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Atomic / School Days: Nuclear Assembly Hall Atomic / School Days:
Nuclear Assembly Hall

(Okka -- USA )

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Berman, Josh & His Gang: There Now Berman, Josh & His Gang:
There Now

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Cornetist Berman's band with Jeb Bishop (trombone), Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Keefe Jackson (sax), Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Joshua Abrams (bass) & Frank Rosaly (drums) mixing new and standard compositions.

Bourque / Mailloux / Tabassian: Bomata Bourque / Mailloux / Tabassian:
Bomata

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Subtle exploration of the jazz trio from this Montreal based group whose music is driven by Middle Eastern influences melodies and the exotic percussive work of Ziya Tabassian.

Brady, Tim : Topology: Scat Brady, Tim :
Topology: Scat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Tim Brady in an extraordinary collaboration mixing his rhythmic, jazz-influenced chamber music with Australia's dynamic and virtuosic Topology ensemble.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $26.95

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Putting together two releases from Montreal guitarist and composer Tim Brady's "24 Frames" project: "Trance" (CD + DVD) and "Scatter" (2 CDs), performed solo and with his Bradyworks ensemble.

Bruire; Michel F Cote: Les Fleurs de Léo Bruire; Michel F Cote:
Les Fleurs de Léo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Thirteen new compositions by Michel F Cote that are tightly linked together by a poetic text, with Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Claude Lamothe, Robert Marcel Lepage, Rene Lussier, Ikue Mori, and Claude St-Jean.

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.

Butcher, John Group: somethingtobesaid Butcher, John Group:
somethingtobesaid

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

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"Somethingtobesaid" was commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Fest in this 1st full performance by a band of long-time and recent colleagues brought together for this project.

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.

Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing: Two Bands and a Legend Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing:
Two Bands and a Legend

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95

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Cavallanti, Daniele & Tiziano Tononi's: Rings of Fire Cavallanti, Daniele & Tiziano Tononi's:
Rings of Fire

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian saxophonist and composer Daniele Cavallanti and drummer/percussionist Tiziano Tononi produced these two enterprising suites played here by a powerful octet that includes Jenny Scheinman.

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 )

Price: $14.95

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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.

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.

Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins): The Letter Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins):
The Letter

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95

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Cosa Brava is an experimental rock and improvisation quartet formed in March 2008 by multi-instrumentalist and composer Fred Frith, with members Carla Kihlstedt, Zeena Parkins, Shahzad Ismaily, William Winant, &c.

Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio: Abaton [DVD] Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio:
Abaton [DVD]

(La Huite -- France )

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Sylvie Courvoisier, the Swiss pianist-composer and Mark Feldman, New York violinist, have joined German cellist Anja Lechner to play "Abaton" in concert, released in 2004 by ECM.

Davis, Kris Infrasound (Davis / Goldberg / Noriega / Badenhorst / Bishop / Radley / Versace / Black) Davis, Kris Infrasound (Davis / Goldberg / Noriega / Badenhorst / Bishop / Radley / Versace / Black):
Save Your Breath

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A superb octet including pianist and leader Kris Davis providing innovative compositions, with the powerful support of Ben Goldberg, Oscar Noriega, Joachim Badenhorst & Andrew Bishop on reeds, Nate Radley on guitar, Gary Versace on organ, and Jim Black on drums.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Pillow Circles Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Pillow Circles

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Saxophonist Dijkstra in compositions commissioned from the North Sea Jazz Festival 2009, 9 works written for Henry Threadgill, George Lewis, Fred Frith, &c.

Douglas, Dave : A Single Sky Douglas, Dave :
A Single Sky

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Dave Douglas with the Frankfurt Radio Big Band in three compositions, large scale works orchestrated in collaboration with arranger/conductor Jim McNeely.

Dunmall, Paul Octet: Bridging Dunmall, Paul Octet:
Bridging

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Eisenstadt, Haris: Canada Day Octet Eisenstadt, Haris:
Canada Day Octet

(482 Music -- USA )

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Expanding his Canada Day group to an octet, NY drummer Harris Eisenstadt presents his four-part suite "The Ombudsman", expanded for the larger orchestration and with a new introduction and conclusion.

Electric Masada: At The Mountains Of Madness Electric Masada:
At The Mountains Of Madness

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $15.50

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Electric Masada: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume Four Electric Masada:
50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume Four

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Fazio, Enrico Critical Mass: Shibui Fazio, Enrico Critical Mass:
Shibui

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Double bassist and balafonist Enrico Fazio leads this 9-piece band, here in their 3rd Leo release, demonstrating his unique approach to harmony and melody through sometimes dense but always accessible and compelling compositions.

Golia, Vinny: Low and Inside; (Close Call Anyway...) Music for Baritone Saxophone Golia, Vinny:
Low and Inside; (Close Call Anyway...) Music for Baritone Saxophone

(Nine Winds -- USA )

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Multi-reedist Vinny Golia focuses on the baritone sax and the tubax (contrabass sax) in this spectacular album performed with his octet of Ken Filiano, Brian Walsh, Gavin Templeton, Dan Rosenboom, George McMullen, Alex Noyce, and Matt Mayhall.

Grosse Abfahrt: Erstes Luftschiffe Zu Kalifornien Grosse Abfahrt:
Erstes Luftschiffe Zu Kalifornien

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Grosse Abfahrt: Vanity Grosse Abfahrt:
Vanity

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Tom Djll put this electro-acoustic improvising group together when Matthieu Werchowski & David Chiesa were visiting the SF area, with performances from duos to octet.

Ibarra, Susie: Flower After Flower Ibarra, Susie:
Flower After Flower

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Jazz Passengers: Reunited Jazz Passengers:
Reunited

(JTR-Justin Time Records -- Canada )

Price: $9.55

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NY's superb Jazz Passengers, led by trombonist Curtis Fowlkes, brings together hard-bop and vocals in a Mingus workshop mode, here reunited with Elvis Costello, Marc Ribot, Deborah Harry, &c.

Jones, JC: Myelination Jones, JC:
Myelination

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $6.60

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Bassist J.C. Jones brings together science & music, enabling an evocative window into the illness MS by making the vibrations of myelin protein audible, over which Jones, Yoni Silver, Harold Rubin, Airel Shibolet, &c. improvise.

Jones, JC: Myelination <i>[Used Item]</i> Jones, JC:
Myelination [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Bassist J.C. Jones brings together science & music, enabling an evocative window into the illness MS by making the vibrations of myelin protein audible, over which Jones, Yoni Silver, Harold Rubin, Airel Shibolet, &c. improvise.

KLANG: Other Doors KLANG:
Other Doors

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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Chicago's innovative Klang quartet's with James Falzone (clarinet), Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Jason Roebke (bass) and Tim Daisy (drums) + guests in their 3rd recording, an album paying respect to Benny Goodman on his 100th birthday.

Koglmann, Franz: L'Heure Bleue Koglmann, Franz:
L'Heure Bleue

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Konstrukt (feat. Peter Brotzmann): Eklisia Sunday Konstrukt (feat. Peter Brotzmann):
Eklisia Sunday

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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The Turkish trio Konstruct augmented with four Turkish players perform live at Eklisia, an old chapel constructed in the 17th century, with saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, recording the four part freely improvised "Eklisia Sunday".

Kurzmann, Christof / Burkhard Stangl : neuschnee Kurzmann, Christof / Burkhard Stangl :
neuschnee

(erstwhile -- USA )

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The second album from the long running lowercase / ea-improv "pop" duo of Burkhard Stangl and Christof Kurzmann, understated and intensely skewed music and songs.

Lacy, Steve: School Days (1960/3) Lacy, Steve:
School Days (1960/3)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Presenting a 1963 gig by the quartet of Steve Lacy (saxophone), Roswell Rudd (trombone), Dennis Charles (drums) and Henry Grimes (bass), playing piano-less interpretations of the music of Thelonious Monk; plus Lacy with the Monk Quintet live in Philadelphia, 1960.

Lane, Adam Full Throttle Orchestra: Live In Ljubljana Lane, Adam Full Throttle Orchestra:
Live In Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A joyful and sophisticated performance from bassist and leader Adam Lane's Full Throttle Orchestra, an 8-piece band including Nate Wooley, Susana Silva, Reut Regev, David Bindman, Avram Fefer, Adam Lane & Igal Foni performing live at the 53rd Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Lee Band, Peggy: Invitation Lee Band, Peggy:
Invitation

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The fifth album by composer and cellist Peggy Lee with her gifted band of Canadian musicians playing a range of creative arrangements varying from haunting melodies to energetic sonic voyages.

Lee, Okkyung: Nimh Lee, Okkyung:
Nimh

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Lee, Okkyung: Noisy Love Songs Lee, Okkyung:
Noisy Love Songs

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Cellist and Downtown NY mainstay Okkyung Lee in an album of intimate chamber pieces that combine written music with noise improvisation, for an ensemble including Ikue Mori, Peter Evans, Craig Taborn, &c.

Lee, Peggy  Band: New Code Lee, Peggy Band:
New Code

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The 4th release by The Peggy Lee Band and the 1st with the band expanded from a sextet to an octet, with 3 horns and 2 guitars blending beautifully for a warm, full sound.

Lehman, Steve Octet: Mise En Abime Lehman, Steve Octet:
Mise En Abime

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY saxophonist Steve Lehman builds on his work with spectral harmony, expanding the harmonic palette with live electronics & a custom-built vibraphone, in an octet with Jonathan Finlayson, Mark Shim, Tim Albright, Chris Dingman, Jose Davila, Drew Gress & Tyshawn Sorey.

Lehman, Steve: Travail, Transformation and Flow Lehman, Steve:
Travail, Transformation and Flow

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY saxophonist Steve Lehman's Octet integrates delicate and highly nuanced spectral harmonies into meticulously crafted rhythmic settings, advanced and compelling jazz.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Full Blast-original music for the film Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Full Blast-original music for the film

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Original music by Robert Marcel Lepage for the film "Full Blast", with help from Fred Fortin, Olivier Langevin, Jean-François Lemieux, Martin Tétreault, Marie-Jo Thério, etc..

Letarte, Genevieve : Ames soules Letarte, Genevieve :
Ames soules

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalist Genevieve Letarte in a release with Normand Guilbeault, Pierre Tanguay, Ivanhoe Jolicoeur, Claude Fradette, Guillaume Dostaler, Ivanhoe Jolicoeur and Guido Del Fabbro.

Lyons, Jimmy: The Box Set Lyons, Jimmy:
The Box Set

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $99.95

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Mandingo Ambassadors: Tougna Mandingo Ambassadors:
Tougna

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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West African sound from the Mandingo Ambassadors, using drums, guitar, reeds and voice to create an irresistibly rhythmic music of grooves that keep the listener moving.

Mazurek, Rob Octet: Skull Sessions Mazurek, Rob Octet:
Skull Sessions

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Chicago cornetist Rob Mazurek combines his bands Sao Paulo Underground & Starlicker, adding personnel including drummer John Herndon (Tortoise), vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz and flutist Nicole Mitchell, to write new music in the spirit of later Miles Davis.

Mazurek, Rob Octet: Skull Sessions [VINYL] Mazurek, Rob Octet:
Skull Sessions [VINYL]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Chicago cornetist Rob Mazurek combines his bands Sao Paulo Underground & Starlicker, adding personnel including drummer John Herndon (Tortoise), vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz and flutist Nicole Mitchell, to write new music in the spirit of later Miles Davis.

Miller's, Harry Isipingo: Different Times, Different Places Miller's, Harry Isipingo:
Different Times, Different Places

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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An amazing band led by bassist Harry Miller, representing some of the finest players in the 70s London improv scene, 3 tracks from the studio and 3 live at the '76 Chateauvallon Jazz Festival, with Louis Moholo-Moholo, Chris McGregor, Mike Osborne, Keith Tippett, &c. &c.

Mitchell, Roscoe: Nonaah Mitchell, Roscoe:
Nonaah

(NESSA -- USA )

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Perhaps Roscoe Mitchell's finest album outside of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, first solo and then groupings with Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill, Joseph Jarman, Richard Abrams, George Lewis, &c.

Moholo-Moholo, Louis Unit: For the Blue Notes Moholo-Moholo, Louis Unit:
For the Blue Notes

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Ogun marks their 40th anniversary by releasing this superb album from drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo's Unit as an octet including Alexander Hawkins on piano, John Edwards on bass, and Jason Yarde on saxes, performing a heartfelt tribute to The Blue Notes live in Italy.

Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka: Septet Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka:
Septet

(Ftarri/Improvised Music from Japan -- Japan )

Price: $16.95

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New Atlantis Octet: Unto the Sun New Atlantis Octet:
Unto the Sun

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $13.95

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A free-wheeling debut from 8-piece mid-Atlantic supergroup formed by guitarist Edward Ricart and drummer Sam Lohman (Matta Gawa) plus Roy Cambell (trumpet), Steve Swell (trombone), Jason Ajemian (bass), Andrew Barker (drums), &c.

Parker Octet, Evan: Crossing the River Parker Octet, Evan:
Crossing the River

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $19.95

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Parker, William : The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield - Live in Rome Parker, William :
The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield - Live in Rome

(RAI Trade -- Italy )

Price: $17.95

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Curtis Mayfield, a vital element of the civil rights movement, interpreted in music and words by William Parker, Amiri Baraka and an extremely well balanced band.

Queen Mab: Close Queen Mab:
Close

(Spool -- Canada )

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Queen Mab (pianist Marilyn Lerner and Lori Freedman on clarinet) in their 2nd release, duos and trios with Lee Pui Ming, Jack Vorvis, Fides Krucker, Victor Bateman, Tiina Kiik.

Reed, Mike People, Places & Things: Stories And Negotiations: People Reed, Mike People, Places & Things:
Stories And Negotiations: People

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Part of The Jazz Institute's "Made in Chicago" series, Reed's band extended to 8 pieces with 6 horn players including original 50's Chicago players, performing these 8 pieces live in 2008 at The Millenium Park.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...: suspensao [2 CDs] Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...:
suspensao [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $21.95

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A large group under the direction of violinist Ernesto Rodrigues (also on harp, metronome & objects) in 4 extended improvisations of great suspense and tension through sound and silence.

 


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