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PI Recordings


 
Abrams, Muhal Richard : SoundDance Abrams, Muhal Richard :
SoundDance

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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A double CD of pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, the first in duo with saxophonist Fred Anderson, and the second with trombonist George Lewis, also on laptop, celebrating Abram's 80th birthday!

Abrams, Muhal Richard / George Lewis / Roscoe Mitchell: Streaming Abrams, Muhal Richard / George Lewis / Roscoe Mitchell:
Streaming

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Abrams, Muhal Richard: Vision Towards Essence Abrams, Muhal Richard:
Vision Towards Essence

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Art Ensemble of Chicago: [sirius calling] Art Ensemble of Chicago:
[sirius calling]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Art Ensemble of Chicago: Non-Cognitive Aspects of the City: Live at Iridium [2 CDs] Art Ensemble of Chicago:
Non-Cognitive Aspects of the City: Live at Iridium [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Art Ensemble of Chicago: The Meeting Art Ensemble of Chicago:
The Meeting

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Coleman, Steve & Five Elements: Functional Arrhythmias Coleman, Steve & Five Elements:
Functional Arrhythmias

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist Steve Coleman takes his long-standing M-Base band Five Elements ongoing study into patterns found in nature in an album of music reflecting the irrational rhythms found in healthy human heartbeat patterns.

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.

Ellman, Liberty: Ophiuchus Butterfly Ellman, Liberty:
Ophiuchus Butterfly

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Ellman, Liberty: Tactiles Ellman, Liberty:
Tactiles

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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ElSaffar, Amir  and Hafez Modirzadeh: Radif Suite ElSaffar, Amir and Hafez Modirzadeh:
Radif Suite

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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An important new recording in the continuing advancement of jazz from the trumpeter Amir ElSaffar and tenor saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh.

ElSaffar, Amir : Two Rivers ElSaffar, Amir :
Two Rivers

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY based Iraqi-American trumpeter ElSaffar in an emotionally charged work that invokes ancient Iraqi musical traditions and frames them in a modern jazz setting.

ElSaffar, Amir: Alchemy ElSaffar, Amir:
Alchemy

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The latest chapter in trumpeter Amir ElSaffar's continuing investigation into the tonal systems of Middle Eastern cultures within a jazz context, in a quintet with Ole Mathisen (sax), John Escreet (piano), Francois Moutin (bass) & Dan Weiss (drums).

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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Fieldwork: Your Life Flashes Fieldwork:
Your Life Flashes

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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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.

Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd: Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd:
Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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An intense look at veterans of color from the last decade's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan performed with lyricist Mike Ladd, Maurice Decaul, Lynn Hill, Guillermo & Pamela Z, plus the band of Liberty Ellman (guitar), Kassa Overall (drums) and Okkyung Lee (cello).

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 Quintet : On Meaning Lehman, Steve Quintet :
On Meaning

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY alto saxophonist Lehman's 2nd Pi releases combines groove-oriented musical content with highly contrapuntal, asymmetrical, and non-repetitive structural devices.

Lehman, Steve: Demian as Posthuman Lehman, Steve:
Demian as Posthuman

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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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.

Mahanthappa, Rudresh and Bunky Green: Apex Mahanthappa, Rudresh and Bunky Green:
Apex

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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A blazing collaboration between alto saxophonists Rudresh Mahanthappa and Bunky Green in an all-star band with pianist Jason Moran, bassist Francois Moutin and drummers Damion Reid and Jack DeJohnette.

Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Codebook Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Codebook

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Mother Tongue Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Mother Tongue

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Mitchell, Matt: Fiction Mitchell, Matt:
Fiction

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The debut recording from NY pianist Matt Mitchell, in a duo with drummer Ches Smith on drums, percussion & vibes, 15 inventive original compositions written to push Mitchell's technical skills in improvisational settings, each an ingenious little puzzle.

Mitchell, Roscoe & The Note Factory: Song for My Sister Mitchell, Roscoe & The Note Factory:
Song for My Sister

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Modirzadeh, Hafez: Post-Chromodal Out! Modirzadeh, Hafez:
Post-Chromodal Out!

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The next step in Iranian-American saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh's quest to create a seamless cross-cultural exchange of musical structures between the Persian dastgah and American jazz.

Odyssey the Band: Back In Time Odyssey the Band:
Back In Time

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog: Party Intellectuals Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog:
Party Intellectuals

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Debut recording from Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, a post-everything band joining Downtown NY mayhem makers Marc Ribot and Shahzad Ismaily, with West Coast drummer Ches Smith.

Ribot, Marc Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard Ribot, Marc Trio:
Live At The Village Vanguard

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Marc Ribot's highly anticipated debut as a leader in a band with Henry Grimes on bass and Chad Taylor on drums, performing at the iconic Village Vanguard, with material including Albert Ayler, John Coltrane, &c.

Ribot, Marc: Silent Movies Ribot, Marc:
Silent Movies

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist Ribot in a gorgeous and contemplative album of adaptations of music he has written for films, for classic silent movies, and that he scored for his personal amusement and imagination.

Ribot, Marc: Spiritual Unity Ribot, Marc:
Spiritual Unity

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Shyu, Jen + Mark Dresser: Synastry Shyu, Jen + Mark Dresser:
Synastry

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Vocalist Jen Shyu and master bassist Mark Dresser in a duo exploring opportunities for space and sound, texture and styles, through informed songs that include texts by Li Po and Ge Hong.

Smith, Wadada Leo / Anthony Braxton: Saturn, Conjunct the Grand Canyon in a Sweet Embrace Smith, Wadada Leo / Anthony Braxton:
Saturn, Conjunct the Grand Canyon in a Sweet Embrace

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Smith, Wadada Leo / Anthony Braxton: Organic Resonance Smith, Wadada Leo / Anthony Braxton:
Organic Resonance

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Smith, Wadada Leo's Golden Quartet: The Year of the Elephant Smith, Wadada Leo's Golden Quartet:
The Year of the Elephant

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Sorey, Tyshawn Trio: Alloy Sorey, Tyshawn Trio:
Alloy

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Drummer Tyshawn Sorey's trio with bassist Christopher Tordine and pianist Cory Smythe in an album dedicated to Butch Morris and to his mother; intelligent and pensively restrained through-composed jazz influenced by modern composition as much as the history of the jazz trio.

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume I Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume I

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's Zooid with Liberty Ellman, Jose Davila, Stomu Takeishi and Elliot Kavee in all new Threadgill compositions, important and influential modern jazz!

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume II Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume II

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Threadgill's 2nd Volume with Jose Davila, Liberty Ellman, Elliot Humberto Kavee, and Stomu Takeishi, intelligent and cutting-edge music exploring the boundaries of composition & improvisation.

Threadgill, Henry: Everybody's Mouth's a Book Threadgill, Henry:
Everybody's Mouth's a Book

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Threadgill, Henry's Zooid: Up Popped the Two Lips Threadgill, Henry's Zooid:
Up Popped the Two Lips

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Great record from Threadgill's Zooid ensemble, an all-acoustic group with guitar, cello, oud, tuba and drums, along with the leaders saxophone and flute. Beautiful compositions, nicely played.

Various Artists: Juncture Various Artists:
Juncture

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Virelles, David: Continuum Virelles, David:
Continuum

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Cuban-born pianist David Virelles in a collaborative effort with legendary drummer Andrew Cyrille, bassist Ben Street, and Cuban folkloric percussionist/poet Roman Diaz, inspired by various aspects of Afro-Cuban religious practices.

Weiss, Dan: Fourteen Weiss, Dan:
Fourteen

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Fourteen musicians perform drummer Dan Weiss' ambitious compositional project, a through-composed work featuring an ensemble with guitar, horns, voices, harp, piano, organ, bass and percussion, with players including Weiss, Matt Mitchell, Judith Berkson, David Binney, &c. &c.

Wilkes, Corey & Abstrakt Pulse: Cries From Tha Ghetto Wilkes, Corey & Abstrakt Pulse:
Cries From Tha Ghetto

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Chicago trumpeter Wilkes, who plays in El'Zabar's Ethnic Heritage Ensemble and Exploding Star Orchestra, in his own Abstrakt Pulse sextet, a modern take on mid-60s jazz.

ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble: Crisis ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble:
Crisis

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY trumpeter Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble, exploring the juncture between jazz and music of the Middle East through sophisticated and lyrically stunning music, here focusing on revolution, civil war, and sectarian violence; a culture's struggle for survival.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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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.

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

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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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.

Ellman, Liberty Sextet: Radiate Ellman, Liberty Sextet:
Radiate

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist Liberty Ellman leads a sextet with Steve Lehman (alto sax), Jose Davila (tuba), Stephan Crump (bass), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) and Damon Reid (drums) in a diverse collection of eight original compositions of energetic, lyrical and informed NY jazz.

Iyer, Vijay / Mike Ladd: in What Language? Iyer, Vijay / Mike Ladd:
in What Language?

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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ElSaffar, Amir: Inana ElSaffar, Amir:
Inana

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Trumpeter Amir ElSaffar and his quintet expand the sonic possibilities of jazz by building on the modal music of the Iraqi maqam, adding a microtonal harmonic and melodic language influenced by the pitch-flexibility of Middle Eastern music.

Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble: Sixteen: Drummers Suite Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble:
Sixteen: Drummers Suite

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The follow-up to drummer/composer Dan Weiss's release "Fourteen" presents a larger ensemble taking on jazz, world music, prog rock, contemporary classical music and more in compositions named for drummers, with a diverse orchestration of acoustic and unconventional instruments.

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.

Sorey, Tyshawn: The Inner Spectrum of Variables [2 CDs] Sorey, Tyshawn:
The Inner Spectrum of Variables [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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New York drummer Tyshawn Sorey's impressive work for double trio is an ambitious chamber jazz composition using multiple harmonic, formal, rhythmic, and modal vocabularies in an exploratory and improvisational framework, inspired by the work of Lawrence D. Butch Morris.

Lehman, Steve (feat. HPrizm / Gaston Bandimic / Maciek Lasserre): Selebeyone Lehman, Steve (feat. HPrizm / Gaston Bandimic / Maciek Lasserre):
Selebeyone

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY saxophonist Steve Lehman merges his sophisticated jazz roots with the experimental hip-hop community, including French saxophonist Maciek Lasserre, vocalists HPrizm & Gaston Bandimic alongside bassist Drew Gress, drummer Damion Reid, and pianist Carlos Homs.

Finlayson, Jonathan / Sicilian Defense: Moving Still Finlayson, Jonathan / Sicilian Defense:
Moving Still

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson's 2nd Pi album, in a quintet with pianist Matt Mitchell, bassist John Hebert, guitarist Miles Okazaki, and drummer Craig Weinrib, for 6 original lyrical compositions with captivating progressions and top notch soloing making great modern jazz.

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [VINYL] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [VINYL]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Okazaki, Miles: Trickster Okazaki, Miles:
Trickster

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Intricate interplay in modern jazz from guitarist Miles Okazaki in a quartet with fellow New Yorkers Craig Taborn on piano, Anthony Tidd on bass, and Sean Rickman on drums--Tidd and Rickman his compatriots in Steve Coleman and Five Elements--performing Okazaki's playfully complex and innovative compositions that drive some serious grooves.

Revolutionary Ensemble, The: And Now... Revolutionary Ensemble, The:
And Now...

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Threadgill, Henry : Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus Threadgill, Henry :
Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Composer Henry Threadgill's Double Up band does not include Threadgill himself, but for this second release with the group he adds a 3rd piano (also doubling on harmonium) alongside two alto saxophones, cello, tuba, drums and percussion, the octet performing Threadgill's complex yet effortlessly intricate and distinctive compositions that allow his performers to shine.

Threadgill, Henry 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg: Dirt... And More Dirt Threadgill, Henry 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg:
Dirt... And More Dirt

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Composer, saxophonist and flutist Henry Threadgill presents 2 full-length works for his 15 piece band "14 or 15 Kestra: Agg", as he explores new ways of integrating composition with group improvisation, here using an entirely new system of improvisation based on preconceived series of intervals realized in multi-layered counterpoint, rigorous polyphony, and timbral contrasts.

Virelles, David: Igbo Alakorin (The Singer's Grove) Vol. I & II Virelles, David:
Igbo Alakorin (The Singer's Grove) Vol. I & II

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Cuban born NY pianist David Virelles documents the musicians of his birthplace, Santiago de Cuba, home to musical styles such as son, changui, nengon, and conga, in two distinct projects: Volume I, where Virelles introduces Orquesta Luz de Oriente tracing the roots of the Cuban big band tradition; and Volume II, reinterpreting the piano music of iconic pianist Antonio Maria Romeu.

Art Ensemble of Chicago, The : We are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration [2 CDS] Art Ensemble of Chicago, The :
We are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration [2 CDS]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Marking 50 years for Chicago's most important and innovative ensembles, formed in 1969 to advance creative musicians as part of the AACM, is this tribute to and based on music written by late members Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors, and Joseph Jarman, performed by 15 innovative musicians young and old, and presented in 2 CDs: one in the studio and one live at the 2018 Edgefest.

Mitchell, Matt : Phalanx Ambassadors Mitchell, Matt :
Phalanx Ambassadors

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The sophisticated compositions of New York pianist Matt Mitchell on piano, also performing on synthesizer, are heard in this quintet with Miles Okazaki on electric & acoustic guitars, Patricia Brennan on vibraphone & marimba, Kim Cass on bass, and Kate Gentile on drums & percussion, a challenging album that rewards through intensity and incredible detail.

Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano:
No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL] Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Rousay, Claire: Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Rousay, Claire:
Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Exploring human relationships and self perception through the use of physical objects and their potential sounds, San Antonio drummer Claire Rousay, who has worked with Jacob Wick, Ken Vandermark, Brandon Lopez, &c. recorded these six solo drum performances in the studio, developing each in a way that shows her strong technical skills and narrative voice on the drums.

 

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