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Octet Recordings
 
Roebke, Jason Octet: High - Red - Center Roebke, Jason Octet:
High - Red - Center

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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An octet of Chicago's finest improvisers led by Chicago composer and double bassist Jason Roebke for 11 impressive free jazz compositions performed with Greg Ward, Keefe Jackson, Jason Stein, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Jason Adasiewicz, and Mike Reed.

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

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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: $13.20

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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 and His Arkestra: Cosmo Sun Connection Sun Ra and His Arkestra:
Cosmo Sun Connection

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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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: $8.50

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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 )

Price: $18.95

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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: $18.45

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

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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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.

Zorn, John: Godard; Spillane; Blues Noel Zorn, John:
Godard; Spillane; Blues Noel

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Zorn, John: The Alchemist Zorn, John:
The Alchemist

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Zorn's sixth quartet is inspired by the hermetic Angelic actions of John Dee and is replete with the procedures of distillation, calcination, crystallization, sublimation, purification, rotation as well numerology, prayers, canons, contrapuntal complexity, &c.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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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.

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.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

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

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $14.95

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Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Jones, Darius & Matthew Shipp: Cosmic Lieder Jones, Darius & Matthew Shipp:
Cosmic Lieder

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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A 13-part song cycle from alto saxophonist Darius Jones and pianist Matthew Shipp, an engrossing and emotional journey of beauty and turbulence through sympathetic dialog.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble:
Even the Sounds Shine

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.45

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Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad: Big Four Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad:
Big Four

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Necks, The: Silent Night Necks, The:
Silent Night

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

Price: $23.95

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Parker, William - The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield: I Plan To Stay A Believer [2 CDs] Parker, William - The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield:
I Plan To Stay A Believer [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Parker's definitive document of his Curtis Mayfield songbook project with Hamid Drake, Dave Burrell, Sabir Mateen, Darryl Foster & Amiri Baraka, promoting Mayfield's positive messages of hope and fortitude.

Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

P.O.W.E.R.: Tomahawk Territory P.O.W.E.R.:
Tomahawk Territory

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Trio improvisations with guitar, violin, and an assortment of noise elements, thoughtful pieces that use space wisely as they prepare for vicious attacks of sound.

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.

Atomic/School Days: Distil Atomic/School Days:
Distil

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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A 2 CD set of a 2006 concert in Chicago from the melding of Atomic and School Days, with Jeb Bishop, Ken Vandermark, Magnus Broo, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten, &c.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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: $11.00

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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.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari: My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD] Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari:
My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Tim Brady with Bradyworks and Quatuor Molinari in a CD/DVD release of four synchronized musical, video & theater works, ambitious and fascinating compositional pieces.

Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver: Book of Three: Continuum Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver:
Book of Three: Continuum

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Collective improvisation from Ho Bynum's Book of Three with bassist John Hebert & drummer Gerald Cleaver, following their RogueArt CD with this exceptional album of original compositions plus works from Bobby Bradford, Salim Washington, and Jim Hobbs.

Jazz Hijokaidan: Made In Japan - Live At Shinjuku Pit Inn Jazz Hijokaidan:
Made In Japan - Live At Shinjuku Pit Inn

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00

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Hijokaidan renamed themselves "Jazz Hijokaidan" for the addition of Sakata Akira and Toyozumi "Sabu" Yoshisaburo to the group, recording this blazing improvised performance live at Shinjuku Pit Inn.

Irabagon, Jon With Special Guest Barry Altschul: Foxy Irabagon, Jon With Special Guest Barry Altschul:
Foxy

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer Barry Altschul joins saxophonist Jon Irabagon and bassist Peter Brendler in an incredible trio of free improvisation and hard playing that's not afraid to put a little cheesecake on the cover.

Teller, Jorgen: Delete Nature Teller, Jorgen:
Delete Nature

(Ninth World -- Germany )

Price: $13.50

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Solos for triggered guitar from midi and effects guitarist Jorgen Teller, 15 complex and conceptual works that balance clean and noisy guitar work in perplexing ways.

Threadgill, Henry Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs Threadgill, Henry Ensemble Double Up:
Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's tribute to friend, composer-conductor Lawrence D. Butch Morris, in a detailed 4-part work with an excellent set of improvisers: Henry Threadgill, Jose Davila, Jason Moran, Christopher Hoffman, David Virelles, Roman Filiu, Curtis Macdonald, and Craig Weinrib.

Roebke, Jason Octet: Cinema Spiral Roebke, Jason Octet:
Cinema Spiral

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Bassist Jason Roebke leads his octet with Keefe Jackson, Greg Ward, Jason Stein, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Jason Adasiewicz, and Mike Reed in a set of collaborative compositions, lyrical yet free improvisation from some of Chicago's finest players.

Brown, Earle: Chamber Music Brown, Earle:
Chamber Music

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Earle Brown conducts a chamber ensemble including John Tilbury on piano through a number of compositions, including versions of "October", "November", & "December", "Corroboree 1964 For Three Pianos", "Trio For Five Dances", and "Tracking Pierrot For Ensable".

Konstrukt / Peter Brotzmann / Huseyin Ertunc / Dogan Dogusel / Barlas Tan Ozemek: Eklisia Sunday [VI Konstrukt / Peter Brotzmann / Huseyin Ertunc / Dogan Dogusel / Barlas Tan Ozemek:
Eklisia Sunday [VINYL]

(Holidays Records -- Italy )

Price: $26.95

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2011 recordings of the Turkish free jazz quartet Konstrukt of Korhan Futaci (sax), Umut Caglar (electric guitar), Ozun Usta (double bass, djembe, gong, bells) and Korhan Arguden (drums) augmented with additional bass, guitar, piano, and featuring saxophonist Peter Brotzmann.

Gravitones: plus Sounding Brass Gravitones:
plus Sounding Brass

(for T -- The Netherlands )

Price: $11.00

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Musique Action #4 (Marclay / Jauniaux / Minton / Yoshihide / Parkins / Weston / Vatcher / Luc Ex): M Musique Action #4 (Marclay / Jauniaux / Minton / Yoshihide / Parkins / Weston / Vatcher / Luc Ex):
Madame Luckerniddle - Tribute to Tom Cora

(Vand'Oeuvre -- France )

Price: $11.00

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The fourth of a collection dedicated to the French Musique Action Festival, here in a tribute to Tom Cora recorded in 1998 with Catherine Jauniaux, Phil Minton, Zeena Parkins, Christian Marclay, Otomo Yoshihide, Veryan Weston, &c. &c.

Temple of Bon Matin: Flower Footed Ghost Temple of Bon Matin:
Flower Footed Ghost

(Ruby Red Editora -- Portugal )

Price: $12.17

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Apocalyptic free-form jam logic from this free jazz unit including Ed Wilcox (Arthur Doyle), Vinne Paternostro, &c. in a set of deep south psychedelic improvisation.

Damana: Dag Magnus Narvesen Octet (Alberts / Mathisen / Roligheten / Powell / Kompen / Dale / Myhr / Damana: Dag Magnus Narvesen Octet (Alberts / Mathisen / Roligheten / Powell / Kompen / Dale / Myhr / Narvesen):
Cornua Copiae

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Norwegian drummer Dag Magnus Narvesen's octet with Kristoffer Alberts, Jorgen Mathisen and Andree Roligheten on reeds, and Hayden Powell and Kristoffer Kompen on brass, merging New Orleans and free jazz traditions in creative and lyrical jazz of embraceable compositions and exceptional soloing.

Dingman, Chris: The Subliminal and the Sublime <i>[Used Item]</i> Dingman, Chris:
The Subliminal and the Sublime [Used Item]

(Inner Arts -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Mir Gjerstad Trio, Frode:
Mir

(Circulasione -- Norway )

Price: $15.95

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The first meeting of saxophonist Frode Gjerstad, bassist Jon Rune Strom and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, performing live at Cafe Mir in Oslo, an amazingly energetic session of great dialog and drive.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $9.95

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Halvorson, Mary Octet: Away With You Halvorson, Mary Octet:
Away With You

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Mary Halvorson continues her string of excellent modern jazz albums with this octet release with fellow guitarist Susan Alcorn, Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon & Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Jacob Garchik (trombone), John Hebert (bass) and Ches Smith (drums).

Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1) Ensemble Hodos:
Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] <i>[Used Item]</i> Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] [Used Item]

(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.

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams <i>[Used Item]</i> Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams [Used Item]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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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.

Gravitones: plus Sounding Brass <i>[Used Item]</i> Gravitones:
plus Sounding Brass [Used Item]

(for T -- The Netherlands )

Price: $8.00

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Threadgill, Henry Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

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Roebke, Jason Octet: Cinema Spiral

Westbrook / Rossini: Westbrook-Rossini

Koglmann, Franz: L'Heure Bleue

Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver: Book of Three: Continuum

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Lacy, Steve: School Days (1960/3)

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Lee Band, Peggy: Invitation

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