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Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs): Rejuvenation Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs):
Rejuvenation

(ESP -- USA )

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The first studio release for the trio of tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis, bassist Joe Morris and drummer Charles Downs, profound NY free improvisation.

Flow Trio: Set Theory, Live at the Stone Flow Trio:
Set Theory, Live at the Stone

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Live recordings from NYC's Stone of the trio of saxophonist Louie Belogenis, bassist Joe Morris, and drummer Charles Downs, excellent free-flowing jazz from three masterful players.

Forsyth, Chris: Kenzo Deluxe Forsyth, Chris:
Kenzo Deluxe

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Peeesseye guitarist Chris Forsyth in a solo release crossing the vernaculars of country and blues with open-ended and experimental approaches, five rewarding and listenable tracks recorded in the studio.

Fox, Danny: Wide Eyed [VINYL] Fox, Danny:
Wide Eyed [VINYL]

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $16.50    

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Pianist Danny Fox's trio with bassist Chris van Voorst van Beest and drummer Max Goldman in an album showing how the tight rapport this touring band has developed on the road, performing Fox's melodic and inventive compositions with a wealth of influences and style.

Fox, Danny: Wide Eyed Fox, Danny:
Wide Eyed

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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Pianist Danny Fox's trio with bassist Chris van Voorst van Beest and drummer Max Goldman in an album showing how the tight rapport this touring band has developed on the road, performing Fox's melodic and inventive compositions with a wealth of influences and style.

Fraser, Nick (feat. Tony Malaby and Kris Davis): Too Many Continents Fraser, Nick (feat. Tony Malaby and Kris Davis):
Too Many Continents

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Toronto drummer and composer Nick Fraser in a superb trio with saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis, performing Fraser originals that merge free improvisation, jazz and avant compositional approaches with astonishing solos from all three.

Fraser, Nick: Towns and Villages Fraser, Nick:
Towns and Villages

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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A quartet session of composition and improvisation headed by drummer Nick Fraser with Tony Malaby (sax), Andrew Downing (cello) and Rob Clutton (bass), exploring the essence of freedom and abstraction in contemporary jazz.

Free103point9: Audio Dispatch 01 Free103point9:
Audio Dispatch 01

(free103.9 -- USA )

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Free103point9: Audio Dispatch 02: Constructive Engagement Free103point9:
Audio Dispatch 02: Constructive Engagement

(free103.9 -- USA )

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Free103point9: Audio Dispatch 03: Sprung Free103point9:
Audio Dispatch 03: Sprung

(free103.9 -- USA )

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Free103point9: Audio Dispatch 04: From Pieces Free103point9:
Audio Dispatch 04: From Pieces

(free103.9 -- USA )

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Free103point9: Audio Dispatch 08: Radio Action I Free103point9:
Audio Dispatch 08: Radio Action I

(free103.9 -- USA )

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Frith, Fred / Zorn, John: The Art of Memory II Frith, Fred / Zorn, John:
The Art of Memory II

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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Idiosyncratic improvisation with a strange set of tools from two master musicians, fascinating recordings from 1983-85 in the blossoming downtown NY scene.

Frith, Fred / Zorn, John: The Art of Memory Frith, Fred / Zorn, John:
The Art of Memory

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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The original incredible duet of alto saxophonist John Zorn and guitarist Fred Frith in live duets of amazing strength and communication, awe inspiring improvisation.

Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet / Didkovsky, Frith / Lussier, Stewart: Ayaya Moses Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet / Didkovsky, Frith / Lussier, Stewart:
Ayaya Moses

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Fred Frith's leads a quartet of electric guitars (Rene Lussier, Nick Didkovsky, Mark Stewart) through 10 different journeys that explores the dynamic potential of this unique group composition.

Frith, Fred: Allies Frith, Fred:
Allies

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato: In the Tank Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato:
In the Tank

(Libra -- Japan )

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Fujii, Satoko New York Orchestra: Shiki Fujii, Satoko New York Orchestra:
Shiki

(Libra -- Japan )

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Satoko Fujii's amazing Orchestra New York returns with a composition that she describes as "a picture that extends beyond the canvas", performed with Oscar Noriega, Briggan Krauss, Ellery Eskelin, Tony Malaby, Andy Laster, Herb Robertson, Steven Bernstein, &c &c.

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: Summer Suite Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York:
Summer Suite

(Libra -- Japan )

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Satoko Fujii's 15-piece Orchestra New York with an all-star cast including Ellery Eskelin, Tony Malaby, Herb Robertson, Steve Berstein, Joe Fiedler, &c. &c.

Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets Fujiwara, Tomas Trio:
Variable Bets

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Merging different sub-genre of NYC's rich jazz and creative music scene, drummer Tomas Fujiwara's trio with Brandon Seabrook on guitar and Ralph Alessi on trumpet furtively builds into a free jazz album of contrasting dynamics and superb playing.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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Garcia, Margarida / Barry Weisblat: Loran Garcia, Margarida / Barry Weisblat:
Loran

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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2004 release of Lisbon double bassist Margarida Garcia on electric double bass, and electronic artist Barry Weisblat in a startling dialog of electronic burst and deep tones.

Gate, The: Chuck [CASSETTE with download code] Gate, The:
Chuck [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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New York tuba player Dan Peck's The Gate with Tom Blancarte on electric upright bass and Brian Osborne on percussion present two tracks of dark, deep improvisation, then join up with Nate Wooley on trumpet & amplifier and Tim Dahl on electric bass for an extended composition.

Gauci's Basso Continuo, Stephen : Nididhyasana Gauci's Basso Continuo, Stephen :
Nididhyasana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Tenor saxophonist Gauci & trumpeter Nate Wooley with the dual bass backbone of Mike Bisio and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten in original compositions using extended instrumental techniques.

Gauci's, Stephen Stockholm Conference: Live at Glenn Miller Cafe Gauci's, Stephen Stockholm Conference:
Live at Glenn Miller Cafe

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Two sets of New York tenor saxophonist Stephen Gauci and an impressive rhythm section playing with alternately Broo Magnus and Mats Aleklint, live at the Glenn Miller Cafe in Stockholm, 2007.

Gayle, Charles Trio: Spirits Before Gayle, Charles Trio:
Spirits Before

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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Charles Gayle's trio in 1988 studio recordings from NYC in his trio with Sirone and Dave Pleasant, "muscular, impassioned, and wonderfully volatile" free jazz.

Gayle, Charles: Streets Gayle, Charles:
Streets

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Legendary NY free jazz saxophonist Charles Gayle takes to "the streets" with his trio of bassist Larry Roland and drummer Michael TA Thompson in a record illustrating Gayle's passionate voice and expressive dialog.

Giardullo Open Ensemble, Joe : Red Morocco Giardullo Open Ensemble, Joe :
Red Morocco

(RogueArt -- France )

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NY reed & flutist Giardullo's large Open Ensemble, the first release of his G2 music since 1979.

Gjerstad / Norton / Watson: Live Tipple Gjerstad / Norton / Watson:
Live Tipple

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Taking their 2010 "Tipples" CD on the road, this CD captures the trio of Frode Gjerstad (sax & clarinet), David Watson (electric guitar) and Kevin Norton (drums, vibes, percussion) live in Middletown Conneticut during their 2013 tour.

Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson: Tipples Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson:
Tipples

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Free improvising from saxophonist Frode Gjerstad and vibraphonist Kenvin Norton, recording in the same space as their previous duo CD, but with guitarist David Watson as a 3rd voice.

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: Remember To Forget Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
Remember To Forget

(Circulasione -- Norway )

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1997 live recordings of Norwegian saxophonist Gjerstad with New Yorkers William Parker on bass and Hamid Drake on drums on Gerjstad's own Circulasion Totale label.

Gluck, Bob: Something Quiet Gluck, Bob:
Something Quiet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Bob Gluck in a trio with Joe Giardullo on soprano saxophone and Christopher Dean Sullivan on bass, a delicate album that belies the "quiet" in its title.

Golia Quartet, Vinny: Take Your Time Golia Quartet, Vinny:
Take Your Time

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The third recording from this group of long-time collaborators, with Golia on soprano, alto and tenor sax, Bobby Bradford on cornet, Ken Filiano on bass and Alex Cline on drums in a set of Golia original compositions.

Golia, Vinny / Marco Eneidi / Lisa Mezzacappa / Vijay Anderson: Hell-Bent in the Pacific Golia, Vinny / Marco Eneidi / Lisa Mezzacappa / Vijay Anderson:
Hell-Bent in the Pacific

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Insanely great free improvisation for the West Coast in this quartet of Vinny Golia (multi-reeds), Marco Eneidi (alto sax) Lisa Mezzacappa (bass), and Vijay Anderson (drums).

Gonzalez NY Quartet, Dennis: Dance of the Soothsayer's Tongue (At Tonic) Gonzalez NY Quartet, Dennis:
Dance of the Soothsayer's Tongue (At Tonic)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Dallas based Dennis Gonzalez with three stellar New York improvisers in an oustanding set including the 6 part Arikanu Suite, live at Tonic, NYC in 2003.

Gonzalez, Dennis NY Quartet: NY Midnight Suite Gonzalez, Dennis NY Quartet:
NY Midnight Suite

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Gonzalez, Dennis: Songs Of Early Autumn Gonzalez, Dennis:
Songs Of Early Autumn

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Trumpeter Gonzalez' quartet with Joe Morris on bass, Timo Shanko and Luther Gray in an album of Gonzalez compositions & group improvisations celebrating the New Egland fall.

GoodandEvil Session: The Blue Series Continuum GoodandEvil Session:
The Blue Series Continuum

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

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Gottschalk, Kurt: 24b Gottschalk, Kurt:
24b

(Batterrie -- USA )

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Two introspective works of heavily saturated acoustic guitar form Ecstasy Mule's Kurt Gottschalk (aka Casey G), lovely musings for dark days.

Gottschalk, Kurt: Bluefly Variations Gottschalk, Kurt:
Bluefly Variations

(Batterrie -- USA )

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Solo improvisations from guitarist Kurt Gottschalk, recorded at the juncture of the Connecticut and West Rivers in Windham County, Vermont on the afternoon of April 29, 2009.

Grass Roots (Darrius Jones): Grass Roots Grass Roots (Darrius Jones):
Grass Roots

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A new collective group of Chad Taylor (drums), Darius Jones (sax), Alex Harding (sax), and Sean Conly (bass) with each track composed by a different group member, creating distinct pieces that are essential to the complete album.

Grassi, Lou Po Band With Marshall Allen: Live At The Knitting Factory Volume 1 Grassi, Lou Po Band With Marshall Allen:
Live At The Knitting Factory Volume 1

(Porter Records -- USA )

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Live at the Knitting Factory in 2000 of drummer lou Grassi's band with Marshall Allen on alto & flute, Paul Smoker on trumpeter, Steve Swell on trombone, Perry Robinson on clarinet & Wilber Morrison on bass.

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

(Skirl -- USA )

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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.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell: Window and Doorway Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell:
Window and Doorway

(Driff Records -- USA )

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The trio of Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Steve Swell (trombone) and Pandelis Karayorgis (piano) use their unique selection of instruments to play an original set of composition and improv.

Grimal, Alexandra: Andromeda Grimal, Alexandra:
Andromeda

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Saxophonist Alexandra Grimal in a quartet with guitarist Todd Neufeld, bassist Thomas Morgan, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey, a weaving and interstellar odyssey inspired by the night sky of the MacDowell Colony.

Grimes, Henry Trio: Live at the Kerava Jazz Festival Grimes, Henry Trio:
Live at the Kerava Jazz Festival

(Ayler Records -- Sweden )

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Group, The (Abdullah / Brown / Bang / Sirone / Hopkins / Cyrille): Live [VINYL] Group, The (Abdullah / Brown / Bang / Sirone / Hopkins / Cyrille):
Live [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A previously unreleased concert recording from 1986 of a group of leading out jazz artists (Billy Bang, Fred Hopkins, Andrew Cyrille, &c.) playing original compositions as well as a cover of Mingus' "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat".

Group, The (Abdullah / Brown / Bang / Sirone / Hopkins / Cyrille): Live Group, The (Abdullah / Brown / Bang / Sirone / Hopkins / Cyrille):
Live

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A previously unreleased concert recording from 1986 of a group of leading out jazz artists (Billy Bang, Fred Hopkins, Andrew Cyrille, &c.) playing original compositions as well as a cover of Mingus' "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat".

H.E.R.: Songs About the Mysteries of Housework and Nature H.E.R.:
Songs About the Mysteries of Housework and Nature

(Persian Cardinal Recordings -- USA )

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The trio of Peter Zummo, Yvette Perez (both members of Birdbrain) and Danny Tunick in a set of delicate and sophisticated songs about housework and nature.

Haitian Rail (Ed Ricart, Nick Millevoi, Dan Blacksberg, Kevin Shea): Solarists Haitian Rail (Ed Ricart, Nick Millevoi, Dan Blacksberg, Kevin Shea):
Solarists

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Crossing boundaries of jazz, rock and noise, the Haitian Rail quartet of Dan Blacksberg (trombone), Nick Millevoi (guitar), Ed Ricart (bass) and Kevin Shea (drums) present six scorching works of avant free improvisation with a dark NY Metropolitan intent.

Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris): Now Is Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris):
Now Is

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten is joined by key improvisers Joe McPhee (sax), Joe Morris (guitar) and Nate Wooley (trumpet) for this improvised studio recording, free improvisation with the influence of swing and blues.

Halvorson / Evans / Walter: Mechanical Malfunction Halvorson / Evans / Walter:
Mechanical Malfunction

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

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The dynamic trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar), Peter Evans (trumpet) and Weasel Walter (drums) follow their free improvised debut album by creating themes and structures to improvise on and around, making a challenging and extremely rewarding set of tunes.

Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob Halvorson / Radding / Wooley:
Crackleknob

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Free improvisation from a trio of New Yorkers working in abstract territory but maintaining the pieces in compact works that are succint and spontaneously focused.

Halvorson Trio, Mary : Dragon's Head Halvorson Trio, Mary :
Dragon's Head

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Brooklyn guitarist Mary Halvorson in her 1st release with her trio of bassist John Hebert & drummer Ches Smith, experimenting with harmonic, melodic & rhythmic components.

Halvorson, Mary / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson: Sifter Halvorson, Mary / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson:
Sifter

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Presenting compositions from all three players, the NY-based trio of Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar) & Matt Wilson (drums) this exceptional trio play a stripped down, rocking blend of free form improvisation.

Halvorson, Mary: Bending Bridges [2 VINYL LPs] Halvorson, Mary:
Bending Bridges [2 VINYL LPs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Limited edition LP of Brooklyn-based guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson's second recording with her amazing working quintet of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Ches Smith.

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".

Halvorson, Mary: Reverse Blue Halvorson, Mary:
Reverse Blue

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Guitarist Mary Halvorson's project with Chris Speed on sax & clarinet, Eivind Opsvik on bass, and Tomas Fuijwara on drums, a band formed for a one-off concert at the Blue Note in NYC, that continued on based on the strength of the bond between them, as heard on this superb release.

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

(Skirl -- USA )

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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).



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