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Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Olavi Trio (Hauta / Hongisto / Louhivuori): Oh, La Vie! Olavi Trio (Hauta / Hongisto / Louhivuori):
Oh, La Vie!

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $19.51    

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A trio of Finnish free improvisers--Jari Olavi Hongisto on trombone, Teppo Olavi Hauta on double bass, and Niilo Olavi Louhivuori on drums, with all 3 handling percussion, for 12 spontanously composed studio works of open and equalitarian trio improvisation.

Innanen, Mikko / William Parker / Andrew Cyrille: Song For A New Decade [2 CDs] Innanen, Mikko / William Parker / Andrew Cyrille:
Song For A New Decade [2 CDs]

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $22.95    

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A 2-CD release from the impressive trio of Finnish saxophonist Mikko Innanen and legendary US improvisers bassist William Parker, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, presenting one studio disc of Innanen compositions recorded in 2010, and a live CD from IBEAM Brooklyn in 2012.

Graves, Milford / Bill Laswell: Space/Time ~ Redemption Graves, Milford / Bill Laswell:
Space/Time ~ Redemption

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $17.95    

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Five extended improvisations from New York collaborators, legendary drummer and percussionist Milford Graves and bassist Bil Laswell, who have worked together for several years developing a uniquely active yet dream-like, deeply rhythmic sound world.

Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer: Angels On The Edge Of Time Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer:
Angels On The Edge Of Time

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $16.95    

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A superb concert recorded in 1992 at the Angelica Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna from a quartet of Rock in Opposition luminaries Lindsay Cooper & Fred Frith (Henry Cow), Lars Hollmer (Samla Mamas), and free improvising saxophonist Gianni Gebbia.

Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor: Tales Of The Unforseen Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor:
Tales Of The Unforseen

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $17.95    

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Sophisticated free improv from percussionist Barry Altschul's 3Dom Factor trio of frequent collaborator Joe Fonda on bass and Mostly Other People Do the Killing's saxophonist Jon Irabagon, presenting new compositions plus an Annette Peacock piece and a little Monk.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions [VINYL 2 audiophile LPs + 4 postcards] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Sunrise In Different Dimensions [VINYL 2 audiophile LPs + 4 postcards]

(hatART -- Switzerland )

Price: $69.95    

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The ultimate audiophile repressing of this essential album of Sun Ra and his Arkestra performing live in Switzerland in 1980, originally an LP, then a CD, and now restored and expanded to 2 LPs in the original box packaging, with 3 new tracks and 4 post cards.

Snik: Metasediment Rock Snik:
Metasediment Rock

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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SNIK IS led by trombonist Kristoffer Kompen and bassist Ole Morten Vagan, who provide the compositions for their quartet with saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts and drummer Erik Nylander, in an album that ranges from meditative free playing to hard swinging bop oriented jazz.

Silva / Zetterberg / Lindval: If Nothing Else Silva / Zetterberg / Lindval:
If Nothing Else

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Real time dark but beautiful composition from the Portugese trio of Susana Santos Silva on trumpet & flugelhorn, Torbjorn Zetterberg on double bass, and Hampus Lindwall on organ, a beautiful mix of experimental playing set against rich tonal music.

Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal): Four Girls Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal):
Four Girls

(Umlaut Records -- Germany )

Price: $13.95    

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Presenting four of Europe's most active free improvisers, Peeping Tom uses the language of jazz--bop, free, swing--alongside modern improvisational approaches and unusual/extended techniques to make sophisticated yet accessible music that surprises and captivates.

Nilssen's, Gard Acoustic Unity (Roligheten / Eldh / Nilssen): Firehouse [VINYL] Nilssen's, Gard Acoustic Unity (Roligheten / Eldh / Nilssen):
Firehouse [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $24.95    

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Norwegian drummer Gard Nilssen (Zanussi 5, Bushman's Revenge, Puma, &c.) leads his new Acoustic Unity trio of Petter Eldh on double bass and Andre Roligheten (Albatrosh) on sax through 8 tightly conceived original jazz compositions with contributions from all 3 players.

McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs: Ticonderoga McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs:
Ticonderoga

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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A burning spiritual session inspired by John Coltrane's "Live at the Village Vanguard Again" that began when Jamie Saft told Joe Morris about his deep admiration for Alice Coltrane's playing, adding McPhee and Downs as the perfect complement to realize this excellent album.

Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm): Mr K Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm):
Mr K

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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This progressive/folk/jazz/improv/experimental/psych quartet from Norway covers a diverse set of approaches to improvisation, from textural, minimalistic and radically abstract, like something AMM would play, using graphic and written notation.

Ellman, Liberty Sextet: Radiate Ellman, Liberty Sextet:
Radiate

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Guitarist Liberty Ellman leads a sextet with Steve Lehman (alto sax), Jose Davila (tuba), Stephan Crump (bass), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) and Damon Reid (drums) in a diverse collection of eight original compositions of energetic, lyrical and informed NY jazz.

Delbecq, Benoit 3: INK Delbecq, Benoit 3:
INK

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Miles Perkin takes the late bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel's place in pianist Benoit Delbecq's trio with Emile Biavenda on drums and percussion, in an inventive and lyrical album balancing structure versus improvisational freedom in engaging ways.

De Beren Gieren: One Mirrors Many De Beren Gieren:
One Mirrors Many

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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The 4th release from the piano-double bass-drums Belgian trio De Beren Gieren of Fulco Ottervanger (piano), Simon Segers (drums), and Lieven Van Pee (double bass), slowly morphing compositions of strong jazz compositions punctuated by short, informed works.

Cortex: Live! [VINYL 2 LPs] Cortex:
Live! [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $35.95    

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Four Norwegian jazz musicians--Thomas Johansson (cornet), Kristoffer Alberts (reeds), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums)--representatives of a new generation of Scandinavian jazzmen playing creative music with the tools and forms of the older generation.

Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein: Vibrate in Sympathy Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein:
Vibrate in Sympathy

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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The Netherlands trio of Tobias Klein on reeds, Goncaio Almeia on double bass, and Martin van Duynhoven on drums, is inspired by all kinds of adventurous music of the last 50 years, on this album including compositions for Henry Threadgills, Oliver Lake, and Ornette Coleman.

All Included: Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL] All Included:
Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95    

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With members from Angles, Universal Indians, Frode Gjerstad Trio, Friends and Neighbors, &c. the quintet of Martin Kuchen (sax), Thomas Johansson (trumpet), Mats Aleklin (trombone), Jon Rune Strom (bass) and Tollef Ostvang (drums) play modern, energetic jazz that kicks Satan's ass; highly recommended!

Chadbourne, Eugene : Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius Chadbourne, Eugene :
Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Doc Chad's mysterious Eddie Chatterbox project, presenting tributes to master musicians he's had the opportunity to work with, this album including music from drummer Ed Cassidy, saxophonist Walter Malli, drummer Sunny Murray, bassist Peter Kowald, and throughout, guitarist Derek Bailey.

Zorn, John: The True Discoveries Of Witches And Demons Zorn, John:
The True Discoveries Of Witches And Demons

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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The second release by Zorn's heavy new organ trio Simulacrum of John Medeski, Matt Hollenberg and Kenny Grohowski with guests Mark Ribot on guitar and Trevor Dunn on bass, three generations of musical explorers coming together to rip your mind to shreds.

Belogenis, Louie: Blue Buddha Belogenis, Louie:
Blue Buddha

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Legendary tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis in a quartet with four New York improvisational heavy-weights-- trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassist Bill Laswell, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey in an energetic set of modern and informed jazz.

Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros: Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation) Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros:
Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation)

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45    

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The 5th installment in saxophonist/composer Darius Jones' expansive "Man'ish" Boy epic, a well-balanced album of jazz and voice performed with Matt Mitchell (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Ches Smith (drums), Emillie Lesbros (voice, piano) and Pascal Niggenkemper (bass).

Parker, William: For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX] Parker, William:
For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $31.95    

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A 3 CD box set of new and previously unissued long-form works from world-renowned composer-bassist William Parker, 10 compositions with musicians including Hamid Drake, Cooper-Moore, Charles Gayle, Rob Brown, Mike Reed, Klaas Hekman, NFM Symphony Orchestra + Choir, &c.

Roginski, Raphael : Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music Roginski, Raphael :
Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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Solo guitar from Raphael Roginski, interpreting works from jazz giant John Coltrane, 8 compositions reworked in stunningly beautiful ways, with two works accompanied by text from Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, as sung by Natalia Przybysz.

Dead Neanderthals: Worship The Sun Dead Neanderthals:
Worship The Sun

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $10.00    

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Intense free improvisation recorded in the studio from the Netherlands duo of Rene Aquarius on drums and Otto Kokke on saxophone, in an ever-shifting display of technical prowess and twisted approaches to playing, a controlled grindcore of cathartic jazz.

Blancarte, Tom / Peter Evans / Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen / Dan Peck: The Gauntlet of Mehen Blancarte, Tom / Peter Evans / Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen / Dan Peck:
The Gauntlet of Mehen

(Destiny Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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The quartet of bassist Tom Blancarte and saxophonist/vocalist Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen (The Home of Easy Credit), Dan Peck on tuba (The Gate, also with Blancarte) and trumpeter Peter Evans, for an album inspired by the collaborative gameplay of the classic arcade game, Gauntlet.

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

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.

Sonderegger's, Sean Magically Inclined (feat Areni Agbabian): Eat The Air Sonderegger's, Sean Magically Inclined (feat Areni Agbabian):
Eat The Air

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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NY saxophonist Sean Sonderegger's Magically Inclined, made up of musicians that he performed alongside in Butch Morris' ensembles, in an album of melodic works including highly composed music and collective free improvisation, graced with the voice of Areni Agbabian.

Gray, Devin (w/ Kris Davis / Chris Tordini / Chris Speed): RelativE ResonancE Gray, Devin (w/ Kris Davis / Chris Tordini / Chris Speed):
RelativE ResonancE

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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Excellent NY jazz from drummer/composer Devin Gray's superb quartet with Kris Davis on piano, Chris Speed on reeds, and Chris Tordini on double bass, in 8 compositions that are as enjoyable lyrically as it is following the structures, twists and turns of each piece.

Vandermark, Ken / Paal Nilssen-Love: Extended Duos Vandermark, Ken / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Extended Duos

(Audiographic Records -- Norway )

Price: $54.95    

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A solid six CD, 1 DVD box set of live duos between Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love recorded in Russia and Japan between 2011-2014, with guests including Akira Sakata, Jim O'Rourke, Masahiko Satoh; intense and amazing modern jazz!

Sun Ra Arkestra: Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95    

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Leo Records joins the celebration of Herman Blount, aka Sun Ra's, 100th birthday with this double CD, 100 minutes in 17 compositions of an 11-piece Arkestra performing live in Ulm, Germany in 1992, a great mix of classic Sun Ra pieces in a nearly continuous set.

Russell, Hal NRG Ensemble w/ Charles Tyler: Generation Russell, Hal NRG Ensemble w/ Charles Tyler:
Generation

(NESSA -- USA )

Price: $15.45    

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In 1992 Chicago saxophonist & drummer Hal Russell selected compositions from each of his band members and one from Mars Williams, added Charles Tyler on baritone, alto and clarinet to the quintet, and released this wildly creative and energetic album of modern jazz.

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

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $59.95    

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Working together since 2000, and performing as a duo since 2007, this solid 7 CD box set presents free improvising saxophone and pocket trumpet legend Joe McPhee with Europe's most amazing drummer, Paal Nilssen-Love, in live sets from 2007-2014 recorded around the world.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Callas [2 CDs] Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Callas [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95    

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A collection of performances by tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp, each piece named for characters from arias sung by Greek opera vocalist Maria Callas, 16 lyrical free improvisations as Perelman evokes Callas' distinctive voice.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Joe Morris: Counterpoint Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Joe Morris:
Counterpoint

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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The trio of Joe Morris on guitar and Mat Maneri on viola, with Ivo Perelman taking the tenor saxophone taking the place of the late Joe Maneri from their long-standing trio association, in an album of superb chamber jazz focusing on unusual compositional structures.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger: Reverie Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger:
Reverie

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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Celebrating Ivo Perelman's 25th anniversary as a recording artist in a duo with legendary vibist Karl Berger (here on piano) for a special recording brimming with lyricism and a unique mix of virtuosity, wild abandon and romance.

Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell : Flowing Stream Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell :
Flowing Stream

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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After performing live at New York's Vision Festival in 2012, the trio of Thomas Buckner (voice), Joelle Leandre (bass) and Nicole Mitchell (flute) recorded this studio album of free improvisations in a free-flowing exchange of ideas and adroit improvisation.

Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms: From The Region [VINYL] Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms:
From The Region [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $18.95    

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Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms explores the sparse territory of the vibraphone trio with fellow Chicago player Mike Reed on drums and Texan via Norway bassist Ingrebrigt Haker-Flaten replacing Nate McBrite; tasteful and lyrical jazz with a modern edge.

Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra: The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL] Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra:
The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Netherlands )

Price: $16.95    

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Essential live recordings from the legendary 1971 performance at Le Theatre du le Chatelet, Paris, France with a large Arkestra including Ahk Tal Ebah, Marshall Allen, Danny Davis, John Gilmore, Hakim Rahim, Clifford Jarvis, James Jackson, Larry Northington, &c.

Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck): Simple Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck):
Simple

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Saxophonist and flutist Anna Webber composed this album in isolation from her active Brooklyn life, balancing introspective material with complex rhythms and dissonant melodic sections performed by the outstanding work of John Hollenbeck (drums) and Matt Mitchell (piano).

Hammershlag, Arnold: No Face, No Name Hammershlag, Arnold:
No Face, No Name

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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A rich, diverse and irrepressibly melodic album from trumpeter Arnold Hammershlag blending jazz with Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Latin influences, in a quintet with Sam Barfeld (violin), Wil Holshouser (accordion), Brian Glassman (bass) and Aaron Alexander (drums).

Shelton / Lonberg-Holm / Rosaly: Resounder Shelton / Lonberg-Holm / Rosaly:
Resounder

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Half of Chicago's Fast Citizens sextet, Aram Shelton (sax), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello & electronics), and Frank Rosaly (percussion) recorded these free improvisations in the studio then post-processed them to enhance their intricate and unusual electroacoustic dialog.

Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi: Chamber 4 Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi:
Chamber 4

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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A beautiful example of creative chamber jazz from the Portugese quartet of Marcelo dos Reis (acoustic guitar, prepared guitar, voice), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello, voice), Luis Vicente (trumpet), and Theo Ceccaldi (violin) performing live at Lx Factory in 2013.

Na (Malcom Ball / Kate Cuzner): Compos Mentis Na (Malcom Ball / Kate Cuzner):
Compos Mentis

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Delightful and eclectic improvisations by Malcolm Ball on the historic Ondes Martinot synthesizer and percussion, and Kate Cuzner on flutes, piano and live electronics, pushing the boundaries of musical intuition and imagination.

Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm: Distant Groove Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm:
Distant Groove

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Reedist Frode Gjerstad leads the multi-national quartet of Louis Moholo on drums, Nick Stephens on bass and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, 4 superb players in a 4-part free improvisation of animated and intertwining dialog that enthusiastically carries the listener.

Lyall, Chick / David Garrett: Green Room Lyall, Chick / David Garrett:
Green Room

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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The 3rd release from the duo of Chick Lyall (piano, violin, synthesizers, modules, computer) and David Garrett (drums, percussion, prepared piano, zither, electronics) in an inventive set of pieces that use a "kitchen-sink" approach to creating mesmerizing and inexplicable music.

Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad): Blood Samples Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad):
Blood Samples

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Frode Gjerstad leads a trio with Roger Turn on drums and Borre Molstad on tuba, performing live at Cafe MIR in Oslo as part of the Blow Out Festival in 2013, in a single extended improvisation of energetic playing underpinned by the atypical tuba and drums rhythm section.

Nakatani-Kobo Special: Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price. Nakatani-Kobo Special:
Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $24.00    

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Buy both Kobo releases Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong and save $4.00 !

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Gong Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Gong

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Compositions on fourteen gongs performed and recorded by Tatsuya Nakatani during the winters of 2014 and 2015, 6 untitled works of powerful tones evoked from these large instruments using bows and mallets, each slowly unfolding and enveloping the listener.

Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda: Duo Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda:
Duo

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The long-running duo of US-based Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and French saxophonist Michel Doneda in an album merging superb technical skills and creative approaches in an almost telepathic dialog of surprising twists and turns.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56    

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach: Gluck Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach:
Gluck

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95    

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The international percussion quintet of Burkhard Beins, Enrico Malatesta, Michael Vorfeld, Christian Wolfarth and Ingar Zach, using compositional and improvisational methods to create new forms of contemporary percussion music with a unique group aesthetic.

ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble: Crisis ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble:
Crisis

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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NY trumpeter Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble, exploring the juncture between jazz and music of the Middle East through sophisticated and lyrically stunning music, here focusing on revolution, civil war, and sectarian violence; a culture's struggle for survival.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Zorn, John: Pellucidarña Dreamers Fantabula Zorn, John:
Pellucidarña Dreamers Fantabula

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $20.95    

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The 4th album from John Zorn's Dreamers (Cyro Baptista, Joey Baron, Trevor Dunn, Marc Ribot, Jamie Saft, & Kenny Wollesen) is a lyrical album of tuneful compositions and superb soloing, in an ornate package accompanied by a 36 page book of colorful drawings.

Zoor: Volumes A + B Zoor:
Volumes A + B

(Umlaut Records -- France )

Price: $9.95    

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The French trio of saxophonist Bertrand Denzler, guitarist Jean-Sebastien Mariage and drummer Antonin Gerbal in two extended works beginning and ending on a sustained plateau while maintaining a constant state of anticipatory suspense using no electronics, treatments or effects.

Yoshihide, Otomo : Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT Yoshihide, Otomo :
Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $16.95    

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Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".

Wilson, Tony 6tet: A Day's Life Wilson, Tony 6tet:
A Day's Life

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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The first recording of Tony Wilson's music inspired by the plight and lives of the homeless and drug addictied in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, in a band with P Carter on trumpet, Jesse Zubot on violin, Peggy Lee on cello, Russell Sholberg on bass and Skye Brooks on drums.

Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams : The Tao Of Homeopathy Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams :
The Tao Of Homeopathy

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.96    

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A meditative double CD with subtle flavours of flute and gamelan accompanying a reading by Ian Watson, the author of "The Tao of Homeopathy" exploring the philosophies and practices of homeopathy and Taoism."-Susie Hodder-Williams



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