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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard: Polynya Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard:
Polynya

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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The debut album of this focused and intrepid Chicago trio led by saxophonist Dave Rempis with young stalwarts Ryan Packard on percussion and electronics, and Netherlands transplant Albert Wildeman, for three extended improvisations recorded live and in the studio.

Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker: Perihelion [2 CDs] Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker:
Perihelion [2 CDs]

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Following their 2013 release "Aphelion", the working trio of Dave Rempis on sax, Joshua Abrams on bass & clarinet, and Avreeayl Ra on drums release their 2nd collaboration in a 2-CD album of live and studio improvisations, adding Jim Baker on keys and electronics for the 2nd disc.

The International Nothing: The Power Of Negative Thinking The International Nothing:
The Power Of Negative Thinking

(Monotype -- Poland )

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The 4th album from The International Nothing, originally the clarinet duo of Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke, now extended with Christian Weber on double bass and Eric Schaefer on percussion, adding new facets to their sonic spectrum of precise microtonal interaction.

PaPaJo (Hubweber / Lovens / Edwards): Spiela [2 CDs] PaPaJo (Hubweber / Lovens / Edwards):
Spiela [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The long-running trio of Paul Hubweber on trombone, Paul Lovens on drums, and John Edwards on double bass in an album releasing a radio concert from Croatia in 2003, and another from Klangbrucke in 2009; highly attuned free improv with near-telepathic dialog from three masters.

Parak.eets (Ute Wassermann / Richard Scott / Emilio Gordoa): Natura Venomous Parak.eets (Ute Wassermann / Richard Scott / Emilio Gordoa):
Natura Venomous

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The trio of Richard Scott on modular synths, Emilio Gordoa on vibraphone & percussion, and Ute Wasserman on voice, in uniquely orchestrated free improvisations that focuses on sound interaction with detail and restraint, while still bringing a sense of wonder and exuberation.

Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira): Iridium String Quartet Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira):
Iridium String Quartet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Unusual approaches to string improvisation from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Maria da Rocha (violin), and Miguel Mira (double bass), using extended techniques in subtle yet detailed discourse yielding unexpected qualities to their instruments.

Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel: As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL] Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel:
As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL]

(Penumbra -- USA )

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A live recording by the long-running duo of Matt Turner on cello and Hal Rammel on amplified palettes at Acme Records & Music Emporium in Milwaukee in 2015 as part of the Audible Electricity series, presenting uniquely voiced and detailed improvisations.

Chaman Chomeur : Chaman Chomeur Chaman Chomeur :
Chaman Chomeur

(BeCoq -- France )

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A direct translation of this band's name is "unemployed shaman", the trio of Leo Ratherius (guitar), Marc-Antonie Moercant (drums) and Thomas Cockerel (bass) use trance-like rhythms to build sonic progressions like cathartic rituals, alongside open-minded improvisations.

Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury: Goldsmit Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury:
Goldsmiths

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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An extended group improvisation and compositions by Lely, Sarah Hughes, and Jurg Frey, subtle and beautiful performances by Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (electric harp), Michael Duch (bass), Lina Lapelyte (violin), John Lely (objects & electronics) & John Tilbury (piano).

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O. Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo:
Row for William O.

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey: Buoyancy Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey:
Buoyancy

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Drawing on several years and many shared projects, the duo of Ingrid Laubrock (sax) and Tom Rainey (drums) recorded this excellent album of sophisticated improvisation at the end of a 17-date tour, performing for a studio audience at Audio for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin.

Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson): The Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson):
The Midwest School

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

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With a quartet of reeds (Nick Mazzarella, Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams), Jeb Bishop on trombone, Josh Berman on cornet, plus Jen Paulson on viola, Jason Adasiewicz on vibes, Nick Macri on bass and Tim Daisy on drums, this Chicago band burns with amazing free playing!

Phantom Trio (Tavares / Almeida / Martins): #00 Phantom Trio (Tavares / Almeida / Martins):
#00

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An excellent jazz album using diverse styles bridging free and lyrical playing from the trio of Sergio Tavares (bass), Fabio Almeida (sax) and Joao Martins (drums), playing in and out of the jazz idiom and augmenting Almeida's sax with electronics in compelling ways.

Ramanan / Torres / Rodrigues / Alvares: New Dynamics Ramanan / Torres / Rodrigues / Alvares:
New Dynamics

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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With members of IKB, Variable Geometry Orchestra, and LIO, the free improvising/chamber quartet of Ernesto Rodriguge (viola), Bernardo Alvares (bass), Roland Ramana (trumpet), and Nuno Torres (sax), were captured live at Estrela for an intense and introspective concert.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Trinite: Aether Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Trinite:
Aether

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Strings and small percussion imbue this darkly beautiful set of extended improvisations from the Portugese trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, and Monsieur Trinite on small percussion; creative richly open soundscapes with intriguing interventions.

Desprez / Duboc / Loutelier: Tournesol Desprez / Duboc / Loutelier:
Tournesol

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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"Tournesol", or "Sunflower" in French, is the trio of Benjamin Duboc (double bass), Julien Loutelier (percussion) and Julien Desprez (electric guitar), freely improvising in four tracks that use unusual techniques to create massively dark and riveting sound environments.

Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins: Future Perfect Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins:
Future Perfect

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Three impressive works of electroacoustic improv from the trio of Serge Baghdassarians (mixer, delays, electric guitar), Boris Baltschun (computer, sampler) and Burkhard Beins (percussion and zither), brooding and concentrative sound that unfolds slowly in detail and color.

Rowe, Keith / Martin Kuchen: The Bakery Rowe, Keith / Martin Kuchen:
The Bakery

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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During Martin Kuchen's residency at the Vor Anker in Vienna, Austria, he invited AMM legend Keith Rowe to record live and in the studio using electronics, guitar, saxophones, radio and iPod, which were reworked by Toshimaru Nakamura into these two intriguing pieces.

Moslang, Norbert / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart: sale_interiora Moslang, Norbert / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart:
sale_interiora

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Live recordings from the Dom Cultural Center in Moscow by the trio of Norbert Moslang on cracked everyday-electronics, Ilia Belorukov on sax, electronics & laptop, and Kurt Liedwart on analog synthesizer, electronics, ppooll, superb ea-improv balancing reserve and cracked power.

Unlimited (Caldwell / Williams / Taylor): The Sound Within Unlimited (Caldwell / Williams / Taylor):
The Sound Within

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The trio of Chris Caldwell on reeds, Susie Hodder Williams on flute, and Trevor Taylor on percussion and electronics in a set combining free improvisation with written pieces using stochastic & graphic processes, plus a work by Stockhausen, "Aus Den Seien Tagen" and one dedicated to John Mayer.

Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit : La Vie Dans Les Bois Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit :
La Vie Dans Les Bois

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A document of a musical performance recorded in the open air near a castle in France by Pascal Bathus and Emmanuel Petit on electric guitars, and Lionel Marchetti credited with "electricity", recorded while Yoko Higashi performed a butoh dance during their music performance.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisation Series "i" [VINYL] Machida, Yoshio:
Steelpan Improvisation Series "i" [VINYL]

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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The 1st of 2 album with Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida performing acoustic improvisation on the steelpan drum influenced by traditional Indian improvised music, adding elements of Jazz, twelve-tone and ethnic music to create a unique hybrid, in a limited clear vinyl LP.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisation Series "ro" [VINYL] Machida, Yoshio:
Steelpan Improvisation Series "ro" [VINYL]

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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The 2nd of 2 album with Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida performing acoustic improvisation on the steelpan drum influenced by traditional Indian improvised music, adding elements of Jazz, twelve-tone and ethnic music to create a unique hybrid, in a limited clear vinyl LP.

Wooley, Nate: Seven Storey Mountain V Wooley, Nate:
Seven Storey Mountain V

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The 5th of 7 large and inspiring works that began with a Festival of New Trumpet commission in 2007, here in an ensemble of 19 players including C. Spencer Yeh, Ben Vida, Ben Hall, Matt Moran, Chris Dingman, Dan Peck, Josh Sinton, Colin Stetson, the TILT brass octet, &c.

Ayler, Albert Quartet with Don Cherry: European Radio Studio Recordings 1964 Ayler, Albert Quartet with Don Cherry:
European Radio Studio Recordings 1964

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Recorded during Albert Ayler's 1964 European tour with Don Cherry on cornet, Gary Peacock on bass, and Sunny Murray on drums, perhaps Ayler's best band and most creative period, well captured at Hilversum in The Netherlands and for Danish Radio Copenhagen, Denmark.

Eskelin, Ellery Trio (w/ Gary Versace / Gerry Hemingway): Willisau Live Eskelin, Ellery Trio (w/ Gary Versace / Gerry Hemingway):
Willisau Live

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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2015 recordings of tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin's trio with Gary Versace on organ and Gerry Hemingway on drums, an ebullient set live at the Jazz Festival in Willisau, Switzerland, sequencing Count Basie, Victor Young, Ernie Burnett, and Thelonious Monk tunes.

Doran, Christy: In The Corner Of The Eye Doran, Christy:
In The Corner Of The Eye

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Irish guitarist Christy Doran in a quintet with NY Downtown stars Hank Roberts (cello) and Marty Ehrlich (reeds), UK legend Ray Anderson (trombone) and Swiss sax master Urs Leimgruber, in recordings from 1989-1991 showing incredible melodic, technical and creative skills.

Dahinden, Roland / Hildegard Kleeb: Stones Dahinden, Roland / Hildegard Kleeb:
Stones

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Married and working as a duo since 1987, Swiss pianist Hildegard Kleeb and trombonist Roland Dahinden have a rare telepathic link in their freely improvised duos, informed by their work with Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier, John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, Christian Wolff, &c. &c.

Braxton, Anthony: Trillium J [4 CDs + Blu Ray] Braxton, Anthony:
Trillium J [4 CDs + Blu Ray]

(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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A multimedia box set of Anthony Braxton's opera work "Trillium J", containing live performance video on Blu-ray disc of a 2014 performance at Roulette in NY, and studio recording on 4-CD set, with 12 vocalists, 12 instrumental soloists and a full orchestra.

Braxton, Anthony : Quintet (Tristano) 2014 [7 CDs] Braxton, Anthony :
Quintet (Tristano) 2014 [7 CDs]

(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Composer and jazz master Anthony Braxton performing on piano in a septet with saxophonists Jackson Moore and Andre Vida, bassist Eivind Opsvik and drummer Mike Szekely, exploring the compositions of Lennie Tristano plus peers Billy Bauer, Connie Crothers, Warne Marsh, Sal Mosca, &c.

Braxton, Anthony : 3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs] Braxton, Anthony :
3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]

(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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1st studio recordings of Echo Echo Mirror House Music, a framework where musicians Braxton, Halvorson, Bynum, Pavone, Testa, Siegel, & Rozen navigate scores combining cartography and graphic notation on instruments plus iPods with samples from Braxton's recorded discography.

Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz: Rows And Rows Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz:
Rows And Rows

(Delmark -- USA )

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An inventive and lyrical set of duos between Chicago tenor saxophonist and bass clarinetist Keefe Jackson and vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, nine concise pieces that blend free improvisation with compositions seamlessly in a really delightful duo.

Lyons, Jimmy : Push Pull [2CDs] Lyons, Jimmy :
Push Pull [2CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Originally issued on the Hat Hut label as a 3-LP set, this 1978 recording of Cecil Taylor compatriot, saxophonist Jimmy Lyons, performing live at Collective for Living Cinema in New York in a unique band with Karen Borca (bassoon), Munner Bernard Fennel (cello) and Roger Blank (drums).

Wilson, Phillip : Esoteric Wilson, Phillip :
Esoteric

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Recordings from the late 70s from the duo of Art Ensemble of Chicago drummer Phillip Wilson and trumpeter Olu Dara, an intimate and intelligently reserved session that includes a 3 part tribute to Lester Bowie, originally released on Hat Hut records.

Moore, Thurston / Frank Rosaly: Marshmallow Moon Decorum Moore, Thurston / Frank Rosaly:
Marshmallow Moon Decorum

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Chicago's 2012 Marshmallow Festival brought together improvising drummer Frank Rosaly with New York guitarist Thurston Moore for a thick 35 minute improvisation that builds in intensity as Moore's drive and Rosaly's vehement interaction take the listener on a monumental journey.

Kaufmann, Achim / Frank Gratkowski /Wilbert de Joode: Oblengths Kaufmann, Achim / Frank Gratkowski /Wilbert de Joode:
Oblengths

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The trio of Achim Kaufmann on piano, Frank Gratkowski on sax and clarinets, and Wilbert de Joode on bass, has performed together since the mid-80s, developing a unique language of dynamic, texture and rhythmic complexity that puts them at the forefront of European collective improv.



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McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Candy [7 CDs]

Ayler, Albert Quartet with Don Cherry: European Radio Studio Recordings 1964

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Mauch Chunk

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

Halvorson, Mary Octet: Away With You

McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs: Ticonderoga

Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene: Cosmic Nickelodeon

Revis, Eric: Crowded Solitudes

Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly): Accortet

AMM: Spanish Fighters

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations

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

Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt): (Dance to) The Early Music

Threadgill, Henry Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

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