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

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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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: $21.95    

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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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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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.

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

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

Coleman, Steve and Five Elements: Harvesting Semblances and Affinities Coleman, Steve and Five Elements:
Harvesting Semblances and Affinities

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

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

(La Huite -- France )

Price: $24.95    

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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.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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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.

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.

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: $16.95    

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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.

Jazz Passengers: Reunited Jazz Passengers:
Reunited

(JTR-Justin Time Records -- Canada )

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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 )

Price: $3.95    

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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 )

Price: $11.16    

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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 )

Price: $16.95    

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

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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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.

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

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

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

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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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 )

Price: $22.95    

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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.

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

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $9.95    

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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: $16.95    

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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.

Sao Paulo Underground (Featuring Rob Mazurek): Tres Cabecas Loucuras Sao Paulo Underground (Featuring Rob Mazurek):
Tres Cabecas Loucuras

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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The third album by Sao Paulo Underground mixing jazz and electronics by the group of Mauricio Takara (percussion), Rob Mazurek (cornet & electronics), Guilherme Grando (keys), and Richard Ribeiro (drums).

Shiurba, John: Triplicate Shiurba, John:
Triplicate

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $6.27    

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Composer John Shiurba with an impressive West Coast octet including vocalists Lara Bruckmann & Morgan Guberman, trumpeter Tom Djll, drummer Gino Robair, and bassist Matthew Sperry, &c. conducting them through five twisted compositions.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Challenge (1966-7) Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Challenge (1966-7)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Hinting at what was to come, this reissues the first SME LP from 1966 with one additional '67 track, more free jazz than free improv from the quintet of John Stevens (drums), Kenny Wheller (flugelhorn), Paul Rutherford (trombone), Trevor Watts (sax) and Bruce Cale (bass).

Sun Ra: Heliocentric Worlds Volume 3 Sun Ra:
Heliocentric Worlds Volume 3

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Taylor, Cecil Quintet: Hard Driving Jazz + Looking Ahead! Taylor, Cecil Quintet:
Hard Driving Jazz + Looking Ahead!

(Mad About Records -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95    

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Reissuing Cecil Taylor's 1958 album with John Coltrane, an incredible forward thinking and inspired session; and Taylor's 2nd studio album from 1958, "Looking Ahead", in a quintet setting.

Tippett, Keith Octet: From Granite To Wind Tippett, Keith Octet:
From Granite To Wind

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The debut of Tippett's new Octet, which features old & new collaborators including Mujician's Paul Dunmall, and former Tommy Chase Band saxophonist Ben Waghorn, performing a large continuous jazz suite.

Tsahar, Assif Brass Reeds Ensemble: The Hollow World Tsahar, Assif Brass Reeds Ensemble:
The Hollow World

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Tsahar's 9-piece Brass Reeds Ensemble Herb Robertson, Chris Jonas, Rob Brown, Susie Ibarra, &c. is an ambitious and incredible undertaking of group improvisation.

Various Artists: AMPLIFY 2002: balance box set Various Artists:
AMPLIFY 2002: balance box set

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $145.00    

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Various Artists: Free Zone Appleby 2003 Various Artists:
Free Zone Appleby 2003

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Watts, Trevor Celebration Band: Live In Macedonia, 2004 Watts, Trevor Celebration Band:
Live In Macedonia, 2004

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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2004 recordings of saxophonist Trevor Watts' Celebration Band live in Skopje Macedonia: 4 saxophones, drums, percussion and bass, with musicians from the Macedonia community joining in.

Westbrook / Rossini: Westbrook-Rossini Westbrook / Rossini:
Westbrook-Rossini

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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Mike & Kate Westbrooks 1986 album of Gioacchino Rossini interpretations, with Lindsay Cooper on sopranino sax, huge works that impart improv and humor into magnificent compositions.

Zorn, John: A Dreamers Christmas Zorn, John:
A Dreamers Christmas

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Zorn's take on Christmas with his Dreamers (Marc Ribot, Kenny Wollesen, Joey Baron, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Cyro Baptista, with guest vocalist Mike Patton) performing 7 of Zorn's favorite Christmas songs along with 2 originals.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56    

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $13.00    

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Norway's The Core quintet, great modern jazz in an updated look at 60's styles in the mode of Herbie Hancock, Dextor Gordon or Miles, the evolution of "the cool" in five superb compositions.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

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

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $15.95    

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Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $11.95    

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Temperamental Trio: Raw and the Cooked Temperamental Trio:
Raw and the Cooked

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $13.95    

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Dark and daring electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of baritone saxophonist Stephen Horenstein, bassist JC Jones, and electronic artist Loic Kessous.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.

Horvey, Amy: Interview Horvey, Amy:
Interview

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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A collection of narrative and experimental sound worlds for solo trumpet, born out of improvisation and organized through thoughtful collaborations with composers from Canada to Argentina.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Canard Branchu Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Canard Branchu

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00    

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A rich work for clarinets, bass and drums orchestrated for six musicians including Actuelle core players Lori Freedman, Pierre Tanguay, and Lepage himself, through 14 works that may have something to do with a swamp.

 


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