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NY Improv & Downtown NY


 
Fasteau, Kali. Z.: An Alternate Universe Fasteau, Kali. Z.:
An Alternate Universe

(Flying Note -- USA )

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The trio of multi-wind player Kali Fasteau, bassist William Parker, and drummer Cindy Blackman in an album of collective improvisation with a global scope and profound intensity.

Fasteau, Kali. Z.: Prophecy: The Whale And The Elephant Trade Notes On The State Of The World Fasteau, Kali. Z.:
Prophecy: The Whale And The Elephant Trade Notes On The State Of The World

(Flying Note -- USA )

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Flying Note Records reissues with new artwork multi-instrumentalist Kali Fasteau's 1993 impressive world jazz release with Willliam Parker, Ronnie Burrage, Ron McBee, &c.

Fasteau, Kali: Animal Grace: Live in Harlem with Louis Moholo-Moholo Fasteau, Kali:
Animal Grace: Live in Harlem with Louis Moholo-Moholo

(Flying Note -- USA )

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Live recordings from Big Apple Jazzspace and the Uncool Festival of Jazz performing with drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo plus Bobby Few, Wayne Dockery and Steve McCraven.

Fasteau, Kali: Vivid Fasteau, Kali:
Vivid

(Flying Note -- USA )

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Vivid improvisational colors are explored by saxophonist Fasteau with William Parker, Hamid Drake, Joe McPhee, Sabir Matten and Ron McBee, from live performances in Chicago, Guelph, and NY.

Fasteau, Kali: Worlds Beyond Words Fasteau, Kali:
Worlds Beyond Words

(Flying Note -- USA )

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Fasteau's own Flying Note Records 1st release, a spiritual and far-reaching set of recordings embracing jazz and world music, with guests Rashied Ali, Bob Cunningham, &c.

Fei, James / Hideki, Kato: Sieves Fei, James / Hideki, Kato:
Sieves

(Improvised Music From Japan -- Japan )

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Feldman / Caine / Cohen / Baron: Secrets Feldman / Caine / Cohen / Baron:
Secrets

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Debut CD by this new quartet performing the spiritual compositions of Hassidic dynasties of Lubavitch, a rich catalog of music passed down for centuries by oral tradition.

Fernandez, Agusti & Peter Kowald : Sea of Lead Fernandez, Agusti & Peter Kowald :
Sea of Lead

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The duo of late bassist Peter Kowald and inside-and-out pianist Agusti Fernandez in a set of extraordinary energetical, rhythmic and irrepressible improvisations.

Fiedler, Joe Trio: Plays the Music of Albert Mangelsdorff Fiedler, Joe Trio:
Plays the Music of Albert Mangelsdorff

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Fieldwork: Door Fieldwork:
Door

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The NY trio of Steve Lehman, Vijay Iyer and new drummer Tyshawn Sorey in their 3rd Pi release, with wide influences from M-Base, Ornette Coleman, Art Ensemble, &c.

Fieldwork: Simulated Progress Fieldwork:
Simulated Progress

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Fier, Anton: Dreamspeed/Blindlight 1992-1994 [REISSUE, 2 CDs] Fier, Anton:
Dreamspeed/Blindlight 1992-1994 [REISSUE, 2 CDs]

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Filiano, Ken & Quantum Entanglements: Dreams From a Clown Car Filiano, Ken & Quantum Entanglements:
Dreams From a Clown Car

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The debut release of bassist Ken Filiano's quartet, Quantum Entanglements, with Michael Attias, Tony Malaby and Michael T.A. Thompson, playing all Filiano original compositions.

Finlayson, Jonathan & Sicilian Defense: Moment and the Message Finlayson, Jonathan & Sicilian Defense:
Moment and the Message

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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A member of alto saxophonist Steve Coleman's band Five Elements, this is the debut album from a trumpeter widely admired for his ability to tackle cutting-edge musical concepts with confidence and great skill.

Flaherty, Paul & Randall Colbourne: Ironic Havoc Flaherty, Paul & Randall Colbourne:
Ironic Havoc

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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For more than 25 years the duo of saxophonist Paul Flaherty and drummer Randall Colbourne have performed as a duo, here captured in the studio for six tracks of exceptional and telepathic free improvisation.

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.

Zorn, John: Forro Zinho Ñ Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn Zorn, John:
Forro Zinho Ñ Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Forro is a NY East Village rock ensemble that reinterprets forro--traditional Brazilian folk music--using modern Downtown language, here taking on the compositions of John Zorn in rhythmically rich melodic approaches that's equal parts tribute and collaboration.

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 )

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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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Friedlander, Erik: Volac: Book Of Angels Volume 8 Friedlander, Erik:
Volac: Book Of Angels Volume 8

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Cellist Erik Friedlander provides the 8th in this series of interpretations of the Masada songbook, a lovely and technically remarkable set of music.

Frisell, Bill: Silent Comedy Frisell, Bill:
Silent Comedy

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A remarkable solo guitar CD from Bill Frisell, filled with complex harmonies, bizarre voicings, rich orchestral sonorities, intense screams, delicate phrasing, wild noises and an incredible simultaneity.

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 Trio, Satoko : Illusion Suite Fujii Trio, Satoko :
Illusion Suite

(Libra -- Japan )

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The Satoko Fujii Trio with Mark Dresser and Jim Black in their 6th release, a bold risk-taking group with deep communication and incredible performances.

Fujii Trio, Satoko : Trace A River Fujii Trio, Satoko :
Trace A River

(Libra -- Japan )

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Satoko Fujii's excellent trio with Mark Dresser on bass and Jim Black on drums: spiritous, technically impressive, melodically and conceptually adventurous music not to miss!

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 & The Hook Up With Halvorson / Settles / Finlayson / Boiler: Actionspeak Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up With Halvorson / Settles / Finlayson / Boiler:
Actionspeak

(482 Music -- USA )

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Drummer Fujiwara & The Hook Up (Mary Halvorson, Brian Settles, Jonathan Finlayson, Danton Boller) in his debut CD as a leader with 7 pieces inspired by Wayne Shorter, Talib Kweli, AZ, &c.

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.

Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up: The Air is Different Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up:
The Air is Different

(482 Music -- USA )

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The second recording from drummer Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up with Jonathan Finlayson on trumpet, Brian Settles on tenor saxophone, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and now Trevor Dunn on bass.

Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson:
The Out Louds

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The first release from the NY/West Coast trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, and Mary Halvorson on guitar, a collaborative improv of lyrical and nuanced improv, using great skill and sophistication in dialog that takes unexpected twists and turns.

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.

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

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $10.72    

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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.

Gate, The: Destruction of Darkness Gate, The:
Destruction of Darkness

(Carrier Records -- USA )

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NY doom jazz trio The Gate of Dan Peck (tuba, composition), Tom Blancarte (upright bass), and Brian Osborne (percussion) in an album of bleak landscapes of near-silence and massive, horrifying sound sculptures.

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.

Gauci, Stephen / Kirk Knuffke / Ken Filiano: Chasing Tales Gauci, Stephen / Kirk Knuffke / Ken Filiano:
Chasing Tales

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The NY trio of saxophonist Stephen Gauci, cornetist Kirk Knuffke and bassist Ken Filiano in a set of group improvisations plus compositions from each player, great melodic and interactive playing from three exceptional players.

Gayle Quartet, Charles : Blue Shadows Gayle Quartet, Charles :
Blue Shadows

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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1993 studio recordings of Charles Gayle's incredible free quartet with William Parker on bass, the 3rd release from an amazing day of recording

Gayle, Charles Quartet: Voume 2: Raining Fire Gayle, Charles Quartet:
Voume 2: Raining Fire

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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Saxophonist Gayle's 1994 release recorded in NYC, a 2nd volume after "Translation" with his quartet including William Parker, emotionally incantatory and urgent jazz.

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.

Giant Dwarf: Rabbitwood Giant Dwarf:
Rabbitwood

(Engine -- USA )

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Drummer Jeremy Carlstedt and guitarist Martin Philadelphy in a duo of "slow epic earth/space traveling, some indie rock shimmy shake, the floating of textures and waves, old school freak punk throwdown and even some swinging."

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: On Reade Street Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
On Reade Street

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.



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