McBee on percussion, a beautiful journey in jazz that borrows from the past while looking to the future.

Ewen, Sandy & Henry Kaiser: Lake Monsters Ewen, Sandy & Henry Kaiser:
Lake Monsters

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Seven electric guitar duos from Kaiser & Ewen, recorded during a 6 hour marathon session in Houston, TX, impressive for the intense technical interactions as well as the assertive use of sound and distortion to augment their wonderfully strange, monstrous ideas.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Valle de Mexico Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Valle de Mexico

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist Sandy Ewen and double bassist Damon Smith recorded these 2 extended improvsations in concert as part a "Desbordamientos" series at Cine Tonala, in Mexico City, pairing live music with screenings of Derek Bailey's 4-part series on improvisation.

Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride: Pulverize The Sound Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride:
Pulverize The Sound

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The trio of trumpeter Peter Evans, electric bassist Tim Dahl, and drummer/percussionist Mike Pride have played together since 2010, crossing the boundaries of improvisation, composition and rock in dynamic genre-defying music intended to be played loud.

Eubanks, Bryan & Stephane Rives: fq Eubanks, Bryan & Stephane Rives:
fq

(Potlatch -- France )

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French soprano saxophonist Stephane Rives and US Sound artist Bryan Eubanks on oscillators and feedback synth recorded this extended improvisation after performing live together in Berlin in 2014, using twisting acoustic and electronic tones punctuated by dramatic confrontations.

Eskelin, Ellery: Solo Live At Snugs Eskelin, Ellery:
Solo Live At Snugs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Ellery Eskelin performing solo on tenor saxophone at 61 Local in Brooklyn, NY, four original compositions, personal and distinctive improvisation like listening to tales from a well seasoned and adept traveler.

Ercklentz / Neumann  : LAlienation Ercklentz / Neumann :
LAlienation

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Lowercase free improvisation from the duo of Sabine Ercklentz and Andrea Neumann performing on trumpet and a specially designed amplified piano frame, recording 5 detailed and mysteriously constructed works using space and structure in intriguing sound work.

Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald: Ghetto Calypso Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald:
Ghetto Calypso

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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17 succinct improvisations recorded in 2000 from the trio of the late and legendary German free improvising bassist Peter Kowald, West Coast bassist Damon Smith, and alto saxophonist Marco Eneidi, powerful and lyrical improv with a nod to Ayler amidst brilliant playing.

EFT (Bukelman, Davidovski, Bymel): Spatial Awareness EFT (Bukelman, Davidovski, Bymel):
Spatial Awareness

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Formed in 2010, Israeli trio EFT of Ido Bukelman (guitar), Daniel Davidovsky (electronics) and Offer Bymel (drums) create a resilient hybridization of genres and musical approaches, incorporating free jazz, improvisation, noise and modern electronic music.

Dunmall, Paul / Tony Bianco: Autumn Dunmall, Paul / Tony Bianco:
Autumn

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The collaboration of UK saxophonist Paul Dunmall and American ex-pat drummer Tony Bianco has at least a 15 year history, heard in these telepathic duos of free improvisation recorded at Delbury Hall, Shropshire in 2014 for 3 extended works of breathtaking playing.

Duboc, Benjamin: St. James Infirmary Duboc, Benjamin:
St. James Infirmary

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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French bassist Benjamin Duboc, part of The Turbine!, Nuts, and a member of the Dark Tree roster, in a solo album of two extended improvisations: the traditional folk song "St. James Infirmary Blues"; and a free improvisation named for the church in which the album was recorded.

Double-Basse (Petit / Duboc): This is Not Art Double-Basse (Petit / Duboc):
This is Not Art

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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French free improvisers Benjamin Duboc (double bass) and Jean-Luc Petit (contrabass & clarinet) in a moody album of bass tones, deep harmonics and rich timbral interaction with beautiful pacing that rises in confrontation and then descends back to artful darkness.

Djupvik, Ola: Idiophonics Djupvik, Ola:
Idiophonics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Recorded and performed without loops, overlays or other technological aid, Norwegian drummer and composer Ola Djupvik explores his limits in a mix of European free improvisation, minimalism and contemporary composers like John Cage and Morton Feldman.

Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM: Morph Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM:
Morph

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Bertrand Denzler composed this pseudo-drone work performed by the ONCEIM Orchestra, allowing the orchestra members to make decisions in order to keep the drone alive while moving within a small, pre-established musical perimeter defined by the composer.

Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Heretofore Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal:
Heretofore

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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The duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and percussionist Antonin Gerbal, 2/3 of the Zoor trio, in an album of free improvisation contrasting simple and complex sounds, organic and mechanical rhythms while evoking asymmetric, geometric or enigmatic shapes.

Davis, Kris Infrasound (w/ Goldberg / Noriega / Badenhorst / Bishop / Radley / Versace / Black): Sav Davis, Kris Infrasound (w/ Goldberg / Noriega / Badenhorst / Bishop / Radley / Versace / Black):
Save Your Breath

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A superb octet including pianist and leader Kris Davis providing innovative compositions, with the powerful support of Ben Goldberg, Oscar Noriega, Joachim Badenhorst & Andrew Bishop on reeds, Nate Radley on guitar, Gary Versace on organ, and Jim Black on drums.

Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt): Owl Ja Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt):
Owl Jacket [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The 4th release from the international quartet of NY cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, Canadian drummer Harris Eisenstadt, and UK bassist Dominic Lash and pianist Alexander Hawkins, with compositions from all 4 players, including an adaptation of traditional Ghanaian & Gambian pieces.

  Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark): Western Automatic Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark):
Western Automatic

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Four generations of Chicago saxophonists--Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams, and Nick Mazzarella--come together in an interactive saxophone quartet with each player providing 2 compositions of well-developed, powerful, engaging free and lyrical jazz.

Carvalhais, Hugo (Pifarely / Pinto / Cymerman / Pifarely): Grand Valis Carvalhais, Hugo (Pifarely / Pinto / Cymerman / Pifarely):
Grand Valis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist and composer Hugo Carvalhais in an album hinting at chamber jazz with Dominique Pifarely's extraordinary violin work, but taking the music into unusual territory with his own keyboards, electronics, and by Jeremiah Cymerman's electronic manipulations.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert: iO Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert:
iO

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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After their "Live in Russia" volumes, eloquent French Canadian saxophonist and creative drummer Michel Lambert present 9 new improvisations recorded at Resonance studios in their home town of Montreal, a tremendous dialog between these two free yet lyrical players.

Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo: Rebel Flames Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Rebel Flames

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The South-African inspired Italian improvising group Canto General (named as a reference to poet Pablo Neruda) led by trumpeter Pino Manafra and saxophonist Roberto Ottaviano invite drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo for an album of compositions from Harry Miller, Keith Tippett, Mongezi Feza, &c.

Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell: Membrane Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell:
Membrane

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Mysteriously dark electroacoustic improv from the adept trio of John Butcher on acoustic and amplified saxophones, Burkhard Beins on amplified bass drum and electronics, and Mark Wastell on amplified 32" paiste tam-tam, slowly evolving, rich environments in sound.

Bukelman, Ido  / Nadav Masel: Ground Birds Bukelman, Ido / Nadav Masel:
Ground Birds

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Berlin double bassist Nadav Masel and Israeli guitarist Ido Bukelman performing on banjo, acoustic guitar & bells, in live recordings at Barbur gallery in Jerusalem, Israel in 2013 for 5 free works of flight, which they describe as "Improvisational Pieces for Meditations".

Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink: 1971 Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink:
1971

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Unreleased material from legendary European players Peter Brotzmann (sax), Fred Van Hove (piano) and Han Bennink (drums), captured live in 1971 for intensely heavy playing at the 2nd Internationales New Jazz Meeting Auf Burg Altena, and in detailed studio work at Radio Bremen.

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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

The Tiptons: Tsunami The Tiptons:
Tsunami

(Zipa!Music -- USA )

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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.

Humcrush (Storlokken / Stronen): Enter Humcrush [VINYL] Humcrush (Storlokken / Stronen):
Enter Humcrush [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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After a six year break, the Humcrush duo of Stale Storlokken on keys and Thomas Stronen on drums & electronics return with this studio album of rhythmic angularities and experimental sound worlds, drawing on their experiences with bands including Supersilent, Food, Elephant9, Time is a blind guide, Meadow and Motorpsycho.

Jones, A.F.: Rearward Through Forgottenness Jones, A.F.:
Rearward Through Forgottenness

(Laminal Recordings -- USA )

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A compendium of compositions and improvisations from 2009-13 by undersea acoustician and audio engineer A.F. Jones, who uses stringed instruments and analog devices, hand-crafted and found, in works that emphasize structural components such as timbre, tone, or attack over form.

Donarier, Matthieu / Santiago Quintans: Sun Dome Donarier, Matthieu / Santiago Quintans:
Sun Dome

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Using a diverse set of strategies in free improvisation, from abstract textures, sonic and microtonal exploration to solid counterpoint, French saxophonist Matthieu Donarier and Spanish electric guitarist residing in France Santiago Quintans delight in the variety and dynamic approach to their album, in 14 tracks that surprise and captivate their listeners.

Rodrigues, Rodrigo / Abdul Moimeme / Antez: Basalto Rodrigues, Rodrigo / Abdul Moimeme / Antez:
Basalto

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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As the album cover displays, basalto are the black rocks resulting from lava, here represented in the slowly flowing, hard toned electro-acoustic improv of the Portuguese trio of Ernesto Rodrigues onoctave viola & baritone violin, Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar, and Antez on percussion.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres / von Buttlar: Leipzig Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres / von Buttlar:
Leipzig

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Named for the Leipzig, Poland location in which this live concert was recorded, the acoustic free improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, and Johannes von Buttlar on percussion, explore extended ranges and approaches to their instrument in these building and detailed dialogs.

Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid): Monsters For Breakfast Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid):
Monsters For Breakfast

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Strange monsters indeed, two creative improvising vocalists--Mascha Corman from Germany and Thea Soti from Serbia--join with Czech prepared saxophonist Salim Javaid, each using their instrument both as a voice and an unusual sound source, presenting 16 short works that explore harmonic and unexpected outcomes from their unique conversations.

Rodrigues/ Rodrigues / Barbiero: (The) Nature (Of Things) Likes To Hide Rodrigues/ Rodrigues / Barbiero:
(The) Nature (Of Things) Likes To Hide

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Recorded over a 3 year period, the trio of Portuguese string improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello met with New Haven, Connecticut double bassist & synth player Daniel Barbiero, developing this detailed, two part lowercase acoustic improvisation with a spacious, patient feeling that interacts with its ambient environment.

Parker, Evan / Sainkho Namtchylak: Mars Song Parker, Evan / Sainkho Namtchylak:
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(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Intense meeting of saxophone legend Parker and the remarkable Tuvan improvising vocalist Namtchylak performing live at Music Gallery in Toronto, 1996.

Weston, Veryan / Edwards, John / Sanders, Mark: Gateway to Vienna [2 CDs] Weston, Veryan / Edwards, John / Sanders, Mark:
Gateway to Vienna [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Oki, Itaru: Phantom Note Oki, Itaru:
Phantom Note

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Trumpeter Itaru Oki's third album from 1975 reissued, more straight, heavier and flamed out free jazz than the experimental music of his first two releases.

Filip, Klaus / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval: Remoto Filip, Klaus / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval:
Remoto

(Potlatch -- France )

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The minimalist duo of Klaus Fili performing on sinus-waves and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval on bassoon, performed deconstructively and amplified with miniature microphones, in two extended recordings of introspective and austere dialog.

Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato):
Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Bassist Duboc's two part symphony with dual drummers and dual trumpeters is a journey that aims at the creative free improvisation of groups like the Art Ensemble, AACM, BAG, &c.

dis.playce (Marcoll / Seidl): Habitat dis.playce (Marcoll / Seidl):
Habitat

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An organized sound work paying homage to German cartographer Karl Ortmann; and a piece built around the video installation "MSTM Wall" by British media artist Ian W. Coel.

Cappozzo / Perraud: Suspension Cappozzo / Perraud:
Suspension

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Drummer Cappozzo and trumpeter Perraud met at Tours "La Chapelle at St. Anne" in 2009 to record this strong album of extended improvisation merging conventional and extended techniques.

Masul: The Arousal City Masul:
The Arousal City

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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CACAW: Stellar Power [VINYL] CACAW:
Stellar Power [VINYL]

(Skirl -- USA )

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

Deux Maisons: For Sale Deux Maisons:
For Sale

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Deux Maisons (Two Houses) is a chamber jazz quartet bringing together French and Portuguese players of the current generation: from France, 2 brothers, Theo & Valentin Ceccaldi (violin and cello); from Portugal, Luis Vicente (trumpet) & Marco Franco (drums).

Digital Primitives: Lipsomuch & Soul Searchin' [2 CDs] Digital Primitives:
Lipsomuch & Soul Searchin' [2 CDs]

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The trio of saxophonist Assif Tsahar, drummer Chad Taylor and multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore in the 3rd Digital Primitives release, rhythmic and soulful improvisation with an inventive New York attitude.



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