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NY Improv & Downtown NY
 
Bull, Katie: Freak Miracle Bull, Katie:
Freak Miracle

(Innova -- USA )

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NY Jazz vocalist Katie Bull, singing swing, bop, bossa, and completely abstract forms with a great group including Joe Fonda (bas), Harvey Sorgen (drums), Jeff Lederer (reeds), Frank Kimbrough (piano) and Landon Knoblock (fender).

Burger, Rob: City Of Strangers Burger, Rob:
City Of Strangers

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Tin Hat Trio founder Burger in an eclectic and wonderfully informed set of film cues, with help from Marc Ribot, Eyvind Kang, Carla Kihlstedt, Kenny Wollesen, &c.

Burr, Anthony: solo clarinet Burr, Anthony:
solo clarinet

(Skirl -- USA )

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A diverse and intriguing set of solo clarinet pieces from New Yorker Anthony Burr, performing works by Giacinto Scelsi, Helmut Lachenmann, Erik Ulman, John Rodgers and Thomas Meadowcraft.

Burrell, Dave / Steve Swell: Turning Point Burrell, Dave / Steve Swell:
Turning Point

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The 3rd in a series of 5 suites from pianist Dave Burrell commemorating the people and events of the American Civil War, a mature and passionate work performed in a duo with NY trombonist Steve Swell, performed live at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia.

Butcher / Hemingway: Buffalo Pearl Butcher / Hemingway:
Buffalo Pearl

(Auricle -- USA )

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Percussionist Hemingway with John Butcher on tenor and soprano sax performing live in 2005, demonstrating their extended language in a brilliant and eccentric dialog.

Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho: Apparent Distance Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho:
Apparent Distance

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $9.24

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The first recording of Ho Bynum's new sextet, with guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, augmented by bassist Ken Filiano, saxophonist Jim Hobbs, and tubist/bass trombonist Bill Lowe, in a 4-part suite.

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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The 2nd recording from cornetist Bynum's improvising chamber ensemble SpiderMonkey Strings in a narrative coming of age work using Bynum arrangements of Ornette, Sun Ra, & Elligton.

Bynum, Taylor Ho / Fujiwara, Tomas: True Events Bynum, Taylor Ho / Fujiwara, Tomas:
True Events

(482 Music -- USA )

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Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver: Book of Three: Continuum Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver:
Book of Three: Continuum

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Collective improvisation from Ho Bynum's Book of Three with bassist John Hebert & drummer Gerald Cleaver, following their RogueArt CD with this exceptional album of original compositions plus works from Bobby Bradford, Salim Washington, and Jim Hobbs.

Bynum, Taylor Ho : Book Of Three Bynum, Taylor Ho :
Book Of Three

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Bynum's trio with bassist John Hebert and drummer Gerald Cleaver, explorative and informed recordings from Firehouse 12, music on the forefront of modern improvisation.

Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet: Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet:
Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Braxton compatriot cornetist Bynum in solo, trio and sextet pieces with Pavone, Halvorson, Fujiwara, &c., exceptional music that balances jazz tradition with modern improvisational language.

Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs] Bynum, Taylor Ho:
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $39.95

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The 2nd of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 LPs of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.

Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts XII & XIII) [2 CDs] Bynum, Taylor Ho:
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts XII & XIII) [2 CDs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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The 1st of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 CDS of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.

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

(Skirl -- USA )

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

CACAW: Stellar Power CACAW:
Stellar Power

(Skirl -- USA )

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

CHANGES TO blind: Volume 4: Phobia CHANGES TO blind:
Volume 4: Phobia

(Mucal -- Mucal )

Price: $10.95

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Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

Caine, Adam: Thousandfold Caine, Adam:
Thousandfold

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $16.95

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Guitarist Adam Caine's trio with bassist Tom Blancarte and drummer John Wagner in studio recordings of eight original Caine compositions, great driven modern jazz.

Caine, Uri: Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6 Caine, Uri:
Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Campbell, Greg / Greg Kelley / Bill Nace / Wally Shoup: One End to the Other [VINYL] Campbell, Greg / Greg Kelley / Bill Nace / Wally Shoup:
One End to the Other [VINYL]

(OPEN MOUTH -- USA )

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Captured during a tour of the Pacific Northwest, the quartet of Bill Nace on electric guitar, Greg Campbell on drums & horns, Greg Kelley on trumpet and electronics, and Wally Shoup on alto sax recorded this wonderfully thick improv set at Gallery 1412 in Seattle, Washington.

Cancura / Morris / Nazary: Fine Objects Cancura / Morris / Nazary:
Fine Objects

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Joe Morris continues his work with the bass, allowing him more opportunity to perform with new and outstanding young talent, as this set of original and standards demonstrates.

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

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.56

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

Capece, Lucio: Zero Plus Zero Capece, Lucio:
Zero Plus Zero

(Potlatch -- France )

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With soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, Sruti box, electronics, preparations and applied objects, Lucio Cape releases this suite consisting of six structured pieces exploring the possibilities of those reed instruments.

Cappelli, Marco Acoustic Trio: Les Nuages En France Cappelli, Marco Acoustic Trio:
Les Nuages En France

(Mode -- USA )

Price: $10.17

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One of Europe's best and brightest new music classical guitarists/composers joins forces with NY's avant jazz/improv players: bassist Ken Filiano and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi.

Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper /  Loriot / Roig): Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper / Loriot / Roig):
Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Active since 2013, this ever-changing band was formed by multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst, blending jazz, post-rock, noise, lo- fi, psychedelica, and ambient music into a potent brew, as heard here in this septet rendering performing live at the 2015 Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne: Nebulosa Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne:
Nebulosa

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Alto saxophonist Tim Berne joined the trio of bassist & composer Hugo Carvalhais, pianist Gabriel Pinto, & drummer Mario Costa for this debut of their informed and dynamic modern jazz project.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn [VINYL] Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith: Odd TIme Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith:
Odd TIme

(Engine -- USA )

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Drummer Warren Smith joins Eugene Chadbourne in NYC for a set of great and well-recorded songs, including "New New War War", "Checkers of Blood", "Choppin' Down Weeds", &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea: Udine: December 29, 1978 Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea:
Udine: December 29, 1978

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene / John Zorn: Great Duo Live, 1977-'80 Volume II Chadbourne, Eugene / John Zorn:
Great Duo Live, 1977-'80 Volume II

(Chadula -- USA )

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Historic recordings from 1977-1980 of guitarist Eugene Chadbourne and John Zorn on sax, clarinet and game calls, performing together or solo in New York, San Francisco, Woodstock, NY, Toronton, ON, and New Orleans, LA.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Vision-Ease Too Chadbourne, Eugene :
Vision-Ease Too

(Chadula -- USA )

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3 compositional works from Eugene Chadbourne written in the 70's, the 1st from a performance in 1978 with John Zorn on reeds, plus the original English Channel and a solo guitar work.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Guitar Festival Summer 1999 Chadbourne, Eugene:
Guitar Festival Summer 1999

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Now Return Us To Normal Chadbourne, Eugene:
Now Return Us To Normal

(Chadula -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt Chadbourne, Eugene:
Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt

(Chadula -- USA )

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Recordings from Doc Chad's monthlong Chad Fest at The Stone, NYC in 2007, improvising with Barry Mitterhof, Jessica pavone, Evan Gallagher & Stephanie Rearick.

Chadbournes, The: The Kitchen Concert (Torture in the Eighties) Chadbournes, The:
The Kitchen Concert (Torture in the Eighties)

(Chadula -- USA )

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The original Chadbournes (Eugene Chadbourne, John Zorn, Tom Cora, Mark Kramer and David Licht) playing the freakiest improv country music you ever heard at, the Kitchen in the early 80s.

Chan / Evans / Blancarte / Walter: Cryptocrystalline Chan / Evans / Blancarte / Walter:
Cryptocrystalline

(Ugexplode -- USA )

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Posthumous release by this explosive free improvised music quartet, a levelling outburst of abstraction and energy from pianist Charity Chan, trumpeter Peter Evans, bassist Tom Blancarte and drummer Weasel Walter.

Chemical Composition: Excitement Within the Trojan Horse Chemical Composition:
Excitement Within the Trojan Horse

(Chemical Composition -- USA )

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The New York improvising trio Chemical Composition with pianist Constance Cooper, percussionist John Cacciatore, and electric guitarist Tom Desisto, free improvisation steeped in jazz traditions.

Chemical Composition: Notes Are Rain, Timbre Is Snow Chemical Composition:
Notes Are Rain, Timbre Is Snow

(Chemical Composition -- USA )

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The NY free improvising trio Chemical Composition (pianist Constance Cooper; percussionist John Cacciatore; electric guitarist Tom Desisto) are joined by Jeffrey Lependors on shakuhachi, xiao, and bawu.

Chemical Composition: Uttered Fast But Without Haste Chemical Composition:
Uttered Fast But Without Haste

(Chemical Composition -- USA )

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The New York improvising trio Chemical Composition with pianist Constance Cooper, percussionist John Cacciatore, and electric guitarist Tom Desisto, free improvisation steeped in jazz traditions.

Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim: Old and Unwise Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim:
Old and Unwise

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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American saxophonist Tim Berne and French double-bassist Bruno Chevillon in the studio after 3 live gigs in Portugal, improvising freely while exploring sound and spinning tales in the moment.

Clarinets, The [Anthony Burr/Oscar Noriega/Chris Speed]: Keep On Going Like This Clarinets, The [Anthony Burr/Oscar Noriega/Chris Speed]:
Keep On Going Like This

(Skirl -- USA )

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Three clarinetists - Anthony Burr, Oscar Noriega, and Chris Speed - in an album of improvisational strategies to create graceful and weaving acoustic music from the instrument's beautiful sonorities.

Claudia Quintet + 1, The: What Is The Beautiful? (Featuring Kurt Elling And Theo Bleckmann) Claudia Quintet + 1, The:
What Is The Beautiful? (Featuring Kurt Elling And Theo Bleckmann)

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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John Hollenbeck's NY jazz quintet with Chris Speed, Matt Moran, Drew Gress & Matt Michell, in compositions with vocalists Kurt Elling and Theo Bleckmann performing the work of American poet Kenneth Patchen.

Claudia Quintet, The: I, Claudia Claudia Quintet, The:
I, Claudia

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Claudia Quintet: Semi-Formal Claudia Quintet:
Semi-Formal

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Cline, Nels / Parkins, Andrea / Rainey, Tom: Downpour Cline, Nels / Parkins, Andrea / Rainey, Tom:
Downpour

(Victo -- Canada )

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Cloud Becomes Your Hand: Rocks Or Cakes Cloud Becomes Your Hand:
Rocks Or Cakes

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Drawing on personnel from the Downtown NY scene, both improv and rock, including CACAW, Sunshine Soldier, and VaVatican, Cloud Becomes Your Hand plays exuberant and complex music that focuses as much on instrumental as vocal music while surprising and delighting.

Cohen, Greg: Golden State Cohen, Greg:
Golden State

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A set of playful, upbeat duos from West Coast-born bassist Greg Cohen and NY guitarist Bill Frisell, celebrating Cohen's home state of California in 6 originals and 3 California covers.

Cohn, Steve : Iro Iro Cohn, Steve :
Iro Iro

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Pianist Cohn brought this ensemble together to explore new sounds in improvised chamber ensembles, finding the right voices with Kevin Norton, Tomas Ulrich, and Masahiko Kono.

Coleman, Anthony : Lapidation Coleman, Anthony :
Lapidation

(New World Records -- USA )

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All around amazing pianist and composer Anthony Coleman in original works using a strong set of collaborative partners from his many years on the Downtown scene.

Coleman, Anthony: The End Of Summer Coleman, Anthony:
The End Of Summer

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Chamber compositions from Downtown NY pianist and composer Anthony Coleman performing with his ensemble "Survivors Breakfast", a large group of orchestral and improvisational colors.

Coleman, Steve & Five Elements: Functional Arrhythmias Coleman, Steve & Five Elements:
Functional Arrhythmias

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist Steve Coleman takes his long-standing M-Base band Five Elements ongoing study into patterns found in nature in an album of music reflecting the irrational rhythms found in healthy human heartbeat patterns.

Coleman, Steve & the Council of Balance: Synovial Joints Coleman, Steve & the Council of Balance:
Synovial Joints

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Composer and alto saxophonist Steve Coleman in a superb modern jazz album, written by applying characteristics of human synovial joints to compositional process, and using "camouflage orchestration" to orchestrate players into the fore-, middle- and background.

Coleman, Steve and Five Elements: Harvesting Semblances and Affinities Coleman, Steve and Five Elements:
Harvesting Semblances and Affinities

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Saxophonist Coleman's 1st US label release in 9 years, 6 original compositions of complex, constantly shifting rhythms that convey a fundamental sense of groove from his 6 piece band.

Coleman, Steve and Five Elements: The Mancy of Sound Coleman, Steve and Five Elements:
The Mancy of Sound

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Steve Coleman and Five Elements with Tim Albright, Tyshawn Sorey, Jen Shyu, &c., in an album incorporating the saxophonist's lifetime of researchg into cycles found in nature and astronomy.

Coleman, Steve: Invisible Paths: First Scattering Coleman, Steve:
Invisible Paths: First Scattering

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Conference Call (Ullmann / Stevens / Fonda / Schuller): What About ... ? [2 CDs] Conference Call (Ullmann / Stevens / Fonda / Schuller):
What About ... ? [2 CDs]

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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The remarkable 12 year quartet of reed player Gebhard Ullmann, pianist Michael Jefry Stevens, bassist Joe Fonda and drummer George Schuller in a double CD of unique and creative improv.

Conly, Sean and Michael Attias: Think Shadow Conly, Sean and Michael Attias:
Think Shadow

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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The duo of bassist Sean Conly and Michael Attias on alto and baritone sax recording in Brooklyn's Barbes, a reflective and sophisticated dialog between two peers who use their creative powers and technique to focus on substantive improvisation.

Conly, Sean: Re:Action Conly, Sean:
Re:Action

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Double bassist Sean Conly in a New York based quartet with saxophonists Michael Attias & Tony Malaby and drum legend Pheeroan Aklaff.

Connors, Loren & Suzanne Langille: I Wish I DidnŐt Dream Connors, Loren & Suzanne Langille:
I Wish I DidnŐt Dream

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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The first duo in 14 years between guitarist Loren Connors and vocalist Suzanne Langille inspired by and using slides of MP Landis' WD series of paintings, which he created live during music performances.



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