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Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen [VINYL] Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Spunk: Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast Spunk:
Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Norway's unconventional improvising quartet SPUNK with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lene Grenager and Kristin Andersen are heard live at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo, Norway in 2015, capturing these two sets of uniquely unexpected and jaw-dropping recordings from a band on the cutting edge of avant improvisation.

Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis: Enfances 8 Janv. 1984 Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis:
Enfances 8 Janv. 1984

(Fou Records -- France )

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A live recording at 28 rue Dunois, in Paris, France in 1984 from the trio of Daunik Lazro on alto sax, Joelle Leandre on double bass and voice, and George Lewis on trombone, a trans-Atlantic enounter of creative inventiveness and innovative vision, a great document of three persistent masters captured early in their incredible careers.

Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp: Vessel In Orbit Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp:
Vessel In Orbit

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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While working with Matthew Shipp on an Ivo Perelman album, drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Shipp agreed to record an album of their own and enlisted violist Mat Maneri to record this album of deep space-themed improvisations, collective music of heavy propulsion that bursts from impassioned exchange to convoluted clusters of sound.

Parker, Evan / Andrea Centazzo : Duets 71977 Parker, Evan / Andrea Centazzo :
Duets 71977

(Ictus -- USA )

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Bringing to light an excellent concert from 1977 in San Marcello, Portugal, and studio recordings at Ictus Studio, Pistoia, Italy from the same year, between UK free improvising master saxophonist Evan Parker on soprano & tenor, and Italian percussionist Andrea Centazzo on drums, percussion, and electronics.

Apuh!: Ett [VINYL] Apuh!:
Ett [VINYL]

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )

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Debut LP of the young Gothenburg, Sweden trio of saxophonist Adrian Asling Sellius, drummer Hampus Ohman-Frolund, and double bass player Matt Dimming, drawing on elements of pop and rock, klezmer, cinematic soundscapes, experimental noise, and free jazz.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Jean-Luc Petit: ...D'Ou Vient La Lumiere ! Foussat, Jean-Marc / Jean-Luc Petit:
...D'Ou Vient La Lumiere !

(Fou Records -- France )

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A wonderfully eccentric, complex and surprising set of extended improvisations between French clarinetist & saxophonist Jean-Luc Petit and synth and electronics artist Jean-Marc Foussat, ranging from intensive and detailed interactions to beautiful soundscapes, as the two show great compatibility and intent in their approach to free-form improvisation.

Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Steve Noble : PEN Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Steve Noble :
PEN

(Dropa Disc -- Belgium )

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Bringing together three leaders from the UK free jazz scene, the new trio of Evan Parker on tenor sax, Steve Noble on drums & percussion, and John Edwards on double bass present a masterful album drawing from the roots of free improvisation in playing that rises and recedes like a tidal force, captured live at the Oorstof concert series in Antwerp.

Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor: Reuni Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor:
Reunion: Live From Cafe Oto

(FMR -- UK )

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London's Cafe Oto organized a reunion of String Thing, guitarist Ian Brighton's project with violinist Phillip Wachsmann, bassist Marcio Mattos, & Trevor Taylor on percussion and electronics, adding guitarist John Russell and saxophonist Evan Parker, here capturing an impressive night of improv, and Brighton's first public appearance in nearly 40 years.

Ballister: Low Level Stink [VINYL & DVD] Ballister:
Low Level Stink [VINYL & DVD]

(Dropa Disc -- Belgium )

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One of the super-groups of free improvisation, colliding elements of jazz, rock, ea-improv and beyond, the Ballister trio of Chicago stalwarts Dave Rempis (sax) and Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) are captured live at the Oorstof concert series in De Studio, Antwerp, presenting the concert in a limited, combined vinyl LP and DVD release.

Okazaki, Miles: Trickster Okazaki, Miles:
Trickster

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Intricate interplay in modern jazz from guitarist Miles Okazaki in a quartet with fellow New Yorkers Craig Taborn on piano, Anthony Tidd on bass, and Sean Rickman on drums--Tidd and Rickman his compatriots in Steve Coleman and Five Elements--performing Okazaki's playfully complex and innovative compositions that drive some serious grooves.

Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter: Felicity's Ultimatum Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter:
Felicity's Ultimatum

(Discus -- Australia )

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The 2nd release in a new series of small groups drawn from members of the Discus Music family, where the group meets, writes, rehearses and records in one single session, here developing ten compositions from all four players edited into a continuous sequence of structure and improvisation, embracing melody, texture and pure abstraction.

Necks, The: Unfold [VINYL 2 LPs] Necks, The:
Unfold [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Ideologic Organ -- E.U. )

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Four side-long improvisations from the Australian trio of Chris Abrahams on piano, Tony Buck on drums, and Lloyd Swanton on bass, each side a masterpiece of slowly transpiring and evolving music, unhurriedly expanding each track to reveal tension and allure.

Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell): Unleashed Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell):
Unleashed

(RogueArt -- France )

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Pianist Myra Melford joins frequent collaborators, double bassist Joelle Leandre and flutist Nicole Mitchell, in a live performance at Galerie Zurcher, in Paris in 2016, for a set of spontaneous improvisations with a warm chamber jazz feeling of masterful dialog.

Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano: Spinning Jenny Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano:
Spinning Jenny

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Three innovative improvisers, Daniel Levin on cello, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Chris Corsano on drums, in a studio album of collective free playing that's traverses both ferocious and introspective aspects of their dialog with tremendous technical skill and wonderful creative strategies.

Lonberg-Holm, Fred / Adam Golebiewski: Relephant Lonberg-Holm, Fred / Adam Golebiewski:
Relephant

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Chicago free improvising cellist and electronicist Fred Lonberg-Holm and Poznan, Germany drummer, having worked together in larger group settings, met as a duo at MDK Dragon Club in Ponzan to record these four far-ranging improvisations of unusual textures, rhythms and sonic interactions.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL] Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall: A Map of Guilt [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall:
A Map of Guilt [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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An open and unconventional set from the duo of Mats Gustafsson on sax, piano & organ and iDEAL Fest found Joachim Nordwall on electric guitar and synth, recording at the Viennese Garnison7 studio in 2013, for six mysterious and spellbinding improvisations, particularly the extended and impressive title track.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 6 Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 6

(Leo -- UK )

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The 6th and final volume of tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman's ambitious series exploring modern free improvisation in a variety of trio setting with differing players and configurations, here with Joe Morris on bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums in an extended and masterful 2-part recording that runs the gamut of lyrical and burning free jazz.

Braxton, Anthony: 3 Compositions Of New Jazz [VINYL] Braxton, Anthony:
3 Compositions Of New Jazz [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )

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Anthony Braxton's first album as a leader, recorded in 1968 with Braxton performing on sax, clarinet, flute, bagpipes, accordion, bells & snare, in the company of trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith and violinist Leroy Jenkins, each taking on a variety of instruments as well.

Gratkowski Quartet, Frank: Spectral Reflections Gratkowski Quartet, Frank:
Spectral Reflections

(Leo -- UK )

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A live recording in 2001 at Germany's The Loft from saxophonist & clarinetist Frank Gratkowski and his quartet with Wolter Wierbos on trombone, Dieter Manderscheid on bass, and Gerry Hemingway on drums, a superb example of the saxophonist's stature in the free improvising community, and the outstanding players he associates with.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Nakatani Gong Orchestra [CASSETTE] Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Nakatani Gong Orchestra [CASSETTE]

(TAIGA -- USA )

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Excerpts from drummer/percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani's 2012 Taiga release on cassette, presenting pieces from his Gong Orchestra project, where Nakatani takes his large collection of gongs on the road and teaches members of the community how to bow, strike, and follow his conduction, creating an amazing ritual of sound.

Eisenstadt, Harris Canada Day (w/ Wooley / Bauder / Niggenkemper): On Parade in Parede Eisenstadt, Harris Canada Day (w/ Wooley / Bauder / Niggenkemper):
On Parade in Parede

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A live recording of drummer/composer Harris Eisenstadt's Canada Day band performing as a quartet with trumpeter Nate Wooley, saxophonist Matt Bauder, and bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, recorded at SUMP during their 2016 European tour, an exemplary set of free playing over a great set of original compositions, including a large work in 3 sections and 5 parts.

Bica, Carlos & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus / Jim Black): More Than This Bica, Carlos & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus / Jim Black):
More Than This

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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With a 20 year history, double bassist Carlos Bica's trio Azul with Frank Mobus and Jim Black have developed a romantic, lyrical style that balances unusual textures and agressive playing with melodic style in wonderfully natural ways, here in their 6th alluring album.

Trespass Trio (Zanussi / Strid / Kuchen): The Spirit of Pitesti Trespass Trio (Zanussi / Strid / Kuchen):
The Spirit of Pitesti

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Trespass trio with Martin Kuchen on saxophone, Per Zanussi on double bass, and Raymond Strid on drums & percussion, tell us instrumental narrative through compassionate, impassioned and unorthodox writing and playing, about Romania's Pitesti Prison, where for 4 years around 1950 totalarian authorities practiced brainwashing experiments on the inmates.

Attias, Michael Quartet (w/ Ortiz / Hebert / Hebert): Nerve Dance Attias, Michael Quartet (w/ Ortiz / Hebert / Hebert):
Nerve Dance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York alto saxophonist Michael Attias presents his new quartet with Aruan Ortiz on piano, John Hebert on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums, in his sixth album as a leader, a lyrical album dealing with the theory of elasticity and the concept of equality in music.

Malaby, Tony / Mat Maneri / Daniel Levin: New Artifacts Malaby, Tony / Mat Maneri / Daniel Levin:
New Artifacts

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The unique orchestration of this trio, with Tony Malaby on sax, Mat Maneri on viola, and Daniel Levin on cello, givs a distinct character to the highly informed improvisations from these commanding players, who recorded this album at Three's Brewing in Brooklyn in 2015.

Sanchez, Angelica Trio (w/ Michael Formanek / Tyshawn Sorey): Float the Edge Sanchez, Angelica Trio (w/ Michael Formanek / Tyshawn Sorey):
Float the Edge

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Fiction, folklore and everyday sounds fuel the compositions of NY pianist Angelica Sanchez, with her trio of Michael Formanek on double bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums, the band explores concepts of lucid dreaming, backyard birds, novels, mythical creatures and ancient structures, in a magnificent album of inspired free improvisation.

Clarke, Zack (w/ Henry Fraser / Dre Hocevar): Random Acts of Order Clarke, Zack (w/ Henry Fraser / Dre Hocevar):
Random Acts of Order

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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NY pianist Zack Clarke initiates his album in the electronic realm, resolving to jazz trio work with Henry Fraser on double bass and drummer Dre Hocevar, in an album interspersed with electronics and free playing, an appealing blend of traditional and experimental approaches.

Gorilla Mask (Van Huffel / Fidezius / Fischerlehner): Iron Lung [VINYL] Gorilla Mask (Van Huffel / Fidezius / Fischerlehner):
Iron Lung [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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An assertive album of free playing from the trio of Peter Van Huffel on alto sax, Roland Fidezius on electric bass, and Rudi Fischerlehner on drums, giving the music punk-jazz overtones in sound and rhythmic approach while clearly adhering to the heavy free jazz styles of the European masters.

Mazurek, Rob (w/ Takara / Granado / Rohrer / Somervell): Chants and Corners Mazurek, Rob (w/ Takara / Granado / Rohrer / Somervell):
Chants and Corners

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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With members of Sao Paulo Underground, Pharoah and The Underground, and Chicago Underground, cornetist/electroacoustic artist Rob Mazurek leads a quintet with Mauricio Takara (drums), Thomas Rohrer (winds), Philip Somervell (piano) and Guilherme Granado (keys) through a unexpected confluence of styles to create an otherworldly blend of spiritual music.

Hasselberg, Joao / Pedro Branco: From Order To Chaos Hasselberg, Joao / Pedro Branco:
From Order To Chaos

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Primarily a bass and guitar duo between Portugese natives Joao Hasselberg, on double bass and electric, and electric guitarist Pedro Branco, here in their second album together of delicately sophisticated string improvisations, joined by a a great set of collaborators to expand the duo to trio and quartet.

Salamon, Samo Sextet (w/ Succi / Arguelles / Niggenkemper / Dani / Lillinger): The Colours Suite Salamon, Samo Sextet (w/ Succi / Arguelles / Niggenkemper / Dani / Lillinger):
The Colours Suite

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A live recording from Jazz Festival Ljubljana in 2016 from Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon leading a trans-national sextet with Julian Arguelles (sax), Achille Succi (bass clarinet), Roberto Dani (drums), Pascal Niggenkemper (bass), and Christian Lillinger (drums) through a series of complex harmonic and rhythmic compositions named for colors.

Draksler, Kaja Octet (w/ Baars / Nielsdoottir / Polence / Rave / Dumitriu / Heyndels / Govaert): Gle Draksler, Kaja Octet (w/ Baars / Nielsdoottir / Polence / Rave / Dumitriu / Heyndels / Govaert):
Gledalec [2 CDs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Draksler's interest in poetry drives this 2-CD release, with a chamber octet of improvisers and orchestra players, with 2 vocalists, two reedists (inc. Ab Baars), violin, piano, double bass, drums & orchestral percussion, performing Draksler's compositions for the words of Pablo Neruda and Andriana Minou.

Alforjs (Mestre Andree / Bernardo Alvares / Raphael Soares): Demons 1 Alforjs (Mestre Andree / Bernardo Alvares / Raphael Soares):
Demons 1

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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A darkly ritualistic, scrabbly album of darkly ritualistic improvisation from the Portuguese trio of saxophonist Mestre Andre, also on electronics, percussion, mbira and voice, double bassist Bernardo Alvares and drummer/percussionist Raphael Soares.

Sinton, Josh / Dominic Lash: Signal Gain Sinton, Josh / Dominic Lash:
Signal Gain

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Multi-reedist Josh Sinton and double bassist Dominic Lash spent a year researching early forms of free-form playing, inviting guests Nate Wooley, Indrid Laubrock, Kyoko Kitamura, and Alex Ward to record the results with them, heard in this outstanding set of recordings from duo to sextet.

Sarid, Daniel Trio: Leventuruos Sarid, Daniel Trio:
Leventuruos

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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Adventurous/Leventuruos is a good description of the articulate, sophisticated, and exciting trio work that Israeli pianist Daniel Sarid, double bassist Gilad Abro, and drummer Ziv Ravitz present, in 8 dynamic pieces that balance free, rapid and lyrical jazz.

Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4 Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4

(Leo -- UK )

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The 4th volume in Brazilian/New York saxophonist Ivo Perelman's exemplary 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" bring together bassist William Parker and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a 3-part set of free improvisation, beautifully flowing dialog of masterful playing.

Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana: Live At Spanski Borci Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana:
Live At Spanski Borci

(Leo -- UK )

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A wonderfully playful and buoyant duo between trombonist Sebi Tramontana and reedist Frank Gratkowski performing on bass clarinet, clarinet, and alto saxophone, performing live at Spanski Borci Theatre, in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2016 over 15 concise and compelling dialogs.

Tononi, Tiziano And Southbound: Trouble No More... All Men Are Brothers Tononi, Tiziano And Southbound:
Trouble No More... All Men Are Brothers

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian drummer and percussionist Tiziano Tononi leads a large ensemble performing the music of American Rock Band The Allman Brothers, who Tononi cites as a major influence in his life for both their style, and for incorporating jazz, blues, southern rock and New Orleans cross-rhythms.

Kowald, Peter / Daunik Lazro / Annick Nozati: Instants Chavires Kowald, Peter / Daunik Lazro / Annick Nozati:
Instants Chavires

(Fou Records -- France )

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Recordings from 2000 at Instants Chavires in Montreuil, France from the free improvising trio of Peter Kowald on double bass, Daunik Lazro on alto & baritone sax, and Annick Nozati on voice, in a uniquely informed dialog representing the only time this masterful trio performed.

Leandre, Joelle: No Comment Leandre, Joelle:
No Comment

(Fou Records -- France )

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Two exemplary solo sets from the truly distinctive and commanding French double bassist and vocalist Joelle Leandres recorded at Vancouver Jazz Festival, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada, in June 1995 and at The Ibleo Jazz Festival in Ragusa, Italy in October, 1994.

Breuker, Willem Kollektief: Angouleme, 18 Mai 1980 [2 CDs] Breuker, Willem Kollektief:
Angouleme, 18 Mai 1980 [2 CDs]

(Fou Records -- France )

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The late Willem Breuker's Kollektief was an ensemble focusing on jazz roots in theatrical and dramatic performances, emphasing the fun aspects of historic jazz bands with energetic orchestration and soloing, described as a "mix of circus music, jazz and improvisation".

Machinda, Yoshio: Tender Blues Machinda, Yoshio:
Tender Blues

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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Japanese Steelpan player Yoshio Machida's 11th solo album, performed on the metal slit drum, made from a small gas tank tuned to the C scale over 2 octaves, which he takes into warm territories of rich overtones and melodic invention influenced by Kora, Gamelan, Kulintang and Myanmar musics.

Mitchell, Matt plays Tim Berne: Forage Mitchell, Matt plays Tim Berne:
Forage

(Screwgun -- USA )

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Pianist Matt Mitchell, a member of saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil, releases a solo album of Berne compositions, taking the reedist's typically frenetic material into unexpected territory, revealing dark beauty and intensely introspective aspects to Berne's music.

Trouble Kaze (Fujii / Agnel / Tamura / Pruvost / Lasserre / Orins): June Trouble Kaze (Fujii / Agnel / Tamura / Pruvost / Lasserre / Orins):
June

(Helix Circum-Disc -- France )

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Drummer Peter Orins expands the Kaze quartet of trumpeters Natsuki Tamura and Christian Pruvost and pianist Satoko Fujii, with a second drummmer--Didier Lasserre--and a second pianist--Sophie Agnel--for a live recording of a 5-part suite of magnificently epic collective improv.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1 Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1

(Leo -- UK )

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman is the anchor for the 6 volumes of "The Art of the Improv Trio", here with Karl Berger on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums in a lyrical album that flows with grace and thoughtfulness, from ballad introspection to uptempo excitement, an impressive start to the series.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2 Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2

(Leo -- UK )

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The second volume of New York/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" is the most unique of the set, with Mat Maneri on viola and Whit Dickey on drums for a series of thirteen shorter and more intricate works of great range and diversity.

MarsaFouty (Jean-Luc Foussat / Fred Marty): Concerts MarsaFouty (Jean-Luc Foussat / Fred Marty):
Concerts

(Fou Records -- France )

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Synth improviser Jean-Marc Foussat and double bassist Fred Marty join their names and playing together for an absolutely impressive album of exploratory improv, Foussat taking their music into hallucinatory territories while Marty provides both a solid anchor and flights of textural nuance; supberb.

Nuova Camerata : Chant Nuova Camerata :
Chant

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Lisbon's Nuova Camerata brings together a mix of improvisers and contemporary classical players--Carlos Zingaro, Joao Camoes, Ulrich Mitzlaff, Miguel Leiria on string with Pedro Carneiro on marimba--for a set of improvisations bridging both disciplines in passionate and unexpected ways.

Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): The End [VINYL] Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff):
The End [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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The final portion of the live recording at Free Music Market, in Berlin in 1970 from the trio of tenor saxophonist Peter Brotzmann with Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums, and joined by trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff for three extended and fiery improvisations.

Zorn, John: The Garden Of Earthly Delights Zorn, John:
The Garden Of Earthly Delights

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer John Zorn's Simulacrum ensemble of Trevor Dunn (bass), John Medeski (keyboards), Kenny Grohowski (drums), Matt Hollenberg (guitar), and Sara Serpa (voice) in their 6th album of heavy improv, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the passing of painter Hieronymus Bosch.

I Am Three (Eberhard / Neuser / Marien): Mingus Mingus Mingus I Am Three (Eberhard / Neuser / Marien):
Mingus Mingus Mingus

(Leo -- UK )

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Saxophonist Silke Eberhard leads her trio with Nikolaus Neuser on trumpet and Christian Marien on drums, through a distillation of well known and lesser known Mingus tunes, restricting each tune to its essence in 3-4 minute renderings focusing on Mingus' compositional strength.

Nabatov, Simon: Monk 'N' More Nabatov, Simon:
Monk 'N' More

(Leo -- UK )

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Pianist Simon Nabatov plays the music of Thelonious Monk in a live concert from 1995, alternating those recordings with a 2013 concert of solo electroacoustic work, an unusual approach that focuses the melodic aspects of Monk while highlighting his eccentricity and intrepidity.

Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher): Raw Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher):
Raw

(Leo -- UK )

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The Swiss string trio led by violinist Harald Kimmig, with Daniel Studer on bass and Alfred Zimmerlin on cello, is joined by UK saxophonist John Butcher for a set of improvisations that build with a unique percussive vitality and burning intensity.

Wright, Jack / Roughhousing: You Haven't Heard This Yet Wright, Jack / Roughhousing:
You Haven't Heard This Yet

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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The trio of Jack Wright on sax, Evan Lipson on double bass, and Zachary Darrup on guitar and objects, from a long history of camaraderie have developed a rough-neck style of interacting, here in a long recording alongside 7 solo sax recordings from Wright.

Bailey, Derek / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis / Evan Parker : 28 Rue Dunois Juillet 1982 Bailey, Derek / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis / Evan Parker :
28 Rue Dunois Juillet 1982

(Fou Records -- France )

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A superb encounter from France in 1982 between four masters in a fertile and creative period: Derek Bailey (guitar), Joelle Leandre (double bass), George Lewis (trombone), and Evan Parker (saxophone), each bringing incredible experience to their enduring collective music.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Sylvain Guerineau / Joe McPhee: Quod Foussat, Jean-Marc / Sylvain Guerineau / Joe McPhee:
Quod

(Fou Records -- France )

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Experimental improvisation from three masterful players --Joe McPhee on soprano sax, Sylvain Guerineau on tenor saxophone, and Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice--recording in France in 2010 for two extended works of concentrated and diverse dialog.

Cecile & Jean-Luc Cappozzo: Soul Eyes Cecile & Jean-Luc Cappozzo:
Soul Eyes

(Fou Records -- France )

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A delicate album of melodic free playing from trumpeter Jean-Luc Cappozzo and his partner Cecile Cappozzon piano, covering the work of Charles Mingus ("Pithecantropus Erectus", "Goodbye Porkpie Hat") and Mal Waldron ("No More Tears," "The Seagulls of Kristiansund").



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