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NY Improv & Downtown NY
 
Various Artists: PRES Scores [2 CDs] Various Artists:
PRES Scores [2 CDs]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Polish Radio Experimental Studio's late 50's achievements included first attempts to write down electronic sounds through graphics; this CD presents 5 such scores heard in experimental realizations commissioned of Lionel Marchetti, Thomas Lehn, Philip Zoubek and Wolfram, &c.

Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano: Spinning Jenny Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano:
Spinning Jenny

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Three innovative improvisers, Daniel Levin on cello, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Chris Corsano on drums, in a studio album of collective free playing that's traverses both ferocious and introspective aspects of their dialog with tremendous technical skill and wonderful creative strategies.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL] Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp: Vessel In Orbit Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp:
Vessel In Orbit

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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While working with Matthew Shipp on an Ivo Perelman album, drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Shipp agreed to record an album of their own and enlisted violist Mat Maneri to record this album of deep space-themed improvisations, collective music of heavy propulsion that bursts from impassioned exchange to convoluted clusters of sound.

Okazaki, Miles: Trickster Okazaki, Miles:
Trickster

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Intricate interplay in modern jazz from guitarist Miles Okazaki in a quartet with fellow New Yorkers Craig Taborn on piano, Anthony Tidd on bass, and Sean Rickman on drums--Tidd and Rickman his compatriots in Steve Coleman and Five Elements--performing Okazaki's playfully complex and innovative compositions that drive some serious grooves.

Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens): A Wing Dissol Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens):
A Wing Dissolved in Light [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A brilliant quintet brought together for the Tampere Jazz Happening, in Finland in 2013, with NY trumpeter Peter Evans, UK saxophonist John Butcher, Australian bassist Clayton Thomas, German drummer/percussionist Paul Lovens, and French pianist Frederic Blondy for a phenomenal extended improvisation presented in parts: "Une Aile Dissoute Dans La Lumiere".

Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL] Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

Hemphill, Julius: Raw Materials and Residuals [VINYL + CD] Hemphill, Julius:
Raw Materials and Residuals [VINYL + CD]

(Black Saint -- Italy )

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An essential 70s Black Saint album from New York saxophonist Julius Hemphill in a trio with Abdul Wadud on cello and Don Moye on percussion, merging blues, free jazz, free bop and inspired approaches to improvisation, reissued on vinyl LP with a CD copy included.

Zorn, John: There Is No More Firmament Zorn, John:
There Is No More Firmament

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collecting John Zorn's recent compositions from 2013-2016, with the stellar assistance of performers that include Peter Evans (trumpet), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Christian McBride (bass), presenting 9 works connected by a twisted and complex story of a magical descent into madness.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

Marsella, Brian: Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31 Marsella, Brian:
Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Brian Marsella, pianist from Banquet of the Spirits, Zion80 and The Flail, in a trio album taking on John Zorn's Masada compositions, The Book of Angels, with the actual Masada rhythm section of Trevor Dunn on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums, in 16 lyrical and effusive pieces focused through the eyes of piano masters from Satie to Pullen.

Apuh!: Freedom Of Peach Apuh!:
Freedom Of Peach

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )

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"Once again APUH! returns with a brand new album, freshly squeezed from the bottom of their hearts. After releasing one vinyl and one cassette, the trio is now trying out the latest thing: the CD-ROM. Their new album "Freedom of Peach" ...

Wooley, Nate: The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set] Wooley, Nate:
The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set]

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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Composer, improviser, and trumpet player Nate Wooley continues to cement his place as an American iconoclast by releasing the complete recordings of his revolutionary solo [Syllables] compositions as a deluxe 4 CD set consisting of two reissues of out-of-print early works: 8 [Syllables] (2013) and 9 [Syllables] (2014) as well as the premiere recording of his 150 minute epic For Kenneth Gaburo.

Monas (Fisher / DeBlase / Millions): Freedom [CASSETTE] Monas (Fisher / DeBlase / Millions):
Freedom [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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With connections from both the free jazz and improvising rock scene, including Borbetomagus, Many Arms, Caribou, Anthony Braxton, William Parker, Zevious, &c, the trio of Colin Fisher (saxophone, guitar), Johnny DeBlase (electric bass) and Kid Millions (drums) debut their Monas project of intense, electronically spiked, free form improvisation.

Ayler, Albert: Prophecy [VINYL] Ayler, Albert:
Prophecy [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

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Albert Ayler's first ESP album from 1975 in a trio with bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Sunny Murray, a live album captured at the Cellar Cafe, in New York City, New York, on June 14th, 1964, showing Ayler future-facing free playing in now classic compositions including "Spirits", "Prophecy", and two variations of "Ghosts".

Toxic: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / William Parker: This Is Beautiful Because We Are Beautiful Peo Toxic: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
This Is Beautiful Because We Are Beautiful People

(ESP -- USA )

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Multi-wind player Mat Walerian's 3rd ESP release is also the last album approved by ESP founder Bernard Stollman, and also the first with William Parker since 1973 (who also provides the reference to the title of the album), with Matthew Shipp playing on organ, in an album of intense and far-reaching free jazz, from lyrical beauty to hard blowing.

Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias: Shift Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias:
Shift

(FMR -- UK )

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A meeting in NY's Lower East Village between four improvisors--Robert Burke on saxes, George Lewis on trombone & electronics, Paul Grabowsky on piano & snare drum, and Mark Helias on acoustic bass--playing a pre-composed work, blending 21st century composition with modern jazz sensibility, enhanced by Lewis' computer-based "shapeshifts".

Maneri, Mat / Evan Parker / Lucian Ban: Sounding Tears Maneri, Mat / Evan Parker / Lucian Ban:
Sounding Tears

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Viola improviser and composer Mat Maneri leads this trio with British UK legend Evan Parker on soprano and tenor saxophone and Romanian ex-patriot and frequent collaborator Lucian Ban on piano, for ten compositions blending tradition, song, and improvisational tactics, recalling 20th century modern classical music in addition to jazz.

Pavone, Mario (Pavone / Ballout / Malaby / Noriega / McEachern / Sarin): Vertical Pavone, Mario (Pavone / Ballout / Malaby / Noriega / McEachern / Sarin):
Vertical

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Drawing from some of the finest players on the New York Downtown jazz scene, with Dave Ballou on trumpet, Tony Malaby and Oscar Noriega on reeds, Peter McEachern on trombone and Michael Sarin on drums, double bassist Mario Pavone presents a set of 11 new compositions of lyrical and sophisticated jazz anchored by the leader's powerful compositional structures.

Ayler, Albert Quartet: Copenhagen Live 1964 Ayler, Albert Quartet:
Copenhagen Live 1964

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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In 1964 Albert Ayler's approach to free improvisation had found its voice, in a quartet supported by the now-legendary players Don Cherry on cornet, Gary Peacock on doublebass, and Sunny Murray on drums, heard live in a well-recorded concert at Club Montmarte, in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1964; ferocious and forward thinking, an astonishing concert!

Shipp, Matthew: Invisible Touch At Taktlos Zurich Shipp, Matthew:
Invisible Touch At Taktlos Zurich

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A fluid and freely improvised solo set from New York pianist Matthew Shipp performing live at the Taktlos Festival in Zurich, Switzerland, 2016, presenting profoundly virtuosic playing skills and remarkable instincts in a continuous 45 minute set that maintains interest and strong bearing as he takes his audience on a commanding and coherent journey.

Rothenberg, Ned / Hamid Drake: Full Circle - Live in Lodz Rothenberg, Ned / Hamid Drake:
Full Circle - Live in Lodz

(Foundation Listen -- Poland )

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"Two great musicians. Two Musical Words. First time on CD. Full Circle - new live CD from legendary drummer Hamid Drake and one of the most important American improviser Ned Rothengerg. On July 5th last year at the Lodz Tubes and Longsh...

Paul, Leah: We Will Do The Worrying <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
We Will Do The Worrying [Used Item]

(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.

Rothenberg Ned, Double Band : Overlays Rothenberg Ned, Double Band :
Overlays

(Moers Music -- Germany )

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Rothenberg, Ned Double Band: Parting Rothenberg, Ned Double Band:
Parting

(Moers Music -- Germany )

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Rothenberg, Ned Double Band: Real and Imagined Time Rothenberg, Ned Double Band:
Real and Imagined Time

(Moers Music -- Germany )

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