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Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt [VINYL] Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Test: Always Coming from the Love Side [2 CDs] Test:
Always Coming from the Love Side [2 CDs]

(Eremite -- USA )

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Based in New York but recording this album live at the Velvet Lounge in Chicago in 1991, the quartet of Tom Bruno on drums, Matthew Hyner on bass, and both Daniel Carter and Sabir Mateen on sax & winds, present three extended improvisations of insanely great collective jazz.

St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble): Peacemaker Assembly St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble):
Peacemaker Assembly

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Guitarist Stephen O'Malley meets UK free improvising drummer Steve Noble in Philadelphia PA to record this mammoth duo of sound and drone guitar with active, deep drumming, for a mesmerizing album of intense sound and rhythm.

Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali: Songlines Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali:
Songlines

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Emphasizing the lyrical aspects of free jazz, the superb trio of Peter Brotzmann on alto & tenor sax and taragato, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Rashied Ali on drums, recorded this album in 1991, now remastered to bring this exceptional music back to the foreground.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens): Signals LOK 03+1 (Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens):
Signals

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Percussionist Paul Lovens joins the Lok 03 trio of Alexander von Schlippenbach (piano), Aki Takase (piano), and DJ Illvibe (turntables) for the follow-up to their 2005 debut, here in an extended album of playfully unexpected improv from four masterful players.

Last Exit: Iron Path [VINYL] Last Exit:
Iron Path [VINYL]

(ESP -- E.U. )

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A much-needed reissue of this 1988 Last Exit album, with Bill Laswell (bass), Peter Brotzmann (sax), Sonny Sharrock (guitar) and Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums), muscular "darkwave" improvisation of virtuosic playing with superb energy, suspense and tension.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".

Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou:
Paso Doble

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.

Parrini, Emanuele: The Blessed Prince Parrini, Emanuele:
The Blessed Prince

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Violinist Emanuele Parrini leads his quartet with Dimitiri Grechi Espinoz on alto sax, Giovanni Maier on double bass, and Andrea Melani on drums, performing Parrini's 3 part "The Blessed Prince", and original compositions from bassist Maier; lyrical and innovative modern jazz.

Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo: Flawless Dust Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo:
Flawless Dust

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo meets Boston guitarist Garrison Fewell for 10 freely improvised duets of strong dialog balancing technical and lyrical skills with an ebullient intensity and warm spirit, engaging the listener in their joyful dialog.

Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson): No Time Left! Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson):
No Time Left!

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Long time collaborators, Italian saxophonist Daniele Cavallanti and drummer Tiziano Tononi, travelled to NYC to record with friends new and old, the results of which are this dynamic free jazz album recorded with Steve Swell (trombone), Herb Robertson (cornet) and Joe Fonda (bass).

Flaga - John Zorn: Flaga: The Book Of Angels Volume 27 Flaga - John Zorn:
Flaga: The Book Of Angels Volume 27

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 27th volume in John Zorn's Book of Angels series, presenting his Masada compositions interpreted by superlative groups, here in a piano trio of lyrical and technical power: Craig Taborn (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Tyshawn Sorey (drums).

Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble: Sixteen: Drummers Suite Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble:
Sixteen: Drummers Suite

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The follow-up to drummer/composer Dan Weiss's release "Fourteen" presents a larger ensemble taking on jazz, world music, prog rock, contemporary classical music and more in compositions named for drummers, with a diverse orchestration of acoustic and unconventional instruments.

Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi: Strength & Power [VINYL] Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi:
Strength & Power [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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A New York quartet blending generations and styles in passionate, rich, and deeply layered improvisation from pianist Jamie Saft, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Balazs Pandi, and drummer Trevor Dunn, free jazz drawing on diverse form and intense conversational skills.

Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi: Strength & Power Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi:
Strength & Power

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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A New York quartet blending generations and styles in passionate, rich, and deeply layered improvisation from pianist Jamie Saft, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Balazs Pandi, and drummer Trevor Dunn, free jazz drawing on diverse form and intense conversational skills.

Twenty One Quartet (Vicente / De Joode / Govaer): Live at Zaal 100 Twenty One Quartet (Vicente / De Joode / Govaer):
Live at Zaal 100

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Portuguese trumpeter Luis Vicente in a quartet with Amsterdam-based improvisers John Dikeman (sax), Wilbert De Joode (bass) and Onno Govaert (drums), captured during an energetic live performance at zaal 100 in Amsterdam in 2015 for superb free jazz.

Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen): Awosting Falls Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen):
Awosting Falls

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Scandinavian and American musicians join together to form this quartet, with Kristoffer Berre Alberts on saxes, Jamie Saft on organ and keys, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on electric bass, and Gard Nilssen on drums & electronics, for an album of spacey and groove oriented jazz.

Revis, Eric: Crowded Solitudes Revis, Eric:
Crowded Solitudes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York bassist Eric Revis' Trio with Kris Davis on piano and Gerald Cleaver taking over the drum position in an album that crosses the traditional piano trio concept with modern free parlance, for both lyrical and unconventionally creative moments.

Nathanson, Roy & Friends (O'Farrill, Ribot, Fowlkes, Coleman, Melford, Hollier): The Nearness of you Nathanson, Roy & Friends (O'Farrill, Ribot, Fowlkes, Coleman, Melford, Hollier):
The Nearness of you

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Jazz Passengers leader and saxophonist Roy Nathanson in an album of duos recorded live during a series of concerts at The Stone in NY, with collaborators including Marc Ribot, Curtis Fowlkes, Anthony Coleman, Arturo O'Farrill, Myra Melford, and Lucy Hollier.

Kjaer, Julie 3 (Kjaer / Edwards / Noble): Dobbeltgaenger Kjaer, Julie 3 (Kjaer / Edwards / Noble):
Dobbeltgaenger

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Alto saxophonist Julie Kjaer, a Denmark native living in the UK and active on the London Improv scene, in a trio with two of the most active London players - Steve Noble on drums and John Edwards on bass - for a live album at Vortex Jazz Club in 2015.

Hawkins, Alexander / Evan Parker: Leaps in Leicester Hawkins, Alexander / Evan Parker:
Leaps in Leicester

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Established players on the London and European Free Jazz scene from two generations, saxophonist Evan Parker and pianist Alexander Hawkins come together for a duo of remarkable insight, technical skill, and inventive dialog from two masterful players.

Goncalves, Andre: Currents and Riptides Goncalves, Andre:
Currents and Riptides

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Andre Gonvalves, known for the ADDAC System brand of modular synthesizers and several devices for electronic music, in a solo album combining analog and digital sounds and tools, processing of field recordings and ready-made materials, a rich and beautiful work.

Camoes, Joao / Jean-Marc Foussat: A La Face du Ciel Camoes, Joao / Jean-Marc Foussat:
A La Face du Ciel

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese violist Joao Camoes, living in Paris, in a duo with Jean-Marc Foussat on electronics and voice, which he approaches like those of the acoustic improvised music and free jazz; the two present two long works where Foussat processes and extends Camoes' sound.

Davis, Anthony  / Paul Plimley / Al Neil / John Kameel Farah: Past Piano Present | Live at Western F Davis, Anthony / Paul Plimley / Al Neil / John Kameel Farah:
Past Piano Present | Live at Western Front 1985 - 2015 [VINYL LP with DOWNLOAD]

(Western Front New Music -- Canada )

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Four innovative and creative pianists performing solo at the Western Front between 1985 and 2015--Anthony Davis, Paul Plimley, Al Neil, John Kameel Farah--compiled on this extraordinary LP, the 2nd essential archive from one of Canada's most important performance spaces.

Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter: Wucherungen Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter:
Wucherungen

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A dynamic set of wind and object improvisations from multi-reedist Hans Koch, using extended techniques to elicit a diverse and astounding range of sounds from his instruments, and Thomas Peter creating indescribable sound on amplified objects and live electronics.

McGregor, Chris & The Castle Lager Big Band: Jazz / The African Sound McGregor, Chris & The Castle Lager Big Band:
Jazz / The African Sound

(Jazzman Records -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Chris McGregor's 1963 album with a large South African band including saxophonists Dudu Pukwana and Kippie Moeketsi, and Mongezi Feza on trumpet, a precursor to Blue Notes and Brotherhood of Breath, showing the powerful direction McGregor was to take his music in.

Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.2 Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki):
Angry Waves / Vol.2

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )

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The late free improvising Japanese guiatarist Takayanagi Masayuki's free jazz trio with an Albert Ayler intent, formed in 1982 with Nobuyoshi Ino on bass and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums, a pre-cursor to Takayanaki's Action Direct.

Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.1 Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki):
Angry Waves / Vol.1

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )

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The late free improvising Japanese guiatarist Takayanagi Masayuki's free jazz trio with an Albert Ayler intent, formed in 1982 with Nobuyoshi Ino on bass and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums, a pre-cursor to Takayanaki's Action Direct.

Parker, Evan / Seymour Wright: Tie the Stone to the Wheel Parker, Evan / Seymour Wright:
Tie the Stone to the Wheel

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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A meeting between two accomplished saxophonists recorded live at Kernel Brewery, in London in 2014, and at The Studio in Derby, with Seymour Wright on alto saxophone and Evan Parker on both alto and soprano, criss-crossing and combining in exuberant and astonishing ways.

Minton, Phil : A Doughnut's End [VINYL w/ Download code] Minton, Phil :
A Doughnut's End [VINYL w/ Download code]

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Phil Minton continues his unique vocal "donut" series with this LP, a perverse set of utterances, vocal sounds, "songs" and other technically challenging and entertainingly bizarre pieces that challenge the abilities of voice and the concepts of improvisation.

Lexer, Sebastian / Steve Noble: Muddy Ditch Lexer, Sebastian / Steve Noble:
Muddy Ditch

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Two live sets of exemplary improvisation: the first revelatory encounter of pianist Sebastian Lexer and drummer/percussionist Steve Noble from 2011, and a more considered and spacious meeting in 2014, both from London's Cafe OTO.

Blonk, Jaap: Traces of Speech Blonk, Jaap:
Traces of Speech

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Sound poet Jaap Blonk extended the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) into BLIPAX (Blonk's IPA Extended), developing scores as drawing which are converted into electronic sound through audio software and then back to text through OCR to create these unusual spoken audio pieces.

Blonk, Jaap : Songs of Little Sleep Blonk, Jaap :
Songs of Little Sleep

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Dutch vocalist and electronic artist Jaap Blonk takes on insomnia in 13 short works celebrating sleeplessness, including one piece for Dada sound poet Raoul Hausmann, and other "songs" using effective electronics and bizarre vocal utterances to accompany your own sleepless nights.

Blonk, Jaap : Polyphtong Blonk, Jaap :
Polyphtong

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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An amazing album of vocal utterance and layered sound from Dutch improviser and experimenter Jaap Blonk, using spatial placement and movement extended by electronic means to focus on phonetic concepts, particularly the diphtong and approximant.

Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton): Matchbox Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton):
Matchbox

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Blending melodic strength with post-bop intensity, Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra on alto sax, lyricon & analog synth, Pandelis Karayorgis on piano, Nate McBride on bass and Curt Newton on drums present 10 exuberant and unique modern jazz compositions.

Kaiser, Henry / Steve Parker / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn : Nearly Extinct Kaiser, Henry / Steve Parker / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn :
Nearly Extinct

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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An exceptional example of collective free improvisation in the traditions of American and European styles from a quartet of Austin and West Coast players: Henry Kaiser on electric guitar; Steve Parker on trombone; Damon Smith on double bass; and Chris Cogburn on drums.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information [CASSETTE] Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Background Information [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith, to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Never Odd Or Even Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Never Odd Or Even

(Driff Records -- USA )

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15 wonderfully creative works from Boston-area saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, also on lyricon, analog synth and effects pedals, creating a one-man-band of unconventional sonic textures layered live, over which he improvises in fun and profound ways.

Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster: The Caustic Ballads Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster:
The Caustic Ballads

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two bright stars of DIY Brooklyn improvisers with unusual approaches to their instruments through extended techniques, processing and odd acoustic effects from saxophonist Michael Foster and cellist Leila Bourdreuil, together since 2009 creating racous & beautiful sound.

Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c):
Bathysphere

(Driff Records -- USA )

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A 15-member ensemble of Boston area improvisers plus guests Jeb Bishop, Tony Malaby and Taylor Ho Bynum, taking their name from the deep-sea submersibles used for exploring, as this band survey's large form improvisation that blends free and melodic jazz in adventurous ways.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL] Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Eriksen, Espen Trio: Never Ending January Eriksen, Espen Trio:
Never Ending January

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Since 2007 the Norwegian jazz piano trio of Espen Eriksen (piano), Lars Tormod Jenset (double bass) and Andreas Bye (drums) have released three albums of lyrical and beautifully paced music, evolving their style through tours and festivals.

Tarasov, Vladimir / Liudas Mockunas / Eugenijus Kanevicius: Intuitus [VINYL 2 LPs] Tarasov, Vladimir / Liudas Mockunas / Eugenijus Kanevicius:
Intuitus [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Recorded at drummer Vladimir Tarasov's home studio, saxophonist Liudas Mockunas stands out in superb solos on soprano & tenor saxes, clarinet and bass clarinet, while Kanevicisu & Tarasov support on bass and an array of percussive devices including cimbalom and hunting horn.

Mitchell, Nicole / Tomeka Reid / Mike Reed: Artifacts Mitchell, Nicole / Tomeka Reid / Mike Reed:
Artifacts

(482 Music -- USA )

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Recent Chicago AACM members cellist Tomeka Reid, flutist Nicole Mitchell, and drummer Mike Reed formed this trio to perform pieces from the rich 50 year history of the AACM, each bringing favorite compositions including those from Roscoe Mitchell, Jeff Parker, Art Ensemble, &c.

Lerner, Marilyn / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi: Live At Edgefest [VINYL] Lerner, Marilyn / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi:
Live At Edgefest [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Live recordings from the 2013 Edgefest by the trio of Canadian pianist Marilyn Lerner, NY bassist Ken Filiano, and drummer Lou Grassi, a freely flowing session that combines profound technical skills with innate lyrical sensibility.

Laubrock, Ingrid: Ubatuba Laubrock, Ingrid:
Ubatuba

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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An eponymous and formidable release by saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock's newest quintet, featuring a handpicked group of musicians including alto saxophonist Tim Berne, trombonist Ben Gerstein, tuba player Dan Peck, and drummer Tom Rainey performing original Laubrock compositions.

Hooker, William: Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set] Hooker, William:
Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 4-CD set from NY drummer William Hooker documenting his early years between 1975-89 in 2 early LPs from his label Reality Unit Concepts, plus 2 never-issued sessions from '88 & '89; with David S. Ware, David Murray, Jemeel Moondoc, Roy Campbell Jr., Booker T. Williams, &c. &c.

Halvorson, Mary: Meltframe Halvorson, Mary:
Meltframe

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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NY guitarist Mary Halvorson's solo album, worked out after a tour opening for King Buzzo, has her performing creative interpretations of works from modern composers like Roscoe Mitchell, Ornette Coleman, Oliver Nelson, & Tomas Fujiwara, back to Duke Ellington's "Solitude".

Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up: After All Is Said Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up:
After All Is Said

(482 Music -- USA )

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The Hook Up's 3rd album with Mary Halvorson (guitar), Brian Settles (tenor saxophone & flute), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Tomas Fujiwara (drums), and expanded with Michael Formanek on bass, performing Fujiwara's distinctive compositions highlighting his extraordinary band.

Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs): Electro Acoustic Ensemble Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs):
Electro Acoustic Ensemble

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 7th CD for the sophisticated Circuit electroacoustic improvising ensemble, whose personnel shifts with each release; here Paul Dunmall plays sax, flute, and wind controller, alongside Phillip Gibbs on electric guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic & electric percussion.

Cappozzo, Jean-Luc  / Didier Lasserre: Ceremony's A Name For The Rich Horn [VINYL 10-inch EP] Cappozzo, Jean-Luc / Didier Lasserre:
Ceremony's A Name For The Rich Horn [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 2-part single improvisation recorded live at la Maison Peinte, Labarthe-sur-Leze in 2014 from Jean-Luc Capozzo on trumpet & flugelhorn, and drummer Didier Lasserre, showing a great range of style and dynamic in gutsy playing using powerful technique and creative interaction.

Borgmann, Thomas / Max Johnson / Willi Kellers: One For Cisco [VINYL] Borgmann, Thomas / Max Johnson / Willi Kellers:
One For Cisco [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Recorded live at the New York Tenor Sax Festival 2015 in Ibeam, Brooklyn, the German trio of saxophonist Thomas Borgmann, bassist Max Johnson and drummer Willi Kellers perform the two part "One for Cisco", a soulful work with an open free-bop attitude of modern creative language.

Harde, Staffan : Staffan Harde Harde, Staffan :
Staffan Harde

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Mats Gustafsson, the Harde family, and Corbett vs. Dempsey lovingly restore Swedish guitarist Staffan Harde's lone 1972 LP and a series of reel-to-reel tapes, bringing this brilliant yet obscure player's unique approach to the instrument to new audience's ears.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4- St. Bartholomew's Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4- St. Bartholomew's

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn's 4th volume of ritualistic organ improvisations, this recital was recorded at midnight on the eve of Halloween on St. Bart's organ, the largest in New York City, a massive sound of "contrasts, colors, bells, drones, counterpoint and simultaneity".

Smith, Wadada Leo: Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977 Smith, Wadada Leo:
Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Unreleased for more than 39 years, these remarkably creative live solo performances on trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, steelophone, percussion and gongs from improvisor and composer Wadada Leo Smith were recorded in Los Angeles in 1977, during his visionary Kabell Records years.

Slobber Pup: Pole Axe [VINYL] Slobber Pup:
Pole Axe [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- USA )

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Slobber Pup, the New York trio of Joe Morris (guitar), Jamie Saft (keys), and Balazs Pandi (drums) is joined by Norwegian saxophonist Mats Gustafsson for three incendiary pieces of free improv with an electric edge and a visceral approach that is absolutely hair-raising!

Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek: Some Jellyfish Live For Ever [VINYL] Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek:
Some Jellyfish Live For Ever [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker and cornetist Rob Mazurek have collaborated for more than 20 years in a variety of ensembles, heard here in their first ever duo, condensing their creative use of lyrical, textural and technical skills into this outstanding album.



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

RED Trio w/ John Butcher: Summer Skyshift

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

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations

Revis, Eric: Crowded Solitudes