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NY Improv & Downtown NY
 
Levin, Daniel: Inner Landscape <i>[Used Item]</i> Levin, Daniel:
Inner Landscape [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The "Inner Landscape" of cellist Daniel Levin's playing in a 6-part solo release of pure improvisation as Levin finds his music in real time through spontaneous play and surprise.

Little Women: Throat <i>[Used Item]</i> Little Women:
Throat [Used Item]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Loud, agile and brilliantly odd Brooklyn quartet of saxophonists Darius Jones & Travis Laplante, guitarist Andrew Smiley and drummer Jason Nazary in their 7 part "Throat".

Lundbom, Jon & Big Five Chord: Big Five Chord <i>[Used Item]</i> Lundbom, Jon & Big Five Chord:
Big Five Chord [Used Item]

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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The first recording by guitarist Jon Lunbom's Big Five Chord with bassist Moppa Elliott, saxophonists Jon Irabagon and Dominic Lalli, and drummer Justin Walke, superb 21st century jazz.

Royston, Rudy Trio: Rise of Orion Royston, Rudy Trio:
Rise of Orion

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Frequent side-man to Bill Frisell, Dave Douglas, &c., drummer Rudy Royston leads a "chord-less" trio of Mostly Other People Do the Killing/Talibam! saxophonist Jon Irabagon and bassist Yasushi Nakamura through a strong, lyrical set of 13 original jazz compositions.

Corsano / Courviosier / Wooley: Salt Task Corsano / Courviosier / Wooley:
Salt Task

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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First recorded meeting of Chris Corsano (drums), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), and Nate Wooley (trumpet) in the studio in Brooklyn, 2015, for a completely open, sensitive set of improvisations that are constantly on the edge, at times explosive, and always in a focused dialog.

Webber's, Anna Simple Trio (Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck): Binary Webber's, Anna Simple Trio (Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck):
Binary

(Skirl -- USA )

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Using internet sources to fuel compositions, including YouTube test channels, memes, and her own IP adress, saxophonist Anna Webber wrote these compositions for her trio with drummer John Hollenbeck and pianist Matt Mitchell to blur the line between composition and improvisation.

Zorn, John: The Classic Guide To Strategy Vol. 4 Zorn, John:
The Classic Guide To Strategy Vol. 4

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Downtown NY saxophonist John Zorn started his "Classic Guide to Strategy" in 1983, slowly releasing volumes up to this 4th, showing the depth of his conceptual underpinnings and superb playing style, technique, and truly unique approach to the saxophone.

Braxton, Anthony / Miya Masaoka: Duo (Dcwm) 2013 [2 CDs] Braxton, Anthony / Miya Masaoka:
Duo (Dcwm) 2013 [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Two performers who have stretched the boundaries of their instruments--Miya Masaoka on 12-string koto and Anthony Braxton on saxophones and software-based electronics--in subtle and unusual environments where each player fills the phrases of the other in unforseen ways.

Mayhall, Matt : Tropes Mayhall, Matt :
Tropes

(Skirl -- USA )

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Drummer Mayhall brings together a great set of improvisers, including guitarist Jeff Parker, bassist Paul Bryan, keyboardist Jeff Babko and tenor saxophonist Chris Speed, for electric, lyrical and sonically powerful compositions founded on compelling textures and rhythms.

Paul, Leah: We Will Do The Worrying Paul, Leah:
We Will Do The Worrying

(Skirl -- USA )

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LA flutist Leah Paul began these works as through-composed chamber pieces, with lyrical content evolving as each song took shape, performed in a hybrid band of improvisers and chamber players with Afton Hefley singing about meditation of dreams and childhood memories.

McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund: Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund:
Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts

(ESP -- USA )

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A 12 act musical treatise with spoken and sung libretto by guitarist/writer Ed Pettersen about the current state of the US & how the Occupy movement has affected our psyche; developed for performance with pianist Thollem McDonas, drummer Pet Abbot, and saxophonst Jeff Lederer.

Kosi: I Know Who I Am Kosi:
I Know Who I Am

(Self Released -- USA )

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NY jazz vocalist Kosi (Akosua Gyebi) in her 4th solo album which she describes as a "concept album telling the story of guilt, absolution, love and self-actualization through original jazz and negro spirituals." through original songs and covers including Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah".

Dilloway, Aaron: Songs About Jason [VINYL 10-inch] Dilloway, Aaron:
Songs About Jason [VINYL 10-inch]

(Amethyst Sunset -- USA )

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Originally released in a limited edition of forty copies for a solo/duo show with Jason Lescalleet in 2013, this 10" release remasters the original album; a disorienting and melodic album of tape loops and dark ambient drone.

DNA: A Taste Of DNA [12-inch VINYL] DNA:
A Taste Of DNA [12-inch VINYL]

(Superior Viaduct -- USA )

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An essential part of the late 70's influential Downtown NY scene, the trio of Arto Lindsay (guitar and voice), Ikue Mori (drums), and Tim Wright (bass), released few albums, but this 1981 EP captures the essence of their tightly controlled manic approach to wildly improvised rock.

Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon / Greg Saunier): Crotesque [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i> Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon / Greg Saunier):
Crotesque [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Sean Lennon & Greg Saunier (Mystical Weapons) are joined by multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Shahzad Ismaily for this one-sided, 19.50 minute art LP with an original illustration by Sean Lennon screen-printed on the B side.

Oliveros, Pauline / Connie Crothers: Live At The Stone Oliveros, Pauline / Connie Crothers:
Live At The Stone

(Important Records -- USA )

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Two superb improvisers who both sadly passed away in 2016, performing together in 2014 at John Zorn's The Stone in NYC, originally released as a memorial for Crothers by Oliveros, and now as a testament to the incredible talents and improvisational dialog of both musicians.

Halvorson, Mary / Sylvie Courvoisier: Crop Circles Halvorson, Mary / Sylvie Courvoisier:
Crop Circles

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A studio encounter between pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and electric guitarist Mary Halvorson, both using sophisticated techniques giving unique voices to their playing styles, in a set of improvisations that balance playful, subtle, energetic, and emotional playing.

Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay: Amalgam Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay:
Amalgam

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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A wild and exciting duo between cellist Okkyung Lee and legendary turntable improviser Christian Marclay performing live at London's Cafe Oto for a single long track that runs through an astonishing dynamic of invention and atmospheres in a gripping and spellbinding set.

Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay: Amalgam [VINYL] Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay:
Amalgam [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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A wild and exciting duo between cellist Okkyung Lee and legendary turntable improviser Christian Marclay performing live at London's Cafe Oto for a single long track that runs through an astonishing dynamic of invention and atmospheres in a gripping and spellbinding set.

Ibarra, Susie Trio: Radiance Ibarra, Susie Trio:
Radiance

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Drummer Ibarra's trio with Cooper-Moore and violinist Charles Burnham blur boundaries in a band of great versatility, taste and collective musicianship.

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

(Fou Records -- France )

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"All types of creative music are populated with unsung heroes, no more so than Free Jazz. Never a popular exercise, experimental improvising by definition has attracted those who value discovery over fortune and fame and are unafraid to be ...

CP Unit (Pitsiokos / Seabrook / Dahl / Walter): Before the Heat Death CP Unit (Pitsiokos / Seabrook / Dahl / Walter):
Before the Heat Death

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Chris Pitsiokos' Unit with electric guitarist Brandon Seabrook, electric bassist Tim Dahl, and drummer Weasel Walter turn in a fiery and demanding album of compelling free jazz, using traditional jazz structures but turning them on their head in joyfully unconventional ways.

Godet, Jean-Brice (Godet / Niggenkemper / Darrifourcq): Lignes de Cretes Godet, Jean-Brice (Godet / Niggenkemper / Darrifourcq):
Lignes de Cretes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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French clarinetist Jean-Brice Godet leads the trio of bassist Pascal Niggenkemper and drummer Sylvain Darrifourcq in a live album of abstract free improvisation using tools like radios, dictaphones, object, and zithers, creating powerfully unique sound worlds.

Levin, Daniel  Quartet (Levin / Maneri / Moran / Zetterberg): Live at Firehouse 12 Levin, Daniel Quartet (Levin / Maneri / Moran / Zetterberg):
Live at Firehouse 12

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Cellist Daniel Levin's sophisticated jazz quartet with Mat Maneri (viola), Matt Moran (vibes), and Torbjorn Zetterberg (double bass) are captured live at Connecticut's Firehouse 12 for a superb album of modern improv with great skill, depth and style.

Mats Gustafsson / Craig Taborn: Ljubljana [VINYL] Mats Gustafsson / Craig Taborn:
Ljubljana [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Celebrating the 400th release of Clean Feed Records, Swedish free jazz phenomenon, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson meets with NY jazz pianist Craig Taborn for an unlikely yet highly satisfying encounter that pushes each improviser into unfamiliar, edge-of-their seats, territory.

Gate, The: Vomit Dreams <i>[Used Item]</i> Gate, The:
Vomit Dreams [Used Item]

(Heat Retention Records -- USA )

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Using free improvisation and tuba leader Dan Peck's compositions, the trio of Peck, Tom Blancarte on double bass and Brian Osborne on percussion ranges from bleak landscapes to horrifying sound sculptures, revealing the most raw aspects of organized sound.

Godet, Jean-Brice Quartet (Godet / Attias / Niggenkemper / Costa): Mujo Godet, Jean-Brice Quartet (Godet / Attias / Niggenkemper / Costa):
Mujo

(Fou Records -- France )

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"Each track on this disc is thought of as the construction of a four-way musical stream, a constantly changing sound stream, where the form is established by itself, in and through interaction above all" "Explains Jean-Brice Godet. A re...

McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund: Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts <i>[Used Item]</i> McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund:
Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts [Used Item]

(ESP -- USA )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts is a treatise with spoken and sung libretto by various artists about the current state of the...

Speed, Chris with Chris Tordini / Dave King: Really OK <i>[Used Item]</i> Speed, Chris with Chris Tordini / Dave King:
Really OK [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

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New York reedist Chris Speed with his sax, bass and drums trio of Chris Tordini and Dave King, in a traditional mode performing original jazz numbers plus pieces by John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, superb modern melodic jazz from 3 excellent players.

Yasuhiro, Usui / Elliot Sharp: Volcanic Island  <i>[Used Item]</i> Yasuhiro, Usui / Elliot Sharp:
Volcanic Island [Used Item]

(Bakamo -- Japan )

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"What a noisy heaven. Usui and Sharp could not find a better title for this documentation of their volcanic meeting that was recorded in New York in July 2003. Sharp, on the right channel, and Usui, on the left channel, create so many s...

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Flinn, Stephen / Phillips, Noah Duo and Trio with Tim Perkis: Square Circle <i>[Used Item]</i> Flinn, Stephen / Phillips, Noah Duo and Trio with Tim Perkis:
Square Circle [Used Item]

(PAX -- USA )

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Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

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

(RogueArt -- France )

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

Werder, Felix: The Tempest - Electronic Music <i>[Used Item]</i> Werder, Felix:
The Tempest - Electronic Music [Used Item]

(Pogus -- USA )

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Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Loafer's Hollow Mostly Other People Do The Killing:
Loafer's Hollow

(Hot Cup -- USA )

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"What is unusual about Loafer's Hollow is that the original Elliott compositions are firmly rooted in the swing era of the 1930s-1940s, a more demarcated parameter than the bop/free improvisation/chamber jazz amalgamations that MOPDtK t...

 


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